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Final Royal Navy Frigate Gets Sonar Upgrade

Final Royal Navy Frigate Gets Sonar Upgrade

Following an extensive refit, HMS Portland has become the final Royal Navy Type 23 frigate to be fitted with Thales UK’s Sonar 2087, a towed array sonar system that enables warships to hunt submarines at considerable distances and locate them […]


Crisis In Northeast Asia Makes The Case For JLENS

Crisis In Northeast Asia Makes The Case For JLENS

It takes a crisis to concentrate the mind. Faced with unusually bellicose rhetoric from the regime in Pyongyang, the Obama Administration reversed course on National Missile Defense (NMD) and is rapidly bolstering its theater air and missile defenses in the […]


US deploys sea-based radar amid North Korea tensions

US deploys sea-based radar amid North Korea tensions

The United States has deployed a sophisticated radar off the coast of Japan capable of tracking North Korean missiles and has sent a second destroyer to the region, officials said Tuesday. The Sea-Based X-Band Radar (SBX), which resembles an enormous […]


Saab Receives Order for Weapon Locating System Arthur

Saab Receives Order for Weapon Locating System Arthur

Defence and security company Saab has received an order for the Arthur weapon locating system amounting to MSEK 128. Deliveries will take place in 2014. Arthur is a C-band medium-range weapon-locating system that detects and locates enemy artillery fire. The […]


Raytheon Delivers 8th AN/TPY-2 Radar

Raytheon Delivers 8th AN/TPY-2 Radar

Raytheon Company (RTN) delivered its eighth AN/TPY-2 radar to the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) in support of the U.S. combatant commands. An integral capability of the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS), AN/TPY-2 is a mobile, X-band phased-array radar that helps […]


France Selects TRS to Supply Its Third Ground Master 400 Radar Base

France Selects TRS to Supply Its Third Ground Master 400 Radar Base

The French defense procurement agency (DGA) has selected Thales Raytheon Systems (TRS) to supply the French Air Force with a third Ground Master 406 radar for the Lyon Mont-Verdun airbase. The order follows an earlier award announced on September 7, […]


US radar to boost missile defence in Japan

US radar to boost missile defence in Japan

Tokyo and Washington plan to install a US early-warning radar system at a coastal base near Kyoto to bolster defences against the North Korean missile threat, reports said Sunday. The X-band radar, capable of precisely tracking the trajectory of a […]


JLENS demonstrates tactical ballistic missile defense capability

JLENS demonstrates tactical ballistic missile defense capability

Elevated system detects, tracks ascent-phase ballistic missiles during recent test Enemy tactical ballistic missiles may soon be easier to detect and track. During a series of recent tests, a Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) JLENS demonstrated tactical ballistic missile defense (TBMD) […]


Congested Frequencies: How To Improve Bandwidth Access for Military Use

Congested Frequencies: How To Improve Bandwidth Access for Military Use

Military radars, military communications networks, and commercial communications networks all require increasing amounts of limited radio frequency spectrum. Balancing national security requirements of radars and military networks with the growing bandwidth demands of commercial wireless data networks calls for innovative […]


 
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