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July 24, 2016
U.S. Army delivers Q-36 Firefinder radar to Ukrainian military
Washington (UPI) Jul 21, 2016
The U.S. Army delivered AN-TPQ-36 Firefinder radar systems to the Ukrainian military, the service's Security Assistance Command said Wednesday. The delivery took place July 2, the Army said in a statement. The Q-36 radar, with its early detection capability, will help defend against rocket, mortar and artillery attacks, "a constant and lethal threat to military personnel and civilian populations in eastern Ukraine," the Army said. The delivery was part of the Fiscal 2016 Ukraine S ... read more

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Lockheed Martin's INFIRNO sensor makes first Black Hawk flight
Lockheed Martin's INFIRNO sensor system recently completed its maiden flight on an H-60 Black Hawk helicopter, the company announced. ... more

Better understanding post-earthquake fault movement
Preparation and good timing enabled Gareth Funning and a team of researchers to collect a unique data set following the 2014 South Napa earthquake that showed different parts of the fault, sometimes ... more

New record in microwave detection
Aalto University scientists have broken the world record by fourteen fold in the energy resolution of thermal photodetection. The record was made using a partially superconducting microwave detector ... more
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Raytheon, USAF test small diameter bomb II system
Raytheon and the U.S. Air Force are beginning to flight test the Small Diameter Bomb II, or SDB II, in coordinate attack and laser illuminated attack modes, the company said Monday. ... more


Raytheon to help develop new Army radar
Raytheon has received a $1.1 million grant from the Army Research Laboratory to develop technology for the Army's next-generation radar program, the company announced Monday. ... more

Transition from Operations to Decommissioning by Preparing a Safe, Cost-Effective Shut Down and Waste Management Strategy

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Raytheon's air and missile defense radar to be tested
Raytheon has delivered the first AN/SPY-6(V) air and missile defense radar early to the U.S. Navy's Pacific Missile Range Facility in Hawaii, the company announced Thursday. ... more

State Dept. approves $300 million parts sale to Israel
The U.S. State Department has approved a proposed $300 million sale of excess SH-60F Sea Hawk helicopter equipment and support to Israel. ... more
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Teaching drones about the birds and the bees
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Chinese, Japanese warplanes in close encounter
Beijing and Tokyo were at loggerheads Tuesday over accusations Japanese warplanes locked their fire control radar onto Chinese aircraft, as state-run Chinese media said the country needed to be ready for "military confrontation" elsewhere. ... more

Lockheed's Q-53 shows drone tracking capability
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More wind power added to French grid
A French energy company said Friday it commissioned one of the most powerful wind farms of its kind in the country, equipped with "stealth" technology. ... more

N.Korean missile reached 1,000 kilometre-altitude: Japan
One of two powerful medium-range missiles launched by North Korea on Wednesday reached an altitude of 1,000 kilometres (620 miles), Japan's defence ministry said, with analysts saying that accomplishment is sufficient to label it a "success". ... more
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Below the Radar: Russia's S-400, S-500 Set to Become Invisible to Enemies
In an age when stealth is the game-changing capability everyone aspires to achieve, Russia's top-of-the-line air defense systems, the S-400 and the S-500, will receive an upgrade that will allow the ... more

Serco gets $38 million missile radar contract
Serco has been awarded a $38 million U.S. Army contract to upgrade the High Altitude Electromagnetic Pulse, or HEMP, protection portion of the Ballistic Missile Early Warning System radar, the company announced Friday. ... more

Giant sinkholes near West Texas oil patch towns are growing
Residents of Wink and neighboring Kermit have grown accustomed to the two giant sinkholes that sit between their small West Texas towns. But now radar images taken of the sinkholes by an orbiting sp ... more

Thales unveils Ground Master 60 mobile radar
Thales Group will showcase its new Ground Master 60 multi-mission radar this week at the Eurosatory defense expo, the company announced Monday. ... more

Danish parliament approves F-35 buy
Lockheed Martin's F-35 Lightning II has been approved for acquisition by the Danish parliament to replace the country's F-16 aircraft, the Ministry of Defense reports. ... more


Interest in IAI's Drone Guard counter-drone system grows
Israel Aerospace Industries reports increasing customer demand for its new unmanned aerial vehicle detection and disruption system, Drone Guard. ... more

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Indonesia frees vessel captured by suspected pirates: navy

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LONGBOW fire control radar for India's Apache helos

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Sentinel-1B launched to complete radar pair

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