The US State Department has approved Foreign Military Sale of 700 Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System (AFATDS) software license copies and related equipment to Jordan for an estimated $300 million. “The Government of Jordan had requested to buy up to seven hundred (700) Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System (AFATDS) software license copies with a tailored, international ballistic kernel,” Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) said in a
Russia is planning the combat deployment of its new Rezonans-N radar that can spot hypersonic missiles next month. “The radar will enter service no sooner than mid-March 2020,” Ivan Nazarenko, CEO of Rezonans Research Center, was quoted as saying by
The export of military-grade cybersoftware and manufacturing technologies used to build semiconductor parts for weapons will be controlled, in order to curb proliferation of military tech into China, North Korea and Iran. The United States, Russia, Japan, India, Britain and South Korea are among the 42 member states of Wassenaar Arrangement on Export Controls for Conventional Arms and Dual-Use Goods and Technologies (WA) who agreed to bring the export restrictions in place in December, Kyodo News reported citing its sources
Raytheon has announced that it has finished building the first radar antenna array for the US Army's Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Sensor, a next-generation radar that will defeat advanced threats like hypersonic weapons. The newly built primary array, similar in size to the Patriot radar array, will provide more than twice its performance, the company said in a
New rules on confidentially will be introduced in the Chinese military to guard against cyber-attacks largely originating from the United States. President Xi Jinping, who is also chairman of the Central Military Commission, recently signed an order to publish the new military confidentiality regulation, which will come into force on March 1, the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Daily reported on Wednesday
The latest variant of Senior Year Electro-Optical Reconnaissance System (SYERS) sensor, the SYERS-2C, has been fitted on US Air Force's fleet of U-2 ultra-high altitude reconnaissance aircraft. "The US Air Force, Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies, and Lockheed Martin Skunk Works recently completed flight testing and deployment of the latest variant of the Collins Aerospace Senior Year Electro-Optical Reconnaissance System (SYERS) sensor, SYERS-2C, on the U-2," Lockheed Martin said in a statement Tuesday
The US Army recently awarded LONGBOW, a joint venture of Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman Corporation a contract to provide post production support services for the AH-64 Apache helicopter AN/APG-78 LONGBOW Fire Control Radar (FCR) to international customers. The five-year sustainment indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract valued up to $235
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
Tests of Russia’s S-500 Launcher in Final Stage
L3-Harris, Raytheon Net $1B for Anti-Jam SATCOM Software
Indonesia to Order 79 Additional Russian BT-3F Armored Vehicles
Raytheon Bags S.Korea’s RAM Guided Missile Deal
Turkish Drone Strike Destroys Syrian Army’s Pantsir-S1 Air Defense System
Chinese Military Docs Develop Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Vaccine
China Replaces Russian Engine in J-10C Jet With Locally-made WS-10 Taihang
Syria Destroys 6 Turkish Combat Drones, Turkish F-16s Down 2 Syrian Su-24
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