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  • UTC Unveils High-Res Infrared Imaging Sensor for Navy - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    UTC Unveils High-Res Infrared Imaging Sensor for Navy

    A sensor business under United Technologies Corp.“™s aerospace systems unit has introduced a new imaging sensor as part of the U.S. Navy“™s Spectral and Reconnaissance Imagery for Tactical Exploitation program. The company said Wednesday that its Sensors Unlimited business has delivered four prototypes of the indium gallium arsenide Near Infrared/Shortwave Infrared sensor to the Navy under a […] More

  • UTC Subsidiary Tests Imaging Sensor Onboard Northrop“™s Global Hawk - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    UTC Subsidiary Tests Imaging Sensor Onboard Northrop“™s Global Hawk

    A United Technologies Corp. subsidiary has concluded the initial test flight of its multi-spectral imaging sensor aboard the Northrop Grumman-built RQ-4B Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicle. Kevin Raftery, vice president of ISR and space systems at UTC Aerospace Systems, said in a statement published Wednesday the first flight test sought to demonstrate the capability of the UTC […] More

  • Report: Northrop Reschedules Global Hawk Flight Test With UTC-Built Sensor - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: Northrop Reschedules Global Hawk Flight Test With UTC-Built Sensor

    Northrop Grumman has pushed back the test flight of its RQ-4 Global Hawk  unmanned surveillance aircraft equipped with a United Technologies Corp.-built multispectral imaging sensor technology to late January, Inside Defense reported Wednesday. Rachel Karas writes testing of the MS-177 sensor-equipped Global Hawk was originally scheduled to occur in late December. The report said Northrop postponed all the company’s test […] More

  • UTC to Update MS-177 Imaging Sensor Tech; Kevin Raftery Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    UTC to Update MS-177 Imaging Sensor Tech; Kevin Raftery Comments

    A business unit of  United Technologies Corp. has received a contract from the U.S. Air Force to update the company’s MS-177 imaging sensor system in efforts to increase the technology’s resolution and coverage. UTC Aerospace Systems will design, build, manufacture and deliver updated MS-177A sensors for potential deployment by the Air Force in 2019, UTC said Monday. The service branch will determine eventual sensor […] More

  • DARPA to Host Proposers Day on Reconfigurable Imaging Sensor Devt Program; Jay Lewis Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DARPA to Host Proposers Day on Reconfigurable Imaging Sensor Devt Program; Jay Lewis Comments

    The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency will conduct a Proposers Day on Sept. 30 in Arlington, Virginia, to discuss the Reconfigurable Imaging program that aims to develop a single camera sensor designed to simultaneously perform several imaging functions within its field of view. “What we are aiming for is a single, multi-talented camera sensor that can detect visual […] More

  • Surrey Subsidiary to Research Landsat Sensor Alternatives; Doug Gerull Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Surrey Subsidiary to Research Landsat Sensor Alternatives; Doug Gerull Comments

    Surrey Satellite Technology US will conduct a study on sustainable land imaging reduced instrument envelope as an alternative to the current Landsat imaging sensors under a new contract from NASA‘s Goddard Space Flight Center. The Colorado-based subsidiary of Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd. said Friday the six-month study will look into developing a smaller form factor for the sensors installed on […] More

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