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Contractor protests, navigating without GPS, and laser Maverick this week on Rapid Fire

NASHUA, N.H., 10 Sept. 2014. Contractor protests, sobering defense assessments, navigating without GPS, and laser Maverick highlight this week's Rapid Fire interview with John Keller and Ernesto Burden of Military & Aerospace Electronics.

Multi-billion-dollar Navy CANES shipboard networking program held up for protest: here we go again

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 9 Sept. 2014. We live in an era of protest and contention; I understand that. You can't escape this facet of our culture even if you're just trying to relax in front of the game. NFL football routinely protests referee calls pending review on camera instant replay. Major League Baseball started something similar this season.

Contractor protests could hold up Navy CANES shipboard networking program until December

SAN DIEGO, 9 Sept. 2014. An important multi-billion-dollar U.S. Navy project to upgrade the command, control, communications, computers, intelligence (C4I), and networking equipment aboard the nation's surface warship fleet is being held up for as long as three months due to contractor protests.

RACKMOUNT COMPUTERS: Embedded computer for rackmount applications introduced by Crystal

Crystal Group Inc. in Hiawatha, Iowa, is introducing the RS111S13 rugged embedded computer for rackmount applications in tight confines like airborne command centers, unmanned vehicles, ships and submarines, server rooms, and process control centers.

BOARD PRODUCTS: Navy asks North Atlantic to supply synchro-to-digital cards

U.S. Navy shipboard electronics experts needed spare VME synchro-to-digital converter (SDC) circuit card assemblies (CCA) for the AN/UPX-29(V) Interrogator System Mode 5 shipboard identification-friend-or-foe (IFF) system.

K2 Energy batteries to help power Navy electromagnetic railgun

U.S. Navy hypervelocity weapons experts needed powerful and reliable batteries to power a large modular capacitor bank for the electromagnetic railgun.

IN BRIEF: Navy chooses companies to install CANES shipboard networking equipment

U.S. Navy communications experts are choosing five companies to share as much as $2.53 billion over the next eight years to install advanced command, control, communications, computers, and intelligence (C4I) shipboard networking equipment aboard the Navy's surface warship fleet.

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