Lockheed upgrades Air Force fighter jet targeting pod

Low altitude, heat sensing software system gains an upgraded targeting pod.


Boeing to demo DARPA space plane

The XS-1 hypersonic vehicle would demonstrate cheaper, quick-turnaround satellite launches to low-Earth orbit.

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Navy cyber hardens CANES, considers adding to LCS fleet

As the Navy integrates CANES technology across the fleet, the service increases connections and security among nodes on the network.


Hughes offers new lightweight, mobile satcom terminal

Made of composite materials, the HM500 is engineered to enable dismounted units to have stronger beyond-line-of-sight connectivity.


Air Force Budget Boosts Space Tech

The Air Force seeks a 20 percent increase for space systems with request of $7.7 billion.

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Amphibious Assault Ships Receive CANES IT software upgrade

The new generation of naval software architecture consolidates networks and uses commercial software to secure the system.


BAE works on radiation-hardening space technology

Emerging BAE technology is designed to make space systems more resilient to radiation interference.

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Air Force tests new lightweight F-35 helmet

F-35 helmet and seat are modified to increase safety and lower the weight burden on pilots.

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