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US Navy asks for new technologies for confronting Irregular and Expeditionary Warfare Challenges

U.S. Navy surface warfare experts are reaching out to industry for identification of technologies that enhance and/or accelerate military capabilities which directly address irregular, expeditionary, and Naval Special Warfare (NSW) capability challenges by meeting operational needs.   The Navy’s primary objective for this BAA is to develop operational capabilities that …

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MARSS’ NiDAR is a long-range surveillance system that can protect naval vessels from air, surface and underwater threats

Monaco-based MARSS has completed the installation of its NiDAR perimeter security system on the first of six offshore patrol vessels for the Royal Malaysian Navy. The installation is part of a contract awarded by Malaysia’s Boustead Naval Shipyard (BNS), which will see the company carry out the design, integration, delivery, …

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DARPA’s HERMES developed next generation extremely wideband, jam-resistant radios, based on RF photonics technology

Access to spectrum is also critical for future swarm of UAVs, In a vision shared by innovators, entrepreneurs, and planners in both defense and civilian contexts, the skies of the future will be busy with unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Unseen but central to the realization of this vision is wireless communication …

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DARPA’s Video Synthetic Aperture Radar (ViSAR) successfully demonstrated a new sensor that can capture real-time video through clouds for engaging moving ground targets from the aircraft

Recent military conflicts have demonstrated the need for close air support from precision attack platforms (e.g., the AC-130 gunship) to support ground forces. These aircraft typically use IR sensors to engage moving ground targets, such as vehicles and dismounts. Under clear conditions, targets can be easily identified and effectively engaged. …

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Next generation higher recording densities, and lower cost per terabyte hard disk drives for enterprise datacenters and video surveillance systems

The explosion of connected devices and digital services is generating massive amounts of new  data. Digital world is growing exponentially from 4.4 zettabytes (1021 or 1 sextillion bytes) of digital data created in 2013 to an expected 44 zettabytes by 2024.  Digital information can be stored in different types of device depending on the …

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EAPS Miniature Hit-to-Kill missiles offered to US Army to counter rockets, artillery, and mortars

Lockheed Martin, supported by the US Army’s Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Centre (AMRDEC), has completed a controlled test flight of its improved-design Miniature-Hit-To-Kill (MHTK) interceptor to verify the performance of the missile’s enhanced airframe with an updated electronics package. Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) Miniature Hit-to-Kill (MHTK) missile …

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