Tag Archives: IRIS

Inmarsat to Develop 4D Air Traffic Management SATCOM Service for ESA

Inmarsat has received a European Space Agency contract to develop satellite communication technologies that provide 4D trajectory air traffic management. The Iris program entails technologies that will be used to support European airspace traffic management beginning 2020, the company said Tuesday. Developed technologies will compose the Iris system that will make use of Inmarsat’s SB-S …

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Roboteam Launches ‘Interoperable’ UGV at AUSA 2017; Shahar Abuhazira Comments

A Roboteam unmanned ground vehicle was scheduled to launch Monday at the 2017 Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting and Exposition in Washington D.C. The company said Monday the Transportable Interoperable Ground Robot is designed to be modular to allow integration of add-ons, sensors and future technologies and is built as an all-weather …

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Lockheed Awarded NASA Solar Observatory Support Extension; Bart De Pontieu Comments

Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $19.4 million contract to continue to help NASA operate a satellite the company designed to observe the sun and support related scientific studies. Lockheed said Monday the contract extends the company’s support for the Interface Region Imaging Spectograph observatory through September 2018, with an option for further extension of the performance period until September …

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Johns Hopkins APL’s Remote-Controlled System Seeks to Assess Railway Incidents

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory have developed a remote-controlled system that works to provide reconnaissance data in order to help law enforcement officials and first responders evaluate railway incidents. Johns Hopkins APL’s Instrumented Rail Inspection System has near and visible infrared cameras and a set of sensors …

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Unisys Belgium Part of Winning Consortia on 3 Lots of European Commission Contract

A Unisys subsidiary in Belgium has received work worth $900 million from the European Commission under three lots of the External Service Provision for Development, Studies and Support for Information Systems III framework contract. The company said Thursday Unisys Belgium will work with partners as part of three separate consortia to provide analytics, project management …

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NASA to Launch Lockheed Solar Probe

A NASA spacecraft carrying a Lockheed Martin-made sun-observing instrument has arrived at its launch site at the Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. and will go into space at a date not before May 28. The interface region imaging spectrograph program aims to study energy and plasma movement near the sun’s …

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