• Euronaval 2016: RAIDCO unveils new multipurpose vessel aimed at African navies

    French ship designer RAIDCO Marine unveiled its design for the BSL 95 amphibious operations and logistics support vessel at the Euronaval show held in Paris. With a length of 95.8 m, a beam of 17 m, and a draught of 3.8 m, the BSL 95 is expected to displace 3,500 tonnes. The projected speed of the

  • NATO begins cyber procurement reform study

    The NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCIA) has commissioned a new study from RAND to find ways to accelerate the alliance's buy-in of cyber capabilities. Launched on 17 October, it will recommend short-term mitigation solutions for quickly acquiring cyber-defensive and other information

  • US Army aims to undo EW decline

    The US Army is seeking to reconstitute its electronic warfare (EW) capabilities after allowing them to atrophy after the end of the Cold War, General Mark Milley, US Army chief of staff, told the Association of the US Army (AUSA) annual convention in Washington in October 2016. Noting that future

  • 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

  • BAE Systems and IARPA to develop methods for predicting cyber attacks

    BAE Systems is developing capabilities to enable the US Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) to accurately and in a timely manner predict a cyber attack in order to plan defensive action in advance of a threat. "BAE Systems will develop new predictive methods that combine

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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