Thales to supply Scorpion® helmet display for Air Force EF-18 fighter jets

The Spanish Ministry of Defence will equip the EF-18 with 80 Thales Scorpion® Helmet Mounted Cueing Systems (HMCS). These HMCS will be installed in the aircraft during the course of 2016 and 2017, once the operational qualification phase and air-to-air (A2A) and air-to-ground (A2G) tests have been completed. Scorpion® is a ‘force multiplier’ system offering … Czytaj dalej

Boeing-Equipped Training Center Opens, Enhances Worldwide P-8A Maintenance

Boeing [NYSE: BA] has equipped the U.S. Navy’s new P-8 Maintenance Training Facility with a suite of realistic, interactive training systems, another key step in the services’ efforts to fully integrate the aircraft into the fleet. Based at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Fla., the center allows the Navy to provide immersive training for those maintaining … Czytaj dalej

India becomes 11th International Customer for LONGBOW LLC’s Apache Radar

The U.S. Army awarded LONGBOW Limited Liability Company (LLC) a $57.1 million foreign military sale contract to provide the Indian Air Force with LONGBOW Fire Control Radar (FCR) systems for their new Apache AH-64E helicopters. LONGBOW LLC is a joint venture of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC). Under this contract, … Czytaj dalej

Schneider Electric to Manage Flight Information System for Dutch Ministry of Defense

The Dutch Ministry of Defense, selected Schneider Electric’s MetConsole Automatic Terminal Information Service (ATIS) to support its Regional Flight Information System (REFIS). The software centric ATIS solution will provide the Ministry’s REFIS with automated flight traffic information to increase the safety and reliability of its system. The growth in air traffic made automated flight traffic … Czytaj dalej

Cobham Receives $5.5M Orders for Airborne ISR Electronics

Cobham recently received a series of orders for electronic warfare components and subsystems for an airborne electronic intelligence (ELINT) platform totalling approximately $5.5 million. Cobham’s electronics are integrated into a sensor suite that provides intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) capability. The work will be performed by Cobham Microelectronic Solutions, a business unit of the Cobham … Czytaj dalej

Next Generation Jammer Increment 1 contract award moves system’s capability ‘one step closer’ to warfighter

The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Co. an approximately $1 billion Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) contract on April 13 for the Next Generation Jammer (NGJ) Increment 1 (Inc. 1) system. NGJ Inc. 1 is an external jamming pod that will disrupt and degrade enemy aircraft and ground radar and communication systems. The contract supports the … Czytaj dalej