US Military to get Cellphone-like Satcom Systems

November 28, 2019 @ 03:18 AM

The US Navy has awarded General Dynamics a contract worth $731.8 million to supply Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite communication system, which will provide voice clarity and data transmission speed similar to that of a civilian cellphone

Kuwait to get First E-Scan AESA Radar-Equipped Eurofighter in 2020

November 26, 2019 @ 09:06 AM

Kuwait will become the first country to own Eurofighter jets equipped with E-Scan (Captor-E CAESAR) Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar when it receives the jet next year. Twenty-Eight Eurofighter jets were purchased by Kuwait in 2016 for $8

Japan Orders Lockheed Solid State Radar SPY-7 Sets for Aegis Ashore

November 22, 2019 @ 09:08 AM

The Japanese Ministry of Defense has ordered two Solid State Radar (SSR) antenna sets for Tokyos Aegis Ashore Ballistic Missile Defense system. “Lockheed Martin and its trading partner in Japan recently contracted with the Japanese Ministry of Defense to produce two Solid State Radar (SSR) antenna sets for Aegis Ashore Japan,”...

Northrop Delivers 500th AESA Radar for F-35 fighter

November 8, 2019 @ 08:20 AM

Northrop Grumman has delivered its 500th AN/APG-81 active electronically scanned array (AESA) fire control radar for the F-35 Lightning II. The AN/APG-81 radar has long-range active and passive air-to-air and air-to-ground modes that support different missions

AESA Radar-Equipped Chinese J-11B Fighter Jet Seen for First Time

November 6, 2019 @ 08:58 AM

China has displayed a J-11B fighter jet, the mainstay of its air force, with a white nose cone with its official media interpreting it to be new Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar. “The new radar that can see farther and enable long-range missile use, a move that will significantly boost...

Captor-E AESA Upgrades for Bundeswehr’s Eurofighters from 2022

November 4, 2019 @ 10:58 AM

Bundeswehrs fleet of Eurofighters will get Captor-E Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) upgrades starting 2022, Luftwaffe chief said during an interview with a local daily. “The Captor-E AESA radar will significantly increase the capabilities of the Eurofighter in air-to-air and air-to-ground applications

Leonardo Bags Bangladesh’s Air Surveillance Radar Contract

October 31, 2019 @ 10:20 AM

Leonardo has netted Bangladeshs air surveillance radar contract with the company agreeing to supply Kronos LAND radars to the Bangladesh Air Force (BAF), on Tuesday. The agreement was announced by the Italian firm at the ongoing Bahrain International Defense Exhibition and Conference (BIDEC) exhibition in Manama, Bahrain

Russia to test Internal Web Network This Week

October 30, 2019 @ 09:02 AM

Russia is planning to hold tests of “RuNet,” a

US Navy’s EA-18G Electronic Warfare Aircraft to get Self-power Generating Jammer Pod...

October 29, 2019 @ 07:46 AM

Raytheon completed the first power generation flight test of the Next Generation Jammer Mid-Band (NGJ-MB) which will create its own electricity to jam enemy radars The U.S

Turkey's Domestic Long Range Radar to be Ready Soon

October 23, 2019 @ 08:35 AM

Work on Turkeys domestic long-range radar systems will be completed soon, Mustafa Akkulu, Aselsan Radar Systems Director, said Tuesday. “Aselsan has been working on an S-Band long-range radar system

US Army Picks Raytheon’s New 360-degree Radar for its Patriot System

October 18, 2019 @ 07:37 AM

The US Army has chosen Raytheons new 360-degree Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Sensor (LTAMDS) radar for its Patriot air defense systems. “The LTAMDS is the new radar for the US Army's Integrated Air and Missile Defense network

Russia Develops Radar to Detect Miniature Drones

October 11, 2019 @ 08:06 AM

Russias Ruselectronics Group has developed a radar station that can detect miniature drones measuring one square foot at a distance of up to 7.5 km, Defence holding company, Rostec