Tag Archives: ISR

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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General Atomics to Provide Marine Corps Additional UAS ISR Support

The U.S. Navy has awarded a General Atomics affiliate a potential $39.6 million contract to provide additional intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance support to U.S. Marine Corps through the use of unmanned air systems. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. will use its MQ-9 Reaper to assist USMC’s Task Force Southwest in surge support operations under the “undefinitized” …

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Raytheon Recognizes Kratos For Supplier Support Services

Raytheon‘s integrated defense systems business has recognized the services of a unit of Kratos Defense and Security Solutions as an outstanding supplier. Kratos said Tuesday its microwave electronics division (KMED) was among 56 companies that received 4-star honors during the Supplier Excellence Conference that Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems held on May 17. Kratos …

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Coast Guard Seeks Proposals for Long-Range/Ultra-Long Endurance Drone Tech Demonstration

The U.S. Coast Guard has released a request for proposals for a program to conduct a demonstration of long-range/ultra-long endurance unmanned aircraft systems designed to perform intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations. A FedBizOpps notice posted Thursday says the LR/U-LE UAS Technology Demonstration Plan seeks to evaluate the performance of drones …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: DoD’s National Defense Strategy Calls for ‘Resilient’ Satcom, Space Tech Investments

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat Government, told C4ISRNET in an interview published Wednesday that the Defense Department’s National Defense Strategy highlights the need to build up space-based threat awareness and safeguard military and commercial space assets from adversaries. Cowen-Hirsch said the space sector should bolster …

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iDirectGov Releases New Satcom Software

Herndon, Virginia-based iDirect Government has released an updated version of its software platform designed to power 9-Series satellite routers, tactical hub and line cards. Version 4.2 of Evolution works to help government and military clients manage intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance content, voice calls and other high bandwidth applications intended for maritime, ground …

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General Atomics’ Avenger RPA Conducts Nearly 24-Hour Continuous Flight

General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business has flown an extended-range version of its Avenger remotely piloted aircraft for 23.4 hours continuously. The Avenger Extended Range RPA set a new endurance record and surpassed a flight test goal of 20 hours, General Atomics said Thursday. During the test, the Avenger ER operated in an intelligence, surveillance …

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Drone Aviation Gets Additional DoD Tactical Aerostat Order

Drone Aviation will provide an additional tactical aerostat system and operator training support to the Defense Department under a potential $1.7 million contract. The company said Monday it expects to deliver the multimission Winch Aerostat Small Platform to DoD by the end of the third quarter. The order also covers multifrequency and multiwaveform …

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Navy Taps AECOM Subsidiary for Military ISR Support in Overseas Contingency Operations

AECOM‘s URS Federal Services subsidiary has received a potential three-year, $33.7 million contract from the U.S. Navy to provide intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance support for two military organizations and a task force. Work covers responsive and real-time ISR support to overseas contingency operations of the U.S. Central Command, Naval Forces Central …

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Orbital ATK to Provide Afghan Air Force ISR Aircraft Under $86M USAF Contract

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Orbital ATK and $86.4 million contract to manufacture  armed intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft for Afghanistan’s air force. Orbital ATK will provide AC-208 aircraft under the “pseudo” foreign military sales contract, the Defense Department said Thursday. Contract work will occur in Fort Worth, Texas through June 9, …

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Raytheon to Produce Multispectral Targeting Systems for USAF, France Under $87M Contract

Raytheon has received a potential $87.1 million contract to supply updated high definition/target location accuracy turrets to the U.S. Air Force and France. The Defense Department said Wednesday the fixed-price-incentive contract covers the production of 44 AN/DAS-4 AN/DAS-4 Multi-Spectral Targeting System Model B turrets as well as one lot of initial spares, shop …

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