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June 26, 2017
UAV NEWS
Rafael unveils Drone Dome anti-drone system



Washington DC (UPI) Jun 24, 2017
A radar and laser beam system for detecting and destroying drones has been unveiled at the Paris Air Show by Israel's Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. The system, called Drone Dome, has a range of up to several miles and causes minimal interruptions to other systems in nearby urban areas, the company said during at the Paris Air Show. "The threat posed by drones and packs of drones is one of the most complex challenges confronting us," reserve Brig. Gen. Meir Ben Shaya, manager of Ra ... read more

EARTH OBSERVATION
Watching cities grow
Munich, Germany (SPX) Jun 22, 2017
Three million measurement points in one square kilometer: Prof. Xiaoxiang Zhu and her team have set a world record in information retrieval from satellite data. Thanks to new algorithms, the researc ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION
Airbus celebrates 10 years of precision and reliability of TerraSAR-X satellite
Friedrichshafen, Germany (SPX) Jun 20, 2017
Designed to operate for five years, Airbus's Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellite TerraSAR-X has achieved ten years of flawless operations in orbit providing high-resolution radar images in all ... more
TECH SPACE
Northrop Grumman tests flat-panel radar
Washington (UPI) Jun 20, 2017
Northrop Grumman has successfully tested a modular panel-based sensor array during flight testing last April. ... more
TECH SPACE
Thales introduces ground variant of Sea Fire radar
Washington (UPI) Jun 20, 2017
Thales has unveiled its latest-generation multi-function ground radars for simultaneous air defense and surveillance missions. ... more
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AEROSPACE
Northrup Grumman to upgrade F-16 radars
Washington (UPI) Jun 20, 2017
Northrop Grumman is to upgrade dozens of U.S. Air National Guard F-16s with APG-83 Scalable Agile Beam Radar, the company announced this week. ... more
TECH SPACE
Lockheed Martin receives radar training system contract
Washington (UPI) Jun 20, 2017
Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $108 million contract for the Advanced Radar Threat System Variant 2, or ARTS-V2, the Department of Defense announced Monday. ... more
UAV NEWS
Leonardo debuts new target drone at Paris Air Show
Washington (UPI) Jun 16, 2017
Leonardo debuted its new Mirach 40 aerial target drone at the the 2017 Paris Air Show, the company announced on Friday. ... more
TECH SPACE
Saudi deal for counterfire radars approved by U.S. State Department
Washington (UPI) Jun 6, 2017
A possible $662 million sale of AN/TPQ-53(V) radar systems and related support to Saudi Arabia has been approved by the U.S. State Department. ... more
MILTECH
BAE Systems integrates motion sensors in GXP software
Washington (UPI) Jun 6, 2017
BAE Systems is helping intelligence analysts identify intelligence threats through the use of motion sensors integrated into its Geospatial eXploitation Products line of software. ... more
TECH SPACE
Northrop Grumman receives AESA radar contract
Washington (UPI) Jun 1, 2017
The U.S. Air Force awarded a contract to Northrop Grumman for 72 radar systems, as well as spares and support services, the Department of Defense announced on Wednesday. ... more


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TECH SPACE
Arralis launches plug and play Ka band chipset
Dublin, Ireland (SPX) May 19, 2017
Irish company Arralis, world leaders in building technology and products that are the future of global radar and wireless communications, are announcing the launch of their new Leonis Ka band chipse ... more
MISSILE NEWS
Israeli missile ship receives new radar
Washington (UPI) May 17, 2017
An Israeli Navy Saar 4.5 missile ship is conducting operational sea trials of its new advanced ALPHA (Advanced Lightweight Phased Array) ELM-2258 radar. ... more
UAV NEWS
Drone to replace Israeli manned maritime patrol aircraft
Washington (UPI) May 17, 2017
Heron 1 unmanned aerial systems are to replace manned Sea Scan maritime patrol aircraft of the Israeli Air Force. ... more
SPACEWAR
US Hypersonic Aircraft Will Not Catch Russia Flat-Footed
Moscow (Sputnik) May 18, 2017
Speedy as they are, moving at about 6 kilometers a second (3.7 miles a second), the US hypersonic aircraft are still not fast enough to avoid the eagle eyes of Russia's missile attack warning system ... more



Oman receives first Eurofighter Typhoon
Washington DC (UPI) Jun 24, 2017
The first of 12 Eurofighter Typhoon fighter aircraft has been deliver to the Royal Air Force of Oman in a ceremony held this week. Commander of the Royal Air Force Air Vice-Marshal Mattar bin Ali bin Mattar Al Obaidani was present for the ceremony on Wednesday at Adam Air Base in Oman. The Royal Air Force of Oman currently relies on small numbers of F-16 fighters and Hawk light a ... more
Washington (UPI) Jun 20, 2017
Congress considering restart of F-22 program
Washington (UPI) Jun 22, 2017
