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August 18, 2017
AEROSPACE
Lockheed Martin to hire 1,000 more workers for F-35 production in Fort Worth



Washington (UPI) Aug 16, 2017
Lockheed Martin is planning to hire 1,000 workers for F-35 Lightning II fighter production at its plant in Fort Worth, Texas. The company will hold a job fair on Aug. 29th seeking people skilled in electrical and structural assembly, aircraft mechanics and low-observable material coating. Low-observable or radar absorbent materials are a key part of the F-35s stealth design to avoid enemy radar detection. Lockheed said it hopes to issue 800 to 1,000 letters of intent that same day out of ... read more

TECH SPACE
Air Force tests new radar receivers for rescue helicopters
Washington (UPI) Aug 16, 2017
The U.S. Air Force has successfully tested Lockheed Martin's AN/APR-52 radar warning receiver, and the device has achieved Technical Level 6 status. ... more
TECH SPACE
BAE Systems reveals iMOTR radar system
Washington (UPI) Aug 8, 2017
BAE Systems today introduced it's new iMOTR mobile multiple-object tracking radar at the Space and Missile Defense Symposium in Huntsville, Ala. ... more
SHAKE AND BLOW
Increased risk of eruption measured for Ecuador's Cotopaxi volcano
Washington (UPI) Aug 7, 2017
Scientists have developed a new algorithm to predict eruptions from Cotopaxi volcano in Ecuador. The latest forecasts suggest an increased risk of hazard for those living nearby. ... more
TECH SPACE
Lockheed to intro radar demonstrator prototype
Washington (UPI) Aug 7, 2017
Lockheed Martin is to debut a space and missile defense radar demonstrator for a system that could eventually replace the current one used by the Patriot. ... more
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TECH SPACE
ARCTEC receives contract for Air Force radar sites in Alaska
Washington (UPI) Jul 31, 2017
ARCTEC Alaska JV has been awarded a $37.9 million contract modification for operations and maintenance services for the Alaska Radar System. ... more
TERROR WARS
Nimitz carrier strike group joins Operation Inherent Resolve
Washington (UPI) Jul 31, 2017
The Nimitz carrier strike group has begun performing combat missions against the Islamic State group in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, the U.S. Navy announced on Monday. ... more
TECH SPACE
Northrop Grumman awarded contracts for P-8 radar systems
Washington (UPI) Jul 3, 2017
Northrop Grumman has received a pair of contracts with a cumulative worth of nearly $30 million for the AN/ALQ-240 Electronic Support Measures system on the P-8 Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft. ... more
ICE WORLD
Giant iceberg in the making
Paris (ESA) Jul 07, 2017
All eyes are on Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf as a deep crack continues to cut across the ice, leaving a huge chunk clinging on. When it eventually gives way, one of the largest icebergs on record ... more
AEROSPACE
Boeing receives contract for engineering, support of E-3 Sentry
Washington (UPI) Jul 10, 2017
Boeing has received a $93 million contract for engineering and technical support for the Air Force's E-3 Airborne Early Warning and Control System radar aircraft. ... more
AEROSPACE
Raytheon to service, upgrade B-2 radar components
Washington (UPI) Jul 10, 2017
Raytheon has received a $50 million for uprades and engineering services for the B-2 Spirit stealth bomber radar system, the Department of Defense announced on Friday. ... more


Australia inks $582.5 million deal with Boeing to upgrade aircraft

MILPLEX
Kelvin Hughes to be sold to Hensoldt
Washington (UPI) Jun 30, 2017
Britain's Kelvin Hughes, a maker of radar sensors, security and navigation products, is being acquired by Hensoldt, an Airbus spinoff company. ... more
TECH SPACE
Seeing the forest through the trees with a new LiDAR system
San Francisco CA (SPX) Jun 28, 2017
Shortly after lasers were first developed in the 1960s, LiDAR - whose name originated as a combination of "light" and "radar" - capitalized on the newly unique precision they offered for measuring b ... more
UAV NEWS
Rafael unveils Drone Dome anti-drone system
