• IDF mulls unifying cyber units

    The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) could soon take a decision to unify its offensive and defensive cyber units into a single command that would operate more effectively on the cyber battlefield. The IDF's C4I Corps' Cyber Defense Division currently overseas a range of military cyber defence tasks,

  • Pentagon pitches innovation, cyber deterrence

    The secretary of defence traveled nearly 3,000 miles to deliver a pair of messages to Silicon Valley on 24 April: we need your help developing the innovations that will maintain a US military advantage, and the backbone of that capability will be undone if cyber experts do not help the Pentagon

  • Navy League 2015: Cyber chiefs describe struggle in preparing military for cyber operations

    The US Armed Forces continue to face challenges, in terms of infrastructure and culture, in the context of preparing to conduct effective cyber operations, noted a panel of high-ranking military officials at the Navy League's Sea-Air-Space symposium in National Harbor, Maryland, on 14 April.

  • Northrop Grumman opens cyber centre in UK

    US headquartered contractor Northrop Grumman has opened a new cybersecurity centre in Gloucestershire, the United Kingdom, the company announced on 14 April. The facility will serve as a hub for cyber offerings to potential clients throughout Europe, the company said. Northrop's Advanced Cyber

  • Navy League 2015: USN chief says cyber remains top priority behind sea-based deterrent

    Cyber security and staying ahead of a possible cyber attack remains a top priority for the US Navy (USN), the service's chief said on 13 April at the annual Navy League Sea-Air-Space symposium in National Harbor, Maryland. "We shouldn't wait for a 'Pearl Harbor'," said Chief of Naval

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  • Sagem enhances French Army FELIN kit

    Sagem, a division of French group Safran, announced on 3 April it had won a contract from the French Direction générale de l'armement (DGA) procurement organisation to add several improvements to the French Army's FELIN V1 (Fantassin à Équipements et Liaisons Intégrés)


  • MILTECH™ 5042 military ruggedised communication system

    Type Fibre optic communications equipment, transmission Description The MILTECH™ 5042 rugged, military grade communication is a system for transferring video, serial (RS-422) data, discrete signals and Gigabit Ethernet traffic over single strand tactical fibre. The 5042's mechanical

  • Remote Secure Receiver (RSR)

    Type GPS device, anti-jamming/spoofing Development According to the contractor the Remote Secure Receiver (RSR) has been developed to protect against GPS jamming and spoofing for soldiers using combinations of commercial smartphones, tablets and military off-the-shelf devices. Rockwell says that

  • IRTS Lightweight Airborne Console

    Type Airborne C2 console Development First noted by IHS Jane's at the 2010 Eurosatory Exhibition and subsequently at the 2012 event. Description A single screen console constructed out of lightweight materials and specially designed for airborne use. Operator interfaces can include touchscreen,

  • BEACON Mk III full duplex crypto device

    Type Encryption equipment, data Description BEACON Mk III is a full-duplex crypto device designed to provide high grade of security for data communications running over different media, including normal telephone lines (with the use of a V.92 modem), RS-232 networks and Local Area Networks