Tag Archives: electromagnetic spectrum

Intelligent Waves Holds Spot on $950M USAF ABMS Contract for JADC2 Support; Marqus Hutchinson Quoted

Marqus Hutchinson, CTO of Intelligent Waves

Intelligent Waves has won a spot on a potential $950 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract from the U.S. Air Force to support Joint All Domain Command and Control (JADC2). “Leveraging our exceptional capabilities to deliver secure information sharing, for joint all-domain operations (JADO), is a strategic asset that more Defense and Intelligence Communities can now deploy with our subject matter expertise,” said Marqus Hutchinson, Intelligent Waves’ chief technical officer (CTO). 

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NASA Eyes Use of Cognitive Radio to Address Space Comms Challenges

NASA looks to use cognitive radios to meet increased demand for space data and optimize the efficiency of space communications systems. The agency said Saturday software-defined radios such as cognitive radios apply artificial intelligence to utilize unused but licensed portions of the electromagnetic spectrum without human intervention. Cognitive radios could also address communications …

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Peraton to Support DoD’s Spectrum Sharing Initiative; Stu Shea Comments

Peraton has secured a pair of task orders worth $12.5 million combined to support the Defense Department in efforts to open up electromagnetic spectrum for commercial use. The Defense Spectrum Organization asked the company to develop and maintain a software platform designed to analyze electromagnetic compatibility and document spectrum analysis results under a three-year, …

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DARPA to Hold Proposers Day on RF Transistor, Semiconductor Material Devt Program

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency will host a Proposers Day on March 29 in Arlington, Virginia, to discuss a program that seeks to develop new radiofrequency and millimeter-wave transistors and semiconductor materials designed to meet electromagnetic spectrum-related requirements. Dan Green, a program manager at DARPA’s microsystems technology office, said in a …

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Raytheon Demos Cyber, Electromagnetic Battle Mgmt Tool; Frank Pietryka Comments

Raytheon has demonstrated the interoperability of the company’s cyber and electromagnetic battle management tool with an electronic warfare asset management system used by the U.S. Marine Corps. The company said Monday it integrated the CEMBM tool into Raptor-X to showcase how the unified system could facilitate data sharing across the joint battlespace environment. “We’ve achieved …

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HPE’s Earl Matthews: Analytics, Speed, Intell Key to Cyber Situational Awareness

Earl Matthews, a vice president at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, has said speed, analytics, integration, resiliency, intelligence and expertise are the six attributes that are key to cyber situational awareness, Signal magazine reported Wednesday. Matthews, VP of enterprise security solutions for HPE’s U.S. public sector business, made the remarks Wednesday at the three-day MILCOM …

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DARPA Unveils Initiative for Companies With Limited DoD Contracting Experience

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has launched a new process to encourage companies that have limited contracting experience with the Defense Department to propose novel technology platforms that could have potential applications for the commercial sector and DoD. DARPA’s microsystems technology office introduced the Commercial Performer Program Announcement in an …

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Raytheon Launches Battle Mgmt System at Army Cyber Quest Event

Raytheon has unveiled a battle management platform the company built to integrate cyber and electromagnetic spectrum awareness features into the defense contractor’s Electronic Warfare Program Management Tool. The company said Monday it showcased the Cyber and Electromagnetic Battle Management platform at the U.S. Army‘s Cyber Quest event. CEMBM is designed to provide a shared situational understanding of electronic …

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DARPA Seeks Participants for Spectrum Collaboration Challenge; Paul Tilghman Comments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has unveiled the $2 million Spectrum Collaboration Challenge that seeks to develop software-defined radios that could work with other simultaneously operating radios in the electromagnetic spectrum. The phased challenge will begin in 2017 and run for three years and has 30 slots available to interested participants who will contend to develop …

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Harris Subsidiary Wins DSO Electromagnetic Spectrum Support Services Contract From DISA

The Defense Information Systems Agency has awarded a Harris Corporation subsidiary a potential $41 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide electromagnetic spectrum services, applied engineering support and spectrum engineering services to the Defense Spectrum Organization. Exelis will perform services within the contract — including the delivery of firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee and cost-reimbursable line items …

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Alion to Support DISA’s Spectrum Mgmt Operations Under $137M IDIQ; Sean Pender Comments

Alion Science and Technology will help a Defense Information Systems Agency  organization explore tools for spectrum management through the company’s position on a potential $137 million contract DISA awarded in May. Alion is one of eight vendors that will compete for task orders to provide electromagnetic spectrum engineering, technical services, planning, analysis and advocacy support to DISA’s Defense Spectrum …

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