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October 18, 2017
TECH SPACE
Saab upgrading Norwegian radars under NATO contract



Washington (UPI) Oct 11, 2017
Saab announced Wednesday it will upgrade air surveillance radars in Norway under a contract received from the NATO Support and Procurement Agency. The upgraded radars are Sindre 1 units, which Saab will deliver to Norway between now and 2020, the company said in a news release. Saab Technologies Norway and Saab Defense and Security USA will work on the project in Halden, Norway, and Syracuse, N.Y., respectively. The company's work will include replacing obsolete hardware and upgrading ol ... read more

TECH SPACE
Thales demos capability of ballistic missile tracking radar
Washington (UPI) Oct 9, 2017
Thales' SMART-L MM radar system has successfully demonstrated its missile-tracking capabilities in a U.S. Navy exercise in Europe, the company announced on Monday. ... more
SPACEWAR
New DARPA radar sensor captures video through clouds
Washington (UPI) Sep 29, 2017
A new radar sensor that can capture real-time video through clouds has been developed and demonstrated by the U.S. military. ... more
TECH SPACE
Saab supplying radar to U.S. Coast Guard
Washington (UPI) Oct 3, 2017
Saab is supplying its Sea Giraffe Agile Multi Beam Multi-Mode Radar for the U.S. Coast Guard's newest class of ship, the Offshore Patrol Cutter. ... more
OUTER PLANETS
Helicopter test for Jupiter icy moons radar
Friedrichshafen, Germany (ESA) Oct 03, 2017
A long radar boom that will probe below the surface of Jupiter's icy moons has been tested on Earth with the help of a helicopter. ESA's Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer, JUICE, is scheduled for launch in ... more
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FLOATING STEEL
Saab receives $16.8M contract for Coast Guard patrol cutter radars
Washington (UPI) Sep 25, 2017
Saab Defense and Security has received a $16.8 million contract for the radars system of the Coast Guard Offshore Cutter. ... more
TECH SPACE
Germany-based Hensoldt acquires Kelvin Hughes
Washington (UPI) Sep 29, 2017
German sensor house Hensoldt has acquired Britain's Kelvin Hughes, a provider of security and maritime radar solutions. ... more
MISSILE DEFENSE
PAC-3 MSE Test Successful from Remote Launcher
Dallas TX (SPX) Sep 26, 2017
A Lockheed Martin PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) interceptor successfully intercepted a tactical ballistic missile target on Saturday in the first-ever MSE test from a remote launcher. ... more
MARSDAILY
3-D Analysis Offers New Info on Martian Climate Change, Age of Polar Caps
Tucson AZ (SPX) Sep 26, 2017
Three-dimensional (3-D) subsurface radar volumes generated from thousands of 2-D radar profiles are revealing new information about the polar regions of Mars, including more accurate mapping of CO2 ... more
MISSILE DEFENSE
Lockheed Martin to replace USS Fitzgerald's SPY-1D AEGIS radar
Washington (UPI) Sep 25, 2017
Lockheed Martin has received a $15.5 million modification to a previously awarded contract for the restoration of the damaged USS Fitzgerald. ... more
DISASTER MANAGEMENT
NASA Tech Aids Search Following Mexico Quake
Pasadena CA (JPL) Sep 25, 2017
Disaster relief workers on the ground in Mexico City were responding to this week's 7.1-magnitude earthquake by using a suitcase-sized radar instrument capable of detecting human heartbeats under ru ... more


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IRON AND ICE
NASA-funded research at USC provides evidence of ground-ice on asteroids
Los Angeles CA (SPX) Sep 14, 2017
Research at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering has revealed new evidence for the occurrence of ground ice on the protoplanet Vesta. The work, under the sponsorship of NASA's Planetary Geology and ... more
TECH SPACE
Dormant, Yet Always-Alert Sensor Awakes Only in the Presence of a Signal of Interest
Washington DC (SPX) Sep 13, 2017
Here's your task. Build a tiny sensor that detects a signature of infrared (IR) wavelengths characteristic of a hot tailpipe, a wood fire, or perhaps even a human being. Design the sensor so that it ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION
Airbus to reshape Earth observation market with its Pleiades Neo constellation
Toulouse, France (SPX) Sep 12, 2017
The production of Airbus' four new very high resolution satellites, which together will form the Pleiades Neo constellation, is well on schedule for launch in 2020. They will join the already world ... more
MILTECH
Mobile Camouflage System displayed at DSEI 17
Washington (UPI) Sep 6, 2017
