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Oxley Group Ltd
Oxley specialises in the design and manufacture of advanced electronic and electro-optic components and systems for air, land and sea applications within the military sector. Established in 1942, Oxley has manufacturing facilities in the UK and USA and enjoys representation worldwide. The company’s products include night vision and LED lighting, data capture systems and electronic components. Oxley has pioneered the development of night vision compatible lighting. It offers a total package incorporating optical filters, equipment modification, cockpit and external lighting along with fleet wide upgrade services including engineering, installation, support, maintenance and training. The company’s long experience of manufacturing night vision lighting and LED indicators, coupled with advances in LED technology, has enabled it to develop LED solutions to replace incandescent and fluorescent lighting in existing applications as well as becoming the lighting option of choice in new applications such as portable military hospitals, UAV control stations and communication shelters.
28 Sep 09. Raytheon Company has established initial operational capability and has conducted flight tests for a key communications component for the U.S. Air Force DCGS(Distributed Common Ground System). The new intercom communications system, Crew Communications (Crew Comm), modernizes peer-to-peer collaboration between intelligence operators regardless of geographic location. The multiple-level security system is designed to support enterprisewide execution of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions. The system is the first “Protection Level 4” accredited and deployed VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) technology that includes a sophisticated information assurance component for the Department of Defense intelligence community. Crew Comm is an Enterprise Intercom product suite that permits DCGS mission crew members to communicate in real time regardless of geographical distance or security boundaries.
29 Sep 09. Aonix®, the provider of the PERC product line for embedded and real-time Java developers, announced a new release of its PERC Ultra product with support for AWT/Swing graphics libraries. This release is the first support of AWT/Swing graphics libraries in PERC Ultra for embedded PERC ULTRA 5.3 implements AWT/Swing libraries for embedded platforms giving 2D/3D graphics developers the immediate availability of hundreds of downloadable community projects. AWT (Abstract Window ToolKit) is a portable GUI library for stand-alone applications and/or applets and provides the connection between a Java application and the native GUI. Swing implements a set of GUI components that build on AWT technology and provide a pluggable look and feel. Swing is implemented entirely in the Java programming language, and is based on Lightweight UI Framework. Support of these graphics libraries enables faster development and provides the foundation for more extensive use of graphics in embedded and real-time Java systems.
29 Sep 09. Raytheon Company has debuted a mobile intelligence collection and dissemination resource for the U.S. Army. Known as THUNDR (Tactical Handoff Using Nearest Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS) Resource), the new application runs on a standard U.S. Army laptop and allows greater mobility for intelligence collection and dissemination by Army, Marine and special operations units and echelons at battalion and below. THUNDR permits tactical network connection to the nearest DCGS server and download of a complete, self-contained mission data set for an area of interest. When the information is downloaded, a mobile user then disconnects for on-the-move operations. The unit’s self-contained intelligence can be viewed and accessed from icon-enhanced map displays at the u