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May 26, 2017
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 chipset, which will complement their growing millimetre wave communications product portfolio. Ka band antennas are 400% smaller than their Ku band rivals which opens up the consumer and connected vehicle markets to high data rate and low latency satellite communications. Companies such as Facebook, Inm ... read more

SPACEWAR
45th Space Wing enables nation's space mission
Washington DC (AFNS) May 19, 2017
Space launches may soon be an almost weekly sight on Florida's Space Coast. As the need for space lift grows globally, partnerships between the Air Force, other government agencies and the com ... 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
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MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS
Navy receiving data terminal sets from Leonardo DRS
Washington DC (UPI) May 15, 2017
High-performance Link-11/Link-22 data terminal sets and related communications equipment are to be delivered to the U.S. Navy by Leonardo DRS. ... more
TECH SPACE
Northrop Grumman delivers new battlefield radar
Washington (UPI) May 12, 2017
Northrop Grumman is delivering the first low-rate production units of the AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task-Oriented Radar, or G/ATOR, to the Marine Corps, the company announced Thursday. ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION
NASA team pursues blobs and bubbles with new PetitSat mission
Greenbelt MD (SPX) May 10, 2017
Figuring out how plasma bubbles and blobs affect one another and ultimately the transmission of communications, GPS, and radar signals in Earth's ionosphere will be the job of a recently selected Cu ... more
TECH SPACE
Shape-changing fog screen invented
Sussex UK (SPX) May 08, 2017
There is something spooky about being able to see and talk to the pirate Blackbeard while one walks down a dark alley and then stepping right through him as he disappears into thin air. Such enterta ... more
TECH SPACE
First underwater carpet cloak realized, with metamaterial
Beijing, China (SPX) May 08, 2017
Researchers at the Institute of Acoustics (IOA) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences have designed and fabricated an underwater acoustic carpet cloak using transformation acoustics, a scientific first ... more
UAV NEWS
Fire Scout helicopter drone to receive software, radar upgrade
Washington (UPI) May 4, 2017
Northrop Grumman has been awarded a contract for $36.8 million to integrate radar systems on the MQ-8C Fire Scout drone helicopter. The pre-existing contract will include software updates, testing programs, and installation and support systems. ... more


Raytheon starts low-rate radar production

ICE WORLD
Satellites track Antarctic ice loss over decades
Paris (ESA) May 04, 2017
Over two decades of observations by five radar satellites show the acceleration of ice loss of 30 glaciers in Western Palmer Land in the southwest Antarctic Peninsula. The study in Geophysical ... more
DISASTER MANAGEMENT
Researchers develop radar simulator to characterize scattering of debris in tornadoes
Washington DC (SPX) May 03, 2017
Researchers have developed the first numerical polarimetric radar simulator to study and characterize the scattering of debris particles in tornadoes. The results of their study are published ... more
TECH SPACE
Raytheon receives $327M radar contract for U.S. Navy
Washington (UPI) May 2, 2017
Raytheon has received a contract modification for $327.1 million for the low-rate production of the Air and Missile Defense Radar system. ... more
WEATHER REPORT
SimRadar: A polarimetric radar time-series simulator for tornadic debris studies
Norman, OK (SPX) May 02, 2017
A University of Oklahoma research team with the Advanced Radar Research Center has developed the first numerical polarimetric radar simulator to study and characterize scattering mechanisms of debri ... more



