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January 19, 2017
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Russian Smerch, Uragan Rocket Launchers to Get Stealth Cloaks



Moscow (Sputnik) Jan 18, 2017
Russia will outfit its Smerch and Uragan heavy multiple rocket launchers with specially designed canvas tents to make them invisible to enemy satellites and radar, the Moscow-based newspaper Izvestia wrote.The first eight such tents, equipped with their own systems of ventilation, fire control, power supply and heating, will arrive at a missile brigade of the Eastern Military District stationed in Ussuriisk. The 338th Brigade is armed with a battery of 18 Uragan multiple rocket launchers. There ar ... read more

TECH SPACE
Thales supplying Crowsnest radar system to Royal Navy
Thales is to supply Britain's Royal Navy with a new airborne and surveillance capability under a subcontract from Lockheed Martin UK. ... more
MISSILE NEWS
India test-fires guided Pinaka Rocket Mark-II
India's Defense Research and Development Organization test-fired a guided variant of its Pinaka rocket in a recent demonstration. ... more
TECH SPACE
Artisan 3D radar completes sea trials
The Artisan 3D radar system from BAE Systems has successfully completed sea-based trials on Britain's Type 23 frigates. ... more
TECH SPACE
Airbus supplying multi-mode radar for Coast Guard cutter
Multi-mode radar is to be supplied to Lockheed Martin by the U.S. subsidiary of Airbus Defense and Space for installation on a new Coast Guard cutter. ... more
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EARTH OBSERVATION
Scientists use satellites to spot Svalbard avalanches
The Arctic Ocean's mild, rainy autumn has become a mild and rainy winter, triggering avalanches in Svalbard, an archipelago north of mainland Norway. ... more
TECH SPACE
RADA contracted for high energy laser radars
RADA Electronic Industries has received an order to supply its Multi-mission Hemispheric Radar system to an undisclosed customer in Far East Asia. ... more
TECH SPACE
Saab, UAE sign radar support deal
An airborne surveillance system of the United Arab Emirates is receiving maintenance and support services from Saab under a new two-year contract. ... more
ICE WORLD
Satellites observe 'traffic jams' in Antarctic Ice Stream caused by tides
For the first time, researchers have closely observed how the ocean's tides can speed up or slow down the speed of glacial movement in Antarctica. The new data will help modelers better predict how ... more
TECH SPACE
Raytheon to produce additional Air and Missile Defense Radar equipment
Raytheon has received a $110 million contract modification to produce additional material for the U.S. Navy's Air and Missile Defense Radar Program. ... more


U.S. State Dept. approves Sea Giraffe 3D radars for the Philippines

TECH SPACE
Velodyne LiDAR makes breakthrough for tiny, low cost solid-state LiDAR sensors
Velodyne LiDAR has announced a groundbreaking design for a solid-state LiDAR sensor that can deliver a subsystem cost of under $50 U.S. when sold in high-volume manufacturing scale. The techno ... more
AEROSPACE
Boeing delivers digital flight deck upgrades to NATO fleet
Boeing delivered the first 14 E-3A Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft with cockpit upgrades for NATO's fleet. ... more

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Discovery could lead to jet engines that run hotter - and cleaner
Researchers here have made a discovery in materials science that sounds like something from the old Saturday morning cartoon Super Friends: They've found a way to deactivate "nano twins" to improve the high-temperature properties of superalloys that are used in jet engines. The advance could speed the development of powerful and environmentally friendly turbine engines of all sorts, includ ... more
Navy accepts its 50th P-8A Poseidon

DARPA awards Sikorsky Phase 3 contract for ALIAS program

Eurofighter signs support deals for Typhoon fighters

India launches second Scorpene-class submarine
A second Indian-built Scorpene-class submarine was launched in Mumbai for the Indian Navy Thursday by Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited. The submarine is expected to be delivered to the Indian navy by the year end and will be commissioned the Khanderi, the Indian Ministry of Defense said. The diesel-electric submarine, built under a technology transfer agreement with DCNS of Fran ... more
Ingalls Shipbuilding contracted for Coast Guard cutter

Pentagon approves potential $126 billion submarine project

Russia to continue Admiral Makarov trials in 2017

Oregon deploys DT Research Rugged Tablets for Construction Projects
DT Research, the leading designer and manufacturer of purpose-built computing solutions for vertical markets, this week announced the successful deployment of the DT391GS Rugged GNSS Tablets for the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT). The DT391GS tablets with Intel Celeron Dual Core Processors are used as Inspector Positioning Tablets with the critical hardware and software needed ... more
Clocks 'failed' onboard Europe's navigation satellites: ESA

Russia, China Work on Joint High-Precision Satellite Navigation System

Raytheon completes qualification testing of next-gen GPS Launch and Checkout System

China to launch electromagnetic monitoring satellite for earthquake study
China will launch a satellite this year to gather electromagnetic data that may be used in monitoring and forecasting earthquakes. According to China's earthquake administrative agencies on Tuesday, the satellite will be launched in the latter half of this year. Movements of the Earth's crust generate electromagnetic radiation which can be observed from space. By collecting dat ... more
Sentinel-2B launch preparations off to a flying start

