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Turkey's Defense Agency Starts Drone-based Electronic Warfare Project

March 26, 2021 @ 11:24 AM

Turkeys Presidency of Defense Industries (SSB) has launched a new project to equip drones with electronic warfare (EW) capabilities. The Stand-Off-Jammer/Remote Jammer project named IHA SOJ was announced by SSB during a defense industry event held recently,

Thales, Airbus to Upgrade France's Joint Electronic Warfare Capabilities

February 11, 2021 @ 10:17 AM

The French defence procurement agency (DGA) today awarded Thales and Airbus a contract for the new joint tactical signals intelligence (SIGINT) system to upgrade the French forces' critical signals monitoring, direction finding and spectrum analysis capabilities. The 10-year contract will equip the three armed forces with a common information system and...

France Orders €160 Million Tactical Intelligence System from Airbus, Thales

February 6, 2021 @ 04:54 AM

The French Armament Directorate (DGA) has ordered the first tactical joint intelligence system of electromagnetic origin (ROEM) from Thales and Airbus. The tactical ROEM joint system will be used by the 54th Signal Regiment, the Army's electronic support regiment, on Scorpion vehicles to replace the various tactical ROEM capabilities currently in...

Thales to Provide First Theatre-Level Deployable Defence Cloud to NATO

January 25, 2021 @ 09:40 AM

NATO has selected Thales to provide the first certified defence cloud solution that can be deployed in the theatre of operations in less than 24 hours. The defence cloud developed by Thales enables the forces to analyse and share data in real time from the command centre to the theatre of...

Russia’s $42M EW System did not Work in Nagorno-Karabakh: Armenian PM Complains...

December 9, 2020 @ 09:36 AM

A Russian-made “Repellent” Electronic Warfare (EW) System deployed by Armenia to defend the skies over Nagorno-Karabakh simply did not work, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said during a radio address on Tuesday. While he did not mention the EW system by name not its origin, Armenia had purchased a Russian-made “Repellent” EW system in 2017

Russian firm Developing Ammunition to Outsmart Electronic Countermeasures

December 3, 2020 @ 04:49 AM

Russias Techmash has developed a new software for ammunition to enable it to hit targets in conditions of electronic warfare. The main feature of the complex is a new electronic protection system, which allows obtaining detailed information about targets in conditions of active interference with varying intensity

Rheinmetall to Develop Laser Source Demonstrator for Bundeswehr

November 26, 2020 @ 01:22 PM

The German procurement authorities have awarded Rheinmetall a contract to develop a key future laser weapon system component. At the end of the second quarter of 2020, the Federal Office for Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support, or BAAINBw, contracted with Rheinmetall Waffe Munition GmbH to fabricate a laser source demonstrator

Leonardo, RAF Demo Massive Electronic Attack Using Drone Swarms

October 7, 2020 @ 04:46 PM

Leonardo and the Royal Air Forces Rapid Capabilities Office (RCO) have conducted a live trial of a massive electronic attack using a drone swarm. During the demo, a number of small, remotely-piloted aircraft equipped with Leonardos electronic warfare jamming technology were used to confuse and overwhelm trial radars simulating enemy air defence systems

Next Gen Electronic Attack Jammer Marks First Flight Abroad EA-18G Growler Jet...

August 24, 2020 @ 04:37 PM

The US Navy's Next Generation Jammer Mid-Band (NGJ-MB) flew on an EA-18G Growler – its first flight test on the aircraft on August 7. Built by Raytheon Intelligence & Space (RI&S), the NGJ-MB is an advanced electronic attack system that denies, disrupts and degrades enemy technology, including communication tools and air-defense systems

US C-130J Aircraft to Get Electronic Warfare Capabilities

July 29, 2020 @ 04:42 PM

Northrop Grumman has been selected to provide the prime mission equipment for the Sierra Nevada Corporation-led AC/MC-130J Radio Frequency Countermeasure (RFCM) program. On July 1, Sierra Nevada was awarded $700 million to supply RFCM systems to be integrated onto AC/MC-130J aircraft operated by the U

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