The Need for SEAD

MBDA’s Meteor
Events in Syria notably the deployment of sophisticated Surface-to-Air Missile systems such as the Russian Almaz-Antey S-400 Triumf to support Russia’s ongoing air campaign is giving the NATO pause for thought. The area which systems such as the S-400 can cover, which has a reported...

Electric Avenue

The RC-135V/W
The events of the last twelve months in the theatres discussed above underscore the reality that the electromagnetic spectrum, in which friendly and hostile radars and communications operate, is a domain of warfare in its own right, as much as the oceans, the ground...

Honeywell JetWave™ is Future Connectivity. Today.

Honeywell offers high-speed, high-bandwidth satellite communications capabilities for military use. Inmarsat’s Global Xpress (GX) broadband service and Honeywell’s JetWave™ satellite communications hardware work together to provide a consistent, high-speed, high-bandwidth connectivity experience for military users around the world, improving overall situational awareness and safety...

Let’s Get Linky!

The Link-16 radio communications protocol, of which the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) commenced development in the 1970s, and which commenced fielding in the mid-1980s, revolutionised air-to-air and surface-to-air/air-to-surface communications. According to Bruce Eteson, technical director of data link systems at BAE Systems, Link-16...

Strike from the Sea

SOF troop
Armada launches its new Stirling column providing the latest news and developments in the Special Forces community. Named after David Stirling, the founder of the Special Air Service, we hope he would have enjoyed it. Despite ongoing operations on land involving Special Operations Forces (SOF),...

CONTROP reports sale of several EO/IR Payloads

Ideal for Airborne Surveillance Missions, CONTROP highlights the iSky Family of six (6) EO/IR Payloads suitable for most platform sizes and applications.   19 June 2017 - CONTROP Precision Technologies Ltd. – a world leader in EO/IR surveillance, defense and homeland security solutions – is announcing the...

CAMCOPTER® S-100 COMPLETES SUCCESSFUL QUALIFICATION FLIGHTS ON FRENCH NAVY’S BPC DIXMUDE

SCHIEBEL CAMCOPTER® S-100 COMPLETES SUCCESSFUL QUALIFICATION FLIGHTS ON FRENCH NAVY’S BPC DIXMUDE Montpellier / Vienna, 21 June 2017 – Schiebel’s CAMCOPTER® S-100 Unmanned Air System (UAS) once again convinced with its outstanding maritime capability when successfully completing qualification flights for the French Navy from 29...

The Man Who Fell To Earth

Parachutes have been providing soft landings for people who have needed to leave airborne aircraft, either in an emergency or by design, for more than a century, enabling escape from damaged aircraft and the delivery of troops behind enemy lines during airborne assaults or...

Cost versus Credibility

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...

Honeywell JetWave™ is Future Connectivity. Today.

Honeywell offers high-speed, high-bandwidth satellite communications capabilities for military use. Inmarsat’s Global Xpress (GX) broadband service and Honeywell’s JetWave™ satellite communications hardware work together to provide a consistent, high-speed, high-bandwidth connectivity experience for military users around the world, improving overall situational awareness and safety...

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SEA to showcase Decksim Technology to International Navies

Cohort company SEA has been invited to outline the latest developments in portable training options for Flight Deck Officers (FDOs) at a meeting of...

Talking at the Same Time

MANET or Mobile Ad Hoc Networking is the glue that holds tactical military communications together. It has revolutionised the tactical radio domain since its...

Flying Filling Stations

Operation INHERENT RESOLVE (OIR), the ongoing US-led military operation against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) insurgent group which has occupied significant...

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