Airbus Defence and Space has received two contracts worth approximately €130 million from Australia’s new Capability, Acquisition and Sustainment Group to equip and support nine military and civil/military Australian airfields with, what is claimed to be the world’s newest and most powerful airport surveillance sensors.
Infineon Technologies AG announced that it has shipped its ten millionth high-frequency radar chip. The 77-GHz chips are used in radar-based driver assistance systems that recognize objects at ranges of up to 250 meters. Infineon estimates that in the year 2014 nearly 50 percent of 77-GHz radar systems in vehicles were equipped with Infineon technology.
Indra will supply two Lanza 3D long-range deployable air defence radars (LTR-25) to NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCI Agency). The amount of this contract, with an execution period of 38 months, stands at €22 million, and includes options for a third radar and some optional equipment, which could rise the price up to €36 million.
Mercury Systems Inc., a leading high-tech commercial provider of more affordable secure and sensor processing subsystems powering today’s critical defense and intelligence applications, announced it received a $10.6 million in orders from a leading defense prime contractor to provide radar subsystems and related digital processing technologies for a missile defense application.
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.
Militaries of the future will soon have access to a single radar capable of protecting troops' backs from threats such as ballistic and cruise missiles, and drones. Raytheon Co. recently completed a series of milestones, bringing the combat-proven Patriot Air and Missile Defense System with 360-degrees of coverage one step closer to production readiness.