Raytheon Offers LTAMDS Radar To US Army

July 18, 2019 @ 11:30 AM

Raytheon has offered its Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Sensor (LTAMDS) Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar to the United States (US) army. "We offered the US Army our new LTAMDS AESA radar, and validated our ability to meet their 2022 urgent material release date,” said Tom Laliberty, Raytheon Vice...

Local tech Helps China increase Early Warning Aircraft Efficiency

July 8, 2019 @ 09:15 AM

A locally-developed technology has enabled Chinese aerial early warning (AEW) aircraft such as the KJ-200, KJ-500 and KJ-2000 to increase electromagnetic resources efficiency. Developed by Tang Xiaobin, a senior scientist at the state-owned China Electronics Technology Group Corporation (CETC), the technology works by separating different electromagnetic energies into two categories: One...

Apple May Leave Russia as Moscow Considers Forcing Local Apps on Smartphones

July 1, 2019 @ 12:30 PM

While China is locked in a trade war with the US over Huawei, another may be brewing between Washington and Moscow in the telecom field. Smartphones made by international manufacturers such as Apple, Samsung and Huawei may be forced to pre-install applications made by local vendors if they want to...

Raytheon To Supply US Navy With Multi-spectral Targeting Systems For MQ-4C Drone...

June 28, 2019 @ 07:40 AM

Raytheon has won a $16 million contract to supply 7 Multi-spectral Targeting Systems “B” AN/DAS-3 to be fitted onto the MQ-4C drone. The Multi-spectral Targeting Systems (MTS) “B” AN/DAS-3 are in support of the Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP 3 and 4) efforts of the MQ-4C Triton Program, the US Department...

Russia Develops New Method To Jam Enemy Aircraft

June 11, 2019 @ 06:10 AM

Russias Central Military District developed and tested a new method of jamming enemy aircraft using three different types of ground-based electronic counter-measures systems on Monday. The new method allows electronic warfare specialists to create "vacuum" space shielded from the impacts of drones, airborne radars, radio-controlled high-explosive munitions and cruise missiles, according...

L-3 Communications To Upgrade Avionics Of USAF's C-130H Aircraft

June 5, 2019 @ 01:33 PM

L-3 Communications Integrated Systems has won a $499.6 million contract to upgrade 176 C-130H military transport aircraft operated by the Air National Guard and the Air Force Reserve Command

Chinese Military Likely To Get Custom OS As Substitute For Windows

May 31, 2019 @ 07:59 AM

Chinese military officials are likely to get a new custom operating system (OS) as a substitute for Windows OS to guard them against espionage and cyber attacks, particularly by the US. “Chinese military officials would not jump from Windows to Linux but instead develop a custom OS,”

USAF Awards Boeing $259M Contract for Weapon Planning Software

May 29, 2019 @ 08:12 AM

Boeing subsidiary Tapestry Solutions has received a 10-year contract from the United States Air Force to provide Weapon Planning Software (WPS) for numerous aircraft and weapons platforms used by US military and allied forces. The mission planning software is designed to help military customers plan every detail of a mission, including routes, threats and points for weapons launches

Elbit Wins $127M Tactical Radios Contract from India

May 28, 2019 @ 08:33 AM

Israeli defense firm, Elbit Systems announced yesterday that it has been awarded a $127 million contract to supply vehicular tactical radio systems to the “Army of a country in South Asia,” believed to be India. Elbit did not mention to which country the tactical radios will be sold to but the only country in South Asia which buys from Israel would be India and possibly Sri Lanka

China to Network Land, Sea Borders with High Tech Surveillance System

May 24, 2019 @ 05:24 AM

Chinese China North Industries Group Corp Ltd (NORINCO) is building a new frontier and coastline surveillance system with high level accuracy to identify human and other targets using the home-developed BeiDou Satellite Navigation System, or BDS, at its core. Called BeiDou+ Land and Maritime Defense and Control System (BLMDCS), the system will provide high precision monitoring and communication capability for border defense personnel and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), Yang Hua, the project leader from NORINCO, told Global Times on Thursday on the sidelines of the 10th China Satellite Navigation Conference in Beijing

US Handover Two Counter-battery Radars To Ukraine

May 23, 2019 @ 05:50 AM

The Armed Forces of Ukraine took delivery of two modern AN/TPQ-30 counter-battery radars from the US government in an official handover ceremony this week, the Ukrainian Defense Ministry announced on 20 May. “These counter-battery stations are part of the US security assistance, costing more than $1

Lockheed Martin Orders Saab Sea Giraffe AMB Radars for Canadian Ships

April 6, 2019 @ 02:31 PM

Saab has received an order from Lockheed Martin for delivery of Sea Giraffe AMB naval radars supporting the Royal Canadian Navys new Joint Support Ships. Lockheed Martin Canada, selected by prime contractor Seaspans Vancouver Shipyards Co