Tag Archives: ISR

Intelsat General Unveils Military Aircraft Broadband Service; Skot Butler Quoted

Intelsat General has introduced a broadband service offering intended to help military aircraft passengers connect to the internet while in flight. FlexAir uses the company’s Ku-band and EpicNG communications satellite platforms and is designed to operate with fuselage and tail-mounted antennas, Intelsat said Thursday. The in-flight connectivity service works to support intelligence, surveillance and …

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In-Q-Tel Invests in Immersive Wisdom’s Collaboration Tech

Intelligence community venture capital firm In-Q-Tel has invested in and partnered with Immersive Wisdom to further develop the latter company’s virtual and intelligence platform for government applications. Immersive Wisdom designed its software to help users access information in real time and view live 3D maps through a shared virtual workspace, IQT said Tuesday. The …

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PAE ISR Receives NAVAIR Interim Flight Clearance for Resolute Eagle VTOL UAS

PAE ISR has obtained an interim flight clearance from Naval Air Systems Command for the vertical takeoff-and-landing configuration of the Resolute Eagle unmanned aerial system. The company said Monday the group 3 IFC validates the system’s airworthiness in accordance with requirements under a potential five-year, $1.73B indefinite-delivery/indefinite quantity contract. NAVAIR awarded PAE ISR a spot on …

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Abaco, EIZO Forge Video Processing Tech Dev’t Partnership

Abaco Systems has partnered with EIZO Rugged Solutions to meet the video processing requirements of military and aerospace clients.  Abaco said Tuesday it will leverage EIZO’s experience in general-purpose graphics processing unit and video processing technology to offer new platforms for use in electronic warfare; intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; remote sensing; and other compute-intensive operations. …

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Hughes to Provide Satcom Integration Services for USCG Aircraft; Rick Lober Quoted

The Naval Air Systems Command has chosen Hughes Network Systems to integrate satellite communications systems on C-27J aircraft used for the U.S. Coast Guard‘s humanitarian aid and disaster relief efforts. The company said Monday it will partner with Virginia-based procurement and logistics firm ADS, Inc. to provide satcom integration services to support the …

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Kratos Subsidiary to Integrate Tactical Waveform in Harris Radios for Air Force

A Kratos Defense and Security Solutions subsidiary has signed a licensing agreement to provide communication waveforms for integration into tactical radio systems Harris will produce for the U.S. Air Force. Kratos RT Logic will equip handheld video data link radios with bandwidth and standard common data links, vortex native waveform, tactical data link and 466-extended …

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Tony Moraco Talks SAIC’s Planned Engility Buy, Army’s Mobile Protected Firepower Program

Tony Moraco, CEO of Science Applications International Corp., told Defense News in an interview published Monday that the planned acquisition of Engility fits into SAIC’s strategy and provides an opportunity to gain access to market channels that SAIC lacks. Moraco, a five-time Wash100 winner, cited Engility’s “multi-intelligence agency portfolio” and space capabilities as …

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AT&T’s Mike Leff: US Military Needs ‘Robust’ IoT Network

U.S. military leaders have said that service branches need a modernized information technology network that can help troops collect intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance data from internet-of-things platforms, C4ISRNET reported Saturday. Mike Leff, vice president for global defense at AT&T‘s public sector business, said military personnel need a “robust” network in order to …

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L3 Wescam Reports $300M in ISR Sensor Tech Orders

L3 Technologies‘ Wescam business has booked more than $300 million in contracts during the first quarter of this year to supply domestic and international customers with intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance sensors. The company said Monday sensors within its MX product line are equipped with optical and processing technologies and designed to integrate with manned …

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