• DB - Digital Battlespace

    Esterline’s displays, servers for Thales Hawkei vehicles

    14th September 2017

    Esterline Technologies has signed a contract to supply Thales Australia with rugged displays and servers to be installed in Hawkei protected mobility vehicles, the company ...

  • DN - Defence Notes

    DSEI 2017: Joint Forces Command fosters ‘miltech’ industry

    13th September 2017

    The head of Joint Forces Command (JFC) has laid out an ambition for his command to become the ‘information command’ as he continues efforts to ...

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  • IMPS - Maritime Security

    Ducommun to build NSM fire control system

    13th September 2017

    Ducommun will build fire control systems for Raytheon’s Naval Strike Missile (NSM) under a contract announced on 11 September. Raytheon is offering the NSM for ...

  • LWI - Land Warfare

    DSEI 2017: Elbit demonstrates soldier system (video)

    13th September 2017

    Elbit Systems is demonstrating the latest developments of its digital army programme components at DSEI 2017. Shephard spoke to senior director of C4ISR at Elbit, Gil ...

  • DB - Digital Battlespace

    Northrop advances RF technology

    13th September 2017

    Northrop Grumman has received a contract to supply advanced radio frequency (RF) signal generation technology to the US Navy, the company announced on 11 September.The ...

  • LWI - Land Warfare

    DSEI 2017: T-REX makes an entrance into C-UAS

    13th September 2017

    Orbital ATK has unveiled its Tactical Robotic Exterminator (T-REX) counter-unmanned aerial system (C-UAS) concept at DSEI in London. The T-REX concept, displayed in a scale-model ...

  • MLF - Military Logistics

    First French A330 MRTT flies

    13th September 2017

    Airbus Defence and Space has successfully completed the maiden flight of the first A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) for France, the company announced on 7 ...

  • LWI - Land Warfare

    DSEI 2017: Shields up for UK active protection

    13th September 2017

    The UK Ministry of Defence has officially announced that it is funding a new initiative that could see vehicle-based active protection systems (APS) fielded for ...

  • LWI - Land Warfare

    DSEI 2017: BAE connects to the tactical edge

    13th September 2017

    The BAE Systems Tactical Hotspot Concept Demonstrator tactical ground vehicle, designed to support strike brigades during expeditionary operations, will begin an 18-month evaluation programme with ...

  • UV - Unmanned Vehicles

    DSEI 2017: Leonardo predicts unmanned rotary dominance

    13th September 2017

    Leonardo is well into Phase 2 of its Rotary Wing Unmanned Air System (RWAS) capability concept demonstrator (CCD) for the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) ...

  • LWI - Land Warfare

    DSEI 2017: Argus Soldier System open to operators (video)

    13th September 2017

    Rheinmetall Canada is displaying its Argus Soldier System at DSEI 2017. The Canadian armed forces will receive 4,000 systems in total. The lightweight, modular and ...

  • DH - Defence Helicopter

    Russia ready to receive first Alligator helicopters

    13th September 2017

    The Russian Ministry of Defence (MoD) is set to receive its first consignment of Ka-52 Alligator attack helicopters by the end of the year, the ...

  • LWI - Land Warfare

    DSEI 2017: Saab launches new mortar ammunition

    13th September 2017

    Saab Bofors Dynamics Switzerland (SBDS), a subsidiary of Saab, has launched a new 120mm mortar ammunition at DSEI this year. Known as 'Thor', the mortar features ...

  • UV - Unmanned Vehicles

    DSEI 2017: Qinetiq shows new Titan configuration

    13th September 2017

    Qinetiq North America (QNA) showcased its Titan UGV equipped with a RGP protection unit and ISR sensor suite for the first time at DSEI. The ...

  • IMPS - Maritime Security

    Bahrain requests fast patrol boats

    13th September 2017

    The US State Department has made a determination approving a potential foreign military sale of 35m fast patrol boats to Bahrain, the Defense Security Cooperation ...

  • DB - Digital Battlespace

    DSEI 2017: New COMINT for Watchkeeper

    13th September 2017

    Qinetiq’s AS3 COMINT system is ready to be utilised on the Watchkeeper UAV and development of the system for use on other UAVs is continuing, ...

  • DB - Digital Battlespace

    DSEI 2017: Thales to bring new detection product using IR

    13th September 2017

    UV threat detection systems have been extremely useful, but the next generation of systems will incorporate infrared, which outperforms UV in multiple ways, according to ...

  • IMPS - Maritime Security

    DSEI 2017: Royal Navy seeks 'transformative' technologies

    13th September 2017

    As the armed services increasingly recognise the need to keep pace with technological developments in the public sector, Adm Philip Jones, First Sea Lord and ...

  • UV - Unmanned Vehicles

    ECA’s AUVs for Asian navy

    13th September 2017

    ECA Group has delivered unmanned mine disposal systems to the navy of an unnamed Asian country, the company announced on 8 September.The naval force is ...

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