US Army Demos Cyber Weapons, Electronics Warfare Tech For Land Vehicles

June 23, 2017 @ 04:16 PM

The US Army demonstrated cyber weapons and electronic warfare (EW) technology to prevent simulated tank assault at a training exercise conducted at the Army National Training Center at Fort Irwin, California, early this month. The cyber weapon used in the exercise specifically targeted the radio and wireless communication systems of the...

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...

Chinese Soldiers Getting Addicted To Mobile Games

June 8, 2017 @ 10:37 AM

The huge popularity of mobile games among the rank and file of Chinese military personnel has created a controversy following the demotion of an army engineer to the lower position after he missed an important phone call because he was distracted by a mobile game. Military experts have warned that mobile...

Elbit Systems To Deliver Ground Electronic Intelligence Capabilities To European Nation

May 29, 2017 @ 03:37 PM

Elbit Systems has won a $390 million, to supply an array of ground electronic intelligence capabilities to a European country. The contract, which includes various intelligence capabilities, as well as communications and command and control solutions, will be performed over a three-year period

Chinese Military Develops Mobile App To Spy On Soldiers

May 8, 2017 @ 09:48 AM

The Chinese military has developed smartphone security software that will automatically alert authorities if it detects any violations of Internet use. The Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) Daily, the official newspaper of the Chinese military, reported on Sunday that the PLA Rocket (Missile) Force introduced the mobile phone security platform to better...

Beijing Offers USD $73,000 Reward To Spy-Spotters

April 11, 2017 @ 11:51 AM

China has offered US$1,500 to US$73,000 as prize money for providing information on on suspected foreign spies. “The pressing need for new measures to guard against foreign spies is an unfortunate side-effect of Chinas reform and opening up to the world,”

Lockheed, Northrop Test US Army's Modular Active Protection System On M1 Abrams...

March 29, 2017 @ 12:48 PM

Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman and the US Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) recently completed initial integration for the US Army's Modular Active Protection System (MAPS) soft-kill demonstrator. Using Lockheed Martin's Open Architecture Processor and Northrop Grumman's sensor and countermeasure systems, the team completed initial integration in preparation for full system demonstrations on an M1 Abrams tank in 2017

US Marine Corps Buys 31,000 Laptops To Support Next Gen Enterprise Network

February 22, 2017 @ 10:46 AM

US Marine Corps has awarded contract to CDW Government for delivering 31,000 laptops to support the Next Generation Enterprise Network (NGEN) and the Secure Operational Network Infrastructure Capability (SONIC). "CDW Government [of] Vernon Hills, Illinois is being awarded a $34

Big Data To Help South Korea Forecast Enemy Threats

February 9, 2017 @ 09:54 AM

South Korea is considering employing big data solutions to forecast enemy threats and strengthen its defense readiness. Defense officials, venture firms and experts gathered at a seminar in Seoul to discuss ways to further utilize big data in beefing up the military's defense capabilities against North Korea's growing nuclear and missile threats

General Dynamics Wins US Navy's Command N6 IT Support Contract

February 7, 2017 @ 03:25 PM

General Dynamics has won N6 Information Technology Support contract from US Navy to continue delivering enterprise-level IT services to SPAWAR Systems Center Atlantic and Commander Navy Installations Command (CNIC). The single award contract has a potential value of approximately $70 million over three years, the company announced Monday

Russia's Rostec Delivers Laser Rangefinders To China

February 7, 2017 @ 03:07 PM

Russias Shvabe, a part of Rostec Corp, has delivered LDM-2VK laser rangefinders to China for use in shooting practise. The LDM-2VK laser rangefinder, which defines target coordinates in the GLONASS and GPS satellite navigation systems, is produced at the holding company's Shvabe – Defense and Protection enterprise

Finnish Defence Forces To Get Bittium Tough LTE Smartphones, Back-End Systems

January 27, 2017 @ 02:03 PM

Bittium has won a contract from the Finnish Defence Forces to deliver its Tough Mobile LTE smartphones and related Secure Suite back-end system classified for confidential level. The contract signifies a strategic decision to reinforce the information security of the wireless communications of the Finnish Defence Forces, the company announced today