Defense IT


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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Pentagon evaluates new Lockheed Multi-INT sensor technology

New aerial sensor integration technology allows air crews to view real-time ISR feeds without needing a ground station.

Grid

DARPA tasks BAE with workaround to secure the power grid in event of massive attack

DARPA has awarded BAE an $8.6 million deal to engineer secure alternative wireless networks in the event of attack.

satellite

DOD turns to more flexible ground terminals to combat anti-satellite threats

DOD is exploring ways to counter anti-satellite technology by using smart antennae, mobile ground terminals, and back up frequencies.

Aegis Radar Destroyer

New Navy destroyer radar conducts first flight test

The AN/SPY–6(V) radar system uses radar modular assembly unit, Gallium Nitride, and digital beam form technology to bring the Navy’s radar into the digital age.

Zumwalt

Navy tests stealth Zumwalt destroyer computers

The USS Zumwalt’s Total Ship Computing Environment, now being tested, brings new servers, processors and advanced software to surface ship warfare.

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