Tag Archives: ISR

AF Seeking 'Bug' Sensors for Drones, Satellites

The U.S. Air Force wants to develop new imaging sensors that draw from information in the light field, similar to how spiders and insects process that information. According to a solicitation notice, the branch wants to integrate the sensors onto drones and satellites for operations in intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissances. …

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Boeing Basing Wedgetail Plane Off 737; Chris Deeble Comments

Boeing delivered a high-altitude aircraft based on the company’s 737 commercial jet to Australia’s air force in May, the company announced Monday. Wedgetail Airborne Early Warning and Control planes have an electronically-scanned radar and 10 mission crew consoles that track air and sea-based targets simultaneously. Australia will declare initial operating …

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Raytheon Deploys New Vehicle Surveillance System To Canada; Rudolph Lewis Comments

Raytheon Co.‘s Technical Services Company LLC announced it recently introduced a new Light Armored Vehicle Reconnaissance Surveillance System prototype for the Canadian Army. LRSS was built to suit the Canadian Army’s Light Armoured Vehicle-III. Raytheon said the product was designed to enhance active intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance missions. Rudolph Lewis, …

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Larry James: Future AF ISR To Be Network-Centric

Air Force service members collect and analyze more than 1.3 million megabytes of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance data daily, an official said at the Air Force Association’s monthly meeting on April 26. Lt. Gen. Larry James, deputy chief of staff for ISR at Air Force headquarters, told event attendees the Air Force …

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Boeing Wins Navy Poseidon Long Lead Materials Contract

Boeing Co. won a $30,144,000 Navy contract modification to provide long lead materials for anti-submarine aircraft, the Defense Department announced Monday. The Chicago-based aerospace firm will provide the materials for low rate initial production of the P-8A Poseidon fleet. The company will perform 68.3 percent of the work in Seattle …

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Boeing to Provide Navy Moving Target Weapons

Boeing won a $12,588,056 Navy contract modification to provide direct-attack moving target weapons, the Defense Department announced Monday. The Seattle-based aerospace and defense contractor will produce 1,116 weapons and shipping containers. The company will also provide 640 hours of production, engineering and logistics services to support the Navy’s direct-attack weapons …

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Contractors Fuel, Provide Personnel for US' Worldwide Proliferation of Drones, Bases

More civilian contractors are working directly with the U.S. military and CIA to gather intelligence and execute offensive strikes as the U.S. continues to expand the number of drones it operates around the world. Many of these contractors are helping drive the U.S.’ demand for their personnel by rapidly evolving drone technologies and capabilities, working in tandem with the U.S. to …

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Profile: Duane Landry, SAIC ISR SVP, CFO

Duane Landry is senior vice president and CFO for SAIC’s ISR group. Landry joined SAIC in 1991. In his current role, Landry is responsible for all financial operations of the ISR group, including overall governance and controls, financial planning and analysis, contracts, pricing, procurement and a shared services operation. Prior to …

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