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April 25, 2015
Navy's Triton drone flies with new radar system
Patuxent River, Md. (UPI) Apr 21, 2015
A U.S. Navy MQ-4C Triton unmanned aerial system has flown for the first time with a new search radar system that provides enhanced surveillance capabilities. The new radar is named the Multi-Function Active Sensor, with a 360-degree view of a large geographic area and providing all-weather coverage for detecting, classifying, tracking and identifying points of interest, Naval Air Systems Command reported. "This first sensor flight is a huge achievement for the program," said Sean Burke, ... read more
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Fast access to CryoSat's Arctic ice measurements now available
ESA's ice mission has become the first satellite to provide information on Arctic sea-ice thickness in near-real time to aid maritime activities in the polar region. Marking five years in orbit just ... more

New order for Selex ES search-and-rescue radars
Search-and-rescue radar for special mission jets of Cobham Aviation Services in Australia have been ordered from Britain's Selex ES, the company announced. ... more

Radar-jamming decoy system completes testing
Raytheon's Miniature Air Launched Decoy-Jammer is closer to full-rate production for the U.S. Air Force following completion of operational testing. ... more
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Britain orders Kelvin Hughes radar system
New offshore patrol vessels for Britain's Royal Navy are to be outfitted with an integrated radar system from Kelvin Hughes called SharpEye. ... more


Mars has belts of glaciers consisting of frozen water
Mars has distinct polar ice caps, but Mars also has belts of glaciers at its central latitudes in both the southern and northern hemispheres. A thick layer of dust covers the glaciers, so they appea ... more
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Mars' dust-covered glacial belts may contain tons of water
New research shows Mars' buried glaciers contain enough ice to cover the entire planet with a coat three feet thick. The evidence also proves the dust-covered glacial belts to contain frozen water, not carbon dioxide. ... more

Upgrade in works for Norway's counter-battery radar
The Norwegian Army's current mobile counter-battery radar is in line for modernization by Saab, which is to design and produce the mid-life upgrade prototype. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Iran, world powers seek to finalise nuclear deal

New safety system for unmanned aerial systems in U.S.

Malaysia urges Beijing's cooperation in South China Sea

X-47B unmanned aerial system demos in-flight refueling

Japan ministers go to Yasukuni hours after China talks

New deadly strikes in Yemen despite rebel demands

Northrop helps stabilize Raytheon optical targeting systems


Raytheon expands radar production facility
Raytheon has completed the expansion of its radar and electronic warfare systems facility in Mississippi amid an expected increased production orders. ... more

Terrain-following autopilot capability eyed for Rafale fighters
French Air Force and Navy authorities are jointly working to develop an autopilot terrain-following capability for its single-seat Rafale fighters. ... more

ISRO Says Multi-Object Tracking Radar Ready for Trials
The indigenously designed Rs. 245-crore multi-object tracking radar (MOTR) is ready to undergo trials, said a senior space scientist at Sriharikota on Saturday. "The multi-object tracking rada ... more
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Saab producing protection systems for Indian helos
More integrated electronic warfare self-protection systems from Saab are to be featured on Indian Air Force and Army Dhruv light helicopters. ... more

Raytheon wins support contract for NORAD
The North American Aerospace Defense Command Cheyenne Mountain Complex is to receive sustainment services from Raytheon. ... more
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'Holey' graphene for energy storage

World-first and new standard achieved in floating lidar as AXYS selects ZephIR 300

Campbell Church Expects Electricity Bill Offset with High Efficiency SunPower Carport

Spear Point Energy Solar Project Helps County Achieve Renewable Energy Goal

Printing silicon on paper, with lasers

Polysolar wins Cognicity Challenge

Quantum 'paparazzi' film photons in the act of pairing up


Australia eyes new air search radar
A proposal to replace air search radar aboard Royal Australian Navy frigates has received First Pass approval from the government. ... more

US Developing Space Radar in Marshall Islands
The US Air Force is establishing an advanced radar system in the Marshall Islands to detect thousands of satellites and space debris, the builder of the Space Fence radar system Lockheed Martin said ... more

Slight surface movements on the radar
Scientists are making advances in the use of satellite radar data - such as those from the Sentinel-1 mission - to monitor Earth's changing surface. Italy's Phlegraean Fields - or Campi Flegrei - is ... more

Ukraine receives first batch of US Humvees
Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko on Wednesday took delivery of ten US armoured vehicles, two days after American lawmakers voted to urge President Barack Obama to provide "lethal" aid to Kiev. ... more

USMC orders targeting system from Elbit Systems America
The U.S. Marines are to receive a new lightweight all-weather targeting capability from Elbit Systems America LLC through a new IDIQ contract. ... more
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Ground broken for Space Fence installation
Construction of facilities for the new Space Fence radar system has been started in the Marshall Islands by the U.S. Air Force and Lockheed Martin. ... more

Russian bombers spark NATO scramble, protest in Baltic
NATO jets were scrambled Tuesday to escort Russian fighters and nuclear-capable bombers flying near the Baltic states and Sweden with their transponders switched off, sparking protests over the danger they posed to civil aviation. ... more
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Venus, if you will, as seen in radar with the GBT


New vision system on way for military helicopter pilots


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GaN-based AESA technology available for Patriot system users


Air Force issues RFI for electronic warfare technology


Saab producing components, sub-systems for Marine Corps radar


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GA-ASI tests sense-and-avoid radar on Predator UAV

Lockheed Martin intros new sensor system

Novel high-power microwave generator

Big US defense blimp stirs privacy jitters

High seas force SpaceX to ditch bid to recycle rocket

SMAP Satellite utilizes Northrop Grumman's AstroMesh Reflector

Taiwan's F-16s receiving Northrop Grumman fire control radar

Moog Supports Delta 2 of SMAP satellite

Japan Successfully Launches New Spy Satellite

Japan delays launch of satellite due to weather

NASA Data Peers into Greenland's Ice Sheet

Airbus DS sells Belgian electronics factory

Asteroid That Flew Past Earth Has Moon

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