South Korea Sets Up New Airborne Intelligence Unit to Spy on North

December 1, 2017 @ 07:07 AM

The South Korean Air Force (SKAF) has created a bigger airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) unit to monitor Pyongyangs nuclear and missile activities. The new unit plans to introduce two RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicles next year under a 2014 contract with the US, with two more to arrive...

Leonardo to Provide End-to-end TETRA Radio Solution to Saudi Arabia’s GACA

November 29, 2017 @ 06:06 PM

Leonardo- Selex has won a contract to provide an end to end TETRA (terrestrial trunked radio) solution to Saudi Arabias General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA). This will provide secure communications throughout the King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) in Jeddah, the company said in a statement Tuesday

Tata Power SED Wins Indian Navy's Portable Driver Detection Sonar Contract

November 16, 2017 @ 02:00 PM

Indian Tata Power Strategic Engineering Division (Tata Power SED) has won a contract for the supply of Portable Diver Detection Sonar (PDDS) for Indian Naval applications from Indian Ministry of Defence (MoD). This Contract is a part of “Make in India” initiative and the second contract under the MoD procurement category...

Rockwell Collins’ Integrated Avionics in Hellenic Navy’s P-3 Aircraft Upgrade

October 24, 2017 @ 10:37 AM

The Rockwell Collins Flight2 integrated avionics system has been selected by Lockheed Martin to bring Hellenic Navy P-3 aircraft into compliance with upcoming mandates for unrestricted global airspace operation. The Flight2 integrated avionics upgrade will convert the flight deck into a large, all-glass cockpit, making for easier viewing of critical information...

BeiDou Navigation System-Equipped Chinese Airliner Completes Test Flight

October 16, 2017 @ 11:50 AM

Chinas home-made BeiDou Navigation System was successfully tested aboard an ARJ21-700 commercial airliner on Saturday. The test was carried out by the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC)

Harris RF Communications Wins $765 Million to Supply Portable Radios and Ancillary

October 3, 2017 @ 12:14 AM

Harris Radio Frequency Communications is being awarded a $765 million contract for procurement of portable radios and ancillary parts for the US Navy and Marine Corps. The procurement includes fielding of handheld, manpack, fixed mount/vehicular and base station radios that fulfill Office of the Chief of Naval Operations approved legacy tactical, portable radio requirements, US Department of Defense said in a statement Monday

DARPA Demos New Cloud-Penetrating Radar Sensor

September 29, 2017 @ 09:15 AM

The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) demonstrated a new sensor that can capture real-time video through clouds. The Video Synthetic Aperture Radar (ViSAR) program, which began in 2013, has been developing an Extremely High Frequency (EHF) targeting sensor to operate through clouds as effectively as current electro-optical and infrared (EO/IR) sensors operate in clear weather

Northrop Grumman to Supply Radio Frequency Generation Tech to US Navy

September 13, 2017 @ 08:22 AM

Northrop Grumman is providing advanced radio frequency signal generation technology to the US Navy as part of the Next-Generation Electronic Warfare Environment Generator (NEWEG) program. Under the terms of the contract awarded by the US Navy, Northrop Grummans Amherst Systems business unit will supply its advanced Radio Frequency (RF) Generation Technology for the NEWEG program, which will provide the Navys generator with advanced threat laboratory and free space simulation capabilities, the company said in a statement Tuesday

Lockheed Martin Wins $45 Million USAF MCEU Contract

September 12, 2017 @ 03:00 PM

The US Air Force awarded Lockheed Martin a $45.5 million contract to provide Military Code (M-Code) Early Use (MCEU) capability to the Global Positioning System (GPS)

IAI’s Signal Intelligence Centre Achieves Operational Capability Success

September 5, 2017 @ 02:35 PM

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) advanced, highly automated Signal Intelligence (SIGINT) centre has successfully achieved phase I operational capability with an undisclosed customer. The state-of-the-art center integrated and fuses all the nation's SIGINT sensors at a strategic level using big data and high-throughput real time data processing

Bittium, Finland sign Agreement For Tactical Wireless IP Network Products

August 9, 2017 @ 02:25 PM

Finlands Bittium Wireless and the Finnish Defence Forces have signed a EUR 30 million (US$35.1 million) Framework Agreement for the purchase of Bittium Tactical Wireless IP Network (TAC WIN) system products

Northrop Grumman to Upgrade Radio Terminals of USAF E-8C Joint STARS

August 9, 2017 @ 12:19 AM

Northrop Grumman has won a US Air Force contract to upgrade existing radio terminals aboard the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (Joint STARS) fleet and replace them with Air Force Tactical Receive System-Ruggedized (AFTRS-R) terminals. AFTRS-R assures capability for the Joint STARS fleet and those interacting with the weapon system to receive intelligence reports, including threat warnings in hostile environments, ensuring undiminished battle management in support of warfighters in the air, on the ground and at sea, the company said in a statement Tuesday