Tag Archives: ISR

Insitu Extends Licensing Agreement for Vigilance-Built ISR Training Software; Mark Bauman Quoted

Mark Bauman VP of Global Growth Insitu

Boeing's Insitu subsidiary has extended its licensing agreement with intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance company Vigilance to continue deploying the latter's ISR training system to operators worldwide. Insitu said Wednesday the companies signed the agreement in 2019 to integrate Vigilance's software with Insitu's Catalina and TacitView full-motion video platforms to develop courseware unique to Insitu's architecture.

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Berry Aviation Forms UAS Research Group; Stan Finch Quoted

Stan Finch President Berry Aviation

San Marcos, Texas-based Berry Aviation has opened a new division in Stillwater, Oklahoma, that is focused on conducting research into unmanned aerial systems to support the Department of Defense in the areas of propulsion, navigation and acoustic improvements. The company's newly created autonomous and unmanned aviation division has hired additional engineers to support work related to UAS and counter-UAS activities.

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AE Industrial Partners Buys UAV Factory in Expanded UAV, ISR Tech Market Push

AE Industrial Partners

AE Industrial Partners has acquired UAV Factory, a provider of tactical unmanned aerial vehicle and intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance technology. With the purchase, UAV Factory will serve as an unmanned technology platform for AEI. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. "UAV Factory's engineering and technical capabilities, combined with its proven and growing set of technology solutions, are truly differentiated in the market," said Jeffrey Hart, principal at AEI.

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Air Force Needs Market Info on Future ISR Technologies

USAF

Air Force Life Cycle Management Center seeks market information on signal and geospatial intelligence technologies that would transmit information to support rapid targeting. AFLCMC said Monday in a SAM notice that it requires these on-platform SIGINT and GEOINT technologies to address requirements under the country's Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Dominance Flight Plan and National Defense Strategy.

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Raytheon Technologies Looks to AI/ML Tech to Help Accelerate ISR Missions; Shane Zabel Quoted

Shane Zabel AI tech area director Raytheon Technologies

Raytheon Technologies executives have said the company is applying artificial intelligence and machine learning to the company's technology offerings in a push to help military customers process intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance data faster. “We're looking at how machine learning can augment our existing sensor product lines and the question is: "How can we utilize machine learning technology to help military commanders make decisions?" said Shane Zabel, AI technology area director for Raytheon's intelligence and space business.

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