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QinetiQ Partners with Cobham to Support U.K. Military’s Aircrew Training, Flight Test Programs

Cobham has secured an 18-month, $2.9 million contract from QinetiQ to support the Empire Test Pilots’ School and Rotary Wing Test and Evaluation Squadron based at a British military airfield in Wiltshire, England. The agreement calls for Cobham to deliver one Bell 412 HAR2 helicopter as well as provide aircrew training services and deploy maintenance personnel …

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Report: Babcock to Include Raytheon Tech in Laser Directed-Energy Weapon Offering for U.K.

  Babcock‘s proposed system for the British defense science and technology laboratory’s Laser Directed Energy Weapon Capability Demonstrator program will incorporate the Raytheon-built Phalanx air defense technology, Flightglobal reported Thursday. Beth Stevenson writes the LDEW-CD competition seeks a 20-millimeter laser-equipped Gatling machine gun designed to counter potential airborne threats, including unmanned aircraft systems, to naval ships. …

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DARPA Picks 8 for Armored, Agile Ground Vehicle Research; Christopher Orlowski Comments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has selected eight organizations to research and develop an armored ground vehicle that can accommodate additional armor without compromising mobility and speed. DARPA said Tuesday the agency is interested in a vehicle with track and suspension technologies, agile motion systems, 360-degree data visualization technology …

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Visiongain: 2015 Border Security Market Revenue to Hit $16B

A Visiongain study, released by ReportLinker, forecasts global revenue from border security platforms and services will be approximately $16.4 billion this year. The 364-page market research report examines key factors that Visiongain believes can affect worldwide, regional and national spending on products designed to help authorities monitor cross-border activities, ReportLinker …

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Steve Wadey Assumes CEO Role at QinetiQ

Steve Wadey, formerly managing director of MBDA’s U.K. business, has taken on his new role as CEO at QinetiQ. Wadey, whose appointment was announced in January 2015, is tasked to steer QinetiQ’s organic-plus growth strategy and lead more than 5,000 employees in the U.K., U.S., Belgium and Australia, QinetiQ said Monday. …

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Cyveillance, Centripetal Networks Combine Tech for Cyber Threat Intell

QinetiQ‘s Cyveillance subsidiary has partnered with Centripetal Networks to combine the former’s threat intelligence streaming technology and the latter’s RuleGate platform to provide customers with actionable information on cyber threats. Cyveillance said Monday the partnership works to enable RuleGate to operationalize Cyveillance’s feeds on phishing and malicious URLs and suspect domain names and quickly activate security policies to catch …

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QinetiQ Buys SR2020’s Seismic Data Processing Tech; Magnus McEwen-King Comments

QinetiQ has bought SR2020‘s seismic imaging and processing technology for approximately $1.7 million to complement QinetiQ’s distributed acoustic sensor and vertical seismic profiling offerings. QinetiQ acquired the SR2020 platform to allow QinetiQ’s OptaSense business to provide, analyze and interpret subsurface seismic data for customers, OptaSense said Monday. Magnus McEwen-King, a managing …

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