Gilat To Display Mission Critical UAV Connectivity At AUVSI 2015

May 4, 2015 @ 02:05 PM

Gilat Satellite Networks announced today it will display Low SWAP BlackRay terminals for Unmanned Vehicles at AUVSI's Unmanned Systems 2015 event at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, USA from May 5 to7. BlackRay terminals enable connectivity for long-endurance flights while maximizing payload weight

Saab Wins $165 Million Danish Ceros 200 Tracking System Contract

April 15, 2015 @ 02:52 PM

Saab announced today that it has won $165 million (SEK 145 million ) contract to supply tracking system Ceros 200 to the Danish Knud Rasmussen-class patrol vessels. The tracking system Ceros 200 is part of a fire control system, whose task is to detect, monitor and combat threats

Northrop Grumman Opens New Cyber Centre In UK

April 14, 2015 @ 03:06 PM

Northrop Grumman announced Tuesday that it has opened new cyber facility in Gloucestershire that delivers innovative advanced cyber solutions to customers in the UK and other locations in Europe. The focus will be on developing capabilities in big data and smart data analytics, network defence, secure mobility, biometrics, high speed...

Kongsberg To Upgrade Norway’s NASAMS

April 10, 2015 @ 03:51 PM

Kongsberg announced today that has signed a contract worth 168 MNOK ($19 Million) to supply communications equipment and integrate this into Norways NASAMS air defence system. This includes equipment for secure IP communications between all elements in NASAMS

Exelis To Support NASA's Orion Exploration Flight-Test Communications

April 9, 2015 @ 03:18 PM

Exelis announced in its press release on Thursday that it has successfully provided communications support to NASA's Orion Exploration Flight Test-1 (EFT-1) Mission. The EFT-1 Mission is the first orbital test flight of the NASA Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle, which is a spacecraft intended to carry a crew of astronauts...

Tactical Communications Group Wins Oman Air Force’ Datalink System Contract

April 7, 2015 @ 09:24 AM

Tactical Communications Group (TCG) announced today that it has successfully deployed data link hardware and software components to support data link operational and training needs for Link 16 interoperability with national and coalition forces for the Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO). TCG delivered a Ground Support System (GSS), based on TCG's Ground Tactical Data Link System (GTS), with four distributed remote tactical display workstations providing Oman with Tactical Situation Awareness, Target, Track, Point, Friendly Participating Unit emulation and message generation on a Link 16 network

General Dyamics High Speed Encryptor Gets ‘top secret’ NSA Certification

April 6, 2015 @ 08:35 PM

General Dynamics Mission Systems' new TACLANE in-line network encryptor is now certified by the National Security Agency (NSA) to secure information at the Top Secret level and below. The NSA certification authorizes U

Exelis Demonstrates Network Technology Capabilities

March 31, 2015 @ 03:57 PM

Exelis announced today that it has successfully demonstrated a network deployment based on new capability enhancements to the Single Channel Ground and Airborne Radio System (SINCGARS). The new technology enhancements provide greater networking capability for SINCGARS tactical radios with more than 580,000 delivered to date

Exelis Wins US On-The-Move Network Distribution Contract

February 24, 2015 @ 08:17 AM

Exelis has a won a $7.6 million Global Network on the Move-Active Distribution (GNOMAD) systems contract from ADS on behalf of US Department of Defense and Defense Logistics Agencys (DLA) support program, the company said in a statement Tuesday

Thales Connects Two French Army Simulation Centers With Simulated Helicopters

February 5, 2015 @ 05:35 AM

Thales simulation system has connected the two French Army simulation centers located more than 150 km apart to operate as a network, with a total of 12 simulated helicopters interacting in the same tactical scenario. The simulation centres involved were at Phalsbourg (1st Combat Helicopter Regiment) and Etain (3rd Combat Helicopter Regiment) in Eastern France, according to Thales press release on February 4

Lockheed Martin Sets Up New Radio Terminal Development Facility To Assist MUOS...

December 16, 2014 @ 08:24 AM

Lockheed Martin announced today that it has set up a new radio terminal development and certification facility to help the US Navy´s Mobile User Objective System (MUOS). MUOS is expected to achieve global communications coverage next year

Malware 'Inception' Targets Diplomats, Government Organizations in Russia

December 12, 2014 @ 12:57 PM

Researchers at Blue Coat Labs in California have discovered a malware what they call ‘Inception which first targeted diplomats and government organizations in Russia and later spread to other countries. “A previously undocumented attack framework” is being used to launch highly targeted attacks to gain access to, and extract confidential information from, victims computers, according to Blue Coat