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Two General Dynamics C4 Systems-developed AN/PRC-155 two-channel Manpack radios successfully completed secure voice and data calls from Alaska and the Arctic Circle, using MUOS waveform.
Cassidian has introduced the new Spexer 500 electronically scanning radar which opens up new opportunities for the surveillance and protection of sensitive industrial or military installations.
Remcom, provider of electromagnetic simulation software and solutions, announces that it will feature a new high-fidelity, accelerated capability for simulating moving radios as well as recent research into the impact that wind turbines and wind farms have on radar returns at the MILCOM conference, November 19-21, 2013.
Blighter Surveillance Systems, a British electronic-scanning (e-scan) radar and sensor solution provider, announced Blighter® Revolution 360, a mobile e-scan radar designed to address the growing need for low-cost and lightweight vehicle-mobile radar surveillance systems within the military market and in commercial and state security applications.
NASA’s Green Propellant Infusion Mission (GPIM) has been selected to test an advanced form of thermal insulation, called integrated multi-layer insulation (IMLI) that could become standard on future satellites and cryogenic subsystems. Validating this new insulation in space will help NASA build the technology required for long human spaceflight missions. Under a subcontract from Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., Quest Thermal Group LLC will manufacture the new insulation that will fly aboard the 2015 GPIM mission.
Raytheon Co. plans to increase the size of its Forest manufacturing facility by more than 20,000 square feet and hire more than 150 new workers, Raytheon and state officials announced.
It's a bouncing baby . . . star! Combined observations from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope and the newly completed Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) in Chile have revealed the throes of stellar birth as never before in the well-studied object known as HH 46/47.
The X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Demonstrator (UCAS-D) conducted flight operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), Nov. 10.
Astrium is now delivering to the UK MoD enhanced overseas tactical, land and maritime communications capability, which directly links to Astrium Services’ new IP core based modular infrastructure.