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U.S. military orders new batch of JLTV land vehicles in $42 million order to Oshkosh

Northrop Grumman gets $149 million aircraft infrared missile-defense countermeasures contract

China says it has quantum radar: what does that mean?

How the F-35 will become the quarterback for the US Marine Corps and Navy

Army to test 50-kilowatt laser next year against mortars, aircraft, mines, and sensors

As the infantry adapts to commercial technology, questions remain on how best to use it

The modern-day infantry warfighter has a big job to do. He and others in his rifle squad could find themselves temporarily isolated on the leading edge of the battlefield with no clear idea where the enemy is, how many of them there are, what they look like, and what kinds of weapons they have. Is commercial technology the answer?

Global market for X-band radar to grow by 22.5 percent through 2021, driven by military uses

Global demand for X-band radar for surveillance and targeting will grow by 22.5 percent over the next five years, from $4.58 billion in 2016 to $5.61 billion by 2021, which represents a combined annual growth rate of 4.1 percent, predict analysts at market researcher Markets and Markets in Seattle.

IBM blending cloud computing and artificial intelligence to fuse data in decision-making

IBM Corp. in Armonk, N.Y, is announcing Project DataWorks cloud computing-based data and analytics platform to integrate all types of data and enable artificial intelligence (AI)-powered decision-making.

Lockheed Martin moves forward in DARPA program to boost capabilities of infantry technology

U.S. military researchers are moving forward with a technology project to make small units of infantry warfighters more effective and deadly using existing weapons and unmanned systems.

Army moves forward with electro-optical project to use sensitive laser radar for wide-area mapping

U.S. Army researchers are moving forward with a project to develop super-sensitive laser radar systems for the electro-optical mapping of large areas in precise detail from high-altitude aircraft.

Zentech boosts expertise in board design and contract manufacturing with IDS acquisition

Executives of contract manufacturing specialist Zentech Manufacturing Inc. Windsor Mill, Md., are boosting their company's expertise in printed circuit board design and rapid prototyping with their acquisition of Interconnect Design Solutions (IDS) LLC in Mount Pleasant, S.C. Terms of the deal were not released.

Small-form-factor embedded computing offers new SWaP-based distributed design paradigm

The notion of relatively small size, weight, and power consumption (SWaP) in aerospace and defense electronics generally suggests the ability to place more embedded computing power in a smaller space, but it turns out that's only half the story.

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