• Lockheed Martin and Indonesia seek to progress radar programme

    Lockheed Martin and senior Indonesian defence officials met on 17 February with a view to progress the Indonesian Air Force's (TNI-AU's) requirement to procure ground-based air-surveillance radar systems. The Indonesian Ministry of Defence (MoD) said representatives of Lockheed Martin met with

  • NATO, Poland up BMD information exchanges

    NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCI) and Poland's defence ministry are stepping up their data-exchange activities to test the latter's three radar sites designated for the alliance's future ballistic missile defence (BMD) capability. The goal is to ensure the sites' ability to

  • Details emerge for Argentina's 3-D radar programme

    The Argentine Air Force (FAA) will install a long-range Argentine Primary 3-D Radar (RPA) in San Pedro sometime during 2015 following an agreement reached between the FAA and the provincial government of Misiones. The agreement, which was reportedly reached in mid-January, will allow the FAA to

  • US DoD gaining ground on UAV sense and avoid systems

    Key Points Currently deployed ground-based sense and avoid systems are performing well The DoD is seeking scalable airborne sense and avoid capability for a range of UAVs Advances are being made in unmanned aerial system ground-based sense and avoid (SAA) capabilities and the US Army is expected

  • Kazakh firm looks to expand into AFV production

    Kazakh firm Semey Engineering is planning to expand into the armoured vehicle manufacturing market by 2021, it was revealed on 3 November. According to Nikolai Pospelov, the managing director of Semey Engineering's parent company Kazakhstan Engineering, the firm has created a design bureau to begin

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  • Efforts made to improve global cyber-security

    Multilateral meetings are set to explore how to tackle cyber-security, but international co-operation is far from straightforward. Tim Maurer looks at the potential challenges in finding common ground amid an increase in cyber-attacks in 2014
  • Hackers target global geonavigation networks

    Global navigation satellite systems are vulnerable to attack from states, insurgents, and criminals using disruption devices to jam signals or fool them with false transmissions. Milosz Reterski assesses the growing risk to air traffic, defence systems, and shipping.
  • The As-Pac cyber challenge

    As cyber threats and related vulnerabilities continue to intensify in the Asia-Pacific region, its countries are making unprecedented moves to tackle the problem effectively. Jon Grevatt reports
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  • US opens door to increased UAV sales

    Key Points A new US policy could facilitate military UAV exports to more countries The policy is the latest in a series of efforts to "modernise and reform" US export controls for the aerospace and defence industry The Obama administration on 17 February unveiled a new policy that could

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    Type Passive, independent, and mobile meteorological system Description The BAE Systems Integrated Systems Technologies BMETS is a replacement for the British Army's radar-based Artillery METeorological System (AMETS) and as such, is claimed to offer 'significant advantages' over its predecessor,

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