Category Archives: Countermeasures

Rafael’s Trophy Active Protection System selected for integration on the UK’s Challenger 3 Main Battle Tank

Rafael’s Trophy Active Protection System selected for integration on the UK’s Challenger 3 Main Battle Tank Tel Aviv, June 24, 2021 – Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. announces that its Trophy Active Protection System (APS) for armored vehicles has been … Continue reading

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A NEW French-Australian team for SEA 1905 : ECA GROUP and TMT sign an MoU for the Mine Countermeasures program of the Royal Australian Navy

A NEW French-Australian team for SEA 1905 : ECA GROUP and TMT sign an MoU for the Mine Countermeasures program of the Royal Australian Navy Australian company Total Marine Technology (TMT) and the French company ECA GROUP have signed a … Continue reading

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RAFAEL at IDEX and NAVDEX 2021

Rafael is coming to IDEX and NAVDEX, Abu Dhabi 2021 Tel Aviv, February 11, 2021 – Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. of Israel, is proud to participate in the IDEX and NAVDEX 2021 Defense Exhibitions in Abu Dhabi, February 21st … Continue reading

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HENSOLDT signs cooperation agreement with Fraunhofer IOSB for laser development

The collaboration will develop future-proof lasers for self-protection systems Test setup of a high-power thulium fiber laser for optronic countermeasures at Fraunhofer IOSB. (Photo: Fraunhofer IOSB.) Taufkirchen, Germany, 25 January 2021 – HENSOLDT and Fraunhofer IOSB in Ettlingen, Germany, have … Continue reading

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INDRA WILL EQUIP 24 SPANISH NH90 HELICOPTERS WITH THE MAXIMUM SURVIVAL CAPABILITY FOR 111 MILLION EUROS

· It will develop one of the most advanced threat alerters to date: fully digitized and with the ability to instantly cover the whole bandwidth · It will also implement its InShield DIRCM countermeasure system that protects the aircraft against … Continue reading

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On track to the 4π Meta Sensor-Effector-System

The FCMS consortium is setting course for the future Taufkirchen, Germany, 2 November 2020 – After signing the Future Combat Mission System consortium agreement during the Paris Air Show a good year ago, FCMS GbR presented its capabilities and strategic … Continue reading

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HENSOLDT receives Xpeller order from South America

The Xpeller variants now procured consist of a customer-optimized combination of EO/IR sensor technology, radar, RF detection as well as jamming as a countermeasure to defend against intruding drones. (Photo: HENSOLDT.) Taufkirchen, Germany, 06 October 2020 – In recent years, … Continue reading

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HENSOLDT further develops its self-protection system MUSS

MUSS 2.0 will be available for the second lot of the PUMA. (Photo: PSM.) Taufkirchen, Germany, 02 September 2020 – “We have fundamentally revised and repositioned our technology,” explained Dr Oliver Rudow, Head of Business Line Countermeasures & Ground Protection … Continue reading

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ECA GROUP to detect buried sea mines – always moving one step ahead in naval mine countermeasures

ECA GROUP and SOACSY recently signed a licensing agreement giving ECA GROUP exclusive rights to exploit its developments using seaCHIRP® technology based on SAS (Synthetic Aperture Sonar) for the detection of buried naval mines. Naval mines are a real threat … Continue reading

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INDRA LEADS THE EUROPEAN PROJECT THAT WILL GIVE CONTROL OF RADIOELECTRIC SPACE TO FIGHTERS AND AIRCRAFT

· Eleven European companies coordinated by Indra are working on the CROWN project, an initiative selected by the EU within the Preparatory Action for Defense Research (PADR) · Together they will design a key element to integrate communications, radar and … Continue reading

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INDRA LEADS THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN ELECTRONIC PROTECTION SYSTEM KEY FOR EUROPEAN AIR SUPERIORITY

  . This technology is essential for aircraft to operate in hostile territory under the threat of the latest air defense systems · Spain will work together with France, Italy, Germany and Sweden within the EU Permanent Cooperation Structure in … Continue reading

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Launching K-CEMA Jupiter at DSEI 2019

