Subscribe to our free daily newsletters
. 24/7 Space News .




Subscribe to our free daily newsletters



TECH SPACE
Saab launches Giraffe 1X radar in U.S. market
by Geoff Ziezulewicz
Washington (UPI) Oct 4, 2016


disclaimer: image is for illustration purposes only

Saab has launched its land-based Giraffe 1X radar in the U.S. market, the company announced Monday.

The new, compact radar system offers advanced capabilities against small targets, along with the capacity to address multiple threat types, the company said in a statement.

The company also said it plans to transfer the system's intellectual property to its subsidiary, Saab Defense and Security USA, to meet the needs of the American market.

Officials said the move will accelerate U.S. troops fielding the capability while reducing cost and risk.

Giraffe 1X offers short-range air defense, sense-and-warn capabilities and counter-drone and counter-rocket, artillery and mortar functions.

It is mountable on vehicles, vessels and fixed installations.

Quantum Imaging gets Multi-spectral Targeting System contract
Washington (UPI) Oct 4, 2016 - Quantum Imaging has been awarded a $8 million U.S. Navy contract for the Multi-spectral Targeting System array of military aircraft cameras.

The firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a five-year ordering period covers short-wave infrared camera assemblies, visible-near infrared camera, low-light scientific complementary metal-oxide semiconductor camera, repairs and provisioning item order spare parts for the system.

The cameras are part of the supplies required for the replacement and sustainment of the Multi-spectral Targeting System configurations that support Navy, Army and Air Force aircraft.

These systems provide intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, detection, identification and targeting capability in day and night operations for manned and unmanned platforms.

Work will be performed in Colorado and has an expected completion date of September 2021.

The Naval Surface Warfare Center is the contracting entity.


Thanks for being here;
We need your help. The SpaceDaily news network continues to grow but revenues have never been harder to maintain.

With the rise of Ad Blockers, and Facebook - our traditional revenue sources via quality network advertising continues to decline. And unlike so many other news sites, we don't have a paywall - with those annoying usernames and passwords.

Our news coverage takes time and effort to publish 365 days a year.

If you find our news sites informative and useful then please consider becoming a regular supporter or for now make a one off contribution.

SpaceDaily Contributor
$5 Billed Once


credit card or paypal
SpaceDaily Monthly Supporter
$5 Billed Monthly


paypal only

.


Related Links
Space Technology News - Applications and Research






Comment on this article via your Facebook, Yahoo, AOL, Hotmail login.

Share this article via these popular social media networks
del.icio.usdel.icio.us DiggDigg RedditReddit GoogleGoogle

Previous Report
TECH SPACE
Raytheon to begin production planning for AN/TPY-2 radars
Tewksbury, Mass. (UPI) Sep 30, 2016
Raytheon will begin incorporating Gallium Nitride components for the U.S. Missile Defense Agency's existing and future AN/TPY-2 radars. The alterations are set to begin following a contract modification that tasks Raytheon with transitioning the radars away from Gallium Arsenide technology. Company officials say the modifications aim to modernize missile defense radars, and drive down o ... read more


TECH SPACE
Exploration Team Shoots for the Moon with Water-Propelled Satellite

Space tourists eye $150mln Soyuz lunar flyby

Roscosmos to spend $7.5Mln studying issues of manned lunar missions

Lockheed Martin, NASA Ink Deal for SkyFire Infrared Lunar Discovery Satellite

TECH SPACE
MAHRS on Mars: Looking at Weather and Habitat on the Surface

Elon Musk envisions 'fun' trips to Mars colony

Elon Musk envisions 'fun' but dangerous trips to Mars

Pacamor Kubar Bearings awarded contract to support Mars 2020 Mission

TECH SPACE
Space Traffic Management May Soon be Here

Software star Google expected to flex hardware muscle

California dreamin' for Chinese investors in US

Yoyager's Golden Record not just for aliens anymore

TECH SPACE
Tiangong-2 space lab enters preset orbit for docking with manned spacecraft

Batch production of Long March 5 underway

Chinese Space Lab Tiangong-2 Ready to Dock With Manned Spacecraft

Scientific experiment apparatuses on Tiangong-2 put into operation

TECH SPACE
NASA, JAXA Focus on Maximizing Scientific Output From Space Station

Manned launch of Soyuz MS-02 maybe postponed to Nov 1

Russia cancels manned space launch over 'technical' issues

US astronauts complete spacewalk for ISS maintenance

TECH SPACE
Arianespace to launch satellites for Australia and India with Ariane 5

Launch of Atlas V Rocket With WorldView-4 Satellite Postponed Till October

Rocket agreement marks countdown to New Zealand's first space launch

Parallel launch preparations put Ariane 5 on track for next launch

TECH SPACE
Protoplanetary Disk Around a Young Star Exhibits Spiral Structure

New Low-Mass Objects Could Help Refine Planetary Evolution

Pluto's heart sheds light on a possible buried ocean

Hubble Finds Planet Orbiting Pair of Stars

TECH SPACE
Raytheon to begin production planning for AN/TPY-2 radars

Scientists and Engineers Evaluate Orion Radiation Protection Plan

Digital photography: The future of small-scale manufacturing

Indonesian scavengers scrape a living by recycling




Memory Foam Mattress Review
Newsletters :: SpaceDaily :: SpaceWar :: TerraDaily :: Energy Daily
XML Feeds :: Space News :: Earth News :: War News :: Solar Energy News






The content herein, unless otherwise known to be public domain, are Copyright 1995-2017 - Space Media Network. All websites are published in Australia and are solely subject to Australian law and governed by Fair Use principals for news reporting and research purposes. AFP, UPI and IANS news wire stories are copyright Agence France-Presse, United Press International and Indo-Asia News Service. ESA news reports are copyright European Space Agency. All NASA sourced material is public domain. Additional copyrights may apply in whole or part to other bona fide parties. All articles labeled "by Staff Writers" include reports supplied to Space Media Network by industry news wires, PR agencies, corporate press officers and the like. Such articles are individually curated and edited by Space Media Network staff on the basis of the report's information value to our industry and professional readership. Advertising does not imply endorsement, agreement or approval of any opinions, statements or information provided by Space Media Network on any Web page published or hosted by Space Media Network. Privacy Statement