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May 04, 2016
SUPERPOWERS
Russian jets regularly violate Estonian airspace
Paris (AFP) May 3, 2016
Russian military planes regularly violate Estonian airspace, the former Soviet state's defence minister said Tuesday, describing such behaviour as "incredibly reckless". "They violate our airspace on a fairly regular basis, they fly across the Baltic Sea with the transponders switched off," Hannes Hanso told a small group of reporters on a visit to Paris to meet his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian. While military radar can detect a plane even when its transponders are switched off, radar d ... read more
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AEROSPACE

LONGBOW fire control radar for India's Apache helos
LONGBOW LLC, a joint venture company of Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman, is to produce its fire control radar to India for use on the Indian Air Force's new Apache AH-64E attack helicopters. ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION

Sentinel-1B delivers
Launched on 25 April from Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana, Sentinel-1B has produced its first images only two hours after the radar was switched on - a record time for a space radar. The f ... more
LAUNCH PAD

Soyuz demonstrates Arianespace mission flexibility
Arianespace's third flight of 2016 has demonstrated the versatility of its medium-lift Soyuz launcher, which deployed five European satellites of varying sizes into three different low Earth orbits ... more
24/7 News Coverage of Defense News


TECH SPACE

Companies named for Navy's open RF program
A dozen U.S. companies have won places on a multiple-award, IDIQ contract for the Navy's Electromagnetic Maneuver Warfare Command and Control program. ... more


EARTH OBSERVATION

Sentinel-1B launched to complete radar pair
The second Sentinel-1 satellite - Sentinel-1B - was launched today to provide more 'radar vision' for Europe's environmental Copernicus programme. Sentinel-1B lifted off on a Soyuz rocket from ... more

Space Tech Expo - Design - Build - Test - Pasadena CA - May 24-26, 2016

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SPACEMART

Teams ready for Sentinel-1B launch
A final, full rehearsal has confirmed that teams at ESA's mission control are ready for tomorrow's launch of the Sentinel-1B radar satellite. An Arianespace rocket carrying Sentinel-1B is set to del ... more
TECH SPACE

Hanwha Thales preferred bidder for KF-X radar contract
Hanwha Thales has been selected as the preferred bidder by the South Korean military for development of an advanced radar system for the Korean Fighter Experimental project, or KF-X. ... more
24/7 News Coverage
The United States absorbed carbon dioxide despite a drought

A single-celled organism capable of learning

It's the rain's fault

Model predicts how forests will respond to climate change

Satellite coverage for polar bears and penguins

Sentinel-1B delivers

US climate-adaptation plans long on ideas, short on details, priorities

EARTH OBSERVATION

Sentinel-1B will complete European Radar Vision initiative
Pre-launch preparations for the Sentinel-1B satellite, carrying an Airbus Defence and Space built radar instrument, are in full swing at Europe's Kourou Spaceport in French Guiana. The satellite, wh ... more
LAUNCH PAD

Europe to launch satellites for Earth, Einstein
Europe is set to launch two satellites on Friday with very important missions: one will track environmental damage to Earth, while the other will test a mainstay of physics theory. ... more
SPACEMART

Training beyond the expected
With rigorous training complete, satellite operations teams are ready to assume control of Sentinel-1B - and for any problems that might come along. On Friday, ESA's Sentinel-1B is set to join ident ... more
Human 2 Mars Conference May 17-19 2016 - Washington DC
Cryogenic Buyer's Guide
Transition from Operations to Decommissioning by Preparing a Safe, Cost-Effective Shut Down and Waste Management Strategy The World's Largest Commercial Drone Conference and Expo - Sept 7-9 - Las Vegas
Directed Energy And Next Generation Munitions - 20-22 June - Washington DC
FLOATING STEEL

Australia's sixth ANZAC-class frigate modernized
The sixth of eight ANZAC-class frigates of the Royal Australian Navy has been undocked by BAE Systems Australia after major modernization work. ... more
UAV NEWS

