SitaWare HQ battle management system software from Danish company Systematic has been provided as an interim capability for the Australian Army. It replaces software provided earlier by Elbit Systems at the battle group level and below, under the Land 200 acquisition programme.
USN orders more Common Transponders
BAE Systems Information and Electronic Systems Integration is providing Common Transponder (CXP) units to US Naval Air Systems Command under an $18.34 million contract modification.
The USN is exercising an option for production and delivery of 300 Mode 5-capable AN/APX-117A/118A/123A(V) Common Transponder IFF Systems, the DoD announced on 5 May.
According to Shephard Defence Insight, the CXP contains an M4/M5 crypto and meets all US and NATO Mode 4 and 5 requirements compliant with STANAG 4193.
These CXP systems will be installed on fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft operated by the US Army, USN and ‘non-US Department of Defense participants’, the DoD added.
It expects work to be completed in May 2023.
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