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  • BAE Systems’ Next-Generation APKWS Guidance Kits Improve Rocket Range and Impact - Hudson, N.H. — BAE Systems, Inc. has developed an advanced version of its combat-proven APKWS guidance kit that offers enhanced strike distance and precision strike lethality, the company said in an Aug. 2 release. The upgrade improves the effective range of APKWS guided rockets by up to 30%, allowing warfighters to engage targets from...
  • Navy Implements New Process to Standardize Development of Autonomous Unmanned Systems - NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — The U.S. Navy is implementing a six-phase process to improve and standardize the development of autonomous unmanned systems, according to an official. Pete Small, program manager for unmanned maritime systems (PMS 406) said Monday at Navy League’s Sea-Air-Space Expo in National Harbor, Maryland, that this process...
  • Raytheon’s JPALS Proposed for Marine Expeditionary Use - NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Raytheon has developed a version of its Joint Precision Aircraft Landing System (JPALS) designed for expeditionary airfields, which it is proposing as ideal for Marine Corps expeditionary base operations. JPALS is a landing system based on differential Global Positioning System navigation. It is installed or being...
  • IW Deputy Chief: ‘Fusing Together Information Faster’ Will Create Advantage - NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — All hopes of prevailing in the next conflict, if and when it arises, hinge on seizing the advantage in information warfare, the Navy’s chief officer of that domain said Aug. 2 audience at the Navy League’s Sea-Air-Space expo in National Harbor, Maryland.  “Technologies that exist today...
  • LCS Program Office Delivered 5 Ships and Progressed on 6 Others During Pandemic - NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — The Littoral Combat Ship program office was able to deliver five ships and begin early construction on six others during the 17 months of the COVID-19 pandemic, a program official said Monday. Howard Berkof, deputy program manager for PMS 501 (LCS), said at Navy League’s Sea-Air-Space...

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BAE Systems’ Next-Generation APKWS Guidance Kits Improve Rocket Range and...

Hudson, N.H. — BAE Systems, Inc. has developed an advanced version of its combat-proven APKWS guidance kit that offers enhanced strike distance and precision strike lethality, the company said in an...

Raytheon’s JPALS Proposed for Marine Expeditionary Use

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Raytheon has developed a version of its Joint Precision Aircraft Landing System (JPALS) designed for expeditionary airfields, which it is proposing as ideal for Marine Corps expeditionary base op...

Changing Arctic Environment Could Also Change Technologies Needed to Protect...

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — In addition to cooperating with each other and maintaining a physical presence at the top of the world, Arctic nations need to consider what technologies will still be needed when there’s less ...

Emerging Tech Will Change the Character of War, and the...

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — The rapid development of a vast array of new technologies is changing the fundamental character of war and if the U.S. military fails to adapt, it could mean future generations would suffer massi...

Navy Closing Capability Gaps in Joint Communications

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. – As the entire Department of Defense modernizes technology to enable commands, warfighters and autonomous systems to communicate with each other under the most trying of circumstances, significant...
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