Tag Archives: unmanned aerial vehicles

Exelis Wins Air Force Encryption Contract; Chris Bernhardt Comments

ITT Exelis announced Tuesday it won a Air Force Cryptologic Systems Division contract to produce prototype self-encrypting devices. Exelis did not report financial details regarding the award. The McLean, Va.-based firm said the drivers will be used to protect data stored in mobile applications, including laptops and unmanned aerial vehicles. …

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Lockheed Adds Micro UAS Technology Company

Lockheed Martin is adding a Utah-based maker of technology for micro unmanned aerial systems, according to a Lockheed announcement Tuesday. Lockheed said in the release that UAS are Procerus Technologies’ area of expertise. Procerus provides autopilot, targeting and payload technologies for micro UAS to both domestic and international governments. Bob Stevens, …

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Raytheon Protecting Unmanned Vehicles at the Speed of Light

Raytheon has developed a Common Infrared Counter Measures solution for U.S. Army helicopters that also can protect unmanned aircraft systems. Raytheon’s CIRCM system is 15 pounds less than the Army’s requirement, being lightweight enough for large unmanned platforms. Operating at the speed of light, DIRCM systems use low-watt lasers to …

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A Booming Market for UAVs

According to a report by Visiongain, more than $71 billion will be spent on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) between 2010 and 2020, based not only on increasing demand in the U.S. market, currently the lion’s share of worldwide UAV shares, but also on growing demand from Western Europe, Israel, India, …

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