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April 17, 2017
UAV NEWS
Swiss prisons getting drone-detection capability



Washington (UPI) Apr 12, 2017
Rheinmetall AG is to install its Radshield drone detection system at Switzerland's central prison and at an inter-cantonal penitentiary. The system is an array of video cameras, infrared sensors and radars that will monitor the grounds and airspace of these facilities, detecting any flying object. Radshield operates day and night, and can detect objects as small as model airplanes and balloons. "Due to go into operation soon, these systems will make a significant contribution to c ... read more

UAV NEWS
Radar warning receiver flies for first time in Predator drone
Washington (UPI) Apr 11, 2017
A Predator B/MQ-9 Reaper Block 5 drone has demonstrated the successful use of a radar warning receiver for conducting missions in hostile environments. ... more
MISSILE DEFENSE
Raytheon to upgrade U.S. ballistic missile defense radars
Washington (UPI) Apr 10, 2017
Raytheon received a $10 million contract from the U.S. Missile Defense Agency to upgrade components for the AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile radar. ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION
Spaceflight Industries Reveals BlackSky Spectra
Seattle WA (SPX) Apr 06, 2017
Spaceflight Industries has launched BlackSky Spectra, its on-demand satellite imagery service which enables customers to discover archive images and task new images from 13 high-resolution imaging s ... more
TECH SPACE
Canadian subs to receive Kelvin Hughes' SharpEye radars
Washington (UPI) Apr 4, 2017
Canada's navy is procuring two SharpEye radar systems from Kelvin Hughes to enhance navigation capabilities for its Victoria-class submarines. ... more
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Photonics breakthough paving the way for improved wireless communication systems
Sydney, Australia (SPX) Apr 04, 2017
Researchers from the ARC Centre for Ultrahigh bandwidth Devices for Optical Systems (CUDOS) in the University of Sydney's Australian Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology have made a breakt ... more
MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS
Battle of the ModRecs Lays Groundwork for Improved Spectrum Management
Washington DC (SPX) Mar 31, 2017
If human ears could hear the electromagnetic spectrum, the noise levels these days would be overwhelming. The skyrocketing use of wireless devices in military and civilian domains has created a comp ... more
STELLAR CHEMISTRY
Reading between the lines of highly turbulent plasmas
London, UK (SPX) Mar 31, 2017
Plasma, the ionised state of matter found in stars, is still not fully understood, largely due to its instability. Astrophysicists have long-since sought to develop models that can account for the t ... more
TECH SPACE
U.S. Army orders Counter Fire Target Acquisition Radar System
Washington (UPI) Mar 31, 2017
Lockheed Martin received $1.5 billion from the U.S. Army to produce and deploy the Counterfire Target Acquisition Radar System. ... more
MISSILE DEFENSE
Raytheon tapped for two more MK 99 ship sets
Washington (UPI) Mar 28, 2017
The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon with a $37 million contract modification to produce two additional MK 99 Mission Fire Control System sets. ... more
SHAKE AND BLOW
Satellites shed new light on earthquakes
Paris (ESA) Mar 27, 2017
Satellite radar scans of last year's earthquake in New Zealand are changing the way we are thinking about earthquake hazards in regions where our planet's tectonic plates meet. The 7.8-magnitu ... more


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UAV NEWS
SRC's counter-drone system on display
Washington (UPI) Mar 27, 2017
A counter-drone system from SRC Inc., a non-profit research and development company, is being exhibited at next month's Navy League's Sea Air Space Exposition, the company recently announced. ... more
AEROSPACE
Raytheon tapped for Super Hornet, Growler radar upgrades
Washington (UPI) Mar 24, 2017
Raytheon received a $17.8 million contract to upgrade radars used on F/A-18 and EA-18G aircraft operated by the U.S. Navy and the Australian air force. ... more
SPACEWAR
Russian Aerospace Forces to Launch Over 20 Spacecraft Into Space
Moscow (Sputnik) Mar 17, 2017
Russia's Aerospace Forces in 2017 are planning to launch 15 carrier rockets into space, during which over 20 spacecraft will be placed into orbit," the forces' commander, Col. Gen. Viktor Bondarev, ... more
TECH SPACE
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

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Aviation poised for 'third revolution': Airbus boss
Amsterdam (AFP) April 12, 2017
The aerospace industry is on the brink of a "third revolution" and Airbus boss Tom Enders is determined his giant company will play a leading role in its future. "I do genuinely believe that we are at a point where those technological changes and breakthroughs in electric propulsion, autonomous flight, artificial intelligence, machine learning, new materials, all come together, plus the data ... more
