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  • Raytheon Gets $54M Order to Repair Navy F/A-18 IR Targeting System - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Gets $54M Order to Repair Navy F/A-18 IR Targeting System

    Raytheon has secured a $54.2 million delivery order to repair an infrared technology that works to help the U.S. Navy‘s F/A-18 fighter pilots locate and designate targets. The Defense Department said Tuesday the order covers Advanced Targeting Forward Looking Infrared System repair services and DoD expects the company to finish work in December 2019. The full […] More

  • UES to Help Air Force Researchers Develop Nanoelectronic Materials - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    UES to Help Air Force Researchers Develop Nanoelectronic Materials

    UES has won a potential six-year, $42 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to research and develop advanced materials for electronic, magnetic and electro-optical applications. The Defense Department said Tuesday that UES will help the Air Force Research Laboratory produce materials the service branch can use to update digital, radio frequency, radar, infrared detector, opto-electronic, communications, power generation, sensing […] More

  • MarketsandMarkets: EO/IR Systems for Military Market Set for 8% Growth Through 2020 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    MarketsandMarkets: EO/IR Systems for Military Market Set for 8% Growth Through 2020

    The market for electro-optical and infrared systems in the military will be worth $16.35 billion by 2020, according to a new MarketsandMarkets report. The analysis firm said Monday the figure represents a 7.71 percent year-over-year increase and is prompted by growing demand for EO/IR systems in surveillance platforms. Electro-optics are becoming popular in naval close-in weapons systems for threat detection […] More

  • Study: Demand for Military Electro-Optical IR Tech to Increase Over Next Decade - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Study: Demand for Military Electro-Optical IR Tech to Increase Over Next Decade

    An ASDReports.com report estimates the market value for military electro-optical and infrared systems stands at about $8.38 billion and would continue to grow for the next 10 years. The business intelligence firm said Monday the sector could enjoy steady growth through 2024 due to the growing military applications of EO/IR technology. Adoption of smaller and […] More

  • Mike Taylor: Lockheed, AgustaWestland Partner for UK Apache Sensor Maintenance Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Mike Taylor: Lockheed, AgustaWestland Partner for UK Apache Sensor Maintenance Contract

    Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $60 million subcontract to perform sustainment and technical support work on electro-optical detector systems for the U.K. military’s fleet of Apache helicopters. The company will maintain AH Mk-1 modernized target acquisition designation sight/pilot night vision sensor and spares as well as provide engineering, logistics and repair services, Lockheed said […] More

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    Boeing's Insitu To Help Navy Operate UAS in Afghanistan, Contingency Missions

    A Boeing subsidiary has won a $7,826,247 contract modification to continue helping the U.S. Navy operate and maintain the branch’s ScanEagle unmanned aircraft systems. Insitu will help the Navy collect electro-optical/infrared and mid-wave infrared images during land-based operations in Afghanistan and other locations worldwide during contingency operations. The Navy awarded the modification under a previously […] More

  • Lockheed, Navy Testing Gyrocam Sensors; Dave Huber Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed, Navy Testing Gyrocam Sensors; Dave Huber Comments

    Lockheed Martin has completed a series of surveillance tests on gyro-based optical sensors with the U.S. Navy as the company and branch aim to deploy the sensors for all military operations. Sailors at the Navy’s Expeditionary Combat Command sailors evaluated the abilities of both the Gyrocam 15-inch dual sensor and 15-inch triple sensor to track […] More

  • Raytheon To Test, Update Navy Multi-Spectral Sensor System - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon To Test, Update Navy Multi-Spectral Sensor System

    Raytheon has won an estimated $22 million contract to test and upgrade a sensor system for the Navy, the Defense Department announced Wednesday. The AN/AAS-44 Multi-spectral Targeting System-A/B is located at the Fleet Readiness Center Southeast in Jacksonville, Fla. MTS systems provide aerial platforms with an electro-optical and infrared full-motion video camera system for surveillance, acquisition, […] More

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