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February 16, 2017
IRON AND ICE
Asteroid resembles dungeons and dragons dice



Pasadena CA (JPL) Feb 14, 2017
Radar images of asteroid 2017 BQ6 were obtained on Feb. 6 and 7 with NASA's 70-meter (230-foot) antenna at the Goldstone Deep Space Communications Complex in California. They reveal an irregular, angular-appearing asteroid about 660 feet (200 meters) in size that rotates about once every three hours. The images have resolutions as fine as 12 feet (3.75 meters) per pixel. "The radar images show relatively sharp corners, flat regions, concavities, and small bright spots that may be boulders," said L ... read more

AEROSPACE
Saudi Arabia to get more radars for F-15 fleet
Boeing received an $18 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide AN/APG-63(V) radars for Saudi Arabia's F-15SA aircraft. ... more
AEROSPACE
Lockheed completes inlet coating repair on F-22
Lockheed Martin has completed its first maintenance and repair of the special exterior coatings of an F-22 Raptor's inlets. ... more
FLOATING STEEL
U.S. Navy deploys new 'digital quarterback' in Japan
The U.S. Navy is strengthening airborne radar and detection capabilities in the Asia-Pacific with five E-2D Advanced Hawkeyes early warning and control aircraft. ... more
TECH SPACE
New beam pattern yields more precise radar, ultrasound imaging
University of Rochester researchers have developed a novel beam pattern that promises to lend unprecedented sharpness to ultrasound and radar images. ... more
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TECH SPACE
U.S. Navy orders radar detection kits for MH-60R aircraft
The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin a $45.8 million contract to deliver automatic radar detection kits to support MH-60R Seahawk helicopters. ... more
MISSILE DEFENSE
MEADS team submits updated proposal for Poland's Wilsa program
The Polish government received an updated offer for its medium-range air defense program from MEADS International. ... more
INTERNET SPACE
New 'needle-pulse' beam pattern packs a punch
A new beam pattern devised by University of Rochester researchers could bring unprecedented sharpness to ultrasound and radar images, burn precise holes in manufactured materials at a nano scale - e ... more
MISSILE DEFENSE
Russia restores radar field securing all-round defense against missile attacks
The Russian Aerospace Forces have restored the united radar field, which provides control and warns of missile launches and attacks outside the state borders, media reported Thursday, citing Russian ... more
MISSILE DEFENSE
Moscow's air defense registered a dozen missile launches in 2016
In 2016 the crew of a Don-2N radar facility, one of many keeping an eye on the skies over Moscow and the Central Industrial Region, registered nearly a dozen ballistic and space rocket launches, Ros ... more
TECH SPACE
Thales supplying Crowsnest radar system to Royal Navy
Thales is to supply Britain's Royal Navy with a new airborne and surveillance capability under a subcontract from Lockheed Martin UK. ... more


Swiss air force upgrading surveillance radars

MISSILE NEWS
Russian Smerch, Uragan Rocket Launchers to Get Stealth Cloaks
Russia will outfit its Smerch and Uragan heavy multiple rocket launchers with specially designed canvas tents to make them invisible to enemy satellites and radar, the Moscow-based newspaper Izvesti ... more
MISSILE NEWS
India test-fires guided Pinaka Rocket Mark-II
India's Defense Research and Development Organization test-fired a guided variant of its Pinaka rocket in a recent demonstration. ... more
MILTECH
Harris providing electronic warfare gear to Morocco
Harris Corporation is to supply advanced electronic warfare threat protection systems to the Royal Moroccan Air Force. ... more
TECH SPACE
Artisan 3D radar completes sea trials
The Artisan 3D radar system from BAE Systems has successfully completed sea-based trials on Britain's Type 23 frigates. ... more

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How to decrease the mass of aircrafts
Members of the Department of Chemistry of Lomonosov Moscow State University have created unique polymer matrices for polymer composites based on novel phthalonitrile monomers. The developed materials possess higher strength than metals, which helps to sufficiently decrease the mass of aircraft parts that operate at high temperatures. Scientists have published the project results in the Journal o ... more
Israeli companies cash in on F-35 contract work

