Terma’s SCANTER 4100 radar system has been selected and ordered by BAE Systems for integration on board the UK Royal Navy’s three new River class Offshore Patrol Vessels. The first radar system including stabilized platforms and antenna will be delivered in 2016.
Altair announced that Gastón Ezequiel Pérez, a final year electrical engineering student from the Universidad Tecnológica Nacional, Facultad Regional Buenos Aires, Argentina, has won the 2014 FEKO Student Competition, an international contest organized in support of engineering education and academic excellence.
Alvarion Technologies, a global provider of wireless solutions including Wi-Fi, Point-to-Point and Point-to-Multi-Point, announced their BreezeULTRA P6000 was awarded certification by the internationally recognized MiCOM Labs for Japan’s Technical Regulations Conformity Certification of Specified Radio equipment.
The UK Ministry of Defence has awarded a contract to a Finmeccanica - Selex ES led team which will enable the introduction of a new Mode 5 Identification Friend or Foe standard across a range of UK Armed Forces’ land, sea and air platforms.
The European Eurofighter consortium, which produces the Typhoon fighter, and NETMA have signed a €1 billion contract to develop the electronically scanned Captor-E radar for the Typhoon. For Finmeccanica the contract will represent an order value of more than €400 million.
Rosetta, a space probe from ESA successfully deployed the Philae lander on the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, with leading European companies including HUBER+SUHNER, e2v and Terma contributing to the success.
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.
Huawei has announced details of its involvement in the University of Surrey's 5G Innovation Centre (5GIC) based in Guildford, England. The 5GIC will be the world's leading independent facility for researching and trialling 5G technologies. As part of the 5GIC's work, Huawei and other technology partners are working in collaboration, to develop the world's first 5G test bed, based at the University's campus, where emerging 5G technologies will be tested in a real-world environment.