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TrellisWare-Led Team to Develop ‘Full Duplex’ Radio System for National Spectrum Consortium

TrellisWare Technologies has secured a potential $15.7 million contract to develop a system for the National Spectrum Consortium to help address radio frequency planning challenges related to military and civilian communications. TrellisWare said Tuesday it will lead a multivendor team that includes Rockwell Collins and Kumu Networks in efforts to facilitate a same-frequency …

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Iridium Certus Broadband Service Enters On-Orbit Test; Matt Desch Comments

Iridium Communications has initiated on-orbit tests of the company’s broadband service platform built to deliver global L-band connectivity through the NEXT satellite constellation. The company said Thursday it uploaded software to the NEXT satellites that are already in orbit to activate the Iridium Certus communications service. Certus entered live testing Sept. …

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General Atomics Adds 5 Industry Partners to Team Reaper Australia

General Atomics’ aeronautical systems business has announced the inclusion of five additional companies to an industry team that will support Australia’s Project Air 7003 that seeks to build a medium-altitude, long-endurance remotely piloted aircraft platform. Rockwell Collins‘ Australian arm, Airspeed, Ultra Electronics Australia, Quickstep Holdings and TAE Aerospace have joined Team Reaper Australia, General Atomics …

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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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Harris to Produce Falcon III Manpack Radios for Army Evaluation

Harris has secured a delivery order from the U.S. Army to supply an undisclosed number of multichannel radios for evaluation under the service branch’s Handheld, Manpack & Small Form-Fit program. The company said Thursday it will provide Falcon III radios along with installation kits, ancillaries, training and field service representative support. Brendan O’Connell, president …

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Lockheed Taps Elbit Systems’ US Subsidiary for F-35 Cockpit Display Replacement

Elbit Systems‘ U.S. arm has received a contract to build a cockpit display replacement unit for Lockheed Martin-built F-35 aircraft. Elbit Systems of America will develop a panoramic cockpit display as part of the fighter program’s Technology Refresh 3, the company said Tuesday. Raanan Horowitz, president and CEO of Elbit Systems of America, said the company …

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Report: Future Airborne Capability Environment Consortium Signs MoU with Joint DoD Agency

A joint Defense Department agency and a government-industry consortium inked a memorandum of understanding to help define open avionics standards for military aircraft. The Future Airborne Capability Environment Consortium (FACE,) a coalition of government and industry organizations which aims to determine open avionics standards for military aircraft, issued the memo with the DoD agency, Defense Systems …

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Devra Kelly Joins GTS as Public Safety, Govt Markets Director

Devra Kelly, former manager of business development for Harris‘ SwitchPlusIP product line, has joined Global Technology Systems as director of public safety and government markets at the Framingham, Massachusetts-based power management technology manufacturer. GTS Chairman Larry Murray said in a statement released Friday that Kelly will work with first responder clients to …

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Research and Markets Sets Global Airborne ISR Market CAGR at 3.88% in 2017-2020

A new Research and Markets report predicts the global airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance market will hit a compound annual growth rate of 3.88 percent from 2017 through 2021. Research and Markets reported that many countries have started to augment their maritime security systems amid escalating possibilities of terrorist attacks through …

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Data Link Solutions to Update F-16 Tactical Comms System for Foreign Military Clients

Data Link Solutions, a joint venture of BAE Systems and Rockwell Collins, has received a potential $19.4 million contract from the U.S. Navy‘s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command to update tactical communication systems for the F-16 fleet of U.S. foreign military customers. DLS said Monday it will produce Multifunctional Information Distribution System – Low …

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Aerospace Industries Association Appoints New Board of Governors Members for 2017

The defense sector trade group Aerospace Industries Association has elected new members its executive board of governors for 2017 that includes at least 20 government contracting industry leaders. AIA said Thursday Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg was chosen to serve as the association’s chairman of the board and Raytheon chief executive Thomas Kennedy was elected …

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Northrop Grumman’s Australia-Based Business Receives MRO&U Assignment from F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program Office

Northrop Grumman‘s subsidiary in Australia has received an assignment from the multinational F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program office to oversee maintenance, repair, overhaul and upgrade work on the multi-role aircraft. Northrop said Friday it will offer six MRO&U services out of 10 repair technology categories that the JSF program office …

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