• Terma updates ACMDS countermeasures dispenser

    Danish systems and sensors house Terma has introduced an updated version of its airborne Advanced Countermeasures Dispenser System (ACMDS) designed to provide an improved mixed-payload capability and inventory management, as well as promote compatibility with a new generation of smart expendables.

  • Mercury Systems introduces a new SSD for data-at-rest protection

    Mercury Systems is offering a new self-encrypting solid-state drive (SSD) for laptops and workstations storing highly sensitive data. The SSD uses Mercury Systems’ ASURRE-Stor, which couples NAND flash memory with the company’s ARMOR processor. The drive features up to 512 GB of storage

  • Farnborough 2018: Raytheon outlines approach to ABMS

    Raytheon took the opportunity at the Farnborough Airshow to outline its response to the US Air Force’s USAF Advanced Battle Management (ABMS) initiative: a multi-programme capability that will fuse global air and space ISR information to provide commanders with better situational awareness in

  • Farnborough 2018: Airbus launches SmartForce

    Airbus Defence and Space and Airbus Helicopters have launched the SmartForce advanced data analytics suite of services and products for defence operators, the company announced on 16 July. SmartForce is based on the Skywise civil aviation data platform announced at the 2017 Paris Air Show, Stephan

  • Thales UK invests in directed energy potential

    Thales UK is investigating the potential uses of directed energy to destroy sensors on various platforms, the company has told Jane’s . Speaking to Jane’s at the division’s headquarters in Belfast, Thales air operations and weapon systems UK general manager Philip McBride said the

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  • Farnborough 2018: Leonardo launches SPIDER COMINT system

    Leonardo unveiled its new Spider airborne communications intelligence (COMINT) system at the 2018 Farnborough Air Show. SPIDER has been developed in the UK and operates in the 20 MHz to 6 GHz band, is designed to “detect, identify, analyse and geolocate” emissions. Jan Boyes, head of