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Microsoft gives Lockheed Martin access to classified cloud to work more closely with Pentagon

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By using Microsoft's Azure Government Secret, Lockheed gains access to one of the few clouds accredited to work with the DOD's secret-level information.

2023 to be pivotal year for new Army electronic warfare systems

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Lockheed Martin is working with the Army to field two critical EW systems.

Lockheed, Verizon use drone swarm to transfer ISR data between 5G networks in ongoing pilot

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The next demonstration is slated for November, officials told DefenseScoop on Tuesday.

Army moving out on new short range and long-range electronic warfare platforms

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ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. — The next year will be critical for the Army as it looks to both field and develop two electronic warfare capabilities in tandem that will provide critical jamming and sensing tools. The first such capability, the Terrestrial Layer System-Brigade Combat Team (TLS-BCT), is undergoing an important operational assessment that will be a critical step in moving out toward fielding. TLS-BCT is the first brigade-organic integrated…

Army awards 2 contracts to develop concept for long-range EW system

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AUGUSTA, Ga. — The Army recently awarded Lockheed Martin and General Dynamics Mission Systems contracts to develop a proof of concept for a ground-based electronic warfare capability aimed to have effects over thousands of miles. The program for the Terrestrial Layer System-Echelons Above Brigade is designed for signals intelligence, electronic warfare and cyber operations and will be used by the Army’s Multi-Domain Task Force. It comes as advanced adversaries are…

'Extremely aggressive’ schedule set for next phase of ARRW hypersonic weapons testing

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The schedule for the next round of flight tests for the AGM-183A Air-Launched Rapid Response Weapon (ARRW) is “extremely aggressive” as the Pentagon races to field new hypersonic missiles to keep pace with China, according to a Lockheed Martin official. Lockheed has been developing the system for the Air Force as part of a rapid prototyping program to give the service greater ability to destroy high-value, time-sensitive targets and heavily…

Army awards Lockheed next phase of critical cyber, EW and intel platform

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The Army has awarded Lockheed Martin a $58.8 million contract for the next phase of an effort to pave the way for the first brigade-organic cyber, electronic warfare and signals intelligence platform to be delivered to soldiers. The Terrestrial Layer System-Brigade Combat Team (TLS-BCT) is a Stryker-mounted system that will provide indications and warning, force protection and situational awareness, as well as offensive capabilities to deny, degrade and disrupt adversary…

Biden, visiting Javelin missile factory, urges Congress to pass CHIPS semiconductor funding

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President Biden on Tuesday visited a weapons factory where he urged lawmakers to come together and pass the CHIPS for America Act to boost domestic production of semiconductors that are critical for U.S. military systems and a wide variety of commercial products. The Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors (CHIPS) legislation would invest more than $50 billion to bolster American semiconductor production, but Congress has yet to pass it as…

Defense contractors see internal investments as path to demonstrating their JADC2 prowess

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Some of the largest U.S. defense contractors plan to use their own R&D funding to demonstrate how they can enable the Pentagon’s joint all-domain command and control concept. JADC2 is the Department of Defense’s vision for integrating the military services’ sensors, shooters and data transmissions into a single unified network. “We have customers in all the services and the intel community, and so we can kind of see how it…