MCLEAN, VA. Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) has been awarded a multiple-award, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract by the Space and Naval Warfare (SPAWAR) Systems Center Pacific in support of the Office of the Secretary of Defense to provide systems engineering and technical support services for its Defense Readiness Reporting System (DRRS).
SEATTLE. The Maritime Surveillance Aircraft (MSA) demonstrator from Boeing, designed for anti-piracy patrols, coastal and border security, and search and rescue (SAR), successfully completed its first flight.
GROTON, CT. General Dynamics Electric Boat won two contract modifications from the U.S. Navy for submarine work. The total value is $35.8 million.
MCLEAN, VA. Northrop Grumman Corp. will continue development and improvement of Navy combat systems trainers under a task order valued up to $33 million, if all the options are exercised.
TEWKSBURY, MA. Raytheon won a $35.5 million contract to deliver AN/AQS-20A minehunting sonar systems and equipment to the U.S. Navy. The system will be deployed from the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), functioning as the variable depth sonar for the AN/WLD-1 Remote Minehunting System (RMS), where it will be towed undersea to scan the water in front, below, and to the sides of the vehicle to look for anti-shipping mines.
SCOTTSDALE, AZ. The latest update to the Soldier's Network has two-channel AN/PRC-155 Manpack tactical networking radios from General Dynamics added to the U.S. Army’s Capability Set (CS) 14, an integrated package of radios, software applications, satellite systems, smartphone-like devices, and other network parts. Organizations within the 101st Air Assault Division, Fort Campbell, KY, are scheduled to receive CS 14 units.
ORLANDO, FL. The U.S. Army awarded Lockheed Martin a Performance Based Logistics (PBL) contract the end of last year for sustainment of the Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M-TADS/PNVS) system for the AH-64 Apache helicopter. The PBL contract is valued at $92 million.
ANAHEIM, CA. Northrop Grumman has extended their partnership with Bell Helicopter to supply LCR-100 Attitude Heading Reference System (AHRS) flight control and navigation systems for the Bell 412 helicopter. The agreement is through 2017.
SCHAUMBURG, IL. Epiq Solutions has announced their new compact Software Defined Radio (SDR) platform, Sidekiq. The MiniPCIe card measures 31 mm x 50 mm x 5 mm, and can be implemented within a wide range of embedded computing platforms that support MiniPCIe.
CoreAVI announces enhanced configurations to AMD Radeon GPU for mil/aero applications at Embedded World 2014
NUREMBURG, GERMANY. Core Avionics & Industrial Inc. (CoreAVI) has announced their hardware and software solutions to enable the AMD Radeon E8860 to be used by aerospace and defense applications at Embedded World 2014.