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Hensoldt and MyDefence cooperates on a counter-UAS system delivery to Asia

BERLIN, (BM) - At Singapore Air Show, Hensoldt and MyDefence announced their cooperation on a delivery of a counter-UAS system for an unnamed Southeast Asian customer, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The system will be integrated into anti-drone vehicles to monitor the challenging airspace of urban environments. Read more: HENSOLDT

Israel’s Rafael has conducted tests for intersection of multiple drones

TEL AVIV, (BM) - In a recent demo conducted in Israel, RAFAEL’s Drone Dome C-UAS system performed interceptions of multiple drones, including maneuvering targets, using its hard-kill LASER BEAM director, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Israeli Defence Market: Rafael Enters Unmanned Aerial Platform Domain The system achieved 100%

SAAB wil help Australia to provide Navy’s combat management systems

STOCKHOM, (BM) - Saab has signed an Enterprise Partnering Agreement with the Australian Department of Defence to provide combat management systems across all the Royal Australian Navy’s major surface ships, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according SAAB statement. Read more: The U.S. Navy is planning development of next generation heavy surface

Iran integrates domestically-developed radars into its own Mirage F1 fighter jets

TEHRAN, (BM) - Iranian Air Force (IRIAF) announced that it has refurbished its Mirage F1 fighter jets with domestically-developed radars and various other equipment, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, citing Fars news agency. IRIAF Deputy Commander Brigadier General Amir Vahedi broke the news, recounting that the IRIAF has outfitted its Mirage F1

Japan launched spy satellite to monitor North Korea’s nuclear and missile sites

TOKYO, (BM) - Japan on Sunday launched the new Optical 7 reconnaissance satellite from Tanegashima Cosmodrome in southwestern Kagoshima Prefecture. This was announced by the developer of the orbiter Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com

An Israeli company unveils a lightweight sensor for airborne surveillance missions

TEL AVIV, (BM) – RAFAEL Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. unveils MicroLite – a lightweight, EO/IR sensor for airborne Wide-Area Persistent Surveillance missions, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according company's statement. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com MicroLite joins RAFAEL's family of

GPS war: Russia has been jamming F-22 and F-35 in the Middle East

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Russia jamming GPS systems of potential adversaries in the Middle East. Russian electronic warfare (EW) may affect US troops stationed in the region, as, among other things, the risk of armed conflict between the US and Iran remains. About this on February 7, writes the American magazine The National Interest. Read more:

US: Russia’s S-400 systems and Resonance radars conquer the Middle East market

WASHINGTON, (BM) - A drone attack on Saudi oil refineries last September showed that the American Patriot air defense systems are not able to provide an adequate level of protection for important facilities. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com The publication National Interest in the

Rheinmetall will supply Bundeswehr with simulation technology for Puma IFV

BERLIN, (BM) - Rheinmetall will soon be supplying the German Bundeswehr with simulation technology that will enable highly realistic training of mechanized infantry units equipped with the Puma IFV, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read more: Rheinmetall

BAE Systems will integrade and sustain critical communication systems of US Navy

LONDON, (BM) - The U.S. Navy’s Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) has awarded BAE Systems, Inc. a prime position on a $212 million contract to integrate and sustain its critical communication systems, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read

Israel has acquired a networked sensor-to-shooter system

TEL AVIV, (BM) - The Israeli Ministry of Defense (IMOD) has announced the acquisition of 'FIRE WEAVER' - a networked sensor-to-shooter system. The game-changing system will serve the IDF's ground forces divisions, and become operational in the coming year, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according Rafael's statement. Read more: Military and

The U.S. has successfully tested AI in an aerial battle with an F-15 fighter

WASHINGTON, (BM) - A team of scientists at Johns Hopkins University in the United States has successfully tested artificial intelligence involved in an aerial battle with an F-15 fighter, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting MKRU and online edition N+1. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com

Indonesia to receive a new Italian air defence radar system

ROME, (BM) - Leonardo has signed a contract with Indonesian company PT Len Industri (Persero) to provide a RAT 31 DL/M radar system for the Indonesian Air Force (IAF), learned BulgarianMilitary.com according Leonardo's statement. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read more: Indonesia

French company developed AI-based platform to detect complex cyber attacks

PARIS, (BM) - At the 2020 edition of the International Cybersecurity Forum (FIC), Thales unveiled Cybels Analytics, an innovative cybersecurity platform relying on advanced artificial intelligence and Big Data analytics technologies, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Thales statement. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments,

Lockheed unveils next-gen of maritime and ground-based radar technology

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Through partnerships with the U.S. Government, Spain, Japan, and Canada, Lockheed Martin’s solid state radar (SSR) technology will provide front-line defense to nations around the world with cutting-edge air and missile defense capabilities, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Lockheed's statement. Read more: Military

A new minehunting sonar system made by Raytheon has been delivered to the US Navy

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Raytheon Company delivered its 10th AN/AQS-20C minehunting sonar system to the U.S. Navy, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according Raytheon's statement. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com The sonar-towed body was officially transferred to the Naval Surface Warfare Center,

Opticoelectron’s product in service of Bulgarian police and special forces

SOFIA, (BM) - Opticoelectronics has a long list of clients from all over the world. In almost every continent, the company has sold and currently selling its products - from daily sights to sophisticated mobile or stationary surveillance and security systems. Read more: Military innovations – the lightest night vision goggles were presented in

Iranian military disrupted US UAVs after the missile strikes

TEHRAN, (BM) - Shortly after a missile strike on an American base in Iraq, the Iranian military violated the work of American drones using electronic warfare methods, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting the commander of the military-space forces of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Amir Ali Hajizadeh. Read more: Iran attacks US

The new Russian radar leaves no chance for F-35 or any invisible aircraft

MOSCOW, (BM) - The new Russian radar "Struna-1" will not leave a chance to the "invisible" aircraft of the United States and NATO, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Economics Today. Read more: Military and defense analyzes, comments, opinions and rating – Defweek.com Read more: Over 350 US-made F-16 fighter jets will get powerfull

Over 350 US-made F-16 fighter jets will get powerfull AESA radars

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The U.S. Air Force will see over 350 of its F-16 Fighting Falcon fourth generation multirole fighters upgraded with new active electronically scanned array (AESA) radars, under a new $1 billion contract granted by the Northrop Grumman Systems by the Department of Defense, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Spanish

