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Mercury Systems Unveils ‘Rappid’ Spectrum Processing Tool; William Conley Quoted

William Conley CTO Mercury Systems

Mercury Systems has introduced a spectrum processing platform designed to expedite the development of signal intelligence, electronic warfare and software-defined radio applications. The Rappid platform is an open, modular architecture that could help accelerate the deployment of EW technologies and other capabilities and reduce integration costs by enabling system developers to use the same firmware and software on different hardware implementations.

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Northrop's SharkSat Payload Transmits Telemetry Data Back to Ground; Candace Givens Quoted

Candace Givens VP Northrop Grumman

The Northrop Grumman-built SharkSat payload collected and transmitted performance and telemetry data back to mission controllers while orbiting the Earth during a two-week demonstration aboard the company's Cygnus spacecraft in January. “SharkSat's success directly reflects the speed and agility that our team put forth to deliver mission success,“ said Candace Givens, vice president of payload and ground systems division at Northrop.

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Research and Markets: Military Communication Tech Investments to Spur Software-Defined Radio Demand Through 2025

Military handheld radio

A new five-year Research and Markets forecast says increased global military spending in battle communication or network-centric warfare systems will help steer the software-defined radio market's direction. The research company said Wednesday it estimates that the worldwide market for SDR products will grow more than 6 percent over the next five years and expects the defense segment to experience the highest growth rate.

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Jerry DeMuro, Tom Arseneault: BAE’s US Arm Sees Opportunities in Two Businesses From Raytheon-UTC Merger


Jerry DeMuro, CEO of BAE Systems' U.S. subsidiary and a three-time Wash100 award winner, and Tom Arseneault, company president and chief operating officer and a 2020 Wash100 awardee, told C4ISRNET in an interview published Monday about the opportunities they see in the company's proposed acquisition of two businesses from Raytheon and United Technologies Corp.

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Army Advances Procurement Strategy for Software-Defined Radios

Army Advances Procurement Strategy for Software-Defined Radios - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Col. Garth Winterle, project manager for tactical radios at program executive office for command, control and communications-tactical, has said the U.S. Army has been advancing an acquisition strategy for software-defined radios, National Defense reported Friday. “Software defined radios allow for less complicated waveform upgrades and do not require costly hardware changes as we incorporate electronic warfare hardening and cyber protection,“ Winterle said.

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Rockwell Collins Gets NSA Certification for Software-Defined Communications Tech; Troy Brunk Quoted

Rockwell Collins Gets NSA Certification for Software-Defined Communications Tech; Troy Brunk Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Rockwell Collins has secured a Type-1 certification from the National Security Agency for the company's airborne software-defined radio technology built to allow communication among warfighters in the air and on the ground. The company said Friday the certification confirms the ability of its AN/ARC-210 RT-2036(C) radio to secure the handling of …

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