Raytheon’s first major software build for the new Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR) successfully tracked a simulated Anti-Air Warfare (AAW) target, verifying the infrastructure and functionality of the build which was made possible by the company’s agile methods and embedded software testing strategy.
The United States Air Force is set to unveil the Department of Defense’s first non-tactical vehicle fleet, which will be made up entirely of plug-in vehicles (PEV), further validating the expanding role of electronics within today’s automotive industry.
Raytheon’s “Griffin C” increased capability missile has successfully completed flight tests at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona, demonstrating its “In-Flight Target Update” (IFTU) capability when it was redirected to a new target in mid-flight.
Boeing has delivered the first system in the U.S. Navy’s latest order of the “Ship’s Signal Exploitation Equipment Increment F” (SSEE-F) program ahead of schedule, giving the Navy time for additional testing of embedded software and new system features.
Raytheon has completed software integration testing of its Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor (JLENS) system within the U.S. Army’s North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), bringing the East Coast one step closer to being better defended against potential airborne threats.
NASA has delivered new technology to Alaskan officials that could help pilots flying over vast wilderness expanses of the state make better flight decisions, especially when disconnected from the Internet, telephone, flight services and other data sources normally used by pilots.
Federal Aviation Administration Deputy Administrator Mike Whitaker has announced that the FAA will hold a “Call to Action” summit to engage the aviation industry in meeting the January 1, 2020 deadline to equip aircraft with Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B) Out avionics in the next five years.
NAVAIR engineers have recently installed new software for the Navy’s Unmanned Carrier-Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike (UCLASS) system’s control station, integrating the latest iteration of Common Control System (CCS) software into the next-generation unmanned effort.
Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Navy have completed the preliminary design review (PDR) for its E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Aerial Refueling system, allowing the project to move one step closer to manufacturing and installment on E-2Ds.
Lockheed Martin has begun using a newly developed advanced maritime test bed to demonstrate how evolving technologies such as data fusion and predictive analytics can be used to share intelligence quickly and securely even in difficult naval settings.