Su-30’s radars have repeatedly detected Chinese stealth fighter aircraft J-20

NEW DELHI, (BM) - Chinese military experts, commenting on the well-known statements of their Indian neighbors that the Su-30MKI radars have repeatedly detected stealth fighter aircraft J-20 PLA, are trying to find an explanation of the situation, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Topwar. Read more: China Has Begun to Promote Its Own 4++

Israel sells Iron Dome’s radar system to Czech Republic

TEL AVIV, (BM) - The radar system that is an integral part of Israel's famed missile defense systems, the Iron Dome and the David's Sling, is to be sold to the Czech Republic, making it the first purchase of the unique Israeli technology by a NATO nation, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: The Czech Republic Buys 12 Military Helicopters

Russia’s Radar Capable of Spotting Stealth Aircraft is Ready to Assume Combat Duty

MOSCOW, (BM) - The third Rezonans-N radar capable of spotting hypersonic missiles flying at a speed of 20 times the speed of sound and stealth aircraft is ready to assume combat duty on Russia’s Novaya Zemlya Arctic Archipelago, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting TASS. Read more: China Is Developing a Radar System for Interception of

Australia Buys JCREW Systems Totalling $245 Million

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The Government of Australia has requested to buy up to eight hundred fifty (850) Joint Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare Increment 1 Block 1 (JCREW I1B1) Systems (533 vehicle mounted and 317 dismounted); spare and repair parts; support and test equipment; technical exchanges, publications

Australia Buys Tactical data Link Systems from Northrop Grumman for Its Air Forces

SIDNEY, (BM) - Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a contract by the Australian Defence Force Tactical Data Link Authority (ADFTA) to deliver tactical data link (TDL) systems and training as part of the development of the Australian Defence Force’s (ADF) Joint Data Network, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: The Australian

Swedish Company Unveils New Advanced Electronic Protection in the Air Against Radars

STOCKHOLM, (BM) - Saab carried out the first flight tests with its new advanced Electronic Attack Jammer Pod (EAJP) with successful results on 4 November 2019, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The pod’s interfaces with the aircraft’s hardware and software as well as cockpit control and monitoring were tested during the flight. Read more: The

The United States Begin to Develop the Anti-laser Weapon System

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The Department of Defense Advanced Engineering (DARPA) of the US Department of Defense announced a competition to develop a system for protecting military equipment from the effects of combat lasers, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Topwar. Read more: Russia Has Announced the Upcoming Enter of a Laser Weapon in the

Turkey Has Developed and Tested Its Own Combat Laser System

ANKARA, (BM) - In Turkey, acceptance tests of the promising combat laser installation ARMOL, designed to combat drones, have passed, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. According to Jane's, the issue of accepting the installation of the Turkish army is currently being considered. Read more: Russia and Turkey Continue Talks About Possible Su-35

U.S. Develops Hypersonic Weapon Launch Detection Space System

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Database management and data flows in the missile defense system - the most significant problem in the development of the new network space sensors created to detect launches hypersonic and ballistic weapons, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: An American Company is Developing a New Medium-Range Weapon The

China Claims It Can Find and Track the F-22 or F-35

WASHINGTON, (BM) - If China really did have such a powerful radar, it would be a game-changer. In addition, it also functions as a fire control radar that can guide missiles toward stealthy jets like the F-35. “Meter wave radar can be deployed on vehicles, on land and warships, creating a dense web that gives hostile stealth aircraft nowhere to

Israeli Company Won a Night Vision Goggles Contract for the US Marines

TEL AVIV, (BM) - Elbit Systems Ltd. announced yesterday that its U.S. subsidiary, Elbit Systems of America LLC, ("Elbit Systems of America"), was awarded delivery order valued at approximately $23 million for the supply of systems and various spare components to the U.S. Marine Corps, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The order will be executed

A German Company Detected “the Invisible” F-35 with Its Own Radar Technology

BERLIN, (BM) - The German company has created a radar station, whose work has denied the F-35's heavily promoted “invisibility”, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting C4ISR.NET and Topwar. Read more: German Air Force and Hensoldt to Test a New Sensing Technology in Southern Germany The game "cats - mice" Hensoldt manufactured a passive

Qatar Buys Two AN/AAQ-24 (V)N Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures Systems

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Qatar of two AN/AAQ-24(V)N Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures (LAIRCM) systems and related equipment for an estimated cost of $86 million, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Qatar Pays $36 Million to Update Its Early

Elbit Systems of America Buys Night Vision Business of L3Harris Totaling $350M

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Elbit Systems Ltd. announced today that its U.S. subsidiary, Elbit Systems of America, completed the acquisition of the Night Vision business of L3Harris Technologies for a purchase price of $350 million. Read more: Elbit`s JFST System Has Been Ordered by UK Totaling $38 Million Bezhalel (Butzi) Machlis, Elbit Systems

Russia Tests a New Secure Communication System of Su-57 Fighter Jet

MOSCOW, (BM) - The newest version of Russia’s combined system of communications, data exchange, navigation and identification (OSNOD) with enhanced encryption protection and anti-jamming features is now being tested for Russia’s Su-57 fifth-generation multirole fighter jet, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting TASS. Read more: Turkey Has

Israel`s Elbit Unveils Anti-Drone Protection and Neutralization System

TEL AVIV, (BM) - Elbit Systems has launched a vehicular configuration of the ReDrone anti-drone protection and neutralization system in a bid to meet the increasing demand for protection of vehicles and convoys against hostile drones, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Israel Defense. Read more: Israeli Company to Supply Protection Radars

Opticoelectron Unveils Its Latest High-Tech Optics at DSEi, UK

LONDON/PANAGYURISHTE, (BM) - One of the largest exhibitions on military technology and weapons in the world, Dsei, London, was completed last week. The Bulgaria`s Opticoelectron - a leading company in the production of military optical technology on the Balkans has been participated once again with its own stand. "As you know, we have

The Netherlands Navy Purchases French Electronic Protection System

LONDON, (BM) - With modern electronic warfare (EW) systems required to cope with the unprecedented growth in Electromagnetic transmissions across the Electromagnetic spectrum (EMS), traditional systems are now suffering from unparalleled saturation, which reduces the probability of accurate threat detection, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting

