Posts from GovCon Daily for 11/30/2015

CAE’s Gene Colabatistto: ‘Portfolio Shaping’ Efforts Could Drive Simulation Market Consolidation

Gene Colabatistto, president of CAE‘s defense and security group, expects the training and simulation industry to see further consolidation as he observed many companies seeking to align their product portfolios, he told Defense News in an interview published Saturday…
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Lockheed Opens Submarine Combat System Lab in Australia; Raydon Gates Comments

Lockheed Martin has invested $3 million into a new submarine combat system laboratory in South Australia that will work to support sustainment efforts for the country’s submarine forces. Lockheedsaid Friday the facility will also serve as a hub for collaboration between industry, government and academia to develop and design systems that address Australian national security and defense needs…
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Airbus Wraps Up Factory Acceptance Tests on Navy LCS Radar System

Airbus’ defense and space business has concluded a series of factory assessment tests on a radar system for integration with the U.S. Navy’s Freedom-class Littoral Combat Ship-17. TRS-4D is a rotating active electronically scanned array radar that works to detect surface and aerial threats and perform target acquisition and surveillance operations, Airbus said Monday…
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New Army Innovation Center Develops Stryker Virtual Training System

A team of technology developers at the U.S. Army‘s Combined Arms Center-Training Innovation Facility at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, has built an immersive platform to train soldiers to operate Stryker armored combat vehicles…
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Naval Research Lab Examines Nanomaterials for Brain Mapping Initiative

The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory has developed a method to recruit quantum dot nanoparticles that the lab believes could help scientists map neural connections in the human brain. The NRL said Nov. 17 its researchers found the photoluminescent QDs that were suppressed by electrical fields during the experiment works to track a membrane action potential with a millisecond time resolution…
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Frost & Sullivan Forecasts 1% CAGR for DoD C4ISR Spend in 2014-2020; Brad Curran Comments

Frost & Sullivan has projected the Defense Department’s command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance spend to grow 1.4 percent annually from 2014 to 2020…
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Visiongain: Global Military Unmanned Ground Vehicle 2015 Revenue to Hit $412M

Visiongain has estimated the global military unmanned ground vehicle market revenue to reach $412.5 million total in 2015. Visiongain the drivers, challenges and trends in the global military unmanned ground vehicle market for its latest report, the company said Nov…
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