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Saab has signed a framework contract with the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration, for maintenance and upgrades of mobile airbase solutions for the Swedish Air Force.
Astrium is now delivering to the UK MoD enhanced overseas tactical, land and maritime communications capability, which directly links to Astrium Services’ new IP core based modular infrastructure.
The ThalesRaytheon-Systems’ GM 400 long-range air defence radar system has entered service with the German Air Force.
According to a report by Market Research Reports Inc., Global C2/C4ISR (Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) market is expected to grow at a CAGR (compounded annual growth rate) of 0.32% in the next 10 years. This will lead to increase in overall C2/C4ISR market from US$91.5 billion in 2013 to US$94.4 billion by 2023.
L-3 TRL Technology and Avanti Communications to provide secure high-speed Ka-Band satellite services
L-3 TRL Technology (L-3 TRL) announced that it is working with Avanti Communications to provide secure Ka-Band satellite services to government and military agencies that use L-3 TRL’s CATAPAN® encryption devices for direct high-speed connectivity. Coverage includes parts of Europe, the Middle East, the Caucasus region and Africa.
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.
Blighter Surveillance Systems has been set up to target systems integrators delivering sophisticated surveillance solutions into the global defence and commercial security markets.
As of 28 December, HUBER+SUHNER acquired the assets of Astrolab Inc. based in Warren, New Jersey at a non-disclosed price. The deal will be financed from own resources. With its patented minibend® and microbend® cable assemblies, Astrolab is mainly active in high tech niche markets like space & defence and offers high end radio frequency solutions for industrial markets. This year Astrolab recorded net sales of around USD $20 million and a profit margin well above industry average.
Thales Canada announced that its R&D facility in Parc du Technologique is now an official Thales Research and Technology (TRT) centre – the fifth in the world and first in North America.