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February 11, 2022 | International, Aerospace

Turkey and Ukraine to coproduce TB2 drones

Ukrainian Defence Minister Olesii Reznikov told reporters in Kyiv that the coproduction compound would also include a training center where Ukrainian pilots would be trained.

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  • Logos Technologies Awarded $6.7 Million Navy Contract for Infrared Wide-Area Sensor

    July 31, 2020 | International, Naval

    Logos Technologies Awarded $6.7 Million Navy Contract for Infrared Wide-Area Sensor

    Fairfax, Va.— July 28, 2020 — Logos Technologies recently received approval to disclose that it has been awarded a $6.7 million contract from the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) to develop, deliver, and perform proof-of-concept flight tests on a wide-area motion imagery (WAMI) sensor. The sensor system will be called Cardcounter and is being developed to integrate onto the Navy and Marine Corps RQ-21A small tactical unmanned aircraft system (UAS). Cardcounter will be a missionized capability derived from Logos Technologies' BlackKite sensor. BlackKite is an ultra-lightweight WAMI prototype with infrared capability. “We see this contract as a major step for us, the Navy/Marines, and the warfighter in general,” said Doug Rombough, VP for Business Development at Logos Technologies. “In embracing miniaturized wide-area motion imagery systems for tactical UAS, the Department of Defense is taking a technology that has already proven itself on the battlefield with aerostats and providing the tactical commander with guardian angel-like overwatch.” BlackKite, upon which Cardcounter will be based, weighs fewer than 28 pounds, yet is powerful enough to image an area of more than 12 square kilometers (about 5 square miles) in coverage. Within that vast coverage area, sensor operators can detect and track all vehicles in real time. “There's nothing like BlackKite out there in the market today,” said Rombough. “It is a force multiplier in terms of enhanced situational awareness. The system catches and records the entire area in real time and streams multiple video ‘chip-outs' down to handheld devices on the ground.” Cardcounter will leverage BlackKite's high-performance, multi-modal edge processor, which can store six or more hours of mission data. With this technology, users can forensically analyze the recorded imagery to better contextualize what is currently unfolding in the real-time imagery, drawing connections between people, places and events. The initial $6.7 million award from NAVAIR will cover the development of two Cardcounter prototypes, with a planned delivery by the end of September 2020 and ready to begin flight testing on the RQ-21A Blackjack. NAVAIR Public Release 2020-514. Distribution Statement A – “Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited” About Logos Technologies Founded in 1996, Logos Technologies LLC is a diversified science, engineering and technology company specializing in the fields of advanced sensors, wide-area motion imagery, advanced analytics and processing of large, multisource datasets. Logos serves government customers, including the Department of Defense, Intelligence Community and Department of Homeland Security, as well as a range of customers in commercial and international markets. Learn more at MEDIA CONTACT FOR LOGOS TECHNOLOGIES Susan Kerin, Director of Communications +1 703-237-6550 | View source version on Logos Technologies:

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    March 26, 2019 | International, Aerospace

    Boeing Wins $4 Billion Contract For 78 Super Hornets

    Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) awarded Boeing [BA] a $4 billion modification for full-rate production and delivery of 78 Block III F/A-18 Super Hornets in a multi-year procurement (MYP) contract. This award is split between 61 F/A-18Es and 17 F/A-18Fs covering...

  • Northrop Grumman awarded $13.3 million for Blackjack payloads

    May 11, 2021 | International, Aerospace

    Northrop Grumman awarded $13.3 million for Blackjack payloads

    The company is building position, navigation and timing payloads for DARPA's Project Blackjack, a demonstration satellite constellation that will operate in low-Earth orbit.

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