Thales To Define Future Network-Centric Architecture

January 29, 2014 @ 04:17 PM

Thales has won a strategic study contract to define the overall system architecture for future network-centric operations by the French armed forces. The study known as ETO AGORA, will build operational scenarios using the various networks to be deployed by 2020–25 to define an interconnection model that ensures effective delivery of...

General Atomics, Northrop Grumman Demo Predator B/MQ-9 Reaper's Electronic Attack Capability

January 23, 2014 @ 01:46 PM

General Atomics and Northrop Grumman today announced the second successful demonstration of Predator B/MQ-9 Reaper's Electronic Attack capability featuring Northrop Grumman's new Pandora Electronic Warfare (EW) system at the U.S

BAE Systems Wins Enhanced Missile Warning System Contract

January 15, 2014 @ 02:58 PM

BAE Systems has won a $39 million contract for more than 300 third-generation (Gen3) systems from the US Army. This order coincides with the fielding of the Gen3 system that includes hostile fire indication to detect and evade small arms fire and new data recording capabilities for detailed post-mission analysis

Northrop Grumman Unveils Advanced Pulse Generation Technology

January 14, 2014 @ 07:32 AM

Northrop Grumman has finished testing on its Advanced Pulse Generator (APG), which represents the next technology evolution for its Combat Electromagnetic Environment Simulator (CEESIM) product. The APG utilizes high speed direct digital synthesizer (DDS) technology to generate radio frequency (RF) waveforms

Rockwell Collins' TacNet Tactical Radio Achieve Final NSA Certification

January 10, 2014 @ 12:09 PM

Rockwell Collins next generation TacNet Tactical Radio (TTR) has received final National Security Agency certification, clearing the way to bring essential situational awareness to all warfighters through the smallest form factor, standalone Link 16 terminal. “The TacNet Tactical Radio opens up Link 16 networked communications to a wide range of new...

Northrop Grumman Demos Virtual Air Refueling For USAF

December 3, 2013 @ 07:24 AM

Northrop Grumman has successfully conducted a high-fidelity virtual aerial refueling demonstration, networking geographically dispersed flight simulators and providing a realistic simulation of an air-to-air refueling process. The US Air Force Air Mobility Command has pursued integrating the separate systems used today for training pilots, air crews and boom operators to simulate an actual in-flight refueling mission as a way to maintain readiness and reduce costly live flights

Northrop Grumman Completes US Army Integrated Air and Missile Defense Demonstration

November 27, 2013 @ 07:34 AM

Northrop Grumman have successfully demonstrated a warfighter-focused, net-centric battle command system for integrated air and missile defense (IAMD). The US Army demonstration, conducted from Oct

Kongsberg To Supply Sea Protector Weapon Stations For Norwegian Combat Vessels

November 25, 2013 @ 08:13 AM

Kongsberg has won a contract to deliver Sea Protector remote weapon stations (RWS) for Royal Norwegian Navy's (RNoN) combat vessels. The Sea Protector is a remotely controlled, fully-stabilised sensor platform and weapon mount, designed to enhances the ability of the host vessel, supporting surveillance- and control missions

US Evaluates TCOM Aerostat Systems For Border Security

November 21, 2013 @ 11:57 AM

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is evaluating a number of TCOM aerostat systems to assess their airborne persistent surveillance capabilities for border patrol operations. TCOM has supplied 17M and 22M tactical class aerostats and 38M operational class aerostats to DHS for assessment in the Rio Grande Valley in Texas, according to Shephard

Cassidian To Modernize German Identification Systems With New IFF Standard

November 20, 2013 @ 04:32 PM

Cassidian has been selected by German Armed Forces in order to upgrade their identification systems to NATOs new “Mode 5” IFF standard. Germany is taking the pioneering role in the modernisation of all NATO identification systems, whose task is to differentiate between friendly and enemy aircraft and thus to reduce the risk of friendly fire

General Dynamics Wins New WIN-T Increment 3 Order

November 19, 2013 @ 07:52 AM

General Dynamics has received a contract from the U.S

Northrop Grumman Wins $36 Million Joint Tactical Ground Station Contract

November 14, 2013 @ 07:30 AM

Northrop Grumman has been awarded a pre-planned product improvement (P3I) contract for the Joint Tactical Ground Station (JTAGS) from the U.S