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Major hacking attack in US looms: expert survey

Major hacking attack in US looms: expert survey

Cyber attacks might be taking a toll now, but just wait: a survey of experts says things are likely to get even worse in the US over the next decade. A majority of cybersecurity experts surveyed in a poll see […]


Singapore to deploy massive surveillance balloon

Singapore to deploy massive surveillance balloon

Singapore will deploy a huge tethered surveillance balloon to boost its maritime and air security, the defence ministry has announced. The helium-filled “aerostat” will be equipped with radar equipment that can spot threats from as far as 200 kilometers (125 […]


Engineers Harvest and Print Parts for New Breed of Aircraft

Engineers Harvest and Print Parts for New Breed of Aircraft

It’s more an engineer’s dream than nightmare – to rapidly prototype and redesign aircraft using 3-D printed parts. That’s just what a team of student interns and engineers at NASA’s Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, California, got to do: […]


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 […]


 
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