Radar & Electronic Warfare
August 2017

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Feature: Article

DoD major program procurement and modernization highlights from FY 2018 budget request

Funding requested for Department of Defense (DoD) Major Defense Acquisition Programs (MDAPs) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 totals $94.9 billion, more than $17 billion dollars over the FY 2017 request, making up 46 percent of the Trump administration's $208.6 billion FY 2018 acquisition budget request.

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Feature: Editor's Perspective

Radar’s role at Pearl Harbor

Many of you might not know that the first use of radar in a battlefield situation was during the attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941. Just prior to the attack by Japanese aircraft, U.S. Army personnel were training on brand-new radar equipment when they spotted incoming aircraft, but the warning was thought to be [...]

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Industry News

Air Force taps Northrop Grumman to upgrade radio terminals in E-8C Joint STARS fleet

MELBOURNE, Fla. U.S. Air Force officials selected Northrop Grumman Corp. to upgrade existing radio terminals aboard the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (Joint STARS) fleet and replace them with Air Force Tactical Receive System-Ruggedized (AFTRS-R) terminals.

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Industry News

USMC G/ATOR system completes developmental testing

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. The U.S. Marine Corps Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) Block 1 completed live developmental testing with support from the Navy's Surface Combat Systems Center (SCSC) at Wallops Island from April 10 to June 21.

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GaN adoption, RF & microwave funding growing in military market

Every month the McHale Report will host an online roundtable with experts from the defense electronics industry – from major prime contractors to defense component suppliers. Each roundtable will explore topics important to the military embedded electronics market. This month we discuss radio frequency (RF) & microwave technology trends, Gallium Nitride (GaN) adoption within military applications [...]

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Industry News

Team completes electromagnetic testing on the KC-46 tanker

EVERETT, Wash. The Boeing-built KC-46 tanker has completed electromagnetic testing. This testing evaluates the aircraft’s ability to safely operate through electromagnetic fields produced by radars, radio towers, and other systems under mission conditions.

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Article

3U OpenVPX plus 40-gig Ethernet - best of both worlds

To solve tough problems like synthetic aperture radar, sensor fusion, and target recognition processing, the military wants and needs performance. That requirement means getting the fastest throughput in the smallest package with the lowest power penalty. The hunger for performance is even more true for autonomous platforms – from aircraft to ground vehicles – that [...]

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Industry News

Kratos awarded $23 million radar system contract

SAN DIEGO. Kratos Defense & Security Solutions announced that its Modular Systems Division (MSD) recently received a contract award worth approximately $23 million for hardware and specialized modular systems that will support a strategic surveillance radar system.

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Industry News

Lockheed Martin receives anti-ship missile contract from U.S. Navy and Air Force

ORLANDO, Fla. U.S Air Force and Navy officials selected Lockheed Martin for the Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) production contract worth an estimated $86.5 million.

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Industry News

DARPA awards BAE Systems $4.6 million to develop stealthy active sonar solutions

MERRIMACK, N.H. BAE Systems has received a $4.6 million contract to work on the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Mobile Offboard Clandestine Communications and Approach (MOCCA) program.

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Industry News

Leonardo shares in $51.6 million contract to upgrade radar on U.K. fighter jets

The terms of the contract call for the partners to upgrade the Typhoon’s “Praetorian” DASS in order to meet the Royal Air Force’s future operational requirements. The contract is part of a continuous capability upgrade to ensure the U.K. Typhoon fleet can identify and defeat known and emerging threats. Praetorian is a suite of protective electronic [...]

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Industry News

ManTech wins $80 million NAVAIR contract to support air warfare, communications

Under the terms of the five-year agreement, ManTech will provide NAVAIR NAWCAD with warfare analysis and assessments, acquisition analysis and support, modeling and simulation, weapons systems technical publications and training, software development, data handling, and warfare analysis laboratory services. The work will span such naval mission areas such as air, strike, and amphibious warfare; command, control, and [...]

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Industry News

X-band radar market to hit $8.24 billion by 2025: Report

DUBLIN. The global X-band radar market is set to rise at a combined annual growth rate (CAGR) of approximately 4.9 percent over the next decade, to reach approximately $8.24 billion by 2025, according to an Accuray Research report offered by Research and Markets.

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