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DARPA’s Gremlin Pathfinders

The US Air Force and DARPA are looking at new concepts of operations that will enable unmanned platforms to support the future air component in all operational environments

‘Skyshield’ – Counter MANPADS Laser Countermeasure Completes Testing

The Israeli C-MUSIC laser-based Directional InfraRed CounterMeasure (DIRCM) system has recently passed a major milestone, following the completion of a qualification test series, an...

Marine Corps to Support Afghan Electronic Attack Missions from Qatar

As part of the redeployment from Afghanistan, the U.S. Marine Corps is shifting Electronic Attack (EA) assets from Bagram to Qatar, where VMAQ-3 "Moondogs" has...

Aviation Week: RQ-180 UAS is the USAF new Stealth Drone

A large, classified unmanned aircraft developed by Northrop Grumman is now flying—and it demonstrates a major advance in combining stealth and aerodynamic efficiency, Aviation...

UAS Assuming Electronic Attack Missions for the US Army, Marine Corps

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA ASI) has demonstrated employing the Predator B Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) drone on Electronic Attack missions. Two demonstrations...

New Tactical 3DHFDF Fixes High-Frequency Radios in 160 Miliseconds

A compact three dimensional (3D) high frequency (HF) radio direction finder technology developed by a team of communication intelligence (COMINT) experts at Israel Aerospace...

Italian Tornados Prepared for New Weapons

Panavia, the European consortium responsible for the multinational Tornado program has been awarded a contract introducing the AGM-88E (AARGM) and GBU-39 (small Diameter Bomb) weapons to the Tornado Strike Fighter platform, addressing the Italian Air Force long term upgrading plan.

Smart IED-Jammer Provides Electronic Surveillance

Cassidian has developed a new-generation multifunctional jamming system that combines the smart jamming functionality with signals intelligence, allowing detailed understanding of the threat, thus significantly improving mission planning and force protection.

Elbit Systems’ DIRCM to be Integrated on Boeing Military Aircraft &...

The Boeing Company and Elbit Systems have entered a cooperation agreement to jointly develop self-defense solutions for Boeing military aircraft in international markets.

Mobile Radar Optimized to Detect UAVs, Precision Guided Weapons

The 1L121E mobile active phased array radar developed by the Russian company NNIIRT is positioned to provide short-range air defense weapons the cueing necessary to engage the most illusive targets - mini-UAVs and Precision Guided Weapons (PGW) - the primary threats for air defense systems

The IDF Wants More Hermes 900 Drones

The Israel Ministry of Defense has placed a second order for a number Hermes 900 Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). The $90 million contract covers an unspecified number of drones delivered over three years, plus eight years support.

Lockheed Martin Acquires Stealth UAS Pioneer Chandler/May

Lockheed Martin today announced the acquisition of Chandler/May, Inc., a developer and producer of specialized unmanned aerial vehicle systems. The acquisition will expand Lockheed martin's unmanned systems portfolio beyond the families of products developed by the Skunk Works.

Boeing Conducts First Flight Test of the CHAMP Cyber Missile

A recent weapons flight test in the Utah desert may change future warfare after the missile successfully defeated electronic targets with little to no collateral damage.

India to Induct Loitering Weapon, Upgrade Israeli Searcher Mk II, Heron...

India is inducting the Israeli HAROP loitering weapon. Photo: Noam Eshel, Defense Update
The Indian Air Force is planning to embark on a tri-service wide upgrade of its Israeli-supplied unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), as part of an unprecedented program that could cost up to one billion US$. Indian military services are already operating more than 150 UAVs, mostly Searcher Mk II and Heron I procured from Israel Aerospace Industries since the early 2000s.