Post Tagged with: "Control System"
A modernized A-50U airborne warning and control system (AWACS) aircraft entered service with the Russian Air Force on Monday, an AF spokesman said. The aircraft has an advanced onboard computer, satellite communication and radar systems, Col. Vladimir Drik said. It now has the capability to detect various types of flying targets, including helicopters, cruise missiles [...]
A computer virus was detected in the U.S. drone remote control system, the Wired.com news portal said. The virus “has infected the cockpits of America’s Predator and Reaper drones, logging pilots’ every keystroke as they remotely fly missions over Afghanistan and other warzones,” it said. It was first detected two weeks ago but has done [...]
The Obama Administration is moving to ease export controls on thousands of military items sought by allies and other friendly countries, while toughening controls on the most sensitive high-technology material. The plan was announced Tuesday by U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates, who said it would likely increase exports, but is mainly aimed at improving security [...]
WASHINGTON: The United States must totally revamp the Cold War-era export control system, because as currently configured, it actually harms national security, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said here today. Gates told members of Business Executives for National Security that the export control system does not adequately protect crucial American capabilities and makes it nearly [...]