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October 30, 2014
SM-6 interceptors down targets using remote targeting data
Tucson (UPI) Oct 24, 2014
U.S. Navy Standard Missile 6 interceptors recently destroyed low-altitude supersonic and subsonic targets using remote data for targeting. Raytheon, maker of the RIM-174 Standard Extended Range Active Missile, said the interceptors were fired from the cruiser USS Chancellorsville as part of an "engage and remote" scenario in which the interceptors were launched using data from another cruiser in the area before the Chancellorsville's own radar had even detected the targets. The first SM- ... read more
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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

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

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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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


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
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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
Airbus Defence and Space and seismic multi-client acquisition and imaging specialists Spectrum Geo, have produced a joint study correlating natural oil seeps identified from radar and optical satell ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
US agrees deal to buy 43 more F-35 fighters: Pentagon

India's Modi pledges to modernise Vietnam's defences

NATO chief wants strong defence as basis for ties with Russia

India plans to build 6 submarines

US eyes cyber 'deterrence' to stop hackers

Engineers Harvest and Print Parts for New Breed of Aircraft

AYW Companies' Flexible Waveguide And Components Ideal For Satelite Applications


Heavy Metal Frost On Venus
Venus is hiding something beneath its brilliant shroud of clouds: a first order mystery about the planet that researchers may be a little closer to solving because of a new re-analysis of twenty-yea ... more

NASA Tool Helps Airliners Minimize Weather Delays
In the heat of a summer afternoon, a line of thunderstorms develops in the skies over North Texas and threatens to wreak havoc with the timely flow of air traffic headed toward or away from Dallas/F ... more

Messenger Images Ice Near Mercury's North Pole
NASA's MErcury Surface, Space ENvironment, GEochemistry, and Ranging (MESSENGER) spacecraft has provided the first optical images of ice and other frozen volatile materials within permanently shadow ... more
Startup in the Land of the Rising Sun; A Japanese Solar Venture - by Bradley L. Bartz


Raytheon, Polish firm to explore military radar opportunities
Raytheon and Poland's PIT-RADWAR are planning to cooperate in the area of radar systems and sub-systems for the country's military and international market. ... more

Royal Navy frigate HMS Montrose scheduled for upgrades
British firm Babcock International is ready to begin a 15-month refit of the Royal Navy's HMS Montrose, a Type 23 frigate, at its dockyard in Devonport. ... more
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Using radio waves to control the density in a fusion plasma

Climate: EU set for 24% emissions cut by 2020

Postcards from the plasma edge

Physicists Closer to Understanding Balance of Matter, Antimatter

Calming the plasma edge: The tail that wags the dog

Can the wave function of an electron be divided and trapped?

E-waste inferno burning brighter in China's recycling capital


JLENS radar data integrates with NORAD system
A series of laboratory tests have proven that data collected by the JLENS aerostat-radar system can be successfully be converted into a format for use by NORAD. ... more

US Rear Admiral to head missile shield base in Romania
US Rear Admiral John Scorby was Friday named commander of a base in Romania that will form part of a NATO ballistic missile shield system which has drawn Russia's ire. ... more

China to launch new marine surveillance satellites in 2019
China will launch a new "constellation" of marine surveillance satellites in 2019 to monitor ships, oil rigs, marine disasters and land-based resources. According to Lin Mingsen, deputy direct ... more

First Copernicus satellite now operational
With the commissioning of Sentinel-1A completed and the satellite's transfer to the team in charge of its exploitation, its data are available as of today to all users. This marks the beginning of t ... more

Metallized Carbon Corporation Announces Silver Metcar Material
Metallized Carbon has announced that it produces Silver Metcar, a silver impregnated, carbon-graphite material useful for electrical applications that require low resistance, low voltage drop, and l ... more

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New NASA Video Gives Hurricanes a Good 'HIWRAP'
A new animation from NASA shows how a remarkable instrument called the HIWRAP looks into tropical cyclones at wind, rain and ice to analyze storm intensity. The HIWRAP is the High-Altitude Ima ... more

CryoSat unveils secrets of the deep
ESA's ice mission has been used to create a new gravity map, exposing thousands of previously unchartered 'seamounts', ridges and deep ocean structures. This vivid new picture of the least-explored ... more
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New insights into the physics of space weather

Copernicus operations secured until 2021

World losing 2,000 hectares of farm soil daily to salt damage

ECOSTRESS Will Monitor Plant Health

Study uses DNA sequences to look back in time at plant evolution

Salt-loving plants key to sustainable food production

China Launches New Satellite Via Orbital Carrier Rocket


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

Nanoribbon film keeps glass ice-free

Program Grows Lasers Directly on Silicon-Based Microchips

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

Migrating birds sprint in spring, but take things easy in autumn

NASA Radar System Surveys Napa Valley Quake Area

Iran unveils new missile, radar systems

Sentinel-1 poised to monitor motion

Bats bolster brain hypothesis, maybe technology, too

New F-16 configuration features AESA radar

Three Radars are Better than One

Canada's MDA receives radar antennas for satellite use

Snow has thinned on Arctic sea ice

BAE Systems touts its Artisan radar system

US looks to Japan space program to close Pacific communications gap

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