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March 28, 2017
UAV NEWS
SRC's counter-drone system on display



Washington (UPI) Mar 27, 2017
A counter-drone system from SRC Inc., a non-profit research and development company, is being exhibited at next month's Navy League's Sea Air Space Exposition, the company recently announced. Silent Archer provides defense against low, slow and small UAS threats, including quadcopters. It is comprised of air surveillance radar, an electronic warfare system, a direction-finding unit and an electro-optical/infrared camera. All data feeds are tied together in one operational picture to faci ... read more

AEROSPACE
Raytheon tapped for Super Hornet, Growler radar upgrades
Washington (UPI) Mar 24, 2017
Raytheon received a $17.8 million contract to upgrade radars used on F/A-18 and EA-18G aircraft operated by the U.S. Navy and the Australian air force. ... more
ICE WORLD
CryoSat reveals Antarctica in 3D
Paris (ESA) Mar 27, 2017
Around 250 million measurements taken by ESA's CryoSat over the last six years have been used to create a unique 3D view of Antarctica, offering a snapshot of the undulating surface of this vast ice ... more
SHAKE AND BLOW
Satellites shed new light on earthquakes
Paris (ESA) Mar 27, 2017
Satellite radar scans of last year's earthquake in New Zealand are changing the way we are thinking about earthquake hazards in regions where our planet's tectonic plates meet. The 7.8-magnitu ... more
SPACEWAR
Russian Aerospace Forces to Launch Over 20 Spacecraft Into Space
Moscow (Sputnik) Mar 17, 2017
Russia's Aerospace Forces in 2017 are planning to launch 15 carrier rockets into space, during which over 20 spacecraft will be placed into orbit," the forces' commander, Col. Gen. Viktor Bondarev, ... more
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IAI unveils radar that detects targets in dense forests
Washington (UPI) Mar 14, 2017
Israel Aerospace Industries on Tuesday revealed a new radar capable of identifying targets traveling through heavily wooded areas. ... more
TECH SPACE
Mikros contracted for U.S. Navy radar support systems
Washington (UPI) Mar 8, 2017
The U.S. Navy awarded Mikros Systems Corporation with an $11.5 million contract to perform engineering and technical support services for radar support systems. ... more
MOON DAILY
NASA finds missing LRO, Chandrayaan-1 lunar orbiters
Washington (UPI) Mar 10, 2017
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory said it has located its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter and India's Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft after disappearing for years. ... more
UAV NEWS
Kelvin Hughes launching counter-drone system
London (UPI) Mar 07, 2017
Britain's Kelvin Hughes is launching a drone detection and tracking system based on its SharpEye X-Band radar receiver technology. ... more
TECH SPACE
Space surveillance radar system fully operational
Canberra (UPI) Mar 07, 2017
A C-band space surveillance radar system jointly operated by the United States and Australia has reached Full Operational Capability, the Australian Department of Defense reports. ... more
TECH SPACE
Raytheon gets $1 billion radar contract for Qatar
Washington (UPI) Feb 27, 2017
Raytheon received a $1 billion contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide an early warning radar system for the government of Qatar. ... more


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AEROSPACE
Australia receives its first Boeing EA-18G Growler
Canberra, Australia (UPI) Feb 28, 2017
The first of 12 EA-18G electronic warfare aircraft has been received by Australia, making the country the first non-U.S. customer to operate the Boeing fighter. ... more
TECH SPACE
Two radar eyes are better than one
Paris (ESA) Feb 28, 2017
A novel airborne experiment over the flat agricultural landscape of the Netherlands recently simulated, for the first time, images that could be taken by radar satellites orbiting in tandem. Involvi ... more
TECH SPACE
Kelvin Hughes to provide SharpEye radars for U.K. OPVs
London (UPI) Feb 21, 2017
Britain's Royal Navy has selected Kelvin Hughes to supply its SharpEye radar systems for its new Batch 2 offshore patrol vessels. ... more
TECH SPACE
Raytheon gets contract for Silent Knight radar systems
Washington (UPI) Feb 23, 2017
Raytheon received a $45.5 million contract modification for the delivery of Silent Knight Radar systems to the U.S. Special Operations Command. ... more

