Defense IT


Radar

Lockheed to add air defense to AN/TPQ-53 counter-fire radar

Short range air defense capabilities will be added to the counter-fire and counter-drone surveillance functions of the Army’s Lockheed AN/TPQ-53 counter-fire radar system.

USS Zumwalt

Raytheon to test USS Zumwalt mission systems

The upcoming engineering work corresponds to ongoing development of the USS Zumwalt’s new computer system called Total Ship Computing Environment.

CUSV

Navy approves testing for unmanned minesweeping system

The latest Navy unmanned surface counter-mine system will begin developmental testing with plans to integrate enhanced minehunting sonar technology.

AFMax

Air Force, AT&T sensor network protects bases

The Air Force has begun a pilot program that uses infrared sensors and wireless cell phone technologies to secure base perimeters.

GunnAR

The Navy tests new augmented reality helmet, automation

2017 Trident Warrior exercise will offer a chance for sailors to operate cutting edge naval warfare technology.

Quantum computing

BAE, LGS added to DARPA computing program

Participant roster grows to four.

C4ISR

Asia will surpass the U.S. in C4ISR spending by 2025

The global C4ISR market led by electronic warfare spending is forecast to grow by 4 percent annually as regional powers look to protect expanding forces.

Command and Control

Raytheon to develop new software for dispersed computers

Raytheon will develop new software and apps for that will allow mission commanders to use local networks and more versatile platforms.

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