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Air Force researchers ready major cyber security project to safeguard avionics from computer hackers

Air Force researchers ready major cyber security project to safeguard avionics from computer hackers

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio, 3 April 2015. U.S. Air Force researchers are advising industry to get ready for a potential $49.7 million cyber security project to safeguard military avionics from computer hackers and other cyber warfare threats.

Air Force to convert 25 F-16 jet fighters to target drones in $28.5 million contract to Boeing

Air Force to convert 25 F-16 jet fighters to target drones in $28.5 million contract to Boeing

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla., 30 March 2015. Military avionics experts at the Boeing Co. will convert 25 retired U.S. Air Force Lockheed Martin F-16 jet fighters into sophisticated manned and unmanned target drones under terms of a $28.5 million contract announced Friday.

DARPA surveys industry for mature unmanned sensor payloads to detect and classify surface vessels

DARPA surveys industry for mature unmanned sensor payloads to detect and classify surface vessels

ARLINGTON, Va., 30 March 2015. U.S. military researchers are surveying industry to find mature electro-optic sensor payload and signal-processing technologies that can help unmanned surface vessels (USVs) detect and classify other surface ships in the area.

Should some smart munitions be classified as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)?

Should some smart munitions be classified as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs)?

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 24 March 2015. We live in an era of dizzying technological sophistication. It seems that everything electronic has some sort of "intelligence," from autonomous flying drones to late-model kitchen appliances.

Textron to provide directional antennas to help warfighters access imagery and video from UAVs

Textron to provide directional antennas to help warfighters access imagery and video from UAVs

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala., 24 March 2015. U.S. Army surveillance experts needed directional antennas to help warfighters in the field access reconnaissance imagery and video from unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and manned surveillance aircraft. They found their solution from Textron Systems Corp. in Hunt Valley, Md.

Air Force asks Raytheon to build 250 air-launched EW jamming drones to defeat enemy missile defenses

Air Force asks Raytheon to build 250 air-launched EW jamming drones to defeat enemy missile defenses

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla., 23 March 2015. U.S. Air Force airborne weapons experts are asking Raytheon Co. to build 250 electronic warfare (EW) jamming drones under terms of a $91.6 million contract announced last week.

Army orders 19 MQ-1C Gray Eagle reconnaissance and attack drones for division aviation support

Army orders 19 MQ-1C Gray Eagle reconnaissance and attack drones for division aviation support

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala., 19 March 2015. U.S. Army aviation experts are ordering 19 MQ-1C Gray Eagle reconnaissance and attack drones under terms of a $132.7 million contract announced this week to General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. in Poway, Calif.

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