Tag Archives: Air National Guard

General Atomics Demos New Self Protection System for MQ-9 Drone

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A General Atomics-made drone self-protection system demonstrated tracking and situational awareness functions as part of a project with U.S. Special Operations Command. The company said Friday its MQ-9 remotely piloted aircraft used the new Self-Protection Pod to track infrared missile and radio frequency threats during a demonstration on Oct. 28 at Yuma Proving Grounds.

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Sierra Nevada Corp. to Help Air National Guard Adopt Link 16 Comms for EC-130J Aircraft

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The Air National Guard has tapped Sierra Nevada Corp. to equip the security force's EC-130J Commando Solo aircraft with new Link 16 communications. The tactical datalink update would allow the military reserve's aircraft to communicate on the Link-16 network that provides situational awareness across the U.S. Air Force fleet and other users, SNC said Monday.

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Christopher Kubasik, President and COO of L3Harris, Named to 2020 Wash100 for Leadership During L3Harris Merger, Advancing Military Tech Capabilities

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Executive Mosaic is pleased to introduce Christopher Kubasik, president and chief operating officer of L3Harris Technologies, as an inductee into the 2020 Wash100 Award for his leadership during the merger of L3 Technologies and the Harris Corporation in 2019 as well as his efforts to advance military capabilities for the U.S. 

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Air Force Installs Northrop Radar Tech on Air National Guard F-16s

The U.S. Air Force has equipped Air National Guard F-16 jets with Northrop Grumman-built radars in a move to address a homeland defense requirement. Select F-16s at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland feature the AN/APG-83 Scalable Agile Beam Radar technology that the service branch procured to meet a "joint operational need" identified by U.S. Northern Command, Northrop said Thursday.

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Air National Guard Taps CTC Affiliate for Occupational, Environmental Health Mgmt Support

A Concurrent Technologies Corp. affiliate has been awarded a contract to help the Air National Guard address occupational and environmental health risks. CTC said Wednesday its Enterprise Ventures Corp. subsidiary will work with 1st American Systems & Services, the prime contractor on the effort to assist ANG in controlling and eliminating hazards.

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Air Force Orders Rockwell Collins Receiver Tech for F-16s

The U.S. Air Force has chosen Rockwell Collins to equip the F-16 jets with an updated receiver technology designed to counter GPS threats. Rockwell Collins said Friday it will provide Digital GPS Anti-Jam Receivers for the Air Force Reserve’s and Air National Guard’s F-16 crews to navigate and operate in contested, electromagnetic environments. The company noted …

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