US Navy awards Lockheed Martin $184M EW contract

The US Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin a $184 million firm-fixed-price modification to exercise options for full rate production of Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP) Block 2 systems.  These will be implemented on the U.S. Navy’s aircraft carriers, cruisers, destroyers and warships. “We are honored to continue to provide this critical fleet defense capability that […]

US Navy creates cyber warfare development group unit

Navy Reserve leaders formally inaugurated a new Navy Cyber Warfare Development Group (NCWDG) Reserve unit during a ceremony at Fort George G Meade in Maryland.  “We at U.S. Fleet Cyber Command are determine to increase our competitive advantages over our nation’s adversaries by focusing on our capabilities, processes, and mostly importantly, our people” said Butler. “This […]

European Maritime Safety Agency adds unmanned capability with various suppliers

The European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) has signed a contract with CEIIA-Centro de Engenharia e Desenvolvimento for long range-long endurance maritime surveillance. CEIIA will provide services based on the Hermes 900 RPAS subcontracted from Elbit. This RPAS has advanced capabilities in terms of operational flight duration (more than 12 hours) and payload configuration. It carries […]

Joint Simulation Environment inches closer to reality

The 412th Electronic Warfare Group is one step closer to bringing the Joint Simulation Environment to life at Edwards Air Force Base, California. The 412th EWG recently began work to pave the way for a new facility to house the JSE. JSE is a scalable, expandable, high fidelity government-owned, non-proprietary modeling and simulation environment to […]

New CEO at Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity

On 1st January 2019, Dr. Falk Herrmann became the new CEO of Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity, a role where he will be shaping the path for the European IT security specialist’s future growth. Prior to taking on this position, the internationally experienced manager was CTO of the Security global business unit of Bosch Sicherheitssysteme GmbH.  […]

Beriev A-100 makes second test flight

The Beriev A-100 is a an AEW&C (airborne early warning and control) aircraft based on the Il-76MD-90A transport aircraft platorm.  Built in Russia, it is planned to replace the Beriev A-50 in Russian Air Force service.  While it has avionics and other configuration similar to the A-50U, a new Vega Premier Active Phased Array Radar […]

Northrop Grumman to Provide Advanced EW Simulation and Training Capability to US Air Force

Northrop Grumman has received a $450 million, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract award to deliver Joint Threat Emitter (JTE) systems to the United States Air Force. The JTE offers realistic warfighter training and provides a modern, reactive battlespace environment that trains military personnel to identify and counter enemy missile and artillery threats. The JTE Enhanced […]

U S Department of Defense evaluates DroneShield products

DroneShield Ltd recently announced that the U.S. Department of Defense Asymmetric Warfare Group at Fort A.P. Hill in Virginia has carried out an evaluation of DroneShield’s products DroneSentry™ and DroneGun Tactical™ at an event facilitated by the Army Night Vision Electronic Sensors Directorate (NVESD) Unique Mission Cell (UMC). DroneShield’s deployment at that event included: * […]

ELTA upgrades Drone Guard counter-UAS system

ELTA Systems, a subsidiary of Israel Aerospace Industries, has unveiled a new and enhanced configuration of its Drone Guard system which detects, identifies and disrupts the operation of UAS and small drones. With hundreds of units already operational across the world, the new modular configuration has added a Communication Intelligence (COMINT) system for more precise […]

Camcopter demos new COMINT and Imaging payloads to Australian Army

Schiebel, in cooperation with ELTA Systems and Overwatch Imaging, integrated two new payloads for an active army exercise. The Australian Army recently conducted a two-week test program with the Camcopter S-100 UAS to gain further insights into future capabilities and payloads in support of Project Land 129-3. Specifically, they tested ELTA Systems’ state-of-the-art ELK-7065 Compact […]