Raytheon has been awarded two contracts worth US$600 million from the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency to develop data automation, analytics and artificial intelligence capabilities for the NGA Janus program. The contracts go toward the Elevation Content and Precise Imagery programs, which are part of NGA's Janus initiative to give greater interchangeability between agency partners with access to NGA data and imagery
Leonardo has teamed up with the South Korea (SK)-based LIG Nex1 to bid together to carry out IFF (Identification Friend or Foe) upgrade to the latest ‘Mode 5 standard on aircraft operated by the SK Armed Forces. IFF is central to military operations as it allows armed forces to recognise friends and identify potential hostiles
Five major radar early warning systems for anti-missile operations, space attack and defense, joint theater operations, ocean warfare and global surveillance and combat were unveiled at the Airshow China 2018 today. The China Electronics Technology Group Corporation (CETC) which developed the systems said that the radars will provide users with overall detection and perception solutions
China will unveil an active phased array airborne early warning (AEW) radar which it calls the “Silk Road Eye” at the 2018 China Airshow or Zhuhai Airshow next week. Developed by the 14th Institute of China Electronics Technology Group Corporation (CETC), the radar will be mounted on the KJ-2000 early warning aircraft based on an IL-76 design
BAE Systems has won a $72 million contract to deliver air traffic control and landing systems services to United States Navy ships and facilities. These systems help escort pilots to safe landings on aircraft carriers and other ships and at land facilities, through various weather conditions, US Department of Defense said in a statement Thursday
A new joint venture, Rheinmetall - Rohde & Schwarz - Military IT and Communications Solutions GmbH (RRS-MITCOS) has set up to meet the German militarys requirement for integrated operational and communications systems. The new company will bid for the Germanys ground forces digitization programme worth several billion euros
The United Kingdoms Ministry of Defense is set to receive an additional £1 billion for anti-submarine warfare and cyber capabilities and Dreadnought program. “I will today provide an additional £1bn to the MOD to cover the remainder of this year and next……to boost our cyber capabilities……and our anti-submarine warfare capacity……and to maintain the pace of the Dreadnought programme to ensure Continuous At Sea Deterrence,” Philip Hammond, Chancellor of the Exchequer said during his Budget presentation speech at the UK Houses of the Parliament Monday
Saab has received an order from the United States Government for X-band Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) technology. The AESA technology has its base in fighter applications, a release from Saab said without specifying the nature of application for which the technology was purchased by the US
Zala Aero, a Kalashnikov Group subsidiary, has demonstrated a satellite navigation signal suppression for for drones at the Interpolytex-2018 security exhibition in Moscow. "The compact module is placed under an unmanned aerial vehicles wing and suppresses signals of satellite navigation systems within a radius of up to 5km, and also blocks the operation of all devices that use satellite navigational systems for navigation," a Kalashnikov statement said
Saab has upgraded its Sea Giraffe naval radar by introducing a Hypersonic Detection Mode (HDM), a capability for detecting and tracking targets travelling at hypersonic speeds. Due to the radar horizon, naval vessels face limited time to act against low flying missiles travelling at great speed
Thales today announced a 4D AESA (Active Electronically Scanned Array) air and surface surveillance radar, the NS50 for naval platforms. With the NS50, Thales aims to bring the benefits of 4D AESA radar to naval vessels where 2D radars are the standard, a Thales release said
Elta, a unit of Israeli Aerospace Industries may have won a prized contract to supply Multimode Fire Control Radars for Indias Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) ‘Tejas fighter jet. The company, in an October 16 press release announced a “$55-million contract for Multimode Airborne ELM-2032 Fire Control Radars to be installed on newly produced advanced combat aircraft of an Asian country
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