PALMDALE, California. The U.S. Air Force has unveiled the B-21 Raider, a new long-range strike bomber that will serve as the "backbone of the modernized bomber fleet," the Air Force said in a statement.
SYRACUSE, New York. SRC Inc. has won a $49.9 million contract from the U.S. Army for enhancements and maturation of its precision fire control radar (PFCR), the company announced in a statement.
SAN DIEGO, California. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GS-ASI) recently demonstrated a network relay using laser communications at Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Atlantic in Charleston, South Carolina, the company announced in a statement.
SPRING LAKE, North Carolina. Officials tested a private 5G mobile network meant to assist U.S. service members on the battlefield in a recent demonstration at Fort Bragg led by the director of 5G Tactical Applications for the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering, according to an announcement by Sherpa 6, which led the effort.
DUBLIN, Ireland. The global military radar systems market will experience rapid growth between now and 2030, increasing from $10.9 billion in 2022 to $16 billion by 2030, a new report predicts.
HAIFA, Israel. The U.S. Department of Defense's Joint Counter-Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Office (JCO) has recommended Rafael Systems' counter-UAS (C-UAS) Drone Dome system after a series of demonstrations at Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona earlier this year, the company announced in a statement.
The U.S. and its military allies rely on GPS for navigation of high-value assets, but the technology is quite vulnerable to jamming and other interference. Teams in the military-communications industry are looking at solutions including machine learning (ML) and alternative navigation systems that are less susceptible to disruption.
EL SEGUNDO, California. A system used for tracking advanced missile threats from medium Earth orbit (MEO) has passed a key milestone for the U.S. Space Force's Missile Track Custody (MTC) program, manufacturer Raytheon Intelligence & Space announced in a statement.
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama. Northrop Grumman's short-range counter unmanned aerial systems (C-UAS) command and control (C2) system completed live fire tests for the U.S. Army at Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona recently, the company announced in a statement.
Uncrewed systems, digital engineering support for UK's future fighter aircraft to be provided by QinetiQ - NewsNovember 22, 2022
FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom. QinetiQ will provide support for uncrewed systems and digital engineering for the United Kingdom's Future Combat Air System (FCAS) program that will replace Typhon fighter aircraft starting in the mid-2030s, the company announced in a statement.
CORLU, Turkey. A new uncrewed fighter aircraft developed by Turkish defense contractor Baykar Technologies has passed its first test runs, according to a Hurriyet Daily News report.
KAUAI, Hawaii. Japan's Maritime Self-Defense Force intercepted short- and medium-range ballistic missile targets with SM-3 interceptors during a recent test, SM-3 manufacturer Raytheon announced in a statement.
HOUSTON, Texas. KBR has received a $156.7 million task order to make enhancements to the U.S. Army's fleet of UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters, including a digital glass cockpit and improvements to the avionics architecture, the company announced in a statement.
KONGSBERG, Norway. Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace and Lockheed Martin have signed a contract to support delivery of the TPY-4 radar to Norway for the Norwegian Radar Sensor (NORSE) project, Kongsberg announced in a statement.
CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts. Raytheon demonstrated an advanced tactical communications system during an Air Force Research Laboratory exercise in Rome, New York, the company announced in a statement.
HAIFA, Israel. Elbit Systems has won a $200 million contract to provide electronic warfare (EW) and airborne laser technologies to protect military helicopters for an unidentified country in the Asia-Pacific region, the company announced in a statement.
DUBLIN, Ireland. The use of uncrewed aerial vehicles (UAVs) for cargo delivery in military operations presents opportunities in the global UAV market, a new report states.
SAN DIEGO, California. Cubic Mission and Performance Solutions has begun full-rate production of its Next Generation Troposcatter (NGT) communications system for the U.S. Marine Corps, the company announced in a statement.
EL SEGUNDO, California. Boeing recently conducted a test of autonomous anti-jamming technology for the U.S. Space Force's Satellite Communications Program to protect military satellites, the company announced in a statement.
DUBLIN, Ireland. The electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) market will increase by 11.6% each year through 2030 as demand for military countermeasures increases, a new report predicts.