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January 05, 2017
TECH SPACE
RADA contracted for high energy laser radars



Netanya, Israel (UPI) Jan 4, 2017
RADA Electronic Industries has received an order to supply its Multi-mission Hemispheric Radar system to an undisclosed customer in Far East Asia. While the company did not reveal any details about its client outside of its relative location, it did reveal the customer intends to procure the technology to support its High Energy Laser ground-based tactical weapon system. The High Energy Laser, or HEL, is used to support a variety of military missions, and is designed to engage short-rang ... read more

TECH SPACE
Saab, UAE sign radar support deal
An airborne surveillance system of the United Arab Emirates is receiving maintenance and support services from Saab under a new two-year contract. ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION
Scientists use satellites to spot Svalbard avalanches
The Arctic Ocean's mild, rainy autumn has become a mild and rainy winter, triggering avalanches in Svalbard, an archipelago north of mainland Norway. ... more
ICE WORLD
Satellites observe 'traffic jams' in Antarctic Ice Stream caused by tides
For the first time, researchers have closely observed how the ocean's tides can speed up or slow down the speed of glacial movement in Antarctica. The new data will help modelers better predict how ... more
TECH SPACE
Raytheon to produce additional Air and Missile Defense Radar equipment
Raytheon has received a $110 million contract modification to produce additional material for the U.S. Navy's Air and Missile Defense Radar Program. ... more
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U.S. State Dept. approves Sea Giraffe 3D radars for the Philippines
The U.S. State Department has approved the proposed sale of AN/SPS-77 Sea Giraffe 3D Air Search Radars to the government of the Philippines. ... more
TECH SPACE
Velodyne LiDAR makes breakthrough for tiny, low cost solid-state LiDAR sensors
Velodyne LiDAR has announced a groundbreaking design for a solid-state LiDAR sensor that can deliver a subsystem cost of under $50 U.S. when sold in high-volume manufacturing scale. The techno ... more
AEROSPACE
Boeing delivers digital flight deck upgrades to NATO fleet
Boeing delivered the first 14 E-3A Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft with cockpit upgrades for NATO's fleet. ... more
MILTECH
Northrop Grumman taps Saab to help produce ground-based AESA radars
Saab has received an $18.6 million contract to provide supporting AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar components for the U.S. Marine Corps. ... more
ICE WORLD
Arctic freeze slows down
ESA's CryoSat satellite has found that the Arctic has one of the lowest volumes of sea ice of any November, matching record lows in 2011 and 2012. Early winter growth of ice in the Arctic has been a ... more


Textron introduces new aircraft survivability equipment

WHITE OUT
New sensor to help scientists study inside avalanches
Scientists believe a new sensor will enable them to conduct the first comprehensive survey of the insides of an avalanche. ... more
MISSILE NEWS
Raytheon to provide missile warning systems for Taiwan
The U.S. Air Force has awarded Raytheon a $26 million contract modification to supply Taiwan with upgraded missile warning radar centers. ... more
ALIAS Pushes the Envelope on Aircraft Automation
DARPA's Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System (ALIAS) program envisions flight operations with reduced onboard aircrew while improving mission performance and flight safety-all through a tailorable, drop-in, removable kit that would provide advanced automation to existing aircraft. In two important steps toward that goal, DARPA has recently completed Phase 2 of this development effort ... more
Fadea completes C-130 upgrades for Argentina's air force

India seeking a new foreign single-engine fighter

Pilatus supplying trainer aircraft to France, Jordan

Ingalls Shipbuilding contracted for Coast Guard cutter
Ingalls Shipbuilding is to build the U.S. Coast Guard's ninth Legend-class National Security Cutter, the company announced. Ingalls Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, said construction of the vessel will take place under a $486 million fixed-price incentive contract. "With the experience and knowledge our shipbuilders bring to this program, I am confident ... more
Russia to continue Admiral Makarov trials in 2017

U.S. Navy's future USS Rafael Peralta completes acceptance trials

Navy investigation: Canopy explosion led to grounding of Growlers, Super Hornets

China to offer global satellite navigation service by 2020
China plans to form a BeiDou network consisting of 35 satellites for global navigation services by 2020, said a white paper released by the State Council Information Office on Tuesday. The country plans to start providing basic services to countries along the Silk Road Economic Belt and 21st-century Maritime Silk Road in 2018, said the document titled "China's Space Activities in 2016." ... more
Austrian cows swap bells from 'hell' for GPS

Russia, China Making Progress in Synchronization of GLONASS, BeiDou Systems

Alpha Defence Company To Make Navigation Satellites For ISRO

China launches TanSat to study atmospheric carbon dioxide processes
Carbon dioxide (CO2) is one of the major greenhouse gases, and causes great concern due to the rapid increase in its atmospheric concentrations. China launched its first minisatellite dedicated to the carbon dioxide detection and monitoring at 15:22 UTC on December 22, 2016. The Chinese Carbon Dioxide Observation Satellite (TANSAT) was designed to focus on the global observation of CO2. Fo ... more
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U.S. Navy selects Raytheon for tactical radio production
Raytheon has received a $32 million contract to produce next-generation Link Level Communication Security 7M encryptors for U.S. Navy military radios. The encryptors are designed to provide enhanced security for Link 22 tactical radio systems used by the U.S. military and its international partners. The radios are slated to replace Link 11 systems currently in use. According to Raytheon ... more
Underwater radio, anyone?