Israeli Company Introduces Vehicular Anti-Drone Innovative System

TEL AVIV, (BM) - Addressing the increasing demand for protection of vehicles and convoys against hostile drones, Elbit Systems is introducing ReDrone Vehicular Tactical System, a vehicular configuration of the Company’s operational anti-drone protection and neutralization system, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Israel`s General

RAF Fleet Will Be Updated with Leonardo/Thales Protection System

LONDON, (BM) - The UK Ministry of Defence has contracted Leonardo and Thales, under a single source procurement, to deliver an integrated UK Defensive Aids System (DAS), learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. Read more: Leonardo and Thales are Considering the Joint Ccquisition of a Space Business from U.S. Firm Maxar

Spectra’s SlingShot Greenlit for US Army

LONDON, (BM) - Spectra Group (UK) Ltd, having recently achieved safety accreditation from the US Army Test and Evaluation Command and completed the prestigious US Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiments (AEWE 2019), will be exhibiting their game-changing SlingShot communications system at DSEi 2019, taking place at Excel London 10-13 September

Israel`s Rada Will Unveil Two New Radars at the DSEI 2019 Exhibition

TEL AVIV, (BM) - RADA Electronic Industries Ltd. will unveil two new radars, the aCHR and the xMHR, at the DSEI 2019 Defense and Security exhibition and conference taking place in London, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Israel’s Selected Iron Fist Active Protection System Incorporates RADA’s Hemispheric Radars The ‘advanced

Latvia Has Integrated New Air Voice Communication Systems Totaling $4,7 Million

RIGA, (BM) - According Defence 360 Europe, on 29 August, at the National Armed Forces Aviation Base, the Latvian Air Force received a new voice communication system, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The handover of the new system was completed during a meeting between the Latvian Ministry of Defense and the NATO Communication Information (NCI)

Israel`s Elbit Systems to Present C4I Battlefield Management Systems at DSEI

JERUSALEM, (BM) - Elbit Systems UK will showcase advanced systems across all areas of defensive capabilities at this year’s DSEI, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according company statement. Read more: Elbit Systems US Acquires Harris’ Night Vision Business for $350 Million The full range of capabilities will be located on stand S2-120, and

German Company Unveils Its Broad Range of Sensor Technologies at DSEi 2019

LONDON, (BM) - The sensor solutions provider HENSOLDT presents its broad range of sensor technologies in the Air, Sea, Land and Security domains at DSEi 2019, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. For the first time, HENSOLDT will show its newly developed SETAS electro-optical situational awareness system for armoured

A Russia`s Military Satellite Has Been Placed in Its Designated Orbit

MOSCOW, (BM) - A Russian military satellite that was launched by a Rokot carrier rocket from the Plesetsk spaceport on Friday has been placed in its designated orbit, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according the press service of the Russian defense ministry statement. Read more: France Intends to Blind Adversary Satellites with Own

The U.S. Army Operates a New Powerful S-Band Radar by Northrop Grumman

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Aircraft, missiles, rockets, mortars and artillery in the wrong hands pose an increased risk to the safety of U.S. service members, allies and civilians. These threats can be sophisticated or improvised, coming from hostile nations and non-state actors alike. The challenge of countering the wide range of threats is being met by

The U.S. Warships Get Germany TRS-40 Radars by Hensoldt

BERLIN, (BM) - Sensor solutions provider HENSOLDT has successfully installed the first two of its TRS-4D naval radars aboard the U.S. Navy’s “Freedom” Variant Littoral Combat Ships (LCS), learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. Read more: The U.S. Navy Will Have a New Missile Guidance System After passing acceptance

The U.S. Navy Will Have a New Missile Guidance System

TUCSON, (BM) - The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company a $190 million low-rate initial production contract for ESSM Block 2 missiles featuring a new guidance system with a dual mode active and semi-active radar, learned BulgarianMilitary.com Read more: The U.S. Navy Completed the First System-Level Tests of Enterprise Air Surveillance Radar

Northrop Grumman has Been Awarded a $200 Million Contract for C4ISR Systems

ROLLING MEADOWS (BM) - Northrop Grumman Corporation has received a $200 million order for Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasure (LAIRCM) systems and support from the U.S. Air Force, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Northrop Grumman Plans to Develop the Next Generation Tactical Radar Antenna for the U.S. Army This order was

Iran Unveiled a New Radar Air Defense System

TEHRAN, (BM) - Iran unveiled a new radar air defense system on Saturday it says is capable of detecting missiles and drones at a range of 400 kilometers (250 miles), learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Israel Defense. Read more: Iran Has Developed Highly Capable Surface-to-air Missile (SAM) Systems The “Falaq” is a locally overhauled

The U.S. Army May Use New Secured and Modernized GPS Systems, Developed by Raytheon

EL SEGUNDO, (BM) - Raytheon received security certification for new GPS modules and receivers from the Global Positioning Systems Directorate at the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Lockheed Martin Has Been Awarded $23 Million Contract for Providing Replacment of Anti-Jam GPS Receiver

Russia Creates Military Anti-Hacker Special-Units

MOSCOW, (BM) - The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation will create special units to protect the "military Internet", learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Izvestia. According to official military source, special units plans to search and neutralize virtual threats. The protection software has already been developed. It is clarified

Israel`s Rada Announced New Orders Totaling $9 Million for Radar systems and Avionics

NETANYA, (BM) - RADA Electronic Industries Ltd. announced that it has received $9 million in new orders in July 2019, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according company statement. $8 million of the orders are for RADA’s radar systems, while $1 million are avionics orders. Applications for the radar systems are for C-UAV (counter UAV), VSHORAD

The U.S. Invests in Anti-Aircraft and Anti-Drone Advanced Radar Systems

SYRACUSE, (BM) - The United States Army recently awarded Lockheed Martin three contracts to produce additional Q-53 systems and outfit the radar with enhanced capabilities, including extended range and counter unmanned aerial system (CUAS) surveillance, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Lockheed Martin Will Extend the Range of the

Raytheon`s Next-Gen Jammer Mid-Band Was Delivered to the U.S. Navy for Tests

EL SEGUNDO, (BM) - Raytheon delivered the first Next Generation Jammer Mid-Band Engineering and Manufacturing Development pod to the U.S. Navy to begin ground and aircraft integration testing, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Raytheon Announced a $406M Radios Contract Raytheon will deliver 15 EMD pods for mission systems testing

