Turkish defense contractor Aselsan and Qatari military tech firm Barzan Holding on Monday signed a partnership agreement for technology transfer on the sidelines of the Doha International Maritime Defence Exhibition and Conference (DIMDEX 2018). The partnership deal -- "BARQ," meaning lightning in Arabic -- is particularly aimed at producing Aselsan's "Stabilized Advanced Remote Weapon System" and electro-optical reconnaissance and surveillance systems, Anadolu agency reports
SCD, an Israeli firm jointly owned by Elbit Systems and Rafael, has completed its acquisition of US company Quantum Imaging, business newspaper
Saab and Avioniq Awareness Sweden AB are teaming to jointly promote Avioniqs threat evaluation system, Rattlesnake, with Saabs offering of Air and Airborne Command and Control Systems. Saabs range of products for Air and Airborne Command and Control, including 9Air and 9Airborne, are the fully scalable systems of preference to take Air Warfare information superiority to a higher level, providing superior tactical capabilities and outstanding operational support, control for all missions, air forces and operations
The Japanese Police has accused a Chinese exchange student of illegally exporting an infrared night-vision camera to a firm in Hong Kong which he purchased from an on-line auction site. The Tokyo-based exchange student, 22, purchased the US-made FLIR Star Safire III camera on an internet auction site
Israels CONTROP Technologies has received a contract to provide an unspecified number of iSea-40HD maritime Electro Optical-Infra Red (EO/IR) payloads to the Vietnamese Navy. This is a follow-on order of a previous order made three (3) years ago
Leonardo has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Hanwha Systems of South to jointly provide avionics and mission systems for the Republic of Koreas defence aviation projects and other international customers. The agreement will initially see the two companies working together to develop and deliver targeting systems
Chinese scientists have reportedly tested a new military radar device that can generate powerful terahertz radiation capable of tracking concealed weapons in a crowd from hundreds of metres away. According to a report by
BAE Systems has developed a low cost, lightweight, flexible cockpit solution that can block dangerous laser light, protecting pilots and flight crew from hostile attacks. Using a novel approach, the technique is selective in the way it prevents laser transmission, meaning a high level of natural light can still pass through the canopy with minimal colour distortion
The Advanced Off-Board Electronic Warfare (AOEW) system, developed by Lockheed Martin, passed Preliminary Design Review on schedule. The AOEW system will provide MH-60 helicopters with enhanced electronic warfare surveillance and countermeasure capabilities against anti-ship missile (ASM) threats
Raytheon won more than $33 million for a second generation, infrared detection and identification battlefield target locator. "Raytheon Co
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has started to test its new system, Counter Improvised Explosive Device and Mine Suite (CIMS) mobile system that can identify, locate and destroy improvised explosive devices and mines before troops even reach them. CIMS that was created by Elta, one of IAIs subsidiaries, can detect both surface and underground IEDs, mines and roadside bombs
The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded Phase 1 agreements for its Mobile Force Protection (MFP) program to three firms to develop real-time protection of ground and maritime convoys by advancing technology to quickly neutralize hostile unmanned aircraft systems. MFP project will be led by to three teams - Dynetics, Inc
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