Global spending on GPS/GNSS systems and devices is expected to remain robust over the coming decade, according to Strategic Defence Intelligence new report – The Global Military GPS/GNSS Devices Market 2013-2023 – which forecasts market growth at a CAGR of 4.6%, primarily driven by their extensive use alongside associated software in modern or fourth-generation warfare.
The first Boeing Inmarsat-5 satellite has launched and sent signals from orbit, the initial step to establishing Global Xpress, the world’s first globally available high-speed mobile broadband service for government and commercial users.
Cassidian has supplied the world's first prototype of a mobile TETRA LTE radio system, which will allow voice and broadband data services to be used in parallel and is part of the German Armed Forces' highly mobile cellular networks study.
Victor Yamauchi has joined NATEL as vice president of continuous improvement, a position which will focus intensely on lean implementation and training to meet business needs, announced president and CEO Sudesh Arora.
Mercury Systems Inc., a best-of-breed provider of commercially developed, open sensor and Big Data processing systems for critical commercial, defense and intelligence applications, launched a new website, rf.mrcy.com, for companies pursuing innovative, affordable technology and a range of products that meet virtually any RF or microwave component need.
The global smart weapons market is valued at $3621 million in 2013 and is expected to register a CAGR of 8.06% to reach $5335.1 million by 2018. The cumulative market across the forecasted period is estimated to be $26.73 billion.
Australian Defence Minister Senator David Johnston announced that Defence has awarded two multi-million dollar contracts to Selex ES Ltd for the acquisition and support of modernised communication systems for the Royal Australian Navy’s eight ANZAC Class frigates.
A Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. instrument essential for a new era in precipitation measurements has arrived in Japan where it will launch aboard NASA’s Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission.
Rockwell Collins has been selected by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop a direct conversion digital receiver based on photonic technology. The three-year contract for the DISARMER program is valued up to $8.5 million.