Washington DC (UPI) Jun 24, 2017
A radar and laser beam system for detecting and destroying drones has been unveiled at the Paris Air Show by Israel's Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. ... more
MISSILE NEWS
SM-3 Block IIA missile fails intercept test
Washington (UPI) Jun 22, 2017
The U.S. Missile Defense Agency and the Japan Ministry of Defense conducted a intercept test of the Standard Missile-3 Block IIA in the ocean off Hawaii. ... more



NASA, students to study eclipse with high-altitude balloons
Washington (UPI) Aug 16, 2017
Not everyone will be watching next week's eclipse from ground level. As part of the Eclipse Ballooning Project, some 50 high-altitude balloons launched from 20 locations will offer a view of the phenomenon from the edge of space. For those in the path of Monday's total solar eclipse, the star attraction will be skyward. Necks will be craned as moon's path intercepts the sun and casts a ... more
Washington (UPI) Aug 16, 2017
Lockheed Martin to hire 1,000 more workers for F-35 production in Fort Worth
Washington (UPI) Aug 14, 2017
Lockheed Martin receives $24.1M F-35 systems contract
Moscow (AFP) Aug 12, 2017
Women to train as Russian air force pilots
USS John C. Stennis departs for sea trials early after overhaul
Washington (UPI) Aug 14, 2017
The USS John C. Stennis aircraft carrier is underway for sea trials sooner than expected following a 6-month overhaul and upgrade at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton, Wash. The ship has departed three days ahead of schedule despite the Stennis having a much larger overhaul then is normal for a carrier refit. "Overall, the work package was 140 percent above the normal amoun ... more
Washington (UPI) Aug 16, 2017
USS Dwight D. Eisenhower prepares for 6-month overhaul in Norfolk
Washington DC (SPX) Aug 17, 2017
TALONS tested on commissioned US Navy vessel for first time
Washington (UPI) Aug 17, 2017
Navy to commission expeditionary sea base Lewis B. Puller
Harris delivers navigation package for third GPS III satellite
Washington (UPI) Aug 11, 2017
Harris has delivered its third navigation package to Lockheed Martin for use on U.S. Air Force GPS III satellites expected to first launch next year. The navigation system is mostly digital and has computers and atomic clocks shielded against radiation. "We are now in full production and on target to deliver the fourth GPS III navigation payload to Lockheed Martin this fall," Har ... more
Washington (UPI) Jul 17, 2017
IAI, Honeywell Aerospace team for GPS anti-jam system
Colorado Springs CO (SPX) Aug 09, 2017
Lockheed Martin Begins Modernizing Receivers for U.S. Air Force's GPS Signal Monitoring Stations
Moscow (Sputnik) Jul 21, 2017
Russia, China to Set Up Pilot Zone to Test National Navigation Systems
Airbus completes MetOp-C platform/payload coupling
Toulouse, France (SPX) Aug 14, 2017
MetOp-C is the third and final satellite of the first generation of MetOp polar-orbiting meteorological satellites. The payload module of MetOp-C, developed and built by Airbus in Germany, was delivered to Toulouse after it completed a series of tests at ESTEC, the technical centre of the European Space Agency (ESA) in Noordwijk, the Netherlands. The satellite, weighing in at four to ... more
Washington DC (SPX) Aug 16, 2017
Ozone treaty taking a bite out of US greenhouse gas emissions
Edwards AFB CA (SPX) Aug 17, 2017
NASA-led airborne mission studies storm intensification in northern hemisphere
Washington (UPI) Jul 13, 2017
Nickel key to Earth's magnetic field, research shows
ViaSat, Data Link receive $123.4M for MIDS JRTS radios
Washington (UPI) Aug 11, 2017
ViaSat and Data Link Solutions have each received a $123.4 million modification to an existing contract for development and production of the Multifunctional Information Distribution System Joint Tactical Radio System terminals, the Department of Defense announced on Thursday. The contract will go toward purchases for the U.S.military and foreign military sales. The work will be perform ... more
Washington (UPI) Aug 9, 2017
Envistacom wins $10M Army communications contract
