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Navy Selects QinetiQ NA for Sonar Tech Demonstration

QinetiQ North America has secured a contract from the U.S. Navy‘s Naval Surface Warfare Center, Panama City Division, to demonstrate a sonar technology meant to aid underwater navigation. The company said Thursday it aims to showcase the performance of the DOLPHIN  underwater acoustic technology that seeks to address the nadir gap seen in current sidescan sonars. …

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QinetiQ Completes Negotiations on CVN 80 Control Equipment Contract With General Atomics

QinetiQ‘s North American segment has completed negotiations under a contract that General Atomics awarded in 2017 for control hardware and software. The equipment will function to control the electromagnetic aircraft launch system and advanced arresting gear of CVN 80 or the future USS Enterprise, the third U.S. Navy Ford-class aircraft carrier, the company said Monday. The …

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QinetiQ Opens Laser Tech Development, Testing Facility in UK

QinetiQ has opened a center of excellence at the company’s headquarters in  Farnborough, England, to facilitate development and test of high-energy lasers. The Dragonworks CoE is built to serve as a testing platform for military and commercial laser technology platforms, the company said Friday. The facility includes a clean-room wherein personnel can work on …

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QinetiQ NA Demos Underwater Acoustic Data Comms Tech

QinetiQ North America has demonstrated a full-duplex communications system built to receive and transmit undersea acoustic data. QinetiQ NA said Tuesday it collaborated with Optimal Systems Laboratory to develop the Dolphin underwater platform equipped with patented cancellation technology in an effort to help U.S. Navy and commercial clients address wireless communications challenges. Dolphin is designed to …

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BAE-QinetiQ Alliance Seeks to Promote Adoption of Electric Drive Tech for Combat Vehicles

BAE Systems and QinetiQ have entered into a teaming agreement with the goal to help foster worldwide adoption of an electric drive transmission technology designed for ground combat vehicles. QinetiQ said May 25 it aims to combine the firm’s electric drive expertise with BAE’s systems design, development, manufacturing and integration experience in efforts to  support utilization of the E-X-Drive system. …

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QinetiQ, Rockwell Collins Enter Satellite Navigation Tech, Service Partnership

QinetiQ and Rockwell Collins have partnered to develop a multi-constellation open service offering as both companies aim to help address mission requirements of government and military customers as well as infrastructure operators. The partnership will also produce and offer a suite of Global Navigation Satellite System  receivers to support clients’ operational and geographical needs, Rockwell Collins said Thursday. Colin …

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James Willis, Steve Fitz-Gerald to Join QinetiQ in Managing Director Roles

James Willis, currently head of defense and security at Vodafone UK, and Steve Fitz-Gerald, formerly CEO of Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group, will join QinetiQ as managing directors for two different business areas. QinetiQ said Tuesday both appointees will also serve on the company’s executive committee and report directly to CEO Steve Wadey. “James and Steve have proven …

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