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August 25, 2016
TECH SPACE
Northrop Grumman to Provide Navigation System for German Satellite
Woodland Hills CA (SPX) Aug 25, 2016
Northrop Grumman has been awarded a contract from OHB System AG to supply the space inertial reference system for Germany's SARah satellite-based radar reconnaissance system. Northrop Grumman will supply its Scalable Space Inertial Reference Unit-L (Scalable SIRU-L) for sensor pointing/stabilization and attitude control on the SARah satellite-based radar reconnaissance system. This contract marks the first international application of the new Scalable SIRU-L configuration. Derived from ... read more

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TECH SPACE

Raytheon awarded $92 million Navy radar contract
Raytheon has been awarded a $92 million U.S. Navy contract for engineering and manufacturing development of the Enterprise Air Surveillance Radar, or EASR, the company announced Friday. ... more
TECH SPACE

Saab gets Australian army air defense and radar contract
Saab has signed a contract with the Australian Defense Force to upgrade RBS 70 air defense and Giraffe AMB radar systems, the company announced Monday. ... more
SATURN DAILY

Methane-Filled Canyons Line Titan's Surface
Liquid methane-filled canyons hundreds of meters deep with walls as steep as ski slopes etch the surface of Titan, researchers report in a new study. The new findings provide the first direct eviden ... more
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TECH SPACE

Trust Automation gets Lockheed contract for Q-53 radar
Trust Automation announced on Tuesday its fifth manufacturing contract with Lockheed Martin for work on the Q-53 radar's vehicle automation system. ... more


SOLAR SCIENCE

1967 solar storm nearly took US to brink of war
A solar storm that jammed radar and radio communications at the height of the Cold War could have led to a disastrous military conflict if not for the U.S. Air Force's budding efforts to monitor the ... more

Transition from Operations to Decommissioning by Preparing a Safe, Cost-Effective Shut Down and Waste Management Strategy


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SUPERPOWERS

China installs radar in disputed waters: Japanese media
China has installed a radar with potential military functions in a disputed area of the East China Sea, Japanese media said Sunday, in the latest flare-up of tensions between the two countries. ... more
CHIP TECH

A new generation of electron devices makes waves, trillions of them each second
Normal radios operate in kilohertz (kHz) and megahertz (MHz) frequencies, bandwidths corresponding to electromagnetic oscillations in the thousands and millions of cycles per second ranges, respecti ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Global climate models do not easily downscale for regional predictions

Humans have caused climate change for 180 years

Japan takes aid show to Africa in China's shadow

Giant cruise ship heads to Arctic on pioneering journey

Boko Haram's Shekau 'wounded' in air strike: Nigeria

Study quantifies haze's role in China's urban heat island effect

Friends become foes when environments become 'benign'

WATER WORLD

CryoSat sets new standard for measuring sea levels
Trying to measure sea levels around rugged coastlines is not always an easy task. ESA's CryoSat satellite is making a difference with its radar altimeter. Sea level is a very sensitive indicator of ... more
MISSILE DEFENSE

Raytheon gets $130 million missile defense contract modification
Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems has been awarded a $132 million contract modification for work on the Ballistic Missile Defense System's X-band radar. ... more
TECH SPACE

U.S. Army delivers Q-36 Firefinder radar to Ukrainian military
The U.S. Army delivered AN-TPQ-36 Firefinder radar systems to the Ukrainian military, the service's Security Assistance Command said Wednesday. ... more
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TECH SPACE

Lockheed Martin's INFIRNO sensor makes first Black Hawk flight
Lockheed Martin's INFIRNO sensor system recently completed its maiden flight on an H-60 Black Hawk helicopter, the company announced. ... more
SHAKE AND BLOW

Better understanding post-earthquake fault movement
Preparation and good timing enabled Gareth Funning and a team of researchers to collect a unique data set following the 2014 South Napa earthquake that showed different parts of the fault, sometimes ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Spherical tokamak as model for next steps in fusion energy

The first autonomous, entirely soft robot

Chinese sci-fi prepares to master the universe

Silicon nanoparticles trained to juggle light

Nanofur for oil spill cleanup

Battery you can swallow could enable future ingestible medical devices

Scientists develop nanofur material to soak up oil

TECH SPACE

New record in microwave detection
Aalto University scientists have broken the world record by fourteen fold in the energy resolution of thermal photodetection. The record was made using a partially superconducting microwave detector ... more
MILTECH

Raytheon, USAF test small diameter bomb II system
Raytheon and the U.S. Air Force are beginning to flight test the Small Diameter Bomb II, or SDB II, in coordinate attack and laser illuminated attack modes, the company said Monday. ... more
TECH SPACE

Raytheon to help develop new Army radar
Raytheon has received a $1.1 million grant from the Army Research Laboratory to develop technology for the Army's next-generation radar program, the company announced Monday. ... more
MISSILE DEFENSE

Raytheon's air and missile defense radar to be tested
Raytheon has delivered the first AN/SPY-6(V) air and missile defense radar early to the U.S. Navy's Pacific Missile Range Facility in Hawaii, the company announced Thursday. ... more
MILTECH

State Dept. approves $300 million parts sale to Israel
The U.S. State Department has approved a proposed $300 million sale of excess SH-60F Sea Hawk helicopter equipment and support to Israel. ... more

UAV NEWS

Teaching drones about the birds and the bees
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) of the future will be able to visually coordinate their flight and navigation just like birds and flying insects do, without needing human input, radar or even GPS sa ... more
SUPERPOWERS

Chinese, Japanese warplanes in close encounter
Beijing and Tokyo were at loggerheads Tuesday over accusations Japanese warplanes locked their fire control radar onto Chinese aircraft, as state-run Chinese media said the country needed to be ready for "military confrontation" elsewhere. ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Global climate models do not easily downscale for regional predictions

Humans have caused climate change for 180 years

Japan takes aid show to Africa in China's shadow

Giant cruise ship heads to Arctic on pioneering journey

Boko Haram's Shekau 'wounded' in air strike: Nigeria

Study quantifies haze's role in China's urban heat island effect

Friends become foes when environments become 'benign'





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UAV NEWS

Lockheed's Q-53 shows drone tracking capability

WIND DAILY

More wind power added to French grid

ROCKET SCIENCE

N.Korean missile reached 1,000 kilometre-altitude: Japan

MISSILE NEWS

Below the Radar: Russia's S-400, S-500 Set to Become Invisible to Enemies

TECH SPACE

Serco gets $38 million missile radar contract

OIL AND GAS

Giant sinkholes near West Texas oil patch towns are growing

TECH SPACE

Thales unveils Ground Master 60 mobile radar

AEROSPACE

Danish parliament approves F-35 buy

UAV NEWS

Interest in IAI's Drone Guard counter-drone system grows

EARTH OBSERVATION

Mapping that sinking feeling

Slowing of landslide flows reflects California's drying climate

SpaceDataHighway: first laser transmission of an image taken by the Sentinel 1A satellite

Multifunction Phase Array Radar (MPAR)

SwRI scientists discover evidence of ice age at Martian north pole

BAE gets U.S. Air Force radar contract

NASA Radar Finds Ice Age Record in Mars' Polar Cap

FLIR Systems launches ground surveillance products



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