Rafael rolls out 'Drone Dome' anti-drone system
Israeli defense firm Rafael unveiled its latest anti-drone defensive system, which the company claims can track, target and destroy enemy unmanned aircraft within a two mile radius. ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Making invisible physics visible

Nuclear pores captured on film

River food webs threatened by widespread hydropower practice

Anomalous sinking of spheres in apparently fixed powder beds discovered

Quantum sensors for high-precision magnetometry of superconductors

U.S. throws more money at solar power

Joint Venture to Build 1000 Megawatts of Solar Across China

NUKEWARS

N. Korea missile launch fails on founder's birthday
North Korea tried and failed to test-fire what appeared to be a medium-range Musudan missile on the birthday of founding leader Kim Il-Sung Friday, a high-profile misstep after Pyongyang claimed a series of breakthroughs in its nuclear weapons programme. ... more
WAR REPORT

Fewer Russian jets on ground in Syria but Moscow still key to fighting
Around a dozen Russian warplanes stand on the tarmac at the Hmeimim base inside government-held territory on Syria's Mediterranean coast. ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION

Twiss interferometry offers new approach for remote sensing
A team from the University of Rochester has shown that fluctuations in "twisted light" could be exploited for a range of applications, from detecting rotating black holes to object detection by lida ... more
TECH SPACE

GenDyn completes Space Fence radar array structure
The construction and walk-through of a 7,000 square-foot ground radar array structure for the Space Fence system has been completed by General Dynamics. ... more
SUPERPOWERS

US, Philippines hold war games as China flexes muscles
Thousands of US and Filipino soldiers will on Monday launch annual war games that this year are being seen as a show of strength in the face of China's increasing assertiveness in the region. ... more

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TIME AND SPACE

New use for X-rays: A radar gun for unruly atoms
X-rays have long been used to make pictures of tiny objects, even single atoms. Now a team of scientists has discovered a new use for X-rays at the atomic scale: using them like a radar gun to measu ... more
TRADE WARS

Amazon makes foray into fashion world
Amazon has been making moves over the past few months to position itself as a force in the ready-to-wear fashion world. ... more
24/7 News Coverage
The United States absorbed carbon dioxide despite a drought

A single-celled organism capable of learning

It's the rain's fault

Model predicts how forests will respond to climate change

Satellite coverage for polar bears and penguins

Sentinel-1B delivers

US climate-adaptation plans long on ideas, short on details, priorities



FLOATING STEEL

MBDA, Qatar sign MOU for coastal defense system

MISSILE NEWS

India acquiring Stinger missiles for its new helicopters

SATURN DAILY

Cassini Spies Titan's Tallest Peaks

TECH SPACE

Lockheed Martin Opens Space Fence Test Facility

TECH SPACE

Saab showcases Sea Giraffe 1X air and surface naval radar

FLOATING STEEL

Kelvin Hughes radar for British Navy vessels

TIME AND SPACE

Flexible skin that traps radar waves, cloaks objects

EARTH OBSERVATION

Sentinel-3A rides the waves

TECH SPACE

New radar system set for testing

TECH SPACE

New NTU microchip shrinks radar cameras to fit into a palm

US presses Xi on South China Sea non-militarization

China to secure 'de facto' control of S. China Sea: US admiral

Romania orders Lockheed Martin radar systems

Russian Space Intelligence Center to Receive New Radars

Turkish Air Force gets new EW radar system

Beijing building radar in South China Sea: think tank

US F-22 stealth fighters fly over S. Korea in show of force

Saab's new GlobalEye radar integrated with Bombardier jet

China deploys missiles on disputed South China Sea island: report

Israel Aerospace Industries unveils new loitering munitions

US approves F-16 sale to Pakistan

Saab, Indian firm in joint venture for missile programs

Radar reveals the hidden secrets of wombat warrens

Amphibious assault ship USS Bataan completes sea trials

Mission teams prepare for critical days


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