Northrop Grumman Wins $57M US Navy Counter Radio-controlled IED, EW Contract

August 1, 2017 @ 04:08 AM

Northrop Grumman is being awarded a $57 million US Navy contract for Joint Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device (RCIEDs), Electronic Warfare (JCREW) Increment One Build One Systems full-rate production in support of the Expeditionary Warfare Program Office. Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare (CREW) systems provide combat troops protection against...

General Dynamics Introduces HOOK3 Combat Survival Radio

July 28, 2017 @ 12:43 PM

General Dynamics Mission Systems has introduced the new HOOK3 Combat Survival Radio (CSR) that automatically activates and securely transmits location data when specific G-Force or the presence of salt water is detected. The Hook3 provides direct line-of-sight voice and encrypted two-way data communications to help combat search and rescue teams quickly...

US Army Awards Multiple Contracts Worth $922M For Upgrading Land Mobile Radio...

July 7, 2017 @ 09:57 AM

Harris Corp and Motorola Solutions Inc have each been awarded $461 million contracts to upgrade existing land mobile radio system infrastructure over the next five years, the Pentagon said in a statement on Thursday. "Harris Corporation [of] Lynchburg, Virginia was awarded a $461,246,563 firm-fixed-price contract to support the capability to upgrade...

Leonardo, Thales Team Up For New-Gen Flight Data Processing System ‘Coflight’

June 22, 2017 @ 03:36 PM

The French and Italian major Air Navigation Service providers respectively DSNA (Direction de Services de la Navigation Aérienne) and ENAV (Italian air navigation service provider), alongside industrial partners Leonardo and Thales, confirm their commitment to Coflight, the new generation Flight Data Processing System. The parties decided to reinforce their cooperation to...

Harris Corp Wins $225M Contract To Provide Next-gen Manpack Radios

June 13, 2017 @ 11:30 AM

The US Special Operations Command has ordered next generation Manpack radio system from Harris Corp. to replace legacy manpack radios such as the AN/PRC-117F and AN/PRC-117G

Latest Bolt-on Aircraft Laser Weapon To Jam Enemy Missile Attacks: USAF

May 31, 2017 @ 03:18 PM

The US Air Force is working on an experimental demonstrator laser weapons that easily bolts on to an aircraft. A special five-year effort, called the SHIELD program, is aimed at creating sufficient on-board power, optics and high-energy lasers able to defend large platforms such as a B-52 bomber, C-130 aircraft or fighter jet

Boeing Wins $89M Infrared Search and Track System Contract For US Navy's...

May 26, 2017 @ 09:33 AM

Boeing has been awarded a $89 million contract to build a new Infrared Search and Track System into the US Navy's F/A-18 Super Hornet aircraft. "The Boeing Co

Harris Corp Wins $90M Tactical Radio Contracts from European Nation

May 10, 2017 @ 03:28 PM

Harris Corporation has received contracts valued at a total of $90 million from a European nation for tactical radios as part of the countrys communications readiness program. The contracts include the companys Falcon II AN/PRC-150C, which provides beyond line-of-sight communications and assured communications in a satellite-denied environment, and the Falcon III AN/PRC-152A that provides wideband voice and data capability for enhanced situational awareness

IAI Wins Targeting And Surveillance Pods Order From Asian Country

March 30, 2017 @ 03:35 PM

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has signed a $200 million contract with a customer in Asia to provide targeting and surveillance pods to the local air force. The contract will be carried out by ELTA Systems, the subsidiary of the Israeli firm, IAI announced Wednesday

USAF Completes GPS Anti-Jam Architecture Verification For Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile

March 27, 2017 @ 03:21 PM

The US Air Force (USAF) has completed product upgrade verification (PUV) flight tests of GPS anti-jam software and hardware for the AGM-158A Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM) and AGM-158B JASSM-Extended Range (ER) long-range, conventionally armed, precision stealth weapons in GPS-degraded and non-jammed environments. The tests, designated PUV-16 and PUV-17, were conducted at the US Army's White Sands Missile Range in New Mexicoin mid- and late-2016, but only disclosed by JASSM manufacturer Lockheed Martin in March 2017,

Elbit Systems Wins $100 Million Worth Radio Systems Contract

March 22, 2017 @ 03:49 PM

Elbit Systems Ltd. has been awarded an approximately $100 million contract by the Israeli Ministry of Defense (IMOD) for the supply of advanced radio systems

Russia Develops New Software-defined Radio

February 20, 2017 @ 09:50 AM

Russian NPO Angstrem has developed a radio communications system around new Russian-made hardware components. The R-187-P1E Azart multi-mode portable software-defined radio (SDR) lies at its heart