C4ISR

DigitalGlobe Backs PSMA Australia Digital Mapping Program With WorldView-4 Satellite Imagery

DigitalGlobe has handed over to PSMA Australia WorldView-4 satellite-based high-resolution imagery in support of the latter’s digital mapping initiative for the Australian continent. PSMA Australia will use DigitalGlobe’s satellite imagery for the Geoscape program that seeks to create a digital representation of the built environment for approximately 20 million buildings …

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Matt Desch: Iridium Eyes 2018 for Certus Communications Service Commercial Launch

Iridium Communications CEO Matt Desch has said the company expects its Certus multi-service communications platform to enter the commercial market in 2018 before the complete Iridium NEXT satellite network becomes fully operational. Desch told Runway Girl Network in an interview published Thursday that Iridium eyes the maritime sector for Certus 350 with plans to introduce …

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L3 Subsidiary to Supply EO/IR Imaging Turrets to Naval Surface Warfare Center

A Canada-based subsidiary of L3 Technologies has received a potential $49 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to supply electro-optical and infrared imaging turrets to the Naval Surface Warfare Center’s Crane Division. NSWC Crane will incorporate MX-10MS turrets from L3 Wescam into a larger system designed to address a situational awareness requirement under the Military Sealift Command Electro-Optical System program, …

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Harris to Supply EW Transmitter for Air Force C-130J Aircraft

BAE Systems has awarded Harris a contract to provide electronic warfare transmitter technology for integration into the U.S. Air Force‘s MC-130J Commando II and AC-130J Ghostrider aircraft platforms. Harris said Wednesday its phased array antennas will offer transmit capacity for BAE’s electronic warfare countermeasure systems. In 2016, BAE and Northrop Grumman …

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C4 Planning Solutions Awarded Marine Systems Engineering Support IDIQ

C4 Planning Solutions has won a potential five-year, $48.8 million contract from the U.S. Navy to provide engineering support for command, control, communications and computer systems at U.S. Marine Corps bases and installations. The Defense Department said Friday work also covers technical support; installation assistance for fielded C4 systems; troubleshooting; network …

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Boeing Subsidiary to Update Comms, Navigation & Connectivity Features on Navy P-8A Poseidon

A Boeing subsidiary has secured a $13.8 million contract to integrate navigation, communications and network connectivity updates to the U.S. Navy‘s future P-8A  multimission maritime aircraft, Defense Systems reported Thursday. The report said Jeppesen Sanderson-built MilPlanner, FliteDeck Pro and on-board performance software tools will be incorporated into the P-8A Poseidon. Jeppesen aims …

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TAPE Joins Booz Allen’s Navy C4ISR Support Contract Team

Technical and Project Engineering has joined a team led by Booz Allen Hamilton that won a position on an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to support the US Navy’s C4ISR program. The team will provide management and technical support services under the SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific contract, TAPE said Tuesday. Booz Allen is one of three …

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Envistacom to Help Manage Tactical Comms at Army Enterprise Satcom Facility

Envistacom has secured a five-year, $10 million delivery order to support tactical communications systems at the U.S. Army‘s Enterprise Satellite Communications Gateway Facility in Landstuhl, Germany. The company said Wednesday it will help manage the facility’s systems built to aid training and operational missions of Army and joint forces deployed in …

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KeyW to Help Air Force Study Multi-Domain ISR Fusion

KeyW has received a five-year, $24 million contract to help the Air Force Research Laboratory extend its knowledge of autonomous multi-domain sensing technology for airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions. The company said Tuesday it will explore multi-sensor, multi-domain fusion systems such as electro-optical, radio frequency and infrared sensing technologies. KeyW will …

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