• Omnisys to continue support of Brazilian radars

    The Brazilian subsidiary of France's Thales group, Omnisys Engenharia, was recently awarded an extension contract by the Rio de Janeiro Aeronautical Electronics Park (PAME-RJ) to provide training, maintenance, and logistic support services Brazilian ground-based surveillance radar systems. The

  • South Africa's Badger to get BAE Land Systems sights

    The Dynamics division of BAE Land Systems South Africa has been awarded the contract to develop and manufacture the commander's and gunner's sights for the Badger infantry combat vehicle for the South African Army. The contract is for 171 commander's panoramic sights and 198 gunner's sights, which

  • Russian troops to receive second-gen combat gear this year

    Deliveries of an improved second-generation personal combat system to Russian troops will start in late 2014, according to Dmitry Semizorov, director general of the Central Research Institute of Precision Engineering (TsNIITochMash), Russia's leading producer of personal combat equipment. The gear,

  • Selex launches new cyber security centre

    In a bid to keep pace with increasingly pervasive and structured cyber threats facing both the military and civilian sector, Selex ES has invested in a new dedicated centre that provides advanced capabilities for gathering critical intelligence from the 'dark web', parts of the internet outside the

  • Poland seeks 104 battle surveillance radars

    The Polish Armament Inspectorate has begun a technical dialogue for 104 man-portable ground surveillance radar systems for delivery between 2016 and 2023. The procurement is set to be worth around PLN190 million (USD62.4 million). The radars are intended to provide automatic surveillance and

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  • More long-range Iranian early-warning radars revealed

    Key Points Iran is making significant progress in building a network of long-range early-warning radars. IHS Jane's has identified what appears to be the 3,000 km range Sepehr radar in the northwest of the country, as well as a prototype facility for the Ghadir radar that was unveiled in June.
  • Patrol vessel receives RNLN's final I-Mast 400 fit

    The Royal Netherlands Navy's (RNLN's) last Holland-class ocean-going patrol ship HNLMS Friesland (P 842) is being fitted with its Thales Nederland I-Mast 400 integrated mast system. Friesland , commissioned in January 2013, is the last RNLN ship to receive the I-Mast 400 fit. Four masts were

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  • AN/MPQ-64 Sentinel

    Type X-band (8 to 12.5 GHz) band air defence radar Development The AN/MPQ-64 is an X-band 3-D radar that was originally designed and manufactured by Hughes Aircraft Company (acquired by the Raytheon Systems Company, later becoming part of ThalesRaytheonSystems) developed for use in the United

  • ASR-11 terminal area surveillance radar

    Type Digital air traffic control radar and beacon system (United States military designation AN/GPN-30) Description ASR-11 (also known as the Digital Airport Surveillance Radar - DASR) is a combined solid-state primary and monopulse secondary radar system, designed to replace existing

  • STAR-2000 surveillance/terminal approach radar

    Type S-band (2 to 3 GHz) area surveillance and terminal approach control radar Description STAR-2000 is a dedicated, solid-state, modular terminal approach radar that is suitable for both civilian and military air traffic control applications. The equipment incorporates a dedicated weather

  • TRS 2215/2230 3-D radars

    Type Family of S-band (2 to 4 GHz) fixed or mobile 3-D air defence radars Description This ThalesRaytheonSystems' (formerly Thales Air Defence) family of E/F-band air defence 3-D radars employ electronic phase scanning in elevation and are derived from the French Air Force's height-finding

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