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China cyber attackers hacked computers aboard A U.S. aircraft carrier in the South China Sea

Emergency funding measure looming large in Congress as Pentagon funding runs on 9 Dec.

Thousands of California soldiers forced to repay enlistment bonuses a decade after going to war

Chinese-made Lenovo computer equipment may pose cyber security threat to classified Pentagon networks

Italy's Leonardo-Finmeccanica to supply AESA radar for Navy's upgraded MQ-8C unmanned helicopter

Pentagon leaders survey the wreckage of demanding back enlistment bonuses paid to strapped veterans

When it comes to supporting and respecting America's military veterans, the Pentagon's top administrators usually can be counted on to take a lead role -- especially when it comes to enlistment bonuses.

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Army eyes enabling technologies for a new generation of MLRS-launched long-range tactical missile

U.S. Army fire-support experts are reaching out to industry for help in developing enabling technologies for a long-range tactical missile able to hit stationary and moving targets about 200 or more miles away.

Raytheon to enhance gallium nitride (GaN) semiconductor technologies for radar, RF and microwave

Microelectronics experts at the Raytheon Co. are enhancing their company's process for producing gallium nitride (GaN)-based semiconductors for advanced military radar systems, electronic warfare (EW), and other RF and microwave technologies.

Hydronalix to build unmanned surface vessel (USV) to monitor safety and for underwater communications

U.S. Navy researchers needed an unmanned surface vessel (USV) to monitor the safety of Navy boats operating in the Persian Gulf, as well as to maintain underwater communications. They found their solution from Hydronalix Inc. in Green Valley, Ariz.

Army chooses rugged accelerometers from Meggitt for testing the Excalibur smart artillery shell

U.S. Army munitions researchers needed high-G rugged accelerometers to support test and measurement (link to topic center) testing of the Raytheon M982 Excalibur satellite-gilded smart artillery shell. They found their solution from Meggitt (Orange County) Inc. in Irvine, Calif.

Keysight signal generators help Navy upgrade hardware-in-the-loop test facility at China Lake

U.S. Navy avionics researchers needed vector and analog signal generators to upgrade the RF and microwave hardware-in-the-loop test facility at the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division-China Lake in Ridgecrest, Calif. They found their solution from Keysight Technologies in Englewood, Colo.

Navy orders new batch of unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) robots from QinetiQ for bomb disposal

U.S. Navy bomb disposal experts are beefing-up their inventory of unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) robots that are designed to detect, pinpoint, and neutralize improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and other roadside bomb threats.

Navy SPAWAR chooses embedded computing routers from X-ES for a variety of C4ISR research work

U.S. Navy U.S. Navy researchers needed embedded computing services routers for command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C4ISR) research work. They found their solution from Extreme Engineering Solutions (X-ES) in Middleton, Wis.

Simulation and training experts Lockheed Martin and CAE to upgrade C-130J flight simulators

Simulation and training experts at Lockheed Martin Corp. are working with their subcontractors to upgrade flight simulators for the Italian air force C-130J utility turboprop aircraft fleet.

Worldwide market for military embedded computing to near-double over next five years

Worldwide demand for military embedded computing will nearly double over the next five years, driven by an increasing requirement for military electronics and systems for defense and security applications across the globe, predict analysts at market researcher Markets and Markets in Pune, India.

Crane qualifies MTR 50 DC-DC converters to MIL-PRF-38534 Class H military quality standard

Power electronics experts at Crane Aerospace & Electronics in Redmond, Wash., have qualified the company's Interpoint MTR 50 series DC-DC converters to the Pentagon's MIL-PRF-38534 Class H for high-reliability flight hardware applications.

Global market for cyber security to reach $167.7 billion by 2022 after 22.6 percent annual growth

Worldwide demand for cyber security tools and services will reach $167.7 billion over the next five years after increasing at a combined annual growth rate (CAGR) of 22.6 percent from 2016 to 2022, predict analysts at market researcher Research and Markets in Dublin.

Chip-scale atomic clock for SWaP low-power timing and synchronization introduced by Microsemi

Microsemi Corp. in Aliso Viejo, Calif., is introducing thermally improved chip-scale atomic clock (CSAC) components for SWaP-constrained low-power atomic clock holdover timing and synchronization applications that must operate in wide temperature ranges.

DC-DC converters for power electronics applications like test and measurement introduced by TDK

TDK-Lambda Americas Inc. in San Diego is introducing the TDK-Lambda 15-Watt CCG15S series of DC-DC converters for power electronics applications that include test and measurement, telecommunications, process control, and broadcast.

1U dual secure server for developing secure information sharing applications introduced by DDC

Data Device Corp. (DDC) in Bohemia, N.Y., is introducing the BU-67127W 1U dual secure server to enable system integrators to develop secure information sharing applications.

COM Express embedded computing module for use in harsh environments introduced by Kontron

Kontron in Augsburg, Germany, is introducing the COM Express-bBD7 type 7 computer-on-module (COM) for embedded computing applications that operate in harsh environments.

Signal analyzer for test and measurement at millimeter-wave frequencies offered by Keysight

Keysight Technologies Inc. in Santa Rosa, Calif., is introducing the N9041B UXA X-series signal analyzer that provides frequency coverage to 110 GHz with a maximum analysis bandwidth to 5 GHz for spectrum and signal test and measurement at millimeter-wave frequencies.

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