Radar & Electronic Warfare
October 2017

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Feature: COTS Confidential

Radar, electronic warfare, AI, hot applications in growing European defense 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 the European defense electronics market, commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) use, and how the Trump Administration’s [...]

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Innovative Integration New XA-RX for MIMO, RADAR & wide channel count communications
XMC I/O module featuring eight 16-bit, 125 MSPS A/D channels, capable of independent real-time signal-processing Download data sheets & pricing now!
Industry News

U.S. Navy orders multimode radars for Coast Guard patrol cutters

Under the terms of the contract, Saab’s Sea Giraffe MMR — a 3-D, electronically scanned phased-array radar — will be installed on the U.S. Coast Guard’s (USCG’s) newest class of ship, the Offshore Patrol Cutter. The MMR provides high radiated power, selectable waveforms, and modern signal processing to continue to perform at a high level [...]

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DARPA reports its new radar sensor captures real-time video in any weather

ARLINGTON, Va. Officials from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) report that the agency's Video Synthetic Aperture Radar (ViSAR) program recently completed flight tests, successfully demonstrating a new sensor that can capture real-time video through clouds.

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Hardware and Measurement Abstraction Layers
Hardware abstraction layers (HALs) and measurement abstraction layers (MALs) are some of the most effective design patterns to make test software as adaptable as the hardware. Download this white paper to read more.
Industry News

Radar boom intended for future Jupiter mission tested, analyzed

HEILIGENBERG, Germany. The European Space Agency (ESA) recently tested a long radar boom that will probe below the surface of several of Jupiter’s moons during the future JUpiter Icy moons Explorer (JUICE) mission, which is scheduled for launch in 2022, arriving near Jupiter seven years later.

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Industry News

Air Force Research Lab signs $49 million contract with Engility for weapons R & D

CHANTILLY, Va. Engility Holdings has won a contract worth $49 million to continue to support the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) in its Kinetic Kill Hardware-in-the-Loop (KHILS) Simulation Technology for Advanced Research (KSTAR) program.

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C4ISR training services to be provided by Huntington Ingalls Industries

The three-year contract includes two one-year option periods, which, if exercised, could bring the value of the contract to $43 million. Work will be performed on ships and land sites worldwide and, if all options are exercised, work will continue through September 2022. This is one of four multiple-award contracts. Support will include development and [...]

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USAF signs $35.5 million contract to aid operation, maintenance of phased-array radar system

The PARCS OM&S contract — with a seven-month base period with five one-year option periods — is valued at as much as $35.5 million if all options and award terms are exercised. Under the terms of the contract, STS will assist the Air Force Space Command, 14th Air Force, 21st Space Wing and 21st Operations Group, 10thSpace Warning [...]

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Industry News

LegionPod will be first infrared tracking system for USAF F-15C fleet

ORLANDO, Fla. Lockheed Martin's LegionPod has been selected as the infrared search and track (IRST) system for the U.S. Air Force's F-15C fleet; the Air Force has ordered more than 130 systems for Lockheed Martin to produce and deliver for aircraft integration.

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Leonardo to deliver its AESA surveillance radars to Bangladesh navy

ROME, Italy. RUAG Aviation officials selected Leonardo to deliver its Seaspray 5000E Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radars for the two new production model Dornier 228 multirole aircraft, recently ordered by the Bangladesh navy.

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Northrop Grumman on tap to provide RF signal tech for Navy EW simulations

BUFFALO, N.Y. Northrop Grumman has been chosen to provide advanced radio frequency (RF) signal generation technology to the U.S. Navy as part of the Navy's Next-Generation Electronic Warfare Environment Generator (NEWEG) program.

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Navy AMDR tracks simultaneous missile targets

TEWKSBURY, Massachusetts. Raytheon's AN/SPY-6(V) Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR) acquired and tracked multiple threat-representative targets simultaneously during its third dedicated flight test performed at the U.S. Navy's Pacific Missile Range Facility in Kauai, Hawaii.

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Full-rate JCREW production contract won by Northrop Grumman

SAN DIEGO. U.S Navy officials selected Northrop Grumman Corp. for full-rate production of the Joint Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device (RCIED) Electronic Warfare (JCREW) Increment One Build One Systems. The contract is worth an estimated $57.7 million.

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