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 […]

MCL renews Electronic Counter Measures support contract for UK MoD

UK-based military technology company Marlborough Communications (MCL), has been awarded a 2½ year in-service support contract by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) as the preferred supplier of Electronic Counter Measures (ECM) support and test solutions. Valued at nearly £750K, this extends MCL’s previous two-year contract, and will see MCL repair and maintain ECM capabilities and […]

Countering A2AD Capabilities in the Middle East

Dr. Thomas Withington Anti-Access and Area Denial strategies are a cause for concern in the Middle East. Electronic Warfare investment is one way by which they could be countered. The Electronic Warfare (EW) landscape in the Middle East is influenced by three factors: Ongoing operations, the procurement of advanced Ground-Based Air Defences (GBAD), and the […]

The Steel Umbrella

Russian air defence is in the spotlight. The deployment of Ground-Based Air Defence (GBAD) assets to support the Russian presence in Ukraine and Syria has been in the headlines since these deployments commenced in 2014 and 2015. Interest in Russia’s GBAD has been punctuated by infamous incidents such as the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight […]

Tangent Link’s EW & Cyber Live Event Illuminates Important Issues

The Electronic Warfare & Military Cyber Live event took place at Tartu Airport, Estonia on 25 – 27 September 2017. Organised by Tangent Link Ltd (UK) in cooperation with the Estonian Ministry of Defence and the Estonian Defence Industry Association, a total of 15 international cyber and EW companies, gave both formal presentations and performed […]

Update – Malaysian Fighter Competition, LIMA 17

BAE Systems did not send a Typhoon this year, preferring to exhibit a full scale replica (FSR) outside the exhibition hall with the weapons that could be available if the Royal Malaysian Air Force opted for it.  The requirement for a multirole combat aircraft (MRCA) to replace the F-5s and MiG-29Ns has been rolling along […]

Malaysian Minister of Defence attends CNRT 17

The keynote address at the Chief of Navy Roundtable talks was Malaysia’s Minister of Defence, Dato’ Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein.  He praised the efforts of the organisers in recording 31 Chiefs of Navy and representatives, academics and defence industry players. He told us that with a maritime area of more than 556,000 sq kms and […]