Sikorsky Readying HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter Training System

September 19, 2018 @ 03:28 PM

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, has begun the final assembly of the first HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter Weapons System and Operational Flight Trainers, supporting the smooth entry of the aircraft into the U.S

India’s DAC Okays Purchase of Upgraded Version Of Akash Missiles

September 19, 2018 @ 08:50 AM

Indias Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has approved the procurement of military hardware worth INR 9,100 crore (US$ 1.2 billion) that includes an upgraded version of the Akash missile, on Tuesday

Lockheed Martin Introduces Mission Planning System That Connects Systems And Assets Across...

September 18, 2018 @ 12:02 PM

Lockheed Martin has introduced the Multi-Domain Synchronized Effects Tool (MDSET), which links traditionally stove-piped resources to create synergistic effects and shorten the “data to decision cycle”. “In planning missions, our troops need the agility to succeed amidst uncertainty,” said Dr

BAE Systems To Support Gallium Nitride-based Semiconductor Technology Development

September 18, 2018 @ 11:58 AM

BAE Systems has signed a cooperative agreement with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) for Phase 1 of a technical effort to transition gallium nitride (GaN) semiconductor technology developed by the US Air Force to its Advanced Microwave Products (AMP) Center. As part of the effort, BAE will transfer and further...

BAE Systems Unveils Advanced Analytics Solution To Protect Sensitive US DOD Documentation

September 18, 2018 @ 11:38 AM

BAE Systems introduced Epiphany, a new information security and risk management framework (RMF) capability, at the Air Force Associations Air, Space and Cyber Conference at National Harbor, Maryland, on Monday. Epiphany is a highly configurable solution that uses electronic workflows, centralized storage, and smart data optimization features to cut down on...

India Test Fires Indigenous Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile

September 17, 2018 @ 04:09 PM

Indias indigenously developed Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM) was successfully flight tested for the second time from the Ahmednagar range over the weekend. It was the second MPATGM test, the DRDO said, adding that the first was tested on Saturday

US To Upgrade Dutch Apache Choppers Fleet For US$1.2 Billion

September 17, 2018 @ 03:43 PM

The Netherlands on Friday signed a letter of offer and acceptance for the upgrade of its fleet of 28 Boeing AH-64D Apache attack helicopters at a cost of $1.19 billion

US Army Awards $498M Contract For CROWS Remote Weapon Stations

September 17, 2018 @ 03:36 PM

KONGSBERG has been awarded a contract with the United States Army for production, system support and technical engineering support for the family of CROWS Remote Weapon Stations (RWS). An IDIQ (Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity) frame contract has a value of up to US$ 498 million and extends over a five-year period

Rheinmetall To Supply 382 Retrofit Kits For British Logistic Vehicles Fleet

September 17, 2018 @ 12:27 PM

Rheinmetall has won a contract worth over €43 million to modernize part of the British militarys fleet of logistic vehicles with a new loading system. According to the company press release, a total of 382 retrofit kits for the Enhanced Pallet Loading System, or EPLS, will be supplied and integrated into the tried-and-tested HX trucks of British Armed Forces

Social Media Addiction Among Pilots Leading To Sleep Deprivation: IAF Chief

September 17, 2018 @ 12:12 PM

The Indian Air Force (IAF) Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa said the social media addiction among pilots has lead to sleep deprivation, which most likely caused a fighter aircraft crash in 2013. “Everybody appears to be spending long hours on social media, late nights

AeroVironment To Supply Raven Unmanned Aircraft Systems To Portuguese Army

September 14, 2018 @ 01:34 PM

The Portuguese Army has ordered Raven unmanned aircraft systems equipped with Mantis i23 sensors and pocket Remote Video Terminals (p/RVT) from AeroVironment, Inc. The fixed-price contract award announced on September 13 valued at $5,962,494 from NSPA on August 20, 2018, has delivery scheduled over a three-year period

App Warns Syrians of Air Strikes

September 14, 2018 @ 12:39 PM

Two US individuals have introduced an early warning alert system that warns Syrians of an incoming attack before the strike on the city happens, according to a report by Reuters. The warning system, known as Sentry, estimates the planes trajectory and sends a warning, triggering Facebook and Telegram messages, Tweets and, most importantly, loud sirens throughout cities in opposition-held Syria, ahead of an attack