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U.K. Royal Navy Orders Saab Digital Towers

February 24, 2021 @ 01:02 PM

Saab has signed a contract with the U.K

IAI, Matrix to Establish an AI Development Center for Automated Target Detection

February 23, 2021 @ 06:27 AM

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and Matrix Defense said Monday that they have established a joint Artificial Intelligence (AI)-development center. The two companies will co-develop AI, machine learning (ML) and Big Data-driven solutions to be integrated into IAIs satellite and space systems, defense and attack systems, missiles, homing heads, electro-optical payloads, and...

Naval Group Launches Research Lab to Advance Humans’ Interaction with Autonomous Systems

February 23, 2021 @ 06:07 AM

A new International Research Laboratory (IRL) being launched by Naval Group on Monday will focus on humans-autonomous agents teaming: an area of research at the interface of artificial intelligence, computer science, engineering, technology, human factors and psychology. The French Australian Laboratory for Humans-Autonomous Agents Teaming, shortened to CROSSING, is a collaboration...

L3Harris Technologies Launches Next Generation Power Amplifier at IDEX-2021

February 22, 2021 @ 06:46 AM

L3Harris Technologies today introduced a next generation, software-defined power amplifier at the International Defence Exhibition & Conference (IDEX) 2021 in Abu Dhabi February 21-25. The L3Harris RF-410 Next Generation Power Amplifier (NGPA) maximizes mission flexibility and enhances tactical agility by eliminating the need for multiple power amplifiers

Israel’s Camero-Tech Launches Xaver System to Detect Live Objects Behind Walls

February 19, 2021 @ 05:30 AM

Israeli company Camero-Tech has launched Xaver LR80 (XLR80) system, which enables detection of live objects behind walls, at distances of over 100 meters. “For the first time, military forces, law enforcement agencies and first responders are able to detect live objects beyond the wall from a long range of over 100...

Thales, Airbus to Upgrade France's Joint Electronic Warfare Capabilities

February 11, 2021 @ 10:17 AM

The French defence procurement agency (DGA) today awarded Thales and Airbus a contract for the new joint tactical signals intelligence (SIGINT) system to upgrade the French forces' critical signals monitoring, direction finding and spectrum analysis capabilities. The 10-year contract will equip the three armed forces with a common information system and set of sensors and is designated a high-impact programme (PEM1), alongside CONTACT and SCORPION, under France's defence spending plan

North Korea Stole $304 Million in Cryptocurrency Exchange Hack: UN report

February 10, 2021 @ 11:22 AM

State-sponsored North Korean hackers stole some $304 million worth of cryptocurrencies through cyber-attacks in mid-2020, a confidential UN report said.

S.Korea to Develop Long-Range Air Defense Radar

February 8, 2021 @ 05:56 AM

South Koreas Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) has launched a project to develop an indigenous long-range air defense radar. DAPA said it has signed a four-year development project valued 46 billion won ($41 million) with LIG Nex1

France Orders €160 Million Tactical Intelligence System from Airbus, Thales

February 6, 2021 @ 04:54 AM

The French Armament Directorate (DGA) has ordered the first tactical joint intelligence system of electromagnetic origin (ROEM) from Thales and Airbus. The tactical ROEM joint system will be used by the 54th Signal Regiment, the Army's electronic support regiment, on Scorpion vehicles to replace the various tactical ROEM capabilities currently in use, a DGA release said February 5

Grene Robotics, BEL to Develop first-of-its-kind Air Defence Tech for India

February 6, 2021 @ 04:04 AM

Grene Robotics has signed an MoU with Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) to jointly develop Autonomous MANPAD Data Link (ADML) system, a first-of-its-kind air defence solution that brings isolated MANPAD operators into a networked environment. Mr Rajasekhar M V, Director (R&D), said, “AMDL is a state-of-the-art data link system, which exploits AI to provide a comprehensive air defence solution

BEL Delivers Transmit/Receive Modules for Indian Rafale Jet’s RBE2 Radar

February 3, 2021 @ 10:47 AM

As part of Thales Offsets commitments under the Rafale India contract, and in line with the Make in India policy, Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) has manufactured T/R (transmit/receive) modules for the RBE2 radar on the Dassault Aviation Rafale and delivered them to Thales. Thales has provided transfer of technology and production, and associated training for BEL engineers in France

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