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  • 10 May 2016
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    The Indian Navy has put two harbor defense systems into operation at the Naval Dockyard in Visakhapatnam, India. Vice Admiral HCS Bisht, AVSM Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, on May 10, inaugurated the integrated underwater harbor defense and surveillance system (IUHDSS) and the mine warfare data centre (MWDC) which would enhance the Navy’s surveillance capability and response to security threats. […]

  • 17 May 2017
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    Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) announced it has recently completed the installation of the ALPHA (Advanced Lightweight Phased Array) ELM-2258 radar system on the Israeli Navy’s Saar 4.5 missile ship, and has proceeded to operational sea trials. The Israeli Navy is expected to receive two more ALPHA radars by the end of 2017, reaching a total […]

  • 6 October 2015
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    A cutting-edge 3D radar system, capable of detecting objects as small as a tennis ball and travelling at three times the speed of sound more than 25km away, has been successfully installed to the Royal Navy’s future aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth. Known as Artisan 3D the radar system will be used for the first […]

  • 2 September 2019

    UK defense contractor QinetiQ has won a £18.7 million ($22.7m) contract to help reduce the acoustic and electromagnetic signatures of Royal Navy submarines and ships. Each ship or submarine has a unique acoustic and electromagnetic signature – the bigger this signature the easier it is to detect, identify and potentially attack. Measuring and understanding this […]

  • 21 December 2016
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    Germany has decided to upgrade its Sachsen-class air defense frigates with the aim of improving their contribution to NATO’s missile defense system. The ships’ long range radars are being replaced with new ones that will have a significantly broadened scope of engagement. Apart from defending against treats in the ‘conventional’ airspace, the new radars are expected […]

  • 16 August 2016
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    Cambridge Pixel, a British radar and sensor software provider, has been selected by Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems UK to supply software modules for radar scan conversion, target tracking and radar fusion, for integration into the company’s new radar system. This navigation radar system – along with Kelvin Hughes solid-state SharpEye radar transceivers – will be […]

  • 13 January 2015
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    A successful flight test of the Raytheon-built APG-79(V)X AESA radar system has demonstrated the functions needed to extend the relevance of F/A-18C/D Hornet fighter/attack jets, including:   extended detection ranges simultaneous air-to-air and air-to-ground capabilities production of high-resolution synthetic aperture radar (SAR) mapping industry leading reliability “We put our latest AESA radar capability to the […]

  • 20 October 2016

    The Royal Malaysian Navy has selected Terma’s Scanter 6000 radar as their combined navigation and helicopter control radar for the country’s two Lekiu-class frigates mid-life modernization and service life extension. This is the second radar delivery contract the Danish company has signed during the Euronaval event in Paris with the first one being for the Indonesian Sea […]

  • 1 August 2012
    Industry news

    Raytheon Company has been awarded two U.S. Navy contracts for the Dual Band Radar, the multimission air defense radar for the future USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), America’s next-generation aircraft carrier. Under the contracts, with a total value of $53.6 million, Raytheon will enhance the system’s software to optimize power efficiency and ready the […]

  • 2 March 2011

      The U.S. is sending a special radar-equipped warship to the Mediterranean Sea next week, the first step in the development of a broad anti-b…   (wwlp)   [mappress]   Source: wwlp,March 2, 2011;

  • 7 August 2018
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    US defense contractor Raytheon announced the opening of a new $72 million facility on its Andover, Mass.-based campus, which will support complex radar testing and integration. The radar development facility is the primary location for integration and testing of current and future radar programs for US and international customers. AN/SPY-6, the US Navy’s next-generation integrated air […]

  • 17 May 2013
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    The Department of Defence released a Request For Tender to CEA Technologies for the development of a High Power Phased Array Radar concept demonstrator. CEA Technologies Pty Ltd is a Canberra-based company whose world leading technology CEAFAR radar is being fitted to the ANZAC Class Frigates of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) as part of […]

  • 28 January 2013
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    The official opening of Thales’ Centre of Excellence (CoE) for Radar and Integrated Sensors in Singapore was held on January 25 and was inaugurated by Her Excellency Mrs Lilianne Ploumen, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, the Netherlands. The CoE is the result of a close cooperation between Thales operations in the Netherlands and […]

  • 11 October 2018
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    The AN/SPY-6(V) radar under development for the US Navy achieved a new milestone recently tracking a ballistic missile through intercept for the first time. According to Raytheon, which is in charge of development and delivery of the new system, the radar detected, acquired and tracked multiple targets from the US Navy’s Pacific Missile Range Facility, Kauai, Hawaii. […]

  • 15 August 2017
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    The radar that is to be fitted on the US Navy’s Flight III Arleigh Burke guided-missile destroyers has passed its third significant ballistic missile defense test. Raytheon, the company contracted to deliver the radars to the navy, announced on August 15 that the AN/SPY-6(V) acquired and maintained a long-range missile target track, from launch through flight. The test […]

