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March 31, 2015
Australia eyes new air search radar
Canberra, Australia (UPI) Mar 30, 2015
A proposal to replace air search radar aboard Royal Australian Navy frigates has received First Pass approval from the government. The approval for project SEA 1448 Phase 4B – ANZAC Air Search Radar Replacement, enables the Department of Defense to keep working with Australia's CEA Technologies on development of a new air search radar that incorporates an Identification-Friend-or-Foe capability. "CEA is an internationally recognized Australian company that developed the successful Anti ... read more
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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
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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


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
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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

China's Yutu rover reveals Moon's "complex" geological history
The moon's geological history is more complex than previously thought, preliminary results from China's first lunar rover, Yutu, suggested Thursday. Ground-penetrating radar measurements taken ... more
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U.S. Air Force tests Minuteman III missiles

'Yes or no' time as Iran nuclear talks near deadline

China suspected as software site GitHub hit by attack

Spy agencies in 'technology arms race', says British chief

Air strike kills at least 15 at Yemen displaced camp

Iran talks stretch into the night hours before deadline

US drone killed two Iranian troops in Iraq: state media


INDRA Radars Will Reinforce The Management Of Chinese Air Space
Indra has acquired new contracts for deploying its radar surveillance systems in China. The company will implement 5 systems to reinforce control of the Shanghai air space, providing surveillance se ... more

NASA's Soil Moisture Mapper Takes First 'SMAPshots'
Fresh off the recent successful deployment of its 20-foot (6-meter) reflector antenna and associated boom arm, NASA's new Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) observatory has successfully completed a ... more

Venus, if you will, as seen in radar with the GBT
From earthbound optical telescopes, the surface of Venus is shrouded beneath thick clouds made mostly of carbon dioxide. To penetrate this veil, probes like NASA's Magellan spacecraft use radar to r ... more
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New vision system on way for military helicopter pilots
A new system using multiple technologies to enhance helicopter pilot capability to see in degraded visual environments is under development. ... more

New NASA Soil Moisture Mapper Completes Key Milestone
Mission controllers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, today sent commands to unfurl the massive 20-foot-wide (6-meter) reflector antenna on NASA's new Soil Moisture Active ... more
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Atomic Experts to Visit Fukushima in April to Check Contaminated Water

Engineers speed up simulations in computational grand challenge

Electric vehicles may be more useful than previously thought

Super sensitive measurement of magnetic fields

Physicists report technology with potential for sub-micron optical switches

Do biofuel policies seek to cut emissions by cutting food


GaN-based AESA technology available for Patriot system users
Nations using the Patriot defense system can now receive an active electronically scanned array Patriot radar sensor that uses Gallium Nitride technology. ... more

Air Force issues RFI for electronic warfare technology
The U.S. Air Force has issued a Request for Information for a near to midterm technological road map for development of electronic warfare receiver systems. ... more

Saab producing components, sub-systems for Marine Corps radar
Saab's U.S. subsidiary has been contracted to provide components and sub-systems of the U.S. Marine Corps AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar system. ... more

A New Way to View Titan: 'Despeckle' It
During 10 years of discovery, NASA's Cassini spacecraft has pulled back the smoggy veil that obscures the surface of Titan, Saturn's largest moon. Cassini's radar instrument has mapped almost half o ... more

GA-ASI tests sense-and-avoid radar on Predator UAV
A pre-production sense-and-avoid radar system for remotely piloted vehicles has been flight tested aboard a Predator B by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems. ... more

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Lockheed Martin intros new sensor system
Lockheed Martin introduced sensor system that can track and target multiple targets in radar-denied environments. ... more

Novel high-power microwave generator
High-power microwaves are frequently used in civil applications, such as radar and communication systems, heating and current drive of plasmas in fusion devices, and acceleration in high-energy line ... more
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Climate change does not cause extreme winters

Photosynthesis hack needed to feed the world by 2050

Massive study explores ocean response to abrupt climate change

Spring plankton bloom hitches ride to sea's depths on ocean eddies

Deadly Japan quake and tsunami spurred global warming, ozone loss

Mist-collecting plants may help alleviate global water shortages

LiDAR studies Colorado flooding and debris flows


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

Raytheon's enhanced AESA radar a boon for F/A-18 aircraft

Uruguay receives mobile border surveillance system

NASA launching spacecraft with 19 foot lasso

Terrestrial Gamma-ray Flashes, More Common Than Previously Thought?

Technology Innovations Spin NASA's SMAP into Space

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