Washington (UPI) Apr 10, 2017
U.S. F-35s to make first operational deployment in Europe
Amsterdam (AFP) April 12, 2017
Airbus talks with military plane clients 'constructive': Enders
Washington (UPI) Apr 11, 2017
Lockheed Martin gets $372 million contract mod for F-35 work
Leonardo subsidiary supplies auxiliary engines for U.S. Coast Guard vessels
Washington (UPI) Apr 10, 2017
The U.S. Coast Guard's new Offshore Patrol Vessels are to be equipped with hybrid electric drive systems from Leonardo DRS Technologies, the company announced on Thursday. The U.S. subsidiary of Leonardo said Eastern Shipbuilding, which is constructing the vessels, has ordered nine such systems at a cost of $10.7 million. "DRS is a pioneer in naval hybrid electric drive technolog ... more
Washington (UPI) Apr 11, 2017
Sweden taps Saab for signal intelligence ship
Washington (UPI) Apr 10, 2017
Finland to commission design of new corvettes
Washington (UPI) Apr 10, 2017
Navy taps Tetra Tech for environmental remediation work
Galileo's search and rescue service in the spotlight
Paris (ESA) Apr 10, 2017
Europe's Galileo satnav network does more than let us find our way - it is also helping to save lives. Today sees a spotlight cast on Galileo's Search and Rescue service, which pinpoints people in distress on land or sea. The service is Europe's contribution to the Cospas-Sarsat international satellite-based locating system that has helped to rescue more than 42 000 people since 1982 - the ... more
Managua (AFP) April 7, 2017
Russia inaugurates GPS-type satellite station in Nicaragua
Washington (UPI) Apr 7, 2017
Northrop Grumman, Honeywell receive EGI-M contracts
Beijing (XNA) Apr 04, 2017
China's BeiDou system to expand cooperation to SE Asia
New map reveals Earth's magnetic field in high resolution
Washington (UPI) Apr 10, 2017
An international team of researchers have created a high-resolution map of Earth's lithospheric magnetic field. Scientists created the map using a wealth of new data collected by the European Space Agency's Swarm satellites. "Magnetic fields have been measured in space by satellites for the last 50 years, but it is the measurement of magnetic 'gradients' from the three Swarm satellites ... more
Pasadena CA (JPL) Apr 12, 2017
Solar Storms Can Drain Electrical Charge Above Earth
Beijing, China (SPX) Apr 10, 2017
Climate change to increase severe aircraft turbulence
Greenbelt MD (SPX) Apr 12, 2017
NASA's High-Altitude Plane Takes to the Sky for GOES-16 Field Campaign
Thales supplying Denmark with communications system
Washington (UPI) Apr 12, 2017
Denmark and Thales have signed a framework agreement for the Nordic country to acquire the company's SOTAS communication system for military vehicles. The deal between Thales and the Danish Defense and Logistic Organization is for seven years and includes a provision for company maintenance technologies to be transferred to Denmark from Thales operations in the Netherlands. Thales repor ... more
Offutt AFB NB (AFNS) Apr 10, 2017
US Strategic Command, Norway sign agreement to share space services, data
Washington (AFP) April 7, 2017
Pentagon urges Russia not to hang up military hotline
Washington DC (AFNS) Apr 06, 2017
AF announces major changes to space enterprise
Russia to modernize weaponry for Crimea, Arctic forces
Washington (UPI) Apr 12, 2017
The Kremlin plans to modernize weaponry and equipment issued to Russian forces in Crimea and the Arctic regions. Russian defense officials disclosed the move during a Defense Ministry Board meeting in Moscow on Wednesday. Discussions focused on an armament program set to take place from 2018 through 2025. According to Russian Army General Sergei Shoigu, the program is necessary f ... more
Kabul (AFP) April 14, 2017
Five views on the 'Mother of All Bombs' in Afghanistan
Washington (UPI) Apr 10, 2017
British Army extends support contract with Saab for simulator system
Washington (UPI) Apr 12, 2017
NATO members form center to combat hybrid threats
Canada moves to join treaty curbing foreign arms sales
Ottawa (AFP) April 13, 2017
Canada introduced a bill Thursday opening the way for it to join a UN Arms Trade Treaty which effectively curbs some foreign weapons sales. Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland introduced the legislation, saying it would formalize Canada's current system of export controls which already "meets most of the treaty's thresholds." In recent years, Canada has faced criticism over the sale of li ... more
New Delhi (AFP) April 7, 2017
India inks weapons deal worth nearly $2 bn with Israel
Washington (UPI) Apr 6, 2017
U.S. lawmakers push for Pentagon reforms
Washington (UPI) Apr 6, 2017
Brazil boosting defense industry exports
BAE Systems to develop U.S. space, missile defense tech
Washington (UPI) Apr 12, 2017
