US Approves $141 Million Infrared Counter-measures Sale For South Korean Airbus A330

November 17, 2016 @ 10:16 AM

The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has approved sale of Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures (LAIRCM) System, equipment, training, and support for an estimated cost is $141 million to the Republic of Korea. The DSCA delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on November 16, 2016

US NAVSEA RFP For Next Gen Acoustic Device Countermeasure By Year End

November 4, 2016 @ 11:22 AM

The US Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) intends to replace existing Acoustic Device Countermeasure (ADC) MK3 with a new ADC MK5 technology inserted into the submarine's defense against threat acoustic-homing torpedoes. For planning purposes, NAVSEA's estimated date for release of the ADC MK 5 Request For Proposal is on or before...

Boeing Wins $99 Million USAF Infrared Countermeasures For Large Aircraft Contract

September 16, 2016 @ 02:22 PM

Boeing has been awarded a $99 million contract for the acquisition of Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures (LAIRCM) Block 30 hardware as contractor furnished equipment. The contractor will provide LAIRCM Block 30 hardware for low-rate initial production Lot 1 and Lot 2 aircraft, to include the non-recurring engineering required to account for...

Egypt’s Latest MiG-29 Fighters To Get Infrared Search Stations And Electronic Warfare...

August 16, 2016 @ 02:04 PM

The new 50 Egyptian MiG-29 fighter jets ordered from Russia for more than $2 billion will be fitted with advanced infrared search and track (IRST) stations and electronic warfare pods. The MiG-29s will feature the latest OLS-UE IRST capable of detecting enemy aircraft and also acquire surface threats by getting their...

Jamming And Hacking Are Russian Army’s Strength: British Army Report

August 10, 2016 @ 01:04 PM

Jamming and hacking with sophisticated deployment of electronic warfare equipment are major strengths of the Russian defense forces which could threaten NATO aircraft, GPS-guided weapons and soldiers on the ground. The Russian troops with its tanks, artillery and other heavy weapons with electronic warfare can outsmart the British army...

Russia’s Krasukha-4 Electronic Countermeasure System Alerted Erdogan Of Coup

July 21, 2016 @ 11:54 AM

Russias surveillance and eavesdropping equipment, Krasukha-4 deployed near Latakia in Syria hacked into Turkeys NATO-compatible radio-electronics mounted on helicopters, aircraft and ground vehicles to learn of the impending coup attempt against Turkish president Erdogan. Russia has deployed the Krasukha-4 electronic countermeasure system capable of targeting airborne radio-electronics and airborne systems guided by radar at Khmeimim in Syria's Northern Province of Latakia to counter NATO spying and to gather sensitive information for the Russian squadrons that are on an anti-terrorism mission in Syria

Exelis Wins $25 Million US Navy’s Electronic Warfare Support Contract

June 25, 2016 @ 07:38 AM

Exelis has won $25 million additional order to previously awarded contract to provide technical and engineering support toward the design, development, integration, test and operation of command and control, electronic warfare, communication and sensing systems. The contractor will be part of a team to provide tailored technical collection target planning and innovative technical collection plans

Exelis Wins $88 Million To Supply Electronic Countermeasures To US Navy

March 19, 2016 @ 07:07 AM

Exelis has won a $88 million contract to manufacture and deliver 48 defensive electronic countermeasures AN/ALQ-214(V)4/5 on-board jammer systems for the US Navys F/A-18C/D/EF aircraft. Work is expected to be completed in December 2018, US DoD said in a statement Friday

General Dynamics To Upgrade US Navy's Electronic Warfare Systems

January 12, 2016 @ 10:01 AM

General Dynamics has won Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP) Block 1B3 upgrade contract for the US Navy. General Dynamics will deliver Block 1B3 system upgrades over the next five years

BAE Systems To Develop Electronic Warfare System For US Special Ops C-130Js...

January 5, 2016 @ 12:43 PM

The US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) has selected BAE Systems to develop new electronic warfare system for the fleet of C-130J aircraft. The contract, worth more than $20 million, is the first phase of a multi-phase program to upgrade aircraft system survivability and the capability to detect, identify, locate, deny, degrade, disrupt and defeat threat systems in operational significant environments

China Unveils New Reforms To Restructure Military

January 2, 2016 @ 07:38 AM

China has launched a major military restructuring process, as part of a major overhaul of the armed forces announced by President Xi Jinping in November, state media said on Friday. At a ceremony on Thursday, Xi inaugurated a new general command unit for the army, a missile force and a strategic support force for People's Liberation Army (PLA), state news agency Xinhua said

Israeli Air Force Aircraft To Receive Elbit Electronic Warfare Systems

December 28, 2015 @ 09:20 AM

Elbit Systems has won $70 million contract for the supply of Electronic Warfare systems to Israeli Air Force. The contract was awarded by the Directorate of Production and Procurement of the Israeli Ministry of Defense ("IMOD")