The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is exploring a new fundamental approach, ‘A Mechanically Based Antenna (AMEBA) program, to make underwater wireless communication and data transfer a possibility. With this newly announced AMEBA effort, program manager Troy Olsson of DARPAs Microsystems Technology Office is betting on a little-exploited aspect of electromagnetic physics that could expand wireless communication and data transfer into undersea, underground, and other settings where such capabilities essentially have been absent, DARPA stated in a press release
The US Navy awards a $48 million worth contract to Virginia-based software firm Azure Summit Technology for the Common Chassis Signals Intelligence. This contract is to provide intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance capabilities to a broad spectrum of forward deployed Navy platforms, the US Department of Defense said in a press release Friday
Raytheon has been awarded a worth nearly $459 million to modernize the US Navy's aging voice encryption systems to meet the National Security Agency's encryption standards. "The Raytheon Company has been awarded a $458,999,839 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for VINSON/Advanced Narrowband Digital Voice Terminal (ANDVT) Cryptographic Modernization (VACM) program full-rate production," the Pentagon press release stated on Thursday
Northrop Grumman will develop a laser beam control system for the Air Force Research Laboratory by 2019. Northrop Grumman Corporation will help the US Air Force mature its plans to use directed energy systems for self-protection on current and future aircraft under a contract awarded by the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), Aug
Inmarsat's Global Xpress "SATCOM as a Service" in-flight broadband service and Honeywell's JetWave satellite communications hardware will work together to provide a consistent, high-speed, high-bandwidth connectivity experience for military users worldwide The communication capabilities improve overall situational awareness and safety while allowing troops to communicate more effectively,the company announced today. Honeywell recently achieved type approval from Inmarsat for JetWave aeronautical terminals, which enable access to the Global Xpress network and provide a more connected flying experience while over land or sea
Indian air force is arming all its defense personnel with smart phone sets to protect their classified information from hacking and interception. The IAF invested more than Rs 300 crore (US$44
Leonardo-Finmeccanica is exhibiting a “naval cockpit” that enables the integrated management of ship-board operations with a vessels combat system at the ongoing Euronaval 2016. The new Combat Management System features a modular and reconfigurable open architecture that can be customized depending on the demands of a given mission
Indian has considered constituting integrated control centers (ICC) in the home ministry as well as defense ministry to get real time information of any urgent need and respond quickly to it. The integrated control centre (ICC) will be having nodes from the key agencies and departments like Central Water Commission, Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC), Indian National Center for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS), Geological Survey of India (GSI) Army, Navy, Air Force and national disaster response force (NDRF),
India has considered sealing the international border with Pakistan that is spread over 2,300 km soon. Union home minister Rajnath Singh will discuss the proposal at a closed-door meeting in Jaisalmer on Friday with home ministers of Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Rajasthan and Gujarat
Concern Radio-Electronic Technologies (KRET) presented its demonstrator of drone technologies featuring elements that are used in the fifth generation aircrafts at the exhibition and scientific conference on hydroaviation - Gidroaviasalon 2016. Visitors viewed a demonstrator featuring a new unified avionics suite showing its control, navigation, communication and display for prospective drones in operation
Elbit Systems of America has planned to display Common Laser Range Finder-Integrated Capacity (CLRF-IC) during Modern Day Marine, held from September 27 to 29, 2016. CLRF-IC gives dismounted Marines a handheld targeting system that integrates a rangefinder, day and night cameras, GPS, and celestial positioning precision to Forward Observers, the company announced in a statement today
Leidos has won a contract from US Army Space and Missile Defense Command to provide technical solutions for countering Narcoterrorism. Leidos is one of four contractors eligible to compete for work in support of the Counter-Narcoterrorism Technology Program Office (CNTPO)
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