Russian 'Kryptonite' to Create Civilian IT Products based on Military Applications

July 13, 2018 @ 11:59 AM

Russian Rostec and Citadel have established a research and production company, ‘Kryptonite, which will create civilian IT products based on military developments in the field of information security. Initial investment in the creation of the joint venture will amount to more than 4 billion rubles (US$64 million), the company said...

Rostec Unveils Russian Alternative for Skype

June 11, 2018 @ 03:20 PM

Rostec has unveiled first Russian unified communications system- Russian analogue of Skype. The company claims that the communication system is reliable for remote conferences

Microsoft's Cloud Computing for US Intel Agencies

May 22, 2018 @ 12:27 PM

Microsoft has reached an agreement to provide 17 US intelligence agencies with its cloud-computing platform, The Washington Post reported. According to the media outlet, citing the company's executives, the new deal will allow it to move intelligence agencies computer systems onto Microsoft Office 365 apps and add some cloud-based apps that...

Pentagon to Install McAfee Security Software Worldwide in $550M Deal

May 10, 2018 @ 10:53 AM

The Pentagon has awarded a contract worth more than a half-billion dollars to three US consulting firms for McAfee security solutions, the Defense Department said in a press release. "This agreement will provide McAfee brand name hardware, software, and services for Department of Defense (DoD), US intelligence community, and Coast Guard...

IFS Teams Up With TAE Aerospace To Connect Enterprise Data With Assisted...

May 8, 2018 @ 04:50 PM

IFS announced Tuesday the launch of a new proof of concept - developed by the companys think tank, IFS Labs, in collaboration with fountx and its Australian parent company, TAE Aerospace - to change the way that companies maintain complex assets. IFS Labs has developed integration between enterprise applications suite IFS Applications and fountx wearable assisted reality technology

Rostec Subsidiary Signs Security Alliance Agreement With French Firm

April 9, 2018 @ 12:36 PM

The SIBER holding company, a member of the Rostec State Corporation, and AMARANTE International, a French company, have entered into a strategic cooperation agreement for forming a security alliance. The cooperation implies exchange of information, implementation of researches and commercial projects related to various services to be provided in Russia and other countries

Raytheon To Begin Work On $600M Contract To Modernize US Army Strategic...

March 26, 2018 @ 02:49 PM

Raytheon will begin work on the $600-million, three-year contract to sustain and modernize missile defense and other strategic systems operated by the US Army, after the protest was withdrawn in February since the deal announcement in June 2017. Within the next 30-60 days Raytheon will begin accepting directions from the Army to conduct software sustainment and system engineering services for critical systems including THAAD, AN/TPY-2 radars, the Ground-Based Midcourse Defense System, the Sea-Based X-Band Radar and Upgraded Early Warning Radars

Lockheed Martin Launches Unmanned Vehicle Control Software To Control Multiple UAV Types

February 21, 2018 @ 11:38 AM

Lockheed Martin will unveil VCSi – commercial software that enables operators to simultaneously control dozens of unmanned vehicles and conduct information, surveillance and reconaissance missions – during the Unmanned Systems Exhibition and Conference in Abu Dhabi this month. "VCSi is a safe and reliable software platform that can be adapted to any vehicle – from one you can hold in your hand, to a 50,000-pound machine; from a vehicle that flies for a few minutes, to a vehicle that flies for months at a time," said John Molberg, business development manager, Lockheed Martin CDL Systems

BAE Systems Develops Semi-Autonomous Software For Real-Time Warfare Management

February 15, 2018 @ 01:49 PM

BAE Systems has developed automated, on-board software that enhances mission effectiveness. Distributed Battle Management (DBM) is the process of providing timely and relevant information to operators and pilots when communication is not assured, so they can better manage and control air-to-air and air-to-ground combat in contested environments

Harris Corp Wins $161M Electronic Jammers Contract For US Navy and Australian...

February 9, 2018 @ 08:10 AM

Harris Corporation has received a $161 million contract to supply electronic jammers to protect U.S

Israeli Defence Firm SCD Completes Acquisition of US-based Quantum Imaging

January 24, 2018 @ 12:26 PM

SCD, an Israeli firm jointly owned by Elbit Systems and Rafael, has completed its acquisition of US company Quantum Imaging, business newspaper