Chinese Firm Shows Five Radar Early Warning Systems at Airshow China 2018

November 5, 2018 @ 06:29 PM

Five major radar early warning systems for anti-missile operations, space attack and defense, joint theater operations, ocean warfare and global surveillance and combat were unveiled at the Airshow China 2018 today. The China Electronics Technology Group Corporation (CETC) which developed the systems said that the radars will provide users with overall...

Canada to Buy 3 King Air Surveillance Reconnaissance Aircraft for US$300M

October 5, 2018 @ 08:46 AM

The US State Department approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Canada of three King Air 350ER aircraft with customer unique post-modifications for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) operations for an estimated cost of US $300 million. The Government of Canada has requested to buy three King Air 350ER (extended range)...

L3 To Produce Squad Aiming Laser Systems For USSOCOM

September 22, 2018 @ 11:29 AM

The US Navy has awarded a $48.5 million worth contract for the production of Squad Aiming Lasers (SAL), spare parts, and training in support of U

Huge Setback to Russia's Electronic Intelligence Ability in Syria Following Il-20M Downing...

September 20, 2018 @ 11:16 AM

Russia's ability to eavesdrop on terrorists' and rival forces' communications in the Syrian battlefield may have suffered a monumental setback following the accidental shooting down of the Ilyushin Il-20M Electronic Intelligence (ELINT) aircraft. The ELINT aircraft was supposedly only one of its kind deployed in Syria and possibly one of 10...

Boeing Wins $208M USAF Contract For F-15 Eagle Targeting Pods

September 6, 2018 @ 07:01 AM

The US Air Force has awarded a $208 million worth contract to Boeing for F-15 Legion Pod infrared search and track (IRST) pods. The contract, announced Wednesday by the Department of Defense, provides for engineering, manufacturing, and development, production, integration, testing and deployment of F-15 Legion Pod IRST pods

Raytheon Awarded US Navy Contract For Aircraft Infrared Systems

August 30, 2018 @ 12:22 PM

The US Navy has awarded over a $59 million worth contract to Raytheon for logistics services in support of MV-22 Ospreys and CH-53 Sea Stallion helicopters. The contract, awarded by U

Lockheed Martin To Provide Modernized Day Sensor Assembly Kits To UAE

August 30, 2018 @ 12:12 PM

The Pentagon has awarded a $44 million Foreign Military Sales worth contract to Lockheed Martin to supply Modernized Day Sensor Assembly (M-DSA) kits to the United Arab Emirates, according to the DOD statement made on Wednesday. The awarded contract also includes the supply of the modernized laser range finder designators, and flight code processors to UAE, the statement said

L3 Wins $454M Contract For US Army Tactical UAS Payload

August 30, 2018 @ 12:01 PM

L-3 Communications has wont the US Army contract worth $454 million to supply Electro-Optic/Infrared/Laser Designator Payload, the Department of defense announced Wednesday. Work under the EO/IR/LD payload contract encompasses program management, production, system engineering, integration, test, evaluation and logistical support services, according to a

General Atomics To Provide Advanced Sensor For USAF Reaper Drones For

August 21, 2018 @ 07:05 AM

General Atomics has been awarded a $133 million worth contract to provide advanced sensor for the US Air Forces Reaper drones as part of the modernization effort to upgrade MQ-9 Reaper surveillance and attack UAS. According to Department of defense press release, the contractor will complete the development, integration, and flight test of an advanced sensor into an MQ-9 unmanned aerial vehicle in realistic test scenarios at continental U

The United States Army Plans to Capture Drones in Mid-Flight Using Microwave...

August 8, 2018 @ 11:50 AM

In a public solicitation last Friday, the US Army announced its intention to purchase an airborne high-powered microwave system from Lockheed Martin, for use against drones. The high-powered microwave system would be mounted to an aircraft would disable fixed-wing or quadcopter drones with a beam of focused radiation, as reported by TheVerge News

Lockheed Martin Wins $99M Worth FMS Contract For LANTIRN Targeting Pods Support

July 27, 2018 @ 08:11 AM

The US Air Force has awarded over $99 million worth contract to Lockheed Martin for Low Altitude Navigation and Targeting Infrared for Night (LANTIRN) systems support, the Department of defense announced Thursday. “Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems, Orlando, Florida, has been awarded a $99,900,000 indefinite-delivery/definite-quantity contract for Low Altitude Navigation and Targeting Infrared for Night (LANTIRN) LM-STAR support equipment production and sustainment,” the statement says

L-3 Wins $73M For HALO Aircraft For Ballistic Missile Defense System Test...

July 21, 2018 @ 09:51 AM

The US Missile Defense Agency has awarded a $73 million worth contract to L-3 Communications for upgrading the High Altitude Observatory (HALO) systems for carrying out the Ballistic Missile Defense System tests requirement. The contract announced by the Department of Defense on Friday has the basic contract ceiling being increased by $73,223,000 from $564,153,809 to a maximum of $637,376,809