Saab Defense Group will be displaying its business unit Barracuda's Mobile Camouflage System at the Defense and Security Equipment International 2017 trade show, the company announced on Wednesday. ... more



Hear This: 30 Percent Less Noise
Edwards AFB CA (SPX) Oct 18, 2017
The Adaptive Compliant Trailing Edge flight test project, or ACTE, is proving that a new flap design can reduce aircraft noise by as much as 30 percent on takeoff and landing. The second phase of the project, ACTE II, which is expected to continue this fall and conclude at the end of the year, will build on the research and data collected on the flap locked in different positions in flight ... more
Kandahar, Afghanistan (AFP) Oct 15, 2017
Afghan air force gets its own Black Hawk choppers
Tokyo (AFP) Oct 11, 2017
Tokyo residents win compensation over US military base noise
Washington (UPI) Oct 11, 2017
Peraton to help sustain DHS, TSA screening equipment
Navy to commission 14th Virginia-class submarine
Washington (UPI) Oct 5, 2017
The Navy's 14th Virginia-class fast attack submarine will be commissioned into service on Saturday in Virginia. The Navy said Thomas Dee, performing the duties of the Under Secretary of the Navy, will preside over the ceremony for the future USS Washington at Norfolk Naval Station. "The future USS Washington is among the most technologically advanced platforms in the world," Dee ... more
Washington (UPI) Oct 11, 2017
Navy officers fired over 'preventable' USS McCain collision
Washington (UPI) Oct 5, 2017
Leonardo to provide new communications software for Australian submarines
Washington (UPI) Oct 5, 2017
BAE Systems to support Queen Elizabeth carriers
Lockheed Martin's first GPS III Satellite receives green light from Air Force
Washington (UPI) Oct 10, 2017
The U.S. Air Force has given their final acceptance approval to Lockheed Martin's GPS III satellite, the company announced on Tuesday. The available for launch designation, or AFL, from the Air Force is the final stage in accepting new technology under Department of Defense regulations. Lockheed Martin's first GPS III Space Vehicle or GPS III SV01 is expected to deploy in 2018, accordin ... more
Cambridge, Canada (SPX) Sep 26, 2017
exactEarth Announces Agreement with Alltek Marine to Expand Small Vessel Tracking Service Offering
Beijing (XNA) Sep 15, 2017
BeiDou navigation to cover Belt and Road countries by 2018
Beijing (XNA) Sep 19, 2017
China's BeiDou-3 satellites get new chips
Air quality-monitoring satellite in orbit
Plesetsk, Russia (ESA) Oct 16, 2017
The first Copernicus mission dedicated to monitoring our atmosphere, Sentinel-5P, has been launched from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia. The 820 kg satellite was carried into orbit on a Rockot launcher at 09:27 GMT (11:27 CEST) today. The first stage separated 2 min 16 sec after liftoff, followed by the fairing and second stage at 3 min 3 sec and 5 min 19 sec, respectively. The ... more
Paris (ESA) Oct 17, 2017
Sentinel-5P: satellite in excellent health
Washington DC (SPX) Oct 18, 2017
Study reveals new threat to the ozone layer
Schriever AFB CO (SPX) Oct 09, 2017
Satellite transmissions cease, no impact to weather mission
Harris supplying tactical radios to Navy, Marines
Washington (UPI) Oct 16, 2017
Harris Corporation has received a five-year U.S. Navy single-award contract to supply tactical radios to the Navy and Marine Corps. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract single-award contract, which includes ancillary devices, carries a ceiling value of $765 million. "This award stems from our successful long-standing track record of developing and delivering the m ... more
Washington (UPI) Jul 21, 2017
82nd Airborne tests in-flight communication system for paratroopers
Luxembourg (SPX) Oct 10, 2017
SES GS to Provide More MEO-enabled SATCOM Solutions for U.S. Government
Washington (UPI) Oct 9, 2017
L3 satellite terminals for Air National Guard
Israeli artillery shells becoming precision guided weapons
Washington (UPI) Oct 9, 2017
Israel Aerospace Industries is to further develop, produce and supply the Israeli Army with course correction artillery fuzes, the company announced on Monday. The work comes under a tender issued by the Israeli Ministry of Defense's Directorate of Defense Research and Development. Its financial value was not disclosed. "Following years of challenging technological development ef ... more
Washington (UPI) Oct 4, 2017
Rheinmetall, Paravan team on autonomous vehicle technology
Greenbelt, MD (SPX) Oct 06, 2017
Orbit Logic Awarded Navy Autonomy Contract
Washington (UPI) Oct 3, 2017
Australia seeks small diameter bombs from U.S.