Britain readies base for arrival of F-35 jets next year
Washington (AFP) June 20, 2017
Grounded US F-35s to resume flying after oxygen problem
Electric Boat receives $203 million Trident II missile tube contract
Washington DC (UPI) Jun 24, 2017
Electric Boat has been awarded a $203 million modification to an existing contract to increase design support for the Columbia-class ballistic missile submarine. The contract applies to the joint U.S. Navy-United Kingdom Common Missile Compartment program. The work will be undertaken at Groton, Conn., Newport News, Va., and several other sites, the Department of Defense announced Thursd ... more
Washington DC (UPI) Jun 24, 2017
Arete Associates receives mine detection contract for Littoral Combat Ship
Washington (UPI) Jun 22, 2017
Metal Shark Boats receives patrol vessel contract
Washington DC (UPI) Jun 24, 2017
New torpedo planned for French navy passes qualification firing
New reports confirm near-perfect performance record for civil GPS service
Los Angeles AFB CA (SPX) Jun 21, 2017
The U.S. Air Force released two technical reports demonstrating that the Global Positioning System (GPS) continues to deliver exceptional performance to civilian users around the world. GPS is a U.S. Air Force satellite system that provides highly dependable positioning, navigation, and timing (PNT) services to military and civilian users around the world, free of direct user charges. Oper ... more
New Delhi (Sputnik) Jun 20, 2017
India to Make Native Navigation System Mandatory For All Aircraft
Beijing (XNA) Jun 14, 2017
BDS Precise Service System covers over 300 Chinese cities
Paris (ESA) Jun 09, 2017
Galileo grows: two more satellites join working constellation
Proba-V images Portuguese forest fire
Paris (ESA) Jun 23, 2017
ESA's Proba-V minisatellite has captured the forest fire raging in central Portugal, revealing blackened scars and columns of smoke as well as pinpointing active fire hotspots. More than a thousand firefighters are tackling the forest fire in the Pedrogao Grande region, north east of Lisbon, which has been aflame since Saturday. Some 64 people have been reported dead and more than 130 inju ... more
Beijing, China (SPX) Jun 22, 2017
A smokestack to the Northern Hemisphere stratosphere
Cotonou (AFP) June 18, 2017
Free mapping: plotting development in Africa
Munich, Germany (SPX) Jun 22, 2017
Watching cities grow
Harris Corp. awarded Special Forces radio contract
Washington (UPI) Jun 13, 2017
Harris Corp. RF Communications was awarded a $255 million maximum-ceiling contract for the Special Operations Forces Tactical Communications Next Generation Manpack, or STC NGMP, radio, the Department of Defense announced on Monday. The contract is in support of the Special Operations Commands Capital Equipment Replacement Program, which includes replacing legacy models of man portable ... more
Munich, Germany (SPX) Jun 08, 2017
Airbus provides German troops with support communications at 15 sites worldwide
Singapore (SPX) May 30, 2017
Airbus further extends channel partner program for military satellite communications in Asia
Washington (UPI) May 17, 2017
Radio communications have surprising influence on Earth's near-space environment
First upgraded LAV-ATM anti-tank vehicles roll off line for Marines
Washington DC (UPI) Jun 24, 2017
The first two Light Armored Vehicle Anti-Tank Modernization A2s have completed their retrofitting with the Modified Target Acquisition System weapons turret. The upgrade was completed at Production Plant Barstow, Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, Calif., by Raytheon technicians, the U.S. Marine Corps said on Friday. The MTAS replaces the Emerson 901 turret in use on the LAV si ... more
Washington (UPI) Jun 20, 2017
Lockheed debuts C-130J variant for special operations forces
Washington (UPI) Jun 20, 2017
Elbit debuts loitering munition system
Washington (UPI) Jun 20, 2017
Australia tests combat recon vehicles
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Weapons found after shots fired in oil field: Saudi
Riyadh (AFP) June 19, 2017
Saudi Arabia said Monday it had seized weapons from a boat captured after the navy fired warning shots at vessels approaching a Gulf oil platform, at a time of tensions with Iran and Qatar. Three small boats entered Saudi territorial waters at about 8:30 pm on Friday and "headed at speed towards platforms of (the) Saudi oil field of Marjan", a government statement said. Saudi naval force ... more
Washington (UPI) Jun 15, 2017
Mattis, Dunford press Congress for increased, stable budgets
Washington (UPI) Jun 14, 2017
Senate narrowly defeats resolution blocking Saudi arms sale
Washington (UPI) Jun 12, 2017
Dassault, Indian partner breaking ground on facility
Test of US-Japanese missile interceptor fails
Washington (AFP) June 22, 2017
The US Navy and the Japanese ministry of defense have unsuccessfully attempted to intercept a ballistic missile in a test of a jointly built system off Hawaii, the US military said Wednesday. The two nations have been working together since 2006 to develop a variant of the Standard Missile-3, a ship-launched missile that operates as part of the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System. Tue ... more
