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Australian Army receives Saab multimission radar protection

The Australian Army, deployed in Afghanistan, has received enhanced protection in the form of Saab’s multimission radar, Giraffe AMB, which is part of the Australian Defence Force’s counter-rocket artillery and mortar system (C-RAM). The Giraffe AMB system provides early detection of att

TCS to upgrade US Army SNAP systems equipment

The US Army has placed an order with TeleCommunication Systems (TCS) for upgrades and spare kits of secret non-secure internet protocol router (NIPR) access point (SNAP) very small aperture terminal (VSAT) satellite system equipment. The new additional SNAP funding will provide support eq

Raytheon deploys first AEHF satellite communications solution

Raytheon has deployed the first advanced extremely-high-frequency (AEHF) secure mobile anti-jam reliable tactical terminal (SMART-T) satellite communications solution to provide increased situational awareness to the US armed services. Raytheon Network Centric Systems Integrated Communica

‘Profession of Arms’ highlights AUSA annual meeting and exposition

‘America’s Army: The Strength of the Nation’, the theme of the Association of the United States Army’s 2011 Annual Meeting and Exposition – A Professional Development Forum – will set the tone for speeches, industry, military exhibits and special presentations from senior Defense Department and army leaders on subjects relating to the army’s wars in Afghanistan and Iraq – while transforming to the brigade-centric modular force.

Bahrain seeks HMMWVs and TOW missiles from US

The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency has notified Congress of a potential foreign military sale (FMS) of armoured high-mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicles (HMMWV), TOW missiles, and associated equipment and training to Bahrain. Under the $53m FMS, Bahrain has requested 44 M1152A1

Thai Army selects Selex Galileo TSS for Scorpion tank upgrade

Selex Galileo has been selected to provide its thermal sight systems (TSS) in support of the Royal Thai Army’s Scorpion light tank upgrade programme following in-country trials of the system with the army. Under the €4.3m contract, the company will provide an initial quantity of 42

Raytheon to supply infrared technology to Finnish Defence Forces

The Finnish Defence Forces (FDF) has awarded a fixed-price contract to Raytheon to supply its PhantomIRxr thermal biocular systems. Under the $19.9m contract, including options, the FDF will also receive systems and spares, and a maintenance package. The PhantomIRxr system, design

British Army receives BAE recce vehicles

BAE Systems has delivered improved versions of the Scimitar recce vehicles to the British Army in Afghanistan to provide improved crew protection. The company is upgrading five variants of the combat vehicle reconnaissance – tracked (CVR (T)) vehicle to the mk2 standard as part of an urge

ESC BAZ launches new control and monitoring systems

ESC BAZ has launched a new family of Max control and monitoring systems for surveillance cameras and binoculars, and remote operation observation system Rooster, at the DSEi exhibition held in London, UK. Rooster is a lightweight man-portable remote operation surveillance and observation

ST Kinetics to supply Spider LSV to Singapore MoD

The Singapore Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) has awarded a contract to ST Kinetics to supply new-generation Spider light strike vehicles (Spider LSV) and spares. The S$68m contract has been won through an international tender. The Spider LSV incorporates electronic controlled engine