Hughes Wins US DoD Contract For SATCOM Communications Architecture

July 25, 2017 @ 12:14 PM

Hughes Network Systems, (HUGHES), the provider of broadband satellite networks and services, has won a Wideband Communications Architecture Study (WCAS) contract to support the US Department of Defense (DoD) plan for resilient satellite communications (SATCOM) capabilities. Under the contract, Hughes will investigate a wide-ranging commercial perspective on how different satellite transports...

Finnish Defence Forces To Buy Bittium TAC Wireless IP Network System Products

July 6, 2017 @ 04:28 PM

Finnish Defence Forces has been authorized by the ministry of defense to purchase Bittium Tactical Wireless IP Network (TAC WIN) system products that covers years 2018-2020, with the agreement value being EUR 30 million. Bittium and Finnish Defence Forces plan to sign a Framework Agreement for the delivery of Bittium TAC...

Ukrainian Software Firm Accused Of Spreading Malware

July 5, 2017 @ 05:21 PM

Ukrainian police has seized Tuesday the servers of an accounting software firm, after it was suspected of spreading a malware that hampered computers of major companies worldwide. The servers of M

US Navy Awards $492M Automated Digital Network System Contract

June 20, 2017 @ 10:06 AM

The US Navy has awarded multiple contracts estimated $492 million to four US firms - DRS Laurel Technologies, Leidos, SAIC and Serco Inc., for Automated Digital Network System (ADNS)

Australian Air Force Conducts Virtual Exercise Connecting F/A-18, AEW&C & C-130 Transport...

June 13, 2017 @ 01:54 PM

Diamond Thunder distributed mission training exercise that saw the Australian Air Force (RAAF) network various simulation assets across the country was supported by CAE as part of its inaugural Air Warfare Instructor Course. The Diamond Thunder Exercise involved the networking of F/A-18 simulators at both RAAF Base Williamtown and Tindal with...

F-15, F-22 Fighter Jets Networked Using Boeing Secure Communication Pods

May 9, 2017 @ 09:56 AM

The US Air Force has tested Talon HATE airborne networking system that is used for communication between fighter aircraft and ground stations. Boeing and the US Air Force demonstrated in the US state of Nevada that multiple fighter aircraft and ground stations can securely communicate using Talon HATE airborne networking system through military satellites, the company announced Monday

Lockheed Martin's MUOS Satellite Terminals To Connect Beyond Line-Of-Sight

April 25, 2017 @ 10:54 AM

Lockheed Martin's fifth Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite will support US Naval troops with ultra high frequency communications. The MUOS-5 satellite has completed Global Military Cellular Network as spare for next-generation capabilities

USAF Completes GPS Anti-Jam Architecture Verification For Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile

March 27, 2017 @ 03:21 PM

The US Air Force (USAF) has completed product upgrade verification (PUV) flight tests of GPS anti-jam software and hardware for the AGM-158A Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM) and AGM-158B JASSM-Extended Range (ER) long-range, conventionally armed, precision stealth weapons in GPS-degraded and non-jammed environments. The tests, designated PUV-16 and PUV-17, were conducted at the US Army's White Sands Missile Range in New Mexicoin mid- and late-2016, but only disclosed by JASSM manufacturer Lockheed Martin in March 2017,

Rheinmetall, Rohde & Schwarz Team Up For Bundeswehr Procurement Programmes

March 24, 2017 @ 12:55 PM

Rheinmetall and Rohde & Schwarz have agreed to establish a joint venture to compete for two major German procurement projects: mobile tactical communications ( MoTaKo) and mobile tactical information network (MoTIV). Rheinmetall will have a 74

Raytheon To Develop Cross Domain Communication, Engagement Network For US Navy

March 14, 2017 @ 02:28 PM

Raytheon has won an $11.8 million contract from US Office of Naval Research to develop networking technologies enabling greater sensor interconnectivity and enhancing integrated fires capabilities for naval operations

Aireon, Thales Begin Space-Based ADS-B Data Validation

March 6, 2017 @ 01:36 PM

Thales has started testing and validation of the Aireon space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B) data. The data validation started initially after signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in June of 2015

WSU Mathematician Clears Up Ways To Defend Against Quantum Computing Attacks

March 1, 2017 @ 03:18 PM

A Washington State University mathematician has resolved how to defend against Future quantum computers, which are likely to have the processing power and algorithms to crack the encryption codes that safeguard internet data today. Nathan Hamlin, instructor and director of the WSU Math Learning Center, is helping to prepare for this eventuality