Tag Archives: U.S. Army

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded $6.2 Million of Additional Funding to Support the U.S. Army’s Blue Force Tracking System

Comtech

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ: CMTL), a world leader in secure wireless communications technologies, announced today, that during its third quarter of fiscal 2021, its Government Solutions segment, through its Maryland-based subsidiary, Comtech Mobile Datacom Corporation, was awarded $6.2 million of additional funding for Option Period Four of contract GS03Q17DSC0002. The overall funded value to date, inclusive of the Base and Option Period 1 through Option Period 4, is $35.5 million. 

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Chenega Corp. Subsidiary Receives $27M Contract to Provide Security and Access Control Services for U.S. Army Garrison-Kwajalein Atoll/ Reagan Test Site; Bradley Naylor Quoted

Chenega Corp.

Chenega Global Protection, a subsidiary of Chenega Corp., has been awarded a potential five year, $27 million contract from the U.S. Army to provide Security and Access Control services for the U.S. Army’s Garrison-Kwajalein Atoll (USAG-KA)/ Reagan test site. “We’re especially proud of the forward-deployed members of the Chenega team who continue to contribute to the security and safety of our nation’s uniformed servicemen and women,” Naylor added.

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U.S. Army Refocusing Electronic Warfare Capabilities to Indo-Pacific Region; Col. Daniel Holland Quoted

U.S. Army

The U.S. Army announced that the service branch is seeking ways to optimize forthcoming electronic warfare equipment to operate in the Indo-Pacific theater against maritime targets. Until recently, the Army’s research on electromagnetic spectrum-related capabilities has focused on countering Russia's threat in Europe. However, some prototype equipment has reached units operating in the Pacific theater. 

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Army, Air Force Want to Simplify Warfighter Access to Useful Data

Military Data Management

Chief data officers of the U.S. Army and Air Force said both military branches should break down silos to simplify the process of managing and sharing data that could support future joint force missions. During a recent virtual conference, Army CDO David Markowitz and Air Force CDO Eileen Vidrine discussed efforts at the two branches to help military personnel manage and access useful content.

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U.S. Army Awards Contracts To Increase Artillery Systems, ‘Rate of Fire’ Capabilities

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The U.S. Army has awarded ARM Automation, Carnegie Mellon Robotics (CR) Tactical, Dynovas, H.A. Eckhart and RE2 Robotics Small Business Innovation Research-based (SIBR) contracts to build prototypes intended to increase the rate of fire of self-propelled howitzers and in future systems. One other effort the Army is pursuing is the Field Artillery Autonomous Resupply (FAAR). 

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Amyx Appoints John Selman as COO; William Schaefer Quoted

John Selman

Amyx announced on Monday that its appointment of John Selman as chief operating officer. In this role, Selman will continue to support Amyx’s recent growth by overseeing the delivery of cybersecurity services to Amyx’s vast array of customers, growing his portfolios and managing over 650 employees across the entire company.

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Retired Maj. Gen. Michael Taheri Appointed Strategic Board Advisor for Sev1Tech; CEO Bob Lohfeld Quoted

Maj. Gen. Michael Taheri

Sev1Tech announced on Monday that Retired Major General Michael Taheri has joined the company as a strategic board advisor to provide leadership, vision and guidance to support the company’s growth goals and mission areas for their customers. Taheri served the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Air National Guard for over 31 years. 

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U.S. Army Tests Modernized Network Equipment With Full Brigade; Maj. Gen. Peter Gallagher Quoted

Maj. Gen. Peter Gallagher

The U.S. Army tested the most advanced modernized radios, tactical cell phones and network gear with a whole brigade for two weeks in March at the Joint Readiness Training Center at Fort Polk. The exercise culminated from three years of work to build a modernized network that incorporates real-time soldier feedback while in the field.

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Army OKs Capability Development Document for Navigation Warfare, Situational Awareness Tech

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The U.S. Army approved a capability development document that aims to speed up the experimentation and development of navigation warfare and situational awareness technologies. The team aims to evaluate and demonstrate prototype NAVWAR-SA technologies during the PNT Assessment Exercise and the Project Convergence 21 event.

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Army, University Researchers Optimizing Additive Manufacturing of Alloy for Lighter Soldier Components

3D printing

Researchers from the U.S. Army and the University of Central Florida have been collaboratively working to enhance the 3D printing of a magnesium alloy in an effort to develop lighter components for warfighters. The Army plans to test the 3D-printed material's high strain rate and ballistic properties and identify which components it can be applied to.

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