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Singapore F-15SGs at Exercise Pitch Black

F-15SG Singapore

Over 80 fighter jets from two opposing camps lit up the dark skies above the Northern Territory of Australia with trails of orange flames from their jet engines. Among them were F-15SG and F-16C/D fighter jets from the Republic of […]


Next Gen satellite to be tested during Arctic Shield 2014

Next Gen satellite to be tested during Arctic Shield 2014

From studying the effects of solar activity to improve radio transmissions to enhancing the capabilities of Automated Identification Systems, the importance of having a reliable communications infrastructure in the Arctic has not been lost on researchers traveling aboard the Coast […]


US Navy to Test and Evaluate Lockheed Martin Industrial Exoskeletons

US Navy to Test and Evaluate Lockheed Martin Industrial Exoskeletons

Lockheed Martin (LMT) has received a contract through the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) for the U.S. Navy to evaluate and test two FORTIS exoskeletons. This marks the first procurement of Lockheed Martin’s exoskeletons for industrial use. Terms of […]


Southeast Asia Boosting Homegrown Defense

Southeast Asia Boosting Homegrown Defense

Reports claim that Southeast Asian nations are investing in their defense sector in response to increasing tensions with Beijing over the South China Sea. But will that be able to keep China at bay? Experts believe that nations in Southeast […]


New Ground X-Vehicle Technology Program Aims to Protect With Less Armor

New Ground X-Vehicle Technology Program Aims to Protect With Less Armor

For the past 100 years of mechanized warfare, protection for ground-based armored fighting vehicles and their occupants has boiled down almost exclusively to a simple equation: More armor equals more protection. Weapons’ ability to penetrate armor, however, has advanced faster […]


Northrop, US Navy Integrate Manned, Unmanned Flight Operations

Northrop, US Navy Integrate Manned, Unmanned Flight Operations

Northrop Grumman Corporation and the U.S. Navy offered a glimpse of the future of carrier aviation on Aug. 17 by conducting a series of cooperative flights from the aircraft carrier, USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), using an X-47B Unmanned Air […]


Russia to Develop New Satellite Communication System

Russia to Develop New Satellite Communication System

Russia intends to create a new powerful satellite communication system that will provide global coverage and communication security, Izvestia newspaper reported Thursday. The development of such a system will require the launch of a space complex ordered by the Russian […]


Lockheed Martin Robotos Conduct First Fully Autonomous Mission

Lockheed Martin Robotos Conduct First Fully Autonomous Mission

Lockheed Martin, in collaboration with the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC), successfully conducted a fully autonomous resupply, reconnaissance, surveillance and target-acquisition demonstration using its Squad Mission Support System (SMSS) unmanned ground vehicle, K-MAX unmanned helicopter […]


Wargame to examine the fall of a ‘megacity’

Wargame to examine the fall of a ‘megacity’

It’s 2035, and a city of more than 10 million people is in a state of crisis plagued by insurgency, internal corruption and struck by a natural disaster in the form of a major flood. The challenges, opportunities and potential […]


 
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