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Back to the jungle: tactical communications in disadvantaged areas

August 2, 2014 FULL TEXTIn a post-Iraq/Afghanistan operations environment, forces 'pivoting' from Central Asia and Europe to Africa, the Pacific, or to South America will - to a greater or lesser extent - be compelled to move a...

Wind turbine clutter: the battle continues

August 2, 2014 Wind farm mitigation is becoming a more frequent requirement in new primary radar procurement, as air navigation service providers (ANSPs) seek to reduce interference caused by large wind turbines close to airfie...

Power generation: how the US Navy works up large deck carrier operations

August 2, 2014 FULL TEXTOn the flight deck of the US Navy's (USN's) latest Nimitz-class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, sailors in blue and green shirts run through the rising steam while their peers in yellow "shooter" shirt...

BAE Systems reorganises Saudi Arabian business portfolio

August 2, 2014 FULL TEXTBAE Systems has announced that it will merge its holdings in a number of Saudi Arabian companies with those of the local Riyadh Wings Aviation Academy to create a new joint venture company.

Raytheon signs LoI with Poland's TELDAT

August 2, 2014 FULL TEXTUS defence company Raytheon has signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) with Polish defence electronics firm TELDAT covering co-operation in Poland's air-defence programme and potential export markets, the compa...

Czech soldiers round out manpack EW systems

August 2, 2014


The Czech Armed Forces have begun using their newly received portable PPP RCIED system to help small teams counter radio frequency-triggered improvised explosive devices (IED).

Berlin points finger at NATO for June ATC blackouts

August 2, 2014

The German government has indicated that NATO electronic warfare (EW) training exercises were responsible for civilian ATC radar display blackouts in central Europe on 5 June and 10 June 2014.

UPDATE: - US imposes sanctions against Russian defence companies

August 2, 2014 FULL TEXTThe United States has imposed limited financial sanctions against eight Russian defence companies, with the European Union due to announce its own measures against organisations linked to Moscow in respo...

Indian Navy takes delivery of first anti-submarine corvette

August 2, 2014 FULL TEXTThe Indian Navy has taken delivery of its first Kamorta (Project 28)-class anti-submarine warfare (ASW) corvette, Minister of State for Defence Rao Inderjit Singh confirmed on 22 July.In a written reply ...

US imposes sanctions against Russian defence companies

August 2, 2014 FULL TEXTThe United States has imposed limited financial sanctions against eight Russian defence companies, with the European Union due to announce its own measures against organisations linked to Moscow in respo...

ADAS 2014: HHI pitches HDF 3000 design for Philippine frigate programme

August 2, 2014 FULL TEXTSouth Korean shipbuilding firm Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) revealed that it is pitching a variant of its HDF 3000 class multipurpose frigate design for the Philippines Department of National Defense's...

RIMPAC 2014: RCN's modernised frigate to test ESSM integration in live-fire trials

August 2, 2014 FULL TEXTAs one of the Royal Canadian Navy's first modernised Halifax-class frigates, HMCS Calgary (FFH 335) will test the integration of its Evolved SeaSparrow Missiles (ESSMs) through a live-fire exercise in th...

Making the pieces fit: standard electronic architectures prove key to effective platform integration

August 2, 2014 FULL TEXTThe development and sustainment of modern military platforms, be they vehicles, individuals or bases, is as much about integration of sensor and weapon system capabilities as it is about the capabilities...

Australia showcases upgraded C-130Js in Alaska, details further work

August 2, 2014 FULL TEXTThe Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has debuted two upgraded Lockheed Martin C-130J Hercules multirole transports with a newly-fitted electronic warfare self-protection system at Exercise Red Flag Alas...

Blade change: Fleet Air Arm prepares for a rotary redux

August 2, 2014 FULL TEXTWhile the regeneration of the UK's Carrier Strike capability has tended to garner most headlines in recent times, it should not be forgotten that the next five years will also see the Royal Navy's (RN's)...

Space invaders - China's space warfare capabilities

August 2, 2014 FULL TEXTKey PointsChina is pursuing a variety of anti-satellite and anti-ballistic missile systems modelled on ground-based lasers and missiles, air-launched missiles, and low earth orbit "space combat" platform...

Second French FREMM completes sea trials

August 2, 2014 FULL TEXTThe French Navy's second Aquitaine-class multimission FREMM (Frégate Européenne Multi-Missions) frigate Normandie has completed sea trials and returned to the DCNS shipyard in Lorient, Fran...

Pulse Electronics' Sidewinder Clamp-On Current Sensor Easily Fits Existing Solid Conductors; For power monitoring applications that require 1.0% power accuracy

August 1, 2014 Pulse Electronics Corporation (NYSE: PULS), a leading provider of electronic components, introduces its new 50Hz/60Hz, di/dt AC current sensor that can be clamped onto an existing solid conductor without having t...

IEC Adopts a Tax Benefit Preservation Plan

August 1, 2014 IEC Electronics Corp. (NYSE MKT: IEC) (the "Company") announced today that its Board of Directors (the "Board") has adopted a Tax Benefit Preservation Plan (the "Plan") in an effort to preserve the value of its ...

Tejas FOC delayed again, Indian defence minister admits

August 1, 2014 FULL TEXTThe December 2014 deadline for India's long-delayed Tejas Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Mk I to secure its final operational clearance (FOC) is being extended to March 2015, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley t...

Indonesia gets first three F-16s from US

August 1, 2014


The Indonesian Air Force (Tentara Nasional Indonesia - Angkatan Udara, TNI-AU) received the first three of 24 Lockheed Martin F-16C/D aircraft on 25 July.

Comparative Performance Table: Total Shanghai Market close August 01, 2014

August 1, 2014 CHINESE COMPARATIVE PERFORMANCE REPORTMARKET DATA TABLE for the Total Shanghai Market, alphabetic sort.COMPARATIVE PERFORMANCE TABLEFor Company searches, or for sorting by Stocks and variables, an interactive ver...

Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security Hearing; "Domestic Challenges and Global Competition in Aviation Manufacturing."; Testimony by Gerald Dillingham, Director of Civil Aviation Issues, Government Accountability Office (GAO)

August 1, 2014 Chairwoman Cantwell, Ranking Member Ayotte, and Members of the Subcommittee:I appreciate the opportunity to testify today on the status of the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) efforts to improve its certif...


August 1, 2014 GAO-14-668Defense Management: DOD Needs to Improve Future Assessments of Roles and MissionsJuly 31, 2014Congressional CommitteesThe Department of Defense (DOD) is one of the largest and most complex organizations...

Weekly: Cohort sinks 4.0% in 3 weeks; nears two-month low

August 1, 2014 BRITISH WEEKLY STOCK REPORTCohort Plc (L:CHRT), United Kingdom's 10th largest aerospace & defense company by market cap, traded near it's two-month low. It decreased GBX1.50 (or 0.7%) in the trailing week to ...

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