Tag Archives: C4ISR

GDIT to Provide Marine Corps C4ISR Tech, Program Mgmt; Tom Kirchmaier Comments

General Dynamics’ information technology unit has won a $94.4 million task order to provide the U.S. Marine Corps technology for the branch’s C4ISR networks (command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance). The company said the systems will provide Marine Corps intelligence units information and communications links worldwide. “C4ISR systems are a …

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Lockheed, Thales Subsidiary Helping Iridium Develop 'Switchboard in the Sky' Satellite; Bob Kramer Comments

Lockheed Martin is developing application software for an Iridium satellite constellation scheduled to launch in 2015, Lockheed announced Monday. Iridium’s NEXT constellation, which Lockheed calls a “switchboard in the sky,” will consist of 66 cross-linked low-Earth orbiting satellites providing mobile communications services worldwide. Iridium President and CEO Matt Desch spoke …

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SAIC Designs Turnkey Surveillance System; John Thomas Comments

A new SAIC Inc.-designed surveillance system contains commercial off-the-shelf hardware to provide customers a turnkey security system, the company announced Tuesday. The Integrated Wide Area Surveillance System is designed for use in border surveillance, force protection, critical asset and infrastructure and special event security. It is also designed to leave …

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Report: Photos Show New China Stealth Plane

Chinese aerospace firm Shenyang has unveiled a new stealth plane shortly before U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is due to arrive in China, Wired reports. David Axe writes the J-21 appears similar to the J-20, the country’s first stealth plane, released by Shenyang’s industry rival Chengdu nearly 21 months later. …

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Raytheon Adds GPS to HARM Missile; Harry Schulte Comments

Raytheon has added a GPS receiver and a new inertial measurement unit to a missile for targeting surface-to-air missile radars, early warning radars and radar-directed air defense artillery systems. The company said it updated the High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missile for ongoing U.S. Air Force-led competition between two contractors with a down-select …

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