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.

Simlat Integrates SIGINT Package in UAV Trainer

Simlat Ltd. and the U.K. based Abacus EW Consultancy Ltd. have entered a collaboration agreement to offer training solutions for UAV SIGINT operators. Under the agreement, Abacus will utilize Simlat's STS-Pro Stand-Alone Training System as an integral part of its SIGINT training program. The company demonstrated this new capability at the EW Open Day held at Abacus EW Consultancy...

Twister – Net-Centric, Multi-Mission Joint Operations Control Center

IAI is introducing the Twister, net-centric command and control system. Twister is designed as a scalable system to manage multiple missions by joint forces at divisional level and higher. Twister, co-developed by IAI/MALAT, IAI/MLM and NESS TSG is designed to assist commanders and their staff in planning, execution and control of time critical complex missions, by sharing sensors, and...

Wireless Data Communications

One of the main challenges which surfaced in recent conflicts in Israel and Iraq is the shortage of bandwidth, particularly in frequencies allocated for datalinks (video and telemetry communications). New systems are already maturing, with the introduction of enhancements for current VHF and UHF communications systems, introduction of digital datalinks and utilization of existing infrastructure such as commercial and...

Northrop Grumman Joins BAE Systems’ JLTV Industry Team

Northrop Grumman has joined the BAE Systems lead Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) team, and will become the lead authority for the integration of command and control hardware and software, computers and communications equipment, sensors and sensor suites for intelligence gathering and force protection.

Convoy Comm – Intra-Convoy Messaging and Alerting System

When such systems are fielded, individual Convoy Comm Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) devices are distributed to all convoy vehicles, enabling drivers or vehicle commanders to send and receive predefined messages with a touch on the screen. Situational reports or distress calls with accurate position and status information can be sent immediately, without the need for voice communications. Convoy Comm is...

Thai Navy to Operate Hermes-900 on Maritime Surveillance and SaR Missions

Elbit Systems has received a contract valued at $120 million to supply Hermes 900 Maritime Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and training capabilities to the Royal Thai Navy. The contract will be performed over three years.

Accenture: A&D Should Improve Customer Service to Achieve Better Performance

A survey published by Accenture highlights a significant gap between the awareness of the importance of customer service and the actions taken to deliver that service. Accenture survey finds aerospace and defense enterprises lack modern integration of customer services, sales, supply chain, and engineering, limiting he levels of efficiency expected from such organizations.

Situation Assessment Tools For Dismounted Leaders

Start < Page 5 of 10 > Specific computerized equipment is designed to support infantry operations. While the BMS may be similar, the smaller displays, limited communications capabilities, requirements for visual and audible stealth, and portable electrical power limitations dictate special adaptations to be made in these C2 applications. A typical element used for dismounted operations, including patrols, and support for...

DSIT Announces New Asian Orders for AquaShield Diver Detection Systems

DSIT Solutions Ltd. From Israel is announcing at IMDEX three new order from Asian customers, for AquaShield Diver Detection Systems (DDS) worth US$5 million. The new sonar launched in 2008 is designed to detect divers and protect fixed and relocateable installations, such as ports, coastal facilities and stationary vessels. The first AquaShield system was installed in 2007 to protect an...

ST Kinetics Unveils the TEREX RSTA Technology Demonstrator

ST Kinetics is displaying the Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target Acquisition (RSTA) variant of the Terrex at the land systems pavilion of the Singapore Airshow 2012. The vehicle is based on the operational Terrex, fitted with a number of new systems supporting intelligence gathering and target acquisition missions. Most notable is the MINI-T, a stabilised electro-optical payload provided by STELOP. The...

BirdEye 500 Backpackable UAV

BirdEye 500 mini UAV aimed provides real time airborne surveillance, reconnaissance and over the hill intelligence for forward units at battalion level and below. The system is equipped with a gimbaled payload, which provides sharp pictures at a range of several hundred meters, as required for close range operations. The aircraft’s takeoff weight is 5 Kg, wingspan is 2 meters...

Joint Fires Trainer to Improve British Fire Support

The British Army began operating a mobile Close Air Support (CAS) and Joint Fires simulator, a bespoke solution was built to satisfy the military requirement for mobile, on the job training for personnel of the 1st Artillery Brigade personnel. The Joint Fires Mobile Trainer (JFMT) is now in active service, training Joint Terminal Attack Controllers (JTAC) and Fire...

Defense Update – Business Briefs – October 2011

German Military to Administer Deep Cuts in Manpower, Procurement | Boeing's New Electronic & Mission Systems (E&MS) Division to focusing on ISR | Russia Grants Venezuela US$4 Billion Line of Credit for Arms Purchases | A|D|S chief: “the U.K. is heading in the wrong direction on Defense” | ATK-GD OTS Team to Deliver the marines with Precision Mortar Bombs