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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

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