NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Md. The U.S. Navy’s P-8A Poseidon aircraft completed its first flight with the APS-154 Advanced Airborne Sensor (AAS) radar configuration. The U.S. Navy, Raytheon, and Boeing worked together to achieve this milestone.
ASHBURN, Va. The Defense Solutions division at Curtiss-Wright announced the development phase completion of a contract from LIG Nex1 where they supplied to the Korean Army’s Next-Generation Local Air Defense Radar and Korean Air Force’s Long-Range Surveillance Radar programs its rugged COTS-based radar processing module technology.
PALMDALE, Calif. Northrop Grumman Corp. and industry partners together with NATO leaders unveiled NATO’s Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) aircraft. The purpose of the aircraft is to expand NATO's joint intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) capability.
Since the dissolution of cutting-edge digital signal processor (DSP) product lines designers have been forced to develop using either FPGAs integrated with time-consuming fixed-point DSP blocks, or floating-point general-purpose graphics processing units (GPGPUs) that leave performance on the table in high-end signal processing systems. But now, with the release of Altera’s Generation 10 FPGAs that [...]
FRANCE. The C-band radar instrument, built by Airbus Defence and Space, for the Copernicus Sentinel-1B satellite is en route to the spacecraft at Thales Alenia Space (TAS) in Italy, the prime contractor for the program. The satellite is scheduled to launch in 2016 to join Sentinel-1A after the integration and testing is complete.
NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. Over the Patuxent River air space, the Navy’s MQ-4C Triton UAS completed its inaugural flight with the new search radar.
CLIFTON, N.J. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) chose Exelis and Leidos to continue work on evolving advanced technology development for DARPA's Adaptive Radar Countermeasures (ARC) program.
WASHINGTON. U.S. Department of Defense officials have proposed to deploy a planned Long Range Discrimination Radar (LRDR) in the state of Alaska, pending completion of required environmental and safety studies. Existing plans call for the radar to begin its defensive operations in 2020.
BANGKOK, Thailand. Cambridge Pixel was selected by engineers at the Royal Thai air force (RTAF) headquarters at Don Muang Airbase, Bangkok, Thailand to upgrade its radar display technology and air defense processing at several strategic sites across their country -- such as air force bases and training facilities -- without replacing the existing and expensive radar sensors.
SURREY, United Kingdom. Officials at Lockheed Martin selected the latest generation of the Searchwater radar and Cerberus mission system from Thales Surveillance for use on the United Kingdom's Merlin helicopter. The Merlins are specially adapted to provide the Royal navy with an airborne surveillance and control capability (ASaC).