ViaSat Inc., a global broadband services and technology company, announced the ViaSat Battlefield Awareness and Targeting System – Dismounted (BATS-D) handheld Link 16 radio – a new digital device that will enable U.S. forces the ability to engage enemy forces 20 times faster than using current radios in their inventory.
According to a new report by ASDReports, the global small satellite market has been estimated to be worth $2.2 billion in 2016 and is projected to be valued at $5.3 billion by 2021, registering a CAGR of 19.14 percent during the forecast period.
Harris Corp. has received an $88 million order to supply electronic jammers for U.S. Navy F/A-18 Hornet and Super Hornet aircraft. The jammers protect the Navy jets from sophisticated electronic threats, including modern integrated air defense systems. The order was received during the third quarter of Harris’ fiscal 2016.
Elbit Systems Ltd. announced that it was awarded an approximately $20 million contract from a Western European country for the supply of tactical mobile radios, from the new and advanced E-LynX™ Software Defined Radios (SDR) family. The contract will be performed over a three-year period.