US military evaluating C-sUAS leasing options for fixed-site protection
30 November 2021
by Ashley Roque
Companies interested in leasing their counter drone technologies to the US Department of Defense (DoD) will have the opportunity to demonstrate their approaches during an April 2022 event at Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona.
The Joint Counter-small Unmanned Aircraft System (C-sUAS) Office (JCO) in early November asked vendors to submit two separate White Papers for the demonstration The first is for ‘contractor owned government operated' technologies to protect fixed sites from incoming drones, and the second is for high-power microwave (HPM) systems.
NCI Agency and Ukraine sign MoA to renew technical partnership
20 January 2022
by Olivia Savage
A soldier in action during a military exercise in the Donbass region, Ukraine. (Demotix)
The NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCI Agency) and Ukraine signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) to deepen their partnership and collaborate on additional technology-related projects, the agency announced on 17 January.
The agreement involves supporting Ukraine in modernising information technology and communication services, while identifying areas to assist in the training of personnel.
Leonardo contracted to help develop Eurofighter ‘Radar 1' for Germany, Spain
14 January 2022
by Olivia Savage
A Eurofighter Typhoon with a Captor-E radar displayed in the open nose. (Hensoldt)
On 14 January Leonardo announced that it had signed a EUR260 million (USD297 million) contract with Hensoldt to contribute towards the development of the Eurofighter Typhoon European Common Radar System (ECRS) Mk1 E-scan radar ordered by Germany and Spain.
The Lanza 3D Deployable Air Defence Radar passed NATO tactical ballistic missile detection and tracking tests. (Indra)
The Indra-developed Lanza 3D Deployable Air Defence Radar (DADR) has passed NATO tactical ballistic missile detection and tracking trials.
The company announced on 3 January that the radar cleared stringent NATO tests at the Radio-Electric Assessment and Analysis Centre of the National Institute of Aerospace Technology in Guadalajara, Mexico.
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