Airbus, ENGIE Ineo To Deliver Communications Network For France's Air Operations

February 7, 2017 @ 11:54 AM

The French ministry of defense has selected Engie Ineo and Airbus to deliver a high-availability communications network to control French Air Force's air operations. This eight-year contract signed with the French defence procurement agency (DGA) is part of the DESCARTES programme, the Airbus Defence And Space announced Monday

Finnish Army Demos High Data Rate Waveform For Joint Operations In Battlefield...

December 22, 2016 @ 12:52 PM

Finnish Defence Forces have demonstrated the High Data Rate Waveform (HDRWF) developed in the European ESSOR programme (European Secure Software defined Radio) in battlefield conditions and with a 15 radio node configuration. The activity was carried out using three different radio platforms from the three participating ESSOR Companies – Bittium, Leonardo...

DARPA Explores Underwater Radio Communication

December 17, 2016 @ 11:05 AM

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is exploring a new fundamental approach, ‘A Mechanically Based Antenna (AMEBA) program, to make underwater wireless communication and data transfer a possibility. With this newly announced AMEBA effort, program manager Troy Olsson of DARPAs Microsystems Technology Office is betting on a little-exploited aspect of...

US Navy Awards Signals Intelligence Sensor Contract To Software Firm

December 17, 2016 @ 08:26 AM

The US Navy awards a $48 million worth contract to Virginia-based software firm Azure Summit Technology for the Common Chassis Signals Intelligence. This contract is to provide intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance capabilities to a broad spectrum of forward deployed Navy platforms, the US Department of Defense said in a press release...

Raytheon Wins $459M US Navy Contract To Modernize Voice Encryption Systems

December 16, 2016 @ 12:34 PM

Raytheon has been awarded a worth nearly $459 million to modernize the US Navy's aging voice encryption systems to meet the National Security Agency's encryption standards. "The Raytheon Company has been awarded a $458,999,839 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for VINSON/Advanced Narrowband Digital Voice Terminal (ANDVT) Cryptographic Modernization (VACM) program full-rate production," the...

Northrop Grumman To Develop Laser Beam Control System By 2019

November 2, 2016 @ 09:38 AM

Northrop Grumman will develop a laser beam control system for the Air Force Research Laboratory by 2019. Northrop Grumman Corporation will help the US Air Force mature its plans to use directed energy systems for self-protection on current and future aircraft under a contract awarded by the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), Aug

Inmarsat, Honeywell Collaborate To Provide High Speed Communication Capabilities For Military Purpose

October 31, 2016 @ 06:28 PM

Inmarsat's Global Xpress "SATCOM as a Service" in-flight broadband service and Honeywell's JetWave satellite communications hardware will work together to provide a consistent, high-speed, high-bandwidth connectivity experience for military users worldwide The communication capabilities improve overall situational awareness and safety while allowing troops to communicate more effectively,the company announced today. Honeywell recently achieved type approval from Inmarsat for JetWave aeronautical terminals, which enable access to the Global Xpress network and provide a more connected flying experience while over land or sea

IAF Personnel To Get Smartphones For Protection Against Hacking, Interception

October 25, 2016 @ 10:25 AM

Indian air force is arming all its defense personnel with smart phone sets to protect their classified information from hacking and interception. The IAF invested more than Rs 300 crore (US$44

Leonardo-Finmeccanica Exhibits 'Naval Cockpit' For Integrated Ship Managment At Euronaval 2016

October 17, 2016 @ 03:56 PM

Leonardo-Finmeccanica is exhibiting a “naval cockpit” that enables the integrated management of ship-board operations with a vessels combat system at the ongoing Euronaval 2016. The new Combat Management System features a modular and reconfigurable open architecture that can be customized depending on the demands of a given mission

India To Constitute Integrated Control Centers In Defense Ministry To Meet Urgencies

October 15, 2016 @ 12:45 PM

Indian has considered constituting integrated control centers (ICC) in the home ministry as well as defense ministry to get real time information of any urgent need and respond quickly to it. The integrated control centre (ICC) will be having nodes from the key agencies and departments like Central Water Commission, Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC), Indian National Center for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS), Geological Survey of India (GSI) Army, Navy, Air Force and national disaster response force (NDRF),

India To Block Its 2,300 Km Long International Border With Pakistan

October 5, 2016 @ 02:21 PM

India has considered sealing the international border with Pakistan that is spread over 2,300 km soon. Union home minister Rajnath Singh will discuss the proposal at a closed-door meeting in Jaisalmer on Friday with home ministers of Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Rajasthan and Gujarat

KRET Displays Drone Command And Control Suite At Gidroaviasalon 2016

October 5, 2016 @ 01:41 PM

Concern Radio-Electronic Technologies (KRET) presented its demonstrator of drone technologies featuring elements that are used in the fifth generation aircrafts at the exhibition and scientific conference on hydroaviation - Gidroaviasalon 2016. Visitors viewed a demonstrator featuring a new unified avionics suite showing its control, navigation, communication and display for prospective drones in operation