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July 14, 2017
TECH SPACE
Northrop Grumman awarded contracts for P-8 radar systems



Washington (UPI) Jul 3, 2017
Northrop Grumman has received a pair of contracts with a cumulative worth of nearly $30 million for the AN/ALQ-240 Electronic Support Measures system on the P-8 Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft. The contracts, announced Friday by the Department of Defense, include depot level repairs and refurbishment of the AN/ALQ-240 and the spare parts necessary. Work on the contracts will take place in Linthicum, Md., San Jose, Calif., and other sites across the United States. Work for both contract ... read more

ICE WORLD
Giant iceberg in the making
Paris (ESA) Jul 07, 2017
All eyes are on Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf as a deep crack continues to cut across the ice, leaving a huge chunk clinging on. When it eventually gives way, one of the largest icebergs on record ... more
AEROSPACE
Boeing receives contract for engineering, support of E-3 Sentry
Washington (UPI) Jul 10, 2017
Boeing has received a $93 million contract for engineering and technical support for the Air Force's E-3 Airborne Early Warning and Control System radar aircraft. ... more
AEROSPACE
Raytheon to service, upgrade B-2 radar components
Washington (UPI) Jul 10, 2017
Raytheon has received a $50 million for uprades and engineering services for the B-2 Spirit stealth bomber radar system, the Department of Defense announced on Friday. ... more
AEROSPACE
Australia inks $582.5 million deal with Boeing to upgrade aircraft
Washington (UPI) Jul 5, 2017
Australia is upgrading the early-warning and control capabilities of its fleet of E-7A Wedgetail aircraft with new sensors and other systems. ... more
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MILPLEX
Kelvin Hughes to be sold to Hensoldt
Washington (UPI) Jun 30, 2017
Britain's Kelvin Hughes, a maker of radar sensors, security and navigation products, is being acquired by Hensoldt, an Airbus spinoff company. ... more
TECH SPACE
Seeing the forest through the trees with a new LiDAR system
San Francisco CA (SPX) Jun 28, 2017
Shortly after lasers were first developed in the 1960s, LiDAR - whose name originated as a combination of "light" and "radar" - capitalized on the newly unique precision they offered for measuring b ... more
UAV NEWS
Rafael unveils Drone Dome anti-drone system
Washington DC (UPI) Jun 24, 2017
A radar and laser beam system for detecting and destroying drones has been unveiled at the Paris Air Show by Israel's Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. ... more
MISSILE NEWS
SM-3 Block IIA missile fails intercept test
Washington (UPI) Jun 22, 2017
The U.S. Missile Defense Agency and the Japan Ministry of Defense conducted a intercept test of the Standard Missile-3 Block IIA in the ocean off Hawaii. ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION
Watching cities grow
Munich, Germany (SPX) Jun 22, 2017
Three million measurement points in one square kilometer: Prof. Xiaoxiang Zhu and her team have set a world record in information retrieval from satellite data. Thanks to new algorithms, the researc ... more
TECH SPACE
Northrop Grumman tests flat-panel radar
Washington (UPI) Jun 20, 2017
Northrop Grumman has successfully tested a modular panel-based sensor array during flight testing last April. ... more


Airbus celebrates 10 years of precision and reliability of TerraSAR-X satellite

TECH SPACE
Thales introduces ground variant of Sea Fire radar
Washington (UPI) Jun 20, 2017
Thales has unveiled its latest-generation multi-function ground radars for simultaneous air defense and surveillance missions. ... more
AEROSPACE
Northrup Grumman to upgrade F-16 radars
Washington (UPI) Jun 20, 2017
Northrop Grumman is to upgrade dozens of U.S. Air National Guard F-16s with APG-83 Scalable Agile Beam Radar, the company announced this week. ... more
TECH SPACE
Lockheed Martin receives radar training system contract
Washington (UPI) Jun 20, 2017
Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $108 million contract for the Advanced Radar Threat System Variant 2, or ARTS-V2, the Department of Defense announced Monday. ... more
