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Iran Optimizing F14 Fighter Jets for New Missions

Iran Air Force F-14

A senior Air Force commander praised Iran’s capability as the only country, besides the US, that can overhaul F14 fighter jets, adding that Iranian experts have mounted new radar and weapons systems on the aircraft to optimize it for new […]


Moths shed light on how to fool enemy sonar

Moths shed light on how to fool enemy sonar

It’s hard to hide from a bat: The camouflage and mimicry techniques that animals use to avoid becoming a meal aren’t much use against a predator using echolocation. But a new study shows that moths can outsmart sonar with a […]


The Smart Gun Evolves, Canada Develops New Assault Rifle Concept

Prototype designed to be more powerful, accurate and integrated with networked add-ons for situational awareness. Photo: Jocelyn Tessier, DRDC.

More firepower, improved accuracy and smart integrated accessories that connect to command and control networks are the headline features of the new integrated assault rifle concept that Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) and Colt Canada have developed for the […]


Exelis to Showcase full spectrum dominance and awareness at 2015 AFA Air Warfare Symposium

EA-6B Prowler assigned the "Vikings" of Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron

Exelis (NYSE: XLS) will highlight a range of solutions for U.S. Air Force customers and industry partners at the Air Force Association’s (AFA) 31st Annual Air Warfare Symposium and Technology Exposition, booth 130, Feb. 11-13, in Orlando, Florida. Exelis will […]


Squad X Core Technologies Seeks to Bring Technological Advances to the Infantry Squad

Squad X Core Technologies Seeks to Bring Technological Advances to the Infantry Squad

Warfighters in aircraft, on ships and in ground vehicles have benefited tremendously from technological advances in recent decades, with advanced capabilities ranging from real-time situational awareness to precision armaments. But many of these benefits depend on equipment with substantial size, […]


DigitalGlobe’s Geospatial Big Data Platform Enabling New Commercial Solutions

Geospatial Big Data

DigitalGlobe, Inc. (DGI), a leading global provider of high-resolution earth imagery and geospatial solutions, today announced an agreement to provide another innovative commercial customer with access to its Geospatial Big Data (GBD) platform, paving the way for new analytic products […]


‘Iron Man’ Suit’s Process Important to DoD, Official Says

Iron Man Suit, US Military

The Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit is being designed to give protection and capabilities to U.S. special operators, but the process of designing it may be as revolutionary as the suit itself, said U.S. Special Operations Command officials. TALOS started […]


Russian Air Force Begins Sukhoi T-50 Fighter Jet Trials

Russia's Sukhoi T-50 Fighter aircraft

The Russian Armed Forces began to accept into service the first fifth-generation aircraft, the T-50 (PAK FA), announced Yury Slyusar, head of the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), on January 30 during an interview on the TV channel Russia-24. The PAK […]


Pakistan flight tests Air Launched Cruise Missile (ALCM) Ra’ad

Pakistan flight tests Air Launched Cruise Missile (ALCM) Ra’ad

Pakistan on Monday conducted a successful flight test of the indigenously developed Air Launched Cruise Missile (ALCM) “Ra’ad”, said an Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) press release. The Ra’ad missile, with a range of 350 km, enables Pakistan to achieve […]


 
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