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September 19, 2017
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 can remain dormant and unattended but always alert, even for years, without drawing on battery power. And build the sensor so that the act of detection itself can initiate the emission of a signal that alerts warfighters, firefighters, or others that a "signal-of-interest" has been detected. It's just ... read more

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
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
FLOATING STEEL
DRS to provide power distribution systems for Zumwalt-class destroyer
Washington (UPI) Sep 1, 2017
The U.S. Navy is issuing a $32.2 million contract to DRS Systems Inc. for the electric power distribution network of the Zumwalt-class destroyer. ... more
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FARM NEWS
Sentinel-1 speeds up crop insurance payouts
Paris (ESA) Aug 21, 2017
For the first time in India, a state government is using satellites to assess lost crops so that farmers can benefit from speedy insurance payouts. The southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu is h ... more
TECH SPACE
Lockheed receives contract for Marine Corps AN/TPS-59A(V)3 radars
Washington (UPI) Aug 28, 2017
Lockheed Martin is receiving a $25.2 million contract for for upgrades to the AN/TPS-59A(V)3 long-range radar system for the U.S. Marine Corps. ... more
MISSILE DEFENSE
US military to install radar in Pacific's Palau
Koror, Palau (AFP) Aug 24, 2017
The United States has announced plans to install radar systems in Palau, a move that will increase its monitoring ability in the western Pacific region recently rocked by threats from North Korea. ... more
UAV NEWS
U.S. military to buy counter-drone radars from RADA
Washington (UPI) Aug 18, 2017
RADA Electronic Industries Ltd. Of Israel this week announced an order from the U.S. military for its Multi-Mission Hemispheric Radar systems. ... more
TECH SPACE
Air Force tests new radar receivers for rescue helicopters
Washington (UPI) Aug 16, 2017
The U.S. Air Force has successfully tested Lockheed Martin's AN/APR-52 radar warning receiver, and the device has achieved Technical Level 6 status. ... more
AEROSPACE
Lockheed Martin to hire 1,000 more workers for F-35 production in Fort Worth
Washington (UPI) Aug 16, 2017
Lockheed Martin is planning to hire 1,000 workers for F-35 Lightning II fighter production at its plant in Fort Worth, Texas. ... more


BAE Systems reveals iMOTR radar system

SHAKE AND BLOW
Increased risk of eruption measured for Ecuador's Cotopaxi volcano
Washington (UPI) Aug 7, 2017
Scientists have developed a new algorithm to predict eruptions from Cotopaxi volcano in Ecuador. The latest forecasts suggest an increased risk of hazard for those living nearby. ... more
TECH SPACE
Lockheed to intro radar demonstrator prototype
Washington (UPI) Aug 7, 2017
Lockheed Martin is to debut a space and missile defense radar demonstrator for a system that could eventually replace the current one used by the Patriot. ... more
TECH SPACE
ARCTEC receives contract for Air Force radar sites in Alaska
Washington (UPI) Jul 31, 2017
ARCTEC Alaska JV has been awarded a $37.9 million contract modification for operations and maintenance services for the Alaska Radar System. ... more
TERROR WARS
Nimitz carrier strike group joins Operation Inherent Resolve
Washington (UPI) Jul 31, 2017
The Nimitz carrier strike group has begun performing combat missions against the Islamic State group in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, the U.S. Navy announced on Monday. ... more



