Tag Archives: Taiwan

BAE Electronic Systems Unit Wins Maintenance IDIQ for USAF Radar Warning Receivers

BAE Systems’ electronic and information systems unit has received a potential $48.6 million contract to provide engineering support and maintenance services for the U.S. Air Force’s ALR 56C and 56M radar warning receivers. BAE Systems Information and Electronic Systems Integration will work on the electronic warfare RWRs and other related …

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Rockwell Collins, Taiwan-Based Aerospace Firm Enter Radio Production License Agreement

Rockwell Collins has granted Taiwan’s state-owned Aerospace Industrial Development Corporation rights to manufacture AR-1500 networked communications airborne radios through a manufacturing license agreement between the two companies. Taiwan will become the first international customer to procure the Rockwell Collins-developed radio technology, the company said Sunday. AR-1500 is designed to help airborne and ground users transmit …

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Harris to Supply VoIP Comm Tech for Taiwan’s Military Air Defense System

Harris has been chosen to provide a next-generation voice over internet protocol communication system for Taiwan’s air defense service. The company said Tuesday its IP-based Voice Communication System for the 21st Century offering will help modernize the air defense system in Taiwan and reduce the country’s reliance on traditional point-to-point communications platforms. Harris will install VCS21 systems across multiple facilities …

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Taiwan’s Aerospace Industrial Development Corp. Begins F-16 Modernization Work

Taiwan’s state-owned aerospace firm has begun to upgrade four Lockheed Martin-built F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft for the country’s air force, Defense News reported Tuesday. Mike Yeo writes Aerospace Industrial Development Corp. said it expects to complete modernization work on 144 F-16s within six years at its Taichung facility. According to the …

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Navy Picks 3 Small Businesses to Install, Uninstall Surface EW Systems

The U.S. Navy has awarded Prism Maritime, Stimulus Engineering Services and Superior Marine Solutions spots on a potential four-year, $50 million contract to install or de-install surface electronic warfare systems for various ship hulls. The Defense Department said Tuesday contractors will compete for task orders to perform ship changes and ordnance alterations outside Chief of Naval Operations …

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IHS Reports ‘Record-Breaking’ $65B in 2015 Global Defense Trade

IHS has reported a “record-breaking” $65 billion in global defense trade for 2015 after examining trends worldwide across 65 countries based on 40,000 programs in the firm’s Aerospace, Defense & Security’s markets forecast database. IHS said Monday the Global Defense Trade Report noted the Middle East as the largest importing region with an approximate $21.6 billion in …

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General Dynamics Awarded FMS Contract to Support Logistics for Taiwan IMSE System

General Dynamics landed a $34.7 million foreign military sale contract to provide logistics support for Taiwan’s Improved Mobile Subscriber Equipment system. The Defense Department said Friday the firm-fixed-price, multi-year contract has an estimated completion date of Dec. 28, 2019. General Dynamics will carry out work in Taiwan. The mobile subscriber equipment system is the U.S …

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Lockheed Puts New Northrop AESA Radars In F-16V Jet

Lockheed Martin has completed the integration of Northrop Grumman‘s Scalable Agile Beam Radar into the F-16V aircraft as part of a design review stage in the U.S. Air Force‘s F-16 modernization program. Lockheed said Wednesday that the active electronically scanned array radar meets its requirements and those of the Air Force as they aim to launch the F-16V variant in …

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Northrop, Lockheed Continue Air Force F-16 Radar Project; Skip Wagner Comments

Northrop Grumman is working with Lockheed Martin to upgrade radars for the U.S. Air Force‘s fleet of F-16 aircraft, aiming to extend the airplane’s lifespan beyond 2025. Salable Agile Beam Radars contain mapping and auto-targeting features and are intended to upgrade the plane’s situational awareness, Northrop said Wednesday. Skip Wagner, Northrop’s ISR and targeting systems …

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