Airborne Laser Mine Detection System (ALMDS)

The U.S. Navy took delivery of the first Airborne Laser Mine Detection System (ALMDS) pod developed and produced by Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC). The ALMDS system is designed to operate from the MH-60S helicopter, using a Laser Imaging Detection and Ranging blue-green laser to detect, localize and classify near surface, moored and floating sea mines. The U.S. Navy...

Israeli C4I, ISR solutions meet Brazilian requirements

LAAD 2015 Report: Israel offers C4I solutions to Brazil

Who’s in Control? Toward Machine Control Led Weapons

Weapons controlled by Machines? When targets are becoming too illusive for effective human response, networked computers and guided weapons join forces, combining sensors, processing and datalink on one platform, eliminating much of the traditional 'kill chain', By replacing significant elements of the targeting process with automated processing, performing rules of engagement compliance checks, this largely eliminates much of the complexity...

Lockheed Martin to Deliver 31 F-35s by 2013, Under $3.5 Billion first ‘Firm Target’ Lot IV LRIP Contract

The delays in development and testing have increased the cost of the aircraft. In an effort to control the escalating cost the Pentagon negotiated a shift from previous cost-plus-incentive fee which was optimized for the development phase, into price incentive scheme, challenging the manufacturer with more responsibility of cost controll. Lockheed Martin has agreed to modify the current low rate...

Super Hornets to Gain Counter-Stealth Capability with New IRST Sensor

The IRST will enable the Navy fighters to target adversaries beyond visual and radar range, and enhance survivability in radar denied environment, operate against existing and emerging air threats.

Boeing Offers Super Hornet Fighter Aircraft to Denmark

Boeing and the U.S. Navy delivered a proposal Aug. 15 offering the advanced F/A-18E/F Super Hornet to the Royal Danish Air Force as part of Denmark's New Combat Aircraft competition. Denmark is already evaluating a proposal from the Swedish Saab Group, offering the Gripen multi-role fighter. Denmark has an initial requirement for 48 aircraft to replace its F-16s. The Block II...

RAF Upgrades Tornados, Harriers with Aerial Datalinks

The RAF will upgrade its strike aircraft installing secure communications and datalinks in Tornado GR4 and Harrier GR9s. The British Ministry of Defense announced the two programs this week (January 14, 2008) at a cost of about £350 million. // // The Harrier GR9s will receive a second secure communications channel and a Tactical Information Exchange Capability (TIEC), as part...

Elbit Systems of America to Provide Displays and Datalinks for Boeing Red Hawk (T-X)

Elbit Systems of America confirmed it will supply Boeing a number of products – including cockpit displays, datalinks, and embedded training capabilities for the T-7A RedHawk (T-X) advanced pilot training aircraft Boeing is developing for the United States Air Force. In the initial phase, Boeing was selected to deliver 351 trainers, over 10 years, from 2024 to 2034.

BAE Systems to develop a new helmet Display for the F-35

BAE Systems has been selected by Lockheed Martin to supply a Helmet Mounted Display (HMD) system for the F-35 during the next phase of its development. The new HMD incorporate the Q-Sight waveguide display and feature detachable Night Vision Goggles for night operations. BAE Systems will begin delivery of test assets in 2012 to support the F-35 development and integration laboratories, flight simulators, and flight-test platforms.

Telephonics to Establish Radar & Electronics JV with Mahindra

Five months after announcing the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in October 2011 the Indian Mahindra & Mahindra group and U.S. radar manufacturer Telephonics Corporation are launching a Joint Venture company in India, aimed to provide radar and surveillance systems to the Indian Ministry of Defense and civil sector.

Phazotron Zhuk AE AESA Radar

Start < Page 5 of 5 > On the parked MiG-35 visting VIPs could get a closer look at the Russian latest AESA radar – the Zhuk-AE AESA, developed by Phazotron NIIR Corporation. India is already operating the BAR phased array radar on its Su-30MKI and has specified AESA as a critical element of the MRCA platform. This radar was developed with...

HARM Targeting Pod (HTM) – AN/ASQ-213A

The High speed Anti-Radiation Missile (HARM) Targeting Pod (HTS) enables F-16 Block 50/52 pilots to engage targets faster, and more accurately when tasked with Suppression of Enemy Air Defense (SEAD) missions. The HTS pod is mounted to the side of F-16 aircraft. It provides essential combat identification capabilities for fighter aircraft on air patrols over the battlefield. The HTS is able...

Elbit Systems Acquires the Assets of BVR Systems for $34 Million

Elbit Systems Ltd. announced today that it has signed an agreement for the acquisition of the assets of BVR Systems (1998) Ltd. for a price of $34 million, subject to accounting adjustments. Final closing of this Transaction is subject to the conclusion of certain conditions including receipt of all legal approvals. BVR Systems specializes in the area of training,...

Northrop Grumman Delivers Litening G4 Advanced Targeting Pods

The Northrop Grumman Corporation has completed delivery of the first 50 Litening G4 Advanced Targeting Pods under a U.S. Air Force contract. Litening G4 offers enhanced imaging capability, with wider field of view, better target identification at longer ranges than previous versions. The new pod has begun full operations at its first military base with seven additional base deployments planned in the near future.

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