• Singapore launches new cyber-security agency

    Singapore has established an agency under the Prime Minister's Office to provide centralised oversight of national cyber-security activities. A statement by the Prime Minister's Office on 27 January said the Cyber Security Agency (CSA) will become operational from 1 April 2015 and will

  • Brazilian satellite design review concludes ahead of schedule

    A Brazilian dual-use satellite programme has passed a key review and manufacturing is to now proceed without modifications after the early conclusion of its design phase. The critical design review for the Geostationary Defence and Strategic Communications Satellite (Satélite

  • NATO tests cyber alerting tool

    The result of NATO's first 'smart defence' multi-nation project in cyber defence - a new incident reporting-and-sharing system - was tested during the alliance's recent large-scale cyber exercise in November. The system's three sponsoring nations will roll out the product in spring 2015 and intend

  • Retia and Elta team up to meet Czech radar requirement

    The Czech radar company Retia and Israeli Aerospace Industries subsidiary Elta Systems on 25 November signed a co-operation agreement related to Elta's ELM-2288 AD-STAR radar. The system will be offered to the Czech Ministry of Defence (MoD), which plans to open a tender for at least five modern

  • Sterling Computers buys cybersecurity specialist BlueSpace

    Sterling Computers Corporation announced on 4 November that it has completed the purchase of BlueSpace; a US-supplier of cyber security services to defence, intelligence and law enforcement customers. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. BlueSpace is the company behind the CrossWatch

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  • Estonia completes air surveillance programme

    Estonia completed the creation of its military air surveillance network on 27 January, with the formal handover of its final ThalesRaytheonSystems (TRS) GM400-family radar system to the Estonian Air Force. The radar, installed at the Tõika air force facility near Otepää in the
  • UK MoD eyes BMC4I capability for the Falklands

    Key Points LEAPP-type solution is expected to be acquired to provide air defence for the Falklands by mid-2016 LMUK likely to position SAMS for Falklands and Australian requirements The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) is expected to imminently issue a Dynamic Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (DPQQ)


  • IMPI multipurpose microprocessor-controlled secure GPS tracking modem

    Type Global positioning system Development IMPI is a multipurpose microprocessor-controlled secure GPS tracking modem. It was the first-ever product of its kind developed within the Saab portfolio and it is designed to support a range of secure communication capabilities for military and civilian

  • PTP 45600 and PTP 48600 broadband radios

    Type Point-to-point radio equipment, SHF Development The PTP 45600 and PTP 48600 are Point-To-Point (PTP) wireless broadband systems developed to meet the needs of US Government and NATO agencies. Description The PTP 45600 operates in the 4.4 to 4.6 GHz licensed radio frequencies and the PTP

  • PTP 54600 and PTP 58600 Fixed Point-to-Point Wireless Ethernet bridges

    Type Point-to-point radio equipment, SHF Description The PTP 54600 and PTP 58600 are Point-to-Point (PTP) Wireless Ethernet bridges, respectively operating in the 5.4 and 5.8 GHz bands at Ethernet data rates up to 300 Mbits/s (aggregate). According to the contractor, the systems can deliver up to

  • SATPAK Beyond Line Of Sight (BLOS) backhaul system

    Type Radio relay system, BLOS Description SATPAK is a wireless system for relaying cellular or satellite internet signals into a traditionally inaccessible area such as a mountain valley, urban canyon, or tunnel. The SATPAK can also be configured to project an existing internet signal up to three