Raytheon Inks Electronic Warfare Agreement With Australian Firm

May 28, 2018 @ 05:57 PM

Raytheon signed an interactive project agreement with Defence Science and Technology (DST) to work collaboratively to develop and prototype advanced electronic warfare capabilities for the Australian Defence Force's priorities and programs. "Our ability to build Defence capability relies on support from industry to deliver leading-edge innovation and research," said Australia's Chief...

US Army Places Order For Mounted Family of Computer Systems

May 28, 2018 @ 05:53 PM

DRS Network & Imaging Systems LLC has been awarded a competitive, single award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the US Army requirement known as Mounted Family of Computer Systems (MFOCS) II, the Department of defense announced Friday. The MFOCS is a modular family of computing platforms which integrates networked-battle command information system capabilities...

Russia’s New Korsar Surveillance UAV To Get An Upgrade Of EW Systems...

May 9, 2018 @ 11:11 AM

The new Russian Korsar (Corsair) tactical surveillance unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) will be upgraded with an electronic warfare system and an increased operational range, TASS reports. Unveiled during the night rehearsals of the Victory Day parade in Moscow, the Korsar comprises several drones, a control panel and other systems

Poland to Buy Northrop Grumman’s Integrated Air and Missile Defense System

March 31, 2018 @ 09:33 AM

The government of Poland has signed a Letter of Offer and Acceptance (LOA) with the US government to purchase Northrop Grummans Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) Battle Command System (IBCS). The LOA allows the US government to start contracting with Northrop Grumman for production and delivery of IBCS that enables...

Elbit Systems Wins SAR Contract from Asia-Pac Country

March 15, 2018 @ 10:44 AM

Israeli defense electronics company Elbit Systems today announced a $65 million contract by an Asian-Pacific country to provide a Search and Rescue (SAR) solution connecting its army, navy and air force. Under the contract, the Israeli company will install Airborne Locator Systems (ALS) and Emergency Locator Transmitters (ELTs) onboard various mission...

US Army Awards $876M 10-year Term Contract For Battlefield Intelligence System Requirements

March 9, 2018 @ 10:26 AM

The US Army has awarded $876 million contract to Raytheon and Palantir Technologies to help address battlefield intelligence system requirements for the service branchs Distributed Common Ground System, the Defense Department said Thursday. DCGS is a system-of-systems built to help commanders gather and disseminate intelligence data to warfighters in real time

Northrop Grumman to Provide Advanced Electronic Warfare Simulation Capability To Saudi Arabia

February 9, 2018 @ 08:20 AM

Northrop Grumman Corporation has received a $75 million Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract award to deliver Joint Threat Emitter (JTE) support services to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The JTE offers realistic warfighter training and provides a modern, reactive battlespace environment that trains military personnel to identify and counter enemy missile and artillery threats

Russia Maximizes Electronic Warfare Use to Achieve Spectacular Results: UK Expert

January 31, 2018 @ 12:50 PM

Russia has integrated electronic warfare capabilities into its conventional warfare assets to achieve spectacular results in real battle scenarios such as in Syria, a leading expert on the Kremlins armed forces said Monday. Roger McDermott, a senior research fellow in war studies at Kings College London cited their recent response to a drone swarm attack on a Russian air base and naval facility in Syria, he said, “all were brought down” by conventional air defense or jamming using electronic warfare tools

Saab Opens Electronic Warfare Solutions Centre In Finland

January 17, 2018 @ 01:59 PM

Saab has established a new development centre – the Saab Technology Centre (STC) – in Tampere, Finland, with a focus on Electronic Warfare (EW). The unit contributes to deliveries for Saab´s current EW contracts for fighter aircraft, including Gripen E/F, the EW system for Airborne Early Warning & Control (AEW&C) aircraft, and the Electronic Support Measures/Electronic Intelligence systems (ESM/ELINT) used for land applications

Australia to Get Boeing Next-gen Battle-space Communications Ahead of Schedule

December 19, 2017 @ 02:31 AM

Australian Defense Forces has received next-generation battle-space communication ahead of schedule from Boeing Defense Australia (BDA). The $650 million project, LAND 2072 Phase 2B, will deliver voice, data and video services, allowing for secure communication between deployed Australian land forces and headquarters, Minister of Australian Defense Industry, Christopher Pyne said in a statement Tuesday

South Korea, Denmark to Test ‘Maritime Cloud’ Safety and Communication System

November 18, 2017 @ 04:45 PM

South Korea and Denmark will test a maritime safety and communication system on the shores of South Korean city of Busan. The Denmarks Maritime Authority along with South Koreas ministry of oceans and fisheries will conduct the test, Yonhap reported Saturday

Lockheed Martin Wins $23 Million for US Navy’s Electronic Warfare Contract

September 19, 2017 @ 02:08 AM

Lockheed Martin is being awarded a $23 million modification contract to exercise options for engineering manufacturing and development for advanced off-board electronic warfare (AOEW). The AOEW program will provide an electronic warfare mission package to integrate with a flight vehicle