Airbus contracts CAE for C295W training simulation

Saab offers high-tech jet production hub to India

U.S. Navy to christen littoral combat ship USS Tulsa
The U.S. Navy is set to christen its latest Independence-class littoral combat ship USS Tulsa during a ceremony in Mobile, Ala., on Saturday. USS Tulsa, named after the city Oklahoma, will be christened during a ceremony featuring Adm. William F. Moran, vice naval operations chief, as the event's principal speaker. Navy officials say the christening will serve a tribute to the branch's ... more
U.S. Navy exercises contract options for nuclear reactor components

South Korea to speed up hovercraft delivery

China makes progress on second aircraft carrier

Australia and Lockheed field 2nd-Gen sat-based augmentation system
Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) signals are critical tools for industries requiring exact precision and high confidence. Now, Geoscience Australia, an agency of the Commonwealth of Australia, and Lockheed Martin have entered into a collaborative research project to show how augmenting signals from multiple GNSS constellations can enhance positioning, navigation, and timing for a range ... more
UK may lose access to EU Galileo GPS system after Brexit

GLONASS station in India to expedite 'space centric' warfare command

Falsifying Galileo satellite signals will become more difficult

Ancient Judea jars reveal earth's magnetic field is fluctuating, not diminishing
Albert Einstein considered the origin of the Earth's magnetic field one of the five most important unsolved problems in physics. The weakening of the geomagnetic field, which extends from the planet's core into outer space and was first recorded 180 years ago, has raised concern by some for the welfare of the biosphere. But a new study published in PNAS from Tel Aviv University, Hebrew Uni ... more
New data from NOAA GOES-16's instrument suite

NASA spacecraft prepares to fly to new heights

SpaceKnow raises $4 Million in Series A funding

IAI secures $30 million in signals intelligence contracts
Israel Aerospace Industries received $30 million in contracts to supply signals and communication intelligence capabilities to unnamed customers. The contracts, awarded to IAI subsidiary ELTA Systems, facilitate the delivery of an advanced communication intelligence system, or COMINT to an unidentified operator in Europe. ELTA is also tasked with supplying a signal intelligence suite to ... more
Terahertz wireless could make spaceborne satellite links as fast as fiber-optic links

Airbus provides satcom for EU security missions in Mali, Niger and Somalia

Engie, Airbus tapped to support French defense networks

Canada taps General Dynamics for armored vehicle upgrades
General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada received a $308 million contract to upgrade 141 Light Armored Vehicles for the government of Canada. The contract supports Canada's Light Armored Vehicle III Upgrade Program, which seeks to provide the country's military with updated ground-based platforms. General Dynamics says the upgrades will improve the vehicles' performance and survivability ... more
U.S. Marines set to receive new ultra-light Utility Task Vehicles

Driver training system for Ajax vehicles wins approval

Orbital ATK to complete development of new tank ammo

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NATO chief says increased defence spending top priority after Trump calls
NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg on Tuesday said the top priority for the transatlantic alliance is to increase defence spending, as demanded by US President Donald Trump. "Regardless of language, the most important thing is that we increase defence spending and that is exactly what we are doing," Stoltenberg said when asked about NATO's response to Trump's calls for it to do more to share the bu ... more
Pentagon seeks to rent space in Trump Tower

Tales of woe from US military ahead of likely spending boost

US military leaders depict shortfalls ahead of likely spending bonanza

U.S. Army awards $3 billion in missile defense contracts
Eight defense contractors have been selected to share a $3 billion contract to develop new missile defense solutions for the U.S. Army. The award's recipients include BAE Systems, Raytheon, Northrop Grumman, Dynetics, QWK Integrated Solutions, Teledyne Brown Engineering, KBRwyle Technology Solutions and Science Applications International Corporation. Under the agreement, the comp ... more
New US Missile Hits Target in Space

