Curtiss-Wright Controls Incorporated has received a contract from the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) to supply advanced rugged computer processing modules for use in an advanced, large Unmanned Ground Vehicle demonstrator being developed for the Robotic Vehicle Control Architecture for a Future Force Army Technology Objective.
Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a follow-on contract to provide support, maintenance and refresh services to the U.S. Marine Corps Topographic Production Capability (TPC) Family of Systems, providing unit commanders with the information required to support the Intelligence Preparation of the Battlefield process. The total potential value of the TPC contract is $43.5 million over a five-year period.
Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), L-3 Services Incorporated and Northrop Grumman have been awarded a combined $495 million force protection security system contract to support any or all of 10 essential elements of integrated base defense that include deceive, deter, anticipate, deny, detect, delay assess, deploy, neutralize and mitigate at U.S. Air Force and other Defense Department sites throughout the world.
In this wired and increasingly virtual world, modeling and simulation play a key role in everything from testing new products to developing weapons systems and planning military operations. Although simulations have been important for decades, new technologies enable researchers and engineers to model software and hardware accurately down to the molecular level.