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December 20, 2014
Army installs ground-based sense-and-avoid system for drones
Fort Hood, Texas (UPI) Dec 18, 2014
A system to support unmanned aerial systems in flying safely from airfields to restricted areas for training and testing has been deployed by the U.S. Army. The Ground-Based Sense-and-Avoid radar system was put in place earlier this week at Fort Hood, Texas, the first of five installations receiving the capability, the Army reported. Fort Hood is home to two MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft system companies. "We are very excited to finally see this come to fruition," said Viva K ... read more
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Companies partner counter-IED technologies
Humanistic Robotics Inc. and Critical Solutions International have teamed to offer Husky road clearance vehicles with counter-land mine and counter-IED rollers. ... more

Dutch Navy LPD getting new radar system
An amphibious warfare ship of the Royal Netherlands Navy, HNLMS Rotterdam, is to be outfitted with S-band active electronically scanned array radar from Thales. ... more

Mobile radio passive radar makes harbors safer
Many coastal areas and harbors go almost unprotected against acts of terror. Soon a new sensor system relying on signal echoes from cell towers can quickly detect even the smallest of attack boats. ... more
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Fermi brings deeper focus to thunderstorm gamma-rays
Each day, thunderstorms around the world produce about a thousand quick bursts of gamma rays, some of the highest-energy light naturally found on Earth. By merging records of events seen by NASA's F ... more


Exelis providing radar signal simulators to Air Force
A $6.3 million U.S. Air Force task order has been given to Exelis for the supply of equipment to test radar warning receivers on aircraft. ... more
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French military orders Ground Master air defense radar systems
The French military has ordered more than a dozen air defense radars from ThalesRaytheonSystems for coupling with NATO's Air Command and Control System. ... more

Dutch launch 'intelligent bicycle' that warns of danger
The Netherlands on Monday launched its first-ever "intelligent bicycle", fitted with an array of electronic devices to help bring down the high accident rate among elderly cyclists in the bicycle-mad country. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Plunging oil price to reset global defence budgets: IHS

UK Politicians Keeping 'Options Open' Over Trident Renewal

US Ballistic Missile Defense Needs More Testing

Russia Not to Deploy Units of Strategic Missile Forces in Crimea

India Considering Leasing Second Russian Nuclear Submarine

Challenging Russia, Ukraine moves to drop neutral status

US air strikes kill several IS leaders in Iraq: Pentagon


BAE Systems to produce prototype counter-radar system
A prototype system for detecting and countering emerging radar threats from air defense systems is to be produced by BAE Systems. ... more

Rapiscan adds CounterBomber distance threat detector to portfolio
A radar-based system for detecting concealed suicide vests and other weapons at stand-off distances has been introduced by Rapiscan Systems Inc. ... more

Raytheon building air and missile defense center for Qatar
An air and missile defense operations center that will integrate U.S. and European defense and radar systems is to be designed and built for Qatar by Raytheon. ... more
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Fogo volcano on Sentinel's radar
Radar images from the Sentinel-1A satellite are helping to monitor ground movements of the recently erupted Fogo volcano. Located on Cape Verde's Fogo island, the volcano erupted on 23 November for ... more

Seismo-Ionospheric effects of 'Chelyabinsk' Meteorite revealed
The meteorite that hit the Russian city of Chelyabinsk on Feb. 15, 2013, was the cause of a large number of dynamic ionospheric, atmospheric and seismic phenomena. Oleg Berngardt of the Institute of ... more
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Belgium seeks to push back closure of two nuclear plants

Oil spill closes Enbridge line in Saskatchewan

Earth's most abundant mineral finally has a name

BOC Aviation adds two more Boeing jets to earlier order spree

WTO appeals panel sides with China in US anti-dumping duties row

Nature fires back at EIA shale gas critique

Apple co-founder Wozniak skeptical on smartwatches, Google Glass


U.S. supplies Ukraine with counter-mortar radar systems
Ukraine's military is receiving counter-mortar radar systems from the United States as part of a $118 million equipment and training arrangement. ... more

US delivers anti-mortar radars to Ukraine: Pentagon
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. ... more

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


Singapore to deploy massive surveillance balloon


Britain modernizing military air traffic management system


SM-6 interceptors down targets using remote targeting data


Thales wins 1.9bn-euro bid for British military air traffic


Navantia Australia conducts risk-reduction study on frigates


Littoral Combat Ship outfitted with Airbus DS radar


NASA Team Proposes to Use Laser to Track Orbital Debris


US Suppliers' Fight Over Military Contract to Take Months to Resolve


Mapping drone prompts China to scramble fighter jets: report

ADS and Spectrum Geo produce oil seep and seismic study of Adriatic

Heavy Metal Frost On Venus

NASA Tool Helps Airliners Minimize Weather Delays

Messenger Images Ice Near Mercury's North Pole

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

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