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Multi-Channel & Full Duplex Capabilities for E-LynX Radios

Elbit has announced that new radios in the company’s E-LynX family feature multi-channel and full-duplex capabilities and that Sweden, Israel and a NATO country have placed delivery orders for more than 10,000 of these software-defined radios. The capacity of radio networks is always limited. In order to be able to transport the necessary amounts of […]

Palm-Sized BNET NANO to Debut

Israeli manufacturer Rafael has announced the addition of the ultra-small BNET Nano handheld radio to the BNET family. The new palm-sized radio has the technological features of the wider family, including scalability, multi-channel reception and spectrum superiority, Rafael writes. The BNET family features include multi-channel reception technology, high network capacity in terms of data rates […]

Calian Acquires SimFront

Calian Group Ltd. has announced the acquisition of Canadian-based SimFront, effective immediately, in an agreement valued at up to CDN$15M. Calian and SimFront have a 15-year collaborative relationship with the Canadian Department of National Defence. During this period, the SimFront Virtual Command and Control Interface (VCCI) tool suite has served in support of simulation-to-Command, Control, […]

NCI Agency to Procure Education & Training Services

According to a press release, the NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCI Agency) plans to release a formal Invitation for Bids (IFB) to procure commercially available education and training services for NATO. The NCI Agency may award multiple contracts, based on nine training lots specifically set up in the IFB, which will be released in […]

Rohde & Schwarz Radios for Canada

The Canadian Department of National Defence has contracted German technology company Rhode & Schwarz to supply HF radios over the next five years. According to the company, existing radios at strategic locations of the Royal Canadian Navy, the Canadian Army and the Royal Canadian Air Force will be replaced with modern radios from the SOVERON […]

Hensoldt and L3Harris Sign Cooperation Agreement

German sensor specialist Hensoldt and L3Harris Technologies from the USA want to jointly develop new capabilities for NATO’s Alliance Future Surveillance and Control (AFSC) programme. To this end, the two companies have signed a strategic cooperation agreement to pool their expertise in the field of platform-independent mission solutions, Hensoldt writes in a statement. Under the […]

InVeris Acquires Survivr

InVeris Training Solutions has announced that it has acquired Survivr, a privately held, Dallas-based public benefit corporation devoted to public safety. With the addition of Survivr to readiness training solutions portfolio, InVeris intends to continue to build on its commitment to deliver effective, reliable, and innovative products and services for when split-second decisions matter, according […]

Inmarsat Unveils ELERA

Inmarsat has announced the unveiling of ELERA, a global narrowband network that is to respond to the evolving world of the Internet of Things (IoT) and for global mobility customers. This includes aviation, maritime, government work and select enterprises. ELERA is built on Inmarsat’s L-band network supporting global maritime and aviation safety services and humanitarian […]

GA-ATS Orders DO-228 Flight Simulator

General Atomics AeroTec Systems GmbH (GA-ATS) has placed an order with EURAMEC N.V. of Hamme, Belgium, for a fully-immersive flight simulator for the Dornier 228NG aircraft family. According to the company, this simulator allows for a complete “immersion” in the virtual situation due to the greatest possible closeness to reality. The simulator will be built […]

Germany to Receive MPE-M

The German Armed Forces will receive their first MPE-M GPS receivers this year for testing and evaluation purposes. BAE Systems is supplying the miniaturised Precision Lightweight GPS Receiver (PLGR) in the scope of an FMS programme. According to the manufacturer, the MPE-M receiver is the smallest and most powerful M-code GPS receiver for ground applications […]

E-Lynx SDR Radios for Sweden

The Swedish Armed Forces are to receive further software defined radios of the E-LynX series from Elbit Systems for approximately €20M. The Swedish procurement authority Försvarets materielverk has contracted Elbit Systems Germany to supply the radios over a period of 30 months. This is a continuation of Elbit’s ongoing delivery of E-LynX radios to Sweden […]

Rohde & Schwarz Equipment for Slovak F-16s

Based on the collaboration between Rohde & Schwarz and Lockheed Martin, the Slovak Air Force has become another customer to receive F-16 aircraft equipped with Rohde & Schwarz communication equipment, according to a press release from the company. The Slovak Air Force will receive 14 F-16 Block 70 VIPER aircraft in the mid-2020s. To increase local support and service […]

Inmarsat Unveils ORCHESTRA

Inmarsat has unveiled plans for ORCHESTRA, a future communication network. According to the company, Inmarsat ORCHESTRA will bring together existing geosynchronous (GEO) satellites with low earth orbit satellites (LEO) and terrestrial 5G into an integrated, high-performance solution. Whether for a ship in a crowded port, an aircraft preparing to land at LAX, or a defence […]

Ludwig Decamps Becomes NCI General Manager

Ludwig Decamps has been appointed General Manager of the NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCI Agency) effective from 1 July 2021. He succeeded Kevin J. Scheid, who left after a four-year term. Decamps joined the agency on 1 March 2017 as Director Demand Management and became full-time Chief Operating Officer (COO) on 15 February 2018. […]

New Israeli OT Consortium Formed

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd has signed an initiative with leading Israeli cyber solutions partners to establish an Israeli Operational Technologies Cyber Consortium. The initiative is in cooperation with the Israel National Cyber Directorate and the company made the announcement at GISEC Global 2021 Cyber Security Expo in Dubai. The new consortium will provide end-to-end, cyber Operational Technology (OT) solutions, working […]

MWTSS Passes Acceptance Testing

InVeris Training Solutions has announced that it has successfully passed on-site acceptance testing for 14 Mobile Weapon Training Simulation Systems (MWTSS) and an additional 73 EF88 weapon simulators for the Australian Defence Force (ADF). The MWTSS has the same capability as the fixed WTSS but in a single (4.2m x 2.4m) screen mobile configuration that will […]

Commtact Ltd. Tests Datalinks

Commtact Ltd. has announced in a press release that its EMDLS datalink radio units have recently undergone harsh testing cycles administered for the US Army as per known MIL-810 and MIL-461 standards. The EMDLS datalink radios are designed and developed specifically for small-mid platforms such as drones and V-TOLs. The EMDLS BAT is IP67 certified and exceled […]

New Body Cams for French Police

The French police are to be equipped with 30,000 body cams from July 2021. The aim is to promote trust in police work through transparency and to increase the safety of police officers. With a contract value of €15M, the project is one of the largest bodycam projects in the world, contractor Motorola Solutions announced.  […]

TESAT Technology Chosen for Key Programme

Manufacturer with long-term heritage in laser communication selected for US governmental programme.

Terma Opens Office in Indonesia

Terma has established itself in Indonesia with the opening of PT Terma Technologies Indonesia.  The expansion emphasises the company’s focus on the country, where it will pursue business opportunities within the aerospace, defence and security sector. The new office represents the third expansion in the Asia-Pacific region after the establishment of Terma Singapore in 2007 […]

Safran Antenna for Contec

Safran Data Systems has signed a contract with Contec to supply LEGION 400 antennas. This provides a state-of-the-art ground infrastructure for the high end of the Ground Segment-as-a-Service (GSaaS) market, while keeping user costs affordable. “With this initial contract, Contec will be able to quickly provide global services,” said Dr. Sunghee Lee, Chief Executive Officer of Contec. […]

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