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Raytheon resumes work on US Navy Air and Missile Defense Radar

Raytheon resumes work on US Navy Air and Missile Defense Radar

Raytheon has received a resume work order from the U.S. Navy to commence development of the new Air and Missile Defense Radar. The order followed the official Government Accountability Office update of its database to reflect the status of the […]


Boeing Transmits Protected Government Signal Through Military Satellite

Boeing Transmits Protected Government Signal Through Military Satellite

Boeing has applied new anti-jamming technology to an existing military satellite for the first time, expanding the military’s potential to access secure communications more affordably. In the test conducted Dec. 15, Boeing successfully sent a government-developed, protected signal through the […]


10th Mountain Division Soldiers teach Afghan mortarmen 60mm mortar system

10th Mountain Division Soldiers teach Afghan mortarmen 60mm mortar system

It may be small, but a 60mm mortar round has a blast radius of over 20 meters and can be fired at enemies three and a half kilometers away. The M224 60mm mortar system has become a staple of American […]


C-130H, end of an era in Afghanistan

C-130H, end of an era in Afghanistan

All good things don’t necessarily need to come to an end; sometimes they are just replaced by something even better. Such is the case with the venerable C-130H Hercules model aircraft here. The C-130 has been around since the Vietnam […]


Northrop and Trex Enterprises to Introduce Celestial Navigation to Soldier Precision Targeting Laser Systems

Northrop and Trex Enterprises to Introduce Celestial Navigation to Soldier Precision Targeting Laser Systems

Northrop Grumman has announced an agreement to collaborate with Trex Enterprises Corporation to bring celestial navigation technology to the precision targeting capability provided to the U.S. military and allied forces. Trex Enterprises has developed and matured the core technology for […]


C-23 Sherpa Makes Final Flight As Army Guard Retires the Aircraft

C-23 Sherpa Makes Final Flight As Army Guard Retires the Aircraft

The sounds of the C-23 Sherpa are now a thing of the past as the Army National Guard bids farewell to the venerable aircraft after two decades of service. The box shaped aircraft described by many as a “work horse” […]


Pakistan refutes Utah gun maker’s claim on rifles contract

Pakistan refutes Utah gun maker’s claim on rifles contract

Pakistan has refuted a claim made by a Utah gun maker, Desert Tech last week that the company had turned down a $15 million deal to sell precision rifles to Pakistan. In response to media queries regarding the Associated Press’s […]


Personal drones launch in your skies

Personal drones launch in your skies

It’s not a bird, not a plane. But it could be someone’s personal drone coming to the skies near you. Some of the flying objects being shown at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas include items that are […]


Northrop, Navy Complete Nine Flights of Triton Unmanned Aircraft System

Northrop, Navy Complete Nine Flights of Triton Unmanned Aircraft System

Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Navy have completed nine initial flight tests of the Triton unmanned aircraft system (UAS), marking the half-way point in a process called envelope expansion. During envelope expansion, the test team validates the aircraft’s ability to […]


 
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