BAE Systems and Dassault Aviation along with industrial partners have been awarded a £120 million two-year contract by the UK and French governments to help define the Franco-British requirement for a Future Combat Air System programme.
Raytheon Co. announced that it has acquired Blackbird Technologies, a leading provider of persistent surveillance, secure tactical communications and cybersecurity solutions to the Intelligence Community (IC) and special operations market.
Harris Corp. has received an $18 million order from a nation in Central Asia for Falcon III® wideband tactical radios. The radios will provide advanced voice and data capabilities for the country’s armed forces on the frontline.
Thales is developing the multifunction Sea Fire 500 naval radar – a fully solid-state four-panel phased-array antenna that is the culmination of three years of advanced research into new radar technologies and architectures, conducted with the support from the French defence procurement agency.
Airbus Defence and Space has awarded the Argus research prize for the outstanding performance of young scientists in the field of communications engineering, radar technology and radio frequency technology.
Thales has been awarded a contract to supply the Qatar Armed Forces with a military satellite communications system. The ground segment supplied will provide Qatari ground and naval forces with a long-range communications capability to enhance national security and protect vital interests.