Tag Archives: intelligence surveillance reconnaissance

U.S. Air Force Awards Leidos IDIQ Contract to Support ISR Mission; Mike Chagnon Quoted

Leidos

Leidos announced on Friday that the company has been awarded a potential 13-year, $950 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) prime contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide solutions for a broad spectrum of aviation requirements. The Leidos team will bring a cadre of professionals and tools from across the industry to improve both U.S. and allied ISR capabilities.

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Gen. Kenneth Wilsbach: Pacific Forces Need More Satellites

Gen. Kenneth Wilsbach

Gen. Kenneth Wilsbach, who commands Pacific Air Forces, said he wants more satellites to support the intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance of battles on Earth. He said at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam that satellites are needed in nearly every operation, and Indo-Pacific Command requires more of these systems than other commands due to a larger assigned coverage.

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Australia Unveils Defense Investment Priorities for 2018

Christopher Pyne, Australian minister for defense industry, has unveiled the country’s investment priorities under an innovation program that supports technology development efforts in the defense sector. The Australian defense department said Wednesday the country invested $1.3 billion in defense industry and innovation projects over the next decade, which includes $507.6 million …

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DARPA Tests Elevated Sensor Mast Aboard Navy Patrol Ship

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has tested a prototype of an elevated sensor mast aboard the U.S. Navy‘s USS Zephyr patrol coastal ship in an effort to boost the vessel’s communication range and capacity to detect, track and classify objects of interest. DARPA said Tuesday the USS Zephyr crew facilitated a three-day effort near …

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