US Arms Find East-European Market After Russia’s Crimean Conflict

October 11, 2014 @ 10:08 AM

Eastern European nations such as Romania, Poland and Bulgaria have increased arms imports, mostly from the US to counter possible Russian aggression. The Ukraine crisis has left Russias neighbors vulnerable and have all announced plans to buy aircraft, electronic warfare systems and missiles from Western countries

Boeing Tests Satellite Communications Antenna Underdevelopment For UAE

October 10, 2014 @ 02:25 PM

Boeing has completed environmental and performance qualification testing on the aircraft satellite communications antenna system it is developing for multipurpose satellite operator Al Yah Satellite Company (Yahsat) of the United Arab Emirates. The system has passed customer-witnessed acceptance testing, and its required data transfer rate has been validated in over-the-air...

BAE Systems Develops Innovative Hardware Solution To Host Software From Multiple Technology...

October 9, 2014 @ 10:17 AM

HMS OCEAN has become the first Royal Navy warship to be operationally deployed with new state of the art computing equipment, known as Shared Infrastructure, demonstrating a step-change in ship technology, according to BAE Systems. Developed by engineers at BAE Systems in collaboration with the Ministry of Defences (MOD) Maritime Combat...

General Dynamics Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions Uses Carbon Black To Detect Data Breaches

October 8, 2014 @ 12:09 PM

General Dynamics Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions announced it is using Carbon Black as a key component of its incident response solution to help customers rapidly detect and remediate data breaches. Bit9® + Carbon Black® is the leader in endpoint threat prevention, detection and response

China Issues Enhanced Info Security Guidelines

October 8, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

China's central military authority has reportedly “issued guidelines to enhance management of military information and severely crack down on illegal online activities involving military affairs”. According to PLA Daily, a military newspaper, the circular was issued by the Central Military Commission (CMC) to strengthen military information security of the Chinese People's...

Roboteam To Showcase Portable Command Control System TacSA At AUSA 2014

October 7, 2014 @ 10:06 AM

Roboteam will launch its new portable command and control system with the capability of all-user; real-time ISR feed sharing at the upcoming AUSA 2014, the company stated Monday. The system can stream up to 4 video channels simultaneously, providing a complete live picture of the operational area in a server-less system using a distributed network with no single point of failure

RT LTA Systems To Unveil Skystar 400 Aerostat At AUSA 2014

October 7, 2014 @ 10:02 AM

RT LTA Systems will introduce its Skystar 400 aerostat for use in intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, and communications applications at the upcoming AUSA exhibition at Washington D.C from October 13 to 18, the company said in a press release Monday

Thales Denies Bribery Allegations In S. Africa Arms Scandal

October 3, 2014 @ 02:38 PM

Thales has denied allegations that fixer Ajay Sooklal facilitated a R500 000 a year bribe for President Jacob Zuma and arranged perks for him when he faced corruption charges linked to the arms deal, according to

Czech Military To Issue Tender For Anti-Aircraft Radar System

October 1, 2014 @ 02:19 PM

The Czech Defence Ministry has announced plans to acquire a new anti-aircraft radar system to replace obsolete Soviet-era equipment, according to Radio Prague. The ministry will reportedly pursue the acquisition independently, abandoning plans to develop a new air defence radar system together with Poland, Hungary and Slovakia

BAE Systems Acquires Signal Innovations Group

October 1, 2014 @ 01:34 PM

BAE Systems has successfully completed its acquisition of Signal Innovations Group, Inc. (SIG), a provider of imaging technologies and analytics to the U

Indian Govt Okays BEL, Thales JV Company

September 30, 2014 @ 01:14 PM

India defence Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) and Thales announce that the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India, has approved the incorporation of their joint venture company, BEL-THALES Systems Limited, in late August this year. This joint venture (JV) Company will primarily focus on the design, development, marketing, supply and support of civilian and select defence radars for India and the global markets