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Former Army Chief of Staff Raymond Odierno Joins Oshkosh Board

Raymond Odierno, former chief of staff at the U.S. Army, has joined Oshkosh‘s board of directors as its 12th member. The retired Army general brings leadership experience, military and international expertise to the specialty vehicle manufacturing company, Wilson Jones, Oshkosh president and CEO, said in a statement released released Wednesday. Odierno’s 39-year military career includes service …

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MTSI to Help Air Force Procure Aircraft Systems

Modern Technology Solutions Inc. has secured a contract to provide technical and management support for the U.S. Air Force‘s efforts to acquire aircraft systems and subsystems. MTSI said Tuesday it will help the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center address its objectives to study, develop, test and field new aeronautical platforms at the early …

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General Atomics to Demo Guardian RPA in Japan

General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business will demonstrate a remotely piloted aircraft in Japan over the next three weeks in an effort to promote the vehicle’s civil and scientific applications. Demonstration flights of the Guardian RPA will take place on Iki Island and aim to gather data for multiple government agencies as part of …

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AeroVironment Delivers Maritime UAS to German Navy

AeroVironment has delivered a NATO-compliant maritime unmanned aircraft system to Germany’s navy. The company said Monday the Puma UAS is designed to be used with existing naval vessels without the need for extensive modifications. The units are fitted with the Mantis i45 sensor and remote video terminals to provide surveillance capabilities. Germany …

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Army Taps Charles River Analytics to Develop Medical Simulation System

Charles River Analytics has received a $1.5 million U.S. Army contract to develop a medical simulation and tutorial platform aimed at improving the service branch’s medical training and patient care. The company said Monday the effort to develop the Virtual Intelligent Tutor for the Andragogy of Military Medicine Integrated Skills is done in collaboration with Frank Ritter …

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Navy Receives Northrop-Built F-35 Electronic Warfare Simulation Platform

The U.S. Navy has accepted delivery of a Northrop Grumman-built multispectral test platform designed to prepare the service branch’s F-35 aircraft for complex missions in electromagnetic spectrum environments. Northrop said Tuesday it shipped the Combat Electromagnetic Environment Simulator, Signal Measurement System and the Synchronizer Controller System to the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division in Point Mogu, …

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Marines Order Endeavor Robotics-Built Surveillance UGVs

Endeavor Robotics has secured a $10 million contract to provide small unmanned ground vehicles to the U.S Marine Corps. FirstLook robots are designed to clear buildings, detect explosives and explore through confined spaces, Endeavor Robotics said Monday. The five-pound UGV uses camera and two-way audio systems to function as “eyes and ears” and keep operators safe …

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Cubic Opens Office in Dallas for AT&T Partnership Support; Mike Twyman Comments

Cubic‘s mission solutions business has established an office located close to AT&T‘s Dallas headquarters. Both companies started to collaborate last year to develop an interoperability platform and have formalized a partnership to create an interagency communications offering based on the Vocality RoIP gateway, Cubic said Thursday. “We take pride in our ability to …

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DHS Moves Ionic’s Video Surveillance Data Security Tool to Pilot Deployment Phase

Ionic Security has completed the testing phase of a video surveillance data security tool developed through the Department of Homeland Security‘s Silicon Valley Innovation Program. DHS said Monday the company Data Trust Platform works to protect feeds against targeted attacks without requiring the use of additional encryption, proxies and new technology. The platform is designed …

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Charles River Analytics to Develop Space Data Analysis Tool Under DARPA Program

Charles River Analytics has received a $1.3 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop a tool for U.S. military commanders to understand and address potential space threats. The company said Tuesday it designed PICASSA to help users collect, analyze and interpret space situational awareness data as part of DARPA’s Hallmark program. PICASSA …

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