Jane Edwards

Air Force Seeks New Systems for Signals Intell, Cyber Comms Collection

The U.S. Air Force has unveiled a potential three-year, $24.9 million funding opportunity for industry to develop new methods and systems for the collection and processing of signals intelligence and cyber communications. White papers should contain information on processes and technological platforms that could enable SIGINT tools to detect and characterize electronic communication …

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Northrop Wins Air Force R&D Contract for Staring Infrared Search & Track Tool

Northrop Grumman’s electronic systems sector has received a potential four-year, $8.5 million contract to perform research and development work for the U.S. Air Force’s Advanced Staring Infrared Search and Track Technologies program. The Air Force Research Laboratory awarded the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract through a competitive procurement process with nine proposals received, the …

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NGA Renews EnhancedView Imagery Agreement With DigitalGlobe

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency will extend its usage of DigitalGlobe’s satellite imagery service for at least another year. NGA renewed DigitalGlobe’s Global Enhanced GEOINT Delivery platform on Sept. 1 under the EnhancedView contract, DigitalGlobe said Thursday. The Global EGD platform is designed to provide NGA and other government users with at …

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CyPhy Works Draws In-Q-Tel Investment for Hovering Robot; Matt England Comments

In-Q-Tel has made an investment in CyPhy Works to help the Massachusetts-based robotics company further develop a robotics platform for use in intelligence missions. CyPhy Works’ hovering robot has a microfilament tether designed to provide Ethernet-based access to users and facilitate long-distance communications, IQT said Monday. “The demand for mobile, …

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Esri Gets Census Bureau Authorization for Managed Cloud Service Platform

The U.S. Census Bureau has given Esri an authorization to provide its managed cloud service offering to federal agencies. Esri said Tuesday the designation is also certified under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program and designed to help government agencies use ArcGIS, Esri’s geographic information system, in cloud environments. According to the company, this …

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Research and Markets: North America, APAC to Dominate Global Markets for Military Radar, Satellites, C4ISR Systems Through 2025

New Research and Markets reports predict Asia-Pacific and North America to dominate the global markets for military radar, satellites and command, control, computers, communications, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platforms over the next decade. Research and Markets said Monday spending on military radar tools in North America and Asia Pacific will account …

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Lockheed Unveils New Amphibious Combat Vehicle for US Marines; Scott Greene Comments

Lockheed Martin has launched a new amphibious combat vehicle as a replacement for the U.S. Marine Corps’ current amphibious assault vehicles. The company said Tuesday ACV 1.1 is an eight-wheel-drive armored platform designed to transport up to 13 passengers and has a modular design intended for the integration of communications equipment, sensors …

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DISA Picks Equilateral for Army Software License Supply Contract

The Defense Information Systems Agency has awarded Equilateral Technologies a potential three-year, $12 million contract to provide software licenses for the U.S. Army’s Program Manager Warfighter Information Networks Tactical program. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price contract covers licenses for ETI’s Spectrum Management Engine software and contains a base term and two option years, …

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Orbital ATK Subsidiary to Work on NASA Space Propulsion System; Mike Kahn Comments

Orbital ATK has secured a contract to perform research and design work on space propulsion systems for NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Ohio. NASA awarded the Research and Technologies for Aerospace Propulsion Systems 2 contract to Orbital ATK’s Alliant Techsystems Operations subsidiary, Orbital ATK said Monday. In July, NASA awarded Orbital ATK …

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