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Military & Aerospace Electronics Newsletter | November 25, 2015

In the spotlight
Shoot-downs of Russian military jet and helicopter in Syria ratchet-up tensions in Middle East
Just when you thought things couldn't get much more dangerous in the Middle East comes today's news that Turkey -- a NATO member -- was involved in shoot-downs of a Russian fighter-bomber in Syria, and then a Russian military helicopter sent to search for the fighter-bomber's downed pilots likewise was shot down.
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Cargo transport, circuit board maintenance, and search-and-rescue training highlight this week's top photos
Take a moment and enjoy this week's top photos in a slide show from Military & Aerospace Electronics
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In technology
Navy chooses Mercury Defense for RF embedded computing modules for airborne EW training
U.S. Navy electronic warfare (EW) experts needed specialized RF embedded computing modules for airborne EW training. They found their solution from the Mercury Systems Inc. Mercury Defense Systems subsidiary in Cypress, Calif.
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Navy asks Hydroid to ramp-up production of MK 18 Kingfish unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV)
Unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) experts at Hydroid Inc. in Pocasset, Mass., are ramping-up production of the company's MK 18 Kingfish family of unmanned submersibles under terms of a $8.7 million contract announced Thursday.
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In contracts
Air Force asks Raytheon to make upgrades to latest production lots of AMRAAM missiles
Missile designers at the Raytheon Co. will provide special tooling and test equipment, as well as technology refresh and upgrades of the latest batch of the AIM-120 Advanced Medium Range Air to Air Missile (AMRAAM) for the U.S. Air Force, Navy, and foreign militaries.
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Northrop Grumman gets $99.9 million contract to install Harris in-line data encryption units
U.S. military cyber security experts are acquiring in-line data encryption devices to enable military forces to track the locations of friendly and hostile forces under terms of a $99.9 million contract.
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In business
Army chooses lithium-ion rechargeable batteries from Mathews Associates and Bren-Tronics
U.S. Army leaders needed rechargeable lithium-ion batteries for a variety of uses in the field, such as powering voice and data radios. They found their solution from two companies: Mathews Associates Inc. in Sanford, Fla.; and Bren-Tronics Inc. in Commack, N.Y.
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Army Cyber Situational Awareness Innovation Challenge focuses on cyber threats at brigade level
U.S. Army researchers are reaching out to industry to find cyber security tools that will enable brigade commanders to assess the vulnerability of their units to cyber threats in the field.
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In products
FMCs for A/D and D/A data acquisition in radar and communications introduced by Pentek
Pentek Inc. in Upper Saddle River, N.J., is introducing the FlexorSet model 5973-324 for 3U VPX and model 7070-324 for PCI Express data acquisition for radar, communications, and general data acquisition applications.
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Scalable rugged server for military and aerospace applications introduced by Themis
Themis Computer in Fremont, Calif., is introducing the Hyper-Unity all-flash hyper-converged, scalable rugged server computer infrastructure for compute-intensive military and aerospace virtualized rackmount applications.
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Ethernet switches and routers for military UAVs, video, and radar introduced by MilSource
Electronics distributor MilSource in Los Angeles is offering the Techaya MILTECH 9124 and MILTECH 9128 Layer 2/Layer 3 Ethernet switches and routers for military, avionics, and commercial data communications applications.
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Broadband RF and microwave power amplifier for communications and EW introduced by NuWaves
NuWaves Engineering in Middletown, Ohio, is introducing the NuPower 12B01A upgraded broadband RF and microwave power amplifier for L- and S-band transmitters, data radios, data links, telemetry, and electronic warfare (EW).
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