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Even though the JSF has yet to make its operational debut, the US Navy is already looking ahead, issuing a Request for Information (RfI) for a new fighter, which could be manned or unmanned, to replace the Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler in the 2030s.
QinetiQ is working with the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to establish a new Unmanned Air Systems Capability Development Centre (UASCDC) to support the rapid development of unmanned air systems (UAS) programmes from concept to deployment.
The BAE Systems Falcon Tactical Communications System has successfully completed systems field trials following weeks of extensive testing by the UK Ministry of Defence.
Highlights the EDI CON 2013 conference and trade show that will take place in Beijing in 2013
Gaas Labs LLC, a private investment fund targeting the communications semiconductor market led by industry veteran John Ocampo, announced that it has acquired privately-held Nitronex Corp., an innovative leader in the design and manufacture of gallium nitride (GaN) based RF solutions for high performance applications in the defense, communications, cable TV, and industrial & scientific markets.
Raytheon Co. has connected 37 different types of radios from U.S. military and coalition partners on its vehicular soldier radio system while providing a robust and integrated backbone for on-the-move tactical communications. The system, featuring Raytheon's Next Generation Mobile Ad hoc Network Waveform (NMW), will be tested at the next phase of the U.S. Army's Network Integration Evaluation (NIE) in both lab and field environments this fall.
L-3 Communications announced that its L-3 GCS subsidiary has been awarded a contract by USSOCOM to develop and manufacture Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) satellite systems. The program will provide tactically deployed Special Operations Forces with worldwide communications connectivity.
API Technologies Corp., a trusted provider of RF/microwave, microelectronics, and security solutions for critical and high-reliability applications, announced that it has received a $2.4 million order to provide the manufacture and test of a shipboard defensive subsystem capable of tracking and targeting multiple low horizon threats that will support a major national defense program.
Introduction to a highly integrated silicon chipset solution in recognition of important developments taking place in the 57 to 64 GHz band