IHS Jane's International Defence Review

  • Estonian MoD outlines plans for cyber range

    Developing a state-of-the-art cyber range and improving the level of automation in a number of aspects of its functionalities are amongst the Estonian Defence Forces' (EDF's) plans to enhance this capability. Speaking to IHS Jane's, Kusti Salm, National Armaments Director at the Estonian Ministry

  • DARPA teams with Sikorsky for Phase 3 of ALIAS cockpit automation programme

    The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded Sikorsky the contract to develop Phase 3 of its Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System (ALIAS) programme, it was announced on 11 January. The announcement, which was made by Sikorsky's parent company Lockheed Martin, will see

  • Surface Navy 2017: USN LDUUV to receive multiple mission packages

    Key Points NAVSEA has set out the mission packages for LDUUV Decision was reached by pooling requirements across command forces The US Navy's (USN's) Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) has revealed details of planned mission packages for the large displacement unmanned undersea vehicle (LDUUV)

  • TDA expands Aculeus portfolio

    Key Points Final qualification of the Aculeus HE-MM scheduled for March 2017 TDA is also evaluating a surface-to-surface capability for the Aculeus LG for land and maritime platforms With final development of its Aculeus LG induction laser-guided rocket (ILGR) system now under way for the French

  • Surface Navy 2017: CUSV to support LCS MCM mission

    Textron Systems' common unmanned surface vehicle (CUSV) has been selected as the mine countermeasures unmanned surface vehicle (MCM USV) intended to support the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) minehunting and neutralisation mission, Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) confirmed on 10 January. CUSV

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  • Textron nears completion of SSC prototype

    Key Points Subsystem testing of LCAC 100, the SSC prototype, is now underway LCAC replacement promises greater efficiency and other improvements over the legacy design Textron Marine & Land Systems expects the prototype Ship-to-Shore Connector (SSC) air-cushion landing craft to begin afloat