Tag Archives: ISR

Doug Barrie: Worldwide Drone Demand to Steadily Increase

The International Institute for Strategic Studies says reducing acquisition costs will increase demand for unmanned aircraft for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance applications, Agence France-Presse reported Tuesday. IISS published its “Military Balance 2014” report stating that globally, more drones are being used by militaries, private companies and individuals. “We’re going to …

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Kevin Moore: General Dynamics Subsidiary Builds Video Intell System for Australian Military

General Dynamics‘ Mediaware subsidiary has supplied a set of portable video exploitation technology to the Australian military for analyzing and reporting of tactical image data. The D-VEX platform is built to integrate with unmanned aerial systems and display live or recorded digital images in the battlefield, General Dynamics said Monday. …

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GE Neural Computing Platform to Help Air Force Manage ISR Data; Mark Barnell Comments

General Electric‘s intelligent platforms business has won a contract to provide the U.S. Air Force an embedded neuromorphic computing platform for use in wide-area surveillance applications, Military Aerospace & Electronics reported Thursday. The publication reports the Air Force Research Laboratory Information Directorate in Rome, N.Y. selected a GE infrastructure that …

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IAI to Help Navy Research, Develop ISR Targeting Systems; Kenneth Abeloe Comments

Integrity Applications Inc. has won a potential $42 million contract to perform research and development work on intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and targeting systems for the U.S. Navy. The five-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity prime contract covers services to the Navy’s Naval Air Systems Command Air Warfare Center in China Lake, Calif., IAI announced …

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Poland to Buy $76M in Exelis Air Traffic Mgmt Radars

Exelis has been awarded a $76 million contract from Poland’s government covering air traffic navigation radars and services as the country seeks to facilitate standardization within its own armed forces and with NATO allies. Poland intends to have 14 Exelis-built radars upon completion of the contract and further build up …

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Executive Profile: Michele Weslander-Quaid, Google Public Sector CTO and Innovation Evangelist

Michele Weslander-Quaid serves as Chief Technology Officer (public sector) and Innovation Evangelist for Google. Before joining Google in April 2011, she served in a number of U.S. federal government senior executive “first-ever” roles beginning in 2002, including:  Deputy Technical Executive for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Intelligence Community Deputy Chief information Officer for …

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Harris Wins Radio Order from Middle Eastern Country; Brendan O’Connell Comments

Harris Corp. has won an $11 million contract to provide a country in the Middle East with an integrated communications system for that nation’s intelligence, surveillance and reconnaisance missions. The order is for Falcon III RF-7800M multiband handheld radios, accessories, combat management applications and air-ground-sea surveillance infrastructure, Harris said Thursday. …

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Cisco Launches Web-based Infographic to Highlight ISR Capabilities to DoD

Cisco has partnered with an integrated communications services company to create a web-based infographic that will highlight Cisco’s intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities to further penetrate the Defense Department marketplace, PR Week reported Monday. Virgil Dickson writes that Cisco enlisted Washington, DC-based Bluetext to create the web-based infographic that features Cisco’s …

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