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March 15, 2017
MOON DAILY
NASA finds missing LRO, Chandrayaan-1 lunar orbiters



Washington (UPI) Mar 10, 2017
NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory said it has located its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter and India's Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft after disappearing for years. JPL said scientists found the spacecrafts orbiting the moon by using a new technological application found on ground-based interplanetary radar. "Finding LRO was relatively easy, as we were working with the mission's navigators and had precise orbit data where it was located," Marina Brozovic, a radar scientist at JPL, said in a statemen ... read more

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IAI unveils radar that detects targets in dense forests
Washington (UPI) Mar 14, 2017
Israel Aerospace Industries on Tuesday revealed a new radar capable of identifying targets traveling through heavily wooded areas. ... more
TECH SPACE
Mikros contracted for U.S. Navy radar support systems
Washington (UPI) Mar 8, 2017
The U.S. Navy awarded Mikros Systems Corporation with an $11.5 million contract to perform engineering and technical support services for radar support systems. ... more
UAV NEWS
Kelvin Hughes launching counter-drone system
London (UPI) Mar 07, 2017
Britain's Kelvin Hughes is launching a drone detection and tracking system based on its SharpEye X-Band radar receiver technology. ... more
TECH SPACE
Space surveillance radar system fully operational
Canberra (UPI) Mar 07, 2017
A C-band space surveillance radar system jointly operated by the United States and Australia has reached Full Operational Capability, the Australian Department of Defense reports. ... more
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Raytheon gets $1 billion radar contract for Qatar
Washington (UPI) Feb 27, 2017
Raytheon received a $1 billion contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide an early warning radar system for the government of Qatar. ... more
UAV NEWS
Schiebel taps Leonardo for radar system for unmanned helicopter
Geelong, Australia (UPI) Mar 1, 2017
Leonardo reports it is to supply its active electronically-scanned array radar to Austria's Schiebel for use on a Camcopter S-100 aircraft. ... more
AEROSPACE
Australia receives its first Boeing EA-18G Growler
Canberra, Australia (UPI) Feb 28, 2017
The first of 12 EA-18G electronic warfare aircraft has been received by Australia, making the country the first non-U.S. customer to operate the Boeing fighter. ... more
TECH SPACE
Two radar eyes are better than one
Paris (ESA) Feb 28, 2017
A novel airborne experiment over the flat agricultural landscape of the Netherlands recently simulated, for the first time, images that could be taken by radar satellites orbiting in tandem. Involvi ... more
TECH SPACE
Kelvin Hughes to provide SharpEye radars for U.K. OPVs
London (UPI) Feb 21, 2017
Britain's Royal Navy has selected Kelvin Hughes to supply its SharpEye radar systems for its new Batch 2 offshore patrol vessels. ... more
TECH SPACE
Raytheon gets contract for Silent Knight radar systems
Washington (UPI) Feb 23, 2017
Raytheon received a $45.5 million contract modification for the delivery of Silent Knight Radar systems to the U.S. Special Operations Command. ... more


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Leonardo supplying radars for Patroller drones
Rome (UPI) Feb 21, 2017
Leonardo is to supply its PicoSAR AESA radars for integration aboard Patroller unmanned aerial vehicles being supplied by Safran Electronics & Defense to the French army. ... more
AEROSPACE
Saab offering sensor package for Indian Tejas fighters
Linkoping, Sweden (UPI) Feb 15, 2017
Saab reports that it is offering a sensor package for India's s LCA-Tejas Mk1A fighter aircraft in partnership with Indian industry. ... more
IRON AND ICE
Arecibo Observatory captures revealing images of Comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova
Columbia, MD (SPX) Feb 17, 2017
Though not visible to the naked eye or even with binoculars, the green-tailed Comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdusakova (HMP) did not escape the gaze of the world-renowned Arecibo Observatory. Scientists fr ... more
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, an ... more

