WASHINGTON, D.C. The State Department has approved a foreign military sale to Saudi Arabia for the modernization of RE-3A Tactical Airborne Surveillance System (TASS) aircraft and related equipment, totaling an estimated $582 million, according to a Defense Security Cooperation Agency statement.
ARLINGTON, Virginia. Canada has finalized a deal for up to 16 Boeing P-8A Poseidon aircraft as part of their Canadian Multi-Mission Aircraft (CMMA) project, making Canada the 5th NATO nation to select the P-8, Boeing announced in a statement. The first delivery of these aircraft is anticipated in 2026.
SAN DIEGO, California. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) and the U.S. Marine Corps have completed a comprehensive flight training program for Marine Corps personnel, focusing on the MQ-9A Block 5 Unmanned Aircraft System, the company announced in a statement.
MOJAVE, California. Stratolaunch won a contract to conduct flight tests for the Navy's Multiservice Advanced Capability Test Bed (MACH-TB) program, managed by prime contractor Leidos, according to a statement by Stratolaunch.
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama. Leidos won a $32 million contract from the Marine Corps System Command (MARCORSYSCOM) through the Consortium Management Group (CMG) to develop four Medium Range Air Defense Radar (MRADR) prototype systems over a two-year period, the company announced in a statement.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas. Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) won a contract to install monitoring systems on C-5 aircraft under a five-year deal with the U.S. Air Force Academy’s Center for Aircraft Structural Life Extension (CAStLE), the institute announced in a statement.
OSLO, Norway. The Norwegian government, in collaboration with Germany and Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace, will develop a new naval strike missile, Kongsberg announced in a statement.
PARIS, France. Elistair announced the release of KHRONOS, an automated tethered drone system designed for tactical intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) Missions.
SAN DIEGO, California. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) demonstrated the short takeoff and landing (STOL) abilities of its Mojave Uncrewed Aerial System (UAS) on the HMS Prince of Wales, a Royal Navy aircraft carrier, the company announced in a statement.
WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, New Mexico. The U.S. Army, in collaboration with Raytheon, completed a live-fire test using the Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Sensor (LTAMDS), Raytheon announced in a statement.
In modern warfare, where signal jamming is now as common as bullets and bombs, the ability to navigate without the guiding stars of GPS has become a critical survival skill for today’s soldier.
EAST PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island. Quantic Electronics will showcase a range of RF/microwave electronics at the 2023 Association of Old Crows (AOC) symposium taking place Dec. 11-13 in National Harbor, Maryland, the company announced in a statement.
REDONDO BEACH, California. Northrop Grumman Corporation completed the critical design review (CDR) for a constellation of 16 missile tracking satellites for the Space Development Agency's Tranche 1 Tracking Layer (T1TRK), the company announced in a statement.
MANASSAS, Virginia. Aurora Flight Sciences, a subsidiary of Boeing, has commenced phase 1 of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) SPeed and Runway INdependent Technologies (SPRINT) X-Plane Demonstration Project, the company announced in a statement.
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama. Lockheed Martin unveiled a new engineering facility at its Huntsville campus in an effort to expand its missile defense capabilities, the company announced in a statement.
ARLINGTON, Virginia. AeroVironment flew its JUMP 20 Group 3 uncrewed aerial system (UAS) with electronic warfare (EW) Payloads during the Arcane Thunder 23 (AT23) operational exercise in Europe recently, the company announced in a statement.
LONDON, United Kingdom. The Royal Navy's Maritime Electronic Warfare System Integrated Capability (MEWSIC) has reached a major milestone with the approval of its critical design review (CDR), prime contractor Babcock announced in a statement.
IMMENSTAAD, Germany. Hensoldt integrated NH90 and TIGER helicopters into a modern data link network as part of the "Timber Express 2023" exercise conducted by the German Armed Forces, the company announced in a statement.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) and EDGE have announced a collaboration to integrate EDGE's smart weapons onto the MQ-9B SkyGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA), GA-ASI announced in a statement.
MCLEAN, Virginia. Intelsat won a contract to provide the U.S. Army with a new form of satellite communications (SATCOM) support, the company announced in a statement.