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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.
02 Nov 10. The Raytheon team has successfully completed a key design review of the Global Positioning System (GPS) Advanced Control Segment (OCX), signaling the team’s readiness to proceed with the next development phase of the program. Nearly 70 representatives from the government, aerospace and System Engineering and Integration, a contractor for the GPS Wing, recently completed a three-day software specification review at Raytheon’s Intelligence and Information Systems facility in Aurora, Colo. During the review, the team detailed its architecture and software requirements for GPS OCX, which will deliver the advanced control segment designed to provide secure, accurate and reliable navigation and timing information to military, commercial and civil users. Raytheon is the prime contractor for the $886 million program. The software specification review is the culmination of several analyses: the architecture; OPSCON (Operations Concept); segment, prime mission and interface requirements; and allocation to the software requirements specifications, interface requirements specifications and operational concept document.
02 Nov 10. Sectra will launch a new mobile phone for secure telephony, Sectra Tiger 7401, which is as simple and easy to use as a commercial mobile phone. It has the same flexibility as Sectra’s Tiger XS voice enqryptor and support for such features as satellite communication. The product will be put on show for the first time at Infosecurity.nl, the IT security trade show held on November 3-4 in the Netherlands.
Sectra’s products for secure telephony are used by decision-makers, agency and defense officials in 17 of Europe’s countries. Recently, the EU also put its faith in Sectra to provide all 27 heads of state with secure telephony using the Tiger system.
“Our new eavesdrop-secure mobile phone features the same high degree of safety and flexibility as our Tiger XS voice enqryptor, which is today’s de facto standard for secure telephony in the EU. The encryption systems in both products are compatible with each other, enabling our customers to deploy both solutions in the same organization and base their selection of product on the needs of the user,” says Michael Bertilsson, President of Sectra Communications.
03 Nov 10. Harris Corporation announced the general availability of a new version of its commercial Full-Motion Video Asset Management Engine (FAME™) that enables analysts to more quickly search and analyze metadata. The release of the FAME 3.1 solution expands upon previous versions by adding greatly enhanced enterprise-level services, which allow tools to be utilized concurrently across hundreds of systems. New tools include virtualization, a video exploitation proc