The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and the Office of Naval Research have awarded Northrop Grumman Corp. the third phase of the Tern unmanned systems program. Phase three plans to include final design, fabrication and a full-scale, at-sea demonstration of the system.
Finmeccanica – Selex EShas received a contract from Embraer Defense & Security to provide an undisclosed number of Gabbiano T20 radar systems for the KC-390 transport aircraft procured by the Brazilian Air Force.
Crane Aerospace & Electronics, a segment of Crane Co., was selected by Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. to supply its ELDEC® Transformer Rectifier Units (TRU) on the Gulfstream G500 and G600. Each aircraft will have five 250 Amp TRUs, which will provide DC bus power throughout the aircraft. Gulfstream previously selected the same TRU for use on the G650 aircraft providing commonality across all three aircraft models.
Finmeccanica – Selex ES has been awarded a multi-million Euro contract from Cobham Aviation Services in Australia to supply a number of Seaspray 5000E Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) surveillance radars.
Airbus Defence and Space has introduced new technologies in its latest air surveillance radar to give the Airport Surveillance Radar Next Generation (ASR-NG) radar advantageous air traffic control capabilities.
Finmeccanica – Selex ES has been awarded two important new contracts for the company’s Grifo radar system. In each case, the radar system was selected for its proven high performance and flexible architecture.
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.