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Raytheon Completes First Testing of Lower Tier Air-Missile Defense Sensor

March 17, 2020 @ 12:06 PM

Raytheon today announced the completion of the first round of testing of the first partially populated radar antenna array for the U.S

Northrop Demos Mobile, Mini-AESA radar to Track Drones

March 12, 2020 @ 08:48 AM

Northrop Grumman Corporation has demonstrated its mobile Highly Adaptable Multi-Mission Radar (HAMMR) system against a target drone to the US Army at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. During the successful live fire demonstration, Northrop Grumman used the HAMMR system, mounted on a High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (Humvee) as an Integrated...

Thai Army Selects Israeli HarTech’s Wargaming System

March 11, 2020 @ 02:47 AM

Israel based HarTech Technologies and its Thai partner M-Landarch have been selected to provide a Wargaming Solution to the Royal Thai Army. The team led by HarTech Technologies was awarded the US$8

Lockheed Wins $155M Moroccan Apache M-TADS/PNVS Contract

March 7, 2020 @ 07:29 AM

Lockheed Martin has won a contract $155 million for Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor System (M-TADS/PNVS) systems for the Apache attack helicopter in support of the Moroccan government. The Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M-TADS/PNVS) is a long-range, precision engagement and pilotage solution for day,...

USAF Awards Northrop $262M F-16 AESA Radar Deal

February 29, 2020 @ 10:37 AM

The United States Air Force has contracted Northrop Grumman to supply Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radars for its fleet of F-16 fighter jets for $262.3 million

France Selects Rheinmetall to supply Airbus A400M Cargo Hold Simulators

February 29, 2020 @ 09:02 AM

Rheinmetall has been chosen to supply Airbus A400M cargo hold simulators for Frances Cargo Training Centre near Toulouse. Having successfully passed the on-site acceptance test, the French armed forces' new cargo hold simulator for the Airbus A400M transport plane officially entered service on 31 January 2020

First Radar Antenna for US Army’s LTAMDS to defeat Hypersonic Threats Built...

February 22, 2020 @ 07:45 AM

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

USAF U-2 "Dragon lady" Planes Field Updated EO Sensors

February 19, 2020 @ 08:22 AM

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

LONGBOW awarded US Army's Apache Fire Control Radar Support Contract

February 19, 2020 @ 07:56 AM

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

Germany to Modernize Army’s NH90 Flight Simulators

February 17, 2020 @ 11:38 AM

Helicopter Flight Training Systems (HFTS) has entered into an agreement to modernize flight simulators for the German Army Aviation Corps NH90 helicopters. HFTS is a consortium in which Airbus Helicopter, CAE, Rheinmetall and Thales each hold an equal share

S Korea, UK to Launch Research Project on Traveling Wave Tube Amplifier

February 12, 2020 @ 09:08 AM

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

USAF Awards Honeywell $3.52B GPS Inertial Navigation Contract

February 8, 2020 @ 01:44 PM

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

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