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Boeing has applied new anti-jamming technology to an existing military satellite for the first time, expanding the military's potential to access secure communications more affordably.
Selex ES has flown its SAGE electronic warfare system on an unmanned aerial system for the first time on-board a Schiebel CAMCOPTER®S-100 UAS in two separate flight trials.
Lockheed Martin received two production contracts on totaling $449 million from the U.S. Air Force for continued production of the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM) and the Extended Range (ER) variant.
Exelis has received a contract valued at more than
Striking new observations with the Atacama Large Millimeter/ submillimeter Array (ALMA) telescope capture, for the first time, the remains of a recent supernova brimming with freshly formed dust. If enough of this dust makes the perilous transition into interstellar space, it could explain how many galaxies acquired their dusty, dusky appearance.
BAE Systems has designed the SWaP Multi-INT system, which detects and tracks adversaries’ activities in real time. The new multi-function radar system integrates with airborne intelligence, gathering sensors that capture information simultaneously.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that Nevada has been selected as one of six locations to be a center for unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) development in the United States. As a UAV development site, the most likely economic forecast shows that there could be thousands of jobs for UAS direct employees with an average wage of approximately $62,000; an estimated $2.5 billion in economic impact in present dollars; and an estimated $125 million in annual state and local tax revenue.
The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems a three-year, $171 million contract to continue providing engineering and integration support to its Fleet Ballistic Missile Program. The work will focus on the Navy’s Trident II D-5 submarine-launched ballistic missiles.