HENSOLDT Develops Multifunctional Jammer Combining AI, AESA and 3D Printing Tech

October 7, 2021 @ 11:23 AM

Combining artificial intelligence, digitisation, Active Electronically Scanning Array (AESA) and 3D printing technologies, HENSOLDT has developed a multi-function jamming system (jammer) called 'Kalaetron Attack.' The jammer can actively jam enemy radars in an extremely wide frequency band, but can also be used passively as a reconnaissance sensor

Thales Unveils Ground Observer 20 Radar that can Detect Micro-UAVs and Small...

October 7, 2021 @ 08:23 AM

Thales has unveiled a new ground-based multi-mission radar with simultaneous ground and low-level air surveillance, providing early UAV detection, in particular of micro-drones. The Ground Observer 20 Multi-Mission (GO20 MM) is a single mode multi-mission radar for continuous 360° 3D detection, tracking and automatic classification of the full threat spectrum

Norway’s Ritek to Perform Vehicle Integrateion of Thales Ground Master 200 Radars

September 23, 2021 @ 08:58 AM

Norwegian mechanical engineering company Ritek has agreed to perform vehicle integration of Ground Master 200 multi-mission compact radars (GM200 MM/C) under an agreement signed with Thales. The Norwegian Defence Material Agency (NDMA) signed an agreement with the Netherlands Defence Material Organisation (DMO) for the five counter-battery radars in May 2021

Thales Radars for French Navy’s Surveillance Aircraft

September 21, 2021 @ 05:14 AM

Dassault Aviation has awarded Thales a contract to provide its SEARCHMASTER surveillance radar and the mission navigation system for the AVSIMAR programme to renew the French Navy's fleet of maritime surveillance aircraft. The programme includes the acquisition of 12 Falcon 2000 ALBATROS aircraft to replace eight Falcon 50 M and five...

Airbus, Alstom to Provide Rail Transport Cybersecurity

September 9, 2021 @ 07:12 AM

Airbus CyberSecurity and Alstom signed a worldwide cooperation agreement focussing on rail transport cybersecurity. The partnership will allow the partners to provide rail operators with solutions and services combining Alstoms solutions and expertise in rail transport with Airbus CyberSecuritys services and expertise in ensuring the security of industrial information systems

Rafael’s AI-enhanced Next Generation Combat Vehicle Suite, SEA BREAKER System to Debut...

September 7, 2021 @ 05:38 AM

Israeli firm Rafael announced today it will showcase Next Generation Combat Vehicle Suite (NGCV-S) and the recently unveiled SEA BREAKER maritime system at the DSEI Exhibition in London. NGCV-S transforms any combat vehicle into a connected, well protected, optionally manned, lethal defense system

DARPA Hands Over Novel AESA Radar System to US Air Force Research...

September 2, 2021 @ 09:43 AM

The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has transitioned to the US Air Force Research Laboratory its ACT-IV novel multifunction AESA system that can simultaneously perform radar, electronic warfare (EW), and communications functions. The first-of-its-kind sensor system developed under the Arrays at Commercial Timescales – Integration and Validation (ACT-IV) program has transitioned to the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) for continued advancement

Northrop Delivers AESA-based Multifunction Array to DARPA and AFRL

August 31, 2021 @ 02:07 PM

Northrop Grumman delivered the Arrays at Commercial Timescales Integration and Validation (ACT-IV) system to the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). The system is based on an advanced digital active electronically scanned array (AESA) that completed multiple successful demonstrations and acceptance testing at Northrop Grumman test facilities

Iraq Seeks Turkish Bayraktar Drones, T129 Helicopter, EW Systems

August 30, 2021 @ 10:31 AM

Iraq is eyeing Bayraktar TB2 combat drones, T129 helicopters and Electronic Warfare (EW) systems manufactured by Turkey. Iraqs Defense Minister Juma Anad Saadoun said on Iraqi television that the country had “reached a consensus” with Turkey concerning the purchase of Bayraktar TB2 drones