Qatar Pays $36 Million to Update Its Early Warning Radar

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Raytheon has been awarded a $36,250,251, firm-fixed-price contract modification (P00014) to previously awarded contract FA8730-17-C-0010 for the Qatar Early Warning Radar (QEWR), learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Qatar to Spend $2.2 Billion for Aditional Integrated Air and Missile Defense Capability This

The German Navy’s K130 Corvettes Receiving TRS-4D Rotator Naval Radar

ULM, (BM) - The sensor solutions provider HENSOLDT is equipping the second batch of the German Navy’s K130 corvettes with its TRS-4D Rotator naval radar and its MSSR 2000 ID friend-or-foe identification system (IFF), learned BulgarianMilitary.com, acoording company statement. Read more: 17 of 20 ASR Radar Systems by Hensoldt in Total Have Been

Canada Buys 152 Joint Tactical Radio System Terminals Totaling $44M

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Canada of one hundred fifty-two (152) MIDS-JTRS (5) with support for an estimated cost of $44 million, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Canada Will Spend $11,4 Bn to Replace 88 Aging Fighter Jets The Government of Canada

General Dynamics Will Upgrade the U.S. Navy AN/SPG-62 Antenna Systems

WASINGTON, (BM) - General Dynamics Missions Systems is awarded a $16,313,717 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery / indefinite-quantity contract for the manufacturing of AN/SPG-62 antenna systems parabolic radio frequency reflectors, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according US DoD statement. Read more: General Dynamics Boasted of Three Land

The Australian Department of Defence Plans to Spend $95,5 Million for ERP Program

SIDNEY, (BM) - The Department of Defence has awarded a $95.5 million contract to IBM to deliver the initial design of the Defence Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) program, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according Australian DoD statement. The ERP program plans to roll out initial capability for finance reporting in 2020, followed by a larger

France Intends to Blind Adversary Satellites with Own Anti-Satellite Laser Weapon

PARIS, (BM) - France plans to develop anti-satellite laser weapons but will only deploy them in self-defence, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according defence minister Florence Parly statement on Thursday. Read more: The First of Three Military Imaging Satellites Launched by France Major military powers around the world are investing in new

Bulgaria`s Opticoelectron to Participate at DSEi Exhibition in London This September

PANAGYURISHTE, (BM) - The Bulgarian C4ISR specialized company Opticoelectron will participates at the military and defence exhibition DSEi London at september this year, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Opticoelectron has a closed cycle of production starting from research and development going through production process to marketing, promoting

Belgium Upgrades Based Communication Systems of Its Armoured and Combat Vehicles

PARIS, (BM) - Belgium chooses Thales for onboard intelligence and future data capabilities of its land forces, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. According the agreement between Belgium and France, Thales began work on the initial CaMo capability to provide vehicle electronics for Scorpion vehicles. The order covers 382 Griffon multi-role

US Companies Develope Full-Band Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) ISR Solution for MQ-9

LE BOURGET, (BM) - General Atomics Aeronautical Systems and L3 Technologies announced the development and successful flight test of a full-band Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) ISR capability for use on a Predator B Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS), learned BulgarianMilitary.com. L3’s SIGINT solutions were integrated into a wing-mounted

The US Will Invest $2,4 Billion in C4ISR Systems for the Navy Needs

WASHINGTON, (BM) - Six U.S. companies have been awarded totaling $2,4 billion to develop and delivered a new C4ISR systems the U.S. Navy needs, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according U.S. DoD statement. The companies HII Fleet Support Group, General Dynamics, M.C. Dean, Prism Maritime, Serco, and VT Milcom are awarded a combined

Northrop Grumman Announces New Orders for Its ISR System Firebird

SAN DIEGO, (BM) - Marking its European debut, Northrop Grumman Corporation’s Firebird product line will be showcased at the Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford, in the United Kingdom, July 19-21, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, according company`statement. The company is also announcing signed agreements with Tenax Aerospace and

Brazil Buys E-LynX Radio by Elbit Systems for Its Marine Corps

BRASILIA, (BM) - Elbit Systems will supply E-LynX radios to the Brazilian Marine Corps (CFN), learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Israel Defense. The radios will be integrated as part of the SIC²CFN project designed to improve the Corps’ C4ISR capabilities. Read more: India Will Use the Rafael BNET Software on All Its Combat Aircrafts

Sweden is Continuing to Self-Fund Development of Its Arthur Weapon Locating Radar

LONDON, (BM) - Saab Surveillance is continuing to self-fund development of its ARTHUR (ARTtillery HUnting Radar) Weapon Locating Radar (WLR) to meet emerging requirements, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Jane`s. Bard Frostad, Saab Surveillance's senior military advisor, said 80 ARTHUR WLR systems have been exported to at least 12

Indra is Working on Cyber Security Project of the EU Named “Sparta”

MADRID, (BM) - Indra is working on the T-Shark research program, which is part of the European project Sparta to strengthen the acquisition of situational cyber-awareness capabilities that will help Europe monitor, detect and quickly respond to any threat and protect the digital economy and citizens’ rights in cyberspace, learned

Russia Has Announced the Upcoming Enter of a Laser Weapon in the Russian Army

MOSCOW, (BM) - Soon a whole new weapon will enter service with the Russian army, its combat properties will be based on laser energy and hypersonic technologies, Sergey Shoygu, Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation, said, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: A Drone-Killing, Directed Laser Weapon Prototype is Now in the Hands of

A Drone-Killing, Directed Laser Weapon Prototype is Now in the Hands of U.S. Marines

WASHINGTON, (BM) - The U.S. Marine Corps is testing a prototype laser weapon that could be used by war fighters on the ground to counter enemy drones, learned BularianMilitary.com, according U.S. Marines statement. The Compact Laser Weapons System - or CLaWS - is the first ground-based laser approved by the Department of Defense for use by

New Tried and Tested in Syria Russian Intelligence Systems Enter in Russian Army

MOSCOW, (BM) - New Russian-made intelligence systems which enter the service with the Russian Armed Forces have significantly boosted the combat potential, General of the Army Sergei Shoigu said when addressing the scientific conference attended by the leadership of the Russian Armed Forces, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: China Is

Rafael Will Present Solutions for Air Battlespace Dominance to the Paris Air Show