China receives imagery from high-resolution remote sensing satellites

Study tracks 'memory' of soil moisture

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Sharing battlefield information at multiple classification levels via mobile handheld devices
Troops in remote regions around the world often struggle to operate with limited networks for data sharing and communication-an encumbrance that is amplified when U.S. troops need to share classified or otherwise secure data with each other and coalition partners. The usual process for sharing such information requires an end-to-end connection to secure servers via a dedicated digital "pip ... more
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Canada sidelines a top admiral amid reports of leaks
The second in command of Canada's military, Vice Admiral Mark Norman, was relieved of duty Monday, reportedly after leaking highly classified information. The daily Globe and Mail said Norman's removal followed an investigation into leaked top-secret documents. It was not clear what information might have been revealed, and whether the alleged leaks might have gone to a foreign power or ... more
Damascus says Israel missiles caused airbase explosions

Saudi unblocks military aid to Lebanon: Lebanese source

Pro-Iraqi militias using arms from 16 countries: Amnesty

Israel army gets new ballistic missile interceptors
The Israeli army on Wednesday received new ballistic missile interceptors that significantly upgrade the Jewish state's aerial defence systems in the face of "emerging threats", the defence ministry said. The Arrow 3 interceptor, designed to shoot down missiles above the atmosphere, was handed to air force bases in Israel after successful testing by Israel and the United States at the end of ... more
Italy joins EUROSAM's Aster 30 B1NT program

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Russian Smerch, Uragan Rocket Launchers to Get Stealth Cloaks
Russia will outfit its Smerch and Uragan heavy multiple rocket launchers with specially designed canvas tents to make them invisible to enemy satellites and radar, the Moscow-based newspaper Izvestia wrote.The first eight such tents, equipped with their own systems of ventilation, fire control, power supply and heating, will arrive at a missile brigade of the Eastern Military District stationed ... more
U.S. Navy helos getting Lockheed Martin counter-missile capability

India test-fires guided Pinaka Rocket Mark-II

Raytheon, U.S. Navy complete Tomahawk flight tests

Assange says would go to US only if rights guaranteed: WikiLeaks
WikiLeaks said Wednesday its founder Julian Assange could travel to the US to face investigation after one of the site's main sources was given clemency - but only if his rights were "guaranteed". "Assange is still happy to come to the US provided all his rights are guaranteed," WikiLeaks said on Twitter, the day after US President Barack Obama commuted a prison sentence for former soldier ... more
Obama commutes sentence of WikiLeaker Manning

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Russia test-fires Topol-M intercontinental ballistic missile
Russia's military successfully test-fired a Topol-M intercontinental ballistic missile, according to the country's defense ministry. The missile, one of Russia's first ICBMs developed after the fall of the Soviet Union, was fired from the Plesetsk spaceport and struck its target at a firing range in the Kamchatka Peninsula. Russian defense authorities say the test was conducted to confi ... more
Mogherini says EU to stand by Iran nuclear accord

Obama warns Trump not to jettison Iran nuclear deal

'No sense' in renegotiating nuclear deal: Iran president

French, US astronauts install batteries outside space station
French astronaut Thomas Pesquet floated into space on his first-ever spacewalk Friday, and helped install three new, refrigerator-sized lithium-ion batteries to upgrade the power system at the International Space Station. Wearing a white spacesuit with the French flag emblazoned on one shoulder, Pesquet and US astronaut Shane Kimbrough switched on their spacesuits' internal battery power to ... more
NASA to rely on Soyuz for ISS missions until 2019

'Hidden Figures' soars in second week atop box office

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When One launch is not enough: SpaceX Return To Flight
SpaceX celebrated the first flight of its Falcon 9 rocket in over four and a half months on Saturday, with a remarkably smooth launch of the vehicle from California. The Falcon 9 had previously been grounded since September, after one of the rockets exploded on a launchpad in Florida during a routine fueling procedure. Though the stakes were high for Saturday's launch, the mission's success does ... more
ISRO set to increase vehicle capacity to accommodate more space launches

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SpaceX launches, lands rocket for first time since Sept blast

Colombia to hold peace talks with last rebel group
Colombia announced a deal Wednesday to hold peace talks with its last active rebel group, the ELN. The move aims to seal "complete peace" after the signing of a historic deal with the bigger FARC guerrilla force, President Juan Manuel Santos said. "I can tell you we have come to an agreement" on launching talks, having settled a dispute about the release of a hostage that National Libera ... more
Philippines communists warn peace unlikely soon

US-led coalition strikes IS near Syria's Al-Bab

26 killed as Yemeni forces push rebels back

Electron diffraction locates hydrogen atoms
Diffraction-based analytical methods are widely used in laboratories, but they struggle to study samples that are smaller than a micrometer in size. Researchers from the Laboratoire de cristallographie et sciences des materiaux (CNRS/Ensicaen/Unicaen), the Laboratoire catalyse et spectrochimie (CNRS/Ensicaen/Unicaen), and the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic have nevertheless been succe ... more
China's quantum communication satellite delivered for use

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Thales supplying Crowsnest radar system to Royal Navy

French, US astronauts install batteries outside space station
French astronaut Thomas Pesquet floated into space on his first-ever spacewalk Friday, and helped install three new, refrigerator-sized lithium-ion batteries to upgrade the power system at the International Space Station. Wearing a white spacesuit with the French flag emblazoned on one shoulder, Pesquet and US astronaut Shane Kimbrough switched on their spacesuits' internal battery power to ... more
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