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Whistleblower protection bill sent to President as complaints of retaliation grow
Washington (UPI) Oct 13, 2017
In a rare occurrence amid the polarized Congressional body, a bill aimed at strengthening protection for government whistleblowers passed with overwhelming bipartisan support Thursday as retaliation cases continue to be problematic across the federal government. Senate bill 585, the Dr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017, which was introduced by Sen. Ron Johnson, R-W ... more
London (AFP) Oct 10, 2017
UK defence giant BAE Systems to axe almost 2,000 jobs
Washington (UPI) Oct 3, 2017
Leonardo opens new site in Australia
Washington (UPI) Oct 4, 2017
Australia to upgrade submarines, frigates
US to sell $15 bn THAAD missile defense to Saudi Arabia
Washington (AFP) Oct 6, 2017
The US government has approved the sale to Saudi Arabia of the advanced Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system for $15 billion, the State Department said Friday. "This sale furthers US national security and foreign policy interests, and supports the long-term security of Saudi Arabia and the Gulf region in the face of Iranian and other regional threats," a stateme ... more
Sydney (AFP) Oct 3, 2017
Australia's new frigates to feature long-range missile defence system
Dallas TX (SPX) Sep 26, 2017
PAC-3 MSE Test Successful from Remote Launcher
Riyadh (AFP) Sept 24, 2017
Saudi intercepts Yemen rebel missile
State Department approves sale of AMRAAM missiles to Netherlands
Washington (UPI) Oct 11, 2017
The U.S. State Department announced Wednesday it has approved the potential sale of advanced medium range air-to-air missiles, or AMRAAMs, to the Government of the Netherlands given Congressional approval of the $53 million foreign military sale. The Netherlands has requested twenty-six AIM-120 C-7 AMRAAMs, made by Raytheon. The $53 million deal also includes one AMRAAM Guidance Section ... more
Washington (UPI) Oct 11, 2017
Lockheed Martin test of ATACMS missile system successful
Seoul (AFP) Oct 10, 2017
Missile test fears as N. Korea marks key party anniversary
Washington (UPI) Oct 9, 2017
Raytheon integrates Stinger missile with armored vehicle
Engility to help protect DOD technology networks
Washington (UPI) Oct 10, 2017
The U.S. Department of Defense has contracted Engility Holdings to help safeguard acquisition programs and technologies from foreign exploitation. Engility Holdings said the contract to support the Pentagon's Damage Assessment Management Office and Joint Acquisition Protection and Exploitation Cell is worth $28 million. It is for one base year and has four option years. "Protecti ... more
Washington (UPI) Oct 10, 2017
Aircraft cyber-defense capabilities on BAE drawing board
Washington (AFP) Oct 10, 2017
Hacking the election: security flaws need fixing, researchers say
Washington (AFP) Oct 2, 2017
Equifax raises breach victim number to 145.5 million
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EU ministers close ranks to support Iran deal
Luxembourg (AFP) Oct 16, 2017
The EU is to dispatch its chief diplomat Federica Mogherini to Washington next month to fight for the Iran nuclear deal after US President Donald Trump threatened to tear it up. EU foreign ministers meeting in Luxembourg on Monday joined a chorus of international support for the landmark 2015 accord, warning that Trump's hardline stance jeopardised efforts to find a peaceful solution to the ... more
United Nations, United States (AFP) Oct 16, 2017
North Korea tells UN will not negotiate with a 'hostile' US
Washington (AFP) Oct 15, 2017
Iran move won't weaken US hand with N.Korea: Tillerson
Tehran (AFP) Oct 17, 2017
Iran warns Europe against new nuke deal conditions
Russia launches cargo ship to space station
Moscow (AFP) Oct 14, 2017
