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Northrop Grumman Corp. has been selected by the U.S. Navy to conduct a study that explores the replacement of the SPS-48 and SPS-49 air surveillance radars currently on board U.S. Navy amphibious ships and aircraft carriers.
X-COM Systems Mobile Measurement Vehicle brings long-duration signal capture and analysis to customer sites
X-COM Systems LLC, a subsidiary of Bird Technologies, introduced its Mobile Measurement Vehicle (MMV), a fully-configured mobile platform that provides a diverse array of capabilities ranging from RF signal capture, storage, playback, and analysis, to spectrum monitoring, emitter direction-finding and geo-location, and on-site or mobile testing of commercial and military wireless communications, radar, and electronic warfare systems.
Harris Corp., an international communications and information technology company, has received an $11 million order from a Middle Eastern nation to provide a comprehensive coastal intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance communications network.
Exelis successfully completed factory acceptance testing for the Global Positioning System (GPS) III navigation payload simulator software. Developed by Exelis, the software will simulate the behavior of GPS signals in space, which will be used for testing the U.S. Air Force's next generation GPS ground station known as the operational control system (OCX). The simulator will be integrated into the
Mercury Systems received $3.3 million in follow-on orders from Raytheon’s Integrated Defense Systems to provide OpenVPX™-based radar subsystems and spares for the Patriot Air and Missile Defense System.
Astrium has completed the radar instrument for the Sentinel-1A environmental satellite and will deliver it to Thales Alenia Space (TAS) in Rome for installation on the satellite. The heart of the mission is the C-band SAR instrument built by Astrium.
Raytheon Co. has been selected by Lockheed Martin Aeronautics to provide its Advanced Countermeasure Electronic System (ACES) for the second group of Iraq's F-16IQ aircraft ordered this year. ACES was also selected by Lockheed Martin in 2012 for the first group of F-16IQs and is the integrated electronic warfare system of choice for other international air forces.
LONGBOW LLC, a joint venture between Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman, received a $92.8 million contract from the U. S. Army to provide Life Cycle Contractor Support (LCCS) for LONGBOW programs on the AH-64D and AH-64E helicopters.