China Should Strengthen Coastal Defense: Minister

July 21, 2015 @ 03:05 PM

China must eye improving information technology in maritime management to boost coastal defense, Chinese defense minister said Sunday. China's Defense Minister Chang Wanquan during a meeting on coastal defense at the Jinan Military Area Command on said stressed on boosting overall national security

NSA To Get GD Protected Smart Phones

July 10, 2015 @ 07:34 PM

General Dynamics C4 Systems recently received the Defense Mobile Classified Capability (DMCC) contract from the US National Security Agency (NSA). As part of the contract, General Dynamics will deliver up to 1,000 Samsung KNOX™-enabled Galaxy S4 smartphones provisioned with added GD Protected® software for the U

Raytheon Delivers Border C4ISR Systems To Jordan

July 9, 2015 @ 12:02 PM

Raytheon has delivered operational capability under a $79 million Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) contract to assist Jordan (GoHKJ) for securing its borders with Syria and Iraq. The contract included the delivery of key command, control, communications, and surveillance capabilities to the Jordanian Armed Forces, the company announced Wednesday

KRET Unveils Multi-Channel Guidance System For Military Choppers

June 30, 2015 @ 03:10 PM

KRET has unveiled a new multi-channel laser guidance system that allows Ka-52, Mi-8MNP, and Mi-28N helicopters to use various types of missiles. The laser guidance system is designed to control and guide missiles to a target through either automatic or manual honing, announced Rostec on June 26, 2015

Israel’s Military Supply Chain To Function Even Under Hezbollah Missile Attack

June 29, 2015 @ 11:45 AM

Israels Defense Forces' Transportation Center has plans to continue military supplies even under missile attack. Col

Thales To Provide Command And Control Capability To Canadian Army’s Light Armored...

June 11, 2015 @ 12:05 PM

Thales announced Wednesday that it has partnered with DRS Sustainment Systems to produce mast mounted surveillance suites, operator control systems, engineering and support for the Canadian Army's light armored vehicle-reconnaissance surveillance system (LRSS) project. The partnership will work on the US $100 million contract awarded by General Dynamics

Saab To Provide Mission, Graphics Computers To Pilatus PC-21 Trainer Aircraft

June 10, 2015 @ 09:27 AM

Saab announced Monday that it has signed a SEK 100 million ($120,000) contract with Pilatus Aircraft to provide the mission and graphics computer, with a digital map function, for the Pilatus PC-21. The contract covers development, adaptation and delivery of an open system mission computer, plus the digital map software function, for the PC-21 advanced turboprop trainer aircraft produced by Switzerland's Pilatus Aircraft

UK Military Test F-35B Lightning II Jets At Sea

May 28, 2015 @ 04:37 PM

The UK's Royal Navy and Royal Air Force personnel are at sea, onboard USS WASP for the test of F-35B Lightning II fast jets, UK ministry of Defense announced Wednesday. Lightning II is a Short Take Off Vertical Landing aircraft

Lockheed Martin Wins $72 Million Contract to Support US Coast Guard C4ISR...

May 28, 2015 @ 07:43 AM

Lockheed Martin has won a $72 million contract to support the US Coast Guard's efforts to enforce maritime sovereignty and address at-sea threats through the National Security Cutter (NSC) program. Through this contract received from Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII), Lockheed Martin will provide the Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) system for the US Coast Guard's eighth National Security Cutter, the future USCGC Midgett

Sagem To Integrate SIGMA 30 Pointing Systems On Vertical Launch MICA Missiles

March 2, 2015 @ 02:46 PM

Sagem (Safran) announced today that it has signed a contract with MBDA to integrate SIGMA 30 navigation and pointing systems on several VL MICA surface-to-air weapon systems. Sagem designed SIGMA 30 pointing system will provide air defense systems independent deployment and firing capability in the absence of GPS

India’s Battlefield Management System Prototype To Be Ready By 2017

February 28, 2015 @ 12:28 PM

Indias INR 50,000 crore (US$8.01 billion) Battlefield Management System (BMS) project prototype will be ready by 2017, KK Singh, CMD of Rolta India said during an interview with an Indian News Channel

India’s First Public Funded-Privately Executed Defence R& D Project Gets Underway

February 26, 2015 @ 03:22 PM

Indian Government will be funding its first “Make” contract that involves two private consortia (BEL-Rolta and Tata Power and L&T) for a battlefield management system development project of the Indian armed forces. The government will be funding 80 percent of the prototype cost and the remaining 20 percent will have to be borne by the consortia