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March 1, 2015 | Source: Military Embedded Systems
The Missile Defense Agency announced that it launched three short-range ballistic missile targets near-simultaneously from NASA’sWallops Flight Facility. Two U.S. Navy...
February 26, 2015 | Source: Defense News
Ultralight off-road vehicle manufacturers are not going light on competition for Middle East business at the massive IDEX defense show here this week. The main American...
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Infrared missiles pose a significant threat to civilian and military aviation. ManPADS missiles are especially dangerous in the hands of rogue and undisciplined forces...
February 19, 2015 | Source: Breaking Defense
Hitting a bullet with a bullet is an astounding feat. But now that US missile defenses can do it routinely, we’re realizing it’s not enough. As technology spreads around...
February 19, 2015 | Source: Breaking Defense
In three years the US military could have a prototype laser weapon blasting out 300 kilowatts of energy, a jump that could ignite a revolution in missile defense, a...
February 5, 2015 | Source: The Washington Post
About a month after a white officer fatally shot an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Mo., the city’s assistant police chief, Al Eickhoff, took to Google and searched...
February 4, 2015 | Source: SPIE Newsroom; spie.org; 19 January 2015; Harry Milton, Sarabjot Kaur, Cliff Jones, Philip Morgan and Helen Gleeson
A leading problem facing modern optometry is correcting presbyopia, the reduction of near-visual acuity arising from the natural deterioration of the eyes' accommodation...
February 4, 2015 | Source: National Defense Magazine
The Marine Corps and Navy will launch their newest unmanned aerial system, the RQ-21A Blackjack, from a ship this spring for the first time, and are looking into...
February 2, 2015 | Source: Navy Times
There may be rough seas ahead for the Navy's ballistic missile defense force. Demands are high for the Navy's BMD-capable ships and, soon, land sites, and for good...
USMC RFI Regarding Expeditionary Energy Concepts (E2C) 2015 Image
Note: Formerly known as the Experimental Forward Operating Base (ExFOB) demonstration. OVERVIEW: This announcement is a Request for Information (RFI) notice for planning...
January 27, 2015 | Source: Defense One
At about 3 a.m. on Monday morning, a small quadcopter drone, or unmanned aerial vehicle, crashed on the White House lawn. White House officials said that the drone, by...
January 26, 2015 | Source: Defense One
For the Pentagon, drones are cheaper to buy and to operate than regular fighter jets. An armed MQ-9 Reaper drone runs about $14 million, compared to $180 million or more...
January 23, 2015 | Source: Army Technology
By integrating many small sensors into light mortar systems, Picatinny engineers are developing a technology for use on all U.S. military mortar systems to give Soldiers...
January 15, 2015 | Source: C4ISR & Networks
As their deployment to Afghanistan comes to an end, unarmed Italian Reaper UAVs are to be used to monitor soccer games and demonstrations in Italy's cities, following a...
January 15, 2015 | Source: C4ISR & Networks
The Navy is seeking a coastal surveillance illuminator that will allow cameras to work at night. The current camera for the Coastal Battlefield Reconnaissance and...
January 14, 2015 | Source: Defense One
Last week, authorities in Indonesia confirmed that rescue crews had located the tail from AirAsia flight QZ8501. Grainy images of the submerged plane soon appeared on...
January 14, 2015 | Source: Defense News
More than 2,000 Tomahawk cruise missiles have been fired at live targets since 1991. In every case, the missile has been aimed at a fixed, non-moving target. That could...
January 12, 2015 | Source: DSIAC Journal
A little noticed December contract award for the missile launchers used as part of the U.S. Navy’s Aegis Combat System gives hints to the direction of a potential $20...
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DSIAC announces the release of BlueMax6 version 2.0. Developed and managed by the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC), BlueMax6 is a pseudo 6-DOF point-...
January 8, 2015 | Source: www.globenewswire.com
The U.S. Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk and other variants of Northrop Grumman Corporation's High Altitude Long Endurance (HALE) Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) series...