• Singapore equipping Apache helicopters with new mission systems

    The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) is equipping a number of its Boeing AH-64D Apache Longbow attack helicopters with new mission systems to enhance the platform's survivability and improve its mission capability. The country's Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) said in a statement on 20 April

  • Germany orders enhanced BOZ-pods for Tornados

    The German Air Force (Luftwaffe) has ordered Saab enhanced BOZ-101 EC electronic warfare (EW) pods for its Panavia Tornado combat aircraft. The order, announced by Saab on 11 April, was placed by the NATO Eurofighter 2000 and Tornado Management Agency (NETMA) on behalf of the Luftwaffe, and covers

  • Navy League 2017: USMC's Target Handoff System 2 enters IOC

    The US Marine Corps (USMC) anticipates fielding the Target Handoff System 2 in fiscal year 2018, Jane's has learnt. The system is designed to enable forward observers and joint terminal attack controllers (JTACs) to digitally call for fires support with a lower risk of error. The service recently

  • Pakistan Air Force selects Rockwell Collins for C-130 Hercules avionics upgrade

    Rockwell Collins has been selected to supply its Flight2 avionics system for the upgrade of up to 11 Lockheed Martin C-130E and 5 C-130B aircraft operated by the Pakistan Air Force (PAF). The US-based company announced in a 31 March press statement that it will provide the integrated avionics suite

  • Colombian Air Force receives first locally developed air defence radar

    The Colombian Air Force on 29 March received the first Tactical Air Defence Radar (TADER) system, developed by the Colombian High Technology Corporation (CODALTEC), at the Gomez Niño Apiay Air Base, in Villavicencio. The TADER was developed in co-operation with the Spanish Ministry of Defence


  • Aiming high: Turkey's aerospace ambitions make progress

    Turkey is accelerating efforts to build up its aerospace industry as it strives to become a global player with 'technological superiority'. Although a latecomer to the space challenge, Turkey is also taking rapid steps to close the gaps in this field. Kerry Herschelman and Lale Sariibrahimoglu report
  • Persistence over water: Operators look to UAS for extended coverage

    Long endurance unmanned aircraft systems are set to play an increasing role in maritime and littoral surveillance missions. Richard Scott reports
  • View from above

    Military satellite networks are an increasingly vital component for a range of activities, from location-tracking to communications. However, in the 'New Space' era, it is becoming cheaper and easier than ever before to launch satellites, presenting opportunities to nations and companies who may not previously have been involved in the sector. Gerrard Cowan reports
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