Cassidian has been selected by German Armed Forces in order to upgrade their identification systems to NATOs new “Mode 5” IFF standard. Germany is taking the pioneering role in the modernisation of all NATO identification systems, whose task is to differentiate between friendly and enemy aircraft and thus to reduce the risk of friendly fire
EADS signed a letter of intent (LoI) with CEFIPRA for creating a new innovation initiative named EADS-CEFIPRA Aerospace Programme at the India-France Technology Summit 2013. Under this programme, calls will be given to leading Indian universities and institutes to propose research projects for funding
Astrium today signed a contract for the development, construction and launch of a high performance radar satellite with OHB System AG, Germany. This contract is for the ‘SARah satellite-based reconnaissance system, for a total value of 344 million euros
EADS has questioned the South Koreas Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA)s decision to eliminate it over procedural issues from the $7.5 billion FX fighter competition
The USAFs Remotely Piloted Aircraft pilots, sensor operators and intelligence Airmen performed together at a Nevada Test and Training Range to check on their skills with live bomb drops. The 432nd Wing Hunt, formerly known as Gun Smoke, consisted of 18 teams from 14 squadrons - 10 MQ-9 Reaper teams and the rest with the MQ-1 Predator, according to officials
France successfully carried out the first qualification firing of the naval cruise missile (MDCN) on July 1, 2013. The firing scenario was particularly demanding because, in addition to the objective of confirming the missiles range, it also helped to validate the performance of autonomous navigation and of terminal guidance by infrared recognition, according to an official statement
As defense budgets around the world take a downward spiral, Europe's top three defense contractors today issued a statement pleading to help build a European medium altitude drone. In a press release sent out simulatenously in Paris, Munich and Turin, the continents three defense giants —EADS, Dassault Aviation and Finmeccanica — virtually begged their governments for assistance
Cassidian recently proved the capabilities of its newly developed SPEXER 1000 security radar in a series of large-scale field trials, employing realistic scenarios. The company announced that in the course of demanding tests conducted in Africa and South-East Asia the radar demonstrated exceptional detection capabilities under the toughest conditions – coastal situations, difficult terrain and poor weather
The EADS Group will present a wide array of innovative products and technologies at the 50th Paris Air Show which starts June 17 at Le Bourget, it announced today. EADS and its Divisions – Airbus, Astrium, Cassidian and Eurocopter – will showcase their products and new innovations that will help shape the future of the aerospace industry, according to a press release
South Koreas Defense Acquisition and Procurement Agency (DAPA) Thursday said that bidding process for the $7.5 billion next-generation fighter procurement project will begin at the start of June instead of midway through the month
A day after Chinese hackers took the rap for a cyber attack against Australia and stealing designs for a new spy HQ, Australias Prime Minister Julia Gillard called the reports “inaccurate”. Gillards statement further strengthens Chinas consistent denials of any state-sponsored hacking against the West
Designs to over two dozen U.S weapons systems have been compromised after Chinese hackers gained access to them, according to the Washington Post
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