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Thales to develop France's CERES space-borne military intelligence system

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The French defence procurement agency has selected Thales and Airbus Defence and Space as co-prime contractors for the design and construction of France's future military spaced-based signals intelligence system, which is due to enter service by 2020.
The French defence procurement agency has selected Thales and Airbus Defence and Space as co-prime contractors for the design and construction of France's future military spaced-based signals intelligence system, which is due to enter service by 2020.
The French defence procurement agency has selected Thales and Airbus Defence and Space as co-prime contractors for the design and construction of France's future military spaced-based signals intelligence system, which is due to enter service by 2020.

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Morgan Advanced Materials launchs new piezoelectric composite components

Morgan Advanced Materials, a leading manufacturer of electro ceramic products, including piezoelectric ceramics, high voltage and RF capacitors and microwave ceramics, announces the launch of a new range of piezoelectric composite components, ideal for applications where high performance is critical, including medical imaging, doppler flow, and military and commercial sonar.


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DARPA awards Raytheon Co. two contracts for phased-array systems

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded Raytheon Co. two contract modifications totaling a combined $5 million in support of the Arrays at Commercial Timescales (ACT) program. ACT is focused on developing technology that enables rapidly upgradable and widely deployable radar array architectures. The awards are the result of a competitive down select process after which DARPA chose Raytheon for the next phase of both programs.


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Mercury Systems receives $2 million in orders from U.S. Navy for DRFM jammers

Mercury Systems Inc., a leading high-tech commercial provider of more affordable secure and sensor processing subsystems powering today’s critical defense and intelligence applications, announced that its Mercury Defense Systems (MDS) subsidiary has received $2 million in follow-on orders to deliver advanced Digital RF Memory (DRFM) jammers to the U.S. Navy.


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Raytheon awarded $122M U.S. Navy contract

Raytheon received a contract modification for $122,443,911 to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-14-C-0075) for the procurement of 114 Tomahawk Block IV All Up Round missiles for the U.S. Navy. This completes the Navy's planned purchase of 214 Tomahawk Block IV missiles for fiscal year 2015 and continues to build the inventory to support warfighting requirements.


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