• Ship-shape [DSEI19D4]

    Kongsberg Digital (Stand S6-145) and SeaCross Marine (Stand S9-262) have announced a new partnership at DSEI.

  • Better detection and tracking [DSEI19D4]

    Elta (Stand S7-330) has developed new algorithms for its ELM-2270 over-the-horizon (OTH) radar that improve the detection and tracking capability of the system when operating in 200nm exclusive economic zones.

  • Effective Guardians [DSEI19D4]

    Responding to the continued proliferation and evolution of remotely controlled bombs, Leonardo (Stand S5-100) has introduced two additions to its Guardian family of counter-improvised explosive device (C-IED) products.

  • Mobile Fires Platform: clarification [DSEI19D4]

    The Royal Artillery has a future requirement for a Mobile Fires Platform (MFP) to replace the currently deployed tracked 155mm/39 calibre AS90 self-propelled artillery system. It will be issued to four Close Support Regiments, with a total of 135 units required. The MFP includes a training solution for the operators, including the driver, and a support solution.

  • GCS build gains pace [DSEI19D4]

    BAE Systems Naval Ships is moving forward with the manufacture phase of the Royal Navy’s Type 26 Global Combat Ship programme, with production now under way on the second of the planned eight-ship City-class vessels.

  • USMC begins AESA upgrade for ‘classic’ Hornets

    The US Marine Corps (USMC) has begun the process of replacing the radars of some its Boeing F/A-18 legacy Hornet combat aircraft with a new active electronically scanned array (AESA) system, with the first procurement contract awarded on 26 March. The Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) has awarded
  • IrvinGQ develops airdrop cage for THeMIS UGV

    UK-based aerial delivery equipment and parachute developer IrvinGQ has developed ATAX, an airdrop system that can deliver Tracked Hybrid Modular Infantry System (THeMIS) unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs), Estonia’s Milrem Robotics announced on 26 March. The ATAX is a modular, rapid-rig/de-rig,
  • US Navy prepares for possible Columbia delay, GAO reports

    While the US Navy (USN) still considers the timely acquisition of its Columbia-class ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) to be its priority programme to ensure there is no gap in strategic patrols, the service is hedging against a potential delay in the delivery of the new submarine, according to the
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