Air Force Issues Airborne ISR Data Link System RFI

big-dataThe U.S. Air Force has published a request for information on data links that the military branch can integrate with airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platforms.

A notice posted Aug. 17 on FedBizOpps website stated the Air Force seeks a data link system that is designed to comply with the International Traffic in Arms Regulation  and the State Department DSP-5 export licensing documentation.

Interested parties have until Aug. 31 to submit input to the service branch.

The Air Force aims to incorporate the data link into an ISR system that comprises an air and a ground segment equipped with standard commercial interfaces built to facilitate line-of-sight connectivity between aircraft, tactical receivers and a ground operator console.

The military service is interested in technology that can work in high moisture, humidity and vegetation areas as well as transfer MPEG and JPEG files from airborne sensors to ground terminals.

You may also be interested in...


Carahsoft Adds ClearInfo Digitization Products to NASA SEWP V Contract

Carahsoft Technology has agreed to market end-to-end digitization tools developed by ClearInfo to federal government clients through the Reston, Virginia-based company's reseller partners and NASA Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement V contract.

GA-ASI MQ-9 with ASW Pod

General Atomics Demos Anti-Submarine Sonobuoy Tech for Navy’s MQ-9 UAS

A General Atomics affiliate has demonstrated the use of A-size sonobuoys to remotely process acoustic and bathythermal data when deployed from an unmanned aircraft system to support U.S. Navy's anti-submarine warfare operations.

Corner Alliance

Corner Alliance to Develop Emergency Guidance Tool for DHS

The Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate awarded over $1.5M to Corner Alliance for the development of a new emergency guidance planning app. The Federal Emergency Management Agency's website would feature the Alerts, Warnings and Notifications guidance tool that would offer best practices, customized resources and templates for emergency planning and readiness efforts, DHS said Tuesday.