Authors Posts by Andrew Drwiega

Andrew Drwiega


Detecting Urgent Comms Calls While Keeping Alert

Following substantial orders from the US Army for its communications systems and headsets, Invisio senior VP, Carsten Aagesen talks to Armada International about the joint need for clear communications matched with situational awareness. The US Army has placed two orders for communications systems and headsets...

Decision Time

Boeing’s new AH-64E Guardian
The decision to discard the Airbus Helicopters/Eurocopter EC-665 Tiger-ARH (Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter) gunship announced in the Australian government’s Defence White Paper this February has left questions about the future of rotary attack in the country’s arsenal. The EC-665ARH attack helicopter programme can be seen as...

Suits of Armour

TenCate Advanced Armour
Helicopter armour that protects aircrew members and passengers from small arms fire is a proven requirement driven by recent, and ongoing, conflicts in the Iraq/Syria and central Asian theatres, meanwhile the drive towards lighter armour will continue. Armouring helicopters, more properly defined as adding ballistic...

Drone Dangers

RADA UAV air defence systems
Having created a bow wave of enthusiasm and a new industry around Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) of all sizes, there is now a pressing need by governments and the military to be able to bring them down, or at the very least prevent them...

Rafael’s Typhoon Mk30c unveiled

The Rafael Typhoon Mk30c is the latest version of this enduring stabilised, small caliber naval gun. There are two rapidly developing threats to naval vessels at sea, according to Doron L. , marketing and business development manager at Rafael's naval systems directorate. “We enhanced it by...

Rotors Over The Ocean

This year’s Farnborough International Airshow held in the United Kingdom in July saw a number of significant announcements regarding the naval support helicopter domain, with acquisitions ongoing and being aggressively pursued around the globe. The show saw the signing of a Strategic Partnering Arrangement (SPA)...

Cost versus Credibility

C-295 Persuader MPA
While a maritime patrol capability is important for many countries, not all can afford aircraft than can provide a full spectrum of capabilities. However, inexpensive but effective is a difficult goal to attain in what is often a multi-mission domain. When the British government announced...

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ThinKom delivers Ka satcom systems for US E-4B aircraft

ThinKom Solutions, Inc. announced it has delivered its next-generation Ka-band aeronautical satellite antenna systems for the U.S. government’s E-4B National Airborne Operations Center aircraft. The E-4B...

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