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September 25, 2017
DISASTER MANAGEMENT
NASA Tech Aids Search Following Mexico Quake



Pasadena CA (JPL) Sep 25, 2017
Disaster relief workers on the ground in Mexico City were responding to this week's 7.1-magnitude earthquake by using a suitcase-sized radar instrument capable of detecting human heartbeats under rubble. This technology was developed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, and the Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate in Washington. FINDER, which stands for Finding Individuals for Disaster and Emergency Response, was developed as a collaboration be ... read more

MILTECH
Saab's Arexis family of EW products in final development
Washington (UPI) Sep 14, 2017
Saab Defense reported Wednesday that it is in the final stages of development of a new family of Electronic Warfare self-protection systems. ... more
IRON AND ICE
NASA-funded research at USC provides evidence of ground-ice on asteroids
Los Angeles CA (SPX) Sep 14, 2017
Research at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering has revealed new evidence for the occurrence of ground ice on the protoplanet Vesta. The work, under the sponsorship of NASA's Planetary Geology and ... more
TECH SPACE
Dormant, Yet Always-Alert Sensor Awakes Only in the Presence of a Signal of Interest
Washington DC (SPX) Sep 13, 2017
Here's your task. Build a tiny sensor that detects a signature of infrared (IR) wavelengths characteristic of a hot tailpipe, a wood fire, or perhaps even a human being. Design the sensor so that it ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION
Airbus to reshape Earth observation market with its Pleiades Neo constellation
Toulouse, France (SPX) Sep 12, 2017
The production of Airbus' four new very high resolution satellites, which together will form the Pleiades Neo constellation, is well on schedule for launch in 2020. They will join the already world ... more
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MILTECH
Mobile Camouflage System displayed at DSEI 17
Washington (UPI) Sep 6, 2017
Saab Defense Group will be displaying its business unit Barracuda's Mobile Camouflage System at the Defense and Security Equipment International 2017 trade show, the company announced on Wednesday. ... more
FLOATING STEEL
DRS to provide power distribution systems for Zumwalt-class destroyer
Washington (UPI) Sep 1, 2017
The U.S. Navy is issuing a $32.2 million contract to DRS Systems Inc. for the electric power distribution network of the Zumwalt-class destroyer. ... more
FARM NEWS
Sentinel-1 speeds up crop insurance payouts
Paris (ESA) Aug 21, 2017
For the first time in India, a state government is using satellites to assess lost crops so that farmers can benefit from speedy insurance payouts. The southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu is h ... more
TECH SPACE
Lockheed receives contract for Marine Corps AN/TPS-59A(V)3 radars
Washington (UPI) Aug 28, 2017
Lockheed Martin is receiving a $25.2 million contract for for upgrades to the AN/TPS-59A(V)3 long-range radar system for the U.S. Marine Corps. ... more
MISSILE DEFENSE
US military to install radar in Pacific's Palau
Koror, Palau (AFP) Aug 24, 2017
The United States has announced plans to install radar systems in Palau, a move that will increase its monitoring ability in the western Pacific region recently rocked by threats from North Korea. ... more
UAV NEWS
U.S. military to buy counter-drone radars from RADA
Washington (UPI) Aug 18, 2017
RADA Electronic Industries Ltd. Of Israel this week announced an order from the U.S. military for its Multi-Mission Hemispheric Radar systems. ... more


Air Force tests new radar receivers for rescue helicopters

AEROSPACE
Lockheed Martin to hire 1,000 more workers for F-35 production in Fort Worth
Washington (UPI) Aug 16, 2017
Lockheed Martin is planning to hire 1,000 workers for F-35 Lightning II fighter production at its plant in Fort Worth, Texas. ... more
TECH SPACE
BAE Systems reveals iMOTR radar system
Washington (UPI) Aug 8, 2017
BAE Systems today introduced it's new iMOTR mobile multiple-object tracking radar at the Space and Missile Defense Symposium in Huntsville, Ala. ... more
SHAKE AND BLOW
Increased risk of eruption measured for Ecuador's Cotopaxi volcano
Washington (UPI) Aug 7, 2017
Scientists have developed a new algorithm to predict eruptions from Cotopaxi volcano in Ecuador. The latest forecasts suggest an increased risk of hazard for those living nearby. ... more
TECH SPACE
Lockheed to intro radar demonstrator prototype
Washington (UPI) Aug 7, 2017
Lockheed Martin is to debut a space and missile defense radar demonstrator for a system that could eventually replace the current one used by the Patriot. ... more



