The upgrade of six military airfields in Canada with new generation airport surveillance radar (ASR) being provided by HENSOLDT, is progressing well the company has announced. The fourth Site acceptance test of the radar has already been completed.
Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton Nears Operational Status
The Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton which was commissioned into the U.S. Navy in October last year with the U.S. Navy’s first Unmanned Patrol Squadron, VUP 19“Big Red,” will soon acquire operational status.
Brazilian Army Orders Saab RBS 70 VSHORAD System
The Brazilian Army has contracted defence and security company Saab for the delivery of the RBS 70 VSHORAD (very short range air defence system). The contract has been valued at approximately MSEK 105 and deliveries will commence this year and be completed in 2018.
MBDA Receives UAE Order for Marte Anti-Ship Missiles
The UAE Navy has awarded a follow-on contract to MBDA for the supply of additional Marte MK2/N anti-ship missiles. The latest order comes seven years after the first contract for the supply of Marte missiles was signed in February 2009.
Boeing and Leonardo Offer MH-139 for U.S. Air Force Helicopter Competition
Boeing and Leonardo have unveiled their offering for the USAF competition that seeks to replace its UH-1N “Huey” fleet, which currently protects intercontinental ballistic missiles and transports U.S. government and security forces.