Selex ES, a Finmeccanica company, will showcase its state-of-the-art AESA radars for surveillance and defence as well as other key technologies at DIMDEX 2014.
“Selex ES has a significant presence in Middle Eastern maritime programmes, providing complete integrated combat systems. Outside of the naval domain, the company is currently engaged in a number of high profile programmes in the region including providing over 60% of the avionic systems, including key sensors such as the radar for Eurofighter Typhoons,” it said in a statement.
At the show, Selex ES will be focusing on its advanced KRONOS AESA radar products, now the most powerful multifunctional radars on the market for land and naval applications. The KRONOS Land and KRONOS Grand will be highlighted, showing how Selex ES has managed to combine the range performance and endurance of a surveillance radar with the precision, speed and reliability of a fire control radar.
The company will also be exhibiting its successful Seaspray family of AESA radars which are being used worldwide for airborne surveillance including by the US Coast Guard. Rounding out the portfolio, Selex ES will also be exhibiting the RAT31 DL/M, an advanced 3D surveillance radar that meets modern long-range radar requirements and can support air forces and army deployments during peace-keeping missions.
Ready for export to the Gulf region, the Miysis Directed InfraRed CounterMeasure (DIRCM) system will also be on show at the Selex ES stand. The system protects aircraft and their occupants by accurately locating, tracking and defeating inbound threats.
Another area that Selex ES will be promoting at DIMDEX is its security solutions, including protection for the region’s nationally important oil and gas industries. Also in the security domain, Selex ES can provide solutions for the region’s national border protection requirements and can also bring its expertise in cyber security across a range of market sectors including defence, banking and finance, energy and gas production.
“Qatar is a strategic market for Selex ES” said Luca Gennaretti, Selex ES’s country manager for Qatar. “We have strong ties in the Arabian Gulf and a number of successful collaborations. At DIMDEX, we’re in the ideal position to offer our advanced range of systems and technologies to address challenging maritime requirements and support the region’s technological growth strategies.”
Selex ES has been awarded a contract by the Austrian Ministry of Defence to provide a RAT31DL/M deployable air defence radar system. The system will enter into operation in 2016
Selex ES has won a multi-million Euro contract by a Far Eastern country to deliver a further HALO acoustic weapon locating system. The order follows the successful delivery of the two systems procured by the same country last year
Selex ES has unveiled the latest versions of its KRONOS multi-function radar at Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS) 2014, following successful completion of their operational trials. The KRONOS radar uses the company's advanced active electronic scanning array (AESA) technology to simultaneously and automatically perform surveillance, tracking, threat evaluation and fire control against multiple threats, at all altitudes
Selex ES is showcasing a range of ISTAR, air defence, naval and homeland security systems, with a particular focus on its complete family of Kronos multipurpose AESA radars at Bahrain International Air Show 2014. “The whole Gulf region is strategic for Selex ES and Bahrain in particular has a number of requirements for sophisticated defence-electronic equipment that we are perfectly positioned to meet” said Selex ESs regional marketing manager for Bahrain, Luca Gennaretti
Selex ES has won a contract worth about 125 million euros to provide and support modernization of communication systems of the Royal Australian Navys (RAN) eight ANZAC-Class frigates, as part of the SEA1442 Phase 4 programme. The company has been established to play a leading role in the delivery and support of the programme and will be the focal point for the transfer of skills and experience to Australian industry
Members of the Gulf Cooperation Council, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar and Oman may create a collective regional missile defense system to counter Irans missile activities, National Defense Magazine reported Tuesday. “Heightened threat perceptions of Irans missile activities are spurring the move toward integrating the different systems to improve collective defense
Selex will discontinue participation in SISTRI program after termination of the contract in November. Selex Service Management, a Finmeccanica Selex ES company informed the Italian Ministry for the Environment, Territory and Sea, of its intention to discontinue its participation in the SISTRI program
Selex has introduced a new mobile control tower for ground-air-ground Air Traffic Control (ATC) communications called the Aerodrome Flight Information System (AFIS). The system has been designed for rapid deployment to remote operations, either in forward operational areas or emergency situations where armed forces require aeronautical communications
The Miysis Directed Infrared Countermeasure (DIRCM) system developed Selex ES, a Finmeccanica company, was successfully demonstrated in March 2014 as part of NATO Trial EMBOW XIV, according to an official statement. During the flight trial, witnessed by 100 multi-national VIPs, the Miysis DIRCM system autonomously acquired, tracked and jammed the trial test equipment on the ground
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