Airbus wins $4-bln order from Cathay Pacific
Paris (AFP) Sept 13, 2017
Airbus said Wednesday it has finalised a more than $4 billion order with Cathay Pacific for 32 of its A321neo aircraft to revamp the Hong Kong-based carrier's regional affiliate. The single-aisle medium-haul jets will be operated by Cathay Dragon which flies from Hong Kong to a number of Asian destinations, Airbus said in a statement. A preliminary agreement had been signed in August. ... more
Washington (UPI) Sep 7, 2017
MD Helicopter contracted for 150 Cayuse Warriors for Afghan air force
Washington (UPI) Sep 11, 2017
Bahrain seeks new F-16Vs, upgrade of existing fighters
Washington (UPI) Sep 12, 2017
DynCorp receives $103.2 million contract for training aircraft maintenance
Britain plans a new class of Navy frigate
Washington (UPI) Sep 8, 2017
Britain's Ministry of Defense and Royal Navy has launched plans to obtain a new frigate to replace Type 23 frigates now in service. The project was announced Thursday by Minister for Defense Procurement Harriett Baldwin and came on the heels of the ministry's announcement of a new shipbuilding strategy. "A day after we launched the National Shipbuilding Strategy, we are taking ou ... more
Washington (UPI) Sep 8, 2017
Navy leaders testify before Congress on McCain, Fitzgerald collisions
Washington (UPI) Sep 6, 2017
Navy to issue order for heavy lift of the USS John S. McCain
Jerusalem (AFP) Sept 4, 2017
Ex-minister questioned as Israel submarine graft probe widens
Top 5 Businesses in Ireland that Need GPS Tracking and Location-Sharing
Dublin, Ireland (SPX) Sep 18, 2017
It has become obvious to businesses in Ireland that Global Positioning System (GPS) and location-sharing is changing the way we do business. Let's explore just how geo-spatial services such as those offered by companies such as Turtler GPS Ltd can help the top 10 industries in Ireland. ... more
Beijing (XNA) Sep 19, 2017
China's BeiDou-3 satellites get new chips
Denver CO (SPX) Sep 13, 2017
US Air Force Awards Lockheed Martin GPS M-Code Early Use Ground System Upgrade Contract
Tel Aviv, Israel (SPX) Sep 13, 2017
Elbit unveils situational awareness system for dismounted forces in non GPS environments
Team gathers unprecedented data on atmosphere's organic chemistry
Boston MA (SPX) Sep 13, 2017
For a few weeks over the summer in 2011, teams of scientists from around the world converged on a small patch of ponderosa pine forest in Colorado to carry out one of the most detailed, extended survey of atmospheric chemistry ever attempted in one place, in many cases using new measurement devices created especially for this project. Now, after years of analysis, their comprehensive synthesis o ... more
Plesetsk, Russia (ESA) Sep 19, 2017
Sentinel-5P launch preparations in full swing
Beijing, China (SPX) Sep 13, 2017
Who is the chief culprit of dust concentrations over East Asia?
El Segundo CA (SPX) Sep 14, 2017
Boeing to Design and Build Seven Medium Earth Orbit Satellites for SES
Airbus prepares the future European Governmental Satellite Communications programme
Paris (SPX) Sep 12, 2017
Airbus has been contracted by the European Space Agency (ESA) to produce a demonstrator for the future European Governmental Satellite Communications (GOVSATCOM) programme. Supported by the European Commission, the European Defence Agency (EDA) and ESA, GOVSATCOM aims to provide key European countries, organisations and operators with secured satellite communication services. The programme shoul ... more
Washington (UPI) Jul 21, 2017
82nd Airborne tests in-flight communication system for paratroopers
London, UK (SPX) Sep 12, 2017
Spectra Airbus SlingShot Partnership Extension
Washington (UPI) Sep 5, 2017
Northrop awarded contract for support of Air Force communications system
Army ordering new shoulder-fired recoilless rifles
Washington (UPI) Sep 6, 2017
The U.S. Army announced on Wednesday that it is rapidly procuring more than 1,000 shoulder-fired 84mm recoilless rifles from Saab for deployment as soon as possible. The weapon is the Carl-Gustaf M4, known as the M3E1 in the United States. Through the use of titanium, the Multi-Role Anti-Armor Anti-Personnel Weapon System, or MAAWS, is more than six pounds lighter than its earlie ... more
Washington (UPI) Sep 7, 2017
Australia developing wearable 'Fight Recorder' for soldiers
Washington (UPI) Sep 8, 2017
Marines use freeze-dried plasma to save foreign ally
Washington (UPI) Sep 6, 2017
Mobile Camouflage System displayed at DSEI 17
Integrated Air and Missile Defense 2017 - Sept 27-29 - Washington DC
L3 Technologies acquires Adaptive Methods Inc.
Washington (UPI) Sep 12, 2017
L3 Technologies has expanded its presence in the undersea products market with the acquisition of Adaptive Methods Inc., a systems engineering firm. Under the acquisition announced Tuesday, Adaptive Methods will be called L3 Adaptive Methods, integrated into L3's Sensor Systems business segment. The financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Adaptive Methods is ... more
Washington (AFP) Sept 6, 2017
Trump pushes hardware to allies -- and ups pressure on N.Korea
Washington (UPI) Sep 5, 2017
United Technologies buying Rockwell Collins for $30 billion
Sofia (AFP) Aug 31, 2017
Middle East conflicts boost Bulgarian arms exports
To shoot down or not? NKorea launch highlights intercept issues
Washington (AFP) Sept 17, 2017
North Korea's latest missile launch over Japan set sirens blaring and triggered alerts telling people to seek shelter - yet neither Tokyo nor Washington tried to shoot the rocket down. The test follows one in August that saw another rocket soar over Hokkaido. In that case too, much-vaunted Japanese and US missile-intercept capabilities were not used. Now some in the United States are wo ... more
Tokyo (AFP) Sept 16, 2017
'Take cover' - but where? Japanese helpless over N.Korea threat
Tokyo (AFP) Sept 19, 2017
Japan deploys missile defence to northern island: minister
Washington (UPI) Sep 11, 2017
