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|6/20/2023 2:21:59 PM||
National Defense Magazine - June 19, 2023 — As the U.S. military works towards network integration across all services, defense contractor Leonardo DRS is prioritizing what it is calling a necessary precursor: integrated sensing.
|6/6/2023 8:08:52 PM||
DRS RADA Technologies Awarded Contract by Israeli Ministry of Defense to Supply Leading Tactical Radar Systems
ARLINGTON, VA, JUNE 6, 2023 ̶ Leonardo DRS, Inc. announced today that its DRS RADA Technologies business unit has been selected to provide the Israeli Ministry of Defense with advanced mobile radars providing additional capabilities to defend against a range of emerging regional threats.
|4/12/2023 8:20:47 PM||
Defense & Aerospace Report - April 11, 2023 - On this episode of the DefAero Report Daily Podcast, sponsored by Bell, Bill Lynn, former deputy defense secretary who is now chairman and CEO of Leonardo DRS, discusses the budget outlook, inflation and supply chains, Ukraine war lessons, DoD’s Defense Contract Finance Study, benefits of becoming a NASDAQ listed company, the acquisition of RADA.
|4/12/2023 8:47:08 PM||
April 7, 2023 - The new Leonardo DRS 6KVA Uninterruptable Power Supply (UPS) is billed as the ‘next step’ in providing conditioned backup power for C2 systems, where reliable power access is ‘mission critical’.
|4/12/2023 9:14:00 PM||
April 5, 2023 - On this episode of the DefAero Report Daily Podcast, sponsored by Bell, Bill Lynn, former deputy defense secretary who is now chairman and CEO of Leonardo DRS, discusses the budget outlook, inflation and supply chains, Ukraine war lessons, DoD’s Defense Contract Finance Study, benefits of becoming a NASDAQ listed company, the acquisition of RADA.
|4/12/2023 9:26:17 PM||
March 30, 2023 — Leonardo DRS returned to the public markets in the fall after more than a decade of not being there, and evidently sees all that will shape its 2023 agenda as not that different from that of 2022.
|3/2/2023 10:51:41 PM||
Stars and Stripes - February 13, 2023 - GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Short-range missile defense was a prominent part of U.S. Army strategy in Europe for several decades, until it became an afterthought with the end of the Soviet Union and the rise of counterinsurgency warfare elsewhere.
|12/6/2022 4:02:52 PM||
Virginia Business - November 29, 2022 - WASHINGTON — Leonardo DRS Chair and CEO William J. Lynn III rings the closing bell at the Nasdaq Nov. 29. The Arlington-based defense contractor went public that morning, a day after completing a merger with Israel-based Rada Electronic Industries Ltd. Arlington-based defense contractor Leonardo DRS Inc. is now a public company.
|12/2/2022 4:24:32 PM|
|9/21/2022 8:25:35 PM||
BreakingDefense.com - September 13, 2022 - WASHINGTON — US Army leaders call them the new “improvised explosive devices.”
Small drones, flying above military bases or personnel in the field, packed with explosives can be delivered on targets with lethal effects at minimal cost to the enemy. And as drone technology continues to evolve, US military leaders expect they will attack on the battlefield in swarms, operating with autonomous capabilities that will make them more difficult to knock out of the sky with the jamming technology largely employed to counter drones today.
|8/15/2022 9:14:53 PM||
BreakingDefense.com - August 15, 2022 - In the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, defense budgets in the US and Europe have increased dramatically, with companies on both sides of the Atlantic looking to cash in. As CEO of Leonardo DRS, the American arm of Italian giant Leonardo, William Lynn III has a unique view on the state of industrial cooperation between Washington and the European capitals.
|7/27/2022 3:20:04 PM||
Leonardo DRS Chief Talks Taking Out Drone Swarms and What Integrated Sensing has in Common with Tesla
Defensenews.com - July 25, 2022 - FARNBOROUGH, England — Defense electronics firm Leonardo DRS in June moved to bolster its position in the military’s force protection market when it announced plans to acquire Israeli radar company RADA Electronics Industries.
|7/27/2022 7:28:42 PM||
Defensenews.com - July 22, 2022 - FARNBOROUGH, England — The future of defense aviation is autonomous, aerospace industry leaders repeatedly said at twin air shows in England this month — and it’s arriving soon.
