CAE USA to Support USAF Pilot Training Transformation Initiative

August 17, 2020 @ 03:34 PM

CAE USA has been awarded a contract from the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) to support the U.S

German Air Force Eurofighter Jets Demo Future Combat Air System Networking

August 8, 2020 @ 09:46 AM

Interconnectivity between remote carriers and Eurofighter Typhoons has been successfully proven for the first time during a live exercise. During the recent German Air Force Timber Express exercise over Northern Germany and the North Sea, the Airbus Defence and Space remote carrier technology in a multi-data link environment was demonstrated with...

French Armed Forces Receives First Light Surveillance Aircraft

August 5, 2020 @ 04:46 PM

The French Ministry of the Armed Forces receives its first light surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft (ALSR) capable of carrying out intelligence missions with a small logistical footprint and great ease of deployment. The DGA received the first light surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft on July 31, 2020

S Korean KF-X Jet’s AESA Radar to Match Performance of F-35 Radar...

August 5, 2020 @ 08:45 AM

A prototype of the Active Electronically Scanning Array (AESA) radar locally developed in South Korea for the countrys upcoming KF-X fighter jet is due to be unveiled later this month. Wang Jung-hong, chief of South Korean Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA), revealed in an interview with Korea Herald yesterday

USAF F-35 Jet Demos Joint All-Domain Operations Ability

August 3, 2020 @ 06:58 PM

The F-35 Jet demonstrated an ability for interoperability across the battlespace during a recent Orange Flag Evaluation (OFE) with the US Army and Air Force. The exercise near Edwards Air Force Base, California, demonstrated the ability to integrate F-35 Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) track data with the US Armys Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System (IBCS)

BAE Systems Completes Acquisition of Military GPS Business

August 1, 2020 @ 10:28 AM

BAE Systems on Friday said it completed acquisition of the Collins Aerospace Military Global Positioning System (GPS) business from Raytheon Technologies Corporation. As announced in January, this asset purchase is a unique opportunity to acquire a high-quality, technology-based business that augments the existing BAE Systems Electronic Systems portfolio through the addition of GPS anti-jamming and anti-spoofing technology that enables navigation and guidance for a range of defense missions, the company said in a

Turkey’s ASELSAN Bags $93M Export Order for Anti-tank Missile System, Others

July 29, 2020 @ 05:07 PM

Turkish firm ASELSAN has bagged an export order worth $93.3 million for the supply of several battlefield systems including command and control, anti-tank missile launcher, remote-controlled weapon station, radio links, inertial navigation and gunshot detection devices

US C-130J Aircraft to Get Electronic Warfare Capabilities

July 29, 2020 @ 04:42 PM

Northrop Grumman has been selected to provide the prime mission equipment for the Sierra Nevada Corporation-led AC/MC-130J Radio Frequency Countermeasure (RFCM) program. On July 1, Sierra Nevada was awarded $700 million to supply RFCM systems to be integrated onto AC/MC-130J aircraft operated by the U

Thales’ Radar to Detect Stealth Targets, Drone Swarms Enters Production

July 28, 2020 @ 04:56 PM

The first ‘Ground Fire radar is now in production at the Thales Limours site in Essonne to equip, among others, the French Air Force's New Generation Medium Range Surface-to-Air System (SAMP/T NG). Designed to simultaneously detect and track a wide range of stealth targets, drone swarms and to prevent coordinated saturation attacks, the Ground Fire has an air defence missile guidance capability to intercept high-maneuvering or ballistic targets