Tag Archives: radar

Raytheon, National Science Foundation Radio Astronomy Facilities Partner to Detect Space Asteroids; Art Morrish, Tony Beasley Quoted

Raytheon, the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) and the Green Bank Observatory (GBO) have entered into a cooperative research and development agreement to detect and characterize near-earth asteroids large enough to cause significant damage, the company announced on Tuesday.

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Raytheon Transfers 10th AN/AQS-20C Minehunting Sonar to U.S. Navy; Wade Knudson Quoted

The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Panama City Division has received its tenth AN/AQS-20C minehunting sonar system from Raytheon, the company announced on Wednesday. The can start moving towards initial operating capacity after having completed developmental testing in Feb. 2019. 

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Raytheon Partners Major Tool and Machine Inc. on SPY-6 Radar Production; Paul Ferraro Quoted

Raytheon and Major Tool & Machine have signed a collaboration agreement to develop array structures for the U.S. Navy’s SPY-6 radar program as the Navy transitions from low-rate initial production to hardware production and sustainment, Raytheon announced on Tuesday.

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USAF Applies New Laser Scanner to Radar Surveying

The U.S. Air Force's 84th Radar Evaluation Squadron received a 3D terrestrial laser scanner for use in radar survey operations. The squadron, stationed at Hill Air Force Base, works to monitor long-range radars to provide perimeter security across the country, USAF said Friday

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NIST: AI Tools Can Help Industry, Navy Better Manage Spectrum Sharing

The National Institute of Standards and Technology found that artificial intelligence-based tools could help commercial wireless providers and the U.S. Navy better manage radio frequency spectrum for communications. In a new paper issued Wednesday, NIST said demonstrations show that deep learning algorithms are working better than traditional tools to detect whether radars are operating or not, which allows commercial providers to better plan the allocation of 3.5 Gigahertz Band.

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Heather Wilson, Gen. David Goldfein: Air Force Launches Efforts to Project US Power in Arctic Region

Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson and Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein have said the service has begun to develop a strategic vision for the Arctic region to ensure its capability to meet the National Defense Strategy’s objectives. “We must be ready to defend our security interests and deter aggression by major powers,” Wilson and Goldfein wrote in a Defense News commentary published Wednesday.

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Rear Adm. Ron Boxall: Navy’s Large Surface Combatant to Have Space for Lasers, Railguns

Navy Rear Adm. Ron Boxall, surface warfare director OPNAV N96, has said the service’s first Future Surface Combatant ship would have the space, weight, power and cooling capacity to integrate laser guns, radars, an electromagnetic railgun and other weapon systems, USNI News reported Wednesday.

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