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...

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

Israel’s Elbit Unveils New Airborne EW Training and Simulation System

February 8, 2020 @ 07:46 AM

Elbit Systems has launched its new Aircrew Mobile Simulation and Training Field (AMSTF), an Electronic Warfare (EW) system enabling Training and Simulation (T&S) for pilots against EW threats. Housed in a standard mobile container, the

BAE Systems Wins US Navy's Radio Communication & C5ISR Contracts

February 5, 2020 @ 07:58 AM

The US Navy's Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) has contracted BAE Systems to provide radio systems for naval ships and a seperate contract to provide logistics and engineering solutions for C5ISR systems on all present surface ships and related shore sites. Under the first contract worth $212 million, the...

German Bundeswehr to get Puma IFV Laser Duel Simulators

February 5, 2020 @ 06:49 AM

Rheinmetall has won an order potentially worth €142 million to supply the German Bundeswehr with AGDUS duel simulators for their Puma Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFVs). At the end of 2019, Rheinmetall received orders to this effect from the consortium responsible for the Puma for the AGDUS duel simulator, which had in...

Pakistan Army Gets New EW, Ground Surveillance Radar Facility

January 25, 2020 @ 07:01 AM

The Pakistan Army has set up new laboratories to test indigenously developed electronic warfare equipment and ground surveillance radars (GSRs) at National Radio Telecommunication Corporation (NRTC), Haripur. On Friday, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa inaugurated the facility established to evaluate the military hardware designed for the Armed Forces of Pakistan

Indonesia to buy Leonardo’s RAT 31 Air Defence Radar

January 21, 2020 @ 11:31 AM

Leonardo has signed a contract with Indonesian company PT Len Industri (Persero) to provide a RAT 31 DL/M radar system for the Indonesian Air Force (IAF). The IAF will operate the radar to strengthen the air defence system of the Republic of Indonesia

Air National Guard F-16s Get Northrop’s Fifth-Gen AESA Radars

January 10, 2020 @ 08:00 AM

The F-16 fighters of Air National Guards are the first to receive Northrop Grummans AN/APG-83 SABR fifth-generation Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radars. “The US Air Force has completed installation of Northrop Grumman Corporations AN/APG-83 SABR radars on Air National Guard F-16s at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, to meet a US Northern Command Joint Emergent Operational Need (JEON) for homeland defense,” Northrop said in a

Raytheon Wins $250M for Additional SPY-6 Radars for US Navy Destroyers

December 23, 2019 @ 03:53 PM

Raytheon will build two additional shipsets of SPY-6 next generation, integrated air and missile defense radars for the US Navy's DDG-51 Flight III destroyers under a $250 million contract. "The company is now contracted to deliver a total of nine radar shipsets to DDG-51 Flight III destroyers," Raytheon said in a statement Friday

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 start training

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