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MDH debuts multi-mission concept helicopter
Washington (UPI) Mar 13, 2017
Arizona-based MD Helicopters has debuted a single-engine concept aircraft for the military, law enforcement, emergency medical services and special operations markets. The MD 6XX, displayed at last week's HAI Heli-Expo Trade Show & Exhibition in Texas, features a number of newly designed structural elements and technologically advanced systems, the company said. "With the develop ... more
Washington (UPI) Mar 13, 2017
Lockheed Martin upgrades Airborne Multi-INT Lab
Edwards AFB CA (SPX) Mar 09, 2017
NASA Test Flights to Examine Technology for Improved Efficiency on Supersonic Aircraft
Washington (UPI) Mar 13, 2017
Boeing to sustain South Korea's F-15 fleet
Royal Navy names new offshore patrol vessel
London (UPI) Mar 8, 2017
Britain's Royal Navy has officially named the first ship in the second batch of updated River-class offshore patrol vessels from BAE Systems. HMS Forth is about 295 feet long and displaces 2,204 tons of water. It has a top speed of about 24 knots and is equipped with a 30mm cannon and a helicopter flight deck. The ship was named Thursday at a BAE Systems shipyard in Glasgow, Scot ... more
London (UPI) Mar 13, 2017
British naval base readies for new aircraft carriers
London (UPI) Mar 13, 2017
U.K. Royal Navy buys electric cars for store transit
Pretoria (UPI) Mar 13, 2017
Denel, TKMS collaborate on Navy vessels
Technology can reduce GPS outages from Northern Lights, researchers say
London (UPI) Mar 13, 2017
Scientists studying the Northern Lights say they think their research will lead to new technology to reduce outages from satellite navigation systems. Researchers at the University of Bath in England found for the first time that turbulence does not take place within the Northern Lights and instead that unknown mechanisms are responsible for the outages of Global Navigation Satellite Sy ... more
Los Angeles CA (UPI) Mar 07, 2017
DevOps process reduces GPS OCX development time for Raytheon
Beijing (AFP) Feb 21, 2017
Police in China's restive Xinjiang to track cars by GPS
New Delhi (Sputnik) Feb 15, 2017
GLONASS station in India to expedite 'space centric' warfare command
How Arctic weather can improve mid-latitude forecasts
Washington (UPI) Mar 10, 2017
During the second week of February in 2015, the meandering jet stream slipped steadily southward, pulling down icy fingers of Arctic air. In Buffalo, N.Y., Feb. 15 was the coldest day in 21 years, and record daily lows were recorded from the Great Lakes across the Eastern Seaboard. Nicknamed winter storm Neptune, the blizzard halted traffic with snowfall up to 2 feet, and winds in excess of 50 ... more
Tokyo, Japan (SPX) Mar 13, 2017
Additional Arctic weather data raises forecast accuracy of Japan cold waves
Cape Cod MA (SPX) Mar 03, 2017
Taking earth's inner temperature
Greenbelt MD (SPX) Mar 07, 2017
NASA examines deadly spring-like weather with GPM satellite
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Harris radio system gains NSA certification
Washington (UPI) Mar 13, 2017
Harris Corporation's new Falcon III RF-300H wideband HF manpack radio system has received certification from the U.S. National Security Agency. The NSA Type-1 certification allows the system to transmit classified images, maps and other data files from beyond-line-of-sight environments, the company announced Monday. "This RF-300H NSA certification allows us to continue providing ... more
Washington DC (SPX) Mar 09, 2017
Intelsat General becomes Airbus channel partner for military satellite communications
Geelong, Australia (UPI) Mar 1, 2017
Rockwell Collins, Australian air force test WBHF communication system
Schriever AFB CO (AFNS) Feb 24, 2017
Space aggressors jam AF, allies' systems
U.S. Army picks Revision Military for new helmets
Washington (UPI) Mar 8, 2017
The U.S. Army awarded Revision Military, a small business from Vermont, with a $98 million contract to produce Advanced Combat Helmet Generation II units. The order includes the procurement of more than 293,000 units. Work locations and funding are to be determined with each order. The U.S. Department of Defense expects Revision Military to deliver the units by March 2022. The pr ... more
Washington (UPI) Mar 10, 2017
Navistar supplying MRAP armored vehicles to Pakistan, UAE
Amsterdam (UPI) Mar 10, 2017
Supacat teams in bid for Dutch Army contract
Washington (UPI) Mar 10, 2017
Electro-magnetic energy module developed for Railgun
Trump to press Congress for defense spending boost
Washington (AFP) Feb 28, 2017
President Donald Trump will address Congress for the first time on Tuesday, selling his policies and laying out the case for a $54 billion boost in military spending and cuts in domestic programs and foreign aid. Previewing measures designed to back up campaign promises with dollars and cents, Trump promised a fiscal plan focused on "public safety and national security." "We are going to ... more
London (AFP) Feb 23, 2017
BAE Systems eyes defence spending by Trump
Abu Dhabi (AFP) Feb 23, 2017
UAE signs over $5 bln in deals at arms fair
Abu Dhabi (AFP) Feb 19, 2017
Pentagon chief says military running smoothly amid turbulent transition
Raytheon developing next-gen missile defense communications
Washington (UPI) Mar 14, 2017
Raytheon received an $11.8 million contract to develop new communication technologies for the U.S. Office of Naval Research. The new technologies, known as Communications and Interoperability for Integrated Fires, or CIIF, will aim to enhance situational awareness capabilities for the U.S. Navy's air and missile defense operations. According to Raytheon, CIIF will enable new and ... more
Washington (UPI) Mar 14, 2017
Australia's HMAS Hobart completes sea trials with Aegis
United Nations, United States (AFP) March 7, 2017
UN hopes for easing of tensions after Chinese anger over THAAD
Beijing (AFP) March 7, 2017
China vows 'resolute' measures after THAAD deployment