New Age, New Aims: CIS Air Defense to Be Upgraded for Aerospace Tasks

Raytheon contracted for Patriot missile support

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US warns Russia amid reports of new cruise missile
The United States warned Russia to respect its arms control treaty obligations on Tuesday amid reports that Moscow has deployed a new cruise missile that may breach them. According to the New York Times, Moscow has secretly deployed an operational ground-launched cruise missile unit of a type that contravenes a 1987 US-Russia arms control treaty. The US State Department would not directl ... more
DARPA's MAD-FIRES project to enter Phase II

Textron announces successful test of G-CLAW missile

Boeing contracted for Harpoon, SLAM-ER spares

Cyber warriors see politics muddying security efforts
President Donald Trump has vowed to improve cyber attack defense, but security experts meeting this week say a fractious domestic and international political landscape could hamstring efforts to improve internet security. As the White House mulls an executive order on cybersecurity to combat an epidemic of data breaches and hacks, participants at the annual RSA Conference voiced concern that ... more
Yahoo notifies users of sophisticated breach methods

Senators launch query on Trump's smartphone security

Raytheon, Utilidata to provide cybersecurity for power utilities

China expels dozens of S. Korean missionaries
Beijing has expelled dozens of South Korean missionaries working in northeast China including some helping North Korean refugees, activists said Tuesday, as relations sour over Seoul's planned US missile defence system. Around 170 South Koreans - including 70 missionaries and their family members - in the province of Jilin bordering North Korea were expelled between January 10 and Februar ... more
N. Korea slams UN condemnation of missile launch

UN condemns N. Korea missile launch as Trump vows strong response

UN to meet after N. Korea claims successful missile test

Looking to the future: Russia, US mull post-ISS cooperation in space
NASA may have to book seats for American astronauts on Russian Soyuz spaceships in 2018. Radio Sputnik discussed the issue with John Logsdon, Professor Emeritus of Political Science and International Affairs at George Washington University. "The relationship between NASA and the former Soviet Union goes back a long way with the highlight being the 1975 Apollo-Soyuz project. But with Russia ... more
NASA to develop oxygen recovery technologies for future deep space missions

Russia's first private space tourism craft flight test set for 2020

Progress Underway for First Commercial Airlock on Space Station

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket vertical at Florida's Kennedy Space Center
Private space travel company SpaceX lifted it's Falcon 9 rocket at Florida's Kennedy Space Center to undergo testing in preparation for a potential launch. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, shared a photo of the rocket in its upright position at the launchpad in Cape Canaveral where the first manned mission to the moon was launched. "Falcon 9 rocket now vertical at Cape Canaveral on launch c ... more
Airbus Safran Launchers: 77th consecutive successful launch for Ariane 5

Airbus Safran Launchers: 77th consecutive successful launch for Ariane 5

India puts record 104 satellites into orbit

Trump says two states not only answer to Mideast conflict
US President Donald Trump said Wednesday he was open to a one-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict if it is acceptable to both sides while urging Israel to hold back on settlement construction "for a little bit." "I'm looking at two-state and one-state, and I like the one that both parties like. I'm very happy with the one that both parties like. I can live with either one," Tr ... more
Ex-army officer ordered Myanmar lawyer's murder: presidency

Syria talks delayed due to 'technical reasons': Kazakhstan

Japan's 'Battleship island' haunted by ghosts of its past

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NASA and MIT collaborate to develop space-based quantum-dot spectrometer
A NASA technologist has teamed with the inventor of a new nanotechnology that could transform the way space scientists build spectrometers, the all-important device used by virtually all scientific disciplines to measure the properties of light emanating from astronomical objects, including Earth itself. Mahmooda Sultana, a research engineer at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbe ... more
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NASA may have to book seats for American astronauts on Russian Soyuz spaceships in 2018. Radio Sputnik discussed the issue with John Logsdon, Professor Emeritus of Political Science and International Affairs at George Washington University. "The relationship between NASA and the former Soviet Union goes back a long way with the highlight being the 1975 Apollo-Soyuz project. But with Russia ... more
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