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  • Johns Hopkins University APL Unveils Location-Specific Emergency Alert Tech - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Johns Hopkins University APL Unveils Location-Specific Emergency Alert Tech

    Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory has conceptualized a new smartphone-based emergency alert technology that works to provide location-specific notifications to users. The lab said Wednesday the Arbitrary-Size Location-Aware Targeting concept utilizes geolocation technologies to boost the alerts’ accuracy of delivery. “ASLAT uses the location awareness of wireless devices “” their internal knowledge of where they are […] More

  • Lockheed, Roketsan Enter F-35 Missile Development Contract; Frank St. John Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed, Roketsan Enter F-35 Missile Development Contract; Frank St. John Comments

    Lockheed Martin has signed a contract with Turkey-based weapon maker Roketsan to develop an air-to-surface cruise missile for incorporation into the internal weapons compartment of Block 4-configured F-35 jets. Lockheed said Wednesday the SOM-J missile has an infrared imaging seeker, terrain- and inertial-based navigation tools and GPS technology. The contract will allow both companies to offer the missile to […] More

  • Boeing Receives First Signals from Ninth GPS IIF Satellite; Dan Hart Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Boeing Receives First Signals from Ninth GPS IIF Satellite; Dan Hart Comments

    Boeing Co. has received the first signals of its ninth global positioning system IIF satellite from space. Boeing said the GPS IIF took off Wednesday aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta IV rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida and reached the orbit after more than three hours. Aerojet Rocketdyne supplied the propulsion system […] More

  • Dan Hart: Boeing GPS IIF Program Moves Forward With 8th Satellite Launch - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Dan Hart: Boeing GPS IIF Program Moves Forward With 8th Satellite Launch

    Boeing has received signal confirmation that its eighth GPS IIF satellite in space has started to prepare for full operations after its launch from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The GPS IIF-8 satellite launched aboard United Launch Alliance‘s Atlas V rocket and is the last launch for the U.S. Air Force program this year, Boeing said Wednesday. “The schedule this year […] More

  • Raytheon, Air Force Complete Anti-Radiation Missile Flight Test - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon, Air Force Complete Anti-Radiation Missile Flight Test

    Raytheon and the U.S. Air Force have completed flight test of an anti-radiation missile designed to help reduce fratricide risks. The updated High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missile was fired from an F-16 aircraft to target an emitter outside an exclusion zone that also contained another radiating emitter, Raytheon said Friday. The HARM control section modification engaged the right emitter by […] More

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