Technology

Synopsys to Develop System-On-Chip Emulation Tech Under DARPA Program

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has chosen Synopsys to develop a technology to emulate system-on-chips as part of DARPA’s Electronics Resurgence Initiative. Synopsys said Wednesday it will collaborate with Lockheed Martin and Analog Devices on the Posh Open Source Hardware program that aims to improve the quality of mixed-signal SoC platforms intended for defense and aerospace …

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D13, XiDrone Forge Counter-UAS Tech Partnership

Department 13 International and XiDrone Systems have teamed up to pursue intellectual property development related to counter-unmanned aerial systems, wireless communications and autonomous platforms. The partnership will provide patents rights to D13 to integrate its MESMER counter-UAS system with radar, electro-optical/infrared, radio frequency, acoustics and other sensors to build a …

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DARPA Seeks Ideas to Build RF Phased Array Aperture

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s Microsystems Technology Office has issued a request for information on methods to develop radio frequency personality systems. DARPA said Friday in a FedBizOpps notice it aims to build a phased array apperture for a backend digital receiver/exciter concept that the agency wants to integrate and …

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Army Seeks Potential Target Defeat Tech Support Sources

The U.S. Army wants information on vendors that can help the service plan, execute and evaluate tests on a class of military systems designed to neutralize adversarial warfighting assets. In a FedBizOpps notice posted Friday, the Army said it also needs support to investigate combustion reactions of vehicle stopping technologies; conduct model-based engineering …

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NASA Officials Visit BWXT for Tech Progress Monitoring

Officials from NASA‘s Space Technology Mission Directorate have visited BWX Technologies‘ facility in Lynchburg, Va. to monitor progress on the company’s nuclear thermal propulsion technologies. Jim Reuter, acting associate administrator of NASA STMD, observed BWXT’s year-long progress on NTP projects that may support a future manned Mars mission, the company …

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Honeywell, Army Test Helmet-Mounted Vision System in Bradley Fighting Vehicle

The U.S. Army has partnered with Honeywell to test a prototype virtual window technology on board the service’s Bradley fighting vehicle platform. Honeywell developed the vision system that integrates augmented and virtual reality functions with a helmet-mounted display as part of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s Ground X-Vehicle Technologies program, the company said Monday. The system, dubbed …

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