Iran has installed locally-made radar and other equipment in Mirage F1 warplanes flown to the country by Iraqi pilots during the 1991 US invasion of Iraq. “We have overcome the aircrafts previous shortcomings in the area of radar surveillance capability with our radars,” Iran Air Force Deputy Commander Brigadier General Amir Vahedi was quoted as saying by
South Korea and Britain are set to launch a research project on traveling wave tube amplifier (TWTA) for defense application following a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between Seouls the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) and Britain's Defense and Security Organisation (DSO). Signed yesterday in Seoul, the MoU seeks joint research and development in technologies that can be applied to new weapons systems, a DAPA release said
The US Air Force has awarded Honeywell $3.52 billion for Embedded GPS Inertial Navigation System Modernization (EGI/EGI-M) follow-on production and sustainment
The US Navy's Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) has contracted BAE Systems to provide radio systems for naval ships and a seperate contract to provide logistics and engineering solutions for C5ISR systems on all present surface ships and related shore sites. Under the first contract worth $212 million, the company will integrate and sustain the naval ships' critical communication systems
Raytheon was awarded a $403M System Demonstration Test Articles (SDTA) contract with the U.S
The Pakistan Army has set up new laboratories to test indigenously developed electronic warfare equipment and ground surveillance radars (GSRs) at National Radio Telecommunication Corporation (NRTC), Haripur. On Friday, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa inaugurated the facility established to evaluate the military hardware designed for the Armed Forces of Pakistan
Leonardo has signed a contract with Indonesian company PT Len Industri (Persero) to provide a RAT 31 DL/M radar system for the Indonesian Air Force (IAF). The IAF will operate the radar to strengthen the air defence system of the Republic of Indonesia
A massive cyber-attack against Mitsubishi Electric has compromised e-mail exchanges between the Japanese MoD, the Nuclear Regulation Authority as well as documents related to projects with private firms, railway operators, communications and car manufacturers. Mitsubishi said Monday in reports quoted in the Japanese media that no “highly sensitive” information related to defense had been compromised in the cyber-attack
The F-16 fighters of Air National Guards are the first to receive Northrop Grummans AN/APG-83 SABR fifth-generation Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radars. “The US Air Force has completed installation of Northrop Grumman Corporations AN/APG-83 SABR radars on Air National Guard F-16s at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, to meet a US Northern Command Joint Emergent Operational Need (JEON) for homeland defense,” Northrop said in a
Raytheon will build two additional shipsets of SPY-6 next generation, integrated air and missile defense radars for the US Navy's DDG-51 Flight III destroyers under a $250 million contract. "The company is now contracted to deliver a total of nine radar shipsets to DDG-51 Flight III destroyers," Raytheon said in a statement Friday
The first Eurofighter jet equipped with Captor E-Scan Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar made its first flight at the Flight Test Centre of Leonardo Aircraft Division in Turin-Caselle, on Monday. "On the 23rd December 2019 at the Flight Test Centre of Leonardo Aircraft Division in Turin-Caselle, the first Instrumented Series Production Aircraft (ISPA 6) equipped with the Kuwait Air Force configuration has successfully completed its first flight," Eurofighter announced
Leonardo's new Osprey 50 Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar equipped on a B200 King Air has completed its first flight test in the UK. The new radar is a larger-aperture variant of Leonardo's Osprey surveillance radar
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