Saab has received a contract worth SEK1.35 billion (US$ 153 million) from an unnamed customer for its Airborne Early Warning and Control system (AEW&C)
Northrop Grumman has been awarded multiple contracts worth $73 million by the US Department of Defense to provide Battlefield Airborne Communications Nodes and radars, respectively. The first contract is to upgrade and install Battlefield Airborne Communications Nodes on the US Air Force jet-propelled EQ-4B Global Hawk autonomous airborne system for $40 million
The Pentagon has awarded Canadian firm Canadian Commercial Corp. with a $49 million contract to provide Military Sealift Command Situational Awareness System program Electro-Optics Sensor system (MSC-EOS)
Northrop Grumman awarded a $99 million contract to provide hardware and technical support to integrate its Department of Navy Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures (DoN LAIRCM) on combat aircraft for the US Navy and Air Force. “Northrop Grumman Systems Corp
Saab has signed a framework agreement with Denmark and Norway under a joint procurement process for the supply of static and mobile camouflage systems to their armed forces. The agreements allow the two countries to place orders for camouflage systems over a four year contract period
Israeli defense electronics' Elbit Systems' US subsidiary has won a $50 million contract from the US Navy to provide the Helmet Display and Tracker System (HDTS) for the MH-60S fleet of helicopters. "Elbit Systems of America LLC
Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman and the US Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) recently completed initial integration for the US Army's Modular Active Protection System (MAPS) soft-kill demonstrator. Using Lockheed Martin's Open Architecture Processor and Northrop Grumman's sensor and countermeasure systems, the team completed initial integration in preparation for full system demonstrations on an M1 Abrams tank in 2017
Leonardo has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Hensoldt to jointly develop Mode-5 IFF (Identification Friend or Foe) solutions. The two companies, working together as “Team Skytale”, have already been selected as preferred bidder by the UK Ministry of Defence to upgrade IFF systems on more than 400 land, sea and air vehicles
The French ministry of defense has selected Engie Ineo and Airbus to deliver a high-availability communications network to control French Air Force's air operations. This eight-year contract signed with the French defence procurement agency (DGA) is part of the DESCARTES programme, the Airbus Defence And Space announced Monday
Finnish Defence Forces have demonstrated the High Data Rate Waveform (HDRWF) developed in the European ESSOR programme (European Secure Software defined Radio) in battlefield conditions and with a 15 radio node configuration. The activity was carried out using three different radio platforms from the three participating ESSOR Companies – Bittium, Leonardo and Thales, to demonstrate how the land forces of different European countries can communicate seamlessly with each other in joint operations, linking up via a common waveform regardless of the radio platforms they use
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is exploring a new fundamental approach, ‘A Mechanically Based Antenna (AMEBA) program, to make underwater wireless communication and data transfer a possibility. With this newly announced AMEBA effort, program manager Troy Olsson of DARPAs Microsystems Technology Office is betting on a little-exploited aspect of electromagnetic physics that could expand wireless communication and data transfer into undersea, underground, and other settings where such capabilities essentially have been absent, DARPA stated in a press release
The US Navy awards a $48 million worth contract to Virginia-based software firm Azure Summit Technology for the Common Chassis Signals Intelligence. This contract is to provide intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance capabilities to a broad spectrum of forward deployed Navy platforms, the US Department of Defense said in a press release Friday
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