Australia to Get Boeing Next-gen Battle-space Communications Ahead of Schedule

December 19, 2017 @ 02:31 AM

Australian Defense Forces has received next-generation battle-space communication ahead of schedule from Boeing Defense Australia (BDA). The $650 million project, LAND 2072 Phase 2B, will deliver voice, data and video services, allowing for secure communication between deployed Australian land forces and headquarters, Minister of Australian Defense Industry, Christopher Pyne said in...

Thales Acquires European SIM Manufacturer Gemalto

December 18, 2017 @ 10:59 AM

Thales has bought European SIM manufacturer Gemalto bettering 46-euro share bid by another French firm Atos. The aerospace giant paid 51 euros ($60) a share for Gemalto, a premium of 57 percent over the closing price on December 8, Thales said in a statement Sunday

General Dynamics Awarded $198 Million Digital Modular Radio Manufacturing Contract

December 14, 2017 @ 03:52 AM

General Dynamics has won $198 million contract for the continued procurement, manufacturing, testing and delivery of AN/USC-61(C) digital modular radio (DMR) systems. The contract also includes high frequency distribution amplifier group components, spares for both systems, and engineering services to support their continued fielding and maintenance plans, US department of defense...

Peru to Acquire SIGINT Equipment for Fokker 50 aircraft for $25 Million

December 9, 2017 @ 02:13 PM

Peru will acquire signals intelligence (SIGINT) equipment for its Fokker 50 aircraft for an estimated $25 million. The government has asked companies interested in bidding to submit technical-economic proposals by December 26

Boeing Wins $87 Million USAF Combat Survivor Evader Locator Support Contract

December 9, 2017 @ 07:55 AM

Boeing has been awarded $87 million contract for the combat survivor evader locator (CSEL) contractor logistics support. Work is expected to be complete by Dec

South Korea, Denmark to Test ‘Maritime Cloud’ Safety and Communication System

November 18, 2017 @ 04:45 PM

South Korea and Denmark will test a maritime safety and communication system on the shores of South Korean city of Busan. The Denmarks Maritime Authority along with South Koreas ministry of oceans and fisheries will conduct the test, Yonhap reported Saturday

DRS Tech Wins $90 Million for Production of Submarine Sonar Systems

September 22, 2017 @ 05:34 AM

DRS Laurel Technologies is being awarded a $90 million modification contract for the development, integration, and production of technology insertion hardware (TIH). TIH is the latest generation of display, processor, and network requirements for combat control and sonar systems for naval submarines

Rheinmetall Creates JV With Rohde & Schwarz To Bid For Germany’s Digitization...

September 18, 2017 @ 01:09 PM

Rheinmetall have signed an agreement with Rohde & Schwarz to create a joint venture in order to bid together for Germanys two major mobile tactical communications and network programs. Rheinmetall- Rohde & Schwarz joint venture which is still pending anti-trust approval, will be bidding for two Bundeswehr procurement programmes: MoTaKo (Mobile Taktische Kommunikation) or mobile tactical communication), and MoTIV (Mobiler Taktischer Informationsverbund) or mobile tactical information network

Saab Wins Maintenance Contract For Swedish Armed Forces’ Telecommunications Net

September 15, 2017 @ 02:24 PM

Saab has signed a contract for maintenance of the Swedish Armed Forces telecommunications net for 2017-2018. The contract is signed with the Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV) and concerns the maintenance of the Swedish Armed Forces telecommunications net, as well as planning, installation, and operational start-up

Rockwell Collins Delivers Anti-Jam GPS Receiver To USAF Special Ops Command

August 25, 2017 @ 12:15 PM

Rockwell Collins has delivered the latest generation Digital GPS Anti-Jam Receiver (DIGAR) airborne anti-jam and anti-spoofing technology to the US Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC). The enhanced solution provides airborne anti-jam capability with over 10,000 times improved jamming resistance over the previous model, the company announced Thursday

India's ITI Competing To Bag $1 billion Army Contract To Deliver Communication

August 24, 2017 @ 02:48 PM

State owned Indian Telephone Industries (ITI) is competing with BEL and RailTel to bag a 7,000-crore ($1 billion) contract from Indian army for delivering and maintaining its strategic communication network for 13-year duration. The equipment and warranty are provided as part of the project for five years and maintain the network for eight years, said S

Kalashnikov To Begin Production Of Combat Module Using Neural Network Technologies

August 21, 2017 @ 12:04 PM

The Kalashnikov Concern is likely to begin serial production of a new combat module using NeuroNet by next year, TASS reports. NeuroNet is an artificial neural networks, which allows the module to identify targets, learn and make decisions on its own