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L-3 WESCAM unveiled its new land vehicle surveillance system, the MX™-LVSS, at CANSEC, Canada’s largest defence and security trade show, in the outside display area, booth 2019. Based on L-3 WESCAM’s industry-leading MXSeries of multi-spectral, highly stabilized imaging systems, the MX-LVSS is a modular and rugged solution consisting of low-risk, battle-proven, commercial-off-the-shelf subsystemscurrently operating in the world’s harshest terrains and climates.
Selex ES has completed deliveries of the Praetorian electronic warfare self protection system for Tranche 2 Eurofighter Typhoons.
Elektrobit (EB) releases a white paper on utilizing cognitive radio technology in military communications
Elektrobit (EB) has released a whitepaper on Cognitive Communication Networks that explores how cognitive radio can be utilized in military communications. The white paper discusses how cognitive radio works and how future wireless systems equipped with cognitive radio capabilities could dynamically access new frequency bands, and at the same time protect higher-priority users on the same bands from harmful interference. Cognitive radio capabilities utilized in military communications would enable mobile troops to communicate and share information even more effectively.
The Northrop Grumman Corp.-built MQ-4C Triton high-altitude unmanned aircraft successfully completed its first flight today from the company's manufacturing facility in Palmdale.
SRC Inc. is pleased to announce the availability of the new SR Hawk™ (V)2 Enhanced ground surveillance radar (GSR). Built upon the success of previous versions of this system, the SR Hawk (V)2 Enhanced version is a high-performance, highly reliable, commercially available ground surveillance radar with a low total ownership cost. It is ideal for missions such as border surveillance, force protection, port and harbor security and critical infrastructure protection. The system is designed and manufactured in United States.
OEwaves’ chip-scale Micro-Opto-Electronic oscillator (Micro-OEO) supported Lockheed Martin's Extended Area Protection and Survivability (EAPS) program’s successful Guided Test Flight of the Miniature Hit-to-Kill (MHTK) interceptor.
ViaSat has executed a contract with Boeing to build ViaSat-2, which is based on ViaSat’s next generation, Ka-Band satellite technology and architecture. ViaSat-2 is expected to be, by far, the world’s highest capacity satellite at the time of launch (scheduled for mid-2016).
An ITT Exelis product that detects and locates GPS interference sources in 3-D by using longitude, latitude and altitude has successfully completed a significant integration milestone.
With today’s launch of the fourth GPS IIF satellite, Boeing and the U.S. Air Force continue modernizing the Global Positioning System that millions of people worldwide rely on as a navigation and timing resource.
Northrop Grumman Corp. and the U.S. Navy launched a new chapter in the history of unmanned systems – carrier-capable unmanned aircraft – by successfully catapulting the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator from the deck of the USS George H.W. Bush(CVN-77).