General Dynamics Awarded North American Aerospace Defense Communications Contract

December 2, 2015 @ 06:20 AM

General Dynamics Information Technology will provide system management, maintenance, lifecycle and logistics support of the communications systems and subsystems used in North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) Air Defense missions. The single-award, task order contract has a potential value of approximately $80 million for five years,...

Russia To Supply Su-35 Communications Systems to China From Next Year

November 23, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

Russias United Instrument Manufacturing Corporation (UIMC) will begin supplying China with communication systems for its newly ordered Sukhoi Su-35 jet fighters from next year. This is the first confirmation from a Russian agency giving an indication of the approximate delivery of the aircraft systems to China

Rheinmetall Offers Fire Control For US Army's Grenadier Sighting System

October 12, 2015 @ 04:14 PM

Rheinmetall has offered a fire control device, Vingmate MR 500 to US Army for Grenadier Sighting System program. The company claims that the device is capable of improved first-shot hit capability at all ranges

Cydecor, Mayvin, SkyBridge To Compete For USSOCOM's Naval Special Warfare

September 28, 2015 @ 03:16 PM

Cydecor, Mayvin Consulting Group and SkyBridge Tactical have won positions on a five-year, $49 million contract to provide cross-functional services to the US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM)s naval special warfare organization. The three companies will compete to perform support work at SOCOM NSW facilities through September 2020, The Defense Department announced...

DARPA Demos Close Air Support Tech on A-10 Thunderbolt, MV-22 Osprey

September 21, 2015 @ 10:59 AM

The US Defence Advanced Projects Agency (DARPA) has demonstrated the Persistent Close Air Support (PCAS) technology on an A-10 Thunderbolt aircraft, the primary ground attack plane of the US Air Force. The A-10 demonstration flights, conducted from April through June this year, came on the heels of similar successful tests conducted...

L-3 Wins Communications Upgrade Contract For US Army’s Apache helicopter

September 18, 2015 @ 01:38 PM

L-3 Communications has won a new communications upgrade subcontract from Science and Engineering Services in support of the US Armys Apache helicopter program. The project offers increased communications capacity between the Apache and unmanned systems, the company announced Thursday

Russia Won't Remove Electronic Equipment From Mistral Warship If Egypt Or India...

September 14, 2015 @ 04:34 PM

Russia has conveyed to France that Russian telecommunications and missile control systems installed on-board may not be removed, if Egypt or India buys the Mistral helicopter carriers. Russian officials had "let it be known" that Moscow “could accept India and Egypt receiving the equipment" if either of the two nations will buy them, a French official cited by defense news website Defense One said today

Kratos To Support US Army Laser System Development Project

September 10, 2015 @ 02:30 PM

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions has won a $32 million task contract to assist US Army in developing high-energy laser systems. The companys subsidiary, Digital Fusion Solutions will provide systems engineering, software support, and training and new development enhancements to the Army's Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command

Saab’s Carl-Gustaf M4 Weapon System Gets New Features

August 27, 2015 @ 10:09 AM

Important new capabilities developed by Saab for its AT4 weapon system will also be exhibited for the first time at DSEI. These enhanced variants deliver extended range (ER) performance and improved high explosive (HE) effects

North Korea Army In Battle Ready State to Counter South's "Psychological Warfare"

August 21, 2015 @ 12:57 PM

North Korea is ready to wage war after being "provoked" by the broadcast of anti-DPRK "psychological warfare" messages by South Korea A meeting of the General Staff of the Korean People's Army presided over by Kim Jong Un denied that it was responsible for the mine explosion in the demilitarized zone which is said to be responsible for the current cross-border tensions. Further, the leaflet-scattering operation against the DPRK, started with mobilization of die-hard reactionary organizations

Elbit To Supply Command And Control, Artillery Systems To Asian Country

August 17, 2015 @ 03:06 PM

Israel's Elbit Systems has won a $27 Million contract to supply command and control and ATMOS long-range artillery Systems to an Asia-Pacific Country. This is a follow-on contract for this customer and will be performed over a three-year period, the company announced Sunday

General Dynamics To Modernize Weapons Control System of US, Australian Submarines

July 24, 2015 @ 12:35 PM

General Dynamics has won a $20 million contract from the US Navy to continue modernizing the AN/BYG-1 Weapons Control System (WCS) Technology Insertion and Advanced Processing Build software for US as well as Australian submarines. The AN/BYG-1 software analyses and tracks submarine and surface-ship contact information, providing tactical, situational awareness for submarine crews including the capability to target and employ torpedoes and missiles