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the contractor will investigate laser sources, such as "Diode
Pumped Alkali Lasers (DPAL), gas-filled hollow core fiber lasers
(HOFGLAS), diamond Ramman shifting and other laser concepts. Potential applications of these laser sources are High
Energy Laser (HEL) weapons and illuminators." The technical
point of contact is Mr. Steven Townsend, AFRL, (505) 853-0242,
Email steven.townsend@us.af.mil. The solicitation number is
FA9451-17-S-0009.

High Power
Solid State
Radar Amplifiers

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Leidos has won a $4.4 million contract to provide end-toend Directed Energy High Performance Computing Software
Applications Institute (DE HSAI) modeling and simulation
(M&S) tools for the Air Force Research Lab's Directed Energy
Directorate. The company will model an end-to-end Directed
Energy (DE) system and its associated platform integration,
and supports high power electromagnetic studies and designs,
including but not limited to High-Power Joint Electromagnetic
Non-Kinetic Strike (HiJENKS).

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The AFRL Directed Energy Directorate has also issued a
Request for Information (RFI) to learn more about how companies can support its High-Powered Electromagnetics (HPEM)
Advanced Microwave Applications (AMAP) Program. The HPEM
AMAP Program helps to transition HPEM technologies and integrate these components into HPEM systems that will be hosted
on operational platforms. The technical points of contact are
Amber Anderson, program manager, email amber.anderson@
us.af.mil and Robert Torres, program manager, e-mail robert.
torres.10@us.af.mil.

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Systems Technology and Research LLC (Woburn, MA) has
won a $994,739 contract from the Air Force Research Lab's Sensors Directorate for the Passive Radio Frequency Identification
Environment (PRIDE) program. The company will help to develop automatic target recognition (ATR) algorithms that enable a non-emitting friendly aircraft to fuse friendly bistatic
RF signals with threat data collected by its own ESM sensors.
In February, Leidos won an $888,621 contract to support the
PRIDE program.

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www.ophirrf.com 310-306-5556
sales@ophirrf.com

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The Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) has exercised a
$23.6 million contract option with Lockheed Martin Rotary
and Mission Systems (Syracuse, NY) to continue development of the AN/ALQ-248 Advanced Off-board Electronic Warfare (AOEW) Advanced Mission Payload (AMP). The ALQ-248 is
a helicopter-borne countermeasures system that protects surface combatants by detecting and jamming anti-ship cruise
missiles. The program passed Preliminary Design Review over
the summer.

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Sierra Nevada Corp. (Folsom, CA) won a sole-source fiveyear Indefinite Delivery / Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract


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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of JED - October 2017

The View From Here
Conferences Calendar
Courses Calendar
From the President
The Monitor
Washington Report
World Report
Maximizing EW Capabilities Within the Brigade Combat Team
Homing Senses: Anti-Ship Seekers Show New Diversity
The Heat is On
EW 101
Technology Survey: COMINT/DF Receivers
2018 EW/SIGINT Resource Guide
AOC News
Index of Advertisers
JED Quick Look
JED - October 2017 - intro
JED - October 2017 - cover1
JED - October 2017 - cover2
JED - October 2017 - 3
JED - October 2017 - 4
JED - October 2017 - 5
JED - October 2017 - The View From Here
JED - October 2017 - 7
JED - October 2017 - Conferences Calendar
JED - October 2017 - 9
JED - October 2017 - Courses Calendar
JED - October 2017 - 11
JED - October 2017 - From the President
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JED - October 2017 - 14
JED - October 2017 - insert1
JED - October 2017 - insert2
JED - October 2017 - The Monitor
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JED - October 2017 - Washington Report
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JED - October 2017 - World Report
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JED - October 2017 - Maximizing EW Capabilities Within the Brigade Combat Team
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JED - October 2017 - Homing Senses: Anti-Ship Seekers Show New Diversity
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JED - October 2017 - The Heat is On
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JED - October 2017 - EW 101
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JED - October 2017 - Technology Survey: COMINT/DF Receivers
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JED - October 2017 - Index of Advertisers
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