UNDERSTAND | INNOVATE | PROTECT KIRINTEC SPECIALISES IN THE DESIGN OF INNOVATIVE COUNTER-IED, COUNTER-UAS AND CEMA TECHNOLOGY. WE DELIVER BATTLE PROVEN CAPABILITIES ACROSS THE WORLD. We are exhibiting at DSEI from 10-13th of September on stand N10-270, where we will … Continue reading

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ADDITIONAL TROPHY ACTIVE PROTECTION SYSTEMS PROVIDED FOR U.S. ARMY & MARINE CORPS

  January 9, 2019 – Leonardo DRS, Inc. announced today that it has been awarded an indefinite contract action initially worth $79.6 million to provide the U.S. Army and Marine Corps with additional  This brings the total funded value of … Continue reading

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INDRA SIGNS A CONTRACT TO PROVIDE THE GERMAN NAVY’S NEW K130 CORVETTES WITH ITS RIGEL ELECTRONIC DEFENSE SYSTEMS

· It is a state-of-the-art solution that incorporates the most advanced digital reception technology to guarantee maximum detection range and sensitivity and to counteract any radar signal · It provides a remarkable superiority to operate in the most complex environments, … Continue reading

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HENSOLDT Showcases Portable Counter-UAV System-EUROSATORY 2018 (Continued)

“XpellerGear” also provides protection against radio-controlled bombs. Munich/Paris, 7 June 2018 – At Eurosatory, the international defense and securityexhibition in Paris, the sensor solutions provider HENSOLDT will be showcasing for the firsttime a portable version of its counter-UAV system Xpeller, … Continue reading

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IF YOU ARE ATTENDING N.T.O.A. IN LOUISVILLE BE SHURE TO VISIT MORPHIX TECHNOLOGIES

We’re presently working on a review of the company’s Trace X explosives test kit and I found it expedient, simple to use, your operator does not need to be a chemist. It’s about as sailor proof as you can make … Continue reading

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NSWC Maryland Orders AN/PLT-5 Back-Packable Jammers

The Naval Surface Warfare Center at Indian Head, Md., announced a $29.5 million contract modification for back-packable anti-IED electronic jammers to help bomb disposal crews block signals that could be used to explode a bomb or other device. The contract … Continue reading

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MILIPOL 2015 RAPISCAN SYSTEMS COUNTER BOMBER

The CounterBomber® system is capable of automatically detecting suicide vests and other person-borne threats at distances outside of the blast danger zone. CounterBomber® has been extensively tested by the US Government, and has been fielded to US Armed Forces as … Continue reading

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Phantom Technologies Will Be Exhibiting At Milipol 2015

Phantom Technologies expertise is in the r.f. world and in an era where everything is digital anything remotely analog is magic, but so are the products they develop. High-end convoy, cellular and tactical jammers Jamming system for military or civilian … Continue reading

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The Angela Nettlefold Memorial Appeal For Careers

  The December issue of BATTLESPACE is a Special Issue commemorating the War in Afghanistan and the men and women who fought in it. All proceeds will be donated to SSAFA in aid of The Angela Nettlefold Memorial Fund for … Continue reading

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Exelis Individual Soldier System (ISS)

Let me open by thanking Tim White, Andy Dunn, Mike Meyer and Jorge Petrovic for their time and generosity in taking me through the many systems Exelis is delivering today, all of which play significant roles in Battle Space Management. … Continue reading

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Electromagnetic Pulse Weapons (EMP) Are Closer Than You Think.

Long a favorite of Hollywood screen writers and movie makers is the energy weapon. These devices, referred to in the trade as EMPs or Electromagnetic Pulse weapons, are much closer to production than you think. All of the major economies … Continue reading

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Elbit Systems and Boeing Announce Directed IR Countermeasures Systems For Boeing Platforms.

Of major concern to aircraft, be it military or commercial, is the threat of Man-portable Air Defense Systems or MPADS. These anti-aircraft missiles are easily transported and can be fired from anywhere with a high degree of success. The companies … Continue reading

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