Seoul (AFP) June 24, 2017
S. Koreans march to protest US missile defence system
Seoul (AFP) June 13, 2017
Suspected N.Korea drone filmed missile defence site: Seoul
Seoul (AFP) June 9, 2017
Seoul trapped between a rock and a THAAD place; NK tests cruise missile
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Raytheon, Kongsberg to bid for Navy missile contract
Washington (UPI) Jun 20, 2017
Raytheon and Kongsberg Gruppen are to offer their Naval Strike Missile to the U.S. Navy's for use on littoral combat ships and future frigates. The offering for the Navy's Over-the-Horizon program will be made prior to the June 23 deadline, Raytheon announced on Wednesday. The NSM is a long-range, precision missile for use against heavily defended land and sea targets. Raytheon s ... more
Washington (UPI) Jun 20, 2017
IAI test fires new surface-to-surface missile
Washington (UPI) Jun 20, 2017
New SM-6 missile variant to begin at-sea testing
Washington (UPI) Jun 19, 2017
Raytheon receives $618 million contract for SM-2 missiles
China orders halt to video streaming on major websites
Beijing (AFP) June 22, 2017
China's media oversight body announced Thursday that it has ordered three prominent Internet companies to terminate their video and audio streaming services. The State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television said in a statement that the sites - including the massively popular Sina Weibo microblogging platform, iFeng.com and ACFUN - did not possess the permits requi ... more
Washington (AFP) June 20, 2017
Social media 'bots' from Russia distorting global politics: study
Washington (AFP) June 19, 2017
Data firm working for Trump exposed 198 mn voter files: researchers
Washington (AFP) June 16, 2017
Big scientific breakthrough at sub-atomic level holds promise for secure comms
N.Korea conducts rocket engine test: US official
Seoul (AFP) June 23, 2017
North Korea has tested a rocket engine that could be fitted to an intercontinental ballistic missile, a US official said, in an apparent provocation ahead of a summit between President Donald Trump and the leader of South Korea. President Moon Jae-In heads to Washington next week to meet Trump for the first time since taking office in May, as tensions soar on the Korean peninsula over Kim Jo ... more
London (AFP) June 23, 2017
Iran nuclear chief urges West to save historic deal
Seoul (AFP) June 24, 2017
Second N. Korean soldier defects to S. Korea in a month
Washington (AFP) June 23, 2017
China's top diplomat holds talks with Trump on N. Korea
Return to the blue
Paris (ESA) Jun 22, 2017
How do you prepare for space missions on Earth? One way is to simulate an expedition into space underwater. Yesterday, six aquanauts dived almost 20 m to the sea floor where they will spend 10 days living and working below the waves. The team taking part in NEEMO 22, the 22nd NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations mission, consists of astronauts, technicians and scientists who are now ... more
Novosibirsk (Sputnik) Jun 23, 2017
Russia's Roscosmos May Provide Indian Astronauts With Training in Future
Fort Carson CO (SPX) Jun 21, 2017
NASA Selects Army Surgeon for Astronaut Training
Bethesda MD (SPX) Jun 19, 2017
Teachers doubt most students interested in subjects that promote space careers
Directed Energy And Next Generation Munitions - 26-28 June - Washington DC
Orbex reveals space rocket factory
London, UK (SPX) Jun 23, 2017
Welcoming the UK's focus on low-cost, reliable commercial spaceflight activities in the Queens's Speech, a UK company has revealed details of a 1200m2 space rocket factory currently building vertical launch vehicles that will be launched into orbit from the UK. Orbex, a UK company that has raised significant venture capital investment, is building a space micro-launcher, a small launch veh ... more
Pasadena CA (JPL) Jun 23, 2017
Developing Landing Tech for Space
Moscow (Sputnik) Jun 23, 2017
Putin: Russia, Brazil Consider Joint Space Launches From Brazilian Spaceport
Vandenberg AFB CA (SPX) Jun 26, 2017
Amtrak to SpaceX Launch, Wifi hack, Spectacular trip, But where's my SatPhone...
Russia warships and sub fire cruise missiles at Syria: Moscow
Moscow (AFP) June 23, 2017
Two Russian warships and a submarine in the Mediterranean have fired missiles at Islamic State group targets in Syria, the defence ministry said Friday. It said that Turkish and Israeli military "were informed in a timely manner of the missile launches through communication channels," but it did not mention the United States. Russia suspended its communication channel with the US about m ... more
Jerusalem (AFP) June 24, 2017
Israel launches air raid on Syria in return for fire: army
Ankara (AFP) June 22, 2017
Blast hits western Turkey near NATO facility: state media
Paris (AFP) June 23, 2017
Colombia's FARC to finish disarming on Friday: president
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