Applied Radar Inc. received two new contracts this week including a new Phase 1 SBIR ($150,000) on Passive Airborne Radar Using Opportunistic Signals (PASAROS) with the US Air Force Research Lab at WPAFB, OH, and a Phase 2 Enhancement ($500,000) on Adaptive Distributed Aperture Radar Mainlobe Jammer Suppression with the US Missile Defense Agency (MDA) in Huntsville, AL.
Mercury Computer Systems Inc. announced that it has received a contract from a major defense prime contractor to provide high performance digital signal processing modules and software to facilitate a technology refresh for the prime’s airborne radar application. The Mercury solution and subsequent refresh will also protect the prime’s significant investment in software development across a range of products.
Cassidian, the defense and security division of EADS, has demonstrated, in a simulation study, the operational advantages of the Eurofighter’s future e-scan radar and has introduced the first pilots to the particular features of this technology.
Cassidian has introduced its new Airport Surveillance Radar, Next Generation (ASR-NG) radar, which is claimed to offer completely new options for air traffic control and for safe guidance of aircraft during take-off and landing.
The French defense ministry’s integrated structure for through-life support of aeronautical equipment (SIMMAD) has awarded Thales the contract to support its equipment on board the Rafale aircraft in service with the French Air Force and French Navy. Under the terms of the contract, Thales is responsible for supporting the Rafale’s phased array radar, electronic warfare system, avionics, optronics and communication systems.