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RAF getting new G-force centrifuge facility
Washington (UPI) Mar 23, 2017
Thales, in partnership with AMST, has begun work on the construction of a High-G force Training and Test Capability facility for Britain's Royal Air Force. The centrifuge facility at RAF Cranwell in Lincolnshire will train RAF and Royal Navy pilots to counter the effects of G-forces on their bodies during combat missions. It is due to go online in October 2018. Thales said it wil ... more
Washington (UPI) Mar 23, 2017
Lockheed transferring production site for F-16s
Washington (UPI) Mar 24, 2017
Raytheon tapped for Super Hornet, Growler radar upgrades
Washington (UPI) Mar 23, 2017
French government approves Rafale F4 upgrades
FNSS building amphibious assault vehicles for Turkish Navy
Washington (UPI) Mar 23, 2017
Turkey's FNSS reports it is to produce armored amphibious assault vehicles for the Turkish Naval Forces Command under a new government contract. A total of 27 vehicles - 23 personnel carriers, two command-and-control vehicles and two recovery vehicles – will be produced and will be based on an indigenous development model, FNSS said. The vehicles are to carry troops from a lan ... more
Washington (UPI) Mar 23, 2017
New French corvette passes first sea trials
Washington (UPI) Mar 27, 2017
Australia modernizes Anzac-class frigate
Washington (UPI) Mar 27, 2017
Norway orders autonomous mine-hunting systems
Satnavs 'switch off' parts of the brain
London, UK (SPX) Mar 23, 2017
Using a satnav to get to your destination 'switches off' parts of the brain that would otherwise be used to simulate different routes, reveals new UCL research. The study, published in Nature Communications and funded by Wellcome, involved 24 volunteers navigating a simulation of Soho in central London while undergoing brain scans. The researchers investigated activity in the hippocampus, ... more
London (UPI) Mar 13, 2017
Technology can reduce GPS outages from Northern Lights, researchers say
Los Angeles CA (UPI) Mar 07, 2017
DevOps process reduces GPS OCX development time for Raytheon
Beijing (AFP) Feb 21, 2017
Police in China's restive Xinjiang to track cars by GPS
China to launch new weather satellite in second half of 2017
Beijing (XNA) Mar 27, 2017
China will launch a new meteorological satellite in the second half of this year, which will be capable of detecting auroras, the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) announced Thursday. The satellite, the country's fourth Fengyun-III meteorological satellite, is expected to improve weather disaster forecasting ability as well as environmental monitoring. Compare ... more
Paris (AFP) March 27, 2017
Climate-addled jet streams boost drought, flood: study
Leicester, UK (SPX) Mar 27, 2017
Scientists respond to criticisms of a new geological epoch
Paris (ESA) Mar 23, 2017
Unravelling Earth's magnetic field
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Israel taps Elbit Systems for advanced radios
Washington (UPI) Mar 22, 2017
Elbit Systems Ltd has been awarded a five-year Israeli Ministry of Defense contract for the supply of advanced radio systems. Hundreds of radio systems will be provided under the approximately $100 million cotract. Among the systems to be supplied by Elbit are hand-held, vehicle-mounted and airborne third-generation Software Defined Radios for advanced network services at a high ... more
Washington (UPI) Mar 21, 2017
Hensoldt, Leonardo offering Mode 5 IFF systems
Cape Canaveral FL (SPX) Mar 21, 2017
9th Wideband Global SATCOM satellite expands military communications capabilities of US and Allies
Cape Canaveral FL (UPI) Mar 19, 2017
Delta IV rocket launches military communications satellite
U.S. Army studies 'third arm' device for soldiers
Washington (UPI) Mar 27, 2017
The U.S. Army Research Laboratory is studying the use of a body-worn weapons mount for soldiers to carry and fire their weapons. The prototype mount is made of composite materials, weighs less than four pounds and is attached to a soldier's protective vest. "We're looking at a new way for the soldier to interface with the weapon," Zac Wingard, a mechanical engineer for the lab's ... more
Washington (UPI) Mar 24, 2017
German companies partner for German army contracts
Washington (UPI) Mar 22, 2017
U.S. Army emphasizing mobility for next combat vehicle
Washington (UPI) Mar 22, 2017
ST Engineering to produce next-gen AFV for Singapore
Mattis presses Congress for $30B defense hike
Washington (UPI) Mar 23, 2017
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis implored lawmakers to approve the Trump Administration's proposed $30 billion defense budget boost on Wednesday. Speaking during a hearing of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense, Mattis said the additional funds for fiscal 2017 were necessary to ensure military readiness, suggesting key assets have been underfunded. "[The spending i ... more
Washington (AFP) March 16, 2017
Where Trump wants the Pentagon to spend its extra billions
Washington (AFP) Feb 28, 2017
Trump to press Congress for defense spending boost
London (AFP) Feb 23, 2017
BAE Systems eyes defence spending by Trump
Israel's David's Sling missile system to be operational in weeks
Washington (UPI) Mar 21, 2017
David's Sling, Israel's developing mid-tier missile defense system, is set to become operational within weeks, according to local media reports. Once operational, the system will be used to supplement Israel's existing Iron Dome and Arrow missile defense systems. The new platform specializes in intercepting tactical ballistic missiles, medium to long-range rockets, and cruise missiles. ... more
Jerusalem (AFP) March 20, 2017
Israel says it foiled Syrian ballistic missile threat
Tokyo (AFP) March 20, 2017
Russia takes swipe at US missile defence in South Korea
Washington (UPI) Mar 14, 2017
Raytheon developing next-gen missile defense communications
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China aims advanced DF-16 missiles at Taiwan: minister
Taipei (AFP) March 20, 2017
