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Russia to Orbit 9 MilCom Satellites by 2020

Russia to Orbit 9 MilCom Satellites by 2020

The Russian military will add nine advanced communications satellites to its orbital grouping by 2020, a senior military commander said Monday. “By 2020, the orbital grouping of military communications satellites will be strengthened with nine modern satellites,” Maj. Gen. Khalil […]


Samsung devices get top US security clearance

Samsung devices get top US security clearance

South Korean tech giant Samsung said Tuesday its smartphones and tablets have received a US government security clearance allowing officials to use them to send classified information. The Samsung devices were placed on a list of gadgets approved by the […]


Army National Guard activates first cyber protection team

Army National Guard activates first cyber protection team

The Army National Guard’s first cyber protection team received its new shoulder sleeve insignia here, Oct. 7, during a ceremony conducted by U.S. Army Cyber Command/Second Army. Lt. Gen. Edward C. Cardon, commanding general, U.S. Army Cyber Command, cited the […]


US military’s robot space plane lands back on Earth

US military’s robot space plane lands back on Earth

A top secret US robot space plane landed back on Earth on Friday after a 22-month orbit, officials said, although the craft’s mission remains shrouded in mystery. The unmanned X-37B, which looks like a miniature space shuttle, glided into the […]


Saab Launches Next Generation Carl Gustaf M4 at AUSA

Saab Launches Next Generation Carl Gustaf M4 at AUSA

Defence and security company Saab is proud to present the newly-developed next generation Carl-Gustaf M4 at the 2014 Association of the U.S. Army exhibition in Washington D.C. The Carl-Gustaf M4, known in the U.S. as M3A1 MAAWS, is the latest […]


Ecuador opens tender to acquire radars

Ecuador opens tender to acquire radars

Ecuador has opened a tender to acquire a radar system to combat drug smuggling, after a multi-million-dollar deal with China fell through, the defense minister said Tuesday. Plans to buy four radars from China for $60 million were canceled last […]


Northrop Debuts Low-Cost Terminals To Protect US Warfighters

Northrop Debuts Low-Cost Terminals To Protect US Warfighters

Delivering on its commitment to protect the nation’s warfighters with secure, affordable satellite communications in an increasing threat environment, Northrop Grumman (NOC) will feature three variants of protected low-cost terminals (LCTs) at MILCOM 2014. The annual conference is being held […]


Yahoo says some systems breached, not by Shellshock

Yahoo says some systems breached, not by Shellshock

Yahoo said some of its servers were breached briefly by hackers, but that the attack was unrelated to the newly discovered Shellshock vulnerability, and that no user data was compromised. In a posting late Monday on the Hacker News forum, […]


Taiwan PM warns China cyber attack threat growing

Taiwan PM warns China cyber attack threat growing

Taiwan’s premier warned Tuesday of increasing cyber attacks from China, the island’s highest-ranking official to denounce attempts to “steal government secrets” despite warming cross-strait relations. Jiang Yi-huah’s warning comes after the Federal Bureau of Investigation warned on Sunday that China […]


 
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