Air National Guard F-16s Get Northrop’s Fifth-Gen AESA Radars

January 10, 2020 @ 08:00 AM

The F-16 fighters of Air National Guards are the first to receive Northrop Grummans AN/APG-83 SABR fifth-generation Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radars. “The US Air Force has completed installation of Northrop Grumman Corporations AN/APG-83 SABR radars on Air National Guard F-16s at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, to meet a US...

Raytheon Wins $250M for Additional SPY-6 Radars for US Navy Destroyers

December 23, 2019 @ 03:53 PM

Raytheon will build two additional shipsets of SPY-6 next generation, integrated air and missile defense radars for the US Navy's DDG-51 Flight III destroyers under a $250 million contract. "The company is now contracted to deliver a total of nine radar shipsets to DDG-51 Flight III destroyers," Raytheon said in a...

Kuwaiti Eurofighter With E-Scan Radar Makes First Flight

December 23, 2019 @ 03:00 PM

The first Eurofighter jet equipped with Captor E-Scan Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar made its first flight at the Flight Test Centre of Leonardo Aircraft Division in Turin-Caselle, on Monday. "On the 23rd December 2019 at the Flight Test Centre of Leonardo Aircraft Division in Turin-Caselle, the first Instrumented Series...

Leonardo’s Osprey 50 AESA Radar Equipped on Beechcraft Plane Completes First Flight...

December 20, 2019 @ 03:43 PM

Leonardo's new Osprey 50 Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar equipped on a B200 King Air has completed its first flight test in the UK. The new radar is a larger-aperture variant of Leonardo's Osprey surveillance radar

Czech Republic to Replace Russian Radars with Israeli 3D Mobile Air Defense...

December 13, 2019 @ 10:32 AM

Czech Republic has entered into an agreement with Israel for the acquisition of eight units of 3D mobile air defense radars (MADR) for CZK 3.5 billion ($153

BAE to Develop Cyber Tools to Secure DARPA's Electronic Data

December 11, 2019 @ 08:07 AM

The United States Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has contracted BAE Systems to develop new cyber tools to help prevent vulnerabilities in electronic files that can lead to cyber attacks. Development of these tools will be part of DARPA's Safe Documents (SafeDocs) program, which aims to more effectively identify and reject malicious data in a variety of electronic formats, BAE Systems said in a statement Tuesday

Leidos Nets $6.52B to Sustain Pentagon's Information Network

December 11, 2019 @ 05:58 AM

Leidos has been awarded a contract whose value is pegged at $6.52 billion for Global Solutions Management – Operations (GSM-O) II, which provides support services for the operation, defense, and sustainment of the Department of Defense Information Network/Defense Information System Network

USMC To Get Saab Ground, Air defence Radar

December 9, 2019 @ 05:27 PM

Saab has won a contract valued $31.9 million to supply components and subsystems for US Marine Corps' Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar (G/ATOR), which has the US designation AN/TPS-80

Lockheed to Equip Spanish F-110 Frigates with Solid State Radars

December 6, 2019 @ 02:33 PM

Lockheed Martin has signed a contract with Spain's Navantia to equip five new F-110 multimission frigates with naval solid state S-band radar. In addition, Navantia's land-based test site (Centro de Integración de Sistemas en Tierra or CIST) will also be receiving the system

MD Helicopters with Elbit Systems To Equip Scout Gunships With Integrated Weapons...

December 6, 2019 @ 02:28 PM

Israel's Elbit Systems and MD Helicopters have signed a teaming contract to equip MD 530G Block II (BII) Scout Attack Helicopter with Integrated Weapons System (IWS). The pilot-centric Integrated Weapons System (IWS) is comprised of a Helmet Display and Tracking System (HDTS), Weapons Management System (WMS) and Mission Management System (MMS), MD Helicopters said in a statement Friday

BAE Systems’ Active Inceptors Certified on Gulfstream G600 and G500

December 5, 2019 @ 06:01 PM

BAE Systems' active interceptors have earned certification on Gulfstreams G600 and G500 aircraft. The certifications are from the Federal Aviation Administration for the G600 aircraft and European Aviation Safety Agency for the G500 aircraft

Iran Invited to Turkish Cybersecurity Summit

December 2, 2019 @ 09:19 AM

Iran is one among several countries to be invited to Turkeys Cyber Shield 2019 international cybersecurity exercise to be held in Ankara on 19th and 20th of December. The event will be co-organized by Turkey's Ministries of Transport and Infrastructure, and Information and Communications Technologies