Science & Defence Technology

Intelsat names seasoned executive, national security expert to head Intelsat General unit

Intelsat has appointed William Shernit as president of its Intelsat General subsidiary.Intelsat announced today the appointment of William Shernit as the new...

Tellumat announces radar transponder contract

Tellumat has landed an order for X-band transponders from the Airports Authority of India.South African communications and defence electronics company, Tellumat, has...

SAP Records Management achieves international certification

SAP Records Management has been certified as compliant with the US Department of Defence standard DoD 5015.2-STD, says NokusaEI.Most international electronic records...

Dell launches its first semi-rugged notebook in EMEA

Dell has introduced the Latitude ATG D620 notebook computer for customers who work in challenging conditions.Dell today introduced the Latitude ATG D620...

Boeing, US demonstrate airborne networking

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In this World Wide Wrap: Boeing, US demonstrate airborne networking, ATK tests Precision Guidance Kit, Lockheed in $3m deal to continue missile...

Lockheed Martin tests solid-state radar antenna

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In this World Wide Wrap: Lockheed Martin tests solid-state radar antenna, BAE demonstrates passive geo-location technology, SAIC wins Defence Threat Reduction Agency...

Germany procures mobile digital radio system

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In this IT in defence World Wide Wrap: Germany procures mobile digital radio system, BAE`s interoperable tech patented, TSAT, ALT interoperability demonstrated,...

SA Army offers R27m for C2 system

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Several vendors have submitted bids to the SA Army for an ICT-driven battle management system.The SA Army plans to spend R27 million on...

Netherlands orders datalink management systems

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In this IT in defence World Wide Wrap: Netherlands orders datalink management systems, Boeing demonstrates AAR capability, Joint Fires combines simulation with...

SA should leverage advantage from military datalink

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Saab Grintek needs to convince buyers – and the SANDF – that SA has world class technology.Saab Grintek is mulling ways to...

Solider communications systems evolve

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In this week`s IT in defence World Wide Wrap: Solider communications systems evolve, Aegis demonstrates open architecture, and BAE systems flight control...

Simulation software could ease 2010

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Soccer World Cup organisers and city managers would do well to test disaster management plans using available software.Cybersim, a Pretoria-based simulation and...

US unveils spy version of Wikipedia

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The US intelligence community has unveiled its own secretive version of Wikipedia.The US intelligence community has unveiled its own secretive version of...

Elbit Systems wins $18m comms deal with Africa

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Tadiran Communications has signed an $18 million contract to supply tactical communications equipment to Africa by 2007.Tadiran Communications, a subsidiary of Elbit...

Bionix boosts 3G networked capability

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In this IT in defence World Wide Wrap: Bionix boosts 3G networked capability, Defence Technology Strategy published, Boeing completes software-defined radio, Thales...

Nigeria selects Saab Grintek communications equipment

The Nigerian Army has implemented Saab Grintek communication equipment on 25 boats patrolling the Niger Delta.Nigerian Army patrol boats on active peace...

Tactical intelligence goes hi-tech 

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In an effort to advance military intelligence, the SA army has embarked on Project Cytoon.The SA army is looking at re-equipping its...

Defence force wants ICT support

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The time for ICT in the military has arrived, says the SANDF.The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) is courting the ICT...

Tanzanian army deploys ERP

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The Tanzanian defence force is implementing asset management software.Commercial software developer Mincom Africa has secured a contract with the Tanzanian People`s Defense...

US army depot expands use of RFID

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In this IT in defence World Wide Wrap: Canada explores simulation, modelling tech, US army depot expands use of RFID tech, and...

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