New Zealand Air Force signs contract for CAE NH90 Helicopter FTD

August 9, 2018 @ 01:29 PM

CAE today announced that it has been awarded a $38.4 million contract to provide the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) with a CAE 700MR Series NH90 helicopter flight training device (FTD)

CAE to invest C$1 billion (US$765 million) in Aviation and Healthcare Training

August 9, 2018 @ 09:08 AM

CAE today announced that it will be investing C$1 billion (US$765 million) over the next five years in aviation training industry globally. One of the main objectives of the investment is to fund Project Digital Intelligence, to develop the next generation training solutions for aviation, defence & security and healthcare

US Military Intelligence Program Budget for FY 2017 is $18 Billion

November 2, 2017 @ 12:57 PM

The US Department of Defense (DoD) released Wednesday the Military Intelligence Program (MIP) appropriated top line budget for FY 2017. The total MIP budget, which included both the base budget and Overseas Contingency Operations appropriations, was $18

US Marines test-fire Land Artillery Rocket System from Amphibious Ship

October 25, 2017 @ 09:19 AM

US Marines conducted a firing of the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) from the deck of an amphibious transport dock, scoring a major extension of the land-based platforms ability to function as naval artillery. A detachment of Marines set up the vehicle-borne launch system on the flight deck of amphibious...

US Navy Destroyers Involved In Collision Lack Certification

September 7, 2017 @ 05:01 PM

Most of ships in US Navys Seventh Fleet, where two destroyers have been involved in fatal collisions since June, werent certified to conduct basic operations at sea related to war-fighting. Eight of the 11 cruisers and destroyers in the Seventh Fleet, and their crew members, werent certified by the US Navy...

US Army Tests New Artillery Targeting System

August 26, 2017 @ 09:38 AM

US Army Paratroopers ‘Black Falcon at Fort Bragg have completed durability testing with the Joint Effects Targeting System for forward observers calling in artillery and airstrikes. "Operational testing provides soldiers the opportunity to use, work with and offer up their suggestions on pieces of equipment that can impact development of systems those future soldiers will use in combat," director of Army Airborne testing Col

US Modernizing Patriot Missile Defense System In S Korea

August 16, 2017 @ 01:31 PM

The United States has commenced modernizing its Patriot missile interceptors deployed in South Korea. The 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade of the US Army has finalized an eight-month interceptors renovation program, as a result of which old systems were replaced and modern technologies were introduced,

Rockwell Collins To Provide Visual Display Systems For French Pilatus PC-21 Simulators

August 10, 2017 @ 03:47 PM

Rockwell Collins has won a contract from CAE to provide Visual Display Systems for French Air Forces Pilatus PC-21 simulators. Rockwell Collins will develop two Spectraview Visual Display Systems (VDS) in Salt Lake City, under a subcontract awarded by CAE

Lockheed Martin Develops Advanced Missile Defense Sensor

August 7, 2017 @ 04:29 PM

Lockheed Martin will exhibit its next generation air and missile defense radar demonstrator at the annual Space & Missile Defense Symposium, held from August 8 to 10 in USA. The active electronically scanned array (AESA) Radar for Engagement and Surveillance (ARES) is a representative full-scale prototype of the technology to support a modern, 360-degree capable sensor that the US Army will use to address current and emerging air and ballistic missile threats, the company announced Monday

General Dynamics Wins Landsat 8 Satellite Contract From US Geological Survey

July 28, 2017 @ 11:30 AM

General Dynamics has won a US Geological Survey a 10 year $155 million contract to provide ground-based flight and mission operations support for the Landsat 8 satellite. General Dynamics Mission Systems will also develop and integrate a Landsat multisatellite operations facility at Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland under the contract that has a five-year base term and five option years, the company said Thursday

Elbit's Border Security System Passes US Customs, Border Protection Acceptance Test

July 24, 2017 @ 03:55 PM

An Elbit Systems of America Integrated Fixed Tower (IFT) border security system passed US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) systems acceptance testing. This IFT system, located in the Douglas, Arizona, Area of Responsibility (AOR), marks the company's second deployment of the system, with the first occurring in the Nogales, Arizona, AOR, the company announced Monday

US-Arab Middle East Strategic Alliance By 2018

May 22, 2017 @ 01:59 PM

Arab Islamic American Summit on Sunday is planning to establish the Middle East Strategic Alliance by 2018 with focus on their fight against terrorism, counter-piracy and also to protect the regions waterways and ship routes. The process of establishing the Riyadh-based Alliance with the participation of many nations will be completed by 2018, according to a communique, called “Riyadh Declaration”, adopted at the end of the summit in Riyadh,