The US Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) has awarded Northrop Grumman a $100 million contract for a secure encryption program to process classified messaging traffic. “Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation has been awarded a maximum $99,900,00 contract for Programmable Inline Encryption Devices (PIEDs) to process classified messaging traffic via the Joint Battle Command-Platform (JBC-P) program,” the Defense Department said yesterday
Russian Sukhoi Su-34 will get the first batch of the Khibiny aircraft electronic countermeasures (ECM) system this month. The systems will be installed on the wingtips of Su-34s and will provide the jets with election countermeasures against radar systems, anti-aircraft missile systems and airborne early warning and control aircraft, Igor Nasenkov, the first deputy general director of the Radio-Electronic Technologies Concern (KRET) was quoted as saying by Ria Novosti Thursday
Selex ES has won a contract to deliver electronic warfare equipment for eight Lynx Mk21A aircraft used by the Brazilian Navy. Under the contract, which was received from prime contractor AgustaWestland, Selex will be responsible for the supply of Sage electronic support measure (ESM), in addition to its defensive aid suite (DAS) controller, and a third-party countermeasure dispensing system
Indian Microwave products manufacturer, Astra will form a joint venture with Isreals Rafael defense systems for production and supply of tactical radio communication, electronic warfare and signal intelligence systems. The venture will commence with an investment of $20 million (INR 133 crore) in the first two years
KRET, a division of Russias Rostec is offering an export version of Khibiny, its latest Electronic Warfare system that protects aircraft against guided missiles. Fighter jets equipped with Khibiny are invisible to the enemy, as the system creates a radio-electronic protective field around the aircraft, causing guided missiles to lose their target
General Dynamics C4 Systems recently received the Defense Mobile Classified Capability (DMCC) contract from the US National Security Agency (NSA). As part of the contract, General Dynamics will deliver up to 1,000 Samsung KNOX™-enabled Galaxy S4 smartphones provisioned with added GD Protected® software for the U
Lockheed Martin has won a $72 million contract to support the US Coast Guard's efforts to enforce maritime sovereignty and address at-sea threats through the National Security Cutter (NSC) program. Through this contract received from Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII), Lockheed Martin will provide the Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) system for the US Coast Guard's eighth National Security Cutter, the future USCGC Midgett
US Navy will be spending an estimated $681 million over the next ten years on the Tactical Data Links research and development program, Forecast International reported Tuesday. Tactical datalinks are communications systems that support the near real-time exchange of data
Radio-Electronic Technologies Concern (KRET) announced Wednesday that it has delivered new first batch of a three new Mi8-MTPR1 helicopter-mounted with electronic warfare system ('Richag-AV') to the Russian armed forces. It can be mounted on units from any branch of the armed forces, including helicopters and airplanes, as well as ground and ship-based forces
Thales announced today that it has been chosen to develop a single air traffic management system that will unify the separate systems used by the Royal Australian Air Force and Airservices Australia. According to the company press release, the system will replace Airservices Australian Advanced Air Traffic System (TAAATS) and the Department of Defenses Australian Defense Air Traffic System (ADATS), which are nearing the end of their service lives
Exelis has received a U.S
An Electronic Warfare (EW) suite developed by the state owned Defence Avionics Research Establishment (DARE), flew for the first time onboard the “Tejas-PV1 Light Combat Aircraft” today at Bengaluru. In addition to the Radar Warner, the EW suite is equipped with a jammer
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