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July 29, 2014
Missile guidance system passes risk reduction test
Orlando, Fla. (UPI) Jul 24, 2013
The dual-mode guidance section for Lockheed Martin's Joint Air-to-Ground missile was successfully demonstrated in a second internally funded flight test. In the test at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., a rail-mounted JAGM missile's semi-active laser acquired its target and then engaged its millimeter wave radar for precision target destruction. "This second flight test success demonstrates that Lockheed Martin's JAGM solution is a proven, low-risk capability," said Frank St. John, vice presid ... read more
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Wisconsin mayfly swarm causes car accident
Millions, if not billions, of mayflies hatching along the Mississippi River near La Crosse, Wisconsin, gathered in a swarm large enough to appear on local radar systems early last week. The swarming insects have been blamed for a three-car accident that sent one man the hospital. ... more

New Raytheon radar for Navy passes key design reviews
The U.S. Navy's next-generation air and ballistic missile defense radar from Raytheon has successfully completed critical design reviews. ... more

Future Electronics May Depend on Lasers, Not Quartz
Nearly all electronics require devices called oscillators that create precise frequencies-frequencies used to keep time in wristwatches or to transmit reliable signals to radios. For nearly 100 year ... more
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Royal Air Force's Tornado aircraft getting new RF jamming pods
A radio frequency jamming pod for use by Tornado GR Mk4 aircraft is to be designed, developed and delivered by Selex ES to Britain's Royal Air Force. ... more


USAF orders ground approach radar for Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia's National Guard is receiving a precision ground approach radar to support its aviation mission from Exelis of the United States. ... more
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Patriot getting enhanced radar capabilities
Raytheon is enhancing the Patriot air defense system for the U.S. Army and two allied countries through the supply of radar digital processor kits. ... more

Saab, Selex ES sign radar contract deal
Swedish defense company Saab is to equip its Gripen Next Generation fighters with Active Electronically Scanned Array radar from Finmeccanica-Selex ES. ... more
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Putin defiant in face of new EU arms sanctions

N. Korea threatens nuclear strike on White House

China's Xi approaches Mao in state media mentions: study

Beyond GPS: 5 Next-Generation Technologies

SES Awarded Hosted Payload Solutions ID/IQ Contract

RF detector for law enforcement, intel purposes in the wings

Ukraine army wrests control of part of MH17 crash site: rebels


F-35 jet fire may be isolated problem
An engine fire last month on a US F-35 fighter jet was likely an isolated incident and not part of a wider problem for the new aircraft, a top Pentagon official said Thursday. ... more

Northrop Grumman received new order for E-2D aircraft
Northrop Grumman is to produce 25 more E-2D Advanced Hawkeye early warning aircraft for the U.S. Navy under a multi-year contract, the company announced. ... more

New missile defense equipment installed on frigate
The second of eight ANZAC-class frigates of the Royal Australian Navy has completed an anti-missile defense upgrade program and is undergoing sea trials. ... more
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Mysterious 'Magic Island' appears on Saturn moon
Now you don't see it. Now, you do. And now you don't see it again. Astronomers have discovered a bright, mysterious geologic object - where one never existed - on Cassini mission radar images of Lig ... more

Raytheon touts blimp-borne radar system
Raytheon has announced its blimp-borne radar previously used for testing is now available for operational deployment as a strategic asset. ... more
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Stanford team builds stable lithium anode

Layered 2D crystals might enable superconductors at high temps

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ADS unveils multi-satellite Direct Receiving Station for GeoNorth
Airbus Defense and Space and its client GeoNorth have inaugurated the first commercially available multi-satellite Direct Receiving Station (DRS) in the world, set to give a host of new markets quic ... more

ADS launches Radar Constellation Challenge with HisdeSAT
Airbus Defence and Space, in partnership with HisdeSAT, has announced a Radar Constellation Challenge, in order to encourage the development of innovative application ideas using radar satellite ima ... more

FREMM frigate Normandie completes weapon system testing
A second FREMM multi-mission frigate for the French Navy has completed five weeks of combat weapon systems testing at sea. ... more

NIST technique could make sub-wavelength images at radio frequencies
Imaging and mapping of electric fields at radio frequencies (RF)(1) currently requires the use of metallic structures such as dipoles, probes and reference antennas. To make such measurements effici ... more

Fire Scout's Visual Reach Increased With New Radar
Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Navy demonstrated a new multimode maritime surveillance radar on the MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned helicopter that will drastically enhance long-range imaging and search ca ... more


Melting and refreezing of deep Greenland ice speeds flow to sea
Beneath the barren whiteness of Greenland, a mysterious world has popped into view. Using ice-penetrating radar, researchers have discovered ragged blocks of ice as tall as city skyscrapers and as w ... more

Navy, Northrop demo new radar for unmanned helicopter
A new multi-mode radar that will enhance the capabilities of the MQ-8B unmanned helicopter has been demonstrated by Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Navy. ... more
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Invertebrate numbers nearly halve as human population doubles


Selex ES is upgrading RAT 31 DL radar in Turkey


Philippine boat police anger China in fishing fight


Northrop Grumman Receives Funding for Electronic Warfare Systems for US Army and Navy


Poland and Raytheon Partner to Develop New Patriot IFF Antenna


U.S., Polish companies to improve radar of Patriot missile defense system


Giant Telescopes Pair Up to Image Near-Earth Asteroid


Raytheon remanufacturing upgrading Phalanx weapon system


Raytheon awarded Phalanx upgrade contract


Sopcawind, a multidisciplinary tool for designing wind farms


Indra supplying electronic defense system to South Korea

Lockheed system to help track orbiting space objects

Raytheon selected to demonstrate next generation, modular radar system

German village takes digital fate into own hands

Ten year-old Dragon gains new strength

Compact Indium Phosphide Ultra-Low-Noise Amplifiers For Military Use

Microsystems Technologies Office: Creating A New Electronics Revolution For National Defense

Sentinel-1 aids Balkan flood relief

NASA Airborne Research Focuses on Andean Volcanoes

EMCORE Introduces Internal Fiber Delay Line System for the Optiva Platform

Airbus partners with BAE for radar satellite imagery

Japan launches land observing satellite

BAE Systems, Airbus Defense form alliance

ThalesRaytheonSystems, Kazakhstan in radar deal

Pentagon plans multi-billion dollar project to combat space junk

Canadian missile defense radar to be operated, maintained by Raytheon

Airborne surveillance program Gorgon Stare getting Exelis sensors

A Slow Collapse As West Antarctic Melts

Experts demonstrate versatility of Sentinel-1

Exelis advancing sensor detection system

Airbus Defence and Space in radar technology study

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