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November 23, 2014
US delivers anti-mortar radars to Ukraine: Pentagon
Washington (AFP) Nov 21, 2014
The US military has delivered three radars to Ukraine designed to detect incoming mortar fire, the Pentagon said Friday, amid appeals from Kiev for Washington to send weapons to help fight pro-Russian rebels. The counter-mortar radar systems were flown to Ukraine in a C-17 cargo plane that accompanied US Vice President Joe Biden, who paid a visit to Kiev on the first anniversary of protests that unleashed a year of upheaval. A total of 20 counter-mortar radar systems were due to be delivered ove ... read more
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Sense and Avoid system for UAVs in civilian airspace closer to reality
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. is advancing its Sense and Avoid system for unmanned aerial vehicles in non-segregated civilian airspace. ... more

Swedish military gets upgraded radar facilityw/lll
A refurbished and upgraded radar facility for air and surface surveillance has been returned to the Swedish armed forces. ... more

Eurofighter unveils 1.0-billion-euro radar upgrade
Europe's Eurofighter consortium committed Wednesday to a 1.0-billion-euro ($1.25-billion) upgrade to equip Typhoon combat jets with a more advanced type of radar. ... more
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Raytheon touts its Agile software development process
Raytheon says its method of developing and building software has been validated in a test of the U.S. Navy's new Air and Missile Defense Radar. ... more


Cassini probe measures sea depth on Saturn's moon Titan
According to new radar measurements recorded by NASA's Cassini probe, the largest hydrocarbon sea on Saturn's moon Titan, Kraken Mare, is at least 115 feet deep - and maybe more. ... more
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Canada's LAV III vehicle upgrade to include enhanced surveillance suite
An enhanced surveillance suite is to be provided and installed on upgraded Canadian military LAV III armored vehicles by General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada. ... more

Singapore to deploy massive surveillance balloon
Singapore will deploy a huge tethered surveillance balloon to boost its maritime and air security, the defence ministry has announced. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Signs N.Korea preparing bomb material amid nuclear test threats

China's Xi wraps up Pacific talks with Fiji aid boost

Sudan rebels claim raids on Blue Nile army bases

China defence minister brushes off fears over military growth

World powers discuss extending Iran deal deadline

Albania opens Hoxha's top secret Cold War nuclear bunker to public

Lockheed advancing technologies for U.S. Navy


Britain modernizing military air traffic management system
A modernized military air traffic management system for use at more than 60 locations is to be developed and deployed by AQUILA for Britain's Ministry of Defense. ... more

SM-6 interceptors down targets using remote targeting data
U.S. Navy Standard Missile 6 interceptors recently destroyed low-altitude supersonic and subsonic targets using remote data for targeting. ... more

Thales wins 1.9bn-euro bid for British military air traffic
French aerospace giant Thales and British air traffic control services have won a Pounds 1.5 billion (1.9 billion euro, $2.4 billion) contract to upgrade Britain's military air traffic system, the defence ministry said on Wednesday. ... more
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Navantia Australia conducts risk-reduction study on frigates
Spanish shipbuilder Navantia's Australian subsidiary is undertaking a risk-reduction design study related to future frigates for the Royal Australian Navy. ... more

Littoral Combat Ship outfitted with Airbus DS radar
The U.S. subsidiary of Europe's Airbus Defense and Space has installed and put into operation a TRS-3D naval radar for the U.S. Navy's Littoral Combat Ship. ... more
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Thin film produces new chemistry in 'nanoreactor'

A path to brighter images and more efficient LCD displays

An alternative to 'Turing Test'

Giving LEDs a cozy, warm glow

Jordan says able to export uranium by 2020

China's new 'Great Wall' not so great

Moscow working to save oil face


NASA Team Proposes to Use Laser to Track Orbital Debris
As participation in space exploration grows worldwide, so does the impact of orbital debris - man-made "space junk" that poses significant hazards to live spacecraft and astronauts should they cross ... more

US Suppliers' Fight Over Military Contract to Take Months to Resolve
US Military Supplier Northrop Grumman and its rival Raytheon will not get a resolution until next year, regarding their contract battle over the newest ground based radar system for the US Air Force ... more

Mapping drone prompts China to scramble fighter jets: report
China deployed more than 1,200 troops and scrambled fighter jets in response to an unauthorised flight near Beijing airport by what turned out to be a mapping drone, state-run media reported Thursday. ... more

ADS and Spectrum Geo produce oil seep and seismic study of Adriatic
Airbus Defence and Space and seismic multi-client acquisition and imaging specialists Spectrum Geo, have produced a joint study correlating natural oil seeps identified from radar and optical satell ... more

Heavy Metal Frost On Venus
Venus is hiding something beneath its brilliant shroud of clouds: a first order mystery about the planet that researchers may be a little closer to solving because of a new re-analysis of twenty-yea ... more

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NASA Tool Helps Airliners Minimize Weather Delays
In the heat of a summer afternoon, a line of thunderstorms develops in the skies over North Texas and threatens to wreak havoc with the timely flow of air traffic headed toward or away from Dallas/F ... more

Messenger Images Ice Near Mercury's North Pole
NASA's MErcury Surface, Space ENvironment, GEochemistry, and Ranging (MESSENGER) spacecraft has provided the first optical images of ice and other frozen volatile materials within permanently shadow ... more
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What agricultural 'ecosystems on steroids' are doing to the air

Geologists Shed Light on Formation of Alaska Range

From hurricanes to drought, LatAm's volatile climate

Volcano erupts in Cape Verde

Flooding fears mount in snowed-in area of New York state

Himalaya tectonic dam with a discharge

Seychelles poachers go nutty for erotic shaped seed


Raytheon, Polish firm to explore military radar opportunities


Royal Navy frigate HMS Montrose scheduled for upgrades


JLENS radar data integrates with NORAD system


US Rear Admiral to head missile shield base in Romania


China to launch new marine surveillance satellites in 2019


First Copernicus satellite now operational


Metallized Carbon Corporation Announces Silver Metcar Material


New NASA Video Gives Hurricanes a Good 'HIWRAP'


CryoSat unveils secrets of the deep


Raytheon reports USAF contract for 3D radar

Ecuador opens tender to acquire radars

Russia to reopen missile warning station on Crimea

Czechs preparing international tender for air defense radar

Cassini Watches Mysterious Feature Evolve in Titan Sea

France taps Thales for radar antenna research project

MEADS fire control radar demonstrates capability

Russia Plans to Boost Space Monitoring Capability by 2018

Raytheon producing backup components for missile defense radar

Japan wants its own early-warning planes: report

Nanoribbon film keeps glass ice-free

Program Grows Lasers Directly on Silicon-Based Microchips

Scientific discoveries during search for missing plane

U.S. military taps Northrop Grumman for new technology

Helicopter-Type UAVs May Appear in Russian Navy in One Year

Diehl delivers 4,000th production IRIS-T missile to Sweden

Stealth wind turbines to become operational in France in 2015

Singapore has full fleet of Alenia Aermacchi trainer planes

Selex ES adds to its radar product line

Migrating birds sprint in spring, but take things easy in autumn

NASA Radar System Surveys Napa Valley Quake Area

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