Lockheed Martin receives F-35 cost-reduction contract
Washington DC (UPI) May 22, 2017
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Corp. has received a $137.8 million contract modification for cost-reduction programs for the initial low-rate production of the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter, the Department of Defense announced on May 19. The work will primarily be performed in Waco, Texas, El Segundo, Calif. and Warton, England, with other work being completed across the United St ... more
Shanghai (AFP) May 22, 2017
China, Russia launch long-haul challenge to Boeing, Airbus
Hong Kong (AFP) May 22, 2017
Cathay Pacific sacks 600 staff in major shakeup
Washington (UPI) May 19, 2017
Boeing considering further Super Hornet upgrades
Lockheed awarded contract for Trident II D5 navigation subsystem
Washington (UPI) May 25, 2017
Lockheed Martin Rotary and Missile Systems has received a $79.9 million contract from the U.S. Department of Defense for technical and program management support services for the Trident II D5 Shipboard System Integration, or SSI, with the program focusing on the missile system's navigation subsystem. The contract covers navigation hardware, software design, installation and services fo ... more
Washington DC (UPI) May 22, 2017
General Dynamics to support Columbia-class submarine development
Washington (UPI) May 19, 2017
General Atomics receives Ford-class carrier contract
Washington (UPI) May 18, 2017
Lockheed Martin lays keel for USS St. Louis
2 SOPS says goodbye to GPS satellite
Schriever AFB CO (SPX) Apr 26, 2017
At 25-years old, Global Positioning System Satellite Vehicle Number 27 completed its time in orbit before the 2nd Space Operations Squadron said goodbye via final command and disposal here April 18. SVN 27 was launched in 1992, meaning it performed more than triple its design life of 7.5 years. "The most interesting thing about this process for me, was the ability to do some experimentatio ... more
Houston TX (SPX) Apr 18, 2017
Researchers working toward indoor location detection
Paris (ESA) Apr 10, 2017
Galileo's search and rescue service in the spotlight
Managua (AFP) April 7, 2017
Russia inaugurates GPS-type satellite station in Nicaragua
SES-14 integrates NASA ultraviolet space spectrograph
Luxembourg (SPX) May 24, 2017
SES report the successful integration of NASA's Global-Scale Observations of the Limb and Disk (GOLD) hosted payload with SES-14. GOLD will employ an ultraviolet imaging spectrograph to measure densities and temperatures in the Earth's thermosphere and ionosphere in response to Sun-Earth interaction. It is aimed at revolutionizing scientists' understanding of this part of the space e ... more
Chicago IL (SPX) May 26, 2017
Supercomputing helps researchers understand Earth's interior
Washington DC (SPX) May 25, 2017
NASA's CYGNSS Satellite Constellation Begins Public Data Release
Addis Ababa (XNA) May 25, 2017
AU-EU joint space-based initiative calls for proposals
Airbus further extends channel partner program for military satellite communications in Asia
Singapore (SPX) May 26, 2017
Airbus has added Planet Communications Asia Public Co., Ltd. (PlanetComm) to its channel partner programme for Skynet 5 military satellite communication services and expanded the partnership with Speedcast. Under this channel partner agreement, both PlanetComm and Speedcast will be offering Skynet X-band and UHF services as part of their extensive satellite communications portfolios. Speed ... more
Washington (UPI) May 17, 2017
Radio communications have surprising influence on Earth's near-space environment
Washington DC (UPI) May 15, 2017
Navy receiving data terminal sets from Leonardo DRS
Washington DC (UPI) May 11, 2017
European country orders Harris tactical radios
Boeing awarded $1B contract for Redesigned Kill Vehicle
Washington (UPI) May 23, 2017
Boeing has been awarded a $1 billion modification to a previously awarded contract for development of the Redesigned Kill Vehicle, or RKV. The contract includes payload design, ground testing and integration of the RKV with the ground-based interceptor and ground-based midcourse defense systems. The program also covers flight testing and the delivery of four production RKVs for i ... more
Washington DC (UPI) May 22, 2017
Oshkosh secures Marine Corps P-19R contract
Washington (UPI) May 19, 2017
First Piranhas delivered to Danish military
Washington (UPI) May 18, 2017
Australia receives new military trucks
Trump military budget proposal aims to increase readiness
(UPI) May 24, 2017
President Donald Trump's 2018 federal budget proposal includes a $52.7 billion increase in funds for the military over his administration's 2017 request. Trump is requesting $574.5 billion for the Department of Defense for 2018, in addition to another $64.6 billion requested for overseas contingency operations. The planned budget would increase the size of the U.S. military by 56,000 if ... more
Washington DC (UPI) May 22, 2017
Raytheon in partnership with Saudi company
Washington DC (UPI) May 22, 2017
Boeing expands business ties with Saudis
Washington DC (UPI) May 22, 2017
Lockheed Martin secures $28 billion in Saudi contracts
Elbit supplying unidentified customer with missile defense system
Washington (UPI) May 25, 2017
Israel's Elbit Systems Ltd has been awarded a contract to deliver Direct Infrared Counter-Measures to an unidentified international organization. The contract, which will run for three years, has a value of $25 million, Elbit said. "We are proud to have won this contract and to supply the customer with J-Music DIRCM, which include PAWS IR missile warning systems," Elad Aharonson, ... more
Washington (UPI) May 24, 2017
General Dynamics receives Aegis contract from U.S. Navy
Washington DC (Sputnik) May 26, 2017
Lockheed Martin Wins $46 Million for Infrared Missile Warning Satellite
Riyadh (AFP) May 19, 2017
Yemen rebel missile shot down near Saudi capital
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Iran says it has built third underground missile factory
Tehran (AFP) May 25, 2017
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Washington (UPI) May 23, 2017
Successful test for Lockheed's modernized TACMs
Washington DC (UPI) May 22, 2017
Israel unveils new rocket system for special forces
Washington DC (UPI) May 22, 2017
IAI supplying missile systems to India
Jury out on North Korea link to ransomware attack
Washington (AFP) May 25, 2017
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Sydney (AFP) May 26, 2017
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DARPA Picks Design for Next-Generation Spaceplane
Washington DC (SPX) May 24, 2017
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Washington has added tens of millions of dollars in extra defence aid for Israel, a day after US President Donald Trump wound up a visit. He did not say over what timeframe the money would be disbursed. The addition comes on the heels of a weekend announcement of a massive US-Saudi arms deal. Under a 2016 agreement, Washington already bankrolls its ... more
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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 chipset, which will complement their growing millimetre wave communications product portfolio. Ka band antennas are 400% smaller than their Ku band rivals which opens up the consumer and connected veh ... more
Cologne, Germany (SPX) May 25, 2017
Physicists discover mechanism behind granular capillary effect
Washington DC (SPX) May 26, 2017
Collecting real-time data for material microstructural evolution during radiation exposure
Uppsala, Sweden (SPX) May 26, 2017
Achieving magnetic order in two-dimensional materials
DARPA Picks Design for Next-Generation Spaceplane
Washington DC (SPX) May 24, 2017
DARPA has selected The Boeing Company to complete advanced design work for the Agency's Experimental Spaceplane (XS-1) program, which aims to build and fly the first of an entirely new class of hypersonic aircraft that would bolster national security by providing short-notice, low-cost access to space. The program aims to achieve a capability well out of reach today-launches to low Earth o ... more
Logan, UT (SPX) May 24, 2017
SDL-Supported SmallSat Launched from International Space Station
Miami (AFP) May 23, 2017
'Victory' for US astronauts on critical spacewalk to replace power box
Washington DC (SPX) May 24, 2017
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