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MBDA unveils new short-range air defense platform
(UPI) Mar 14, 2017
MBDA Missile Systems revealed its new short-range air defense system, the Mistral ATLAS-RC, during the HOMSEC 2017 conference in Madrid, Spain. In a statement announcing the new product's debut, the company said the new platform is specifically designed for "very short" range engagements, and tailored to the security needs of Spain's defense ministry. The platform is comprised of ... more
Washington (UPI) Mar 14, 2017
India test fires BrahMos Extended Range missile
Moscow (AFP) March 9, 2017
Russia denies US claims it has violated arms treaty
Washington (UPI) Mar 8, 2017
U.S. Navy test fires surface to surface missile module
Russian woman pardoned by Putin over text message freed
Moscow (AFP) March 12, 2017
A Russian woman pardoned by President Vladimir Putin after she was sentenced to seven years in jail for treason over a text message about movements of military equipment was released Sunday, local media reported. Shopkeeper Oxana Sevastidi, 46, was convicted in March 2016 over an SMS sent eight years earlier about a train carrying military hardware towards neighbouring Georgia, months before ... more
Beijing (AFP) March 9, 2017
Beijing demands US 'stop cyberattacks' after CIA hacking report
Washington (AFP) March 9, 2017
CIA blasts WikiLeaks for publishing secret documents
London (AFP) March 9, 2017
Assange says leaks show CIA's 'devastating incompetence'
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Iran Postpones Rocket Carrier Launch Fearing US Threats
Moscow (Sputnik) Mar 13, 2017
The Commander of IRGC Aerospace Force says Iran has put off a planned launch of a rocket carrier fearing threats from the United States. Iran has put off a planned launch of a rocket carrier fearing threats from the United States, Commander of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh said. On Thursday, Hajizadeh said as cited by ... more
Washington (AFP) March 9, 2017
US move on North Korea tests risks China clash
Seoul (AFP) Mar 12, 2017
South Korea's Moon vows 'new history' after impeachment
Washington (AFP) March 7, 2017
Trump, Abe say North Korea threat 'entered a new stage'
Visions of the Future: Planetary Exploration Through 2050
Moffett Field CA (SPX) Mar 13, 2017
When you're in the business of unlocking the secrets of the universe, making plans 40 years in advance doesn't seem like a stretch. That's why hundreds of visionaries from planetary science, astrophysics, engineering, and other disciplines came together last week at NASA headquarters to break conceptual ground on humanity's future in space. Now is an especially important time to be having ... more
Kennedy Space Center FL (SPX) Mar 13, 2017
Campaign Tests Parachutes Designed to Provide Astronauts a Soft Landing
Houston TX (SPX) Mar 07, 2017
Keeping Liquids Off the Wall
Paris (ESA) Mar 13, 2017
International space docking standard updated
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Kennedy's Multi-User Spaceport Streamlines Commercial Launches
Kennedy Space Center FL (SPX) Mar 15, 2017
In the past, launch pads were used almost exclusively for government missions. To support a growing private sector space economy, NASA's Kennedy Space Center has transformed to a multi-user spaceport capable of handling the needs of a variety of companies from launch processing through recovery. NASA, the FAA, and Air Force Space Command provide diverse launch operations, government and co ... more
Ann Arbor MI (SPX) Mar 13, 2017
Designing new rocket engines that don't blow up
Eglin AFB FL (SPX) Mar 07, 2017
Space squadron supports record-breaking satellites launch
Cayenne (AFP) March 7, 2017
Europe launches fourth Earth monitoring satellite
Ultra-Orthodox Jews hang soldier effigies in draft protest
Jerusalem (AFP) March 13, 2017
Ultra-Orthodox Jews opposed to Israeli compulsory military service hung effigies of religious soldiers Monday in a Jerusalem neighbourhood, with police denouncing the move as incitement. A number of effigies of ultra-Orthodox Jews serving in the army were hanged from the neck in prominent places in the ultra-Orthodox Mea Shearim neighbourhood. One of them had a sign attached which read " ... more
Bogota (AFP) March 14, 2017
Colombia to set up special war crimes courts
Beirut (AFP) March 12, 2017
Toll in Damascus bombings jumps to 74 dead: monitor
Bogota (AFP) March 9, 2017
Colombia atrocities ongoing despite peace deal: report
MIPT physicists predict the existence of unusual optical composites
Moscow, Russia (SPX) Mar 13, 2017
Physicists from MIPT have predicted the existence of transparent composite media with unusual optical properties. Using graphics card based simulations, scientists studied regular volume structures composed of two dielectrics with close parameters, and found that the optical properties of these structures differ from both those of natural crystals and artificial periodic composites, which are cu ... more
Paris (ESA) Mar 13, 2017
Orbiting in sunshine
Saint-Petersburg, Russia (SPX) Mar 13, 2017
New application of the selective laser melting method
Washington (UPI) Mar 13, 2017
Scientists develop new surface finishing for 3D-printing
Visions of the Future: Planetary Exploration Through 2050
Moffett Field CA (SPX) Mar 13, 2017
When you're in the business of unlocking the secrets of the universe, making plans 40 years in advance doesn't seem like a stretch. That's why hundreds of visionaries from planetary science, astrophysics, engineering, and other disciplines came together last week at NASA headquarters to break conceptual ground on humanity's future in space. Now is an especially important time to be having ... more
Kennedy Space Center FL (SPX) Mar 13, 2017
Campaign Tests Parachutes Designed to Provide Astronauts a Soft Landing
Houston TX (SPX) Mar 07, 2017
Keeping Liquids Off the Wall
Paris (ESA) Mar 13, 2017
International space docking standard updated


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