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Navy seeks to improve F/A-18E/F military jet's ability to search without radar

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 26 Jan. 2015. Electro-optics engineers at the Boeing Co. are equipping additional U.S. Navy carrier-based jet fighters with passive search gear to detect and track enemy aircraft without the use of radar.

Lockheed Martin to build electro-optical infrared sensors for Marine attack helicopters

CRANE, Ind., 26 Jan. 2015. Electro optics experts at Lockheed Martin Corp. are building 14 multi-sensor electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) fire-control systems for U.S. Marine Corps AH-1Z Cobra attack helicopters.

In-line DC pass surge protectors for avionics and aerospace introduced by Times Microwave

WALLINGFORD, Conn., 26 Jan. 2015. Times Microwave systems in Wallingford, Conn., is introducing the LP-18-240 and LP-18-195 in-line broadband DC pass surge protector series for aerospace and defense applications.

Lockheed Martin delivers eCASS aircraft electronics test system to increase U.S. Navy aircraft fleet readiness

Lockheed Martin delivers eCASS aircraft electronics test system to increase U.S. Navy aircraft fleet readiness

ORLANDO, Fla., 23 Jan. 2015. Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) has delivered the first electronic Consolidated Automated Support System (eCASS), designed to maximize aircraft readiness, to the U.S. Navy.

Kannad Aviation to provide emergency locator transmitter distress beacon shipset for Embraer E2 jets

Kannad Aviation to provide emergency locator transmitter distress beacon shipset for Embraer E2 jets

SOPHIA-ANTIPOLIS, France, 22 Jan. 2015. Embraer officials have selected McMurdo Group, maker of end-to-end search and rescue (SAR) and maritime domain awareness (MDA) solutions, to provide complete Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT) shipsets for its second-generation E-Jet aircraft, the E-Jets E2.

AirAsia flight climbed too fast, Airbus jet stalled before fatal crash

AirAsia flight climbed too fast, Airbus jet stalled before fatal crash

JAKARTA, Indonesia, 21 Jan. 2015. AirAsia Flight 8501 (QZ8501) ascended at a speed of 6,000 feet (1,828 meters) per minute before crashing into the ocean and killing all 162 people on board, Indonesian Transport Minister Ignasius Jonan reveals.

Aerospace community partners to advance SpaceVPX industry standard, sensor open systems architecture

Aerospace community partners to advance SpaceVPX industry standard, sensor open systems architecture

PHOENIX, 20 Jan. 2015. Aerospace platform and systems designers partner to advance SpaceVPX standard and Sensor Open Systems Architecture (SOSA) for current and future space and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) programs, explains Patrick Collier, senior electrical research engineer and deputy program manager, Air Force Research Labs (AFRL) in Albuquerque, N.M.

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