Washington DC (SPX) Aug 14, 2017
The Radio Frequency Spectrum plus Machine Learning = equal A New Wave in Radio Technology
Washington (UPI) Jul 21, 2017
82nd Airborne tests in-flight communication system for paratroopers
Lockheed wins Special Operations logistics contract
Washington (UPI) Aug 14, 2017
U.S. Special Operations Command is to receive global logistics and sustainment support services from Lockheed Martin, the company announced on Monday. Lockheed's work as prime contractor for the Special Operations Forces Global Logistics Support Services program comes under a new indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity award, a follow-on award to a 2010 Contractor Logistics Support Serv ... more
Washington (UPI) Aug 16, 2017
SAIC to support Marine Combat Operations Center in $39M task order
Washington (UPI) Jul 17, 2017
LOC Performance receives $49.1 million Bradley upgrade contract
Washington (UPI) Aug 11, 2017
Lockheed Martin receives contract for Squad X infantry technology program
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Kratos receives $46.2 million contract for Saudi Arabian defense services
Washington (UPI) Aug 8, 2017
Kratos Technology and Training Solutions has received a $46.2 million contract for training and technical services in support of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030 defense development goals. The work from the U.S.-based company will primarily be conducted in Saudi Arabia and Orlando, Fla., and is expected to be finished by August 2020. $15.4 million in foreign military sales fund ... more
Washington (UPI) Aug 3, 2017
DOD's acquisition, technology and logistics office to get a makeover
London (AFP) Aug 2, 2017
BAE plans defense hub in Australia; as group profits soar
Tokyo (AFP) July 28, 2017
Japan's scandal-hit defence chief resigns
Jacobs Technology awarded $4.6B contract for missile defense services
Washington (UPI) Aug 9, 2017
Jacobs Technology is receiving a contract with a maximum value of $4.6 billion for services for the Missile Defense Agency, the Department of Defense announced on Wednesday. The services will go toward the Missile Defense Integration and Operations Center and communications and informations technology for MDA. The work will primarily be conducted at Schriever Air Force Base in Colorado, ... more
Tokyo (AFP) Aug 12, 2017
Japan deploys missile defence over N. Korea threat to Guam
Washington (AFP) July 30, 2017
US successfully tests missile intercept system
Seoul (AFP) July 29, 2017
S. Korea speeds up US missile defence over North's missile test
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N.Korean missiles based on motor from ex-Soviet plant: report
Washington (AFP) Aug 14, 2017
North Korea's recent rapid progress in developing a long-range missile appears to have come after it refurbished rocket engines procured from a plant in the former Soviet Union, according to an expert report published Monday. According to Michael Elleman of the International Institute for Strategic Studies, the missiles used in recent North Korean tests were based on the RD-250 engine once m ... more
Kiev (AFP) Aug 16, 2017
Ukraine to probe claim it supplied NKorea missile engine
Washington (UPI) Aug 16, 2017
Raytheon and Lockheed secure contract for foreign Javelin missile sales
Kiev (AFP) Aug 15, 2017
Kiev says engine type 'used in N.Korea missiles' made for Russia
Chinese scientists aim to launch more quantum satellites
Beijing (XNA) Aug 14, 2017
As Chinese scientists accomplish all their planned experiments with the world's first quantum satellite, they are devising new studies and aiming to launch more quantum satellites to build a hack-proof global quantum communications network. China launched the satellite, Quantum Experiments at Space Scale (QUESS), nicknamed "Micius" after a 5th Century B.C. Chinese philosopher and scientist ... more
Washington (AFP) Aug 13, 2017
Silicon Valley's accidental war with the far right
San Francisco (AFP) Aug 12, 2017
Facebook discretely fields China photo-sharing app
Paris (AFP) July 17, 2017
Major cyber-attack as costly as Hurricane Sandy: Lloyd's
