Russia to commence “Sovereign Internet” Project from November

September 26, 2019 @ 08:44 AM

A national internet access system to isolate Russia, in case of attacks or denial of international access due to sanctions, will come into test mode from November. The countrys federal communications censorship agency, Roskomnadzor has already set up a center for monitoring and controlling general communications, and has begun installing corresponding...

Thales Bags Swiss Air Surveillance Contract, Defeats Raytheon, Saab

September 23, 2019 @ 12:07 PM

The Swiss Army has selected Thales Skyview airspace surveillance and flight operations system for its Air 2030 procurement programme, clinching the deal after defeating its competitors- Raytheon and Saab. The programme includes contracts for the purchase of around 40 new fighter jets, a ground-based air defence system and radar

Taiwan to Host 15 Nation Cyber-security Exercise in November

September 23, 2019 @ 11:09 AM

A first-ever Cyber Offensive and Defensive Exercise is to be held in Taiwan in November involving 15 nations from the Americas, Asia and Europe. Taiwanese Vice Premier Chen Chi-mai who is also head of the Cabinet department for information security, said Sunday that the exercise was planned in the wake of...

Britain’s ‘Top Female Spy’ Nominated as Head to UK’s New Cyber Warfare...

September 10, 2019 @ 11:03 AM

Britains “top female spy” has been nominated as head of National Cyber Force (NCF), the UKs new cyber warfare agency, said to be inspired by US Cyber Command that hacked into systems controlling Iran's missiles in retaliation to Tehran shooting down a US drone. “The specialist who will be running the...

Iran Unveils S-300 Clone, Claims ‘Substantial Upgrades’ over Russian System

August 22, 2019 @ 06:19 AM

Iran today unveiled an air defence system (ADS) which its state TV said is a ‘substantial upgrade over the Russian-made S-300 ADS. The surface-to-air missile system, dubbed Bavar-373, was unveiled during a ceremony on Thursday morning in the presence of President Hassan Rouhani, Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami and other...

Raytheon, US Navy Complete First Test of Enterprise Air Surveillance Radar

August 22, 2019 @ 05:44 AM

Raytheon and the United States Navy completed the first system-level tests of SPY-6(V) 2, the Enterprise Air Surveillance Radar (EASR) built for aircraft carriers and future frigates, at the Surface Combat System Center at Wallops Island, VA. In the first test the radar searched for, detected, identified and tracked numerous targets – including commercial aircraft

BAE Systems’ Robotic Ops Center to Automate Repetitive National Security Tasks

August 20, 2019 @ 12:14 PM

BAE Systems has launched a new Robotic Operations Center (ROC) to customize and deploy suites of software robots that automate high-volume, repetitive tasks in support of United States national security missions. The ROC, which builds on the companys partnership with UiPath, leverages machine learning and robotic process automation (RPA) tools to transform large volumes of data into actionable intelligence

Lockheed Develops Cybersecurity Yardstick For DoD Assets

August 13, 2019 @ 06:10 PM

Cyber experts from Lockheed Martin have developed a model that standardizes how to measure the cyber resiliency maturity of a weapon, mission, and/or training system anywhere in its lifecycle – the Cyber Resiliency Level model (CRL). The US government defines "cyber resiliency" as the ability to anticipate, withstand, recover from, and adapt to changing conditions in order to maintain the functions necessary for mission effective capability

Lockheed To Repair US Navy's AEGIS SPY-1 Weapon System

August 10, 2019 @ 08:50 AM

Lockheed Martin has won a $176.4 million contract to repair 1,672 different US Navy's head-of-family part numbers in support of the AEGIS (Advanced Electronic Guided Interceptor System) SPY-1 Weapon System

Lockheed Delivers First LRDR Panels To Alaskan Airbase

August 7, 2019 @ 05:04 PM

Lockheed Martin has delivered the first radar panel to Clear Air Force Station, Alaska, that will make up the Missile Defense Agency's (MDA's) new Long Range Discrimination Radar (LRDR). It is the first if the 20 radar panels to be delivered by the company to develop a new ballistic missile defense sensor for the US military under the MDA's $1

US DoD Awards BAE Systems 15 others $17 Billion Intelligence Solutions Contract

August 6, 2019 @ 11:48 AM

BAE Systems, Booz Allen Hamilton, Leidos among 16 firms have won a US DoD contract called Solutions for Intelligence Analysis 3 (SIA 3) with a combined ceiling value of $17,100,000,000. This contract will provide worldwide coverage, support and assistance to the Defense Intelligence Agency by delivering timely, objective and cogent military intelligence to warfighters, defense planners and defense and national security policy makers

Raytheon To Support US Army’s Radar System Used To Alert SHORAD Weapons...

August 1, 2019 @ 07:56 AM

Raytheon has won a $160.8 million contract to support the US Armys Sentinel Radar System, which is used to alert and queue Short Range Air Defense (SHORAD) weapons to the locations of hostile targets approaching their front line forces