Tag Archives: sensors

DARPA Selects Teams for Subterranean Navigation Challenge

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has selected nine teams to take part in a competition that aims to innovate on the navigation of man-made tunnels, urban underground locations and natural caves. The two-track Subterranean Integration Exercise challenges teams from universities and companies to apply robotics, sensor and communications technologies as they remotely navigate through the Edgar Experimental Mine in Idaho Springs, Colo., this April, DARPA said Tuesday.

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DHS Seeks Commercial Tech for UAS Sensor Demo

The Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate has announced plans to select commercially available sensors through the end of the year for potential use with unmanned aircraft systems. S&T said Friday it will give selected vendors one week each to demonstrate technology to as part of the Robotic Aircraft Sensor …

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AeroVironment Intros Nano Quadrotor UAS for Close-Range ISR Applications

AeroVironment has debuted a rugged miniature unmanned aircraft system the company designed to aid close-range military intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions. Snipe Nano Quad is equipped with electro-optical/infrared, low-light-capable and long-wave infrared sensors and an integrated tilt mechanism for the transmission of images and record real-time video in daytime and nighttime operations, AeroVironment said Tuesday. “No assembly …

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Lockheed Updates Airborne Testbed to Boost Intell Processing Capacity; Rob Smith Comments

Lockheed Martin has updated a manned airborne testbed the company built to help customers experiment with a range of sensors, technologies and systems designed for contingency operations. The company said said Monday it reconfigured the Airborne Multi-INT Lab in an effort to increase the platform’s capacity to process and transform data into decision-making support intelligence. AML now employs an …

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Diane Gongaware on Cisco’s Security Approach for Agencies & ‘Internet of Things’ Trends to Watch

Diane Gongaware in January started her second full year as vice president of U.S. public sector services at Cisco, where she manages the company’s sales of technical and security services to government agencies at the federal, state, local and education levels. The 10-year Cisco veteran first joined the company in …

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Reportlinker: North America to Help Drive Undersea Warfare System Demand Through 2026

Reportlinker has released a report that predicts a 5.36 percent compound annual growth rate for the global undersea warfare systems market from 2016 to 2026. The “Global Undersea Warfare Systems Market 2016–2026” report predicts North America will dominate the market over the forecast period with a potential 33.5 percent share, Reportlinker said Wednesday. …

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Reportlinker: Global C4ISR Market to Grow 2.85% Annually Through 2026

A new Reportlinker study predicts the worldwide market for command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems will grow at a 2.85 percent compound annual growth rate through 2026 due to an increasing demand for interoperable and integrated systems. Reportlinker’s “Global C4ISR Market 2016-2026” report also forecasts the land-based systems segment to dominate the …

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Textron Releases New Data Integration, Mgmt Platform

Textron‘s systems advanced information solutions unit has updated a technology platform that works to integrate and manage data from multiple remote platforms such as sensors and information feeds. The company said Tuesday the iCommand 2.5 is designed to help users obtain a single pane view of previously disparate data and attach critical information to raw data …

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Raytheon to Update Air Force’s F-16 Mission Computer System

The U.S. Air Force has chosen Raytheon to develop and manufacture a modular mission computer system for the military branch’s fleet of F-16 fighter jets. Raytheon said Friday it will update current F-16 computers to include multicore processing, cybersecurity, high-speed computing and data networking functions. Josh Cobbs, program manager of electronic warfare systems at Raytheon’s …

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