Tag Archives: ISR

Harris Unveils New Ground-Air Mission Tactical Radios; Brendan O’Connell Comments

Harris Corp. has rolled out a new line of radios the company developed for joint operations between international ground and air forces. The RF-7850A airborne networking mission radios use Falcon technology to provide warfighters wideband networking and tactical communications for close-air support, border patrol and ISR missions, Harris said Tuesday. …

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Hughes Microsat Tech Grows to 10-Megabit Throughput; Rick Lober Comments

Hughes Network Systems has updated its communications-on-the-move microsat system to deliver data transfer speeds of up to 10 megabits per second over geostationary satellites. The company demonstrated the increased throughput at an event attended by industry partners and government clients. The microsat system works to transmit video and data through …

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BAE Wins $79M to Develop Intell Sensor Processing Device for DARPA

BAE Systems has won a $79 million contract to design an intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance device able to integrate human and machine reasoning into intelligence equipment in order to blend operator knowledge into intelligence-processing computers. The contract awarded to BAE Systems electronic solutions segment marks the second phase of the Defense …

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Hughes Demos New Video, Data Satellite System; Rick Lober Comments

Hughes Network Systems has developed a new microsat system to transmit video and data over satellite communications links, using several types of platforms. The company’s communications-on-the-move microsat system transmitted full-motion video through an aircraft’s rotor blades without packet loss during a recent test, Hughes said Monday. Hughes tested the system …

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DigitalGlobe to Update AF Eagle Vision Imagery Stations; James Clark Comments

DigitalGlobe will update mobile ground stations for the U.S. Air Force to provide satellite imagery for warfighters and first responders, the company announced Wednesday. The Eagle Vision stations download imagery from DigitalGlobe’s WorldView earth imaging constellation for use in preparing intelligence, planning missions, assessing damage and during natural disasters or …

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BAE to Build DARPA Weapons Computing Tech

BAE Systems has won funding from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop new computing technology for weapons systems, Nextgov reports. The $10.6 million award comes through the Power Efficiency Revolution For Embedded Computing Technologies initiative, which aims to provide more effective embedded computing per watt of electrical power, …

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Lockheed Targeting European ISR Market; Mark Grablin Comments

Lockheed Martin expects an invitation to tender from a European Union border security organization interested in buying the company’s ISR services (intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance services), National Defense Magazine reports. Mark Grablin, the company’s director of airborne reconnaissance systems, told Valerie Insinna and a group of reporters Frontex is seeking …

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