Tag Archives: Arctic

BAE Wants to Bid for Army’s Cold Weather Vehicle Replacement Program

BAE Systems looks to compete for a proposed program to replace the U.S. Army’s small unit support vehicles in Alaska and other areas in the Arctic region, National Defense Magazine reported Wednesday. Keith Klemmer, director of business development for the National Guard for combat vehicles at BAE, said the company plans to offer its Beowulf and BvS10 vehicles as potential replacements for the SUSV, an amphibious platform built to travel through snow, swamps, mud and other rough terrain environments.

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Coast Guard Uses Satellites, Sensors to Back Arctic-Based Comms, Situational Awareness

The U.S. Coast Guard uses sensor technologies and satellites to perform communications, situational awareness, navigation and remote sensing operations in the Arctic region, National Defense reported Tuesday. A 2018 report by the Homeland Security Operational Analysis Center says some of the technologies the Coast Guard uses for navigation and domain awareness …

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Advanced IT Concepts Receives Subcontract for Army Training System Maintenance Program

Advanced IT Concepts has received a seven-year subcontract to support the U.S. Army‘s Training Aids, Devices, Simulators and Simulations Maintenance Program. AITC said Monday it will work with an industry team led by Lockheed Martin‘s rotary and mission systems business, the ATMP’s prime contractor. Under the subcontract, AITC will provide technical expertise …

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Ball Aerospace, Spire Partner to Help NGA Develop Arctic Maritime Traffic Monitoring Platform

Ball Aerospace and Spire Global will collaborate to support a National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency project that seeks to increase maritime domain awareness in the Arctic region through the use of technology. Both companies aim to develop a data collection and analysis platform that will work to help the agency monitor the activity of vessels …

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Esri, ArcticDEM Develop New Elevation Models to Serve as Adaptation Tools for Groups in the Arctic

Esri and the ArcticDEM project have unveiled new elevation models and updated previously released systems to offer a resource for adaptation and planning to groups in the Arctic region that face potential climate change concerns. Esri said Tuesday that accessibility to its online platform will help ArcticDEM address a requirement elevation …

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Coast Guard Seeks Industry Information on New Icebreakers; Adm. Paul Zukunft Comments

The U.S. Coast Guard has issued a request for information on potential contractors that can build new icebreakers intended to perform missions in the Arctic, Breaking Defense reported Wednesday. Sydney Freedberg Jr. writes the service branch issued notional requirements and a notional schedule for the Polar Icebreaker Replacement Program through …

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