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Nano-sized Chip Sniffs Out Explosives Far Better than Trained Dogs

Nano-sized Chip Sniffs Out Explosives Far Better than Trained Dogs

Security forces worldwide rely on sophisticated equipment, trained personnel, and detection dogs to safeguard airports and other public areas against terrorist attacks. A revolutionary new electronic chip with nano-sized chemical sensors is about to make their job much easier. The […]


Exelis to Supply High-Performance Radar To Saudi National Guard

Exelis to Supply High-Performance Radar To Saudi National Guard

Exelis has received a contract valued at more than $9 million to provide advanced military air traffic management capabilities to the Saudi Arabian National Guard (SANG). Under this foreign military sales contract, Exelis will supply the GCA-2020 precision ground control […]


Minelab to supply US military with mounted mine detection system

Minelab to supply US military with mounted mine detection system

A South Australian company has won a development contract to supply the United States military with advanced mine clearance technology. Minelab Electronics, a company renowned for its metal detectors, has partnered with a American company NIITEK that makes ground penetrating […]


Littoral Combat Ship’s Survival in an Attack Questioned

Littoral Combat Ship’s Survival in an Attack Questioned

The Navy’s $23 billion Littoral Combat Ship is less able to survive an attack than other U.S. warships, according to the Pentagon’s top weapons tester. Revised standards adopted for the vessel intended to operate in shallow coastal waters “continue to […]


Nano-Hyperspec Sensor Payload For Small Hand-Launched UAVs

Nano-Hyperspec Sensor Payload For Small Hand-Launched UAVs

In extending technological leadership within the remote sensing market, Headwall announced availability of its new Nano-Hyperspec sensor for commercial UAV deployment. The low-cost hyperspectral sensor operates in the VNIR (400-1000nm) spectral range and includes onboard data processing and storage to […]


Ukraine Orders 200 Dozor-B Small LAVs

Dozor-B armored vehicle in amount of 200 units of Kharkiv Morozov Machine-Building Design Bureau production – member enterprise of Ukroboronprom State Concern – will be supplied to Armed Forces of Ukraine and National Guard to put it into the service. […]


Chinese military linked to seven years of hacking US aerospace industry

Chinese military linked to seven years of hacking US aerospace industry

A shadowy hacking group believed to be affiliated with the Chinese military has spent years infiltrating the American aerospace industry and US trading partners in the space industry, a US cybersecurity company said Monday. Officials from CrowdStrike accused the Shanghai-based […]


Pakistan negotiating MI-35 helicopter deal‏ with Russia: envoy

Pakistan negotiating MI-35 helicopter deal‏ with Russia: envoy

Pakistan has placed an order to Russia for purchase of the latest MI-35 Helicopters for multipurpose use including fighting terrorism, Russian Ambassador to Pakistan Alexey Y. Dedov told a news conference at the Russian embassy in Islamabad. “The deal is […]


New method discovered to protect against chemical weapons

New method discovered to protect against chemical weapons

Researchers at Oregon State University have discovered that some compounds called polyoxoniobates can degrade and decontaminate nerve agents such as the deadly sarin gas, and have other characteristics that may make them ideal for protective suits, masks or other clothing. […]


 
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