Aerospace & Defense News - Defense Africa / Middle East.


Jun 21, 2009

Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin has signed a foreign military sales contract to deliver Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods (ATPs) to the Royal Saudi Air Force. This is the first phase of a multi-year USD100 million precision sensor modernization program to replace Lockheed Martin LANTIRN targeting and navigation pods used aboard Royal Saudi Air Force F-15S aircraft since the mid 1990s. Jun 15, 2009


Raytheon Company's Airborne Stand-off Radar system that has been deployed twice to Afghanistan in support of coalition forces will be on display at the Paris Air Show. ASTOR is a sophisticated air-to-ground surveillance system that provides 24-hour, all-weather actionable intelligence. The ASTOR system comprises five Sentinel aircraft, six tactical ground stations, two operational-level ground station units, support vehicles, and an extensive and sophisticated support...

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