UAV NEWS
Leonardo debuts new target drone at Paris Air Show
Washington (UPI) Jun 16, 2017
Leonardo debuted its new Mirach 40 aerial target drone at the the 2017 Paris Air Show, the company announced on Friday. ... more



Singapore developing space-based VHF communications for air traffic management
Singapore (SPX) Jul 14, 2017
GomSpace together with The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS), Singapore Technologies Electronics Limited (ST Electronics) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to explore the application and deployment of space-based Very High Frequency (VHF) communications for air traffic management (ATM) in and around the Singapore Flight Information Region (FIR). The MOU was signed ... more
Washington (UPI) Jun 20, 2017
Sikorsky receives CH-53D contract from Israel for parts, services
Washington (UPI) Jul 3, 2017
Sikorsky awarded $3.8 billion contract for Saudi Arabian black hawks
Washington (UPI) Jun 20, 2017
Boeing announces Rolls-Royce engine contract
USNS Lewis B. Puller expeditionary sea base deploys for first time
Washington (UPI) Jul 13, 2017
The USNS Lewis B. Puller has deployed from Val Air Station Norfolk, marking the first operational cruise of the expeditionary sea base as it joins its supporting role in the U.S. Fifth Fleet. The Puller is part of the U.S. Navy's Sealift Command and has a joint U.S. Navy and civilian crew. "The Puller is a brand new ship, so we had a lot to learn. The military crew has been train ... more
Washington (UPI) Jul 10, 2017
Sweden orders aluminum fast attack combat boats
Washington (UPI) Jul 7, 2017
U.S., Japan, India start Malabar 2017 joint naval exercises
Hong Kong (AFP) July 7, 2017
Chinese aircraft carrier Liaoning arrives in Hong Kong
Orbital Alliance Techsystems receives contract for GPS artillery
Washington (UPI) Jul 7, 2017
Orbital Alliance Techsystems Operations has been awarded a $53.6 million modification to an existing contract for procurement of M1156 presicion-guidance kits, the Department of Defense announced on Thursday. The modification will provide PGKs for converting standard Army unguided 155mm artillery shells into GPS-guided munitions used by conventional artillery. Work will be perfor ... more
New Delhi (Sputnik) Jul 07, 2017
India Plans to Roll Out National GPS Next Year
Paris (AFP) July 4, 2017
Europe's Galileo satnav identifies problems behind failing clocks
Paris (AFP) June 22, 2017
New orbiters for Europe's Galileo satnav system
SSL To Provide Next-Generation Imaging Satellite Constellation To Digitalglobe
Palo Alto CA (SPX) Jul 10, 2017
MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. reports that its subsidiary Space Systems Loral (SSL) was selected to provide a next-generation satellite constellation for high-resolution Earth imaging to DigitalGlobe, the global leader in Earth imagery and information about our changing planet. Called WorldView Legion, the Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites will more than double DigitalGlobe's hig ... more
Newcastle UK (SPX) Jul 07, 2017
Can satellites be used as an early warning system for landslides
Corvallis OR (SPX) Jul 07, 2017
Study finds Earth's magnetic field 'simpler than we thought'
Paris (ESA) Jul 07, 2017
See our seasons change from space
North Dakota UAS Training Center Depends on IGC Satellite Connectivity
McLean, VA (SPX) Jul 14, 2017
Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) have played an important role in the U.S. military's operations in the Middle East, Africa and Southwest Asia in recent years, using ever-more-sophisticated on-board sensors and cameras to provide valuable intelligence to troops on the ground. As the UAS technology has evolved, companies serving government customers have introduced a range of non-military applicat ... more
McLean, VA (SPX) Jul 07, 2017
First UAVs, Now Ships - Connectivity for the next generation of remote naval operations
Washington (UPI) Jul 11, 2017
Northrop Grumman receives Australian satellite ground station contract
Washington (UPI) Jul 5, 2017
DISA extends Comtech satellite services to Marines
Belgium to acquire troop transport vehicles
Washington (UPI) Jul 3, 2017
