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June 24, 2016
N.Korean missile reached 1,000 kilometre-altitude: Japan
Tokyo (AFP) June 22, 2016
One of two powerful medium-range missiles launched by North Korea on Wednesday reached an altitude of 1,000 kilometres (620 miles), Japan's defence ministry said, with analysts saying that accomplishment is sufficient to label it a "success". Both launches were believed to be of a Musudan - a much-hyped, intermediate-range missile capable of reaching US bases as far away as Guam - South Korean and Japanese defence officials said. Though still analysing the result, Japan's "radar information sh ... read more

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Below the Radar: Russia's S-400, S-500 Set to Become Invisible to Enemies
In an age when stealth is the game-changing capability everyone aspires to achieve, Russia's top-of-the-line air defense systems, the S-400 and the S-500, will receive an upgrade that will allow the ... more

Serco gets $38 million missile radar contract
Serco has been awarded a $38 million U.S. Army contract to upgrade the High Altitude Electromagnetic Pulse, or HEMP, protection portion of the Ballistic Missile Early Warning System radar, the company announced Friday. ... more

Giant sinkholes near West Texas oil patch towns are growing
Residents of Wink and neighboring Kermit have grown accustomed to the two giant sinkholes that sit between their small West Texas towns. But now radar images taken of the sinkholes by an orbiting sp ... more
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Thales unveils Ground Master 60 mobile radar
Thales Group will showcase its new Ground Master 60 multi-mission radar this week at the Eurosatory defense expo, the company announced Monday. ... more


Danish parliament approves F-35 buy
Lockheed Martin's F-35 Lightning II has been approved for acquisition by the Danish parliament to replace the country's F-16 aircraft, the Ministry of Defense reports. ... more

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

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Interest in IAI's Drone Guard counter-drone system grows
Israel Aerospace Industries reports increasing customer demand for its new unmanned aerial vehicle detection and disruption system, Drone Guard. ... more

Mapping that sinking feeling
For a low-lying, densely populated country like the Netherlands, monitoring subsidence is critical. Until recently, tiny displacements in the ground beneath our feet couldn't be mapped nationally bu ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Canada Launches Maritime Monitoring Satellite

Significant humus loss in forests of the Bavarian Alps

Crop breeding is not keeping pace with climate change

Sentinel-1 satellites combine radar vision

How squash agriculture spread bees in pre-Columbian North America

Botanical diversity unraveled in a previously understudied forest in Angola

Immense species richness of bacterial-eating microorganisms discovered in soil


Slowing of landslide flows reflects California's drying climate
Merged data from on-the-ground measurements, aerial photography, satellite imagery and satellite-radar imaging have unveiled an unexpected geological consequence of northern California's ongoing dro ... more

SpaceDataHighway: first laser transmission of an image taken by the Sentinel 1A satellite
EDRS-A, the first relay satellite for the EDRS-SpaceDataHighway programme, launched on 30 January 2016, successfully transmitted the first image taken by the Sentinel 1A radar satellite. The mage, t ... more

Multifunction Phase Array Radar (MPAR)
Multifunction Phase Array Radar (MPAR) is a multi-US Agency initiative by the Federal Aviation Administration, the National Atmospheric and Oceanic Administration, the Dept. of Defense, and the Dept ... more
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SwRI scientists discover evidence of ice age at Martian north pole
Using radar data collected by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, a Southwest Research Institute-led team found evidence of an ice age recorded in the polar deposits of Mars. Ice ages on Mars are dr ... more

BAE gets U.S. Air Force radar contract
BAE Systems Technology Solutions and Services was awarded a $49.6 million contract modification for the U.S. Air Force's Solid State Phased Array Radar Systems. ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Ultra-thin solar cells can easily bend around a pencil

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Solar exposure energizes muddy microbes

Solar cells for greener and safer energies

10,000 windows onto biomolecular information processing

Beamreach Solar launches with lightweight System for commercial roofs

Quantum calculations broaden the understanding of crystal catalysts


NASA Radar Finds Ice Age Record in Mars' Polar Cap
Scientists using radar data from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) have found a record of the most recent Martian ice age recorded in the planet's north polar ice cap. The new results agree w ... more

FLIR Systems launches ground surveillance products
FLIR Systems has launched new ground surveillance tools for border security and force protection. ... more

Study Helps Explain Sea Ice Differences at Earth's Poles
Why has the sea ice cover surrounding Antarctica been increasing slightly, in sharp contrast to the drastic loss of sea ice occurring in the Arctic Ocean? A new NASA-led study finds the geology of A ... more

Idea That US's New Destroyer is 'Invisible' is a 'Fairy Tale for Fools'
The builders of the USS Zumwalt, the US Navy's new next-generation super-destroyer, have promised that the ship would be nearly invisible to enemy radar. Military analyst Viktor Baranets told Sputni ... more

New Study Maps Rate of New Orleans Sinking
New Orleans and surrounding areas continue to sink at highly variable rates due to a combination of natural geologic and human-induced processes, finds a new NASA/university study using NASA airborn ... more


NATO may take on new air surveillance role in IS fight
NATO's secretary general said Thursday that the alliance could expand its support for the US-led fight against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria with the deployment of sophisticated surveillance aircraft. ... more

Lockheed, Indra conduct test of new radar system
Indra of Spain and Lockheed Martin have demonstrated the integration of new a solid state S-band radar system being developed for a new Spanish frigate. ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Canada Launches Maritime Monitoring Satellite

Significant humus loss in forests of the Bavarian Alps

Crop breeding is not keeping pace with climate change

Sentinel-1 satellites combine radar vision

How squash agriculture spread bees in pre-Columbian North America

Botanical diversity unraveled in a previously understudied forest in Angola

Immense species richness of bacterial-eating microorganisms discovered in soil

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Paramount announces armed ISR aircraft


Cobham announces new GaN-based solid state technology


Radar integration effort starts to improve ISR capabilities


Iran equipped with Russian missile system: defence minister


Indonesia frees vessel captured by suspected pirates: navy


Leonardo-Finmeccanica develops new E-scan radar


Russian jets regularly violate Estonian airspace


LONGBOW fire control radar for India's Apache helos


Airbus Defence and Space signs contract to build Biomass


Sentinel-1B delivers

Soyuz demonstrates Arianespace mission flexibility

Companies named for Navy's open RF program

Sentinel-1B launched to complete radar pair

Teams ready for Sentinel-1B launch

Hanwha Thales preferred bidder for KF-X radar contract

Sentinel-1B will complete European Radar Vision initiative

Europe to launch satellites for Earth, Einstein

Training beyond the expected

Australia's sixth ANZAC-class frigate modernized

Rafael rolls out 'Drone Dome' anti-drone system

N. Korea missile launch fails on founder's birthday

Fewer Russian jets on ground in Syria but Moscow still key to fighting

Twiss interferometry offers new approach for remote sensing

GenDyn completes Space Fence radar array structure

US, Philippines hold war games as China flexes muscles

New use for X-rays: A radar gun for unruly atoms

Amazon makes foray into fashion world

MBDA, Qatar sign MOU for coastal defense system

India acquiring Stinger missiles for its new helicopters

Cassini Spies Titan's Tallest Peaks

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