China is aiming advanced medium-range ballistic missiles at Taiwan as part of a growing military threat towards the island, Taipei's defence minister said Monday. The announcement came after Taiwan said for the first time last week that it is capable of launching missiles at China as it warned of an increased invasion risk. China still sees Taiwan as part of its territory to be brought b ... more
Washington (UPI) Mar 17, 2017
State Dept. approves possible sale of Hellfire missiles to Britain
Washington (UPI) Mar 16, 2017
Pakistan test fires land-based anti-ship missile
Washington (UPI) Mar 16, 2017
Russia's Baltic Fleet trains with S-400 air defense systems
UK targets WhatsApp encryption after London attack
London (AFP) March 26, 2017
The British government said Sunday that its security services must have access to encrypted messaging applications such as WhatsApp, as it revealed that the service was used by the man behind the parliament attack. Khalid Masood, the 52-year-old Briton who killed four people in a rampage in Westminster on Wednesday before being shot dead, reportedly used the Facebook-owned service moments be ... more
Washington (AFP) March 21, 2017
Twitter suspends more accounts linked to 'terrorism'
Washington (AFP) March 16, 2017
Russia runs up cyber score against US with Yahoo, election hacks
Washington (AFP) March 19, 2017
Secrets from smart devices find path to legal system
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US leads boycott of nuclear weapons ban talks
United Nations, United States (AFP) March 27, 2017
More than 100 countries on Monday launched the first UN talks aimed at achieving a legally binding ban on nuclear weapons, as Washington led an international boycott of a process it deems unrealistic. Before the conference had even begun, the US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, spoke out to reject the proposal in the light of current global security threats. "As a mom and a daughter th ... more
Seoul (AFP) March 22, 2017
North Korea's parliament to hold rare meeting: KCNA
Washington (AFP) March 23, 2017
China's ZTE pleads guilty to violating US sanctions on Iran, N.Korea
Washington (AFP) March 23, 2017
US sees 'activity' at N. Korea nuke sites: US official
NASA's hybrid computer enables Raven's autonomous rendezvous capability
Greenbelt MD (SPX) Mar 23, 2017
A hybrid computing system developed at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, is the enabling technology behind an ambitious experiment testing a relative navigation and autonomous docking capability known as Raven. Developed by the Satellite Servicing Projects Division, or SSPD, the carry-on luggage-sized module was launched February 19 aboard SpaceX's Dragon spacecraf ... more
Miami (AFP) March 24, 2017
Spacewalking French, US astronauts begin upgrade to orbiting lab
Miami (AFP) March 24, 2017
Spacewalking French, US astronauts to upgrade orbiting lab
Tucson AZ (SPX) Mar 23, 2017
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Satellite launch shelved over strikes
Paris (AFP) March 23, 2017
After three days of delays caused by worker strikes in French Guiana, rocket firm Arianespace opted Thursday to postpone indefinitely the launch of satellites for South Korean and Brazilian clients. At first scheduled for Tuesday, then the two following days, launch operators finally gave up and announced Thursday that the Ariane 5 rocket will remain grounded until further notice. The la ... more
Stennis Space Center, MS (SPX) Mar 27, 2017
The "Brain" of the Space Launch System RS-25 Engine Passes Critical Test
Spaceport America NM (SPX) Mar 23, 2017
Spaceport America sets new record for student launched sounding rocket
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Air strike kills 16 civilians near Damascus: monitor
Beirut (AFP) March 25, 2017
At least 16 civilians were killed and dozens wounded on Saturday in an air strike on a rebel-held area outside Damascus, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said. It said it was not immediately clear who was responsible for the strike on the town Hammuriyeh in the opposition bastion of Eastern Ghouta, which has been targeted by both the government and its ally Russia in the past. ... more
Riyadh (AFP) March 24, 2017
Yemen rebel missile kills Saudi soldier
Caracas (AFP) March 25, 2017
Venezuelan defense minister denies troops entered Colombia
Yangon (AFP) March 27, 2017
Myanmar army chief hits out at Rakhine 'interference'
Invention May Give Spacecraft Improved Damage Report
Kennedy Space Center FL (SPX) Mar 27, 2017
There are few ways for astronauts to know exactly when the outside of their spacecraft has been damaged, but that may change in the future with an invention that acts like a sensory skin to pick up signs of damage in real-time. The invention uses a series of several technologies to create circuits printed on thin layers and that can be embedded in a spacecraft's structure, scientists behind the ... more
Greenbelt MD (SPX) Mar 27, 2017
Ancient Art of Weaving Ready to Head to Mars and Beyond
Washington (UPI) Mar 24, 2017
Scientists aim to create self-propelling liquid, a new kind of matter
Greenbelt MD (SPX) Mar 27, 2017
NASA Selects High Performance Spaceflight Computing (HPSC) Processor Contract
NASA's hybrid computer enables Raven's autonomous rendezvous capability
Greenbelt MD (SPX) Mar 23, 2017
A hybrid computing system developed at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, is the enabling technology behind an ambitious experiment testing a relative navigation and autonomous docking capability known as Raven. Developed by the Satellite Servicing Projects Division, or SSPD, the carry-on luggage-sized module was launched February 19 aboard SpaceX's Dragon spacecraf ... more
Miami (AFP) March 24, 2017
Spacewalking French, US astronauts begin upgrade to orbiting lab
Miami (AFP) March 24, 2017
Spacewalking French, US astronauts to upgrade orbiting lab
Tucson AZ (SPX) Mar 23, 2017
PSI toolbox for research and exploration project funded for $5.5 million


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