Tag Archives: open architecture

Curtiss-Wright Awarded Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Contract to Provide COTS Module Technology to Update F-22 Raptor Aircraft; President, CEO Lynn Bamford Quoted

Lynn Bamford

Curtiss-Wright Corporation announced on Wednesday that the company has received a contract to provide its commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) processor module technology to upgrade the F-22 Raptor aircraft through Lockheed Martin Aeronautics. Prior to its selection, the Curtiss-Wright processor module was successfully subjected to a rigorous and extensive durability test program to meet the F-22 Raptor’s extreme environmental requirements.

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Kristen Baldwin on How Air Force Advances Digital Engineering

Kristen Baldwin

Kristen Baldwin, deputy assistant secretary of the Air Force for science, technology and engineering, said the service is applying digital engineering to speed up the development of new platforms and an example of that is the T-7A trainer aircraft. Baldwin said the Air Force is working with industry and pursuing efforts to develop a “digital stack of models and infrastructure.

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Space Force Eyes Government-Owned Open Platform for Data From Missile Warning Satellites; Lt. Col. Kellie Brownlee Quoted

Counterspace Weapons

The U.S. Space Force is advancing the development of a government-owned open system to process and share data derived from existing and future missile warning satellites. Lt. Col. Kellie Brownlee, materiel leader for future ground integration at SMC, said the service is working to transfer Lockheed Martin’s proprietary technology and data to a government-owned open architecture.

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Potomac Officers Club Announces Army Brig. Gen. Rob Collins for Weaponizing Data Across the Digital Battlefield Virtual Event on Aug. 11th

Rob Collins

Brig. Gen. Rob Collins, program executive officer for command, control, communications-tactical (PEO C3T) at the U.S. Army, will serve as keynote speaker during Potomac Officers Club’s Weaponizing Data Across the Digital Battlefield Virtual Event on August 11th. Click here to register for the Weaponizing Data Across the Digital Battlefield Virtual Event

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FLIR Secures $18.6M USMC Contract to Provide Centaur UGV; David Ray Quoted

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The U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) has awarded FLIR Systems an $18.6 million contract, sourced through the Dept. of Defense Man Transportable Robotic System Increment II (MTRS Inc II) program,  to provide Centaur unmanned ground vehicles (UGV), plus spares, the company announced on Friday

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Air Force Develops Open Architecture for ISR Ground System

A battle management team of the U.S. Air Force has developed an open architecture for the service branch’s Distributed Common Ground System that works to support the service branch’s intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance requirements. The Air Force said Thursday the team collaborated with the Air Combat Command and the Air Force Research Laboratory to …

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Report: House Committee-Approved Fiscal 2017 NDAA Contains ‘Open Systems’ Provision

A defense policy bill the House Armed Services Committee approved two weeks ago contains a provision that would require the Defense Department to implement open architecture-based weapon systems “to the maximum extent practicable,” Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Jared Serbu writes an earlier version of the committee’s 2017 National Defense Authorization Act had called for …

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