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Australia to Operate Six MQ-4C Drones by 2025

Australia commits to buy six Northrop Gruman MQ-4C Triton maritime surveillance drones, to be fielded beginning in 2023, at an investment of $1.4 billion. The Tritons will operate with manned aircraft to enhance Australian anti-submarine warfare, maritime strike, and search and rescue capabilities.

Enhancing Global Hawk ISR Capabilities Over Land and at Sea

The Triton recently demonstrated its ability to share the video with the navy’s P-8A Poseidon, as both platforms were airborne and far away from each other. The Air Forces’ Block 30 Global Hawk was also updated, to carry new mission payloads.

IAI set to produce drones, radars in Brazil

LAAD 2015: IAI set to expand operations in Brazil, investing in a number of strategic partnerships

Thales introduces AESA based maritime surveillance airborne radar

Thales has unveiled today the a new version of the Searchmaster multirole surveillance radar equipped with active electronic scanning antenna (AESA) technology.

IAI Unveils two new maritime surveillance radars at Euronaval 2014

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has expanded its Maritime Surveillance Radar family. introducing two new models - the ELM-2022ML lightweight and compact radar, for helicopters and tactical unmanned systems, and the ELM-2022ES - employing mechanically rotating electronic scanned antenna array.

Boeing Tests a Challenger 605 Based Maritime Surveillance Platform

Boeing is developing a new type of Maritime Surveillance Aircraft (MSA) addressing mission requirements for smaller, more affordable systems, compared to the company's B-737...

Aussie Poseidon will be an advanced version of the US Navy...

The Australian Government has approved the acquisition of eight Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft at an investment of about A$4 billion (US$3.6 Billion). The Australian acquisition would be the second international Poseidon sale for Boeing and the first international sale for the Triton UAS. The first eight P-8I 'Neptune' were ordered by India in 2009 for US$2.1 billion. Three have already been delivered to India. Additional four aircraft were ordered in 2011.

Canada shelves plans to Renew its Arctic Air Patrol Fleet

The Canadian government has shelved plans to field a new fleet of aerial surveillance aircraft designed to patrol the Arctic territory by 2020. Instead,...

German ‘SmartRadar’ Demonstrates Aerial Ground Surveillance (AGS), Maritime Surveillance Missions

An airborne ground surveillance radar developed by Cassidian (EADS' defense and security division) was recently demonstrated in flight testing. The new AESA-based radar is...

Northrop Grumman displays MQ-4C Triton maritime surveillance drone in the UK

After avoiding high profile, expensive events such as the Paris Airshow, Northrop Grumman opted to become one of the principal industry sponsors at the 19th...

Piaggio Aero Unveils Hammerhead P-11HH Unmanned MALE Aircraft

Piaggio Aero Industries unveiled at the 2013 Paris Air Show today, the Piaggio Aero P.1HH “HammerHead”- Unmanned Aerial System (UAS). The P.1HH HammerHead technological...

New pilot helmet for Israeli Atalef helicopters

Paris Le Bourget: A new pilot Helmet Mounted Systems (HMS) will be installed in the Israeli airforce (IAF)  Eurocopter AS 565 SA (Atalef) helicopters...

Hermes 900 Takes on Maritime Missions

Elbit Systems is launching a maritime configuration of its Hermes 900 medium altitude long endurance drone, aiming at the growing demand for UAS in...

Telephonics to Equip US Navy FireScouts with SAR/GMTI Radars

Telephonics Corporation will deliver nine AN/ZPY-4(V)1 multi-mode maritime surveillance radars to equip the US Navy’s MQ-8B with improved night/adverse weather surveillance capability.