The US Navy completed the first successful guided flight test of Raytheon's ESSM Block 2 intermediate-range, surface-to-air missile. The ESSM Block 2 missile features a new guidance system with dual mode active and semi-active radar
NASA awarded Raytheon's Intelligence, Information and Services business with $59 million for additional work on NOAA's Joint Polar Satellite System Common Ground System project, required to launch America's next polar satellite, JPSS-2, in 2021. The project recently completed the critical design review for the work, and compatibility testing between the satellite and ground system will begin in early 2020
Elbit Systems commences global marketing of the Hermes 900 StarLiner, its new Medium Altitude Long Endurance (MALE) Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), according to a press release dated July 12. The UAS features adverse weather capabilities and is fully compliant with NATOs Standardization Agreement (STANAG) 4671, qualifying it to be safely integrated into civilian airspace and fly in the same environment with manned aircraft
Following the Intergovernmental Agreement signed between France and Ukraine on 8 June, Airbus Helicopters has signed a contract with the Ukrainian Ministry of Interior for the purchase of 55 civil helicopters. The 55 aircraft include 21 repurposed H225s, and 10 brand new H145s and 24 H125 for search and rescue (SAR), public services, and emergency medical service (EMS) missions in the country
Rockwell Collins and DRS are collaborating to bring Joint Secure Air Combat Training System (JSAS) to the prime contractor teams bidding for the U.K
At Farnborough Air Show 2018, Leonardo will unveil a new Electronic Warfare (EW) communications intelligence (COMINT) product, called ‘Spider for the eight Radio Frequency (RF) antennas contained within the system. Spider is able to intercept and analyse enemy communications in real time
Leonardo will unveil the latest in its portfolio of electronically-scanning (E-Scan) radars, the Grifo-E at Farnborough Air Show 2018 to be held this month. The Grifo-E is the evolution of the well-received Grifo (M-scan) fire control radar for fighter aircraft, which has seen more than 450 units flying with six air forces
Battelle Memorial Institute, MRIGlobal, and Southwest Research Institute have each been awarded a maximum $28 billion multiple award research and development contract for the competed Pool 3 unrestricted full and open chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) labs for Defense Technical Information Center. The location of performance is not known at this time and will be cited on individual delivery orders
India has rejected a United States delegation's demand that it should not buy the S-400 air defence system from Russia in view of Washington's Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA). "We have told the US Congress delegation [that visited India] that this is US law and not a UN law," The Tribune reported quoting Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharman Friday
Lockheed Martin and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) recently performed a series of flight tests demonstrating how a system of systems (SoS) approach enables seamless – and rapid – integration across air, space, land, sea and cyber in contested environments. The demonstrations held at the Naval Air Warfare Center in China Lake, California, were part of a five year DARPA program called System of Systems Integration Technology and Experimentation (SoSITE)
Indian airports in New Delhi and Mumbai will soon get semi-robotic aircraft towing vehicle system, ‘Taxibot manufactured by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI). Israel Aerospace Industries has signed an agreement with India's KSU for operation of the aircraft towing system at the airports in New Delhi and Mumbai and will be delivered to the airports in two stages,
Seven North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Allies signed a Letter of Intent on Multinational Cooperation for the Provision of Maritime Battle Decisive Munitions (MBDM) in Brussels during the NATO Summit (11 and 12 July 2018). The plan covers a broad range of munition types, including surface-to-air and surface-to-surface missiles, torpedoes, and gun shells, NATO said in a press statement Wednesday
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