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France Hands Over Night Vision And Comms Technology To Russia

France Hands Over Night Vision And Comms Technology To Russia

Paris, France: Russia’s state arms exporter Rosoboronexport said Tuesday it had signed several contracts with the French defense firm Thales on the transfer of technology and delivery of communications equipment for Russian armored vehicles. “The first contract involves transfer of […]


Flight Testing Begins on B-1 with New Link 16 Communications

Flight Testing Begins on B-1 with New Link 16 Communications

LONG BEACH, Calif: The Boeing Company today announced the start of flight tests for a B-1 Lancer bomber upgraded with new digital avionics for the aft cockpit, including a line-of-sight Link 16 data link. The B-1 Fully Integrated Data Link […]


CWID tests latest in communications for warfighters

CWID tests latest in communications for warfighters

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.: Airmen and Soldiers brought their experience from Afghanistan and Iraq to test the latest communications systems in the Colorado Springs portion of the joint Coalition Warrior Interoperability Demonstration on June 16. The demonstration is designed to improve […]


Top US Commander in Iraq Raises Internet Concerns

Top US Commander in Iraq Raises Internet Concerns

WASHINGTON: Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno, reflecting on lessons learned and the way ahead as the outgoing top commander in Iraq, voiced concerns today about how the ease of Internet communications sometimes undermine military operations. “One of the things we […]


Thales Satcom for New Air Warfare Destroyers

Thales Satcom for New Air Warfare Destroyers

Greg Combet, Minister for Defence Materiel and Science, today announced that the Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) Alliance has selected Thales Australia Limited as the preferred supplier for satellite communications (SATCOM) equipment for the Hobart Class destroyers. “The AWD will go […]


RIFAN Armaments Programme, Stage 2

RIFAN Armaments Programme, Stage 2

EADS Defence & Security, DCNS and Rohde & Schwarz consortium receives go-ahead from DGA to implement RIFAN armaments programme, stage 2, for French Navy. Preliminary studies carried out successfully and on schedule in 2009. Solid partnership between large systems integrator […]


Thales Signs Contract to Equip Additional FREMM Frigates

Thales Signs Contract to Equip Additional FREMM Frigates

NEUILLY-SUR-SEINE, France: Thales has signed a contract to equip France’s additional three FREMM frigates with radar, infrared search and track, sonar and communications systems – bringing to 11 the number of French multi-mission frigates the company will supply. “This latest […]


First Extremely High Frequency Satcom Hardware on B-2

First Extremely High Frequency Satcom Hardware on B-2

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.: Northrop Grumman Corporation technicians here have begun installing the first set of hardware for a B-2 stealth bomber upgrade that will eventually allow the jet to send and receive battlefield information up to 100 times […]


E-2C Hawkeye 2000 Reinforces US Navy Wing in Japan

E-2C Hawkeye 2000 Reinforces US Navy Wing in Japan

ATSUGI, Japan: Three new E-2C Hawkeye 2000 aircraft arrived at Naval Air Facility Atsugi, Japan to join Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 115 Feb. 28. The improved E-2C Hawkeye 2000 carries advanced capabilities over its predecessor in the areas […]


 
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