Bell-Boeing Wins $35 Million to Upgrade Software and Hardware of V-22 Flight...

January 19, 2018 @ 04:08 AM

Bell-Boeing JPO has won $35 million for software and hardware upgrades in support of 28 flight training devices of V-22 helicopters. This order procures software and hardware upgrades for 28 flight training devices necessary to integrate aircraft software version B 6-01/C 4

Leonardo Showcases Electronic Warfare, Fighter Trainer Expertise At Kuwait Aviation Show

January 18, 2018 @ 01:16 PM

Leonardo is exhibiting its mobile Electronic Warfare (EW) range capability service, which the company is offering to the Kuwaiti Air Force through its local in-country subsidiary, at the Kuwait Aviation Show, held from January 17-20. The ‘EW Mobile Range will allow Kuwaiti pilots to test their aircraft against realistic representative threats...

Russian MoD Replaces Windows With Locally Developed Linux OS

January 15, 2018 @ 11:06 AM

The Russian Ministry of Defense is now using domestically-developed operating system, called Astra Linux built by Moscow firm "RusBITEkh". Currently, licensed Microsoft products are installed on Russian military computers

US State Department Approves $62M Sale of Software Upgrades for Oman’s F-16...

January 6, 2018 @ 11:10 AM

The US Department of State on Friday approved a $62-million sale of software upgrades for F-16 combat jets and secure communications equipment. "The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Oman of items and services to support incremental Operational Flight Profile (OFP) software upgrades for...

Geco Tablet-based Mission Systems Enter Indonesia Air Force Service

December 8, 2017 @ 12:57 PM

Inzpire has announced that its GECO Air tablet-based mission system has entered service with the Indonesian Air Force – the Tentara Nasional Indonesia-Angkatan Udara. The tablet is designed to complement existing on-board avionics systems by bringing hardware technology to the cockpit

Saab Unveils New Military Training Application

November 28, 2017 @ 06:10 AM

Saab launches a new tool for military O/C (Observer/Controller) and exercise leaders. The new application, We:Are, is built on Augmented Reality for smart phones and tablets, and will be showcased to the training market for the first time at this year´s I/ITSEC in Orlando, Florida

US DoD Awards $17.5 Billion IT Services Contracts to 20 Companies

November 3, 2017 @ 09:11 AM

A suite of multiple contracts to provide information technology services to US Department of Defence (DoD) facilities all over the world cumulatively worth US$17,500,000,000 were awarded on Thursday. The contracts are for providing a full range of information technology services and solutions required by the Defense Information Systems Agency, the Department of Defense, and other agencies of the federal government

BAE Commences Production of Sensors for Lockheed Martin’s LRASM

November 2, 2017 @ 11:48 AM

BAE Systems has begun production of its sensor technology for the Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) following a $40 million order from prime contractor Lockheed Martin. The sensor enables the missile to seek and attack specific high-threat maritime targets within groups of ships, including those protected by sophisticated anti-aircraft systems

Thales Wins £100 Million Communication Systems Contract For Royal Navy Fleet

October 10, 2017 @ 02:32 PM

Thales has secured a seven year contract worth £100 million to provide through-life support for communications systems of the Royal Navys fleet. The awarded contract provides an intelligent, unified approach to supporting the Thales communications systems, including those fitted to the Queen Elizabeth Class (QEC) aircraft carriers coming into service

Leonardo to Supply Information Management Software for Australian Navy's Six Collins-class Subs

October 5, 2017 @ 06:56 PM

Leonardo has won a contract to deliver Information Management software to six Collins-class submarines operated by the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). The contract, called ‘Submarine Communication Information Exchange Management (SCIEM), is part of Australias Project SEA1439 Phase 5B2 upgrade programme

US Marines Demo Print-on-the-go Drones

September 28, 2017 @ 12:06 PM

Micro drones which can be printed on the field for instant reconnaissance missions were demonstrated by US Marines as part of operation 'Inherent Resolve' to drive out ISIS Militants from Iraq and Syria. The Nibbler drone was created through 3D printing to be low cost, easily repaired and have simple maintenance to allow Marines to use it

Raytheon Wins $38 Million to Provide Software for AIM -120D Missiles

September 7, 2017 @ 05:44 AM

Raytheon Missiles Systems has been awarded a $38.6 million contract for the System Improvement Program 3- Engineering Manufacturing, Development