Trump praises N. Korean leader's 'wise' decision to halt Guam missile test
New York (AFP) Aug 16, 2017
US President Donald Trump on Wednesday praised North Korea's leader for backing off on plans to fire missiles toward the US Pacific territory of Guam. "Kim Jong-Un of North Korea made a very wise and well reasoned decision. The alternative would have been both catastrophic and unacceptable!" Trump wrote on Twitter. Trump stunned the world last week by warning North Korea it faced "fire a ... more
Seoul (AFP) Aug 18, 2017
Joint exercises could send Korea tensions soaring again
United Nations, United States (AFP) Aug 16, 2017
UN chief offers help in N.Korea diplomacy efforts
Seoul (AFP) Aug 15, 2017
China, Russia push talks as N. Korea steps back from missile launches
SpaceX launches super-computer to space station
Miami (AFP) Aug 14, 2017
SpaceX on Monday blasted off its unmanned Dragon cargo ship toward the International Space Station, carrying a host of science experiments and the most powerful computer ever sent into orbit. "Three, two, one, and liftoff," a SpaceX commentator said as the white Falcon 9 rocket climbed into the blue sky over Cape Canaveral, Florida at 12:31 pm (1631 GMT). Three minutes after launch, the ... more
Washington (AFP) Aug 15, 2017
NASA: let's say something to Voyager 1 on 40th anniversary of launch
Washington DC (SPX) Aug 14, 2017
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Washington DC (SPX) Jul 17, 2017
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SHIIVER tank arrives at NASA's Marshall Center for spray-on foam insulation
Huntsville AL (SPX) Aug 16, 2017
A technical challenge that NASA is working to solve is how to maintain very cold liquid propellants to be used as fuel for deep space missions. Heat intercept concepts such as advanced insulation blankets, foam insulation and vapor-based cooling will be evaluated with the Structural Heat Intercept Insulation Vibration Evaluation Rig or SHIIVER, which arrived Aug. 10 at NASA's Marshall Space Flig ... more
Miami (AFP) Aug 16, 2017
'Dragon captured' as cargo arrives at space station
Miami (AFP) Aug 13, 2017
SpaceX launches super-computer to space station
Washington DC (SPX) Aug 17, 2017
New thruster design increases efficiency for future spaceflight
US-led strikes kill 17 in Syria's Raqa: monitor
Beirut (AFP) Aug 16, 2017
US-led coalition air strikes on the Islamic State group's remaining territory in Syria's Raqa city killed 17 civilians on Wednesday, including children, a monitor said. The coalition is providing air support in the form of heavy air strikes for the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) militia as it battles to oust IS from its onetime stronghold. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Brita ... more
Bogota (AFP) Aug 16, 2017
Colombia gives protection to demobilized FARC
Geneva (AFP) Aug 17, 2017
IS-held Raqa 'worst place' in Syria: UN
Dubai (AFP) Aug 14, 2017
Yemen air raids exceed rate last year: UN
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Archinaut Project conducts first large-scale 3D build in space-like environment
Huntsville AL (SPX) Aug 16, 2017
Archinaut, a NASA Technology Demonstration Mission (TDM) project developing cutting-edge technology to build and assemble complex hardware and supersized structures on demand in space, achieved an unprecedented milestone this summer. "To our knowledge, this is the first time additive manufacturing has been successfully tested on such a large scale in the vacuum and temperature conditions o ... more
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Air Force tests new radar receivers for rescue helicopters
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SpaceX on Monday blasted off its unmanned Dragon cargo ship toward the International Space Station, carrying a host of science experiments and the most powerful computer ever sent into orbit. "Three, two, one, and liftoff," a SpaceX commentator said as the white Falcon 9 rocket climbed into the blue sky over Cape Canaveral, Florida at 12:31 pm (1631 GMT). Three minutes after launch, the ... more
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