JERUSALEM, (BGM) - Rafael is bringing its combat-proven, globally-supplied advanced solutions to the Paris Air Show, Le Bourget, June 17-21, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Rafael’s cutting-edge systems serve as stand-alone solutions as well a comprehensive end-to-end package, providing a force multiplier to any platform or application. Read

Bulgarian State-Owned Arms Trader Kintex Net Profit Grew to $12.4 mln in 2018

SOFIA, Bulgaria (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Bulgarian state-owned arms trader Kintex said that its net profit grew to 21.6 million levs (US$12.4 million/11.0 million euro) in 2018 from US$9,4 mln. the year before, despite a drop in revenue, learned bulgarianMilitary.com, quoting SeeNews. The company's total revenue lost 23% to US$147 mln. last

General Dynamics Boasted of Three Land C4ISR Contracts

OTTAWA, Canada (BulgarianMilitary.com) – General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada boasted on 30th January 2019 of receiving 3 $621.5 million land C4ISR contracts from the Canadian Government for supporting the C4ISR (Land Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) systems of the Canadian Army,

FLIR Systems Announced a 5-Year $27.9M IDIQ Contract for DR-SKO Solutions

WILSONVILLE, Oregon, the United States (BulgarianMilitary.com) – FLIR Systems, Inc. revealed on Tuesday (29th January 2019) that the company has been awarded a five-year indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract from the U.S. Department of Defence for delivery of twenty-four U.S. Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear

The Support of the US Navy by BAE Systems to Be Continued by a Five-Year Contract

ARLINGTON, Virginia, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Last week on 15th January 2019 BAE Systems announced that the company will continue to provide operations and support for the United States Navy under a newly signed five-year contract, learned BulgarianMilitary.com Under that new $79.8 million contract BAE Systems will assist the United

Saab Announced a Land-Based Radars Support Contract

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (BulgarianMilitary.com) – In the end of last week, on 18th January 2019, Saab announced that the company has signed a contract with the Ministry of Defence of the United Kingdom for support and services, which will be provided for land-based Giraffe AMB radar systems, learned BulgarianMilitary.com It has been agreed the

L3 Technologies Received an EOTech Optics Contract from USSOCOM

NEW YORK, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com) - L3 Technologies announced on 16th January 2019 that the company received a $26.3 million EOTech Optics contract from the U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), learned BulgarianMilitary.com Under the newly received five-year indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract (with five

HENSOLDT Performed Successful Tests with Its UAV Collision Avoidance Radar System

Ulm, Germany (BulgarianMilitary.com) – The global pioneer of technology and innovation in the area of defence and security electronics, HENSOLDT, announced on 16th January 2019 that the company has performed successful flight tests with its collision avoidance radar system developed for UAVs, learned BulgarianMilitary.com The flight tests were

Lockheed Martin Announced a GPS Ground Control System Sustainment Contract

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com) – On 9th January 2019, Lockheed Martin announced a GPS Control Segment Sustainment II (GCS II) contract with the U.S. Air Force, through which the company will continue to sustain and further modernize the Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite constellation’s ground control system

The US Space and Naval Warfare Systems Centre Will Receive Hughes 9211 BGAN Terminals

Germantown, Maryland, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com) — The global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), announced on Monday (7th January 2019) that U.S. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Centre (SSC) Atlantic had ordered over 200 of the Hughes 9211 Broadband Global Area Network (BGAN) satellite

Harris Corporation Supplies the British Army with Pioneering Bomb Disposal Robots

LONDON, the UK (BulgarianMilitary.com) - The British Army has received its first four advanced bomb disposal robots, delivered by the U.S. technology company, defence contractor and information technology services provider Harris Corporation. This was announced on 23th December last year, by the U.K. Ministry of Defence, citing the Defence

Inzpire Announced the Completion of GECO System Deliveries under the CSAT Program

LINCOLN, the UK (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Inzpire Ltd, one of the fastest growing defence companies in the UK, announced at the end of last week (14th December 2018) that it has completed the deliveries of its GECO System to UK MoD Apache, Chinook, Merlin and Bell helicopter forces after the winning the competition for the Cockpit Situational

ELTA Systems Revealed a New and Enhanced Configuration of Its Drone Guard System

Ashdod, Israel (BulgarianMilitary.com) - The division and subsidiary of Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), ELTA Systems, revealed on 21st November 2018, a new and enhanced configuration of its Drone Guard system which detects, identifies and disrupts the operation of UAS and small drones, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The new modular…

Lockheed Martin Received a $108 Million IRST21 Sensor System Contract

ORLANDO, Florida, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Lockheed Martin received a $108 million contract for phase II of the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet Block II Infrared Search and Track (IRST) program for the U.S. Navy, awarded by aircraft prime contractor Boeing, learned BulgarianMilitary.com Read more: Lockheed Martin Received a $22.7 Billion F-35…

Observation Posts to Be Set Up by the US Military on Syria-Turkey Border

WASHINGTON, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com) – The U.S. Defence Secretary James N. Mattis announced that the United States military is setting up several observation posts in Syria beside the border with Turkey, learned BulgarianMilitary.com During a Pentagon press briefing on 21 November 2018, Mattis explained that the major purpose of the…

MyDefence Announced Successful Integration of Its C-UAS Sensors in Vehicle Platforms

CARY, North Carolina, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com) – MyDefence Communication announced last week that the company had successfully integrated its Counter Unmanned Aerial System (C-UAS) technology into the General Dynamics Land Systems Light Armoured Vehicle platform for the needs of military forces, learned BulgarianMilitary.com The CEO of…

The participation of Optix has provoked interest at Indo Defence – Indonesia

PANAGYURISHTE, Bulgaria (BulgarianMilitary.com) - For the third consecutive time OPTIX participated in the biggest exhibition in South-eastern Asia – Indоdefence, which was held from the 7th till the 10th of November in Jakarta, Indonesia, learned bugarianmilitary.com The forum gathered more than 800 companies from 55 countries. The…

Quality Bulgarian Optics at the International Exhibition Indo Defence in Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia, (BulgarianMilitary.com) - In the period from 07-11 November, for another year, the international military Indo Defence 2018 Expo & Forum is held in Jakarta, Indonesia. Approximately 850 international companies in the area of military-defence production and security participate in the current exhibition, among which is…