Japan to Launch First Military Communications Satellite on January 24

Intelsat General to provide satellite services to RiteNet for US Army network

Oshkosh receives JLTV production modification
Oshkosh Defense has received a $176 million contract modification for the production of 409 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles for the U.S. Army. The Joint Light Tactical Vehicle, or JLTV, is to replace some of the Humvees currently in service with U.S. infantry forces including the Army and the U.S. Marine Corps. Initial low-rate production for the armored vehicle began in 2016. The ... more
Kongsberg contracted for M1A2 CROWS configuration

Raytheon offers InSITE for U.S. Army training program

BAE Systems to provide active protection for Dutch CV90 vehicles

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Estonia consolidates military procurement process
A new Estonian government agency for consolidating the procurements of the Ministry of Defense and its subordinate agencies has been established. The Estonian Center for Defense Investments, which became operational Tuesday, also brings military infrastructure projects under its management umbrella. "The creation of the new institution frees the Defense Forces from having to perf ... more
Croatia charges top official over military contract bribe

Saudi projects drop in defence spending

Trump calls on Boeing to offer quote for F-35 rival

S. Korea vows US missile system as opposition lawmakers head to China
South Korea is committed to deploying an advanced US missile defense system this year despite opposition from China, a minister said Wednesday, even as opposition lawmakers headed to Beijing with a different message. Seoul and Washington agreed to deploy the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system in the South after a string of North Korean nuclear and missile tests - prompting s ... more
US can defend itself from N.Korea missile attack: Pentagon

Unidentified country orders Patriot system upgrade

MBDA submits proposal for TLVS development in Germany

Raytheon to provide missile defense training for Qatar
Raytheon has received a $163 million foreign military sales contract to provide integrated air and missile defense training for the government of Qatar. Under the contract, Qatar Emir Air Force personnel will receive a series of pre-Patriot and Patriot training classes in addition to English language training. According to the U.S. Department of Defense, all work for the contract ... more
India test fires Agni-IV ballistic missile

Qatar, India, Italy purchase Raytheon Stinger missiles

U.S. Navy orders 214 Raytheon Tomahawk missiles

Thai junta chief hits back at web censorship critics
Thailand's junta chief on Tuesday defended amendments to a cyber security law that boosts censorship powers, slamming social media as a hotbed of immorality that needs policing. Changes agreed to last week broaden the scope of the Computer Crime Act, which hands up to five years in prison for anyone found guilty of sharing "distorted" information online. The toughened law has drawn a str ... more
China rights website founder held over 'state secrets': Amnesty

Britain's ministry of defence loses hundreds of laptops

Egypt blocks encrypted messaging app: company

India tests Agni-V ballistic missile, tensions with China rise
India's Defense Research and Development Organization completed a test for its Agni-V ballistic missile, leading China to question the country's intentions. The test marked the fourth demonstration of the weapon, which is capable of carrying a nuclear warhead at a range of over 3,100 miles The Hindu reported. The Defense Research and Development Organization hailed the event as a "huge ... more
S. Korea calls Trump's tweet 'clear warning' to North

Five questions on China-N. Korea relations

Kim says N. Korea in 'final stages of test launching ICBM'

Tech outlook dampened by political uncertainty
As tech industry leaders gather for an annual extravaganza showcasing hot new products, political uncertainty is casting a cloud over the sector. The election of Donald Trump and the Brexit referendum are among the factors weighing on the outlook. And a strong US dollar may cut into spending for many consumers around the world. With the Consumer Electronics Show kicking off this week in ... more
NASA Assigns Upcoming Space Station Crew Members

Space station battery replacements to begin New Year's Eve

Launch of Russia's new progress spacecraft set for February 2

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SpaceX ready to launch again
SpaceX says it has determined the cause of a launchpad explosion that destroyed a satellite in September and is ready to start launches again as early as Sunday. An unmanned SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exploded September 1 in Cape Canaveral, destroying a satellite that Facebook planned to use to beam high-speed internet to Africa. That marked a setback for the California-based private space f ... more
Europe and Russia looking at Space Tug Project

India to develop large scale solid fuel mixer

Mission contracts secure Commercial Crew operations for coming years

Bombing, air strikes kill 25 in Yemen
Eleven civilians, including five members of one family, and 14 Huthi rebels have been killed in shelling and air strikes in Yemen in two days, military and rebel sources said Monday. An air strike by the pro-government Saudi-led coalition killed five Shiite rebels on Monday when it targeted a convoy of three vehicles in Marees, in the southern province of Daleh, a military official said. ... more
US ready to help Turkish forces in Syria

Cyprus peace opportunity: use it or lose it, says UN envoy

Turkey to press on with Syria operation despite Istanbul attack: deputy PM

Russian static discharge measure unit to prolong satellite equipment lifespan
The Russian Space Systems holding, which belongs to the state-run Roscosmos space corporation, has created a new miniature electrostatic discharge measurement unit that can help extend the lifespan of satellite electronic equipment, the company said Tuesday in a statement. "A miniature measurement unit for the electrostatic discharge parameters, created by the Russian Space Systems holding ... more
How to 3-D print your own sonic tractor beam

Saab, UAE sign radar support deal

Elbit contracted for airborne laser designator work

Tech outlook dampened by political uncertainty
As tech industry leaders gather for an annual extravaganza showcasing hot new products, political uncertainty is casting a cloud over the sector. The election of Donald Trump and the Brexit referendum are among the factors weighing on the outlook. And a strong US dollar may cut into spending for many consumers around the world. With the Consumer Electronics Show kicking off this week in ... more
NASA Assigns Upcoming Space Station Crew Members

Space station battery replacements to begin New Year's Eve

Launch of Russia's new progress spacecraft set for February 2



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