Tag Archives: battlespace awareness

Leidos Secures Follow-On Navy Intell System Support Contract; Tim Reardon Comments

Leidos has secured a potential two-year, $43 million contract from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command to provide technical services in support of the U.S. Navy‘s intelligence infrastructure. The follow-on contract covers technical assessment and evaluation, program definition, organization and direction support for the Distributed Common Ground System – Navy family …

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Northrop Flies Hawkeye Aircraft Equipped With Aerial Refueling System

Northrop Grumman has conducted the first flight of an E-2D Advanced Hawkeye  jet fitted with a new aerial refueling system that company designed to extend the aircraft’s mission time capacity. The company said Thursday the updated E-2D airborne early warning aircraft includes new electrical and lighting, endurance seats, probe and associated piping to support …

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BAE Secures Australia Maritime RF Sensor Tech Devt Funds

BAE Systems has received a grant from Australia’s defense department to develop and demonstrate a radio frequency sensor technology for maritime battlespace awareness efforts, Shepard Media reported Thursday. The report said the department issued the grant for the 18-month Maritime Composite RF Sensor Performance project through its Capability and Technology Demonstrator Program. Glynn Phillips, chief …

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Lockheed Taps Microsemi to Produce Master Reference Oscillator for Air Force Infrared Satellites

Lockheed Martin has chosen Microsemi to supply master reference oscillators for integration into the next two Space Based Infrared System satellites for the U.S. Air Force. Microsemi said Wednesday it will start to deliver production models of the company’s master reference oscillators that include discrete devices and radiation-tolerant field programmable gate arrays to Lockheed, the SBIRS’ prime contractor, …

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Air Force Block 10 SBIRS Ground System Enters Integrated Test and Evaluation Phase

A ground system for U.S. Air Force Space Command’s Space and Missile Systems Center and 460th Space Wing will enter the operational utility evaluation phase upon the completion of integrated test and evaluation work. The Air Force said Friday the Space-Based Infrared Systems Block 10 ground system will consolidate operational command and control of defense support …

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