Elbit Wins $127M Tactical Radios Contract from India

May 28, 2019 @ 08:33 AM

Israeli defense firm, Elbit Systems announced yesterday that it has been awarded a $127 million contract to supply vehicular tactical radio systems to the “Army of a country in South Asia,” believed to be India. Elbit did not mention to which country the tactical radios will be sold to but the...

China to Network Land, Sea Borders with High Tech Surveillance System

May 24, 2019 @ 05:24 AM

Chinese China North Industries Group Corp Ltd (NORINCO) is building a new frontier and coastline surveillance system with high level accuracy to identify human and other targets using the home-developed BeiDou Satellite Navigation System, or BDS, at its core. Called BeiDou+ Land and Maritime Defense and Control System (BLMDCS), the system...

RAF to use Leonardo’s ‘BriteCloud55’ Expendable Active Decoy

May 23, 2019 @ 02:26 PM

Leonardo has been contracted by the UK Ministry of Defence to support a series of trials in which the ‘BriteCloud 55 Expendable Active Decoy (EAD) will be deployed for operations with the Royal Air Force (RAF)s fleet of Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft. The first trial with Typhoon took place in April in...

Lockheed Martin Orders Saab Sea Giraffe AMB Radars for Canadian Ships

April 6, 2019 @ 02:31 PM

Saab has received an order from Lockheed Martin for delivery of Sea Giraffe AMB naval radars supporting the Royal Canadian Navys new Joint Support Ships. Lockheed Martin Canada, selected by prime contractor Seaspans Vancouver Shipyards Co

Thales Develops New 4D AESA Radar

March 20, 2019 @ 04:14 PM

Thales has developed a new radar named “Ground Master 200 Multi Mission” to the family of 4D Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radars. According to the company, the Ground Master 200 establishes tracks faster and keeps them locked for longer, thus maximising time on target

GA-ASI, Sankhya Collab To Support SeaGuardian RPAS Program For India

March 4, 2019 @ 06:11 PM

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) and Sankhya Infotech Limited will collaborate to explore Simulation Training and related efforts in support of the SeaGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) program for India

India Displays Locally-made AESA Radar for Tejas Jet at Aero India 2019

February 20, 2019 @ 11:40 AM

Indias Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) has displayed an Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar meant for the Tejas light combat aircraft (LCA) of which some 100 have been ordered by the Indian Air Force. The radar is a fully functional prototype developed by DRDOs Electronics and Radar Establishment (ELRDE)

Ukrainian EW Radar Helped Israel Destroy Iranian Pantsir Air Defence in Syria

February 5, 2019 @ 01:32 PM

A Ukrainian-made Kolchuga-M passive radar system helped Israel locate and destroy Russian Pantsir air defence system deployed by Iran in Syria. The targeted defensive systems included Tor surface-to-air missile system, a Pantsir-S surface-to-air missile systems, an S-75 surface-to-air missile system, and a JY-28 radar, Uawire reported Monday

India Likely to Purchase 2 Israeli Phalcon AWACS for $800M

January 31, 2019 @ 08:02 AM

India is eyeing to purchase 2 Phalcon airborne warning and control systems (AWACS) in a deal that is valued at $800 million (INR 5,600 crore) from Israel. The AWACS will be mounted on Russian Ilyushin-76 heavy-lift aircraft

Northrop Grumman Demos Active Protection Against Anti-Tank Guided Munitions

January 17, 2019 @ 10:04 AM

Northrop Grumman has demonstrated advanced vehicle Active Protection System (APS) technologies against Anti-Tank Guided Munitions (ATGMs) during the US Armys Tank Automotive Research Development Engineering Center (TARDEC) sponsored Soft-kill Rodeo in Huntsville between October 5-31. The “Rodeo” was developed to demonstrate and test soft-kill capability against real world threats

Iron Fist Light Armor On Bradley Fighting Vehicle Advances to Phase II

January 7, 2019 @ 06:32 PM

RADA announced that following the recent announcement by General Dynamics of Army Requirements Oversight Council (AROC) decision, Phase II of the Iron Fist Light (IFL) Active Protection System (APS) for the Bradley Fighting Vehicle is moving forward. The project is a joint venture between General Dynamics subsidiary, General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems, together with Israel Military Industries (IMI), which was recently acquired by Elbit Systems

Elbit Systems To Supply Two Color Laser System for Raytheon's Multi-spectral Targeting...

January 4, 2019 @ 11:44 AM

Elbit Systems of America LLC has won a contract to provide the Two Color Laser System (TCLS) for the Multi-Spectral Targeting System from the Raytheon Company. TCLS is a production component within the electro-optical surveillance system for multiple military airborne platforms, including the next-generation targeting systems onboard unmanned aerial vehicles, the company said in a statement Thursday