Cubic Joins USAF Warfighter Readiness Training and Research Team

May 10, 2016 @ 09:36 AM

Cubic Global Defense (CGD) has won $200 million contract by the US Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) for research and evaluation of war fighter readiness and training. The Warfighter Readiness Research Division Contractor Team, led by L-3 Communications Corporations Simulation & Training Division, consists of CGD, Ball Aerospace and Leidos

Thales Wins French MoD’s Telecom Network Upgrade Contracts

March 30, 2016 @ 11:47 AM

Thales has won two contracts to upgrade French Ministry of Defense data and telephony infrastructure networks under the DESCARTES program. The French Defence Procurement and Technology Agency (DGA) has awarded Thales two key contracts: the upgrade of the SOCRATE resilient network and deployment of the POINCARE network to interconnect MoD sites...

Booz Allen Wins $159 Million Task Order To Streamline US Army’s Network...

January 15, 2016 @ 09:02 AM

Booz Allen Hamilton has been awarded a $159 million task order on the General Services Administration (GSA) Alliant contract to streamline the US Armys tactical and data network capabilities. Booz Allen will assist with standardizing processes, reducing overhead, improving security, and increasing efficiency for PD Net E as well as the...

Lockheed Martin Upgrades Security On US Air Force GPS Control Segment

November 10, 2015 @ 12:08 PM

The security upgrades developed by Lockheed Martin for the current ground control system of the US Air Force's Global Positioning System (GPS) have been fully operationalized to safeguard data and to ensure satellite availability. The GPS Intrusion Protection Reinforcement (GIPR) technology refresh is part of the Air Force's strategy to modernize...

Lockheed Martin Receives DARPA Contract for Radio Frequency Mapping Program

November 7, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

The US Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded Lockheed Martin a contract for the third phase of its RF Mapping program, RadioMap, which seeks to provide real-time awareness of radio spectrum use across frequency, geography and time. Akin to smartphone maps that show color-coded current traffic conditions, RadioMap is...

US Issues $50 Billion RFP For Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions

October 20, 2015 @ 11:33 AM

The US General Services Administration has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a $50 billion contract to provide telecommunications and IT services as part of Network Services 2020 program. The RFP which was edited on Monday has pushed back the deadline of mid-January 2016

Israel-Russia To Coordinate Air Ops Over Syria

October 19, 2015 @ 12:23 PM

Russia and Israel have agreed on mutual information sharing on air operations over Syria and are working on using the hotline established last week. The Russian defense ministry confirmed that “mutual information-sharing on the actions of aircraft has been established ”to avoid clashes in the skies of Syria “between the Russian aviation command center at the Hmeimim air base and a command post of the Israeli air force,” Colonel-General Andrei Kartapolov was quoted as saying by Interfax news agency adding that the two sides were holding practice sessions on the new line

DARPA Seeks Proposals For Dynamic Network Adaptation for Mission Optimization

October 15, 2015 @ 12:03 PM

DARPA is soliciting research proposals in technologies that enable network interoperability among airborne platforms in adversarial environments. DARPA has issued a request for proposals to enable manned and unmanned air systems to rapidly, securely, and automatically share information across diverse waveforms and networks despite adversary jamming, it said in a statement Wednesday

Boeing To Upgrade Australian Communication Systems For $665 Million

September 7, 2015 @ 04:30 PM

Boeing has won a $665 million Australian contract to upgrade ageing mobile communication systems and computer networks. As per the contract, Boeing will design, develop and deliver a modern, digital communications system to support the deployment of operational headquarters and enable access to Defences strategic networks

NSA Certifies ViaSat Security-System-on-a-Chip For Combat Networking

August 24, 2015 @ 02:43 PM

US National Security Agency (NSA) has certified its KOV-55 Security-System-on-a-Chip to secure voice and data up to the Top Secret level for Multifunctional Information Distribution System Low-Volume Terminals (MIDS LVT) operating over a Link 16 network. This is the first certification of its kind, paving the way for Link 16 crypto modernization to enable secure interoperability with legacy and future combat networking waveforms, the company announced today

Alibaba, NORINCO Partner to Offer GPS Services

August 20, 2015 @ 04:01 PM

E-commerce firm Alibaba and Chinese defense manufacturer China North Industries Corp. (Norinco) will offer Geo-location services to compete with the US GPS network

Data Link Solutions To Provide Real-Time Situational Awareness Data To US Military

August 13, 2015 @ 08:02 AM

Data Link Solutions (DLS) has won $18.3 million contract to provide real-time situational awareness data and voice communications technology to US and international militaries