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Textron Systems unveils web-based geospatial image exploitation capability

Textron Systems unveils web-based geospatial image exploitation capability

STERLING, Va., 27 Feb. 2015. Textron Systems Geospatial Solutions, a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) business, is unveiling the beta release of its RVcloud web-based Electronic Light Table (ELT), providing many of the image exploitation capabilities in its RemoteView geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) software.

Panasonic Avionics selects Intertrust ExpressPlay Marlin for X Series IFE platform

Panasonic Avionics selects Intertrust ExpressPlay Marlin for X Series IFE platform

LAKE FOREST, Calif., 26 Feb. 2015. Panasonic Avionics Corp. (Panasonic) engineers incorporated Intertrust’s ExpressPlay Marlin Digital Rights Management (DRM) technology into the Panasonic eXW wireless in-flight entertainment (IFE) system to protect and manage in-flight content libraries.

Boeing selects BAE Systems flight control electronics for 777X aircraft

Boeing selects BAE Systems flight control electronics for 777X aircraft

ENDICOTT, N.Y., 26 Feb. 2015. The Boeing Company officials have selected BAE Systems to provide the Remote Electronic Units (REU) for both variants of the Boeing 777X commercial aircraft.

Saab Aeronautics selects Exelis pneumatic missile eject launchers

Saab Aeronautics selects Exelis pneumatic missile eject launchers

BRIGHTON, England, 25 Feb. 2015. Saab Aeronautics officials in Stockholm, Sweden, have selected Exelis (NYSE:XLS), with headquarters in McLean, Va., to develop, supply, and support Pneumatic Missile Eject Launcher pylons (PMEL) for use on Saab’s next-generation Gripen E multirole fighter aircraft.

Australian Army to train personnel on Rockwell Collins Joint Fires Observer/Joint Terminal Attack Controller simulator

Australian Army to train personnel on Rockwell Collins Joint Fires Observer/Joint Terminal Attack Controller simulator

GEELONG, Australia, 24 Feb. 2015. Australian Army officials needed a training and simulation solution capable of meeting all the service’s training requirements now and into the foreseeable future. They found their system at Rockwell Collins in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

VPT expands high-reliability, COTS line with encapsulated, 250-watt DC-DC converter

VPT expands high-reliability, COTS line with encapsulated, 250-watt DC-DC converter

BLACKSBURG, Va., 24 Feb. 2015. VPT Inc., a HEICO company (NYSE:HEI) with headquarters in Blacksburg, Va., is introducing the latest addition to the company’s high-reliability commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) product line – VPT250-2800S Series single output 250-watt isolated DC-DC converters – to meet growing power conversion needs in military vehicles, weapons, and rugged systems requiring high reliability.

Boeing to upgrade electronics in four Japan AWACS surveillance aircraft

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass., 23 Feb. 2015. Airborne electronics experts at the Boeing Co., will continue the process of avionics upgrades on four of Japan's wide-area radar surveillance jets under terms of a $402.8 million contract modification announced on 13 Feb.

U.S. Army orders 41 Airbus UH-72A Lakota light utility helicopters

U.S. Army orders 41 Airbus UH-72A Lakota light utility helicopters

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala., 23 Feb. 2015. Airbus Helicopters Inc. in Herndon Va., will provide the U.S. Army with 41 UH-72A Lakota utility helicopters equipped with airborne radios under terms of a $220.6 million contract.

FPGA with an integrated AFDX avionics databus for commercial aircraft offered by MEN Micro

BLUE BELL, Pa. 23 Feb. 2015. MEN Micro Inc. in Blue Bell, Pa., is introducing the CS1 field-programmable gate array (FPGA) chip with an integrated AFDX avionics databus protocol for commercial aircraft data networking.

Meggitt unveils small triaxial IEPE accelerometer for aerospace applications

Meggitt unveils small triaxial IEPE accelerometer for aerospace applications

IRVINE, Calif., 20 Feb. 2015. Meggitt, a provider of sensors for test and measurement applications, introduces the ultra-miniature Endevco 35B, which company officials describe as “the smallest and lightest triaxial IEPE accelerometer in the world.”

Deutsche Lufthansa Berlin-Stiftung upgrades historic aircraft with Sandel avionics

Deutsche Lufthansa Berlin-Stiftung upgrades historic aircraft with Sandel avionics

HAMBURG, Germany, 19 Feb. 2015. Deutsche Lufthansa Berlin-Stiftung officials in Hamburg, Germany, worked with Sandel Avionics Inc. authorized dealer Avionik Straubing to upgrade the organization’s “Aunt Ju” Junker Ju 52 historic aircraft with the installation of an avionics package that includes duel Sandel SN4500s, dual SG102s, and dual ST3400s.

Egypt to equip forces with Dassault Rafale combat aircraft with Thales systems

Egypt to equip forces with Dassault Rafale combat aircraft with Thales systems

CAIRO, 19 Feb. 2015. Egyptian authorities have selected 24 Dassault Rafale omnirole combat aircraft and one FREMM multi-mission frigate to equip the Egyptian forces.

Polytron Devices introduces 10-watt, universal input AC-DC power supplies

Polytron Devices introduces 10-watt, universal input AC-DC power supplies

PATERSON, N.J., 18 Feb. 2015. Polytron Devices engineers designed the company’s new UI10 series of 10-watt, single- and dual-output AC-DC power supply modules deliver 75 percent power supply efficiency in 2.5 x 1.75 x .75-inch encapsulated plastic cases. 

Rugged XMC video and graphics module for civil and military avionics offered by Aitech

CHATSWORTH, Calif., 16 Feb. 2015. Aitech Defense Systems Inc. in Chatsworth, Calif., is introducing the rugged M596 embedded video and graphics Express Mezzanine Card (XMC) for harsh environments that have versatile video overlay and capture requirements.

Lockheed Martin unveils flexible Legion Pod sensor system for various aircraft

Lockheed Martin unveils flexible Legion Pod sensor system for various aircraft

ORLANDO, Fla., 12 Feb. 2015. Lockheed Martin [NYSE:LMT] introduced Legion Pod – a multi-function sensor system that supports collaborative targeting operations between multiple aircraft in radar-denied environments.

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