Thales, alongside Dassault Aviation and Safran, has been awarded a contract by the French defence procurement agency (DGA) to develop the future onboard sensors and communication systems that will equip the F4 standard of the Rafale omni-role combat aircraft. In particular, Thales will prepare for the introduction of the CONTACT radio; secure, intelligent communications server technology; and a Syracuse IV satellite communications capability
Northrop Grumman has demonstrated advanced vehicle Active Protection System (APS) technologies against Anti-Tank Guided Munitions (ATGMs) during the US Armys Tank Automotive Research Development Engineering Center (TARDEC) sponsored Soft-kill Rodeo in Huntsville between October 5-31. The “Rodeo” was developed to demonstrate and test soft-kill capability against real world threats
An unclassified report released by the US Defense Intelligence Agency says that China has made advancement in weapon technologies in recent years, worrying Pentagon as it has already surpassed its rivals from the defense industry. A Pentagon assessment released Tuesday has pointed out that as a result of Beijings domestic laws forcing foreign partners to divulge technical secrets in exchange for access to China's vast market, it is now at the leading edge on a range of technologies, AFP reports
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Saab has signed a contract with Vard Group AS to provide its communications system for the Norwegian Coast Guard project P6615. Saab will provide the Norwegian Coast Guards three newly ordered vessels with Saabs complete Integrated Communication System, TactiCall, consisting of both internal and external communication
Leonardo DRS has won a $80 million contract to equip the United States Armys M1A2 Sep v2 and Marine Corps M1A1 main battle tanks (MBTs) with additional Trophy active protection systems (APS). This brings the total funded value of the program to over $200 million and will equip several more brigades with Abrams Trophy, the company said in a statement Tuesday
The Russian home-grown SNAR-10 M1 self-propelled portable antitank radar has entered the service with troops of Central Military District under state defence order. The SNAR-10 M1 is designed for reconnaissance of moving ground, air and surface targets
L-3 Technologies has been tasked by the United States Navy with manufacturing and supporting the Hawklink AN/SRQ-4 secure communications system. The company will be expected to manufacture, test, deliver, manage and support the common data link, which allows the MH-60R Seahawk helicopter to communicate with Arleigh Burke-class destroyers, Ticonderoga-class cruisers and Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigates, UPI reported Tuesday
The United States Army has selected KBR Inc. as the prime contractor for its $12
RADA announced that following the recent announcement by General Dynamics of Army Requirements Oversight Council (AROC) decision, Phase II of the Iron Fist Light (IFL) Active Protection System (APS) for the Bradley Fighting Vehicle is moving forward. The project is a joint venture between General Dynamics subsidiary, General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems, together with Israel Military Industries (IMI), which was recently acquired by Elbit Systems
Elbit Systems of America LLC has won a contract to provide the Two Color Laser System (TCLS) for the Multi-Spectral Targeting System from the Raytheon Company. TCLS is a production component within the electro-optical surveillance system for multiple military airborne platforms, including the next-generation targeting systems onboard unmanned aerial vehicles, the company said in a statement Thursday
Lockheed Martin has won a $28 million United States (US) Navy contract for AEGIS Combat System Support. The contract includes AEGIS Baseline 9 Integration and Delivery, TI-08 CG Upgrade, AEGIS Baseline 9 Capability Development, Capability Improvements, Baseline 9 Sea Based Non-Cooperative Target Recognition Development and Radar Engineering, US Department of Defense said in a statement Wednesday
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