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October 1, 2006
From Avionics Today
C-130, KC-10 to Get Avionics Upgrades Boeing has received contracts to be a part of two teams conducting modernization programs for separate U.S. Air Force aircraft-the C-130 and KC-10. Under a USAF agreement worth up to $56.3 million, Boeing will lead a team to begin modifying the C-130's aircrew... Read More »
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September 20, 2006
From Avionics Today
Northrop Grumman received a $22-million contract from the U.S. Navy for additional airborne electronic attack (AEA) spares as part of the improved capability (ICAP III) program for the EA-6B Prowler. The order follows a $73-million Navy purchase earlier this year of four complete AEA systems, one... Read More »
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September 1, 2006
From Avionics Today
Synthetic aperture radar (SAR) simulates the performance of a larger aperture radar to create high-resolution, photograph-quality images. But now, thanks to more compact antennas, miniaturized digital and radio frequency (RF) electronics, and more powerful microprocessors, SAR systems are getting... Read More »
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September 1, 2006
From Avionics Today
Push To ADS-B ACSS plans to begin development flight tests of its SafeRoute automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) software in October 2006, using a company King Air and a Convair from the FAA Tech Center in Atlantic City, N.J. Flight tests on launch customer UPS' Boeing 757s and 767s... Read More »
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September 1, 2006
From Avionics Today
Day/night helmet mounted displays promise breakthrough abilities for night fighting in the areas of head comfort and safety, cockpit organization and situational awareness. Two manufacturers and two projects are leading the way for tactical fighter aircraft: VSI on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter... Read More »
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September 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
Change is the watchword. For decades, perhaps since it was incorporated in 1939, Schweizer Aircraft has been about change. It started out building gliders. Then it worked on some of the earliest versions of unmanned aircraft, then reconnaissance and surveillance aircraft, agricultural aircraft... Read More »
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August 31, 2006
From Aviation Today
Reid Named to Head Certification at Landmark Landmark Aviation named Brian Reid to a newly created position, vice president-aircraft certification, for Associated Air Center at Dallas Love Field. Reid is responsible for leading the company s certification department and Designated Alteration... Read More »
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August 29, 2006
From Avionics Today
Northrop Grumman has announced plans to enhance its LITENING AT targeting and sensor system, which is currently used by the U.S. Air Force, Air National Guard and Marine Corps. A fourth-generation version of the system will feature a 1,024 x 1,024-pixel forward-looking infrared (FLIR) sensor for... Read More »
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August 28, 2006
From Aviation Today
Northrop Grumman will continue development of an anti-terrorism system for jetliners under a Department of Homeland Security contract, an effort that could lead to additional flight test work at the Mojave Airport. Northrop Grumman has received a $55.4 million contract to continue the development... Read More »
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August 24, 2006
From Avionics Today
Northrop Grumman completed the 12th flight test of an enhanced version of the wideband networking waveform (WNW), one of the core technologies of the U.S. militarys Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS). The recently reorganized JTRS program is attempting to develop a cross-service family of... Read More »
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August 17, 2006
From Avionics Today
Northrop Grumman has installed the first interim capability for airborne networking (ICAN) system aboard the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (JSTARS) aircraft. Developed by the companys Information Technology sector and the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratorys Information... Read More »
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August 10, 2006
From Avionics Today
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has selected Northrop Grumman to carry out Phase III of the Counter-Man Portable Air Defense System (Counter-MANPADS) program. The $55.4 million agreement includes finishing production on 12 Guardian missile defense systems, modifying 11 MD-10 cargo... Read More »
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August 7, 2006
From Aviation Today
The Move Toward Ultimate Automation The world's militaries are increasingly turning to unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to fight the asymmetrical guerilla wars of the 21st century. However, a chronic shortage of adequately trained pilots may accelerate the "pilotless" trend in the civilian sector... Read More »
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August 1, 2006
From Avionics Today
AESA Radar Enters Operational Evaluation The U.S. Navy has cleared Raytheon's APG-79 active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar to enter the service's operational evaluation (OPEVAL) program. The APG-79 will be used on the Navy's Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet. According to Raytheon, the... Read More »
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August 1, 2006
From Avionics Today
At A Glance: Three major military contractors--Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems, L-3 Communications and Lockheed Martin Aeronautics--are jointly developing a wideband data link communications capability for today's active electronically scanned array (AESA) radars for combat... Read More »
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July 21, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
Farnborough this year features a standalone Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV) pavilion, as well as several UAVs on display. Show organizers and airframers told Aviation Today that they wanted a high-profile UAV theme again in 2006, following the success of a UAV conference at the last show. The emphasis... Read More »
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July 17, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
To underscore the burgeoning international investment in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), Farnborough again features a UAV pavilion. The UAV Pavilion is operated under the aegis of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) and the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Systems... Read More »
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July 1, 2006
From Rotor & Wing
Sikorsky Taps Schweizer Again, Now to Speed Production Sikorsky Aircraft is turning to its Schweizer Aircraft subsidiary to help it speed military aircraft production lines as it prepares to deliver more than 1,700 H-60 Black Hawk and Naval Hawk variants to the U.S. military alone in coming years... Read More »
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July 1, 2006
From Avionics Today
In early June 2006 the FAA's senior-level Joint Resources Council (JRC) approved Administrator Marion Blakey's choice of automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) technology for next-generation surveillance in the National Airspace System (NAS). JRC approved an initial two-year baseline... Read More »
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July 1, 2006
From Avionics Today
Avionics development for Europe's military airlifter is accelerating. While the A400M baselines much Airbus A380 technology, it adds new flight and mission systems. At A Glance: While the A400M will reuse systems developed for the A380... Read More »
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