Tag Archives: open architecture

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

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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

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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

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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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Col. Bruce Lyman: USAF Adopts Open Architecture, Agile Method for Intell System Modernization

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The U.S. Air Force has applied open architecture and agile models toward updates of its ground infrastructure for analysis and processing of data collected from military sensors, drones and manned aircraft, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Jared Serbu writes the Air Force Research Laboratory last year built an open prototype of the Distributed …

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Deltek’s Alex Rossino: Reconciled FY 2016 Defense Policy Bill Contains Tech Offset Program, Rapid Innovation Fund Provisions

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Alex Rossino, a principal research analyst at Deltek, has outlined three provisions on technological innovations in the reconciled bill of the House and Senate versions of the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2016. Rossino wrote in a blog post published Oct. 13 that House adopted a Senate provision …

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