Tag Archives: BAE Systems

Jong Lee: Army Uses Open System Approach to Build IR Countermeasures

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The U.S. Army is working with BAE Systems and Northrop Grumman to develop a laser-based common infrared countermeasures system to guard military aircraft from man-portable missiles, the Army News Service reported Friday. C. Todd Lopez writes the military service began the CIRCM program’s technology maturation and risk-reduction phase and could select …

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Navy Deploys Ship-Based Prototype Laser Weapon in Persian Gulf

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A U.S. Navy amphibious transport ship that patrols the Persian Gulf has been carrying a prototype laser weapon that works to counter drones, small vessels and other enemy targets since its August deployment to the region, Bloomberg reported Saturday. Tony Capaccio writes that the Laser Weapon System on USS Ponce was deployed as part of …

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Army to Demo Insect Drone at Manned-Unmanned Teaming Drill

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The U.S. Army Research Laboratory and an industry consortium have built a small autonomous robot that seeks to mimic the visual sensing behavior of insects to navigate around complex environments. ARL plans to demonstrate the robotic system in the branch’s upcoming manned and unmanned teaming drill to be held at …

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IARPA Announces Neurophysiological Correlation Contest Winners; Adam Russell Comments

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The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has selected Troy Lau and Scott Kuzdeba’s scientific approach to predict human behavior as the winner of the agency’s first public challenge. Lau and Kuzdeba developed the Joint Estimation of Deception Intent via Multisource Integration of Neuropsychological Discriminators tool through use of combined statistical methods under the Investigating Novel Statistical Techniques …

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Walt Havenstein Wins GOP Primary for New Hampshire Governor’s Race

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Walt Havenstein, the former CEO of BAE Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary and Science Applications International Corp., has won the Republican primary vote in the New Hampshire governor’s race, the Concord Monitor reported Wednesday. Kathleen Ronayne writes Havenstein beat entrepreneur Andrew Hemingway by a margin of 19 percent of votes with close to 80 …

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Craig Brower: NGA Eyes Single GEOINT Platform Through ‘Map of the World’

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The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is working with BAE Systems to develop a “map of the world” that contains geographic-based intelligence and integrates many types of information from sources in the intelligence community, Defense Systems reported Monday. NGA wants to leverage navigation data sets, GEOINT and imagery to deliver a “common frame of reference throughout the …

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Walt Havenstein Enters New Hampshire Governor’s Race

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Walt Havenstein, former CEO of Science Applications International Corp. and BAE Systems, intends to run for governor in New Hampshire as a Republican, Concord Monitor reported April 2. Havenstein has also filed the documents to form his campaign committee, according to the report. “Our state is at a critical juncture, and …

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