Cisco Targets Pentagon with Webex for Defense

July 7, 2021 @ 08:14 AM

Cisco launched Webex for Defense, an all-in-one cloud-based collaboration service for the U.S

HENSOLDT, THEON Sensors to Supply Binocular Night Vision Goggles to Belgium, Germany

July 1, 2021 @ 03:51 PM

The European defense procurement organization, OCCAR has contracted a consortium of HENSOLDT and THEON Sensors for the production of Binocular Night Vision Goggles (BNVG) under the Night Vision Capability Programme. The contract includes 4,550 BNVGs for Belgium and 5,000 for the German Bundeswehr, as well as an option for another 20,000...

French, Netherlands Warships Carry out Cooperative Naval Watch Experiment

July 1, 2021 @ 04:26 AM

France and the Netherlands successfully carried out a joint experimentation at sea of ​​the cooperative naval watch (French acronym- VCN), a new capacity for establishing a tactical situation based on the exchange and fusion of raw information from radars of an air-sea force. Each VCN-equipped vessel can benefit from radar data...

U.S.M.C. Selects BAE Systems’ Wargaming and Analysis Center Prototype

June 30, 2021 @ 03:30 PM

BAE Systems said it has been selected as prime contractor for the remainder of the second phase of a U.S

Netherlands MoD to Install Locally-made Encryption Module into Elbit Radios

June 29, 2021 @ 07:52 AM

The Netherlands Ministry of Defense (MoD) signed a contract with Dutch firm Technolution to provide an encryption module for fixing into tactical radios bought from Elbit Systems. Secure communications are essential for military personnel in the field

Airbus to Monitor Vessels within U.K. Exclusive Economic Zone

June 28, 2021 @ 10:37 AM

The UK Royal Navy has awarded a 12 month contract extension to Airbus covering the continued provision of satellite-based maritime surveillance services for the Joint Maritime Security Centre (JMSC). The contract follows the successful completion of a proof of concept phase, and will ensure the continued monitoring of areas of interest in UK waters to protect UK sovereign borders from suspicious vessel activity

Pentagon Announces Artificial Intelligence and Data Acceleration Initiative

June 23, 2021 @ 04:47 AM

The Pentagon launched Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Data Acceleration (ADA) initiative, goal of which is to rapidly advance data and AI dependent concepts, like joint all-domain command and control. Speaking virtually to the opening of the Defense Department's Artificial Intelligence Symposium and Tech Exchange earlier today, Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen H

Northrop Grumman Flight Tests Digital Wideband AESA Sensor

June 22, 2021 @ 05:55 PM

Northrop Grumman has successfully flight demonstrated its new ‘Terracotta sensor – a digital open mission systems (OMS)-compliant wideband active electronically scanned array (AESA). Terracottas nearly 200 wideband digital channels can be molded cooperatively or segmented for unique purposes, including electronic warfare, airborne early warning radar, active and passive sensing, and communications

Israel Aerospace to Manufacture 69 'WatchGuard' Mobile Radars for German Army

June 19, 2021 @ 02:00 PM

The German Army has placed an order for 69 WatchGuard tactical mobile radar systems manufactured by Israel Aerospace Industries Elta Systems subsidiary and ESG Elektroniksystem - und Logistik-GmbH. The agreement, which is worth €36 million, was signed between ESG and The Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw),