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Airbus-Naval Group Consortium Picked for French Unmanned Helicopter Demonstrator Program

A consortium of Airbus Group‘s helicopters business and French defense contractor Naval Group has received a contract from France’s defense procurement agency to help develop an unmanned helicopter demonstrator. Airbus said Thursday the team will conduct a study to determine potential technologies for the French military’s future Navy Airborne Drone System, …

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Transparency Market Research: Immigration-Related Threats to Drive Military Biometrics Sector

A Transparency Market Research report projects the global market for military biometric systems to experience a 7.4 percent compound annual growth rate over the next eight years due to growing national security challenges worldwide. The research firm said Tuesday it estimates that the military biometrics sector to grow from $5.6 billion in 2016 to …

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Technavio: Military Submarine Mast & Antenna Market to Grow at Nearly 6% CAGR Through 2021

A Technavio report forecasts the compound annual growth rate for the global military submarine photonics mast and antenna market will reach nearly 6 percent by 2021 due to a demand for multifunctional antennas and submarine modernization efforts in the defense sector. The research company said Thursday the cost of modular optronics mast, use of …

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Kratos-Robonic Team Delivers Pneumatic Launchers to US Army

A team composed of Safran Electronics & Defense‘s Robonic subsidiary and Kratos Defense & Security Solutions have delivered two pneumatic launchers to the targets management office of the U.S. Army’s program executive office for simulation, training and instrumentation. Safran said Wednesday the military branch will use Kontio to deploy Firejet aerial targets from Kratos subsidiary Composite Engineering …

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Leonardo to Equip Italian Navy’s NH90 Helicopters With ‘Friend or Foe’ Identification Tech

Leonardo has secured an $11.6 million contract from a NATO agency to supply friend-or-foe identification systems for the Italian navy’s NH90 frigate helicopters. The company said Tuesday it will equip the NH90 fleet with the Mode 5 SIT434/5 IFF platform to help Italy’s naval personnel distinguish between potential threats and friendly forces. NATO member countries …

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Report: UK Shortlists BAE, Rheinmetall for Battle Tank Modernization Assessment Phase

The U.K. defense ministry has chosen separate teams led by BAE Systems and Rheinmetall Landsysteme as “preferred bidders” for the assessment phase of a program to modernize the British army’s main battle tanks, Defense News reported Wednesday. Andrew Chuter writes the U.K. defense ministry aims to finalize two contracts by the end of the …

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BAE-Led Contractor Team to Compete Under UK’s Challenger 2 Tank Update

BAE Systems will lead a team comprising General Dynamics‘ U.K. land systems and international mission systems subsidiaries, Leonardo-Finmeccanica, Moog, QinetiQ and Safran Electronics to bid under the U.K. defense ministry’s project to update the Challenger 2 main battle tank fleet. The team will pursue a contract to update the tanks to the Challenger 2 …

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TechNavio Names Top 5 Military Manpack and Vehicular Radio Vendors

 TechNavio released a new report in February on global military manpack and vehicular radio systems that includes the research firm’s list of the top five vendors in the field and other prominent companies. The Global Military Manpack and Vehicular Radios Market 2016-2020 report named Barrett Communications, Finmeccanica, Harris, Radmor and Thales as the five key vendors in …

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