Ted Rappaport, founding director of NYU WIRELESS and a leading proponent of using the millimeter wave spectrum for wireless communications, discusses the FCC's recent rulemaking actions and technology developments that are paving the way to 5G.
Cassidian has won a €50 million programme to equip the airfields of the Royal Canadian Airforce with latest-technology airport surveillance radars. The Canadian contracting authority Public Works and Services Canada has selected Cassidian to deliver seven of its ASR NG airport surveillance radars to improve the flight safety on Canadian airbases and to enhance the integration of military aviation into civil air traffic. Cassidian is working together with Lockheed Martin Canada as a strong local partner in this project.
800 objects at once and spotting tiny items travelling at the speed of sound are some of the attributes of Artisan, the new medium range 3D surveillance radar which has been developed for the Royal Navy by BAE Systems.
Thales and Vinghøg AS signed a contract for the delivery of 44 Squire battlefield surveillance radars, to be deployed by the Norwegian Armed Forces. The first 10 systems will be delivered in the second half of 2013. The last delivery is scheduled for beginning of 2017.
Saab has signed a framework agreement with Italian Piaggio Aero Industries, whereby it has received an order valued at €15.5 million for the integration of surveillance systems in Piaggio Aero's new surveillance aircraft.
Cobham has reached agreement with the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service to extend the existing Sentinel aerial maritime surveillance contract by 2 years. This £105M contract extension secures the contract until the end of 2021.
The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has accepted Roke Manor Research Ltd's Electronic Surveillance and Countermeasures system into service as a core capability within the British Army and Royal Marines. Roke is providing a full support package for its Electronic Warfare Manpack product, giving UK Forces enhanced land EW capabilities to exploit and disrupt many types of communications systems.