Technologies for surface ships, submarines, and unmanned marine vehicles

Navy eyes 360-degree multispectral persistent surveillance for ship defense

U.S. Navy shipboard electronics experts are looking for companies interested in developing an electro-optical sensor that provides 360-degree multispectral persistent surveillance capability.

Navy takes page from optical cable industry for ocean surveillance

U.S. Navy undersea warfare experts are investigating the commercial undersea cable industry to find technologies that might be useful in maritime surveillance systems.

Navy chooses RDRTec to develop sense-and-avoid radar for Fire Scout and Triton UAVs

U.S. Navy avionics experts are overseeing a program to create a radar system to enable unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to sense and avoid nearby aircraft to avoid mid-air collisions and other difficulties caused by airborne close encounters.

Northrop Grumman to begin upgrading Kearfott navigation systems in MQ-8B/C Fire Scout UAVs

Northrop Grumman to begin upgrading Kearfott navigation systems in MQ-8B/C Fire Scout UAVs

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 9 July 2014. U.S. Navy unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) experts plan to upgrade the navigation systems in Northrop Grumman MQ-8B/C Fire Scout shipboard unmanned helicopters to improve the UAV's precision and reliability.

How Pentagon budgets are hitting America's defenses where it hurts

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 8 July 2014. I ran across a news story this week that starkly illustrates the bind the U.S. military finds itself in as defense budgets continue to shrink while the military services continue to insist on ever-more-expensive weapon systems.

Rugged 6U VPX single board computer for unmanned vehicles, radar, and sonar introduced by GE

Rugged 6U VPX single board computer for unmanned vehicles, radar, and sonar introduced by GE

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., 8 July 2014. GE Intelligent Platforms in Huntsville, Ala., is introducing the SBC626 rugged 6U VPX single board computer for constrained environments such as manned- and unmanned vehicles. The computer board is based on the quad-core 4th generation Intel Core i7 processor.

Lockheed wins $200 million DARPA contract to prepare new anti-ship missile for 2017 acquisition

Lockheed wins $200 million DARPA contract to prepare new anti-ship missile for 2017 acquisition

ARLINGTON, Va., 7 July 2014. U.S. military researchers are asking Lockheed Martin Corp. to prepare an experimental advanced anti-ship missile for acquisition within the next three years for use on the U.S. Navy F/A-18E/F Super Hornet fighter bomber, as well as the U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer supersonic bomber.

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