Technology

Hensoldt develops multifunctional jammer to counter new threats

Sensor solutions provider HENSOLDT has achieved a far-reaching technological leap in the advancement of technologies to control the electromagnetic spectrum. Combining artificial intelligence, digitisation, Active Electronically Scanning Array (AESA) and 3D printing technologies, HENSOLDT has developed a multi-function jamming system (‘jammer’) called ‘Kalaetron Attack’ that can actively jam enemy radars …

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THALES UNVEILS THE GROUND OBSERVER 20 MULTI-MISSION RADAR THE ULTIMATE IN EARLY UAV DETECTION AND GROUND SURVEILLANCE

Thales unveils a new ground based multi-mission radar for force protection – with unique simultaneous ground and low-level air surveillance, providing exceptional early UAV detection, in particular of micro-drones.The Ground Observer 20 Multi-Mission (GO20 MM) is a single mode multi-mission radar for continuous 360° 3D detection, tracking and automatic classification …

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Thales and Ritek Expand Their Radar Collaboration

The Norwegian Defence Material Agency (NDMA) signed an agreement with the Netherlands Defence Material Organisation (DMO) for five Thales Ground Master 200 multi-mission compact radars (GM200 MM/C) in May 2021. Ritek will perform the vehicle integration of the counter-battery radars. Morten Minsaas, COO of Ritek comments: “Ritek’s collaboration with Thales …

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New vehicle driving cameras by Escribano Mechanical Engineering

Escribano M&E, Spanish leader manufacturer with infrared technology for lens manufacturing (IR/visible), has created the selected driving cameras for the armored vehicle Pizarro Phase II belong to Spanish Army. Thiscontract supposes 83 vehicle cameras which increases the operability of this vehicles. This camera, provides a better awareness conscious to vehicle …

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Hensoldt and L3Harris join forces for NATO surveillance programme

Sensor solutions provider HENSOLDT and L3Harris Technologies join forces to develop new capabilities for NATO’s Alliance Future Surveillance and Control (AFSC) programme. Both companies have signed a joint strategic cooperation agreement to combine their respective skills in the areas of platform-independent mission solutions. In the frame of the cooperation, HENSOLDT, …

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BAE to Provide IFF Technology for E-2D Hawkeye

The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems a $26 million contract for Identification Friend-or-Foe (IFF) spares for the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft. Under the contract, BAE Systems will provide Beamforming Networks (BFNs), an integral part of antenna control for the AN/APX-122A IFF Interrogator system, onboard the carrier-capable tactical aircraft. “These …

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SPECTRA, state-of-the-art Rafale multi-spectral integrated defensive aids suite

Protection of the Rafale  is entrusted to the SPECTRA (Self-Protection Equipment to Counter Threats for Rafale Aircraft), a multi-spectral integrated defensive aids suite that has been developed by Thales in partnership with MBDA.  SPECTRA works across the electromagnetic, laser and infrared domains, employing smart data fusion from multi-spectral sensors to provide identification, location, jamming …

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L3Harris Books $947M Services Contract for Air Force Electronic Warfare Countermeasures Program

L3Harris Technologies  has received a 10-year, $947.3 million sole source contract from the U.S. Air Force for engineering services in support of an aircraft electronic warfare system initiative. The contractor will provide block and non-block cycle services for the AN/ALQ-172 Countermeasures Program and Air Force Global Strike Command’s enhancement efforts, the Department …

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