Lockheed Martin and ThalesRaytheonSystems will provide NATO with a Territorial Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) command and control capability (C2). ThalesRaytheonSystems will be the prime contractor and system integrator the defense solution, while Lockheed Martin is developing the ballistic missile defense planning capability through its Defense Design System (DDS), the company said in a statement Thursday
Airbus is extending its advanced data analytics tool in the aviation community to the defense market with the launch of SmartForce. SmartForce suite of services to be launched by Airbus Defence and Space together with Airbus Helicopters will enable military operators to exploit the data gathered by their aircraft to enhance operational safety, boost mission availability and reduce maintenance support costs
Rockwell Collins and DRS are collaborating to bring Joint Secure Air Combat Training System (JSAS) to the prime contractor teams bidding for the U.K
The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Australia of equipment associated with the integration of the CEAFAR 2 Phased Array Radar System with the AEGIS Combat System for an estimated cost of $185 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale Wednesday
MBDA has integrated anti-drone and traditional air defense capabilities on its Licorne pocket air defense command and control (C2) systems. Licorne is a lightweight C2 solution with the ability to co-ordinate very short range air defence (VSHORAD) systems, such as those of the Mistral family
The Defence Secretary of UK Gavin Williamson announced Sunday the countrys plan to invest up to £80 million in a new computer system to boost the RAFs speed and accuracy in protecting the skies. Known as Project Guardian, the new Air Command and Control System will support the continued early detection and rapid response to potential hostile or suspect aircraft that pose a threat to UK sovereignty, be that terrorists or state-based actors
Rheinmetall has won a contract worth multi-million euros to install state-of-the-art sensor and advanced command and control technology to protect a new naval port for an international customer. The installation of sensors and advanced command and control technology will protect the equipment from unauthorized access, damage and sabotage
The government of Poland has signed a Letter of Offer and Acceptance (LOA) with the US government to purchase Northrop Grummans Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) Battle Command System (IBCS). The LOA allows the US government to start contracting with Northrop Grumman for production and delivery of IBCS that enables Polands modernized air defense capabilities
The US Air Force has awarded RUAG Aviation to provide guidance and control systems on Sidewinder missiles for F-5, a single-seat twin-engined supersonic fighter aircraft, announced Tuesday by the Department of Defense. The deal worth $25
Israeli defense electronics company Elbit Systems today announced a $65 million contract by an Asian-Pacific country to provide a Search and Rescue (SAR) solution connecting its army, navy and air force. Under the contract, the Israeli company will install Airborne Locator Systems (ALS) and Emergency Locator Transmitters (ELTs) onboard various mission aircraft and helicopters in use by the customer's Air Force, Army and Navy, and will also supply thousands of Personal Survival Radio (PSR) systems
The US defense contractors have been awarded multiple contracts by the US Navy to provide Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Intelligence, or C4I, software applications, the Department of Defense announced Friday. The companies tapped to provide the Navy with C4I software include Forward Slope Inc
Russia has integrated electronic warfare capabilities into its conventional warfare assets to achieve spectacular results in real battle scenarios such as in Syria, a leading expert on the Kremlins armed forces said Monday. Roger McDermott, a senior research fellow in war studies at Kings College London cited their recent response to a drone swarm attack on a Russian air base and naval facility in Syria, he said, “all were brought down” by conventional air defense or jamming using electronic warfare tools
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