IHS Jane's International Defence Review

  • Danish navy to introduce new CWI transmitters

    Thales has been contracted by the Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organisation (DALO) to deliver 14 Continuous Wave Illumination (CWI) transmitters for integration in existing Saab CEROS 200 radar/electro-optical fire control systems fitted to the Royal Danish Navy's two Absalon-class

  • RE2 inflatable underwater manipulator arm heads to Phase II

    RE2 Robotics was awarded a Phase II small business innovation research award to develop an inflatable underwater dual manipulator system for the US Navy (USN) Office of Naval Research (ONR) on 7 February 2017. The robotic underwater manipulator arms are being developed to bring

  • Slovak Special Forces field Skylark I-LEX

    The Slovakian Army's 5th Special Forces Regiment (5. Pluk Specialneho Urcenia: 5.PSU) has taken into service Elbit Systems' Skylark I-LEX unmanned aircraft system (UAS). The Zilina-based unit received two Skylark I-LE systems in late 2008, and the new system will replace those in providing

  • Aero India 2017: Alpha Design Technologies and Elbit Systems bid for Indian Army's SDR

    Alpha Design Technologies has submitted a bid in response to the Indian Army's request for information for new software define radios (SDRs), which are intended to boost the service's network-centric warfare capabilities, Jane's has learned. The Bangalore-based company exhibited its SDR family -

  • Aero India 2017: CSIR-NAL furthers DHVANI tracking system

    CSIR-NAL has enhanced its Detection and Hit Visualization using the Acoustic N-wave Identification (DHVANI) bullet impact tracking system. Development of DHVANI commenced in 2014 and has evolved to take the form of a single unit rather than a modular configuration. At present the system is used to

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  • Finland buys K9 howitzers from South Korea

    Finland will purchase K9 Thunder 155 mm self-propelled howitzers from South Korea, the country's defence ministry (MoD) confirmed on 17 February. According to the MoD announcement, Finnish defence minister Jussi Niinistö has approved the purchase of 48 former South Korean Army K9s at a cost of