Post Tagged with: "SIGINT"
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 and unmanned systems have proven to be important in various situations and the two types [...]
Global spending on payloads and subsystems for military and security purposes has jumped in recent years on the back of a surge in unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) deployment. Behind the growing use of UAVs lies increasing eagerness on the part of governments worldwide to harness unprecedented intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, communication and attack capabilities provided by [...]
Euro Hawk, the premier Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) for the German Armed Forces, was presented today to government officials and media during a rollout ceremony held in Manching, Germany. The UAS arrived on 21 July 2011 following a nonstop ferry flight from Edwards Air Force Base in California to Manching. After its [...]
Euro Hawk, the first high-altitude, long-endurance (HALE), signals intelligence (SIGINT) unmanned aircraft system (UAS) based on the RQ-4 Global Hawk produced by Northrop Grumman for the German Bundeswehr, successfully touched down in Manching, Germany, today. The Euro Hawk took off on July 20 at 2:50 PDT (11:50 Central European Summer Time) from Edwards Air Force [...]
Creating a picture of the battlefield so that commanders can make informed decisions on how to operate encompasses various forms of intelligence. With the delivery of the first Prophet Enhanced (program of record) to the 504th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade the realm of ground signals intelligence received a major boost. Prophet Enhanced serves as the Army’s [...]
Northrop Grumman will field the first systems in the upgraded RC-12X Guardrail fleet, providing the U.S. Army with unparalleled signals intelligence (SIGINT) capability, under a recent task order awarded by the U.S. Army. This is a critical step toward making this mission-critical capability operational, scheduled for second quarter of this year. The RC-12X Guardrail is [...]