BAE Systems received a contract to research and develop new space and missile defense technologies for the U.S. Army, the company announced Wednesday. The enterprise is one of eight contractors to compete for the $3 billion indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity deal. It was awarded by the U.S. Army's Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, or SMDC/ARSTRAT. ... more
Seoul (AFP) April 17, 2017
US, South Korea agree early deployment of THAAD: PM Hwang
Washington (UPI) Apr 10, 2017
Raytheon to upgrade U.S. ballistic missile defense radars
Washington (UPI) Apr 4, 2017
Raytheon to supply Multi-Object Kill Vehicle technology
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Raytheon to begin Phase 4B refresh services for AMRAAM program
Washington (UPI) Apr 10, 2017
The U.S. Air Force awarded Raytheon with a $64 million contract modification to continue work for the Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile program. The modification announced on Thursday tasks the company with providing Phase 4B form, fit, function and refresh services for the missile's guidance section. The agreement includes foreign military sales to Norway, Turkey, Japan, ... more
Washington (UPI) Apr 12, 2017
Boeing receives contract modification for Harpoon missile support
Washington (UPI) Apr 12, 2017
Orbital ATK contracted to support Sidewinder missile sale
Washington (UPI) Apr 6, 2017
Rockwell Collins to begin work on second CRIIS system
Baking Hack Resistance Directly into Hardware
Washington DC (SPX) Apr 13, 2017
Military and civilian technological systems, from fighter aircraft to networked household appliances, are becoming ever more dependent upon software systems inherently vulnerable to electronic intruders. To meet its mission of preventing technological surprise and increasing national security, DARPA has advanced a number of technologies to make software more secure. But what if hardware co ... more
London (AFP) April 4, 2017
Web pioneer slams UK, US calls to weaken encryption
Berlin (AFP) March 31, 2017
German military to launch cyber command
Washington (UPI) Mar 30, 2017
Esri contracted for embedded training of intelligence agency personnel
Russia to upgrade Iskander-M missile
Washington (UPI) Apr 11, 2017
Russia's state-owned Rostec corporation announced plans to upgrade the country's Iskander-M tactical ballistic missile systems on Tuesday. Speaking with the TASS news agency, Rostec CEO Sergey Chemezov said his company aims to deliver an improved tactical missile to the Kremlin by 2020. "In accordance with the adopted strategy of the cluster Armaments within ten years we are goin ... more
Tehran (AFP) April 14, 2017
Iran's Rouhani registers to run for re-election
Pyongyang (AFP) April 13, 2017
Kim centre stage as tensions mount
Washington (AFP) April 12, 2017
No easy way for US to back military threats to Pyongyang
Two Russians, one American land back on Earth from ISS
Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan (AFP) April 10, 2017
Two Russian cosmonauts and a US astronaut touched down safely in central Kazakhstan Monday following a 173-day mission aboard the International Space Station (ISS). "Touchdown confirmed," said a commentator on NASA Television, describing it as a "textbook" landing. NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough was accompanied by Russian space agency cosmonauts Sergei Ryzhikov and Andrei Borisenko in ... more
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Dream Chaser to use Europe's next-generation docking system
Paris (ESA) Apr 10, 2017
ESA and a team of European industrial contractors led by QinetiQ have finalised an agreement with Sierra Nevada Corporation for the use of Europe's International Berthing Docking Mechanism on the Dream Chaser spaceplane. The Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) Dream Chaser is being developed as a reusable, lifting-body, multimission spacecraft capable of landing at commercial airports or space ... more
Sweden, Kiruna (SPX) Apr 10, 2017
Europe's largest sounding rocket launched from Esrange
Washington (AFP) April 6, 2017
Bezos sells $1 bn in Amazon stock yearly to pay for rocket firm
Washington DC (Sputnik) Apr 06, 2017
US-Russia Venture Hopes to Sell More RD-180 Rocket Engines to US
Philippine army plans all-Muslim units amid insurgeny
Manila (AFP) April 15, 2017
The Philippine military announced plans to create all-Muslim fighting units on Saturday, with quotas from the Catholic country's largest religious minority, as it looks to bolster efforts to tackle Islamic insurgents. Five percent of all new applications will be allocated for Muslims under the new order, military spokesman Colonel Edgard Arevalo said in a statement, adding the eventual aim w ... more
Beijing (AFP) April 14, 2017
Assad comments on chemical attack '100% lies': French FM
Nicosia (AFP) April 15, 2017
Cyprus leader says peace talks at 'critical' moment
Moscow (AFP) April 12, 2017
Tillerson meets Lavrov as Trump says time to end Syria's 'brutal civil war'
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