Category: GLOBAL

DARPA Plans Long-Range Communications Without Large, Power-Hungry Antennas

Establishing long-range tactical communications for U.S. troops in remote locations currently requires giant parabolic dishes, tall pole-mounted antennas, large antenna domes, and high-power amplifiers. Continue reading “DARPA Plans Long-Range Communications Without Large, Power-Hungry Antennas”

Elbit Systems Introduces a UAS-Based Long-Range Maritime Rescue Capability

Elbit Systems introduces a unique life-saving capability to its Hermes 900 Maritime Patrol Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS). Continue reading “Elbit Systems Introduces a UAS-Based Long-Range Maritime Rescue Capability”

Australia is Developing Hyperspectral Imaging

Scientists at Defence Science and Technology Group (DST) are working with counterparts from the United States to demonstrate the capabilities of hyperspectral imaging for use by the Australian Defence Force. Continue reading “Australia is Developing Hyperspectral Imaging”

Australia Seeks Innovative Partner to Deliver the Next Generation of Integrated Soldier System

The Australian Department of Defence is seeking an industry partner to provide prime vendor services for product acquisition, integration and support to help deliver the Integrated Soldier System project. Continue reading “Australia Seeks Innovative Partner to Deliver the Next Generation of Integrated Soldier System”

Northrop Grumman, Raytheon Partner on Next Generation Interceptor

Northrop Grumman Corporation and Raytheon Missiles & Defense, a business of Raytheon Technologies, are partnering to pursue a U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) contract for the Next Generation Interceptor (NGI). Continue reading “Northrop Grumman, Raytheon Partner on Next Generation Interceptor”

Royal Navy Trials Underwater Gliders That Can Aid Submarine Hunters

Underwater gliders that can rapidly send vital information that could give an extra edge to the Royal Navy’s submarine-hunting operations are being rigorously trialed in the North Atlantic. Continue reading “Royal Navy Trials Underwater Gliders That Can Aid Submarine Hunters”

New R&T Project to Improve Resilience of Cold Weather Operations

The European Defence Agency’s Steering Board has green-lit the launch of a new research project aimed at studying ways and means of improving the operational outfit and equipment of Armed Forces operating in extreme cold and icy weather conditions. Continue reading “New R&T Project to Improve Resilience of Cold Weather Operations”

U.S. Army Selects Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft Prototype Performers

The U.S. Army selected two performers executing under Other Transaction Authority for Prototype agreements for the design and testing of the Future Attack and Reconnaissance Aircraft Competitive Prototypes to continue into phase two of the program. Continue reading “U.S. Army Selects Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft Prototype Performers”

Raytheon to Modernize USAF’s Missile Warning Architecture

Raytheon Company will help the U.S. Air Force modernize its missile warning architecture with a new system that will collect and fuse data from an array of sensors to provide a comprehensive picture of launch activity under a 5-year, $197 million contract.

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UK Announces ‘Revolutionary Artificial Intelligence Warship’ Contracts

The UK Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) has announced the first wave of £4 million funding. Continue reading “UK Announces ‘Revolutionary Artificial Intelligence Warship’ Contracts”