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July 31, 2015
Canada to Buy Israeli Iron Dome Technology
Washington DC (Sputnik) Jul 30, 2015
Canada will acquire radar technology similar to Israel's Iron Dome Air Defense System to be delivered as early as 2017 to boost the country's defense capabilities, the Canadian Department of National Defense announced in a statement on Wednesday. "Much like Israel's successful Iron Dome radar technology, the Medium Ranger Radar system will be able to instantly track enemy fire aimed at Canadian Armed Forces personnel and help keep them safe during operations," Canada's Defense Minister Jason Kenney was quoted as saying. ... read more
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U.S. military service buys Israeli radar for testing
A tactical surveillance radar for force and border protection applications from RADA Electronic Industries has been bought for testing by the U.S. military. ... more

Canada buying radar from Rheinmetall Canada and Elta Systems
Canada's Department of National Defense has contracted Rheinmetall-Canada and Elta Systems for the provision of medium-range radar. ... more

Canada to purchase Iron Dome-like radar systems
Canada said Wednesday it will buy missile defense radars modeled after Israel's Iron Dome from German defense contractor Rheinmetall. ... more
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Oklahoma weather radar picks up massive Texas bug swarm
A swarm of grasshoppers and beetles is headed from Texas to Oklahoma, having last been spotted by weather radar near the Red River border on Wednesday. ... more


Europe's Eighth NATO Radar Operational in Hungary
The construction of a new 3D radio-radar at Medina in Southern Hungary began in October 2012. The facility is aimed at protecting the aerial space over all NATO countries. A new NATO 3D radar ... more
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NATO orders deployable 3D air defense radars
NATO is enhancing its air defense radar capabilities with the addition of Lanza 3D longe-range deployable radar from Indra of Spain. ... more

Summer School radar obs shine new light on near-Earth asteroid
A team of scientists participating in a radio astronomy summer school had the unexpected opportunity to observe a recently discovered near-Earth asteroid as it zipped past our planet on July 7. The ... more
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NASA could help keep large unmanned aircraft clear of commercial planes

China holds anti-terror drill at Xinjiang airport


Solving the gravitational N-body problem in general relativity
Recent experiments have successfully tested Einstein's general theory of relativity in a variety of ways and to remarkable precision. These experiments included spacecraft Doppler tracking, planetar ... more

Advanced radar to feature on upgraded Singapore fighters
The government of Singapore has detailed the upgrade of its fleet of F-16 fighters, which first entered service with its military in 1998. ... more

RADA Electronics receives radar order
Israel's RADA Electronic Industries has announced it is to produce a tactical air surveillance radar system for an unidentified European defense contractor. ... more
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Sea-based radar market tipped to grow over 10 years
A 10-year study of the sea-based radar market indicates it will grow to an estimated $13.037 billion, with production accounting for 61 percent of market value. ... more

Hot lava flows discovered on Venus
ESA's Venus Express has found the best evidence yet for active volcanism on Earth's neighbour planet. Seeing the planet's surface is extremely difficult due to its thick atmosphere, but radar observ ... more
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US envoy says 'patience has run out' over South Sudan


NASA Joins North Sea Oil Cleanup Training Exercise
NASA participated for the first time in Norway's annual oil spill cleanup exercise in the North Sea on June 8 through 11. Scientists flew a specialized NASA airborne instrument called the Uninhabite ... more

Raytheon producing more radars for P-8A Poseidon aircraft
Littoral and overland surveillance radars for use of P-8A Poseidon aircraft are to be produced by Raytheon for the U.S. Navy under a $153 million award. ... more

Radar system approved for allies
AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense radar, for use in forward-based mode, can now be procured by allies through the Foreign Military Sales program. ... more

Raytheon, Kongsberg extend missile partnership agreement
Raytheon and Norway's Kongsberg Defense Systems have extended their partnership to further development of the National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System. ... more

Jordanian AF receiving Thales radar system
Thales has announced it is to supply additional I-Master SAR/GMTI all-weather tactical surveillance radars to the Royal Jordanian Air Force. ... more
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US Authorizes 'Forward-Based' Missile Defense System for Allies
US defense industry giant Raytheon said that the US government authorized its allies to purchase missile defense radars for use in forward-based mode for early threat detection. The US government au ... more

Faster Than Light: China's Hypersonic WU-14 Getting on Pentagon's Nerves
China's new hypersonic weaponry may have the potential to neutralize US strategic missile defenses due to its unparalleled capability of maneuvering to avoid tracking by radars and interceptors, mil ... more
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