The UK Ministry of Defence has awarded a contract to a Finmeccanica - Selex ES led team which will enable the introduction of a new Mode 5 Identification Friend or Foe standard across a range of UK Armed Forces’ land, sea and air platforms.
The European Eurofighter consortium, which produces the Typhoon fighter, and NETMA have signed a €1 billion contract to develop the electronically scanned Captor-E radar for the Typhoon. For Finmeccanica the contract will represent an order value of more than €400 million.
Lockheed Martin, in partnership with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and the University of Notre Dame, has demonstrated the airworthiness of a new beam control turret being developed for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and AFRL to give 360-degree coverage for high-energy laser weapons operating on military aircraft.
A multi-million Euro contract has been awarded to Finmeccanica - Selex ES by defence and security company Saab to supply the Raven ES-05 AESA (Active Electronically Scanned Array) radar for Saab's Gripen Next Generation (NG) fighters.
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. and Rohde & Schwarz announced that they have signed a Teaming Agreement to integrate and flight demonstrate Rohde & Schwarz's air traffic control radios on the Predator® B/MQ-9 Reaper® RPA.