Radar & Electronic Warfare
July 2017

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Feature: Cybersecurity Update

DARPA's road show to awareness: SDR Hackfest

U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) representatives have hit the road in a yearlong campaign to raise awareness of what the agency calls the cyber-physical world, a world filled with an untold number of connected devices. DARPA’s Software Defined Radio (SDR) Hackfest hopes to propel the rise in demand for and interest in the [...]

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Feature: Mil Tech Trends

Secure satellite communications for warfighters on the move

Mobility, beyond-line-of-sight (BLOS) capability, and data security requirements drive military satellite communications development today. Enabling these capabilities will provide warfighters with reliable and consistent communications throughout a mission, whether stationary or mobile.

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GPGPU for Embedded Systems
High Performance Embedded Computer (HPEC) systems are now leaning toward using the specialized parallel computational speed and performance on General Purpose Graphic Processor Units (GPGPUs). Download this whitepaper!
Industry News

Air Force Research Lab teaming with IBM on advanced neural-network chips

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio and ARMONK, N.Y. The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) has announced that it is collaborating with computing giant IBM on a novel brain-inspired supercomputing system powered by a 64-chip array of the IBM TrueNorth Neurosynaptic System.

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Industry News

Virginia Tech & ONR develop operating system to improve computing power

ARLINGTON, Va. Virginia Tech with support from the Office of Naval Research (ONR) developed an operating system that can compile different programming languages into a single cyber tongue called Popcorn Linux.

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How to Reduce Size, Weight and Power of Satellite Command and Telemetry Subsystems
Today there are nearly 1,400 satellites in orbit with functions ranging from surveillance and imaging to television and voice communications. Download this whitepaper to read more.
Industry News

CACI awarded $21 million task order for naval cyber support

Under the terms of the contract, CACI will continue to provide personnel and expertise to support NAVFAC’s capability to meet Department of Defense (DoD) information-assurance standards for providing cybersecurity to the Navy’s industrial-control systems. Work under this most recent contract draws on CACI’s experience designing, developing, configuring, certifying, and accrediting the initial hardware and software [...]

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Industry News

Marine Forces Cyberspace Command task order won by SAIC

Under the task order, SAIC will support MARFORCYBER in its mission to safeguard its IT infrastructure against cyber-based attacks, protect technologies and capabilities, and strengthen the overall security of IT infrastructure. The task order has a one-year base period of performance, two one-year options, and a total value of approximately $27 million if all options [...]

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Industry News

Navy tasks Engility to assist with secure network-centric capabilities

CHANTILLY, Va. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) Program Executive Office of Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (PEO C4I) selected Engility Holdings, Inc. for a $39 million contract for secure network-centric warfare capabilities.

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Industry News

AT&T and Leidos team up to transform DoD's network to a software-defined network

RESTON, Va. Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) officials tasked Leidos to automate private networking services. Under the task order, Leidos will team with AT&T to help transform the Department of Defense Information Network (DoDIN) to a software-defined network.

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Industry News

General Dynamics will develop incident-modeling software for U.S. Army

General Dynamics Information Technology — a business unit of General Dynamics — will support JEM software development and technical documentation, perform field system upgrades and modifications, monitor operations, head up program and systems engineering management, and support maintenance and sustainment activities. It will also serve as the integrator of JEM software. The single-award indefinite delivery, indefinite [...]

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Industry News

Homeland Security re-awards huge cybersecurity contract to Raytheon

Raytheon will act as the prime contractor and systems integrator to safeguard the “.gov” domain by providing design, development, operations, and maintenance services in support of DHS’s National Protection and Programs Directorate. Under the terms of the contract, Raytheon will aid DHS as it develops the next generation of the National Cybersecurity Protection System, which [...]

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Industry News

S2 Corp., Montana State University team to develop photonic processors for vision systems

Possible applications for such a processor would include virus detection in streaming digital data, key features search for computer vision, and queries in massive unindexed databases. S2 has been working on processor-in-memory capability that is analog and photonic-based, using laser light to interact with a crystal, which operates differently than typical integrated circuits. In contrast, [...]

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Industry News

NATO, Leonardo team for cybersecurity initiatives

Leonardo will collaborate with NCI Agency to identify cyberthreat patterns and attack trends, in an effort aimed at improving preventive measures, reducing the scope of future cyberattacks, and boosting NATO’s ability to safeguard information when working with private industry. NATO and companies working with NATO members face increasing risks that information exchanged or stored on their networks and [...]

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Industry News

GAO rules in favor of Systematic in IT award case

While several top defense contractors bid on the U.S. Army Mission Command contract, the Army chose the Systematic SitaWare commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) solution as the Army was looking for a suite of software products to give troops on the ground and elsewhere situational awareness at all levels of command in mounted and dismounted environments. Raytheon [...]

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