UNMANNED VEHICLES

Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), unmanned aerial system (UAS), unmanned surface vehicle (USV), unmanned ground vehicle (UGV), and unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) technologies

The future of high-performance embedded computing

HPEC technology is leading to never-before-envisioned applications like mobile tactical cloud computing and compact systems on chips that bring supercomputer performance to small platforms like unmanned vehicles.

Air Force asks industry for new ways to protect computers and embedded systems from cyber attacks

Air Force asks industry for new ways to protect computers and embedded systems from cyber attacks

ROME, N.Y., 8 Aug. 2014. U.S. Air Force researchers are asking industry for cyberspace-defense capabilities to help the Air Force avoid cyber attacks. Researchers want industry's help in understanding the cyber situation, assessing potential impacts, and implementing deterrence and effects-based defensive methodologies.

Exelis

Airborne EW on the rise, focuses on A2AD and pivot to Pacific, says Andy Dunn of Exelis

"The biggest changes in the world [relate to] the Pivot to the Pacific and reacting to the anti-access/area-denial (A2AD) strategies. Electronic warfare (EW) demands in the past were to support ongoing conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, so the focus of those EW investments were counter-IED, for example, and other technologies to fight that war and counter the threats of those campaigns," explains Andrew "Andy" Dunn, VP, Business Development, Integrated & Electronic Warfare, Exelis Inc., Electronic Systems Division.

Infrared sensor payload for UAVs, helicopters, and light jets introduced by Elbit

Infrared sensor payload for UAVs, helicopters, and light jets introduced by Elbit

HAIFA, Israel, 31 July 2014. Elbit Systems Ltd. in Haifa, Israel, is introducing the DCoMPASS FHD iMEP all-in-one integrated surveillance sensor payload for lightweight platforms like light attack and search and rescue helicopters, medium-sized unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), and special-mission light jets.

Navy to ask industry to develop laser weapon prototype for deployment on helicopters

Navy to ask industry to develop laser weapon prototype for deployment on helicopters

RIDGECREST, Calif., 29 July 2014. U.S. Navy airborne weapons experts are ready to kick off a program to develop a high-energy laser weapon for manned and unmanned helicopters to perform a variety of military operations at sea.

FLIR Systems to provide Star Safire 380 thermal imaging systems to Austrian military

FLIR Systems to provide Star Safire 380 thermal imaging systems to Austrian military

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., 29 July 2014. Surveillance and reconnaissance experts in the Austrian military needed long-range high-definition thermal imaging systems for a variety of intelligence applications. They found their solution from FLIR Systems Inc. in Wilsonville, Ore.

Navy chooses 150-Watt power supplies from Daitron for underwater warfare systems support

Navy chooses 150-Watt power supplies from Daitron for underwater warfare systems support

KEYPORT, Wash., 28 July 2014. U.S. Navy underwater warfare experts needed 150-Watt single-channel power supplies for a variety of support for submarines, torpedoes, land-attack systems, and fleet training systems. They found their solution from Daitron Inc. in Wilsonville Ore.

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