General Dynamics-built Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T) Increment 2 Soldier Network Extension (SNE) proves successful in helping a US Army field artillery team increase their communications reach and by improving their call-for-fire response time. The Soldier Network Extension(SNE) supported call-for-fire mission 'threads' during the Development Test 2 and Network Integration Evaluation 15
Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) has won $17 million follow-on Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) contract from the US Army to manufacture Mobile Tower Systems (MOTS). The contract includes production of five AN/TSQ-135 MOTS, as well as engineering and sustainment services for the mobile air traffic service system
FLIR Systems has won a contract from the Pentagon to support the Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Dismounted Reconnaissance Sets, Kits, and Outfits (DR SKO) program. The contract is for FLIR's integrated chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosives (CBRNE) threat response system and related spares and services
Exelis has won a contract worth $30 million to provide an existing international customer single and dual vehicular radios systems along with installation kits and dismounted soldier radio systems. Under this agreement, the company will deliver the RT-1702 SINCGARS (Single Channel Ground and Airborne Radio System) for installation in a wide variety of military vehicles
Exelis received two international orders totalling to $58 million for radios, installation kits and spare parts The first order is valued at $28 million to provide an existing international customer with additional communications equipment, spare parts and ancillary devices. Communications equipment acquired under the contract includes the SINCGARS (Single Channel Ground and Airborne Radio System), with installation kits and spares to support the system
Harris Corporation has won a contract valued at more than $50 million from a nation in the Middle East to deliver a secure, integrated tactical area communications solution using Falcon III wideband tactical radios. As part of this Integrated Tactical Area Communications System (ITACS) solution, the nation is acquiring Harris software-defined radios to provide mobile, net-centric capabilities to its armed forces
The Indian Air Force (IAF) is planning to replace the Integrated Radio Communication set (INCOM) with Software Defined Radio Systems (SDRs) in a phased manner to meet the urgent operational requirement to replace radio sets in many fleets, Defense Minister of State (MoS) Inderjit Singh said in an answer to a question in the parliament today. The INCOM was required to operate in Conventional mode, Secure mode, Jam-resistant mode and Secure + Jam-resistant mode
The US Naval Air Systems Command has awarded a $420 million contract to Rockwell Collins to continue the delivery of its legacy ARC-210 radio systems aboard military aircrafts for the next four years. Now in its fifth generation, the ARC-210 provides multimode voice and data communications to more than 180 types of military aircrafts and employs several frequencies for radio communication that are resistant to enemy jamming
Lockheed Martin annunced today that it has recently established a new radio terminal development and certification facility to help put Mobile User Operative System's (MUOS) new capabilities into warfighters hands faster. Developed by Lockheed Martin, MUOS operates like a satellite-based, smart-phone cell network, vastly improving current secure mobile, tactical communications for warfighters on the move
Researchers at Blue Coat Labs in California have discovered a malware what they call ‘Inception which first targeted diplomats and government organizations in Russia and later spread to other countries. “A previously undocumented attack framework” is being used to launch highly targeted attacks to gain access to, and extract confidential information from, victims computers, according to Blue Coat
Indian, Chinese and American armed forces are among several around the world doling out mobile-based video games to keep their soldiers entertained and enemies petrified. The Indian Air Force recently launched the Phase II of its 3D Mobile Air Combat game, ‘Guardians of the Skies (GOTS) on the android, iOS and windows mobile app stores on December 11
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