• MQ-8C Fire Scout UAS completes operational assessment

    Key Points The MQ-8C variant of Fire Scout has completed a three-week operational assessment to evaluate its performance, endurance, and reliability The operational assessment included 11 flight test events Northrop Grumman's MQ-8C variant of the US Navy's (USN's) Fire Scout vertical take-off

  • India expands defence collaboration with Malaysia and Singapore

    India has agreed to expand defence industrial co-operation with Malaysia and Singapore. The accords were announced during Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's four-day visit to Southeast Asia, which concluded on 24 November. During Modi's visit to Malaysia he pledged to enhance defence ties across

  • Details of Indian P-17A multimission frigates emerge

    Key Points Further details of India's Project 17A frigates have emerged Details suggest a departure in construction methodology from previous ship projects Details of the Indian Navy's new multi-mission frigate programme, being developed under Project 17A (P-17A), are beginning to emerge as

  • SEWIP Block 3 enters EMD phase

    Key Points SEWIP Block 3 integrates an advanced electronic attack system with the AN/SLQ-32(V)6 electronic support system being delivered by Lockheed Martin under SEWIP Block 2 The EMD award funds Northrop Grumman for continued design and technology maturation, and the build of two engineering

  • NATO puts finishing touches to harbour protection system

    Key Points A NATO team is finalising a harbour protection 'system of systems' intended to protect deployed maritime forces from asymmetric threats in ports Technical specifications, interoperability standards, and operational doctrine for a mobile, modular system are expected by the end of 2015 A

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  • Embraer to integrate Rockwell Collins' CHADCS on KC-390s

    Embraer will outfit its Embraer KC-390 transport aircraft bound for the Brazilian Air Force with Rockwell Collins' Aerial Delivery Control System (CHADCS), the companies announced on 11 November. CHADCS is used "to hold, monitor, and execute precision air drops of cargo, vehicles, and troops


  • AN/APX-117(V); AN/APX-118(V); AN/APX-123(V)

    Type Identification friend-or-foe (IFF) transponders Description The AN/APX-117(V), AN-APX-118(V), and AN/APX-123(V) are common transponders in US Navy service in aircraft. However, they can be deployed in warships in vessels such as submarines, patrol boats, and auxiliaries that require only

  • AN/UPX-41(C)

    Type Shipborne digital identification friend-or-foe (IFF) interrogator Description The AN/UPX-41(C) is the US Navy's standard Mode 5 level 1 and 2 interrogator. Of an open-architecture VME design, it is an upgrade to the AN/UPX-37 that itself replaced the AN/UPX-27 in the US fleet. It is used for

  • AN/UPX-42(C)

    Type Shipborne digital identification friend-or-foe (IFF) interrogator Description AN/UPX-42(C) is an upgrade of the AN/UPX-41(C), which incorporates SIF/Mode 4 and Mode 5 with growth to Mode S. The system is of an open-architecture digital VME-based modular design. The interrogator includes

  • TSB 3521 BlueGate

    Type Shipborne encrypted identification friend-or-foe (IFF) system Description TSB 3521 is part of the BlueGate IFF system developed by Thales and provides warships with an effective Mode 5 and Mode S capability. The BlueGate IFF system was tested and validated during the 'Bold Quest' exercise in