Airbus wins $4-bln order from Cathay Pacific
Paris (AFP) Sept 13, 2017
Airbus said Wednesday it has finalised a more than $4 billion order with Cathay Pacific for 32 of its A321neo aircraft to revamp the Hong Kong-based carrier's regional affiliate. The single-aisle medium-haul jets will be operated by Cathay Dragon which flies from Hong Kong to a number of Asian destinations, Airbus said in a statement. A preliminary agreement had been signed in August. ... more
Washington (UPI) Sep 7, 2017
MD Helicopter contracted for 150 Cayuse Warriors for Afghan air force
Washington (UPI) Sep 12, 2017
Harris Corp. developing F-35 missile release system
Washington (UPI) Sep 12, 2017
Navy chiefs see difficulties but improvement with aircraft readiness
Navy takes delivery of new attack submarine
Washington (UPI) Sep 22, 2017
The future U.S. Navy submarine USS Colorado, built by Huntington Ingalls Industries and General Dynamics Electric Boat, has been delivered to the service. U.S. Sea Systems Command said delivery of the submarine occurred Thursday. The vessel is expected to be commissioned into service next spring. "Colorado's delivery brings another Block III Virginia-class submarine to the fleet ... more
Washington (UPI) Sep 22, 2017
Electric Boat receives $5.1B contract for Columbia-class submarines
Washington (UPI) Sep 22, 2017
Damen Shipbuilding highlights offshore patrol vessel activities
Washington (UPI) Sep 8, 2017
Britain plans a new class of Navy frigate
BeiDou navigation to cover Belt and Road countries by 2018
Beijing (XNA) Sep 15, 2017
China's home-grown BeiDou Navigation Satellite System will cover countries and regions along the Belt and Road by 2018, said an official at the China National Space Administration (CNSA) Monday. Wu Yanhua, deputy head of the CNSA, said the plan was based on the satellite system's improving regional services, which had been cooperating with various countries and regional organizations. ... more
Beijing (XNA) Sep 19, 2017
China's BeiDou-3 satellites get new chips
Denver CO (SPX) Sep 13, 2017
US Air Force Awards Lockheed Martin GPS M-Code Early Use Ground System Upgrade Contract
Dublin, Ireland (SPX) Sep 18, 2017
Top 5 Businesses in Ireland that Need GPS Tracking and Location-Sharing
Scientists Produce Best Estimate of Earth's Composition
Canberra, Australia (SPX) Sep 21, 2017
Scientists at The Australian National University (ANU) have produced the best estimate of Earth's elemental composition which will help them understand how the Earth formed 4.6 billion years ago. The solar system began as a dense blob in a molecular cloud of hydrogen gas and dust that collapsed under its own gravity, forming the early Sun, Earth and other planets. Co-researcher Assoc ... more
Boulder CO (SPX) Sep 22, 2017
Ball Aerospace Completes Spectrometer Testing and Verification on NASA's TEMPO Program
Pasadena CA (JPL) Sep 25, 2017
A Box of 'Black Magic' to Study Earth from Space
Nairobi (XNA) Sep 22, 2017
Experts set to meet in Kenya on space science
82nd Airborne tests in-flight communication system for paratroopers
Washington (UPI) Jul 21, 2017
The U.S. Army's Global Response Force composed of the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division successfully conducted an airborne exercise using the En route Mission Command tactical networking system. The system, mounted on C-17 cargo planes, provided plane-to-plane and plane-to-ground audio, video, and data communications to the 1st Brigade's commander and subordinate commander ... more
London, UK (SPX) Sep 12, 2017
Spectra Airbus SlingShot Partnership Extension
Paris (SPX) Sep 12, 2017
Airbus prepares the future European Governmental Satellite Communications programme
Washington (UPI) Sep 5, 2017
Northrop awarded contract for support of Air Force communications system
UK testing Ajax vehicles;supplies US Army buys Orbital ATK artillery guidance kits
Washington (UPI) Sep 19, 2017
Two Ajax armored vehicles have been delivered by General Dynamics Land Systems-UK to the Army for government assurance testing. The delivery was made at a company facility to an army headquarters unit, which conducted the acceptance for both the British Army and the Defense Equipment & Support organization. Ajax is a tracked medium-weight armored vehicle in six variants. General ... more
Washington (UPI) Sep 13, 2017
Norway signs deal with Saab for Carl-Gustaf ammunition
Washington DC (SPX) Sep 19, 2017
DARPA Rolls Out Electronics Resurgence Initiative
Washington (UPI) Sep 21, 2017
Oshkosh receives $466.8M contract for armored tactical trucks
Integrated Air and Missile Defense 2017 - Sept 27-29 - Washington DC
Saab eyes possible U.S. factory location
Washington (UPI) Sep 19, 2017
A manufacturing capability will be established in the United States by Saab if it wins a contract with the U.S. Air Force for advanced T-X trainer aircraft. Saab, who is bidding with partner Boeing for the award, said it has already started the process to identify sites for the production facility. "The Boeing and Saab T-X is designed and purpose-built for the USAF training missi ... more
London (AFP) Sept 19, 2017
Britain suspends Myanmar training; Britain, Saudi Arabia sign military deal
Washington (UPI) Sep 14, 2017
L3 Technologies acquires Doss Aviation
Washington (AFP) Sept 19, 2017
US Senate passes $700 bn defense spending bill
To shoot down or not? NKorea launch highlights intercept issues
Washington (AFP) Sept 17, 2017