Belgium's Council of Ministers have approved a request by Minister of Defense Steven Vandeput to acquire 199 Light Troop Transport Vehicles. The purchase, approved on Friday, was part of an urgent renewal of vehicles operated by the country's Special Operations Forces and obtained in the early 1990s. The Ministry of Defense said special operation forces act with speed, autonomy a ... more
Washington (UPI) Jul 10, 2017
OSI acquires Morpho explosive trace detection business
Washington (AFP) July 10, 2017
Mosul victory marks win for Pentagon training plan
Washington (UPI) Jul 10, 2017
Bahrain signs contract with Lockheed for sniper targeting pods
DSI 4th Space Resiliency Summit November 28-29, 2017 Alexandria, VA
DSCA approves Super Hornet upgrades, tank ammunition for Australia
Washington (UPI) Jul 11, 2017
The U.S. State Department has approved potential foreign military sales to Australia worth a total $151.4 million for F/A-18 Super Hornet upgrades and 120mm tank ammunition. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency announced both sales on Tuesday. The ammuntion sale, at a cost of about $50 million, would deliver nearly 15,000 rounds of 120mm training ammunition for use by the Aust ... more
Washington (UPI) Jun 30, 2017
Kelvin Hughes to be sold to Hensoldt
Washington (UPI) Jun 29, 2017
Defense spending by European NATO countries to rise in 2017
Washington (UPI) Jun 27, 2017
House Appropriations defense subcommittee bill could mean more ships, planes
US deploys Patriots in Lithuania for NATO war games
Vilnius (AFP) July 11, 2017
The United States deployed a battery of Patriot ground-to-air missiles in Lithuania on Tuesday as part of multinational NATO exercises in the the Baltic country, its defence ministry announced. The deployment "reflects the firm engagement of the United States to ensure Lithuania's security and its readiness to send strategic capability to the region," a ministry statement said. The missi ... more
Seoul (AFP) July 11, 2017
San Diego 'likely' in range of N.Korea ICBM in 2 years: US monitor
Washington (AFP) July 11, 2017
US conducts successful missile intercept test amid NKorea tensions
Washington (UPI) Jul 11, 2017
Lockheed Martin receives contract for Australian AEGIS systems
Anglo-French missile completes first test firing
Washington (UPI) Jul 5, 2017
MBDA has completed its first test of the Anglo-French Sea Venom/ANL at a firing range in France, the weapons manufacturer has announced. The missile, which will replace the British-developed Sea Skua and the French-developed AS15TT missiles on helicopters, was tested late last month using a Dauphin test bed helicopter from DGA, the French defense procurement agency. Britain will ... more
(UPI) Jul 7, 2017
Poland in talks with Lockheed for inidigenous HIMARS rocket system
Washington (UPI) Jul 11, 2017
Netherlands seeks missile warning system for its helicopters
Washington (UPI) Jul 13, 2017
Lockheed awarded $471 million contract for MLRS rocket production
Chinese censors scrub emoji tributes to Nobel winner
Beijing (AFP) July 14, 2017
China's censors raced Friday to scrub social media networks of candles, RIP and other tributes to Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo as they seek to silence discussion about the prominent dissident's death. The 61-year-old democracy activist died Thursday from liver cancer while under heavy police guard at a hospital in the northeastern city of Shenyang - but most Chinese remain clueless about his d ... more
Singapore (SPX) Jul 13, 2017
Why you might trust a quantum computer with secrets
Washington (AFP) July 12, 2017
US bans Kaspersky software amid concerns over Russia ties
Washington (AFP) July 7, 2017
Utilities including nuclear firms hacked: NYT
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Israeli nuclear whistleblower spared jail over 2013 meeting
Jerusalem (AFP) July 10, 2017
Israeli nuclear whistleblower Mordechai Vanunu received Monday a suspended two-month prison sentence and community work after a Jerusalem court decided against imprisoning him for a misdemeanour from over four years ago. The 62-year-old former nuclear technician was jailed in 1986 for disclosing the inner workings of Israel's Dimona nuclear plant to Britain's Sunday Times newspaper. He s ... more
