Tag Archives: AFSOC

Rockwell Collins Hands Over GPS Anti-Jam Tech to Air Force

Rockwell Collins has delivered to the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command a GPS platform designed to provide anti-jam protection capability to various aerial platforms. The Digital GPS Anti-Jam Receiver is based on open systems architecture that works to provide jamming resistance and anti-spoofing functionality to fixed-wing aircraft, transport planes, bombers, …

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L3 Subsidiary Lands $90M in Electro-Optical IR Imaging Tech Supply Contracts

L3 Technologies‘ WESCAM subsidiary has received a set of contracts worth more than $90 million combined to provide electro-optical/infrared imaging systems to multiple U.S. and international defense customers. The contracts cover the supply of MX Series EO/IR systems to the U.S. Navy, the Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command, Thailand’s navy …

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Lockheed Martin Ships Another MC-130J Combat Transport Aircraft to Air Force

Lockheed Martin has delivered an additional MC-130J Commando II combat transport and special operations tanker to the U.S. Air Force. The company said Monday the Air Force has assigned the aircraft to the Air Force Special Operations Command at Hurlburt Field in Florida The Lockheed-built MC-130J will succeed the legacy MC-130P Combat Shadow aircraft. The …

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Air Force Seeks Industry Information on Records Mgmt Automation Tool

The U.S. Air Force wants industry information on potential sources for a tool that can automate records management processes in support of efforts to boost consistency and timeliness in the filing of records. A FedBizOpps notice posted Thursday stated that the Air Force Special Operations Command seeks a Defense Department-accredited records management system with authority to …

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Woolpert Secures Air Force Geospatial Services Contract

Woolpert has secured a one-year, $4.7 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to help the service branch manage its geospatial information library across a number of installations within five USAF commands. The company said Friday it will provide geospatial services to the Air Combat Command, Air Education and Training Command, Air Force District of Washington, Air Force …

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Air Force Takes in 1,400 Rockwell Collins-Built Remote GPS Receivers

Rockwell Collins has supplied 1,400 anti-jamming and anti-spoofing GPS receivers to the U.S. Air Force‘s Special Operations Command and Air Combat Command under a follow-on order. The company said Monday its Remote Secure Receivers are designed with the Selective Availability Anti-Spoofing Module that works to help military personnel secure their smartphones, tablets, radios and vehicle computing systems. …

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Breaking Defense: DARPA, AFRL to Test-Fire General Atomics-Built Laser in January

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the Air Force Research Laboratory will perform in January live-fire tests on a General Atomics-built laser weapon that works to generate up to 150 kilowatts of energy, Breaking Defense reported Monday. Richard Whittle writes the High Energy Liquid Laser Area Defense System based-laser platform will …

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