North Korea's latest missile launch over Japan set sirens blaring and triggered alerts telling people to seek shelter - yet neither Tokyo nor Washington tried to shoot the rocket down. The test follows one in August that saw another rocket soar over Hokkaido. In that case too, much-vaunted Japanese and US missile-intercept capabilities were not used. Now some in the United States are wo ... more
Washington (UPI) Sep 21, 2017
Orbital ATK launches Patriot system target vehicle
Riyadh (AFP) Sept 24, 2017
Saudi intercepts Yemen rebel missile
Washington (UPI) Sep 22, 2017
PAC-3 anti-ballistic missile launcher downs target via remote control
Iran tests new medium-range missile, defying US warnings
Tehran (AFP) Sept 23, 2017
Iran said on Saturday that it had successfully tested a new medium-range missile in defiance of warnings from Washington that such activities were grounds for abandoning their landmark nuclear deal. State television carried footage of the launch of the Khoramshahr missile, which was first displayed at a high-profile military parade in Tehran on Friday. It also carried in-flight video fro ... more
Tehran (AFP) Sept 23, 2017
Iran tests new medium-range missile, defying US warnings
Washington DC (UPI) Sep 18, 2017
Raytheon receives $31.5M contract for TOW missiles
Istanbul (AFP) Sept 12, 2017
Turkey signs deal to buy Russian S-400 missile systems
Saudi Arabia to unblock internet calling apps
Riyadh (AFP) Sept 20, 2017
Saudi Arabia will lift its ban on internet calling applications on Wednesday, authorities said, easing restrictions online as the conservative kingdom faces new criticism over censorship. Voice and video calling apps such as WhatsApp and Skype will be "widely available to users", a government statement said Tuesday, in a move aimed at improving business confidence as the kingdom transitions ... more
Washington (AFP) Sept 21, 2017
Hack of US regulator a blow to confidence in financial system
Gaza City, Palestinian Territories (AFP) Sept 20, 2017
Israeli firms seek hi-tech help -- in Gaza
San Francisco (AFP) Sept 16, 2017
Equifax executives step down after major hack
A-bombs and H-bombs explained
Paris (AFP) Sept 22, 2017
The world's nuclear arsenals are comprised mainly of two types of warheads - atomic bombs, also called A-bombs, and the more powerful hydrogen or H-bombs. North Korea, escalating its war of rhetoric with the United States, on Friday hinted it may explode an H-bomb over the Pacific, having already carried out underground tests of atomic and hydrogen bombs. Here is a rundown on both types ... more
Seoul (AFP) Sept 16, 2017
North Korea seeks military 'equilibrium' with US
Tehran (AFP) Sept 22, 2017
Iran's Rouhani vows to strengthen missiles despite US warnings
Washington (AFP) Sept 24, 2017
US, N. Korea brinksmanship brings warning of 'unpredictable nosedive'
Aussie astronaut calls for establishment of national space agency
Adelaide, Australian (XNA) Sep 22, 2017
The second Australian to ever venture into space has called for the country to establish its own space agency. Andrew Thomas, an Australian-born National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) astronaut, told the 68th International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Adelaide that Australia should look to play a leading role in space tourism. "I hope Australia will seize the opportu ... more
Greenbelt MD (SPX) Sep 19, 2017
NASA's Robotic 'Sniffer' Confirms Space Station Leak, Repair
Sydney (AFP) Sept 25, 2017
Australia to create national space agency
Moscow (Sputnik) Sep 24, 2017
Space Cooperation Between China, Russia Needs Long-Term Mechanism
What looks good on paper may look good in space
Pasadena CA (JPL) Sep 24, 2017
An ancient art form has taken on new shape at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. Origami, the Japanese tradition of paper-folding, has inspired a number of unique spacecraft designs here. It's little wonder that it fascinates NASA engineers: origami can seem deceptively simple, hiding complex math within its creases. Besides aesthetic beauty, it addresses a per ... more
New Delhi (IANS) Sep 21, 2017
ISRO to resume satellite launches by December
Las Cruces NM (SPX) Sep 21, 2017
Demonstrator 3 linear aerospike ready to start tests
Bethesda MD (SPX) Sep 19, 2017
Mechanisms are Critical to Space Vehicle Flight Success
Colombia rebels say ceasefire to extend to January 9
Quito (AFP) Sept 24, 2017
Colombia's leftist National Liberation Army rebels said Saturday that their temporary ceasefire would stretch from October 1 to January 9, and not three days later as the government indicated. When the ceasefire was announced in September, President Juan Manuel Santos, also gave the later date. After that, Santos said, it would be extended in line with progress in peace negotiations. But ... more
Beirut (AFP) Sept 24, 2017
Russian strikes kill 45 Syrian rebels: monitor
Washington (AFP) Sept 21, 2017
US, Russian generals meet to talk Syria ops: Pentagon
Sanaa (AFP) Sept 21, 2017
Huthis stage defiant rally 3 years after seizing Yemen capital
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The second Australian to ever venture into space has called for the country to establish its own space agency. Andrew Thomas, an Australian-born National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) astronaut, told the 68th International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Adelaide that Australia should look to play a leading role in space tourism. "I hope Australia will seize the opportu ... more
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