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Unmanned X-47B aircraft completes first autonomous aerial refueling with Honeywell navigation

Unmanned X-47B aircraft completes first autonomous aerial refueling with Honeywell navigation

PHOENIX, 23 April 2015. Honeywell Aerospace (NYSE:HON), together with Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Navy, advanced the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Demonstrator (UCAS-D) program by achieving the first unmanned autonomous midair refueling.

NSA certifies Rockwell Collins MILS encryption device, enables interoperability of new and legacy aircraft

NSA certifies Rockwell Collins MILS encryption device, enables interoperability of new and legacy aircraft

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, 22 April 2015. National Security Agency (NSA) officials have issued Type 1 certification for Rockwell Collins new Multiple Independent Level of Security (MILS) encryption device and architecture: KOV-74.

Rugged avionics computer for commercial aircraft introduced by Curtiss-Wright

ASHBURN, Va., 20 April 2015 The Curtiss-Wright Corp. Defense Solutions division in Ashburn, Va., is introducing the MPMC-9355-0002 multi-platform avionics computer for image, signal, and radar processing aboard military and commercial aircraft and ground vehicles.

Exelis delivers encryptors for GPS OCX to Raytheon

ROCHESTER, N.Y., 16 April 2015. Exelis (NYSE:XLS) delivered to Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN) six enhanced ground encryptors designed to improve information security for the Global Positioning System Next-Generation Operational Control System (GPS OCX), part of the U.S. Air Force’s GPS modernization program.

VITA ratifies SpaceVPX next-generation space interconnect standard

PHOENIX, 15 April 2015. Members of the VITA trade association dedicated to open system architectures in critical embedded system applications, announce the long-awaited ratification of VITA 78 SpaceVPX Systems. The SpaceVPX specification has completed the VITA and American National Standards Institute (ANSI) processes, reaching full recognition under guidance of the VITA Standards Organization (VSO) and achieving ANSI recognition as ANSI/VITA 78.00-2015.

L-3 Unmanned Systems debuts VideoScout Insyte 5.0 video processing and exploitation software

L-3 Unmanned Systems debuts VideoScout Insyte 5.0 video processing and exploitation software

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., 14 April 2015. L-3 Unmanned Systems is releasing its next-generation Insyte 5.0 video processing and exploitation software for use in all VideoScout intelligence exploitation systems.

Dallas Avionics equips custom Airvan GA-8 aircraft for law enforcement

Dallas Avionics equips custom Airvan GA-8 aircraft for law enforcement

DALLAS, Texas, 14 April 2015. Dallas Avionics engineers have equipped an Australian Airvan GA-8 aircraft for a California-based law enforcement agency in conjunction with Air Bear Tactical Aircraft (Air Bear).

 

Air Force to convert 25 F-16 jet fighters to target drones in $28.5 million Boeing contract

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla., 13 April 2015. Military avionics experts at the Boeing Co. will convert 25 retired U.S. Air Force Lockheed Martin F-16 jet fighters into sophisticated manned and unmanned target drones under terms of a $28.5 million contract.

Army orders as many as 32 Boeing CH-47 heavy-lift helicopters in $713.9 million deal

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala., 13 April 2015. U.S. Army aviation experts are ordering as many as 32 Boeing CH-47 Chinook multi-mission, heavy-lift transport helicopters under terms of a $713.9 million contract.

Interface computer introduced by DDC to develop MIL-STD-1553 and ARINC 429 applications

BOHEMIA, N.Y., 13 April 2015. Data Device Corp. (DDC) in Bohemia, N.Y., is introducing the Avionics Interface Computer (AIC), a scalable, programmable, and portable platform to develop and test MIL-STD-1553 and ARINC 429 system applications via an Ethernet network.

Microsemi expands space portfolio with RTG4 radiation-tolerant FPGAs for high-speed signal processing

Microsemi expands space portfolio with RTG4 radiation-tolerant FPGAs for high-speed signal processing

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., 10 April 2015. Microsemi Corp. (Nasdaq:MSCC), a provider of semiconductor solutions, is introducing its RTG4 family of high-speed signal processing radiation-tolerant field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs).

Readers asked to weigh-in on the importance of cyber security and cyber warfare

NASHUA, N.H., 9 April 2015. The editors of Intelligent Aerospace and Military & Aerospace Electronics are reaching out to readers in an effort to gauge the importance that the aerospace and defense industry places on cyber security, information security, and cyber warfare.

Royal Air Force of Oman selects tactical data link system from Tactical Communications Group

Royal Air Force of Oman selects tactical data link system from Tactical Communications Group

TEWKSBURY, Mass., 7 April 2015. The Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO) is deploying tactical data link (TDL) hardware and software components from Tactical Communications Group (TCG) to meet its operational and training needs for Link 16 interoperability with national and coalition forces.

Army orders 19 MQ-1C Gray Eagle reconnaissance and attack drones for aviation support

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala., 6 April 2015. U.S. Army aviation experts are ordering 19 MQ-1C Gray Eagle reconnaissance and attack drones under terms of a $132.7 million contract to General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. in Poway, Calif.

MIL-STD-1553B circuit board connectors for avionics uses introduced by TE Connectivity

HARRISBURG, Pa., 6 April 2015. 2015 TE Connectivity in Harrisburg, Pa., is introducing MIL-STD-1553B printed circuit board connectors for avionics applications that offer high-speed connectivity and reliable performance in extreme conditions and environments.

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