Tag Archives: ISR

Northrop to Implement Army ‘Hunter’ UAV Engineering Change Proposal

Northrop Grumman has secured a $12.7 million contract modification to incorporate an engineering change proposal into the payload technology of the U.S. Army‘s Hunter unmanned aerial vehicle. The Defense Department said Wednesday Northrop will perform work in Sierra Vista, Arizona through Oct. 20, 2018. The Army Contracting Command obligated $6.2 million at the time of award from …

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xG Technology Supplies Army with ISR Devices

The integrated microwave technologies and wireless network businesses of xG Technology have fulfilled the initial order of the U.S. Army under a previously awarded $12.5 million contract for hand-held situational awareness systems. IMT and Vislink have delivered hand-held intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance receiver devices under the first order slated for completion …

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Northrop Hands 1st MQ-4C Triton UAS to Navy

Northrop Grumman has delivered the first operational MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system to the U.S. Navy‘s facility in Point Mogu, California. The company said Friday MQ-4C is built to provide a 360-degree coverage area for Navy intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions. Northrop aims to provide a second unit to the military branch before the …

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ACT I Secures USAF Task Order for Cessna ISR Training Support in 2 African Countries

Advanced Concepts and Technologies International has secured a task order to provide the U.S. Air Force training support for Cessna-208 intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations in Chad and Cameroon. ACT I said Wednesday that the task order awarded through the General Services Administration‘s One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services Small Business Pool 1 contract will …

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Report: Northrop to Deliver 2 Triton Drones to Navy

Northrop Grumman is set to hand over this year two MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft systems to the U.S. Navy as the service intends to replace its fleet of P-3C Orion and EP-3E Aries II aircraft that work to perform maritime intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions, the Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday. The Navy …

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General Atomics Invests in UAS Tech Upgrades; Chris Pehrson, Darren Moe Comment

General Atomics has embarked on a project to incorporate automation-based disruptive technology into the Reaper unmanned aircraft system as the company aims to increase the aircraft’s performance, National Defense Magazine reported Friday. Darren Moe, senior director of automation and UX mission systems at General Atomics, told the publication the modernization effort covers flight, …

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CACI’s Michael Basla: Air Force Should Train Cyber Airmen Across C2, ISR Mission Areas

Michael Basla, a senior vice president at CACI International, has said the U.S. Air Force should operationalize and train cyber airmen across five mission areas, Signal Magazine reported Tuesday. Those missions include command and control; intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; global strike; rapid global mobility; and air and space superiority. “In …

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L3 Gets Navy Laser Rangefinder Supply Contract

A L3 Technologies business has received a potential five-year, $5.1 million contract to deliver laser rangefinders to the U.S. Navy for integration with the Raytheon-built multispectral targeting system aboard manned and unmanned aircraft, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Monday. The sole-source contract awarded to L3’s advanced laser systems technology business segment …

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Drone Aviation to Build More Aerostat Systems for DoD Client

Drone Aviation has received a potential $800,000 order from an unspecified Defense Department client to supply additional units of an updated tactical aerostat platform designed to aid intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions. The Winch Aerostat Small Platform will support the DoD customer’s use of communications, daylight and thermal payload capacities, …

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UK Pilots Conduct F-35 Interoperability Tests With Italian, Dutch Forces at BAE Simulation Facility

F-35 pilots from the U.K. air and naval forces have collaborated with fighter jet pilots from Italy and the Netherlands to participate in F-35 coalition interoperability tests conducted at a BAE Systems-operated simulation facility in Samlesbury, England. The tests are part of a series of simulation exercises designed to assess the interoperability …

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Orbital ATK to Build ISR Aircraft for Afghan Forces Under $69M USAF Contract

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Orbital ATK a potential $69.4 million contract to provide AC-208 armed intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft to Afghanistan’s air force. The Defense Department said Friday the undefinitized contractual action will help fulfill a pseudo-foreign military sales requirement and that the obligated amount of $34 million is from fiscal Afghan …

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