Helicopters in the military perform a variety of roles. Some are built specifically...
- Advanced military helicopters: how function dictates capability
- Finding enemy radars by Moonlight
- Opinion: making cybersecurity collaboration work on a global scale
- International collaboration on cyber warfare: an essential plan, but is it realistic?
- Raytheon and USAF to modernise legacy space debris tracking system
Advanced military helicopters: how function dictates capability
Helicopters in the military perform a variety of roles. Some are built specifically for speed and attack while others offer transport and support functions. What are some of the best-known advanced military helicopters and what types of operations are they used for?
Finding enemy radars by Moonlight
Determining the location of an enemy radar system in real time is essential to protect military personnel and equipment, but existing methods of finding them are labour intensive. The UK Ministry of Defence’s Defence and Security Technology Laboratory (Dstl) has developed an artificial intelligence solution dubbed Moonlight to gather accurate, real-time information on them to help support military missions.
RoKAF deploys domestically built precision approach radar
The Republic of Korea Air Force (RoKAF) has reportedly deployed a domestically developed radar system known as the Precision Approach Radar (PAR).
Pakistan Air Force receives AEW&C radar equipment from Saab
The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has reportedly received radar equipment from Swedish firm Saab at Base Nur Khan in Chaklala, Rawalpindi.
Hughes to support USAF Protected Tactical Enterprise Service programme
Hughes Network Systems has received a contract to support the development of mission management system and joint hub for US Air Force’s (USAF) $383m next-generation Satcom ground system.
Opinion: making cybersecurity collaboration work on a global scale
French President Emmanuel Macron launched an initiative during the Paris Peace Forum last November calling for international standards on cybersecurity and cyber warfare. More than 50 nations signed the Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace, but with a number of key players refusing to participate the endeavour has been called into question.
BAE Systems unveils software-defined radio assembly for space missions
BAE Systems has launched a general software-defined radio (SDR) assembly to offer flexibility, on-orbit reprogramming and signals processing for commercial and US Department of Defense space applications.
International collaboration on cyber warfare: an essential plan, but is it realistic?
The French president has launched an initiative to tackle malicious actors in cyberspace, backed by some 50 nations. International collaboration is essential for cybersecurity, but how realistic is it? Andrew Tunnicliffe talks to cyber experts to find out.
Northrop Grumman completes GEM 63 motor’s second ground test
Northrop Grumman has completed the second ground test of a 63in diameter Graphite Epoxy Motor (GEM 63), which is designed for use on United Launch Alliance’s (ULA) Atlas V launch vehicle.
Raytheon and USAF to modernise legacy space debris tracking system
A Raytheon-led consortium is partnering with the US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) to modernise and simplify the legacy space debris tracking and monitoring system Space Defense Operations Center (SPADOC).
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