Russia on Saturday launched an unmanned Progress space freighter carrying supplies to the International Space Station from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The Soyuz 2.1a rocket carrying the ship successfully reached orbit eight minutes after taking off at 11:47am Moscow time (0847 GMT), a Russian space agency commentator said in the live feed from mission control. The event was pu ... more
Paris (Sputnik) Oct 10, 2017
Roscosmos: International Space Exploration to Continue Despite Geopolitical Situation
Miami (AFP) Oct 10, 2017
US spacewalkers install 'new eyes' at space station
Houston TX (SPX) Oct 05, 2017
NASA May Extend BEAM's Time on the International Space Station
First Four Space Launch System Flight Engines Ready To Rumble
Huntsville AL (SPX) Oct 16, 2017
The flight preparations for the four engines that will power NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) on its first integrated flight with Orion are complete and the engines are assembled and ready to be joined to the deep space rocket's core stage. All five structures that form the massive core stage for the rocket have been built including the engine section where the RS-25 engines will be attached. ... more
Paris (ESA) Oct 18, 2017
ESA role in Europe's first all-electric telecom satellite
Tokyo, Japan (SPX) Oct 18, 2017
Lockheed Martin Launches Second Cycle of 'Girls' Rocketry Challenge' in Japan
Paris (ESA) Oct 16, 2017
Rocket motor for Ariane 6 and Vega-C is cast for testing
Israel strikes Syrian anti-aircraft battery in response to fire
Jerusalem (AFP) Oct 16, 2017
Israel's military carried out an air strike on an anti-aircraft battery in Syria on Monday after it fired at its planes, while vowing it sought no further escalation in the war-torn country. Israeli planes were on what the military described as a "routine reconnaissance mission" over neighbouring Lebanon when an anti-aircraft missile was fired in their direction, a military spokesman said. ... more
Raqa, Syria (AFP) Oct 16, 2017
To beat jihadists, anti-IS Syria force goes back to basics
Jerusalem (AFP) Oct 10, 2017
Syria, Lebanon will be 'one front' if war erupts against Israel: minister
Ankara (AFP) Oct 9, 2017
Turkish army says launches reconnaissance mission in Syria's Idlib
Daily Newsletters - Space - Military - Environment - Energy
Space radiation won't stop NASA's human exploration
Houston TX (SPX) Oct 16, 2017
While it's true that space radiation is one of the biggest challenges for a human journey to Mars, it's also true that NASA is developing technologies and countermeasures to ensure a safe and successful journey to the red planet. "Some people think that radiation will keep NASA from sending people to Mars, but that's not the current situation," said, Pat Troutman, NASA Human Exploration St ... more
Berlin, Germany (SPX) Oct 18, 2017
Missing link between new topological phases of matter discovered
Washington (UPI) Oct 11, 2017
Saab upgrading Norwegian radars under NATO contract
Chicago IL (SPX) Oct 16, 2017
Understanding rare earth emulsions
Russia launches cargo ship to space station
Moscow (AFP) Oct 14, 2017
Russia on Saturday launched an unmanned Progress space freighter carrying supplies to the International Space Station from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The Soyuz 2.1a rocket carrying the ship successfully reached orbit eight minutes after taking off at 11:47am Moscow time (0847 GMT), a Russian space agency commentator said in the live feed from mission control. The event was pu ... more
Paris (Sputnik) Oct 10, 2017
Roscosmos: International Space Exploration to Continue Despite Geopolitical Situation
Miami (AFP) Oct 10, 2017
US spacewalkers install 'new eyes' at space station
Houston TX (SPX) Oct 05, 2017
NASA May Extend BEAM's Time on the International Space Station
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