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Selex ES, a Finmeccanica company, has signed a contract worth around €5m with NAV Portugal, the Portuguese Air Navigation Service Provider, to deliver logistic support and maintenance for air traffic control radars. The radars were installed in Portugal by Selex ES starting in 1997. Announced during the World ATM congress today, the agreement will be active for ten...

NUSHIP CANBERRA, one of two Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) ships being built for the Australian Defence Force (ADF), left BAE Systems Williamstown this morning bound for Sydney on the first period of sea trials. Director of BAE Systems Maritime, Bill Saltzer said sea trials were the final stage of the project for BAE Systems before acceptance by the ADF later this year....

Sponsored by the French Government, EURONAVAL is the largest professional international show dedicated to Naval Defense and Maritime safety/ security, covering surface vessels, submarines and naval aviation. A unique maritime and naval event since 1968, the exhibition takes place every second year in the French capital during 5 days. It is a must for the decision makers...

Raytheon Company has received a $655 million contract for new-production fire units of the combat-proven Patriot Air and Missile Defense System for Kuwait. These units are an addition to the Patriot fire units Kuwait currently owns to counter current and evolving threats. Awarded by the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., as a Foreign Military...

The new vehicle fleet has significantly enhanced protection, survivability, situational awareness and interoperability, incorporating lessons learned from Norwegian, Swedish and Danish operations in Afghanistan with CV90. The vehicles will run on the latest rubber tracks, combat-proven by Norwegian forces in Afghanistan. The CV90 Norway project will deliver a fully-digitised...

Selex ES, a Finmeccanica company, has been awarded a contract by the Austrian Ministry of Defence (Bundesministerium für Landesverteidigung und Sport – BMLVS), to provide a RAT31DL/M deployable air defence radar system and the relevant logistic support, with the contract including an option for a further radar system of the same kind.The system will enter into operation...

The third and fourth MH-60R “Romeo” helicopters take flight from the Lockheed Martin facility in Owego, N.Y., to join the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) first pair of helicopters training at Jacksonville Naval Air Station in Jacksonville, Florida. On Jan. 24, the U.S. Navy officially delivered two Romeos to the RAN, marking a significant milestone for the international...

Boeing’s P-8A Poseidon program will enter full production, following a $2.4 billion contract award from the U.S. Navy for 16 additional aircraft that will bolster maritime patrol capabilities The order, which will take the total fleet to 53, marks a transition from preliminary low-rate production. Boeing has delivered 13 P-8As to the Navy, which deployed its first patrol...

The U.S. Air Force Space Command has awarded BAE Systems a three-year contract extension to continue maintaining its space radars used for missile warning and space surveillance operations. The company provides a range of services, including around-the-clock operations and maintenance, to manage and sustain these critical assets. The award is a continuation of work that...

Thales announces that it has signed a Letter of Award with Contraves Advanced Devices Sdn. Bhd. to supply six SMART-S Mk2 naval surveillance radar systems, as well as six CAPTAS-2 towed sonar systems for the Royal Malaysian Navy’s Second Generation Patrol Vessel (SGPV) Littoral Combat Ships (LCS). The six SMART-S Mk2 radars will be installed on the Malaysian Littoral...