China Deploys Hi-tech Surveillance Squipment Along Border with India

April 8, 2018 @ 07:29 PM

China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) has deployed several types of high tech equipment along parts of its border with India including a surveillance camera network and a proposed satellite early-warning monitoring system. The equipment can be used in all environments, including those with extremes of temperature and topography such as the...

Leonardo To Provide Defensive Aids Suite For British Army's New Apache Helicopters

April 3, 2018 @ 01:42 PM

Leonardo today at the FIDAE exhibition in Chile announced a contract to provide a defensive aids suite (DAS) for the British Armys new fleet of Apache AH-64E helicopters. Under related contracts from the UK MOD and Boeing, Leonardo will integrate sensors and countermeasures to ensure that UK Apaches remain amongst the...

Lockheed Martin To Provide Modular Active Protection Systems For US Military Vehicles

March 28, 2018 @ 11:31 AM

The US Army's Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) has awarded Lockheed Martin a next-phase contract to continue maturing the Modular Active Protection Systems (MAPS) controller base kit hardware and software and to support government integration efforts ahead of platform demonstrations scheduled to take place through 2019. MAPS is...

Chinese Research Lab Develops Military Vehicle Driver Sensor System

March 28, 2018 @ 11:13 AM

Chinese researchers are developing a smart, real-time sensing system for the military vehicles to enable smooth movement at night without lighting or in changeable lighting, local media reports. The researchers at the Second Academy of the China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation told Science and Technology Daily on Tuesday that an...

Boeing Invests in US Tech Company Developing Mini Radars for UAVs

March 16, 2018 @ 11:48 AM

Boeing announced its investment in Fortem Technologies, a Utah-based company developing advanced radar systems for unmanned and manned aircraft. Fortem Technologies offers airspace awareness solutions using low size, weight and power radar to ensure safe operations of unmanned aerial vehicles

Lockheed Martin Wins $150 Million US Navy Contract For High Power Laser...

March 2, 2018 @ 08:14 AM

The US Navy awarded Lockheed Martin a $150 million contract, with options worth up to $942.8 million, for the development, manufacture and delivery of two high power laser weapon systems, by fiscal year 2020

US Approves $259M Sierra Nevada King Air 350ER ISR Aircraft Sale to...

February 22, 2018 @ 07:09 AM

The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Kuwait of four King Air 350ER Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft for an estimated $259 million. The principal contractor will be Sierra Nevada Corporation, Hagerstown, MD

Boeing Awarded $61 million Contract to Upgrade Japanese E-767 AWACS

February 13, 2018 @ 03:28 AM

Boeing has been awarded a $60,903,323 contract for the mission computing upgrade installation and checkout of four Japanese E-767 Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft and associated ground systems. Work will be performed in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; San Antonio, Texas; and Seattle, Washington, and is expected to be complete by Dec

Terma To Provide Missile Warning Systems For Belgian Defence F-16s

January 5, 2018 @ 03:18 PM

Belgian Defence has ordered Termas ylon Integrated Dispensing System (PIDS+) configuration pylons for its fleet of F-16 fighter jets. According to company press release, all of the original European Participating Air Forces (EPAF) countries – Denmark, Norway, the Netherlands, and Belgium – have now ordered the Terma PIDS+ pylons for their F-16s, and all of them are equipped with the Hensoldt AAR-60(V)2 Missile Warning System (MWS)

Raytheon Wins $25.8 Million for Six Submarine High Data Rate Antenna Systems

December 27, 2017 @ 11:40 PM

Raytheon is being awarded a $25.8 million modification contract for six Submarine High Data Rate (SubHDR) antenna systems

Lockheed Martin Wins $961M USAF Contract For Sniper Pods Upgrade

December 21, 2017 @ 09:46 AM

The US Air Force awarded Lockheed Martin a contract to provide sustainment and upgrades for its fleet of 683 Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods (ATP). Valued at up to $961 million, the five-year, Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) contract allows the Air Force to place orders for logistics, spares, software and sensor enhancements, among other activities

Lockheed Martin Wins $65 Million Modification contract in Support of M-TADS Program

December 20, 2017 @ 07:44 AM

Lockheed Martin has won $65 million modification contract to extend services for performance-based logistics in support of the Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensors program. Work is expected to be complete by Dec