Tag Archives: ISR

Executive Profile: Mara Motherway, BAE Systems Inc. Director of Special Projects

Mara Motherway is the director of special projects at BAE Systems‘ intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance segment and is responsible for the business’ corporate growth and future investments in ISR electronic systems. Before joining BAE Systems in October 2013, she served as principal strategic adviser to the Defense Intelligence Agency director on …

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General Dynamics UK Closes Scout Reconnaissance Variant Review; Kevin Connell Comments

General Dynamics UK has completed the critical design review for the Scout reconnaissance variant that is intended to help the British Army perform intelligence, surveillance and target acquisition missions. The company performed the review on the variant’s platform hull design, the Lockheed Martin UK-built turret, electronic architecture, onboard software solutions, subsystems …

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Gene Colabatistto: CAE, NorthStar Aviation Partner to Develop Helicopter Simulator Tech

CAE and NorthStar Aviation have signed a partnership agreement to develop flight simulation and training products for the NorthStar Aviation-built 407MRH multirole helicopter, Shephard Media reported Monday. Darren Lake writes CAE will use 407MRH flight test data to replicate the aircraft’s performance as well as mission and weapon systems for …

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PwC Report Details Increased Aerospace, Defense M&A Activity in 2014

A new PwC report on the mergers and acquisitions in aerospace-and-defense industry says deal activities increased in 2014 compared to 2013 and the number of transactions worth at least $1 billion doubled from the prior year. The firm’s Mission Control report, authored by PwC Global A&D Leader Guillaume Rochard and U.S. A&D Leader Chuck Marx, says the total deal value reached $22.3 billion in …

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Lockheed to Build Vehicle Turrets for General Dynamics UK; Stephen Ball Comments

Lockheed Martin‘s U.K. business has received a $1 billion subcontract from General Dynamics UK to design, produce, test and integrate 245 turrets for General Dynamics‘ SCOUT Specialist Vehicles that are used by the British military. Stephen Ball, CEO of Lockheed Martin UK, said Tuesday the company plans to sustain almost 900 jobs at its site in Ampthill, Bedfordshire, and …

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Executive Profile: Jeff Yu, Northrop ISR Tech and Engineering Director

Jeff Yu serves as director of technology and engineering for the intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance division within the information systems sector at Northrop Grumman. Yu leads a business organization that offers systems, applications and services for the intelligence, defense, and national security communities and his focus areas include the division’s …

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Pentagon’s ORS-1 Reconnaissance Satellite Logs 4 Years in Space

A U.S. military satellite carrying United Aerospace Systems-built intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance sensors has completed four years in orbit. The Operationally Responsive Space-1 satellite works to provide the U.S. Central Command with imagery and data to help increase warfighters’ battlefield awarenesss, UTC Aerospace Systems said Monday. ORS-1 launched aboard a …

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