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  • Air National Guard Tests New Northrop-Made Radar Pod Onboard F-16 Jet - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Air National Guard Tests New Northrop-Made Radar Pod Onboard F-16 Jet

    The Air National Guard has demonstrated the performance of a Northrop Grumman-made active electronically scanned array radar pod using an F-16 aircraft. The AN/ASQ-236 Dragon’s Eye radar pod is designed to help pilots detect, track and engage multiple targets regardless of the weather, Northrop said Thursday. Dragon’s Eye uses a Ku-band radar to provide situational […] More

  • Canada Buys New L3Harris-Made Compact Team Radios - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Canada Buys New L3Harris-Made Compact Team Radios

    Canada has ordered over 1,000 units of a compact radio and corresponding kits from L3Harris Technologies to augment battlefield communications. L3Harris said Monday its RF-9820S Compact Team Radio is a ruggedized device made to establish communications between troops at the edge and commanders. The order makes Canada the first international customer to purchase the radio […] More

  • Collins Aerospace Conducts Directional Comm Tech Demo Under DARPA Project - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Collins Aerospace Conducts Directional Comm Tech Demo Under DARPA Project

    Collins Aerospace has showcased to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency a company system that uses 5G technology to support high-throughput communications. The system, developed through DARPA’s Pheme project, worked to facilitate video and data transfer between airborne and ground radios with minimal detection during a recent demonstration, the Raytheon Technologies unit said Tuesday. Collins […] More

  • General Dynamics Finishes Testing of Ku-Band Satcom Antenna for Unmanned Aircraft - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    General Dynamics Finishes Testing of Ku-Band Satcom Antenna for Unmanned Aircraft

    General Dynamics‘ mission systems business has concluded testing needed to qualify a Ku-band satellite communications antenna for use with unmanned aircraft systems made by General Atomics. The Ku-band Model 17-27A antenna is designed to provide Satcom-on-the-move for the SkyGuardian and SeaGuardian UAS, General Dynamics said Wednesday. The company produced and tested the antennas in Scottsdale, […] More

  • SNC Updates 2 More Army Surveillance Aircraft - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SNC Updates 2 More Army Surveillance Aircraft

    Sierra Nevada Corp. has updated two Enhanced Medium Altitude Reconnaissance and Surveillance System aircraft for the U.S. Army using the company’s modernization kit. The Army took delivery of the eight and ninth EMARSS with the King Air 350 Mission Enhancement Kit designed to increase reduce the weight and sound signature of the vehicle, SNC said […] More

  • Axon, Fotokite to Market UAS Equipped With Real-Time Livestreaming Feature - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Axon, Fotokite to Market UAS Equipped With Real-Time Livestreaming Feature

    Axon and drone maker Fotokite will jointly offer livestreaming-capable unmanned aerial systems in U.S. and Canadian public safety markets. Axon said Tuesday its Respond operations platform will provide real-time wireless livestreaming to operators of the Fotokite Sigma UAS. Fotokite Sigma will also integrate with Axon’s Evidence platform, which allows users to securely store and manage […] More

  • Space Force, Norway to Jointly Extend Polar Military Satcom - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Space Force, Norway to Jointly Extend Polar Military Satcom

    The U.S. Space Force has partnered with Norway’s government on a payload hosting initiative aimed at augmenting satellite communications for U.S. military forces operating in polar regions. Space Systems Command said Friday its Enhanced Polar Systems-Recapitalization program seeks to use a Norwegian spacecraft to deploy a military satcom system designed to extend legacy EPS services […] More

  • L3Harris to Provide Middle East Customer With Integrated ISR Products - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    L3Harris to Provide Middle East Customer With Integrated ISR Products

    L3Harris Technologies will deliver intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance products to a Middle East customer under a recent $23 million foreign military sales order. The company said Monday it will provide the Integrated Tactical Area Communications Systems, ROVER transceivers, Falcon tactical radios and Hawkeye III very-small-aperture terminals, which will all be integrated into the customer’s deployed […] More

  • L3Harris Unveils Anti-Jam Networking Tech for Defense Missions; Brendan O’Connell Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    L3Harris Unveils Anti-Jam Networking Tech for Defense Missions; Brendan O’Connell Quoted

    L3Harris Technologies has launched a packet-based, anti-jam network connection platform designed to support warfighters on the battlefield. Transport Aggregation Gateway is a patented technology that can automatically link soldiers across multiple communications networks and can lock in resilient anti-jam connections for primary, alternate, contingency and emergency communication data transfers in support of Department of Defense […] More

  • Raytheon Demos Multi-Domain Information Sharing Tools in AFRL-Led Multinational Exercise - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Demos Multi-Domain Information Sharing Tools in AFRL-Led Multinational Exercise

    Raytheon Technologies‘ intelligence and space business demonstrated two information sharing systems in the Air Force Research Laboratory’s interoperability-focused exercise in May. The company said Tuesday the Raytheon BBN team provided the Robust Information Provisioning Layer and the Multi-domain Assured and Networked Tactical Information Sharing systems for the multinational exercise that involved five waveforms, three security […] More

  • Northrop’s Jennifer Walsmith: Multi-Domain Sensor System Important to Future Army Airborne SIGINT - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop’s Jennifer Walsmith: Multi-Domain Sensor System Important to Future Army Airborne SIGINT

    Jennifer Walsmith, vice president of cyber and information solutions business unit at Northrop Grumman, said the Multi-Domain Sensor System is critical to the U.S. Army’s future airborne signals intelligence payload program, Breaking Defense reported Wednesday. “[The service’s aerial SIGINT payload initiative] will ultimately be integrated into the overall new Army suite of platforms,” she said. […] More

  • Hughes, SES Test Multi-Orbit Satcom for General Atomics Unmanned Aircraft - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Hughes, SES Test Multi-Orbit Satcom for General Atomics Unmanned Aircraft

    Hughes Network Systems and SES have tested the performance of multi-orbit satellite communications that General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business intends to use on its unmanned aerial vehicle to support intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations. Hughes said Wednesday its HM series software-defined modems and resource management system work with SES’ geosynchronous and medium earth orbit satellites […] More

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