Technology

Raytheon: Defense at the speed of light

Raytheon Intelligence & Space’s high-energy laser systems use photons, or particles of light, to carry out military missions and civil defense. This directed energy technology enables detection of threats, tracking during maneuvers, and positive visual identification to defeat a wide range of threats, including Unmanned Aerial Systems, rockets, artillery and …

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SAMI Launches Joint Venture with L3Harris Technologies

Underlining its commitment to building a robust indigenous defense industry ecosystem through global partnerships, Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Public Investment Fund (PIF), has successfully launched a new joint venture (JV) with L3Harris Technologies, one of the world’s largest aerospace and defense systems manufacturers. …

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Leonardo is ranked first in the Transparency International’s Defence Company Index 2020 for transparency and anti-corruption

 Leonardo has climbed the rankings and reached the highest level in Transparency International’s Defence Companies Index on Anti-Corruption and Corporate Transparency (DCI). Following an analysis process of about two years, which considers the main companies in the Defence & Security sector worldwide, the independent organisation recognised the measures implemented by …

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Rheinmetall Canada awarded sustainment contract for Persistent Surveillance System

 The Canadian government awarded Rheinmetall Canada a sustainment contract for the Persistent Surveillance System, or PSS. Starting in 2021, this contract runs for one year, with potential additional annual extensions.  In its capacity as prime contractor, Rheinmetall Canada Inc, headquartered in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Québec, will provide repair and overhaul services for …

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SOFRAME unveils its MOSAIC project

SOFRAME, subsidiary of the Alsace-based LOHR group, which specialises in protected vehicles operated by armed forces and security units, has unveiled its MOSAIC project. MOSAIC is a platform designed to meet the requirements for light reconnaissance and support vehicles for combat units. MOSAIC, whose acronym (Mission Observation Surveillance Acquisition Investigation …

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