Saab Reveals New Range of Electronic Warfare Devices

September 18, 2017 @ 02:10 PM

Saab has introduced a new family of Electronic Warfare (EW) self-protection systems called Arexis. One version of Arexis is the on-board EW suite in the new version of the Gripen fighter, Gripen E/F

Lockheed Martin, Elbit Systems Team Up For British Maritime Electronic Warfare Programme

September 14, 2017 @ 09:57 AM

Lockheed Martin UK and Elbit Systems UK have signed a strategic teaming agreement to partner on the Maritime Electronic Warfare Programme (MEWP) for the Royal Navy. The MEWP is a significant procurement to upgrade the Royal Navy's Electronic Warfare capabilities

BAE Systems To Study Military Application Of Laser Directed Energy Weapons

September 12, 2017 @ 04:55 PM

BAE Systems has launched a £30 million programme to determine the military utility of Laser Directed Energy Weapons (LDEWs) and to study integration on to UK military aircraft, ships and land vehicles. With UK and allied military personnel facing evolving threats around the globe there is an emerging need for a...

Rockwell Collins Delivers Anti-Jam GPS Receiver To USAF Special Ops Command

August 25, 2017 @ 12:15 PM

Rockwell Collins has delivered the latest generation Digital GPS Anti-Jam Receiver (DIGAR) airborne anti-jam and anti-spoofing technology to the US Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC). The enhanced solution provides airborne anti-jam capability with over 10,000 times improved jamming resistance over the previous model, the company announced Thursday

Kalashnikov To Begin Production Of Combat Module Using Neural Network Technologies

August 21, 2017 @ 12:04 PM

The Kalashnikov Concern is likely to begin serial production of a new combat module using NeuroNet by next year, TASS reports. NeuroNet is an artificial neural networks, which allows the module to identify targets, learn and make decisions on its own

Pentagon To Get Unified Cyber Command

August 19, 2017 @ 12:26 PM

The US President Donald Trump has elevated the status of Cyber Command, the Pentagons offensive cyber force, to a “unified combatant command” on Friday to bolster countrys cyber defenses. “The elevation of United States Cyber Command demonstrates our increased resolve against cyberspace threats and will help reassure our allies and partners and deter our adversaries,” Trump said in a statement Friday

US SOCOM Selects BAE Systems For MC-130J Aircraft Electronic Warfare Systems

July 13, 2017 @ 04:43 AM

The US Special Operations Command (SOCOM) has selected BAE Systems to provide new electronic warfare (EW) systems for its fleet of AC/MC-130J aircraft. BAE Systems will upgrade the aircrafts survivability equipment with the capability to detect, identify, locate, deny, degrade, disrupt, and defeat various threats that aircrews encounter in hostile and challenging environments, the company said in a statement Wednesday

Airbus Helicopters Picks Saab’s EW Self-Protection Systems For H225M Caracal Choppers...

June 23, 2017 @ 10:57 AM

Saab has received a contract from Airbus Helicopters to provide its IDAS integrated electronic warfare self-protection systems for H225M Caracal multirole utility helicopters. Saabs Integrated Defensive Aids Suite (IDAS) protects the crew by enhancing platform survivability in sophisticated, diverse and dense threat environments

Latest DARPA Program Eyes Digital Tech For Battle Management In Coastal Urban...

June 21, 2017 @ 11:16 AM

The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agencys (DARPA) last week announced its latest program that aims to develop advanced battle management, command and control tools and a comprehensive interactive virtual environment to test novel concepts for future expeditionary combat operations. The program, dubbed Prototype Resilient Operations Testbed for Expeditionary Urban Scenarios (PROTEUS), seeks to deliver a software platform for use on a tablet or other personal device that would enable dynamic and adaptive composition of battlefield elements—including dismounted forces, vehicles, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), manned aircraft, and other available assets—simultaneously across multiple command levels as the fight is evolving, the press...

US Navy Awards $492M Automated Digital Network System Contract

June 20, 2017 @ 10:06 AM

The US Navy has awarded multiple contracts estimated $492 million to four US firms - DRS Laurel Technologies, Leidos, SAIC and Serco Inc., for Automated Digital Network System (ADNS)

Leonardo Tests Missile-Countermeasure BriteCloud Decoy System on F-16 Fighter Jet

June 6, 2017 @ 08:51 PM

Leonardo has launched the new version of its BriteCloud decoy for fast jets, called BriteCloud 218, following trials with Danish F-16 fighter aircraft. BriteCloud is a compact radio-frequency device that is launched by a fast-jet pilot when facing attack from radar-guided missiles

Growing Complexity Of Military Assets Expected To Fuel Virtual Reality Market

May 31, 2017 @ 02:13 PM

Growing complexity in assembly and maintenance of military assets combined with a shortage of skilled engineers is expected to drive the market for virtual reality/augmented reality products. A report from Digi-Capital predicts that the market for virtual and augmented reality will be worth $120 billion by 2020