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Lockheed Martin chooses Harris to upgrade F-35 Lightning II mission system avionics

Joint Chiefs: 70 Percent of U.S. Cyber Command force teams are fully operational

New drone laser weapon could stop enemy missiles in boost phase

Raytheon invests in technology to meet hypersonic threats

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Air Force asks Verus Research to develop electronics-killing HPEM technologies for military weapons

High-power electromagnetics (HPEM) technology experts at Verus Research in Albuquerque, N.M., are helping the U.S. Air Force find ways of integrating future electronics-killing HPEM technologies onto military weapons platforms.

Slide show: Deploying the Special Forces

Take a moment and enjoy a slide show of this week's photos of life in the military from Military & Aerospace Electronics.

Navy continues buying radar-spoofing electronic warfare (EW) equipment from Mercury Systems

U.S. Navy airborne electronic warfare (EW) experts are continuing their support of radar-spoofing electronic warfare (EW) technology from Mercury Systems Inc. that can fool enemy radar systems with false and deceptively moving targets.

Navy asks BAE Systems to build F/A-18 aircraft antennas that cut through enemy GPS jamming

U.S. Navy avionics experts are asking RF and microwave systems designers at BAE Systems Inc. to provide special anti-jam conformal aircraft antennas to ensure that F/A-18 combat jet pilots have continual access to Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite navigation signals even in the presence of electronic warfare (EW) jamming and interference.

Arete moves forward on multispectral UAV sensor payloads to find mines on invasion beaches

Electro-optics experts at Arete Associates in Tucson, Ariz., are moving forward on a project to design multispectral UAV sensor payloads to help military unmanned helicopters detect and pinpoint mines and obstacles in beach surf zones to help keep Marines safe during amphibious attacks.

Lockheed Martin prepares to upgrade Navy submarine sonar to latest digital signal processing

Submarine sonar experts at Lockheed Martin Corp. are preparing to bring digital signal processing capability aboard U.S. Navy fast-attack, cruise-missile, and ballistic-missile submarines up-to-date through the year 2020.

Lockheed Martin to provide smart munitions for allied GMLRS long-range field artillery systems

Battlefield smart munitions experts at Lockheed Martin Corp. are building thousands of smart munitions for the Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) field artillery for the militaries of Finland, France, Germany, and Singapore under terms of $471.7 million contract.

Raytheon gets order for 180 AIM-9X infrared-guided air-to-air missiles for U.S. and allied air forces

U.S. Navy aerial warfare experts are asking the Raytheon Co. to build 180 AIM-9X precision short-range infrared-guided air-to-air missiles for jet fighters and other combat aircraft under terms of a $82.8 million order.

General Dynamics to maintain and upgrade Army SIGINT and electronic warfare (EW) vetronics

Military signals intelligence (SIGINT) and electronic warfare (EW) experts at General Dynamics Corp. will maintain and upgrade combat vehicle SIGINT vetronics system to enhance the system's ability to detect, identify, locate and deter a wide range of signal emissions on the battlefield.

Air Force chooses Braxton Technologies to handle NTS-3 satellite navigation ground control

U.S. Air Force space experts are asking Braxton Technologies in Colorado Springs, Colo., to build the ground control segment of an upcoming research project to enable U.S. satellite navigation systems to operate reliably amid electronic jamming, spoofing, and cyber attacks expected in future military conflicts.

Army looking for rugged COTS radios to help detect radioactive materials and nuclear weapons

U.S. Army researchers are surveying industry to find rugged commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) radios that can help in detecting and characterizing radioactive materials that could indicate the presence of terrorist nuclear weapons, dirty bombs, or other radioactive weapons of mass destruction.

Aurora Flight Sciences chooses AMETEK PDS power-distribution unit for XV-24A LightningStrike UAV

Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) designers at Aurora Flight Sciences in Manassas, Va., needed electric power distribution for the company's XV-24A LightningStrike unmanned vertical take-off and landing aircraft. They found their solution from the Power and Data Systems (PDS) business unit of AMETEK Aerospace & Defense in Harleysville, Pa.

Army chooses electro-optical turret imaging systems from Palomar for armored combat vehicle uses

U.S. Army combat vehicle experts needed binocular image control units for to meet a broad range of electro-optical turret applications for armored ground vehicles such as the M1 Abrams main battle tank. They found their solution from Palomar Display Products in Carlsbad, Calif.

Three-phase rackmount power inverters for military and industrial uses introduced by Nova

Power electronics specialist Nova Electric in Bergenfield, N.J., is introducing the NGLRK series of three-phase high-power pure sine wave rackmount inverters for industrial and military applications where DC voltage must convert to 50, 60, or 400 Hz.

Aitech, ADLINK ruggedize Xeon 3U VPX embedded computing for harsh-environment applications

Aitech Defense Systems Inc. in Chatsworth, Calif., and ADLINK Technology Inc. in San Jose, Calif., are working together to ruggedize ADLINK's newest Xeon-based 3U VPX embedded computing blade for use in mission-critical aerospace and defense harsh-environment applications.

Adaptive optics for rugged imaging camera for harsh environments offered by Nüvü

Nüvü Cameras in Montreal is introducing adaptive optics for the company's HNü 128 EMCCD camera, which is designed for scientific imaging applications in harsh environments.

1-millimeter flexible cables for radar, test bench, and microwave radio introduced by Fairview

Fairview Microwave Inc. in Allen, Texas, is introducing a line of 1-millimeter flexible cables for use in radar, test bench, millimeter wave radio and microwave radio applications.

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