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November 25, 2014
U.S. supplies Ukraine with counter-mortar radar systems
Washington (UPI) Nov 24, 2014
Ukraine's military is receiving counter-mortar radar systems from the United States as part of a $118 million equipment and training arrangement. The Defense Department said the first three counter-mortar systems were delivered last week and that 17 more were on schedule for delivery over the next few weeks. "The radar systems see incoming mortar fire and quickly calculate the point of origin of a mortar round fired by the enemy, and allows friendly forces to react appropriately," Pentag ... read more
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General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. is advancing its Sense and Avoid system for unmanned aerial vehicles in non-segregated civilian airspace. ... more

US delivers anti-mortar radars to Ukraine: Pentagon
The US military has delivered three radars to Ukraine designed to detect incoming mortar fire, the Pentagon said Friday, amid appeals from Kiev for Washington to send weapons to help fight pro-Russian rebels. ... more

Swedish military gets upgraded radar facilityw/lll
A refurbished and upgraded radar facility for air and surface surveillance has been returned to the Swedish armed forces. ... more
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Eurofighter unveils 1.0-billion-euro radar upgrade
Europe's Eurofighter consortium committed Wednesday to a 1.0-billion-euro ($1.25-billion) upgrade to equip Typhoon combat jets with a more advanced type of radar. ... more


Raytheon touts its Agile software development process
Raytheon says its method of developing and building software has been validated in a test of the U.S. Navy's new Air and Missile Defense Radar. ... more
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Cassini probe measures sea depth on Saturn's moon Titan
According to new radar measurements recorded by NASA's Cassini probe, the largest hydrocarbon sea on Saturn's moon Titan, Kraken Mare, is at least 115 feet deep - and maybe more. ... more

Canada's LAV III vehicle upgrade to include enhanced surveillance suite
An enhanced surveillance suite is to be provided and installed on upgraded Canadian military LAV III armored vehicles by General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada. ... more
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China ships pay first post-Japan summit visit to disputed isles

Russia studies construction of its own orbital station

Stealthy spy software snooping for years: Symantec

China Military Advance in South China Sea to Test US Outreach

Ukraine's NATO hopes still a long way off

Iran won't be brought to knees on nuclear issue: Khamenei

France delays warship delivery to Russia 'until further notice'


Singapore to deploy massive surveillance balloon
Singapore will deploy a huge tethered surveillance balloon to boost its maritime and air security, the defence ministry has announced. ... more

Britain modernizing military air traffic management system
A modernized military air traffic management system for use at more than 60 locations is to be developed and deployed by AQUILA for Britain's Ministry of Defense. ... more

SM-6 interceptors down targets using remote targeting data
U.S. Navy Standard Missile 6 interceptors recently destroyed low-altitude supersonic and subsonic targets using remote data for targeting. ... more
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Thales wins 1.9bn-euro bid for British military air traffic
French aerospace giant Thales and British air traffic control services have won a Pounds 1.5 billion (1.9 billion euro, $2.4 billion) contract to upgrade Britain's military air traffic system, the defence ministry said on Wednesday. ... more

Navantia Australia conducts risk-reduction study on frigates
Spanish shipbuilder Navantia's Australian subsidiary is undertaking a risk-reduction design study related to future frigates for the Royal Australian Navy. ... more
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China: successful commissioning of Taishan EPR reactors full-scope simulator

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Littoral Combat Ship outfitted with Airbus DS radar
The U.S. subsidiary of Europe's Airbus Defense and Space has installed and put into operation a TRS-3D naval radar for the U.S. Navy's Littoral Combat Ship. ... more

NASA Team Proposes to Use Laser to Track Orbital Debris
As participation in space exploration grows worldwide, so does the impact of orbital debris - man-made "space junk" that poses significant hazards to live spacecraft and astronauts should they cross ... more

US Suppliers' Fight Over Military Contract to Take Months to Resolve
US Military Supplier Northrop Grumman and its rival Raytheon will not get a resolution until next year, regarding their contract battle over the newest ground based radar system for the US Air Force ... more

Mapping drone prompts China to scramble fighter jets: report
China deployed more than 1,200 troops and scrambled fighter jets in response to an unauthorised flight near Beijing airport by what turned out to be a mapping drone, state-run media reported Thursday. ... more

ADS and Spectrum Geo produce oil seep and seismic study of Adriatic
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NASA Tool Helps Airliners Minimize Weather Delays
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Royal Navy frigate HMS Montrose scheduled for upgrades


JLENS radar data integrates with NORAD system


US Rear Admiral to head missile shield base in Romania


China to launch new marine surveillance satellites in 2019


First Copernicus satellite now operational


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CryoSat unveils secrets of the deep

Raytheon reports USAF contract for 3D radar

Ecuador opens tender to acquire radars

Russia to reopen missile warning station on Crimea

Czechs preparing international tender for air defense radar

Cassini Watches Mysterious Feature Evolve in Titan Sea

France taps Thales for radar antenna research project

MEADS fire control radar demonstrates capability

Russia Plans to Boost Space Monitoring Capability by 2018

Raytheon producing backup components for missile defense radar

Japan wants its own early-warning planes: report

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Scientific discoveries during search for missing plane

U.S. military taps Northrop Grumman for new technology

Helicopter-Type UAVs May Appear in Russian Navy in One Year

Diehl delivers 4,000th production IRIS-T missile to Sweden

Stealth wind turbines to become operational in France in 2015

Singapore has full fleet of Alenia Aermacchi trainer planes

Selex ES adds to its radar product line

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