Jay Clemens

Kratos Gets Satcom Equipment Order From US Govt Agency

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions has been awarded a $9.5 million contract to provide satellite communications signal processing, monitoring and communications equipment to an unspecified government agency. Kratos said Tuesday it will manufacture equipment and systems under the contract at a protected company facility. The company also produces command and control, signal …

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Amtrak Taps Phase One to Support Mobile Mgmt Tool for Chicago’s Union Station; Jodi Huston Comments

Phase One has been selected to support a mobile management tool Amtrak will use to manage processes at Chicago’s Union Station. Phase One said Friday it will leverage the company’s Salesforce application expertise to help Amtrak manage train turn-around times and streamline the station’s operations. Yard personnel will use the tool to schedule the preparation of each train …

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Rockwell Collins to Establish Depot Capability for Navy Poseidon Radio Parts; Thierry Tosi Comments

Rockwell Collins has received a $27 million contract to establish the depot capability of  the HF-121C communications system and miscellaneous radio components for the U.S. Navy’s P-8A Poseidon aircraft. The activation stage follows the assessment of the P-8A radio component depot capability and the next phase covers sustainment plan and a …

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Navy Selects L-3 Switchgear for Ohio Replacement Submarine; Christine Montalvo Comments

L-3 Communications has won a contract to provide switchgear equipment for the power distribution and protection system of a future U.S. Navy submarine. Work covers design, qualification and delivery of switchgear to the first submarine built to replace the military branch’s legacy Ohio-class platform, L-3 Communications said Friday. L-3’s surge protection device electrical systems business …

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Drone Aviation, Infor Launch UAS-Based Asset Mgmt Tech Offering; Wayne Bobby Comments

Infor has partnered with Drone Aviation to develop an unmanned aerial system-based enterprise platform designed to help public and private sector customers manage assets. The Drone Enterprise Asset Management Solution integrates Drone Aviation’s tethered drone technologies with Infor’s enterprise asset management system for organizations to inspect buildings, power stations, railways and other assets, Drone Aviation said …

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Boeing’s Insitu Demos ScanEagle Maritime Surface Search Tech for UK Navy

Boeing‘s Insitu subsidiary has demonstrated the new wide-area maritime surface search and identification feature of its unmanned aerial vehicle to the U.K. navy, military officials and industry representatives. Insitu said Tuesday it installed the ViDAR payload in a ScanEagle UAV that was used to conduct various maritime missions during the Royal Navy’s Unmanned Warrior …

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Mitre, Worcester Polytechnic Institute Open Joint In-Campus Collaboration Space; Alex Wyglinski Comments

Mitre Corp. and Worcester Polytechnic Institute have launched a joint collaboration space inside WPI’s campus as part of a partnership that aims to help students, faculty and Mitre employees perform collaborative projects. WPI’s Julia Quinn-Szcesuil wrote in a blog post published Wednesday the Mitre-WPI Collaboratory will provide resources to students …

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DoD Taps Parabon NanoLabs for Forensic DNA Analysis Software Devt Contract

Parabon NanoLabs will develop a DNA analysis platform under a two-year contract with the Defense Department in an effort to help DoD analyze forensic data through open architecture. The company said Wednesday it will build the Keystone platform software plugins that combine analytical tools and methods to examine bioinformatic evidence from forensic science …

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Harris Falcon III Radio System Gets NSA Certification; Chris Young Comments

The National Security Agency has certified Harris‘ Falcon III AN/PRC-117G manpack radio system to operate with the Defense Department‘s Mobile User Objective System waveform. The Type-1 NSA certification validates the security measures Harris has put in place to facilitate military data and voice communications through the multiband networking radio technology, the company said Wednesday. Chris Young, president …

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Boeing Taps BAE to Support F-15 Electronic Warfare Tech Upgrade Program

Boeing has awarded BAE Systems a multi-year, $140 million contract to develop an electronic warfare system for the U.S. Air Force’s F-15 modernization program. BAE said Monday it will equip the Boeing-built fighter aircraft with a digital EW system designed to help operators detect and defend against current and emerging threats as part of the Eagle Passive …

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Rockwell Collins to Repair Army CH-47F Helicopter Avionics System; Thierry Tosi Comments

Rockwell Collins has secured a five-year contract to repair up to 1,910 common avionics architecture system units currently installed in the U.S. Army’s CH-47F helicopters. The company’s cockpit equipment features the Flight2 system comprised of various  communications, navigation and mission subsystems, Rockwell Collins said Wednesday. Thierry Tosi, vice president and general manager of service solutions at Rockwell …

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Boundless Unveils New Open GIS Platform Offering for Enterprise Clients; Andy Dearing Comments

Boundless has introduced a new open GIS ecosystem offering designed to help customers gain intelligence from geospatial data. Boundless Connect is a subscription-based extension of its that contains a repository of GIS data and Boundless Desktop is a professional tool designed to provide geospatial knowledge and resources to customers, Boundless said …

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