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Northrop, VX Aerospace Offer UAV Platform for Navy’s Manned-Unmanned Teaming Effort

Northrop Grumman has partnered with VX Aerospace on a proposal to equip the U.S. Navy‘s updated E/A-18G Growler aircraft with a canister-launched unmanned air vehicle platform, Flightglobal reported Thursday. JJ Thompson, naval aviation campaign director at Northrop’s mission systems business, told Flightglobal the service branch has expressed interest in adopting the Dash X UAV for a potential …

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Report: Navy to Test EW Swarm Drones

The U.S. Navy is working with Northrop Grumman and VX Aerospace to test the use of swarm tactics with electronic warfare drones by fall 2019, C4ISRnet reported Wednesday. The service branch intends to employ small drones to expand the coverage of searches for enemy signal emissions as part of a project dubbed Remedy. VX Aerospace has developed a small unmanned aircraft system designed to fit in munition canisters that would launch from larger aircraft.

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Marotta Controls to Provide Control Actuation System for Boeing-Navy Supersonic Missile Demonstrator

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New Jersey-based Marotta Controls will produce an electromechanical technology that would help Boeing and the U.S. Navy demonstrate carrier-based supersonic weapons. Marotta said Tuesday it designed a control actuator system for the Supersonic Propulsion Enabled Advanced Ramjet, a Navy-led project that aims to identify requirements for future weapons systems on aircraft carriers.

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Astronics-NI Alliance Releases New PXI-Based Rugged Test Platforms

Astronics Test Systems and National Instruments have rolled out a set of PXI-based technology platforms the companies jointly developed for aerospace and defense test programs. NI said Tuesday the PXIe-6943 digital test instrument, PXIe-3352 rubidium clock source and PXIe-1209 pulse pattern generator employ software compatible with current VXI testing equipment as well as legacy offerings from multiple instrument vendors. The PXIe-6943 tool is …

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Intel Subsidiary Platform Enables Rockwell Collins SecureOne Products

Rockwell Collins has selected the VxWorks MILS Platform, made by Intel-owned subsidiary Wind River, to enable Rockwell Collins’ SecureOne Processor and SecureOne Guard, cross domain components that are part company’s line of high assurance technologies for military tactical systems. A Wind River statement says the MILS Platform was selected because its architecture …

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