Navy tests AN/SPY-6(V) Air and Missile Defense Radar
InterDrone 2017 Las Vegas - Sept 6-8
Leonardo, Thales integrating missile-protection systems in Britain
Washington (UPI) Sep 13, 2017
Leonardo and Thales will continue efforts to integrate and demonstrate their respective threat-warning and missile infrared counter-measure systems. The continued work is being commissioned by Britain's Defense Science and Technology Laboratory and will lead to evaluation of the resultant system during trials next year, Leonardo said in a news release Wednesday. The companies are ... more
Washington (UPI) Sep 11, 2017
Sales deals for TOW missiles, boats for Bahrain in works
Istanbul (AFP) Sept 12, 2017
Turkey signs deal to buy Russian S-400 missile systems
Washington (UPI) Sep 7, 2017
Atlantic Diving Supply receives $17.6 million contract for rocket launchers
Massive bureau hack raises troubling questions
Washington (AFP) Sept 8, 2017
It could be the worst-ever data breach for American consumers, exposing some of the most sensitive data for a vast number of US households. The hack disclosed this week at Equifax, one of the three major credit bureaus which collect consumer financial data, potentially affects 143 million US customers, or more than half the adult population. While not the largest breach - Yahoo attacks ... more
Tallinn (AFP) Sept 7, 2017
EU defence ministers put to test in mock cyberattack
Washington (UPI) Sep 5, 2017
Israel Aerospace develops signals intelligence center
Washington DC (SPX) Aug 28, 2017
High-dimensional quantum encryption performed in real-world city conditions for first time
US military official 'assuming' N. Korea nuclear test an H-bomb: report
Washington (AFP) Sept 15, 2017
The head of the US military's Strategic Command is "assuming" North Korea's nuclear test earlier this month was of a hydrogen bomb, Defense News reported Thursday. Pyongyang insisted the September 3 nuclear test was a hydrogen bomb but western powers have been reluctant to verify the claim. The reported acknowledgement is the nearest the US has come to confirming it was an H-bomb, with a ... more
United Nations, United States (AFP) Sept 15, 2017
UN condemns 'highly provocative' N. Korea missile launch
Seoul (AFP) Sept 17, 2017
Moon, Trump vow stronger pressure against N. Korea
Seoul (AFP) Sept 16, 2017
North Korea seeks military 'equilibrium' with US
Diet tracker in space
Paris (ESA) Sep 15, 2017
Whether you are on a diet or just want to be healthier, you might be one of those millions of people around the planet who use a mobile app to track everything you eat. The trend has arrived in space: European astronauts are now logging their meals on a tablet to make sure they are getting the right amount of nutrients. An optimal diet, paired with constant exercise, is essential to counte ... more
Greenbelt MD (SPX) Sep 19, 2017
NASA's Robotic 'Sniffer' Confirms Space Station Leak, Repair
Baikonur, Kazakhstan (AFP) Sept 12, 2017
Three astronauts blast off for five-month ISS mission
Bethesda, MD (SPX) Sep 13, 2017
Crewed Missions Beyond LEO
Mechanisms are Critical to Space Vehicle Flight Success
Bethesda MD (SPX) Sep 19, 2017
About two years ago the National Transportation Safety Board announced its finding regarding the Virgin Galactic crash that occurred on October 31, 2014. The simple explanation was that the co-pilot unlocked a critical vehicle mechanism too early. After a nine-month investigation the NTSB further concluded that human error and inadequate safety procedures caused the violent crash. The vehi ... more
Washington DC (SPX) Sep 19, 2017
Dragon Splashes Down in Pacific With NASA Science Experiments
Paris (SPX) Sep 13, 2017
Arianespace announces a new contract, bringing its order book to 53 launches across three rockets
Paris (SPX) Sep 13, 2017
EUMETSAT signs with Arianespace for first Metop-SG satellite launch
US-backed force says hit by Russian, regime strikes in east Syria
Beirut (AFP) Sept 16, 2017
A US-backed force battling the Islamic State group in eastern Syria accused Russian warplanes on Saturday of bombing its fighters for the first time in the complex war. But Russia's military spokesman denied targeting the Syrian Democratic Forces, an alliance of Arab and Kurdish fighters supported by Washington. "This is not possible. Why would we bomb them?" military spokesman Igor Kona ... more
Dar Al Kabirah, Syria (AFP) Sept 17, 2017
Russia plays up role as peacemaker, donor in Syria
Beirut (AFP) Sept 19, 2017
Jihadist assault prompts air strikes in Syria safe zone: monitor
Astana, Kazakhstan (AFP) Sept 14, 2017
Russia says deal 'very close' on fourth safe zone in Syria
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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 can remain dormant and unattended but always alert, even for years, without drawing on battery power. And build the sensor so that the act of detection itself can initiate the emission of a signal th ... more
Washington (UPI) Sep 15, 2017
Air Force activates new satellites for tracking space objects
Oxford, UK (SPX) Sep 19, 2017
Low-level radiation exposure less harmful to health than other modern lifestyle risks
Boston MA (SPX) Sep 15, 2017
'Peel-and-go' printable structures fold themselves
Diet tracker in space
Paris (ESA) Sep 15, 2017
Whether you are on a diet or just want to be healthier, you might be one of those millions of people around the planet who use a mobile app to track everything you eat. The trend has arrived in space: European astronauts are now logging their meals on a tablet to make sure they are getting the right amount of nutrients. An optimal diet, paired with constant exercise, is essential to counte ... more
Greenbelt MD (SPX) Sep 19, 2017
NASA's Robotic 'Sniffer' Confirms Space Station Leak, Repair
Baikonur, Kazakhstan (AFP) Sept 12, 2017
Three astronauts blast off for five-month ISS mission
Bethesda, MD (SPX) Sep 13, 2017
Crewed Missions Beyond LEO


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