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  • High and wide [DSEI15, D2]

    Saab’s new family of ground-based radars is nearing readiness for delivery, and the first two systems are in the final stages of industrialisation. First announced last year, the Giraffe 1X, 4A and 8A radars employ the latest GaN (gallium nitride) semiconductor technology, which allows

  • Scanning new horizons [DSEI15, D2]

    Sagem (Stand N7-315) is showcasing all three variants of its latest PASEO Marine family of electrooptical sights at DSEI 2015. Based on a compact and highly modular director design, PASEO Marine is available in three naval versions: PASEO-NS, PASEO XLR and PASEO-IRST. PASEO NS (Naval System)

  • Simply point and throw [DSEI15, D2]

    A ‘throw and go’ UAV with good sensors is just the thing to get some view from up there in the battlefield. UK-based Blue Bear Systems Research (BBSR) designed, developed and built the 2kg man-portable iSTART (on Stands S2-380 and S7-310), which has a wingspan of 75cm. The fixed-wing

  • Thunderbolt lights up [DSEI15, D2]

    The Oxley Group has designed a new dual-mode landing light for the US Air Force (USAF), which is set to equip the USAF’s A10 Thunderbolt II close support ground attack aircraft. The new landing light, which leverages advanced light-emitting diode (LED) technology pioneered by Oxley, is the

  • Small ship mission system [DSEI15, D2]

    Danish systems and sensors house Terma (Stand S7-263) is introducing its latest C-Flex Compact small ship mission system at DSEI 2015. Derived from Terma’s full C-Flex combat management system, but scaled to meet the specific needs of smaller vessels, C-Flex Compact provides situational

  • Advanced X-ray scanner makes debut [DSEI15, D2]

    Being displayed in public for the first time at DSEI is a new X-ray scanner that could revolutionise airport and other security scanning procedures. Known as Halo, the technology behind the scanner was created at Cranfield University, which has partnered with Nottingham Trent University to develop

  • Advanced motion modules [DSEI15, D2]

    Nanomotion (Stand S3-300), a subsidiary of Johnson Electric and a designer and manufacturer of advanced motion systems, is showing two new products at DSEI: the OIS (Optical Image Stabilisation) Stage motion module and the LF14 Linear Filter Changer, writes Robin Hughes. The OIS Stage is designed

  • Upgrade for minehunting sonar [DSEI15, D2]

    Thales UK is to upgrade the UK Royal Navy’s (RN’s) seven Sandown-class minehunters with an improved version of its Sonar 2093 variable depth minehunting sonar. Known as the Sonar 2093 Capability Sustainment Programme (CSP), the project will see Thales embody a wideband upgrade to

  • Upconverters underway [DSEI15, D2]

    Australian communications specialist EM Solutions (Stand S5-337) has begun deliveries of its Diamond Series of block upconverters for satellite communications. Employing gallium nitride technology, the Diamond Series covers a number of integrated packages or standalone configurations that can

  • Canada selects explosive initiator [DSEI15, D2]

    Chemring Technology Solutions (Stand S2-230) has been selected to supply its Breach MC radio frequency (RF) initiator for use by the Canadian Armed Forces. Breach MC will enable specialised groups, such as explosive ordnance disposal teams, to remotely initiate explosive charges at close range for

  • Hoisting the MAST [DSEI15, D2]

    The Defense Solutions division of Curtiss-Wright Corporation (Stand S9-231) has unveiled a new low-cost, single operator shipboard helicopter handling system at DSEI, writes Richard Scott. Designed specifically to address the size and weight constraints of smaller ships, the Manual Aircraft

  • Survival at sea [DSEI15, D2]

    For military personnel on a stricken vessel at sea, survival and evacuation are of paramount importance. UK-based International Safety Products (ISP) (Stand S3-331), a specialist in marine survival equipment, has just secured a new contract with the Polish Navy. ‘‘We supplied a total

  • Aerostat on the move [DSEI15, D2]

    A moving aerostat may sound like an oxymoron, but Allsopp Helikites suggests it is the ideal answer to a capable yet low-cost means of providing border security and force protection. The company has developed a 34m3 aerostat known as the Helikite that can be towed by a vehicle while still aloft,

  • Evidence captured [DSEI15, D2]

    Rigaku Analytical Devices (Stand N5-196), a US manufacturer of handheld and portable Raman spectrometers, has unveiled a software release for its Progeny ResQ chemical detection system, giving users the ability to capture high-quality digital photographs of samples using the integrated camera. This

  • FlyingFish gets airborne [DSEI15, D2]

    UK company Horizon Technologies (Stand S6-296) is showcasing and demonstrating the latest addition to its FlyingFish, a lightweight, airborne SIGINT system used to monitor satellite phone traffic. The second-generation FlyingFish replaces the currently operationally proven Legacy FlyingFish, which