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May 28, 2015
US Defense Department to deploy radar in alaska to protect Pacific coast
Moscow (Sputnik) May 28, 2015
The Long Range Discrimination Radar (LRDR) will tentatively be deployed in the US state of Alaska to improve defense capabilities of the US west coast, the US Department of Defense said in a statement. "Clear Air Force Station, an Air Force Space Command radar station located in central Alaska, has been tentatively identified as the preferred location for the LRDR," the statement, issued on Friday, said. The Department of Defense added that the new radar will "increase the capacity of the gr ... read more
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India to test its home-made multi-object tracking radar next month
India will next month test its home-made multi-object tracking radar on a rocket, a senior space official has reportedly said. "The multi-object tracking radar will be tested next month during ... more

Britain, Lockheed pick airborne surveillance system for aircraft carriers
An airborne surveillance and control system is to be fitted onto British Royal Navy Merlin helicopters to protect new aircraft carriers and other assets. ... more

BAE Systems to modernize Watchman ATC radars
BAE Systems is to upgrade four legacy Watchman Air Traffic Control Radars used at Ministry of Defense airfields in Britain and abroad. ... more
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SWEEPER demonstrates wide-angle optical phased array technology
Many essential military capabilities-including autonomous navigation, chemical-biological sensing, precision targeting and communications-increasingly rely upon laser-scanning technologies such as L ... more


ISRO to launch first indigenous multi-object tracking radar in next 3 months
The Indian space agency is set to test its sophisticated, indigenously-built, multi-object tracking radar (MOTR) on a rocket flight next month while formal commissioning is expected to take three mo ... more
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New software for U.S. nuclear submarines
New software from Northrop Grumman that supports polar operations is being installed on U.S. Navy nuclear submarines. ... more

Robotic sonar system inspired by bats
Engineers at Virginia Tech have taken the first steps toward building a novel dynamic sonar system inspired by horseshoe bats that could be more efficient and take up less space than current man-mad ... more
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USAF verifies reliability of Minuteman ICBM system

US Defense Department to deploy radar in alaska to protect Pacific coast

Patent for Navy small space debris tracker

Russia's nuclear threats 'deeply troubling': NATO chief

China promises not to join nuclear arms race

US B-52 bombers over Sweden to send Moscow a 'security political signal'

Re-establishing the Anglo-American special relationship


Exelis, Leidos continue work on new radar counter-measures system
Exelis is to continue working with Leidos to evolve adaptive radar counter-measures, or ARC, for the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. ... more

Fast Track Program invites non-traditional Roboticists to bolster security
The past 10 years have seen an explosion of robotics advances from small businesses and individuals, thanks in part to lower manufacturing costs and the global rise of community workshops such as ma ... more

Raytheon low-rate production of SDB II bomb looms closer
Raytheon's Small Diameter Bomb II is ready to enter low-rate initial production following a Milestone C briefing by the company and the U.S. Air Force. ... more
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Search and Rescue Tool Pinpoints Buried Victims
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S and T), in partnership with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Jet Propulsion Laboratory, had ... more

New modular, scalable radar passes Critical Design Review
An advanced integrated air and ballistic missile defense radar for the U.S. Navy has passed a critical design review by Raytheon and the U.S. Navy. ... more
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Space debris from satellite explosion increases collision risk for space craft
Debris from the US Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) F13 satellite, which recently exploded in orbit, could pose a threat to other spacecraft and missions according to new research fro ... more

Russia establishes satellite ground station on US doorstep
Nicaragua is expected to use the system operated by the Russian Aerospace Defense Forces to monitor climate change and prevent natural disasters, in other words for peaceful purposes. "But the Obama ... more

Snow and avalanche research: Remote assessment of avalanche risk
In cooperation with a Swiss research team, geographers of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich have developed a novel measuring system relying on two different physical methods that promi ... more

Trade with Cuba on Russian radar
Trade and economic cooperation with Cuba, formerly on the Russian oil radar, topped the agenda of Kremlin meetings, a Russian government spokesman said. ... more

Northrop announces new radar development for B-1 bombers
A new scalable agile beam radar that provides B-1B bombers of the U.S. Air Force with unprecedented target area detail has been announced by Northrop Grumman. ... more
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Fast access to CryoSat's Arctic ice measurements now available
ESA's ice mission has become the first satellite to provide information on Arctic sea-ice thickness in near-real time to aid maritime activities in the polar region. Marking five years in orbit just ... more

New order for Selex ES search-and-rescue radars
Search-and-rescue radar for special mission jets of Cobham Aviation Services in Australia have been ordered from Britain's Selex ES, the company announced. ... more
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Houston submerged as wild weather kills at least 28 in US, Mexico

Ethiopia's ruling party wins election landslide


Radar-jamming decoy system completes testing


Britain orders Kelvin Hughes radar system


Mars has belts of glaciers consisting of frozen water


Mars' dust-covered glacial belts may contain tons of water


Upgrade in works for Norway's counter-battery radar


Raytheon expands radar production facility


Terrain-following autopilot capability eyed for Rafale fighters


ISRO Says Multi-Object Tracking Radar Ready for Trials


Saab producing protection systems for Indian helos


Raytheon wins support contract for NORAD

Australia eyes new air search radar

US Developing Space Radar in Marshall Islands

Slight surface movements on the radar

Ukraine receives first batch of US Humvees

USMC orders targeting system from Elbit Systems America

Ground broken for Space Fence installation

Russian bombers spark NATO scramble, protest in Baltic

China's Yutu rover reveals Moon's "complex" geological history

INDRA Radars Will Reinforce The Management Of Chinese Air Space

NASA's Soil Moisture Mapper Takes First 'SMAPshots'

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