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September 02, 2014
NASA Radar System Surveys Napa Valley Quake Area
Pasadena CA (JPL) Sep 02, 2014
NASA scientists are planning to conduct an airborne survey of earthquake fault displacements in the Napa Valley area of Northern California, using a sophisticated radar system developed by NASA's Jet propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California. Pending results of a Thursday afternoon instrument checkout flight, a modified C-20A aircraft from NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center carrying JPL's Uninhabited Aerial Vehicle Synthetic Aperture Radar (UAVSAR) was scheduled to fly a five-hour d ... read more
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Sentinel-1 poised to monitor motion
Although it was only launched a few months ago and is still being commissioned, the new Sentinel-1A radar satellite has already shown that it can be used to generate 3D models of Earth's surface and ... more

Bats bolster brain hypothesis, maybe technology, too
Amid a neuroscience debate about how people and animals focus on distinct objects within cluttered scenes, some of the newest and best evidence comes from the way bats "see" with their ears, accordi ... more

New F-16 configuration features AESA radar
The newest configuration of Lockheed Martin's F-16 Fighting Falcon has new capabilities with integration of Active Electronically Scanned Array Radar. ... more
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Three Radars are Better than One
Putting three radars on a plane to measure rainfall may seem like overkill. But for the Integrated Precipitation and Hydrology Experiment field campaign in North Carolina recently, more definitely w ... more


Canada's MDA receives radar antennas for satellite use
Self-deploying radar antennas from Astro Aerospace are to be used on Canada's Earth observation satellites that monitor maritime activity. ... more

Startup in the Land of the Rising Sun; A Japanese Solar Venture - by Bradley L. Bartz

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Snow has thinned on Arctic sea ice
From research stations drifting on ice floes to high-tech aircraft radar, scientists have been tracking the depth of snow that accumulates on Arctic sea ice for almost a century. Now that people are ... more

BAE Systems touts its Artisan radar system
BAE Systems is singing the praises of its medium-range 3D surveillance radar that can monitor more than 800 objects simultaneously. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
'Up to 15,000 Russian soldiers' sent to Ukraine, say rights groups

UN Human Rights Council to send mission to Iraq to probe IS crimes

Kiev warns of 'great war' with Russia as its forces retreat

Australia PM says 'extreme force' justified against IS

Merkel says arms aid for Iraqi Kurds also defends Europe

Philippines foils 'anti-China' bombing plot: govt

Pakistan anti-PM protesters storm state TV


US looks to Japan space program to close Pacific communications gap
Tokyo's space initiative, set for launch in 2019, is turning into an effort to enhance ties with Washington in the cosmos. The US, shifting its military strategy to the Asia-Pacific, is looking for ... more

New integrated bridge systems for destroyers
Northrop Grumman has been contracted to supply key systems for the modernization of the U.S. Navy's Arleigh Burke-Class destroyers. ... more

Northrop completes UAV fuselage for NATO program
NATO says the fuselage of the first Global Hawk Block 40 unmanned aerial vehicle for the alliance has been completed by Northrop Grumman. ... 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

Missile guidance system passes risk reduction test
The dual-mode guidance section for Lockheed Martin's Joint Air-to-Ground missile was successfully demonstrated in a second internally funded flight test. ... more
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Solar System Transforms Fallow Land Into Money Generating Asset

Fukushima accepts 'temporary' radioactive waste storage

HelioSage Energy Announces Sale of 12 Solar Projects in North Carolina

VIASPACE Establishes Giant King Grass Research Collaboration With California

Ceres to Expand Product Development in Sorghum and Sugarcane

Cenex Tank Program assists retailers offering E15

SunShare Announces Program to Provide Free Electricity


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

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

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

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
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Nature's tiny engineers

Sierra Nevada freshwater runoff could drop 26 percent by 2100

Zooming in for a safe flight

Likely near-simultaneous earthquakes complicate seismic hazard planning for Italy

Experts defend operational earthquake forecasting, counter critiques

Hong Kong activists in fightback after China vote decision

Fukushima workers to sue TEPCO for danger pay


Northrop Grumman received new order for E-2D aircraft


New missile defense equipment installed on frigate


Mysterious 'Magic Island' appears on Saturn moon


Raytheon touts blimp-borne radar system


ADS unveils multi-satellite Direct Receiving Station for GeoNorth


ADS launches Radar Constellation Challenge with HisdeSAT


FREMM frigate Normandie completes weapon system testing


NIST technique could make sub-wavelength images at radio frequencies


Fire Scout's Visual Reach Increased With New Radar


Melting and refreezing of deep Greenland ice speeds flow to sea

Navy, Northrop demo new radar for unmanned helicopter

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

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