Tag Archives: electronics

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 …

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NASA Begins Search for Industry Partners to Develop Commercial Space Tech Platforms

NASA has started to solicit proposals from potential industry partners to develop commercial space technology systems designed to support future space missions. The agency’s space technology mission directorate will select projects worth approximately $10 million combined under the Announcement of Collaborative Opportunity program, NASA said Friday. Companies will lead the projects …

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Huntington Ingalls Concludes USS John Warner Post-Shakedown Availability Work; Jim Hughes Comments

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding division has concluded its post-shakedown availability effort for the submarine USS John Warner. The work marks the shipyard’s first PSA effort for a Virginia-class submarine and the company has returned the submarine to the U.S. Navy on Wednesday, Huntington Ingalls said Wednesday. “I could not be …

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Cobham Receives Multiple Orders for Custom Application Specific Integrated Circuits

Cobham‘s semiconductor business will deliver customized Application Specific Integrated Circuits for airport security screening under a number of orders worth roughly $1.6 million. ASICs are designed to facilitate a high level of detection to support security screening at airports and other facilities through client-specific, mixed-signal ASICs, Cobham said Wednesday. Jeff Hassannia, Cobham advanced electronic solutions business development and technology senior vice …

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Northrop, RFID Global to Present Counterfeit Electronic Part Detection Tools at DARPA Demo Day

Northrop Grumman and its partner RFID Global Solution will showcase at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency-hosted Demo Day a miniaturized chip and software designed to detect counterfeit electronic components. RFID Global said Tuesday it developed the Visi-Trac software application in support of a $12.3 million contract that Northrop received from …

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Cobham Unit to Provide Electronics Tech Support Under DMEA IDIQ; Jill Kale Comments

Cobham, through its Aeroflex Colorado Springs business, will compete for task orders to help the Defense Microelectronics Activity in its efforts to develop technology insertions and applications for the Defense Department under a contract awarded earlier this month. The company said Thursday its semiconductor solutions business will work to address issues with electronic systems hardware and …

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Microsemi Products Support Lockheed-Built Ballistic Missiles in Navy Test Flights

Microsemi has provided design services and electronic products in support of the Lockheed Martin-built Trident II D5 fleet ballistic missile, which completed U.S. Navy-led test flights this month. The semiconductor provider said Thursday its electronics technology that works to support missile control and navigation functions has been integrated into the Trident …

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BAE Lands Contract for Navy Comm-Electronics Tech Support; Mark Keeler Comments

BAE Systems has been awarded a two-year, $34 million contract to help maintain the communications and electronics systems of the Naval Air Warfare Center’s aircraft division. The company will work to handle logistics, support planning and integration, perform technical publications, manage configuration and provide engineering and training services to the center, …

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DARPA to Hold Proposers Days on Implantable Neural Interface Program; Phillip Alvelda Comments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency will conduct Proposers Days on Feb. 2 and 3 to discuss its Neural Engineering System Design program with potential contractors. DARPA’s NESD initiative seeks to develop implantable neural interface systems that will work to facilitate information transfer and signal resolution between the human brain and digital networks, the agency …

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Lockheed to Extend Logistics Support for Navy Consolidated Automated Support System

Lockheed Martin has received a potential $11.6 million contract modification to continue to provide performance-based logistics support services for the U.S. Navy’s Consolidated Automated Support System. The company will perform contract work in Florida through March 2016, the Defense Department said Friday. The Navy’s CASS is a family of standard …

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