Modernisation of the NATO Deployable Air Command and Control Component (DACCC) will be completed by 2023.
Russia begins Tu-214ON certification
Russia has successfully conducted the first stage of certification for the new Tu-214ON surveillance aircraft, the Russian Ministry of Defence announced on 29 May.
The first stage of certification for the Treaty on Open Skies took place between 21 and 29 May 2018. The final stage will take place in September 2018.
During certification, the aircraft’s design and Russian-developed digital surveillance equipment were evaluated, along with ground processing components. The aircraft carried out four demonstration flights with inspectors aboard.
During the flights, Russian specialists conducted an aerial survey of the optical test facility located at the Kubinka airfield.
The Moving Target Recognition programme ultimately aims to develop automatic algorithms that would enable synthetic aperture radars to detect mobile ground targets.
The partial acquisition of GEM elettronica — with the option to take full control — should see Leonardo expand its position in the naval sensor market.
AEC will install the A31U18240-3 and A31U18240-4 ESTS configuration for Saudi F-15 aircraft.
Elbit Systems of America will provide more equipment to meet the USMC Squad Binocular Night Vision Goggle requirement.
Performance-based logistics contract for Telephonics covers support for radar and communication systems on USN MH-60R and MH-60S helicopters.