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Saabhas announced the establishment of Saab Defense and Security USA LLC (SDAS). This represents the joining of several U.S.-based Saab defense companies into a single US defense and homeland security provider.
Astrium has delivered the proto-flight model of the microwave radiometer to the prime contractor, Thales Alenia Space, for installation on the Sentinel-3A satellite.
The Austrian Ministry of Defence has ordered six Tracker mini unmanned air systems. This contract was won by Survey Copter in cooperation with the Kapsch Group.
Mercury Systems receives $3.4M order for high-performance digital signal processing modules for synthetic aperture radar application
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, announced it received a $3.4 million follow-on order from a leading defense prime contractor for high-performance digital signal processing modules for an unmanned airborne synthetic aperture radar (SAR) application.
Raytheon Co. fired 84 precision-guided Excalibur Ib all up rounds during qualification flight tests at Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz. During the testing, Excalibur Ib exhibited exceptional accuracy, with the majority of the rounds landing within two meters of the target. The tests also certified stringent performance and safety requirements.
L-3 and Lemko fly an ultra-light airborne 4G LTE SwarmNetwork for tactical air to ground broadband communications
L-3 and Lemko Corp. flew an ultra-light airborne 4G LTE SwarmNetwork for tactical air to ground broadband communications. The X5 aerial demonstration proved that the same high-speed data infrastructure available in fixed mounted or dismounted configurations on the ground can be further supported from the air. Lemko's solution surpasses traditional LTE coverage bubbles by the ODC SwarmNetwork providing an ad-hoc LTE network with roaming, hand-off and survivability between nodes.
BAE Systems’ new 45 nm ASICs for space environments pack ten times more functionality and performance into the same size as current chips, without adding significant power needs.
Mercury Systems receives $4.6M in orders for high performance signal processing subsystems for ship-borne radar application
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, announced it received $4.6 million in follow-on orders from a leading defense prime contractor for high performance signal processing subsystems for a ship-borne radar application. The orders were booked in the Company’s fiscal 2014 first quarter and are expected to be shipped within the next 24 months.
Crane Aerospace & Electronics Microwave Solutions launches its new VPX product line, which includes three products: Modular Quad IF Up and Down Converter, Modular Direct Synthesizer and the Modular Seven Channel Indirect Synthesizer.