Tag: military

  • Viasat Wins Contracts With US Navy

    Carlsbad-based satellite communications services provider Viasat says it received two new contracts wih the U.S. Navy this morning. According to Viasat, the contracts came from the Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM), to provide Wi-Fi, voice, and TV…

  • Stratolaunch Snags Contract With Defense Agency

    Mojave-based Stratolaunch, which is developing an aerial rocket launch system based on its own aircraft design, says it has snagged a research contract with the Missile Defense Agency (MDA)

  • Citadel Defense Expands Products

    San Diego-based Citadel Defense, which develops systems to defend against drones, said it has launched a new set of counter drone offerings. According to the company, the expanded set of products–which is is selling under the brand name “Titan”–will …

  • Shield AI Deploys Robot UAV With Marines

    —– San Diego-based Shield AI, which is developing software to help coordinate teams of robots in the defense and military market, says it has deployed its system with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit and on the USS Portland. According to the compa…

  • StratoLaunch Adds Former Defense Secretary To Advisory Board

    Mojave-based space launch provider StratoLaunch has added a former defense official to its Technical Advisory Group, the company said on Monday. According to Stratolaunch, it has added Dr. Mark Lewis, most recently the Acting Deputy Under Secretary of …

  • FDH Aero Acquires Madison Aerospace

    El Segundo-based aerospace and defense products distributor FDH Aero said last week that it has acquired Madison Aerospace, a Texa-based manufacturer of aerospace hardware. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced. FDH saaid the acquisit…

  • Shield AI Finds $210M

    San Diego-based Shield AI, a startup developing AI and self driving technologies for aircraft, has raised $210M in a Series D investment round, according to the company. The funding was led by Disruptive, and also included Point72 Ventures, Breyer Capi…

  • Citadel Defense Scores $6M From DoD

    San Diego-based Citadel Defense, which develops counter-drone technology, reported on Thursday that it has scored a $6M contract from an un-named, U.S. Department of Defense customer. According to the company, the contract covers its AI-enabled solutio…

  • Rocket Lab Successfully Launches Military Satellite

    Long Beach-based Rocket Lab has successfully launched a military satellite back into space, on a quick recovery from a failed mission in May. The launch–for the U.S. Space Force–launched at 6pm NZ time from New Zealand. The satellite, called “Monolit…

  • Rocket Lab Plans Space Force Launch On Thursday

    Long Beach-based Rocket Lab is getting set for a launch for the U.S. Space Force (USSF), in a few short hours, on Thursday in New Zealand, according to the company. The company said it is launching a research and development satellite into low Earth or…