U.S. Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall has made it a top priority for the service to increasingly use autonomous aircraft — that is, an unmanned aerial vehicle, or UAV, that uses technology like artificial intelligence to manage its missions.
|7/27/2022 7:04:58 PM||
Defenseone.com - July 19, 2022 - FARNBOROUGH, England — You couldn't tell from the maskless throngs packing railcars, exhibit halls, and evening receptions for the 2022 Farnborough Airshow that the coronavirus, which canceled the previous edition of this sprawling biennial show, is mounting its third major wave of the year. But in the air-conditioned chalets stacked along the flight line at Farnborough Airport, executives focused on how the pandemic is still very much affecting the aerospace and defense industry. Worker shortages, record inflation, and a broken global supply chain dominated the discussions among large firms, smaller suppliers, and government leaders.
|7/1/2021 6:37:45 PM||
Forbes - June 29, 2021 -- America’s global military power rests upon twin pillars of training and technology. U.S. forces are the most rigorously trained and best equipped in the world. In recent years, the two pillars have tended to intertwine as digital technologies enabled breakthrough approaches to training. Nowhere is this more true than in the case of air combat training.
|3/24/2021 5:02:40 PM||
RealClearDefense - March 18, 2021 -- The proliferation of armed unmanned aircraft systems (UASs), also known as drones, presents a growing threat to maneuver ground forces, headquarters, logistics and critical infrastructure. This is particularly true for the explosion in the availability of small, increasingly sophisticated UASs. While the Pentagon has invested significant resources to address the challenge posed by medium and large drones as part of its air and missile defense program, it is only beginning to deal with the growing danger of small drones, particularly to military vehicles and dismounted formations.
|10/17/2020 12:32:28 AM||
Breaking Defense - October 16, 2020 — Battlefield technologies—from combat management systems and vehicle power generation to cyber-hardened network computing for C4I—are at the top of the Army’s modernization priorities. Leonardo DRS has been one of the Army’s best providers of these systems, with recent contract awards from the Army and foreign allies.
|10/15/2020 7:15:13 PM||
Breaking Defense - October 15, 2020 -- The Army’s mission command computing system, called the Mounted Family of Computer Systems II (MFoCS II), is familiar to many, performing as promised. Part of Army network modernization efforts under Program Executive Office Command, Control and Communications–Tactical (PEO C3T) and Program Manager, Mission Command, MFoCS II is a family of common computing and display systems that consolidates a range of programs and military computing users.
|10/13/2020 8:59:28 PM||
Breaking Defense - October 13, 2020 -- The Defense Department has begun implementing a vision for what it calls All-Domain Operations, which intertwine the five warfighting domains—land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace—in a way that battle data is shared instantly over secure networks and out to the tactical edge.
|5/11/2020 2:16:33 PM||
Breaking Defense - May 2020 -- Trying to navigate a difficult medical diagnosis can be challenging for anyone, especially for children and young adults. Suddenly, they find themselves confined to a world stripped of all normalcy, their former lives reduced to medical procedures, to isolating and sometimes painful experiences, leaving them struggling to find their footing amid a sea of healthcare professionals.
|5/11/2020 4:46:26 PM||
Navy Asks DRS Laurel to Provide Ethernet Shipboard Networking Equipment for Arleigh Burke-Class Destroyers
Military & Aerospace Electronics - May 2020 -- U.S. Navy shipboard electronics experts are asking Leonardo DRS to provide high-speed Ethernet fiber-optic shipboard networking equipment installation and repair for the latest versions of the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers.
|5/6/2020 5:59:42 PM||
The Color of Heat: How Quantum Cascade Lasers Solve the Navy’s SWaP Problem in Protecting Helicopters
Breaking Defense - May 2020 -- "In many ways, it's magical." A new laser technology has found its way into commercial production that solves the size, weight, and power concerns of traditional helicopter countermeasure systems.
|4/28/2020 4:06:55 PM||
Breaking Defense - April 2020 -- The Navy is at a tipping point with regard to electrical power. Most shipboard generators are already maxed out providing power for systems like cooling pumps, heating/ventilation/air conditioning chillers and fans, lighting, and defensive systems like radar, sonar, and electronic countermeasures.
|3/27/2020 5:09:46 PM||
Defense News - March 2020 — The U.S. Army will wrap up developmental testing of its Interim Maneuver Short-Range Air Defense (IM-SHORAD) system by June, paving the way for operational testing in the fall ahead of fielding, according to Col. Chuck Worshim, program manager for cruise missile defense systems with the Army’s Program Executive Office Missiles and Space.
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