First Drone-based Explosive Detection Sensor ‘SpectroDrone’ Debuts At HLS & Cyber Expo

November 15, 2016 @ 09:21 AM

Laser Detect System (LDS) Ltd unveiled SpectroDrone, the first drone-based explosive detection sensor, today at Israels HLS & Cyber Expo, held from November 15-16 in Tel Aviv. At the exhibition, SpectroDrone is displayed integrated on the Airobotics Optimus drone – a high capacity multi-mission multi-rotor drone

Royal Air Force's RAPTOR Achieves 10,000 Flight Hours

November 1, 2016 @ 10:25 AM

British Royal Air Force (RAF)'s RAPTOR (Reconnaissance Airborne Pod for Tornado) sensor systems recently attained 10,000 flight hours of imaging capabilities in support of coalition operations. The RAPTOR is centered on the world's first tactical dual-band, day/night airborne reconnaissance system, UTC Aerospace Systems' DB-110, the company announced Monday

Raytheon Partners With Logos For Advanced Multi-Intelligence Sensors

October 6, 2016 @ 11:49 AM

Raytheon is partnering with Logos Technologies for delivering advanced multi-intelligence, or multi-INT, sensor systems to address challenging intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) requirements. The new sensor system will allow military ISR operators to use multi-sensor data to detect, recognize and identify hard-to-find targets across wide areas and in near-real time...

Lockheed Martin Sniper Targeting Pods For Kuwaiti Eurofighter Typhoons

September 28, 2016 @ 06:49 PM

Kuwaiti Air Forces Eurofighter Typhoon swing-role fighters are to be equipped with Lockheed Martin Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods (ATP). A contract to this effect signed between Lockheed Martin and Eurofighter partner company Leonardo Aircraft, includes 18 pods, integration and logistics support for the Kuwait Air Force's Eurofighter Typhoon

BAE Systems Develops Handheld Tactical Sensor To Detect Jammers

September 28, 2016 @ 03:39 PM

BAE Systems has developed a new lightweight, handheld tactical sensor that can quickly detect and identify jammers or enemy communication signals for Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). The soldiers can easily carry the handheld tactical sensor and use it to better understand radio frequency (RF) signals for enhanced situational awareness, the company said in a statement Wednesday

DARPA Aims To Revolutionize Situational Awareness with Thinking Imaging Sensors

September 19, 2016 @ 01:00 PM

US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is aiming to develop a software‐configurable array that enables simultaneous and distinct imaging modes in different readout integrated circuits. “What we are aiming for,” said Jay Lewis, program manager for Reconfigurable Imaging (ReImagine), “is a single, multi-talented camera sensor that can detect visual scenes as familiar still and video imagers do, but that also can adapt and change their personality and effectively morph into the type of imager that provides the most useful information for a given situation

Lockheed Martin's INFIRNO Sensor System Completes First Flight On Black Hawk Helicopter

July 13, 2016 @ 08:37 AM

Lockheed Martin's INFIRNO sensor system recently completed its first flight on an H-60 BLACK HAWK helicopter. This successful Lockheed Martin-funded test validated INFIRNO's ability to detect, identify and track targets from an airborne platform

Exelis Wins $25 Million US Navy’s Electronic Warfare Support Contract

June 25, 2016 @ 07:38 AM

Exelis has won $25 million additional order to previously awarded contract to provide technical and engineering support toward the design, development, integration, test and operation of command and control, electronic warfare, communication and sensing systems. The contractor will be part of a team to provide tailored technical collection target planning and innovative technical collection plans

Leonardo-Finmeccanica To Supply Equipment For Seven Qatari Naval Ships

June 17, 2016 @ 01:23 PM

Leonardo-Finmeccanica will supply the latest generation of naval systems and sensors for the 7 new ships build for the Qatar Emiri Naval Forces. Within the framework of the agreement between the Italian and Qatari governments for the Qatar Navy modernisation plan, the7 units to be supplied include 4 corvettes, 1 Landing Platform Deck and 2 Off-shore Patrol Vessel - are to be deployed for maritime surveillance and patrolling duties in territorial waters and in the exclusive economic zone

India Test Pinaka Rocket System With New Guidance Technology

May 23, 2016 @ 10:19 AM

India has tested a new guidance system technology in the advanced version of Pinaka rocket system. Two rounds were test fired from the test range of proof and experimental establishment (PXE) at Chandipur, Odissa

Elbit Systems Tests Night Attack Flight System For Helicopters

May 4, 2016 @ 01:49 PM

Elbit Systems has performed a series of demonstration flights using BrightNite system, a solution that enables utility helicopters to perform Degraded Visual Environment (DVE) missions. The goal of the flights was to demonstrate the systems performance in DVE conditions, in moonless, pitch dark nights, in which flights are rarely executed