EDA and Thales Join Forces under a Network Services Contract

BRUSSELS, Belgium (BulgarianMilitary.com) - EDA (European Defence Agency) announced on 24 October 2018 that the Agency and Thales Six GTS France SAS have signed a network services contract within the EU Satcom Market project of EDA, learned BulgarianMilitary.com Read more: The Bulgarian Dep. MoD Zapryanov is Among the New Chairs for the EDA…

BAE Systems Announced the Successful Demonstration of Its XTS® Guard 5 at EC-18

FARNBOROUGH, the UK (BulgarianMilitary.com) - BAE Systems announced on 16th October 2018 that its innovative software XTS® Guard 5 that ensures secure sharing between networks of various security classifications and sections and brings numerous advantages to military intelligence organizations for multi-INT source data transfers was successfully…

CONTROP Announced the Launching of Its iSea-25HD

HOD HASHARO, Israel (BulgarianMilitary.com) – On 17 October 2018, the prominent developer and manufacturer of long-range, intruder detection systems for a variety of defence and civilian applications, CONTROP Precision Technologies Ltd., announced the launching of its new compact surveillance system for naval missions iSea-25HD, exhibited at…

Lockheed Martin Revealed the Delivery of the 300th THAAD Interceptor

WASHINGTON, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Yesterday, 10th October 2018, the global security and aerospace company Lockheed Martin, headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, the USA, revealed the delivery of the 300th interceptor for the THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defence) system, learned BulgarianMilitary.com The Vice President for the…

Lockheed Martin Will Extend the Range of the AN/TPQ-53 Radar

SYRACUSE, N.Y., the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Lockheed Martin announced earlier this week, on 8th October 2018, that the Company has received a contract from the U.S. Army to insert Gallium Nitride (GaN) into the AN/TPQ-53 (Q-53) radar as part of the full rate production configuration, learned BulgarianMilitary.com The director of the Q-53…

Big Interest in the SWIR Technology of Opticoelectron at the AUSA Exposition

WASHINGTON, the USA(BulgarianMilitary.com) - For a second consecutive year the Bulgarian optical manufacturer Opticoelectron continues to be the first and only native representative invited to present its products at one of the largest exposition of military technologies and elaborations – AUSA, Washington, the USA, reported BulgarianMilitary.com…

Northrop Grumman Corporation Will Show Multi-Mission Solutions at AUSA 2018

WASHINGTON, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Northrop Grumman revealed today, 8th October 2018, that the focus of the corporation at the AUSA Annual Meeting and Exposition from 8th to 10th October 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Centre, Washington, D.C. will be on technologies, products and services developed to give the United States…

British Army Selects Elbit Systems UK to Provide Morpheus BMA Solution

HAIFA, Israel, (BulgarianMilitary.com) – On 2 October, the Israeli international defense electronics company Elbit Systems Ltd. announced that its U.K. subsidiary has been awarded a new contract by the UK Ministry of Defense. Under the terms of the new order, Elbit Systems UK will be responsible for providing the British Army with the Morpheus…

SAAB Gripen Played its Trump Card for the Deal of New Bulgarian Fighter Jets

SOFIA, Bulgaria (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Lockheed Martin's presentation on 18 September in Sofia, with which the company officially made its offer for a sale of F-16 Block 72 to Bulgaria, undoubtedly turned out to be a strong move by the U.S. company, considering that it was the only from all participants that took this commercial practice. Today,…

Comtech Announced a $9.1 Million Troposcatter Equipment Supply Contract

MELVILLE, N.Y., the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com) – On 24th September 2018, Comtech Telecommunications Corp. announced the signing of a $9.1 Million troposcatter equipment supply contract. The contract has been awarded to the Orlando, Florida-based subsidiary of the company, Comtech Systems, Inc., which is part of Comtech’s Government Solutions…

Saab Announces a Contract with South Korea

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (BulgarianMilitary.com) - On 24th September 2018 the Swedish company Saab announced its newly signed contract with South Korea’s Defence Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) for supporting of the Arthur Weapon Locating System, learned BulgarianMilitary.com Read more: Saab Will Continue to Provide Logistical Support for the…

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group Continues the Support of Project Amphora

CAMBRIDGE, the UK (BulgarianMilitary.com), 21 September 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group One of the largest privately owned and independent aerospace and defence companies, offering civil, military and commercial aircraft and defence solutions, Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group, announced on…

Cyber and Electronic Warriors of the Future Will Be Trained at New Leonardo Facility

ROME, Italy (BulgarianMilitary.com), 19 September 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Leonardo The global high-tech company and one of the key players in aerospace, defence and security Leonardo announced on Friday, 14 September 2018, that at a ceremony on the same day the UK’s Chief of Defence Intelligence Air Marshal Philip Osborn…

Technology of Sonardyne Selected by the USNSWC for Underwater Vehicle Testing Ground

HOUSTON, Texas, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), 18 September 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Sonardyne/The US Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Carderock Division’s SFOMF (South Florida Ocean Measurement Facility). An underwater target tracking technology of the Houston-based company, Sonardyne Inc., has been selected by the US…

BAE Systems Introduced Its Innovative New Information Security and RMF Capability

NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), 18 September 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: BAE Systems Yesterday, 17 September 2018, BAE Systems introduced its innovative new information security and risk management framework (RMF) capability, Epiphany, at the Air Force Association’s Air, Space and Cyber Conference at…

Lockheed Martin Introduces Its Multi-Domain Synchronized Effects Tool

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Lockheed Martin Lockheed Martin revealed today that the company has introduced the Multi-Domain Synchronized Effects Tool (MDSET) that links traditionally stove-piped resources to create synergistic effects and shorten the “data to decision cycle,”…

Indra Will Equip the Royal Thai Air Force with Its Lanza 3D Radar

MADRID, Spain (BulgarianMilitary.com), 14 September 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Indra The global leading technology and consulting company Indra revealed on 11 September 2018 that it will equip the Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) with its Lanza 3D Radar, learned BulgarianMilitary.com The Lanza 3D Radar delivery contract also…

The CDR Phase of the Northrop Grumman’s WSN-12 Inertial Sensor Module Is Completed

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), 10 September 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: U.S. Navy/The U.S. Navy WSN-12 Inertial Navigator will be used on the Virginia Submarines and on the Arleigh-Burke class destroyers, as well as a host of other ships. In the middle of last week, 5 September, Northrop Grumman, the…

