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Russia loses its last early warning satellite

Russia loses its last early warning satellite

The Moscow-based Kommersant newspaper claims citing a source in the Russian Defense Ministry that the last satellite of the Oko-1 ballistic missile attack early warning system has been lost. In April, the 71XC satellite codenamed Cosmos-2479 stopped sending signals and […]


Qatar Requests AN/FPS-132 Block 5 Early Warning Radar

Qatar Requests AN/FPS-132 Block 5 Early Warning Radar

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress today of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Qatar of one (1) A/N FPS -132 Block 5 Early Warning Radar (EWR) and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost […]


Saab Receives Order for Upgrade of Mission System Erieye for Brazil

Saab Receives Order for Upgrade of Mission System Erieye for Brazil

Defence and security company Saab has received order from Brazilian Embraer Defense and Security on upgrade of the Erieye AEW&C Mission System. The total order amounts to 380 MSEK. The contract is for the delivery of an upgrade of the […]


The Airborne ISR Market 2012-2022: Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Platforms

The Airborne ISR Market 2012-2022: Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Platforms

Superior airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) has been, and will continue to be, critical to the success of military forces. Indeed, despite defence spending cuts, ISR systems procurement is projected to continue over the long term. Both manned platforms […]


US looks at new early-warning radar for Japan: officials

US looks at new early-warning radar for Japan: officials

US and Japanese officials are considering deploying a new US early-warning radar to Japan to help counter possible missile threats from North Korea, officials said Thursday. An American X-band radar is already in place in northern Japan, at Shariki base […]


Russian Military Orders Missile Early Warning Satellites

Russian Military Orders Missile Early Warning Satellites

The Russian Defense Ministry has signed contracts on the development and construction of satellites capable of detecting launches of ballistic missiles, First Deputy Defense Minister Alexander Sukhorukov said on Thursday. The new missile early warning satellites will be part of […]


Lockheed to Modernize USAF Early Warning Long-Range Surveillance Radars

Lockheed to Modernize USAF Early Warning Long-Range Surveillance Radars

The U.S. Air Force awarded Lockheed Martin $46.8 million in contract options to begin modernizing 29 long-range radars which provide advanced warning and air traffic control surveillance over North America’s airspace. Under initial options of the Essential Parts Replacement Program […]


Erieye is Sweden’s AEW Solution

Erieye is Sweden’s AEW Solution

In February 2010, Saab announced that the 20th Erieye airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) system had rolled off the production line and was ready for aircraft installation and final testing. That same month, Saab announced that Erieye had been […]


E-4 commemorates 35 years on alert

E-4 commemorates 35 years on alert

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb: To say there have been a lot of changes in the past 35 years would be a bit of an understatement. To give a frame of reference, gas was roughly 50 cents a gallon, the […]


 
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