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DHS to buy Raytheon maritime search radars

Homeland Security officials to order broad-area airborne maritime search radars from Raytheon

WASHINGTON, 26 June 2014. Maritime surveillance experts at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in Washington needed airborne radar systems for searching the surface of the ocean for a variety of security applications. They found their solution from the Raytheon Co. Space and Airborne Systems segment in McKinney, Texas.

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

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

LAKEHURST, N.J., 19 June 2014. U.S. Navy avionics experts are overseeing a program to create a radar system to enable unmanned aerial vehicles to sense and avoid nearby aircraft to avoid mid-air collisions and other difficulties caused by airborne close encounters.

Global altimeter and pitot tube market set to grow 12.2 percent over next five years

Global altimeter and pitot tube market set to grow 12.2 percent over next five years

DALLAS, 19 June 2014. The global market for aircraft altimeter systems and pitot tubes will rise 12.2 percent from an estimated $2.3 billion this year to $2.62 billion in 2019, predict analysts at market researcher Markets and Markets in Dallas. These sensors measure aircraft altitude and speed.

Reliance on geographical information to drive geospatial technology spending to $2.43 billion in 2018

Reliance on geographical information to drive geospatial technology spending to $2.43 billion in 2018

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., 18 June 2014. U.S. military spending for geospatial technologies will reach $2.43 billion in 2018, predict analysts at market researcher Frost & Sullivan in Mountain View, Calif.

Navy and Air Force choose DRFM jammers from Mercury Systems to help spoof enemy radar

Navy and Air Force choose DRFM jammers from Mercury Systems to help spoof enemy radar

CYPRESS, Calif., 18 June 2014. U.S. Navy and Air Force electronic warfare experts needed advanced digital RF memory (DRFM) jammers for a variety of aircraft. They found their solution from the Mercury Systems Inc. Mercury Defense Systems subsidiary in Cypress, Calif.

Four-way Iso-divider from Crane combines power and isolators on one package for satellite uses

Four-way Iso-divider from Crane combines power and isolators on one package for satellite uses

WEST CALDWELL, N.J., 18 June 2014. Crane Aerospace & Electronics Microwave Solutions in West Caldwell, N.J., is introducing the Ku-Band four-way Iso-divider for satellite applications.

UAV CONTROL: Navy chooses shipboard data link from L3 Communications-West to communicate with UAVs

The U.S. Navy needed a digital data link to control the MQ-8B and MQ-8C unmanned helicopters operating from the Littoral Combat Ship. They found the solution at L3 Communications-West in Salt Lake City.

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