Radar Orders at $3.5 Million Received by RADA

NETANYA, Israel (BulgarianMilitary.com), 7 September 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: RADA The Israeli company RADA Electronic Industries Ltd. announced on Monday, 3 September 2018, that the company has received new radar orders, including for its advanced eCHR radar, at the amount of $3.5 million for a U.S. military customer,…

New Standard for Wireless Transmission Speed Set by Northrop Grumman and DARPA

REDONDO BEACH, Calif., the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), 28 August 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkva, Photo credit: Northrop Grumman/ Northrop Grumman and DARPA 100 Gbps link demonstrated over 20 km city environment in Los Angeles. Northrop Grumman Corporation and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) have set a new standard for…

The First Advanced GPS III Satellite of the US Air Force Is Shipped for Launch

CANAVERAL, Fla., the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), 27 August 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Lockheed Martin/The US Air Force’s first GPS III is shipped to Cape Canaveral, Florida before its launch in December 2018 Today the global security and aerospace company Lockheed Martin announced that the company shipped last Monday, 20th…

RADA’s MHR Goes to the British Army Embedded in the Rafael’s Drone Dome

NETANYA, Israel, (BulgarianMilitary.com), 23 August 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: RADA This Monday, 20th August 2018, RADA Electronic Industries Ltd. revealed that within the coming months the British Army will be supplied with its Multi-Mission Hemispheric Radars (MHR), which are integrated in the Rafael Advanced Defence Systems…

US Army Awards Comtech $32.5 Million Contract for Manpack Satellite Terminals Delivery

MELVILLE, N.Y., the U.S. (BulgarianMilitary.com), 15 August 2018, Editor: Stanislava Georgieva, Photo credit: U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jenni L. Deylius On 13 August, Comtech Telecommunications Corp. has made an announcement that in the period of company’s fourth quarter of the fiscal 2018, the group Command and Control Technologies, part…

Optix JSCo. celebrates its 20th anniversary

PANAGYURISHTE, Bulgaria (BulgarianMilitary.com), 08 August 2018, Author: Optix Communication Team, Editor: Boyko Nikolov, Photo credit: Optix JSCo. At the end of last month, OPTIX celebrated its twentieth-year anniversary, by organizing two extremely important and emotional events, learned BulgarianMilitary.com On July 27, the company…

In Bulgaria it is Produced World-class SWIR Technology

PANAGYURISHTE, Bulgaria (BulgarianMilitary.com), August 16, 2018, Author: Boyko Nikolov, Photo Credit: opticoel.com In the course of the upcoming major military projects in Bulgaria, related to the modernization of our army in the Naval-Air-Land directions, in the background seemed to be facts of the Bulgarian military industry that deserve…

US Marines Received The First AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task-Oriented Radar

New York, U.S., (BulgarianMilitary.com), 2 August 2018, Editor: Stanislava Georgieva, Photo credit: Northrop Grumman Corporation The U.S. Marines received in advance the delivery of the the first AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task-Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) of Northrop Grumman Corporation. This is the seventh G/ATOR system provision that follows the…

New First Response Cyber Center was Announced by Homeland Security

New York, USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), 2 August, 2018, Editor: Stanislava Georgieva, Photo credit: wikimedia.org Only a week after the warning of conducted cyberattacks against U.S. critical infrastructure sectors by Russia government, the Department of Homeland Security announced the creation of new first response cyber center and 90-day…

The Norwegian Armed Forces Will Acquire Safran’s Next Generation Thermal Imagers

HEERBRUGG, Switzerland (BulgarianMilitary.com), 18 July 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Safran The Norwegian Armed Forces (NAF) will acquire Safran’s next generation thermal imagers MOSKITO TI™ and JIM Compact™. This was revealed last Friday, 13th July 2018. The subsidiary of Safran Electronics & Defense - Safran Vectronix AG…

Cambridge Pixel’s Radar Technology Will Be Integrated with Lockheed’s CMS 330

CAMBRIDGE, United Kingdom (BulgarianMilitary.com), July 13, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Cambridge Pixel On 11th July 2018, the maker of radar display, tracking and recording sub-systems Cambridge Pixel announced that the company will deliver and provide its radar acquisition and display technology to Lockheed Martin Canada for…

Abom Has Received Phase I SBIR Award for Innovative Goggles/Spectacles

TIGARD, Oregon, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), July 12, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Abom The designer and maker of the first anti-fogging heated goggles in the world with integrated rechargeable batteries, Abom, Inc., announced on Monday (9th July 2018) that the company has received a Phase I Small Business Innovation…

About € 4 Million Is Invested by Opticoelectron in 2017

PANAGYURISHTE, Bulgaria (BulgarianMilitary.com), June 29, 2018, Author: Boyko Nikolov, Picture: Hristo Elkin Interesting indices and positive attitudes in the investment policy showed the general annual report of the companies in the structure of Opticoelectron Group JSCo during the last year. About € 4 million has been invested during the 12…

The JAGM system of Lockheed Martin Is Approved for Low-Rate Initial Production

ORLANDO, Fla., the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), June 28, 2018, Author: Bm Team, Photo credit: Capt. Brian Harris/U.S. Army As already stated earlier today by BulgarianMilitary.com, this week is quite busy for Lockheed Martin. Yesterday on 27th June 2018, the Company announced its Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM) system has been approved to…

Indra Announces an Advanced Portable Electronic Defence System (Manpack)

PARIS (France), June 20, 2018, Author: Bm team, Photo: en.wikipedia.org Last week, on 14th June 2018, one of the leading companies in electronic defence, Indra, announced that it has completed the development of an advanced portable electronic defence system (manpack). Thanks to the newly developed lightweight easy-to-carry system soldiers…

BAE Systems Is Developing Software Modelling Conflicts for DARPA

ARLINGTON (Virginia, the USA), June 18, 2018, Author: Bm team, Photo: BAE Systems BAE Systems is developing software modelling conflicts for DARPA. This was announced from the company last week on Monday, 11 June 2018. DARPA - the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is sponsoring the project, under which it will be developed…

Daher Announced the New ISR Configuration of Its TBM 910 and TBM 930

PARIS (France), June 15, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova, Photo: Daher Within the framework of the international defence and security show Eurosatory 2018 (11-15 June), on 11th June, the aircraft maker Daher announced the new ISR (intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance) configuration of its TBM 910 and TBM 930, which are the latest members…

