Raytheon Wins $136 Million Air and Missile Defense Radar Program Modification Contract

April 19, 2018 @ 11:53 PM

Raytheon has won $136 million modification contract to exercise an option for Air and Missile Defense Radar Program (AMDR) low rate initial production (LRIP). The LRIP unit will be deployed on a DDG Flight III class ship

Canadian Researchers Developing Quantum Radar to Expose Stealth Aircraft

April 17, 2018 @ 12:00 PM

Researchers at the University of Waterloo are developing a new technology, which they claim will help radar operators cut through heavy background noise and isolate objects —including stealth aircraft and missiles— with unparalleled accuracy. “In the Arctic, space weather such as geomagnetic storms and solar flares interfere with radar operation and...

Lockheed Martin To Support Restoration Efforts Of US Navy's Damaged Destroyer USS...

April 13, 2018 @ 10:22 AM

The Pentagon has awarded $68 million worth contract to Lockheed Martin to support the restoration of the US Navys damaged guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald. Last June, the USS Fitzgerald collided with a merchant ship while transiting busy sea lanes outside Tokyo Bay after the junior officer in charge on the bridge...

BEL’s New 3D Air Surveillance Radar Unveiled At DefExpo 2018

April 12, 2018 @ 02:14 PM

Indias Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Sunil Lanba unveiled the 3D Air Surveillance Radar built by Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL), today at the on-going DefExpo India 2018, in Chennai. 3D C/D Band Air Surveillance Radar is a Multi-Function Active Phased Array Radar with Solid state Transceiver for Land...

Lithuanian Armed Forces Acquires Air Surveillance Radars From Israel’s ELTA

March 30, 2018 @ 03:12 PM

The Lithuanian Armed Forces recently signed a contract with Israeli company ELTA Systems Ltd for five gap-filler short-range air surveillance radars and logistic maintenance services. Two of the radars are bought to compensate for the negatives impact wind farms developed in Šilutė and Tauragė districts have on the ability of the...

Details Revealed of Pakistani JF-17 Jet’s Phased Array Radar

March 28, 2018 @ 03:54 PM

A top Chinese researcher has revealed details of the active electronically scanning array (AESA) phase array radar meant for the JF-17 fighter jet being manufactured in Pakistan under a Pakistani-Chinese partnership. The radar is a part of the Block III upgrade of the JF-17 whose design has been concluded and will likely enter serial production in the 2020-22 timeframe

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

Raytheon Awarded $511 Million to Sustain Cobra Dane Radar

March 17, 2018 @ 09:11 AM

Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services has been awarded a $511 contract for the Cobra Dane surveillance radars sustenance. This contract provides the tasks required to operate, maintain, and sustain the Cobra Dane radar

Boeing Invests in US Tech Company Developing Mini Radars for UAVs

March 16, 2018 @ 11:48 AM

Boeing announced its investment in Fortem Technologies, a Utah-based company developing advanced radar systems for unmanned and manned aircraft. Fortem Technologies offers airspace awareness solutions using low size, weight and power radar to ensure safe operations of unmanned aerial vehicles

Latvian Military Takes First Delivery of Lockheed Martin's Surveillance Radar

March 14, 2018 @ 09:23 AM

Lockheed Martin recently completed a successful site acceptance test of a TPS-77 Multi-Role Radar (TPS-77 MRR), marking an on-time delivery of the first of three radars to the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Latvia, and a major step forward in strengthening Latvia's national defense. The TPS-77 MRR plays a vital role in improving the Latvian Air Force's airspace defense by increasing its low-level flight surveillance and identification capabilities, leading to enhanced early warning and situation awareness that allows its armed forces to make more informed and efficient decisions in response to modern day threats

Latvia to Finalize Delivery of First Multi-role Radar This Week

March 9, 2018 @ 07:16 PM

The National Armed Forces of Latvia will finalize the delivery of the first Multi-role radar TPS-77 MRR by testing its air surveillance capabilities this week. “Acquisition of TPS-77 MRR is a huge investment in the strengthening of combat capabilities of the National Armed Forces, enabling Latvian army to address the current security challenges with appropriate response tools

Raytheon Wins $20 Million US Navy Next Generation Jammer Spiral Upgrades Contract

March 8, 2018 @ 06:33 AM

Raytheon has won $20 million US Navy contract for the Air and Missile Defense Radar and Next Generation Jammer spiral upgrades and scalable x-band radar development. Work is expected to be completed June 8, 2020, US department of defense said in a statement Wednesday