• Autocomplete: US Army pursues the ultimate manned-unmanned teaming

    Key Points The US Army is researching technologies to anticipate individuals’ behaviour as part of an effort to boost manned-unmanned teaming Recent work focused on the ways in which different brains process information, with the goal of developing predictive models The US Army is

  • Chile ready to finalise frigate acquisitions

    The Chilean Navy is set to finalise the procurement of two Adelaide-class frigates by the end of May. HMAS Melbourne and HMAS Newcastle , built in Australia in the early 1990s, would be acquired as a stop-gap measure to replace two of three Dutch- and British-built frigates currently in service in

  • Palestinian security forces receive more Al-Jawad vehicles

    The Palestinian Authority᾿s (PA᾿s) National Security Forces (NSF) have received a second batch of five Al-Jawad armoured vehicles, Palestinian security sources told Jane’s on 22 May. Based on the Ford F-550 chassis, the Al-Jawad is made by Jordan Light Vehicle Manufacturing LLC

  • Patria showcases ARIS variant

    Patria has showcased a variant of its Advanced Real-Time Intelligence System (ARIS) wideband electronic intelligence (ELINT) receiver at the 2019 EWE exhibition, which was held in Stockholm from 13 to 15 May. ARIS, which has been in operational use since 2010, is used for technical signal analysis

  • Raytheon receives contract for HARM Replace Exchange In Kind

    Raytheon Missile Systems has been contracted by the US Air Force (USAF) for the AGM-88B High Speed Anti-Radiation Missile (HARM) Replace Exchange In Kind (REIK) programme. Under the terms of a USD355.5 million contract awarded on 23 May, the company will refurbish HARM missiles for onward sale to

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  • RAF F-35Bs decamp to Cyprus for first overseas deployment

    Key Points Six RAF F-35Bs have flown to RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus The training mission is the type’s first overseas deployment in UK service British Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning combat aircraft flew to the Royal Air Force (RAF) base on Cyprus on 21 May for the type’s first overseas
  • Babcock highlights SIGRID5 C2 system

    Babcock International has showcased its SIGRID5 command and control (C2) system at the Electronic Warfare Europe (EWE) 2019 exhibition in Stockholm in May. SIGRID5 leverages commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software and is based on US company Priority 5’s Touch Assisted Command and Control
  • Syria offensive raises chemical attack fears

    The apparent lack of progress that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s forces are making in a new offensive has raised concerns that they will resort to using chemical weapons. “Unfortunately, we continue to see signs that the Assad regime may be renewing its use of chemical weapons,
  • Babcock highlights SIGRID5 C2 system

    Babcock International has showcased its SIGRID5 command and control (C2) system at the Electronic Warfare Europe (EWE) 2019 exhibition in Stockholm in May. SIGRID5 leverages commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software and is based on US company Priority 5’s Touch Assisted Command and Control

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    Type Naval Fire-Control System (FCS). Development In 2005, following a competitive procurement process, Kollmorgen Electro-Optical (acquired by L-3 Communications in February 2012 and now operating as L-3 KEO) was chosen to provide the US Navy (USN) with an EOSS as part of the CG-47

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