HEADLINES ARCHIVE

  • Innovative modular UAS concept [DSEI17D2]

    UK unmanned autonomous systems house Blue Bear Systems Research (Stand N2-277) is showcasing an innovative modular unmanned aerial system (UAS). According to Dr Yoge Patel, Blue Bear’s CEO, there is increasing interest in the use of unmanned and autonomous systems to deliver ‘fractionalised’ capability.

  • Voice comms upgrade [DSEI17D2]

    A communications upgrade to the Royal Australian Air Force’s Tactical Air Defence Radar System (TADRS) that provides the system with voice communication services for two separate security domains from a consolidated controller position has entered service.

  • Keen vision [DSEI17D2]

    Driving in unfamiliar terrain when visibility is degraded could be dangerous. UK-based RFEL (Stand S4-150) is exhibiting and demonstrating its innovative Trailblazer HD-SDI and generic vehicle architecture compliant military driver vision aid at DSEI this week.

  • Prominent portfolio [DSEI17D2]

    The Jordanian King Abdullah II Design and Development Bureau (KADDB) (Stand N9-310) is once again attending DSEI and has brought some of its latest developments to show potential customers.

  • Quick-fit reconnaissance [DSEI17D2]

    Chess Dynamics (Stand S8-140) has launched a reconnaissance and surveillance system that can be fitted easily and quickly to tactical vehicles.

  • New life for the Tiger [DSEI17D2]

    Elbit Systems of Israel (Stand S2-320) has been awarded a $93 million contract to upgrade the Northrop F-5E/F Tiger II fleet of an unnamed air force in the Asia-Pacific region.

  • Teamwork for trainer [DSEI17D2]

    Leonardo (Stand S5-110, static SG14) has joined the Inzpire/ Discovery Air Defence team to pitch an aggressor trainer for the UK Ministry of Defence’s Air Support to Defence Operational Training (ASDOT) programme.

  • Transatlantic trade [DSEI17D2]

    Oshkosh Defense (Stand N4-165) is showing a four-door Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) sporting a British Army paint scheme and equipped with a Harris VRC 110 radio system, a Kongsberg Protector Lite remote weapon station (RWS) with a 12.7mm heavy machine gun, and AmSafe Rocket Propelled Grenade (RPG) nets.

  • Intelligent command and control [DSEI17D2]

    Systematic (Stand S5-160) is taking advantage of the presence of the Irish Naval Service offshore patrol vessel LE Samuel Beckett at DSEI to show the capabilities of its SitaWare Maritime solution.

  • Sharp-eyed Hawk [DSEI17D2]

    Northrop Grumman (Stand S5-310) is preparing to deliver the first RQ-4 Global Hawk UAV-based Alliance Ground Surveillance system to NATO by the end of 2017, which will be followed in quick succession by the other four examples.

  • Smart display for the paperless bridge [DSEI17D2]

    Kelvin Hughes has launched its latest Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS), which has been designed for installation in commercial ships and naval/coastguard vessels.

  • Sea Eagle spotted [DSEI17D2]

    A full production standard Sea Eagle FCRO (Fire Control Radar Optical) naval radar/electrooptical fire control system is being exhibited by Chess Dynamics here at DSEI on Stand S8-140.

  • Skimming the waves [DSEI17D2]

    The Boeing Company’s Liquid Robotics (Stand S9-174), a leader in long-duration unmanned surface vehicles, has announced the next generation of its Wave Glider, with advancements to the platform’s operational range, and performance for missions in high sea states (6 and greater) and high latitudes, including the Arctic (latitude of 78.76N0) and the Southern Ocean (64.8S).

  • Countering the unmanned [DSEI17D2]

    AUDS (Stand S2-336) has adapted its counter-UAV system to a vehicle-mounted configuration, which can be used to neutralise unwanted systems attacking a temporary base, mobile force, convoy or national infrastructure site.

  • Responsive, agile and powerful [DSEI17D2]

    SC Group company Supacat (Stand S9-360) has unveiled the high performance SC12 RIB (Rigid Inflatable Boat) at DSEI, where its capabilities are being demonstrated on the River Thames throughout the show.

  • ESM in the palm of your hand [DSEI17D2]

    UK-based electronic warfare specialist ESROE - a small spinout business from the UK’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory - is showcasing its compact, low-cost radar band electronic support measures (ESM) system on Ploughshare Innovations’ Stand N5-470.

  • Mobile ATM [DSEI17D2]

    Easat Radar Systems Ltd (Stand S9-478) has recently completed the design and build of a Transportable MSSR Mode-S radar system, which will support safe and efficient airspace operations, for a major European Air Navigation Service provider.

  • Smart and rugged [DSEI17D2]

    IEE (Stand S9-231), a trusted provider of enhanced displays for military and industrial applications for more than 70 years, is showcasing its portfolio of military-grade smart and flat panel displays at DSEI.

  • Track their wellbeing [DSEI17D2]

    An innovative device developed by UK-based Bodytrak (Stand N8-373) offers real-time monitoring of vital body functions, with the potential to reduce heat-related injury, detect illness and improve recovery time, both during training and on the battlefield, writes Sam J Basch.

  • Maritime munition [DSEI17D2]

    Israel Aerospace Industries (Stand S7-341) has developed a maritime variant of its ubiquitous Harop loitering munition. It has been configured to include a maritime launcher, and has an adapted communication antenna to support operations in this domain.

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