Tag Archives: Thales

Thales Report: Agencies Use Sensitive Data in Cloud, Other Tech Environments; Nick Jovanovic Quoted

A new report by Thales says 98 percent of U.S. federal government respondents said they are using sensitive data with digitally transformative technologies such as cloud, internet of things, big data and blockchain. The 2019 Thales Data Threat Report – Federal Edition showed that less than a third of the respondents are adopting data encryption within those tech environments, the company said Wednesday.

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Army Advances Procurement Strategy for Software-Defined Radios

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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Thales to Help NOAA Build Ground Terminal for Global Navigation Satellite System

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has selected Thales to build a facility at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico for receiving and processing distress beacon signals from Global Navigation Satellite System satellites. Thales said Monday it will establish the Southwest USA Medium-Earth Orbit Local User Terminal to support NOAA’s Search …

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SpaceX Rocket Sends 7th Iridium NEXT Satellite Batch to Orbit; Matt Desch Comments

Iridium Communications’ seventh batch of 10 Iridium NEXT satellites took off Wednesday aboard SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The launch is the seventh of eight Iridium NEXT satellite missions that SpaceX agreed to perform to replace the McLean, Va.-based company’s existing network of 66 satellites in …

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L3-Air Tractor Partnership Offers ISR Aircraft Compatibility With BAE Sensor Tech

Air Tractor and L3 Technologies have updated a joint intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance and light strike aircraft offering to support compatibility with a suite of BAE System-built sensors. The AT-802L Longsword platform can now accommodate BAE’s COBRA signals intelligence and electronic warfare sensor technologies on a wing station pod or in an inboard system, L3 …

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