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Boeing EMARSS Aircraft Begin US Army Flight Tests

Boeing EMARSS Aircraft Begin US Army Flight Tests

Two Boeing Enhanced Medium Altitude Reconnaissance and Surveillance System (EMARSS) aircraft have arrived at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland for airborne tests of the target-tracking capabilities they will provide to the U.S. Army. The extensively modified Beechcraft King Air 350 […]


USAF Space Command discontinues space surveillance system

USAF Space Command discontinues space surveillance system

Due to resource constraints caused by sequestration, Air Force Space Command has directed the 21st Space Wing to prepare to discontinue operations at the Air Force Space Surveillance System by Oct. 1. Final decisions on all Fiscal Year 2014 budget […]


UAE buys two French surveillance satellites

UAE buys two French surveillance satellites

The United Arab Emirates ordered two military surveillance satellites from France on Monday, in a deal worth more than 700 million euros ($913.2 million). The Falcon Eye deal, signed in Abu Dhabi over competition from Lockheed Martin of the United […]


First Upgraded MQ-8C Fire Scout Delivered to US Navy

First Upgraded MQ-8C Fire Scout Delivered to US Navy

The U.S. Navy got its first look at the upgraded MQ-8 Fire Scout unmanned system when Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) delivered its first MQ-8C system this month. Northrop Grumman is the Navy’s prime contractor for the MQ-8 Fire Scout program […]


Cyber-savvy Estonia urges EU to rely less on US ‘clouds’

Cyber-savvy Estonia urges EU to rely less on US ‘clouds’

IT hub Estonia on Wednesday urged the European Union to rely less on US firms for “cloud” data storage, amid tensions over claims of US spying and data surveillance. “Recent months have proven once again that it’s very important for […]


FBI director says surveillance drones used in US

FBI director says surveillance drones used in US

Unmanned drones are roaming American skies conducting surveillance on people in the United States, albeit in a “very minimal way,” the head of the FBI revealed to Congress on Wednesday. Federal Bureau of Investigation director Robert Mueller said his agency’s […]


German spy service plans more online surveillance: report

Germany’s foreign intelligence service plans a major expansion of Internet surveillance despite deep unease over revelations of US online spying, Der Spiegel news weekly reported Sunday. Spiegel said that the BND planned a 100 million euro ($130 million) program over […]


Boeing EMARSS Aircraft Completes First Test Flight

Boeing EMARSS Aircraft Completes First Test Flight

A U.S. Army and Boeing team completed the first flight of the first of four Enhanced Medium Altitude Reconnaissance and Surveillance System (EMARSS) Engineering, Manufacturing and Development aircraft on May 22. The aircraft was in the air for more than […]


UAV Pilots Maintain Situational Awareness Above Battlefield

UAV Pilots Maintain Situational Awareness Above Battlefield

Unmanned aerial vehicle pilots maintain an “eye-in-the-sky” view providing real-time surveillance high above the battlefield in order to keep Soldiers safe from unexpected “enemy” attacks, at the U.S. Army National Training Center, here. Before putting Soldiers in harm’s way, military […]


 
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