Opticoelectron Reported More Than Successful Eurosatory 2018 Exhibition

PARIS (France), June 15 2018, Author: Boyko Nikolov, Photo: Stoyan Hristov On the last day of the exhibition we met the representatives of Opticoelectron, who presented the company at Eurosatory this year. “We may confirm that this year the French exhibition turns out to be the most successful for us. We are present at each Eurosatory and…

Palomar Display Products Received Military Biocular Display Systems Contracts

CARLSBAD (California, United States), June 12, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova, Photo: en.wikipedia.org (Bradley Fighting Vehicle) Palomar Display Products, Inc. proudly announced last week, on 6th June, the receipt of two contracts at the total amount of $9.3 million for delivery of military biocular display systems for the purposes of M1 Abrams…

Opticoelectron Will Show its Best Products at Eurosatory in Paris

PARIS (France), June 11, 2018, Author: Boyko Nikolov, Photo: dipl. eng. Tsvetana Donova Only weeks after the end of the International Defence Equipment Exhibition “HEMUS 2018” in Bulgaria, Opticoelectron Group JSCo goes to Eurosatory in Paris with its best products, which it has designed and produced in the recent months. These are the…

OPTIX And Partners Create New Defence In EU Against Drones

Mr Gagov, during that year you shall implement the perspective European Safeshore Project for defence against drones. How is the work of the Consortium, in which OPTIX has a leading role, going on? The Safeshore Project is financed under an EU 2020 program. The goal is a Consortium of 12 universities, scientific institutions, companies and end

President and Minister Impressed by an Indigenous Product Sold Worldwide (updated)

PLOVDIV (Bulgaria), May 31, 2018, Author: Bm team, Photos: Boyko Nikolov The president of the Republic of Bulgaria, Mr Rumen Radev and the Minister of Defence, Mr Krasimir Karakachanov, opened the 13th International Defence Equipment Exhibition “HEMUS 2018 - Defence, Antiterrorism and Security” in Plovdiv, which started on 30th May. By…

Small Night Vision Goggles, Developed by a Big Production Team

PLOVDIV (Bulgaria), May 31, 2018, Author: Boyko Nikolov, Photo: Hristo Elkin The military business is quite different from the imposed, during the last years, market practices. Here one cannot allow a product of low quality, because on it would probably depend not one, but many lives. And in contrast with the civilian market, on the military…

Telephonics Won an IDIQ Radar Contract for the USCG’s C-27J Spartans

WASHINGTON, D.C. (the USA), May 5, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova, Photo: HarrisonF On the 9th May the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG ) announced that Telephonics Corporation has won an IDIQ (indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity) contract for multi-mode radar systems. The contract has been awarded by the U.S. Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft…

The Tradition Opticoelectron to Participate at Optatec Germany is Kept This Year Again

PANAGYURISHTE (Bulgaria), May 14, 2018, Author: Bm team, Photo: Opticoelectron From 15 to 17 May in Frankfurt it will be held the biggest exhibition for optics in the world – Optatec. Opticoelectron Group JSCo will participate this year again, and you can visit the exhibition stand of the company in Hall 3, stand H25. We’d like to remind that…

Future Battlefield Technologies Discussed at the 17th C4ISRNET Conference

Arlington, VA (the USA), May 11, 2018, Text: Bm News Team, Picture: defensesystems.com Future battlefield technologies have been discussed at the 17th Annual C4ISRNET Conference held on 10th May 2018 with focus on the new strategies and capabilities in mobility, command and control, communications, cyber, unmanned systems and sensors, networks…

The Russian Air Force Northern Fleet Acquires Six Sopka-2 Sets

MOSCOW (Russia), May 8, 2018, Sources: shephardmedia.com & radartutorial.eu, Editor: Galina Zdravkova (Bm), Photo: LEMZ R&P Corp. On 3rd May 2018, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) of the Russian Federation announced in a statement that the Northern Fleet of the Russian Air Force will acquire 6 (six) sets of Sopka-2 radars in May 2018.…

Opticoelectron Equipped the New Automobiles of the Border Police

PANAGYURISHTE (Bulgaria), March 28, 2018, Author: Boyko Nikolov (Bm), Photo: Hristo Elkin In the end of March, sixteen new automobiles Nissan X-Trail of our Border Police left the territory of the industrial park of Opticoelectron. The reason was the completed execution of a joint contract between the official representative of Nissan for…

Optix Has Sold Part of Its Assets to American Optics

PANAGYURISHTE (Bulgaria), March 20, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova (Bm), Photo by Bm In the end of 2017, the Bulgarian company OPTIX JSC (based in the town of Panagyurishte) sold part of its assets to the Canadian company American Optics Inc. – a manufacturer and distributor of rigid and flexible endoscope optics, reported the Bulgarian weekly…

Opticoelectron Group Has Doubled Its Production in Three Years

PANAGYURISHTE (Bulgaria), February 2, 2018, Author: Michail Vanchev (Capital.bg) Photo: PFO Archive Measured investments of approximately EUR 2 million per annum during the last 5-6 years and stepping on new markets in Asia – these are the two factors, which have brought to doubling of the civil and military production of the companies from…

On 5th February OPTIX Opens a New Investment Area

PANAGYURISHTE (Bulgaria), February 01, 2018, Author: Editorial Team (Bm), Photo: Pia-news.com This year the Company puts accent on the restoration of a tradition for the citizens of the town of Panagyurishte The shooting complex “OPTIX” is a long-expected project for the team of the Company that will be able to test, in this new complex,…

The patent Office circulated a special video about Opticoelectron

The Patent Office of Republic of Bulgaria circulated a special video about the located near the town of Panagyurishte optical company Opticoelectron Group JSCo that became “Innovative Company for 2017”. As we have already written in November 2017, Opticoelectron was awarded for two of its patents – night vision aviator glasses and a surveillance…

Difficult tasks are aways a challenge, not an excuse

PANAGYURISHTE (Bulgaria), December 12, By Boyko Nikolov (Bm), Photo: Bm I speak with dipl.eng. Miroslav Vasev several hours before the magazine goes into the print house. His busy everyday life forced us to cancel the interview every day in last twenty days. I personally knew it would be difficult, and therefore prepared an additional material…

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