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  • Saab Adds New Features to Swordfish Maritime Patrol Aircraft; Gary Shand Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Saab Adds New Features to Swordfish Maritime Patrol Aircraft; Gary Shand Comments

    Saab has added new mission equipment and expanded the operational payload capacity of its multi-role aircraft offering so as to support a full range of real-world maritime missions. The company said Tuesday recent developments on the Swordfish maritime patrol aircraft include capacities to carry six lightweight torpedoes, the RBS15 anti-ship missile and combinations of torpedo variants. The Swordfish […] More

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    US Navy Taps Canadian Commercial Corp. for Electro-Optics Sensor Procurement IDIQ

    Canadian Commercial Corp. has been awarded a potential $49.6 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract by the U.S. Navy to provide electro-optics sensor systems for the Military Sealift Command Situational Awareness System program. The Defense Department said Thuesday that the MSC-EOS systems will be installed on maritime platforms of the Military Sealift Command, U.S. Coast Guard and Navy. MSC-EOS is […] More

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    DoD Picks 160 University Researchers to Receive Instrumentation Acquisition Funds

    The Defense Department has awarded $47 million in total grants to 160 university researchers at 84 institutions to help them purchase equipment for defense research and student research training. DoD said Thursday its service research offices received 685 proposals for the fiscal 2017 Defense University Research Instrumentation Program and selected meritorious submissions that tackle science and engineering research to support national defense efforts. Dale […] More

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    Research and Markets Sees 4% CAGR for $102B C4ISR Market

    New analysis from Research and Markets has forecast a 4.52 percent year-over-year growth for the $102 billion C4ISR market from 2014 to 2020. The market report singled out the electro-optics subsector fueling demand for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance equipment in the defense, aerospace and homeland security segments, Research and Markets said Wednesday. Electro-optics is used […] More

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    Research and Markets: Electro-Optics Market Valued at $14B in 2020

    A new Research and Markets report forecasts that the value of the electro-optical market will grow from $11.76 billion in 2014 to $14.03 billion in 2020 at a compound annual growth rate of 2.98 percent. The market research firm said Monday that growth is attributed to ongoing upgrade and replacement projects in the defense, homeland security and aerospace […] More

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    Elbit Systems Wins APAC Region Helicopter Payload Systems Order; Adi Dar Comments

    Elbit Systems Ltd. has won a $33 million follow-on contract to build electro-optical payload systems for an unnamed air force customer in the Asia Pacific. Electro-optics subsidiary Elop Ltd. will work to engineer digital compact multi-purpose advanced stabilized systems for helicopters under the three-year contract, Elbit Systems said Sunday. Adi Dar, general manager of Elop, […] More

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    BAE, DRS Making Army Target Location System Prototypes

    BAE Systems and DRS Technologies have each won contracts from the U.S. Army worth $30.9 million combined to design prototypes for a handheld electro-optical system, Military & Aerospace Electronics reports. The two companies will create between five and 20 prototypes for the Joint Effects Targeting Systems‘ target location designation system, John Keller reports.. Keller writes […] More

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    General Dynamics Partners to Expand Sensor Information System Capabilities

    General Dynamics Canada has extended its partnership with defense, government and utilities applications firm Envitia to build on the success of its tactical integrated sensor information system, which uses Envitia’s MapLink Pro software to provide surveillance tools to military aircraft. TISIS’ digital map virtually presents situational awareness data collected from multiple aircraft sensor systems, including: radar electro-optics electronic support measures […] More

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