  • 18 October 2016
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    French defense technology company Thales has unveiled its upgraded NS200 dual-axis multi-beam radar at the Euronaval expo in Paris, France. According to Thales, the new radar is suited for naval platforms up to destroyers and provides a range of 400 kilometers. The new AESA-based sensor system is the larger version of the NS100 and uses newer and more powerful Gallium Nitride […]

  • 22 November 2011

    The Minister for Defence Science and Personnel, Warren Snowdon, has presented the Minister’s award to Dr Cheng Anderson from the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) for her pioneering role in reducing the vulnerability of Australia’s Defence platforms over three decades. Mr Snowdon said Dr Anderson is the principal architect of a world leading capability […]

  • 25 October 2018

    The Royal Navy’s new Type 26 frigates will be fitted with Terma’s SCANTER radars and Raytheon Anschütz naval radar software whose joint solution recently obtained the International Maritime Organization certificate. The Terma-Raytheon solution will help save space, cost, and training efforts because it enables both high resolution 360° navigation and use as situation awareness radar. In […]

  • 9 May 2018
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    French defense technology company Thales announced it has started production works on the first Sea Fire radar for the French Navy’s FTI future medium-size frigates. The Sea Fire is fully solid-state multifunction radar with a four-panel phased array antenna. According to the company, it is designed for roles ranging from ship self-defense to extended air […]

  • 20 May 2015
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    Airbus Defense and Space, Inc. is now under contract with its affiliate, Airbus Defence and Space GmbH, to provide an additional TRS-4D naval radar for the U.S. Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program through Freedom Class LCS prime contractor, Lockheed Martin. The radar is planned to go aboard LCS-21 following the already planned installations of […]

  • 15 April 2015
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    Royal Navy has contracted Kelvin Hughes to supply their SharpEye™ radars for the Navy’s new River class Batch 2 Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV) to be built on the Clyde. The Navy’s three new OPVs will benamed HMS Forth, HMS Medway and HMS Trent. The new vessels will be used for counter terrorism, counter piracy and anti-smuggling […]

  • 15 February 2012
    Industry news

    Raytheon Company has delivered the first international version of its APY-10 surveillance radar to Boeing. The radar will be installed on the P-8I aircraft Boeing is building for the Indian navy. “Our APY-10 radar will provide the Indian navy with proven, low-risk technology built on generations of successful Raytheon maritime radar systems,” said Tim Carey, […]

  • 13 August 2013
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    Cassidian, the defence and security division of EADS, has developed a uniquely flexible airborne ground surveillance radar, which can be deployed on a variety of manned and unmanned platforms for the detection of ground and sea targets. As part of a major flight test series carried out from the German air base in Hohn (in […]

  • 10 November 2017
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    The UK defense ministry is considering the use of an Australian-developed radar on future Royal Navy ships. The announcement was made by UK under secretary of state for defense procurement, Harriet Baldwin during her visit to Adelaide on Friday. Baldwin said the UK would conduct a capability study to fit the CEA Technologies built ‘CEAFAR’ […]

  • 21 July 2017
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    Defense contractor Thales Germany has contracted Australian company Ferra Engineering for sub-assemblies for Phoenice, a Thales tactical navigation radar system for submarines. “Ferra’s success recognises a significant shift from automotive parts in 2002 to the innovative advanced manufacturing company Ferra is today, supplying complex assemblies globally,” Australian defense industry minister Christopher Pyne said announcing the […]

  • 5 November 2013
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    Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy to supply three AN/SPQ-9B radar systems for amphibious and Arleigh Burke class ships. Under the $20.4 million contract award, Northrop Grumman will supply three AN/SPQ-9B radar systems for delivery in the second quarter of 2015. This contract adds to the 53 radar systems […]

  • 28 December 2018

    Japan’s defense ministry has released footage of an incident on December 20 in which a Republic of Korea Navy destroyer trained its fire-control radar on a Japanese maritime patrol aircraft off the Noto Peninsula in the Sea of Japan. Filmed from aboard the Kawasaki P-1 fixed-wing patrol aircraft of the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (MSDF), the […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Terma’s SCANTER 4100 radar system has been selected and ordered by BAE Systems for integration on board the Royal Navy’s three new River class Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV). The latest version of the SCANTER 4103 proven 2D Naval Air & Surface Surveillance Radar features the latest in software and powerful processing electronics resulting in improved […]

  • 17 September 2014
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    BHIC Defence Technologies’ joint venture company, Contraves Advanced Devices Sdn. Bhd. (“CAD”), has received a Letter of Award from Boustead Naval Shipyard Sdn. Bhd. for the supply of Radar Electronic Support Measure Systems and related services.   The Letter of Award is in relation to the contract for the work to design, construct, equip, install, commission, integrate, test […]