The new 50 Egyptian MiG-29 fighter jets ordered from Russia for more than $2 billion will be fitted with advanced infrared search and track (IRST) stations and electronic warfare pods. The MiG-29s will feature the latest OLS-UE IRST capable of detecting enemy aircraft and also acquire surface threats by getting their coordinates
Jamming and hacking with sophisticated deployment of electronic warfare equipment are major strengths of the Russian defense forces which could threaten NATO aircraft, GPS-guided weapons and soldiers on the ground. The Russian troops with its tanks, artillery and other heavy weapons with electronic warfare can outsmart the British army warfare tactics
Russias surveillance and eavesdropping equipment, Krasukha-4 deployed near Latakia in Syria hacked into Turkeys NATO-compatible radio-electronics mounted on helicopters, aircraft and ground vehicles to learn of the impending coup attempt against Turkish president Erdogan. Russia has deployed the Krasukha-4 electronic countermeasure system capable of targeting airborne radio-electronics and airborne systems guided by radar at Khmeimim in Syria's Northern Province of Latakia to counter NATO spying and to gather sensitive information for the Russian squadrons that are on an anti-terrorism mission in Syria
Exelis has won $25 million additional order to previously awarded contract to provide technical and engineering support toward the design, development, integration, test and operation of command and control, electronic warfare, communication and sensing systems. The contractor will be part of a team to provide tailored technical collection target planning and innovative technical collection plans
Exelis has won a $88 million contract to manufacture and deliver 48 defensive electronic countermeasures AN/ALQ-214(V)4/5 on-board jammer systems for the US Navys F/A-18C/D/EF aircraft. Work is expected to be completed in December 2018, US DoD said in a statement Friday
General Dynamics has won Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP) Block 1B3 upgrade contract for the US Navy. General Dynamics will deliver Block 1B3 system upgrades over the next five years
The US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) has selected BAE Systems to develop new electronic warfare system for the fleet of C-130J aircraft. The contract, worth more than $20 million, is the first phase of a multi-phase program to upgrade aircraft system survivability and the capability to detect, identify, locate, deny, degrade, disrupt and defeat threat systems in operational significant environments
China has launched a major military restructuring process, as part of a major overhaul of the armed forces announced by President Xi Jinping in November, state media said on Friday. At a ceremony on Thursday, Xi inaugurated a new general command unit for the army, a missile force and a strategic support force for People's Liberation Army (PLA), state news agency Xinhua said
Elbit Systems has won $70 million contract for the supply of Electronic Warfare systems to Israeli Air Force. The contract was awarded by the Directorate of Production and Procurement of the Israeli Ministry of Defense ("IMOD")
Elbit Systems has won a $26.5 million contract to supply commercial multi-spectral infrared countermeasures (C-MUSIC) systems to be implemented on-board a jet aircraft of an Asia-Pacific nation
BAE Systems has been selected by prime contractor Boeing to provide Electronic Warfare (EW) system for the U.S
United Instrument Manufacturing Corporation (UIMC) of Russia will provide secure communication systems for Chinese military airfields besides equipping Su-35 fighters meant for the Chinese Air Force with matching on-board equipment. It includes the NKVS-27 ground-based system and the Sukhoi-35 aircraft based S-108 communication system
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