• BIRD sees strong demand for its aircraft protection system upgrade

    The Israeli company BIRD Aerosystems is upgrading the Airborne Missile Protection Systems (AMPS) it has already sold to several customers by installing a radar sensor that will significantly improve its performance against man-portable air defence systems (MANPADS), a company representative told IHS

  • SES develops low-cost persistent SATCOM and ISR capability

    Global satellite communications (SATCOM) provider SES is using small aerostats to provide an affordable way to establish and maintain SATCOM and a persistent surveillance capability. Tactical Persistent Surveillance (TPS) not only provides cost-effective enhanced situational awareness but it can be

  • Jordan, Kuwait to bolster radar networks

    Jordan will receive two long-range radars and upgrades for three of its existing ones, while Kuwait is also looking for a long-range radar and six shorter-range ones, it was revealed on 13 October. The Jordanian acquisition was revealed by the US Department of Defense (DoD) when it announced that

  • Radionix readies podded Omut jammer for flight trials

    Ukraine's leading electronic warfare (EW) design and production company, Radionix, will begin flight testing of a podded version of its Omut airborne self-protection system in November 2016. These test flights will validate and expand on earlier ground-based and simulated tests. Radionix engineers

  • Cobham commences delivery of AV2140-1 SATCOM system

    Cobham Integrated Electronic Solutions (IES) is now delivering initial production orders for the on-the-move AV2140-1 satellite communications (SATCOM) and line-of-sight (LOS) antenna developed by Trivec-Avant, its wholly owned subsidiary. The company displayed the antenna at the Association of the

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  • Proposed solutions delivered for major JORN upgrade

    The two companies competing to undertake major upgrade of Australia's Jindalee Operational Radar Network (JORN) long-range radar network have delivered their proposed solutions to the Department of Defence (DoD), informed sources confirmed to IHS Jane's on 5 September. BAE Systems Australia and
  • Euronaval 2016: Thales unveils NS200 extended range radar

    Key Points NS200 builds on the NS100, but increases the number of transmit and receive modules, and uses more powerful GaN technology A first-of-class radar has already commenced testing Thales Nederland has expanded its naval radar portfolio with the introduction of a new member of its dual-axis