United Nations, United States (AFP) July 7, 2017
122 countries adopt global treaty banning nuclear weapons
Seoul (AFP) July 8, 2017
US bombers drill near Korea DMZ in show of force
Washington (AFP) July 9, 2017
US vows to press China to enforce NKorea sanctions
Creating Trends in Space: An Interview with NanoRacks CEO Jeffrey Manber
Los Angeles CA (SPX) Jul 11, 2017
Founded in 2009, the Houston, Texas-based company NanoRacks LLC provides commercial hardware and services onboard the International Space Station (ISS) for government and commercial customers. To date, the firm has sent more than 550 payloads from over 30 countries to ISS, creating trends in commercial hardware in space. In an interview with Astrowatch.net, Jeffrey Manber, the founder and CEO of ... more
Paris (ESA) Jul 10, 2017
Counting calories in space
Cape Canaveral (AFP) July 9, 2017
Trump offers bold space goals but fills in few details
Cape Canaveral (AFP) July 9, 2017
Liftoff for Trump's bold space plans may have to wait
Hypersonic Travel Possibility Heats Up Massively After New Material Discovery
Moscow (Sputnik) Jul 10, 2017
Researchers at The University of Manchester, in collaboration with Central South University (CSU), China, have created an innovative ceramic coating that could revolutionize hypersonic travel - for defense, space and even air travel purposes. Hypersonic travel is defined as moving at Mach five or above - at least five times faster than the speed of sound. While a historic aspiration of avi ... more
Sacramento CA (SPX) Jul 10, 2017
Aerojet Rocketdyne tests Advanced Electric Propulsion System
Moscow (Sputnik) Jul 07, 2017
Russia to Carry Out Five Launches From Vostochny Space Center in 2018
Houghton MI (SPX) Jul 12, 2017
Spiky ferrofluid thrusters can move satellites
New UN mission to help Colombia rebels return to society
United Nations, United States (AFP) July 10, 2017
The UN Security Council on Monday decided to establish a new mission in Colombia to help FARC rebels reintegrate in society as the peace deal moves to a challenging phase after the laying down of weapons. After the historic agreement ended half a century of guerrilla war, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) completed the handover of individual weapons on June 27, under UN super ... more
Bogota (AFP) July 13, 2017
Colombia captures ELN rebel chief
Sangolqui, Ecuador (AFP) July 8, 2017
Last Colombian rebel group says ceasefire is near
Washington (AFP) July 7, 2017
US-led strikes claim another 119 civilian lives:
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Spacepath Communications Announces Innovative Frequency Converter Systems
London, UK (SPX) Jul 14, 2017
SpacePath Communications is launching a new range of intelligent frequency converters (IFC) featuring an innovative, hot swappable system design. SpacePath's intelligent frequency converters feature a hot swappable capability in a 1RU design. The 1:1 redundant, hot swappable frequency convertor requires no additional, external 1RU switch controller or external input /output switches. ... more
Morgantown WV (SPX) Jul 12, 2017
WVU to develop software for future NASA Mars rovers, test 3-D printed foams on ISS
Moscow, Russia (SPX) Jul 10, 2017
Giant enhancement of electromagnetic waves revealed within small dielectric particles
Canberra, Australia (SPX) Jul 07, 2017
ANU invention may help to protect astronauts from radiation in space
Creating Trends in Space: An Interview with NanoRacks CEO Jeffrey Manber
Los Angeles CA (SPX) Jul 11, 2017
Founded in 2009, the Houston, Texas-based company NanoRacks LLC provides commercial hardware and services onboard the International Space Station (ISS) for government and commercial customers. To date, the firm has sent more than 550 payloads from over 30 countries to ISS, creating trends in commercial hardware in space. In an interview with Astrowatch.net, Jeffrey Manber, the founder and CEO of ... more
Paris (ESA) Jul 10, 2017
Counting calories in space
Cape Canaveral (AFP) July 9, 2017
Trump offers bold space goals but fills in few details
Cape Canaveral (AFP) July 9, 2017
Liftoff for Trump's bold space plans may have to wait


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