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Japan's Mitsubishi Electric to Supply Air Defence Radars to Philippines for $100

August 28, 2020 @ 06:41 PM

Mitsubishi Electric has signed a $100 million contract with the Philippines to deliver four air defence radars to warn against approaching enemy aircraft and missiles. This is the first export of a newly made “complete” defense product since Japan's arms trade ban was eased in 2014, Japans ministry of defence announced...

Israeli Elbit Awarded Air-to-Air Training systems Contract, Probably by India

August 17, 2020 @ 05:29 PM

Israeli Elbit Systems announced today that it was awarded a contract valued at approximately $27 million to supply air-to-air combat training systems for the Navy of a South Asian Country. The contract will be performed over a two-year period, to be followed by three years of availability-based maintenance

German Air Force Eurofighter Jets Demo Future Combat Air System Networking

August 8, 2020 @ 09:46 AM

Interconnectivity between remote carriers and Eurofighter Typhoons has been successfully proven for the first time during a live exercise. During the recent German Air Force Timber Express exercise over Northern Germany and the North Sea, the Airbus Defence and Space remote carrier technology in a multi-data link environment was demonstrated with...

French Armed Forces Receives First Light Surveillance Aircraft

August 5, 2020 @ 04:46 PM

The French Ministry of the Armed Forces receives its first light surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft (ALSR) capable of carrying out intelligence missions with a small logistical footprint and great ease of deployment. The DGA received the first light surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft on July 31, 2020

S Korean KF-X Jet’s AESA Radar to Match Performance of F-35 Radar...

August 5, 2020 @ 08:45 AM

A prototype of the Active Electronically Scanning Array (AESA) radar locally developed in South Korea for the countrys upcoming KF-X fighter jet is due to be unveiled later this month. Wang Jung-hong, chief of South Korean Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA), revealed in an interview with Korea Herald yesterday

USAF F-35 Jet Demos Joint All-Domain Operations Ability

August 3, 2020 @ 06:58 PM

The F-35 Jet demonstrated an ability for interoperability across the battlespace during a recent Orange Flag Evaluation (OFE) with the US Army and Air Force. The exercise near Edwards Air Force Base, California, demonstrated the ability to integrate F-35 Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) track data with the US Armys Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System (IBCS)

BAE Systems Completes Acquisition of Military GPS Business

August 1, 2020 @ 10:28 AM

BAE Systems on Friday said it completed acquisition of the Collins Aerospace Military Global Positioning System (GPS) business from Raytheon Technologies Corporation. As announced in January, this asset purchase is a unique opportunity to acquire a high-quality, technology-based business that augments the existing BAE Systems Electronic Systems portfolio through the addition of GPS anti-jamming and anti-spoofing technology that enables navigation and guidance for a range of defense missions, the company said in a

Turkey’s ASELSAN Bags $93M Export Order for Anti-tank Missile System, Others

July 29, 2020 @ 05:07 PM

Turkish firm ASELSAN has bagged an export order worth $93.3 million for the supply of several battlefield systems including command and control, anti-tank missile launcher, remote-controlled weapon station, radio links, inertial navigation and gunshot detection devices

Thales’ Radar to Detect Stealth Targets, Drone Swarms Enters Production

July 28, 2020 @ 04:56 PM

The first ‘Ground Fire radar is now in production at the Thales Limours site in Essonne to equip, among others, the French Air Force's New Generation Medium Range Surface-to-Air System (SAMP/T NG). Designed to simultaneously detect and track a wide range of stealth targets, drone swarms and to prevent coordinated saturation attacks, the Ground Fire has an air defence missile guidance capability to intercept high-maneuvering or ballistic targets

Raytheon Delivers First SPY-6 Radar Array to US Navy's Newest Destroyer

July 21, 2020 @ 01:18 PM

Raytheon Missiles & Defense delivered the first AN/SPY-6(V)1 radar array for installation on the future USS Jack H. Lucas (DDG 125), the U

Raytheon Wins $126M to Build Enterprise Air Surveillance Radars for US Navy

July 18, 2020 @ 06:37 AM

The Pentagon on Friday said Raytheon won $125.88 million for Enterprise Air Surveillance Radar (EASR) low rate initial production (LRIP)

Netherlands Navy Orders 8 Thales Radars

July 16, 2020 @ 01:51 PM

The Royal Netherlands Navy placed an order for eight radars with Thales Group on Thursday. The first NS100 surveillance radar will update the radar currently fitted on HNLMS Rotterdam Landing Platform Dock (LPD), the company said in a release

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