German Naval Troops Begin Training With NH90 Helicopter Simulator

December 17, 2019 @ 10:56 AM

The ground personnel of the German Navy have begun all-round training on the usage of NH90 Sea Lion helicopter with Rheinmetall having delivered the simulators in June 2019. "Thanks to advanced simulation technology from Rheinmetall, ground personnel of the German Navys new NH90 NTH Sea Lion helicopter are already able to...

Czech Republic to Replace Russian Radars with Israeli 3D Mobile Air Defense...

December 13, 2019 @ 10:32 AM

Czech Republic has entered into an agreement with Israel for the acquisition of eight units of 3D mobile air defense radars (MADR) for CZK 3.5 billion ($153

Leidos Nets $6.52B to Sustain Pentagon's Information Network

December 11, 2019 @ 05:58 AM

Leidos has been awarded a contract whose value is pegged at $6.52 billion for Global Solutions Management – Operations (GSM-O) II, which provides support services for the operation, defense, and sustainment of the Department of Defense Information Network/Defense Information System Network

USMC To Get Saab Ground, Air defence Radar

December 9, 2019 @ 05:27 PM

Saab has won a contract valued $31.9 million to supply components and subsystems for US Marine Corps' Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar (G/ATOR), which has the US designation AN/TPS-80

Lockheed to Equip Spanish F-110 Frigates with Solid State Radars

December 6, 2019 @ 02:33 PM

Lockheed Martin has signed a contract with Spain's Navantia to equip five new F-110 multimission frigates with naval solid state S-band radar. In addition, Navantia's land-based test site (Centro de Integración de Sistemas en Tierra or CIST) will also be receiving the system

Saab to Perform Mid-life Upgrade of German Combat Vehicle Simulators

December 4, 2019 @ 10:01 AM

Germany has awarded Saab a contract worth $19 million (180 MSEK) for a mid-life upgrade programme of the Armys AGDUS combat vehicle simulators. The German Armys AGDUS BT 46 system will be upgraded to the latest generation technology

Raytheon Develops Dismounted Soldier Training Simulator

December 4, 2019 @ 03:29 AM

Raytheon unveiled its new Synthetic Training Environment Soldier Virtual Trainer (STE SVT) at I/ITSEC modeling, simulation and training event in Orlando, Florida, USA. The STE SVT simulator uses virtual reality to train squads of soldiers in multiple scenarios while using real and virtual weapons, the company said in a

Damen, VSTEP JV to Establish Marine Simulation Research Lab

December 3, 2019 @ 10:37 AM

Damen Shipyards Group and VSTEP have set up a joint venture to establish a laboratory to explore innovative new simulation solutions. The aim of the partnership is to develop software that will extend the capabilities of VSTEPs existing NAUTIS Maritime Simulation platform into engineering applications and so open up new research and development possibilities for Damens numerous R&D programmes

Saab to Maintain German Army's simulation training equipment

December 2, 2019 @ 10:03 AM

Saab has signed a contract valued 870 MSEK ($91 million) to support the German Army with the operation of their Combat Training Centre Gefechtsübungszentrum Heer (GÜZ). The scope of work consists of the management and maintenance of all live simulation training equipment, communication infrastructure and the exercise control centre

Saab Installs S-Rig Gripen Simulator In Brazil

November 26, 2019 @ 06:49 AM

Saab inaugurated the S-Rig (Systems Rig) Gripen simulator at the Gripen Design and Development Network (GDDN) in Gavião Peixoto, São Paulo State, Brazil on November 25. According to the company, it is the first Gripen development simulator installed outside of Sweden

Japan Orders Lockheed Solid State Radar SPY-7 Sets for Aegis Ashore

November 22, 2019 @ 09:08 AM

The Japanese Ministry of Defense has ordered two Solid State Radar (SSR) antenna sets for Tokyos Aegis Ashore Ballistic Missile Defense system. “Lockheed Martin and its trading partner in Japan recently contracted with the Japanese Ministry of Defense to produce two Solid State Radar (SSR) antenna sets for Aegis Ashore Japan,” the company said in a

Northrop Delivers 500th AESA Radar for F-35 fighter

November 8, 2019 @ 08:20 AM

Northrop Grumman has delivered its 500th AN/APG-81 active electronically scanned array (AESA) fire control radar for the F-35 Lightning II. The AN/APG-81 radar has long-range active and passive air-to-air and air-to-ground modes that support different missions