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NuWaves Engineering has been selected to join the University of Dayton Research Institute’s Center for Unmanned Aerial System Exploitation (CUE) consortium.
ViaSat Inc. has received orders in excess of $11 million for Joint IP Modem Network Control Centers (NCCs), remote modems, and Joint IP Modem enhancements. These production contracts enable the Department of Defense to complete its roll out of interoperable network services to warfighters from teleports and Strategic Tactical Entry Points (STEPs). In addition, the orders include further development of the Joint IP Modem to enable efficient regional connectivity within a larger global network footprint. These awards follow successfully deliveries against previous contract obligations.
Anritsu Co. announces it was a sponsor of the third annual Disaster Management Initiative (DMI), held at Carnegie Mellon University, Silicon Valley (CMUSV) on November 4-5 at the university’s campus in Moffett Field, CA, in the heart of Silicon Valley. As part of the sponsorship, David Witkowski, senior product manager, Anritsu, led a session that focused on digital radio technologies for public safety, government, and infrastructure users.
API Technologies Corp., a trusted provider of RF/microwave, microelectronics, and security solutions for critical and high-reliability applications, announced the new SST™ Secure Communications Hub (SCH) with integrated encryption. The SB1500ER Secure Communication Hub is a single, integrated device that replaces case-based solutions. It provides both 3G or satellite connectivity and high grade (Type 1 equivalent) IP encryption. The SCH is currently deployed in the UK Government.
XTAR LLC, the first U.S. commercial provider of satellite services in the X-band frequency, announced that it has gained a significant segment of the growing airborne intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (AISR) market over the last 12 months. These contracts represent more than 100 MHz of bandwidth and are valued at more than $8 million.
Auriga Microwave announced that Dr. Nick Kingsley will host the "Gallium Nitride: Ready for Radar Primetime" workshop at the 6th annual Military Radar Summit. The workshop, to be held on Monday, February 25, at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, DC, is part of the three-day summit event that gathers academics and government and industry executives to discuss the latest military radar developments.
According to Euroconsult's newly released research report, Government Space Markets, World Prospects to 2022, government spending on space reached a peak in 2012 of $72.9 billion, a non-negligible increase compared to 2011 which followed two consecutive years of minimal growth.
The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress April 3 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of the Republic of Singapore for 20 AIM 9X-2 SIDEWINDER Block II All Up Round Missiles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $36 million.
Astrium Americas announced that its subsidiary, Astrium Services Government Inc., will offer UAE-owned Yahsat Military Ka-Band service to the U.S. government. This service allows any U.S. government or Department of Defense end user to utilize Yahsat Military Ka-Band capacity that is compatible with the Wideband Global Satellite (WGS) constellation for greater global coverage and reliability.
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