Israel offers High Resolution Satellite Imagery

Proliferation of commercial, high resolution satellite imagery improves intelligence gathering The proliferation of high resolution space imagery is providing all governments with access to unprecedented intelligence information, which was previously the privileges of the few. However, response time provided by commercial services left much to be desired. Based on the Ofeq 3 spy satellite, built by Israel Aircraft Industries, and the...

HDTV Helmet Mounted Display

The US Army Future Force Warrior (FFW) program will utilize an enhanced, see-through full-colour High Definition TeleVision (HDTV) quality CyberDisplay 1280 CF MVA miniature display, developed by Kopin Corp. Smaller than a postage stamp, the display measures 0.98-inch diagonal and provides a full-size, ultra-wide-angle HDTV-quality image. With 1280x1024 (x3) SXGA resolution, or nearly 4 million colour sub-pixels, the new...

HSS Intelligence & Security Solutions

A manufacturer, integrator and supplier of intelligence and security systems, HSS offers a wide range of solutions including high resolution, miniature video recorders and miniature video cameras, CODFM miniature encrypted video transmitters, professional audio transmitters and loggers, cellular encryptors, IED and cellular jammers, crisis management systems, GPS/GPRS professional location systems, tactical surveillance and countermeasures.

Northrop Grumman Tests Airborne Ka-Band Satellite Terminal

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has successfully completed flight testing of an airborne satellite communications system, to become the first airborne terminal system to be certified for connection to the Wideband Global Satellite (WGS). The flight test used the communications terminal system installed on a modified business jet aircraft to connect with a WGS via the Ka-band link. The test...

Israel Set for the Paris Air Show

Following successful battle experience Iron Dome counter-rocket missile system, along the Stunner interceptor, part of the future David's Sling, Arrow II and III and Barak 8 are demonstrating Israel's future multilayer missile defense systems at the Paris Airshow. Air and missile defense systems are at the center stage of Israel’s aerospace and defense display at the 49th Paris Airshow. Following...

BAE Systems Ordered to Pay $400 Million Criminal Fine in the U.S.

March 1, 2010: U.K. based BAE Systems plc (BAES) pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court in the District of Columbia to charges of violating the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) compliance program, the Arms Export Control Act (AECA) and International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). The company was sentenced to pay a $400 million criminal fine, one...

KMW (Krauss-Maffei Wegmann)

Germany based Krauss-Maffei Wegmann GmbH & Co. KG (KMW) is a leading European manufacturer of armored, wheeled and tracked vehicles. With locations in Germany, Greece, the Netherlands and the USA the company employs over 3,400 employees. The armored vehicles produced by KMW are in use with the armed forces of over 30 nations worldwide.

Israeli-French Joint Venture Targets tactical UAVs

An Israeli-French  joint venture to be established by early 2011 will focus on tactical Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). A principal agreement on the move was signed today as a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) between the French defense company Sagem Defense Securite and Israel's Elbit Systems. The two companies will establish a jointly owned French corporation, to be located in Eragny and...

Versia

Versia Military Design bureau headed by Tamir Porat specializes in the design of military products, such as weapons and automotive systems. In the past 15 years Versia was involved with different programs, including the Tavor, bullpup assault rifle currently in production at IWI.

BAE Systems Closes Pinzgauer 1 Production Line

BAE Systems plans to close the manufacturing facilities at Guildford and Fareham and discontinue production of the Pinzgauer 1, with the potential loss of up to 102 jobs. Development of the Pinzgauer 2 vehicle will be transitioned to the BAE Systems South Africa business. Reviewing current and future potential workload, and the current cost base of the Pinzgauer vehicle,...

EADS

EADS is a global leader in aerospace, defence and related services. The Group – comprising Airbus, Astrium, Cassidian and Eurocopter is the largest European aerospace consortium. In 2009 the group employed a workforce of 119,000 personnel generating turnover of € 42.8 billion. Airbus, the manufacturer of the Airbus line of transport aircraft. Its defense oriented products include military derivatives...

Puzzle Projects

Puzzle Projects specializes in providing operational engineering services for security and infrastructure technological projects. In the field of USV, Puzzle Projects is the operational expert for the USV (Unmanned Surface Vessels) project at one of Israel's leading defense industry companies. During the course of the project, our staff has accumulated hundreds of operational hours with the vessel both on shore and at sea.

U.S. Department of Defense Fears the Budget Axe

The Department of Defense (DOD) budget is facing mounting pressure from both sides of the aisle as lawmakers struggle to rein in trillion-dollar deficits - a market analysis from Forecast International's latest analysis determines. “The extent of the damage remains to be seen, however, as there is a fundamental disagreement over whether the Pentagon’s coffers should be subject to the...

SLS Sniper Locator System

Rheinmetall Defense introduced a Sniper Location System (SLS) which enables reliable detection of snipers even before a single shot has been fired. The system locates optical scopes, at the sniper's effective range. SLS is available two versions - manual binocular like module and an automatic scanner, which can be networked into a central surveillance center. A mobile version is...