Tag Archives: situational awareness

Orbit Logic to Update Planning Software for DigitalGlobe WorldView Direct Access Program

Orbit Logic has updated its Direct Access Facility Collection Planning Systems software that works to help DigitalGlobe‘s international Direct Access Program partners task and receive imagery from WorldView satellites. The DAF CPS platform has been updated to cover WorldView-4 satellite that is scheduled to launch this month as well as the existing GeoEye-1, WorldView-1, WorldView-2 and WorldView-3, Orbit Logic said Wednesday. …

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Wynyard to Deploy Crime Analytics, Informant Management Software to Ventura County Sheriff’s Office

The Ventura County sheriff’s office in California has selected Wynyard Group‘s crime analytics and informant management software to facilitate situational awareness and officer safety as part of intelligence-led policing initiatives. Wynyard said Tuesday its technology works to combine data from multiple sources, analyze the data to generate actionable intelligence such as crime trends and relay the …

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Endeavor Robotics’ Ground Robots to Use Persistent Systems’ Radio Comms Tech

Endeavor Robotics has partnered with Persistent Systems to install the latter’s radio communications system on the former’s product line of ground robots. Endeavor Robotics said July 12 the MPU5 radio will work to help increase the range of unmanned ground operations and support single-controller operations for multiple robot assets over the Wave Relay mobile ad hoc network technology. “Networked connectivity …

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Raytheon Gets Navy Contract Modification for Planar Array Antenna Assemblies

Raytheon has received a $30.3 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to provide radar absorbing material-equipped planar array antenna assemblies for the transmission processing sets of the Cooperative Engagement Capability. The Defense Department said Wednesday the contract also covers delivery of CEC sensor netting system antennas to Japan under the foreign military sales program. DoD noted the Naval Sea Systems …

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Booz Allen Unveils Cyber Defense Tool Suite for Cloud-Based Data, Apps; Chris Christou Comments

Booz Allen Hamilton has launched a set of security platforms designed to help government agencies and companies protect data workloads and applications in cloud environments from potential cyber attacks. The company’s Virtual Cloud Defense consists of open source-based, commercial-off-the-shelf platforms that work to help users implement security controls and perform …

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Thomas Bussing: Raytheon, UVision Aim to Offer US Army Small Loitering Airborne Tech

Raytheon and Israel-based unmanned air system manufacturer UVision to develop and offer small loitering airborne technology to U.S. military organizations. Raytheon said Friday it seeks to adapt UVision’s man-packed, canister-launched Hero-30 system to make it perform lethal target engagement, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance functions. The company intends for the modified technology to help address the U.S. Army‘s Lethal Miniature Aerial Missile System …

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DARPA Taps DRS Technologies to Update Focal Plane Arrays on Infrared Sensors

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded a contract to DRS Technologies to update the company’s ultra-small pixel infrared focal plane arrays under DARPA’s Lambda Scale program. The FPAs work to support the functions of cooled infrared sensors to address pilot situational awareness and visibility concerns, DRS said Monday. The company uses …

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Raytheon Gets Navy Follow-On Contract for Fire Scout UAS Software Update

Raytheon has received a potential $21.6 million contract to continue to provide software updates in support of the 2016 tactical control system Linux cyber baseline of the U.S. Navy’s MQ-8 Fire Scout unmanned aircraft system. The company will perform work in Dulles, Virginia, through October 2018 under the sole-source, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, the …

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DoD Seeks Cyber Platforms Through Solutions Meeting

The Defense Department will hold a meeting in Washington between June and July 2016 to allow potential contractors to deliver technical presentations about their cyber platforms. DoD said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Tuesday it will conduct the Cyber Strategy Solutions Meeting to identify cyber tools that might qualify for experimentation …

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Cubic Tests Air Combat Training Tech During Live-Flight Demonstration

Cubic‘s global defense unit has completed the demonstration of its tactical training tool that works to provide situational awareness for pilots of designated aggressor aircraft. The company said Wednesday its Bandit Board kneeboard tablets were deployed on two Draken International fighter aircraft and worked to relay live information from the P5 Combat Training System using the Cubic …

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Harris Lands Tactical Radio, Intercom System Supply Contract With Philippine Army; Brendan O’Connell Comments

Harris Corp. will supply tactical vehicular radios, handheld radios and intercom systems to the Philippines’ armed forces under a $12 million contract. The contract covers the provision of Falcon III RF-7800V Combat Net Radio, RF-7800I intercom systems and handheld Falcon RF-7800V VHF Combat Net Radio to the Philippine army’s light …

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Army Requests Info on Consortium for DoD’s C4, Cyber Platform Development

The U.S. Army Contracting Command has sought information on a consortium with the capability to research and develop prototypes of command, control, communications, computer and cyber platforms for the Defense Department. The service branch said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Feb. 3 the consortium will build prototypes under the “other transaction” agreement …

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Elbit Systems Rolls Out Unmanned Surface Vehicle Platform

Elbit Systems has introduced an unmanned surface vehicle platform the company designed for anti-submarine warfare and mine countermeasure missions. The 12-meter Seagull USV works to operate maritime vehicles to detect and neutralize underwater mines, the company said Monday. Seagull has a mission control system, replaceable mission modules, Autonomous Navigation System and …

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