China’s ‘Quantum’ Radar Can Detect Stealth Targets

September 25, 2018 @ 07:01 AM

A Chinese research institute has announced the development of a ‘quantum radar, which might eventually be able to detect stealth aircraft from great distances. Developed by the Nanjing Research Institute of Electronics Technology in Jiangsu province, the radar is able to detect and track targets more than 100 kilometers away,...

Huge Setback to Russia's Electronic Intelligence Ability in Syria Following Il-20M Downing...

September 20, 2018 @ 11:16 AM

Russia's ability to eavesdrop on terrorists' and rival forces' communications in the Syrian battlefield may have suffered a monumental setback following the accidental shooting down of the Ilyushin Il-20M Electronic Intelligence (ELINT) aircraft. The ELINT aircraft was supposedly only one of its kind deployed in Syria and possibly one of 10...

Thales Details its Equipment on Rafale for India

September 19, 2018 @ 01:01 PM

Thales has detailed the list of equipment made by it to be installed on the Dassault Rafale fighter jet meant for India. The listing was in an

Raytheon to Provide 38 Countermeasure Multi-platform Launch Controllers to Kuwait

July 31, 2018 @ 01:04 PM

Raytheon wins $34.6 million contract to provide non-recurring production start-up and non-recurring engineering for the F/A-18 CD-108B/ALE-50(V) Control, Dispenser, Decoy, Countermeasures Integrated Multi-Platform Launch Controller (IMPLC) Lot 13 production for the government of Kuwait

Northrop Grumman Wins $96.5M CREW Systems Modification Contract

June 30, 2018 @ 04:13 AM

Northrop Grumman has won $96.5 million modification to a previously awarded contract to exercise options for the Joint Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare Increment One Block One systems full-rate production in support of the Expeditionary Warfare Program Office

Rheinmetall Wins Canadian MASS Countermeasures Follow-on Contract

June 20, 2018 @ 01:32 PM

Rheinmetall has won a $15 million (€12 million) follow-on contract to expand the MASS (Multi Ammunition Softkill System) countermeasure systems installed on Canadian Navys Halifax-class frigates. MASS is an automated decoy system that protects surface combatants from advanced anti-ship missiles

Armtec to Supply Six Chaff Countermeasure Cartridges for $33.7 Million

June 12, 2018 @ 10:13 AM

Armtec has won $33.7 million three-year contract for the manufacture of six different Chaff cartridges used in radar countermeasures in support of the Airborne Expendable Countermeasure program

Leonardo Unveils New Variant of BriteCloud Countermeasure for Military Transport Aircraft

June 5, 2018 @ 02:47 PM

Leonardo has unveiled the latest variant of ‘BriteCloud missile decoy family at the ongoing Electronic Warfare Europe 2018 conference. The BriteCloud 55-T is able to protect large military transport aircraft such as Leonardos C27-J and third party platforms including the C-130, KC-390 and A400M from radar-guided missiles, the company said in a statement Tuesday

Northrop Grumman Wins $209 Million Infrared Counter Measures Modification Contract

April 12, 2018 @ 04:15 AM

Northrop Grumman has won $209 million modification contract for Large Aircraft Infrared Counter Measures (LAIRCM) equipment and support to US Air Force and South Korea. This modification provides for LAIRCM equipment and support in the calendar year 2018 base hardware buy, and brings the total cumulative face value of the contract to $1

Harris Corp Wins $50 Million USAF Countermeasure System Contract

April 2, 2018 @ 09:45 AM

Harris Corp has won $50 million contract for engineering services applicable to the AN/ALQ-172 countermeasures system. This contract provides for non-recurring engineering services that include AN/ ALQ-172 systems test product engineering; test program set/test program interface hardware development, sustainment, testing and evaluation related to system; line replaceable unit; shop replaceable units and component issues, as well as associated technical documents and/or technical orders, the US department of defense said in a statement Friday

Czech MoD Defers Israeli Radar Deal Over NATO Incompatibility?

March 19, 2018 @ 01:16 PM

The Czech Republic Ministry of Defence is understood to have defered a deal to buy Eight ELM-2084 multi-mission radar systems worth Euro 175 million over concerns that the radar would be incompatible with its NATO-compliant systems. The Czech MoD is said to have issued instructions to its procurement agency to defer the deal out of concern that the Israeli radar systems cannot be connected to other systems used by NATO forces

Russia Maximizes Electronic Warfare Use to Achieve Spectacular Results: UK Expert

January 31, 2018 @ 12:50 PM

Russia has integrated electronic warfare capabilities into its conventional warfare assets to achieve spectacular results in real battle scenarios such as in Syria, a leading expert on the Kremlins armed forces said Monday. Roger McDermott, a senior research fellow in war studies at Kings College London cited their recent response to a drone swarm attack on a Russian air base and naval facility in Syria, he said, “all were brought down” by conventional air defense or jamming using electronic warfare tools