Tag Archives: SAR

Northrop Completes 1st Flight Test of Panel-Based Sensor

Northrop Grumman evaluated the performance of its modular panel-based sensor technology during an exercise conducted in April at the company’s flight test facility in Baltimore, Maryland. The multifunction surveillance system functioned both on ground moving target indicator radar mode and on synthetic aperture radar mapping mode as part of the maiden flight, Northrop said Tuesday. The sensor is designed to integrate with new …

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MDA to Provide RADARSAT-2 Satellite Data via DigitalGlobe’s Geospatial Big Data Platform

DigitalGlobe and MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates have entered an agreement to make data from MDA’s RADARSAT-2 satellite available via DigitalGlobe’s GBDX geospatial big data platform. The partnership intends to make new GBDX uses possible through the integration of optical and radar satellite data, DigitalGlobe said Monday. The RADARSAT-2 satellite works to collect synthetic aperture radar …

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NGA Seeks Proposals for GEOINT BAA’s Aerial Synthetic Aperture Radar Topic Area

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has begun to seek proposals for platforms designed to enhance image processing methods that are used with aerial synthetic aperture radar. NGA said Wednesday the solicitation falls under the fifth topic of a three-year broad agency announcement for the agency’s Boosting Innovative GEOINT program. The agency aims to build …

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OmniEarth to Develop Soil Moisture Mapping Tech Under DARPA Contract

OmniEarth has received a contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop a mapping technology for military personnel to assess, manage and predict soil conditions. The company said Monday it will fuse information from commercially-available synthetic aperture radar and multispectral imagery in a push to develop a precision soil moisture …

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Mercury to Deliver Signal Processing Modules for Contractor’s Airborne Radar

Mercury Systems has secured $4.2 million follow-on order from an undisclosed defense contractor to provide digital signal processing modules for an unmanned airborne synthetic aperture radar. The Chelmsford, Massachusetts-headquartered company said Tuesday the order is scheduled to be delivered by the second quarter of fiscal year 2017. Didier Thibaud, Mercury’s executive vice president …

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