SPACE TECHNOLOGY

Electronics and electro-optics that must withstand harsh conditions in space, such as radiation, temperature extremes, and long periods without maintenance

Army orders more Gray Eagle attack drones

U.S. Army officials are ordering 19 MQ-1C Gray Eagle reconnaissance and attack unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), as well as 19 satellite UAV control stations. 

Lockheed Martin to provide support and obsolescence mitigation to bring AEHF SATCOM online

Lockheed Martin to provide support and obsolescence mitigation to bring AEHF SATCOM online

LOS ANGELES AFB, Calif., 8 July 2015. Lockheed Martin Corp. won a couple of contracts last week to help bring the U.S. military's Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) high-bandwidth satellite communications (SATCOM) network on line.

New Russian directed-energy weapon could complicate U.S. military strategic planning

New Russian directed-energy weapon could complicate U.S. military strategic planning

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 7 July 2015. The Russian defense industry reportedly has developed a directed-energy weapon that can destroy or disable sophisticated electronic guidance and navigation systems in manned and unmanned aircraft and precision-guided missiles.

Missile Defense Agency looks to IDT to provide test equipment for ballistic missile defense

Missile Defense Agency looks to IDT to provide test equipment for ballistic missile defense

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., 7 July 2015. U.S. missile-defense test equipment experts are looking to Innovative Defense Technologies LLC (IDT) in Arlington, Va., for a new and innovative approach for automated testing, data analysis, and requirements verification for ballistic missile defense systems.

Rockwell Collins pushes forward Air Force effort to rush M-Code GPS receivers to warfighters

Rockwell Collins pushes forward Air Force effort to rush M-Code GPS receivers to warfighters

LOS ANGELES AFB, Calif. 16 June 2015. Satellite navigation experts at Rockwell Collins in Cedar Rapids, Iowa,, are speeding their work on developing anti-jam Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers with special M-code GPS capability for military operations.

SPACE ELECTRONICS: Rad-tolerant FPGAs for space and high-altitude aviation introduced by Microsemi

Microsemi Corp. in Aliso Viejo, Calif., is introducing the RTG4 radiation-tolerant, high-speed field-programmable gate array (FPGA) family for manned spacecraft and satellites.

DATA HANDLING: Boeing looks to Curtiss-Wright to provide data-handling space avionics

Spacecraft designers at the Boeing Co. needed data-handling avionics for the Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100 spacecraft that Boeing is building for NASA. 

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