DARPA Plans Distributed Sensor Network Over Oceans

December 7, 2017 @ 11:56 AM

The US Defence Advnced Reasearch Projects Agency (DARPA) Wednesday announced its Ocean of Things program, to enable situational awareness over oceans by deploying thousands of small floats that could form a distributed sensor network. Each smart float would contain a suite of commercially available sensors to collect environmental data—such as ocean...

South Korea Sets Up New Airborne Intelligence Unit to Spy on North

December 1, 2017 @ 07:07 AM

The South Korean Air Force (SKAF) has created a bigger airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) unit to monitor Pyongyangs nuclear and missile activities. The new unit plans to introduce two RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicles next year under a 2014 contract with the US, with two more to arrive...

Tata Power SED Wins Indian Navy's Portable Driver Detection Sonar Contract

November 16, 2017 @ 02:00 PM

Indian Tata Power Strategic Engineering Division (Tata Power SED) has won a contract for the supply of Portable Diver Detection Sonar (PDDS) for Indian Naval applications from Indian Ministry of Defence (MoD). This Contract is a part of “Make in India” initiative and the second contract under the MoD procurement category...

Raytheon To Provide Telemetry, Transmitter Systems For US Navy G550 AEW Aircraft

November 9, 2017 @ 10:11 AM

The US Navy has awarded a $79.6 million worth contract to Raytheon to develop the Commercial Aircraft Based Instrumentation Telemetry System and the Airborne Command Transmitter System for its newly ordered Gulfstream G550 airborne early warning aircraft

India to Expedite Three Major Futuristic Warfare Systems Deals

November 3, 2017 @ 11:43 AM

The Indian government is likely to expedite three major defense programs that include the Futuristic Infantry Combat Vehicle (FICV), the Tactical Communication System (TCS) and the Battlefield Management System (BMS) and is likely to approve them by year-end. Indian Defense minister, Nirmala Sitharaman has guaranteed the industry that decisions on these...

BAE Commences Production of Sensors for Lockheed Martin’s LRASM

November 2, 2017 @ 11:48 AM

BAE Systems has begun production of its sensor technology for the Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) following a $40 million order from prime contractor Lockheed Martin. The sensor enables the missile to seek and attack specific high-threat maritime targets within groups of ships, including those protected by sophisticated anti-aircraft systems

Global Hawk UAV-equipped South Korea’s New ISR Unit to Start Ops in...

October 21, 2017 @ 04:49 AM

The South Korean Air Force will set up an airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) unit in December which will be equipped with two RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Two Global Hawk UAVs are expected to be delivered to the Korean Air Force next year under a 2014 contract with the United States, with two more to arrive in 2019

Egypt Buys $64 Million Worth Mobile Surveillance System for Border Police

October 21, 2017 @ 04:27 AM

Advanced Technology Systems of McLean, Virginia, has been awarded a $64,087,234 contract for Egypt border security. This contract provides the Arab Republic of Egypt with a mobile surveillance sensor security system to support the Egyptian Border Guard mission to protect Egypt's national borders

Lockheed Martin Wins US Next-Gen Missile Defense Sensor Technology Prototyping Contract

October 20, 2017 @ 03:45 AM

The US Department of Defense Ordnance Technology Consortium (DOTC) has awarded Lockheed Martin a contract for the technology maturation of Lower Tier Air & Missile Defense Sensor (LTAMDS) prototypes. DOTC, commissioned by the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, is a DoD initiative intended to facilitate collaboration between the government, industry and academia for technology development and prototyping

Lockheed Martin to Upgrade Infrared Search Trackers on US Navy’s Boeing F/A-18s...

October 19, 2017 @ 07:44 PM

Lockheed Martin was recently received two contracts to upgrade its Infra-red Search and Track (IRST)21 sensor system for use on the U.S

Leonardo, Hanwha Systems join Hands to Develop Targeting Systems, Aviation Technologies

October 17, 2017 @ 05:52 PM

Leonardo has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Hanwha Systems of South to jointly provide avionics and mission systems for the Republic of Koreas defence aviation projects and other international customers. The agreement will initially see the two companies working together to develop and deliver targeting systems

Selex ES Wins US Navy Instrument Landing System Contract

October 17, 2017 @ 04:43 AM

Leonardos subsidiary, Selex ES was awarded a contract by the US Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) worth up to USD 20.9 million for delivery of its Model 2100 Instrument Landing System with collocated Distance Measuring Equipment (DME)