Leidos Wins US Navy Contract For Undersea Warfare Combat System

June 21, 2017 @ 10:40 AM

US technology firm Leidos won a contract worth more than $27 million to install an undersea warfare combat system on board US Navy warships, the Department of Defense said in a press release. The contract award also includes a foreign military sales clause for installation of the gear on Spanish and...

BAE Systems To Provide Additional Laser-Guided Rockets To US Navy

June 13, 2017 @ 11:48 AM

The US Navy has awarded BAE Systems a $180.5 million contract to continue producing Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWSTM) laser-guided rockets to meet the growing U

Latest Bolt-on Aircraft Laser Weapon To Jam Enemy Missile Attacks: USAF

May 31, 2017 @ 03:18 PM

The US Air Force is working on an experimental demonstrator laser weapons that easily bolts on to an aircraft. A special five-year effort, called the SHIELD program, is aimed at creating sufficient on-board power, optics and high-energy lasers able to defend large platforms such as a B-52 bomber, C-130 aircraft or...

Boeing Wins $89M Infrared Search and Track System Contract For US Navy's...

May 26, 2017 @ 09:33 AM

Boeing has been awarded a $89 million contract to build a new Infrared Search and Track System into the US Navy's F/A-18 Super Hornet aircraft. "The Boeing Co

Russian Scientists Develop Radio Altimeter To Fly Drones On Autopilot At Low...

May 19, 2017 @ 04:24 PM

Russian developers at Siberian Federal University (SFU) have developed a radio altimeter that allows unmanned aerial vehicles to fly at extremely low altitude. The developers explain that unlike the current barometric altimeter devices and sensors that need to be remotely controlled for landing and flight at a midget height, the newly...

Indonesia Orders Lockheed Martin’s Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod For F-16 Falcons

April 26, 2017 @ 09:39 AM

Indonesia will equip its F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jets with Lockheed Martins Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod under an agreement signed during the US Vice President Mike Pence visit to Jakarta last week. According to a statement released by the U

Saab To Upgrade Changi Airport's Surface Safety System

April 4, 2017 @ 03:06 PM

Saab has been selected by the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) to deploy its Advanced – Surface Movement Guidance & Control System (A-SMGCS) and latest generation Multilateration System at Singapore Changi Airport. Saab will provide an upgrade to the existing 8-year old A-SMGCS system at Changi Airport

Leonardo DRS To Acquire US Laser Products Developer, Daylight Solutions

March 7, 2017 @ 11:27 AM

Leonardo DRS has signed an agreement to acquire Daylight Solutions, a US firm that develops and supplies quantum cascade laser products and technology. “Acquisition of Daylight Solutions is a first significant step forward towards the objectives of growth and development of the Industrial Plan 2017-2021

China Upgrades Shenzen Missile Destroyer With Vertical Launch System, Stealth Capability

February 23, 2017 @ 10:11 AM

China has upgraded its CNS Shenzen destroyer with a vertical launch system which will enable the ship to carry a larger missile load besides changes to its superstructure intended to reduce its radar signature. Besides, its four 37-mm two-barrel anti-aircraft guns have been replaced with two close-in weapon systems, whose faster rate of fire increases the vessel's survivability against incoming missiles

Lockheed Martin Wins $150M Infrared Sensors Support Order For US Navy, Pakistan...

December 23, 2016 @ 07:52 AM

Lockheed Martin has won a contract worth $150 million to integrate Target Sight System (TSS) on the US Navys AH-1Z Cobra attack helicopter and Pakistan choppers. The contract awarded combines purchases for the Navy (88 percent); and the government of Pakistan (12 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program, the US Department of Defense announced Thursday

US Army Awards Weapon Sight Contracts To BAE Systems, DRS Technologies

December 1, 2016 @ 12:04 PM

BAE Systems and DRS Technologies have won separate seven-year contracts from US Army to develop and provide new crew-served weapon sights. BAE Systems won up to US$383 million and DRS up to US$337 million for work on the effort, and the deals are to culminate in 2023,

Indian Sonar System cleared For Export

November 17, 2016 @ 02:49 PM

India plans to export an integrated sonar system designed for small naval platforms meant for coastal surveillance. The system called ‘Abhay will be deployed on three Abhay-class corvettes in operation with the Indian Navy,