Leonardo: more and more technology in Drone Contest 2021

The 2021 edition of the Leonardo Drone Contest will be a “drone game” in which new technologies and functions will be applied in a new arena. Much like the formula in the first edition, the new competition will include a scientific and technological presentation symposium at the end of spring …

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Trump Administration Moves Forward with $1B Moroccan Arms Deal

President Donald Trump

President Donald Trump’s administration moved forward with $1 billion in sales of drones and precision-guided weapons to Morocco on Friday, sending a notice to Congress about the potential deals, according to sources familiar with the notification. The deal includes four MQ-9B SeaGuardian drones made by privately held General Atomics, and …

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BAE Systems Continues Advanced Seeker Production for Next-Generation Precision-Guided Missile

BAE Systems received a $60 million contract from Lockheed Martin to manufacture and deliver additional advanced missile seekers for the Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM). The seeker comprises long-range sensors and targeting technology that help the stealthy missile find and engage protected maritime targets in challenging electromagnetic environments. “Our warfighters …

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HENSOLDT Presents ASR-NG – Next Generation Airport Surveillance Radar

HENSOLDT Presents ASR-NG - Next Generation Airport Surveillance Radar

ASR-NG is a multi-beam 3D S-Band solid-state approach control primary and secondary surveillance radar and en-route control sensor, fulfilling ICAO Annex 10 Volume III/IV and EUROCONTROL Surveillance Standard Requirements. The system implements a fully digital Doppler detection and tracking solution with flexible and self-learning clutter and site-optimization capabilities. The ASR …

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Turkey’s Aselsan signs $38.8M export deals

A Bayraktar TB2 drone is equipped with ASELSAN's electro-optic reconnaissance, surveillance and targeting system CATS, Tekirdağ, northwestern Turkey, Nov. 6, 2020. (AA Photo)

Turkish defense systems manufacturer Aselsan Elektronik said on Thursday it has signed three export deals worth a total of $38.8 million (32.8 million euro) with an undisclosed international client for the supply of electro-optics and communication systems. Under the terms of the export contracts, deliveries will be made between 2021 and 2022, …

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