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June 26, 2017
MISSILE NEWS
SM-3 Block IIA missile fails intercept test



Washington (UPI) Jun 22, 2017
The U.S. Missile Defense Agency and the Japan Ministry of Defense conducted a intercept test of the Standard Missile-3 Block IIA in the ocean off Hawaii. The launch ended in failure when the SM-3 missed its target, a medium-range ballistic missile launched from the Pacific Missile Range Facility on Kauai, Hawaii. The launching ship, the USS John Paul Jones, successfully detected and tracked the missile with its AN/SPY-1 radar and engaged, but failed to score a hit. This marks the ... 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



Grounded US F-35s to resume flying after oxygen problem
Washington (AFP) June 20, 2017
Dozens of F-35 stealth fighters that were grounded for 11 days due to an oxygen-supply problem aboard the expensive warplanes will resume flying on Wednesday, the US Air Force said. Investigators were unable to identify a root cause of the issue, which had prompted the 56th Fighter Wing of Luke Air Force Base, Arizona to ground its F-35s. "However, specific concerns were eliminated as po ... more
Washington (UPI) Jun 20, 2017
Congress considering restart of F-22 program
Washington (UPI) Jun 20, 2017
Lockheed Martin still moving F-16 production to South Carolina
Paris (AFP) June 20, 2017
Chinese and Russians aim to end Airbus-Boeing duopoly
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 (UPI) Jun 20, 2017
Leidos receives anti-submarine warfare system contract
Washington (UPI) Jun 20, 2017
Royal Australian Navy receives first Hobart-class destroyer
Washington (UPI) Jun 20, 2017
New Navy transport launched
India to Make Native Navigation System Mandatory For All Aircraft
New Delhi (Sputnik) Jun 20, 2017
The Indian government will soon require all aircraft registered to fly in India to use Gagan, the country's own navigation system. The notification for this will be issued in the next few weeks and will be effective from January 2019. The availability of Gagan signal in space will bridge the gap between European Union's EGNOS and Japan's MSAS coverage areas, thereby offering seamless navig ... more
Los Angeles AFB CA (SPX) Jun 21, 2017
New reports confirm near-perfect performance record for civil GPS service
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
Elbit debuts loitering munition system
Washington (UPI) Jun 20, 2017
SkyStriker, a tactical and loitering aerial munition system for precise airstrikes, has been spotlighted at the Paris Air Show by Elbit Systems Ltd. of Israel. SkyStriker is a remotely operated electro-optical munition that is capable of locating and striking targets marked by an operator on the ground. It features an electric propulsion system that provides a low acoustic signature and ... more
Washington (UPI) Jun 20, 2017
NCI wins place on $37.4B C4ISR-related contract vehicle
Prague (AFP) June 14, 2017
Prague aims to halt EU gun control law
Washington (UPI) Jun 20, 2017
Gentex receives $51 million contract for helmets
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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
S. Koreans march to protest US missile defence system
Seoul (AFP) June 24, 2017
Thousands of protesters marched near the US embassy in Seoul on Saturday, accusing President Donald Trump of "forcing" South Korea to deploy a controversial American missile defence system opposed by China. The protest came as South Korea's new president Moon Jae-In heads to Washington next week for his first summit with Trump amid soaring tensions over Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions. Ar ... more
Washington (AFP) June 22, 2017
Test of US-Japanese missile interceptor fails
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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IAI test fires new surface-to-surface missile
Washington (UPI) Jun 20, 2017
Israel Aerospace Industries has announced a successful firing trial of its new long-range LORA missile against a pre-planned target. LORA, or long-range artillery weapon system, is made up of a tactical ground-to-ground missile with a range of nearly 249 miles and a precision range of 32 feet of better. In the firing trial, part of a conclusive stage for the sale of the system to ... more
Washington (UPI) Jun 20, 2017
Raytheon, Kongsberg to bid for Navy missile contract
Washington (UPI) Jun 22, 2017
SM-3 Block IIA missile fails intercept test
Washington (UPI) Jun 20, 2017
New SM-6 missile variant to begin at-sea testing
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
Iran nuclear chief urges West to save historic deal
London (AFP) June 23, 2017
Iran's nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi is urging the West to change course in the Middle East in order to save the historic atomic deal, saying "the moment of truth has arrived". The accord, reached between Tehran and world powers in Vienna in July 2015, saw Iran drastically curb its nuclear activities. In return, nuclear-related Western and UN sanctions were lifted. But writing in Friday ... more
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
New York (AFP) June 24, 2017
Violinist shines new spotlight on Australia nuclear tests
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
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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
Vandenberg AFB CA (SPX) Jun 26, 2017
Amtrak to SpaceX Launch, Wifi hack, Spectacular trip, But where's my SatPhone...
New Delhi (Sputnik) Jun 24, 2017
India launches PSLV rocket with 31 satellites
Myanmar releases nearly 70 more child soldiers: UNICEF
Yangon (AFP) June 23, 2017
Myanmar's military released 67 child soldiers on Friday, its first discharge this year as part of a slow process to end decades of forced recruitment of underage fighters that began under the former junta. There are no concrete figures on how many children are still among the estimated 500,000 troops that serve in Myanmar's military or the ethnic rebel armies it battles in the country's bor ... more
Moscow (AFP) June 23, 2017
Russia warships and sub fire cruise missiles at Syria: Moscow
Jerusalem (AFP) June 24, 2017
Israel launches air raid on Syria in return for fire: army
Herzliya, Israel (AFP) June 22, 2017
Defence minister accuses Abbas of wanting Israel-Hamas war
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