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British military should focus on drones, spy tech: Cameron

British military should focus on drones, spy tech: Cameron

Britain’s defence forces should spend more of their budget on spy planes, drones and covert forces to fight extremist militants, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Monday. The government last week announced it would meet the minimum defence spending target […]


Egypt to Buy Border Security Mobile Surveillance Sensor Security System

Egypt to Buy Border Security Mobile Surveillance Sensor Security System

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Egypt for Border Security Mobile Surveillance Sensor Security System and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $100 million. The Defense Security […]


New-Generation Electronic Warfare: More Russian Troops Equipped

New-Generation Electronic Warfare: More Russian Troops Equipped

Electronic warfare units around Russia are mastering their skills on the brand-new “Borisoglebsk 2″ complex, with more deliveries of the system expected by the end of the month. A mechanized infantry unit of the Russian Land Forces, stationed near Orenburg […]


US warns encryption hampering anti-terror fight

US warns encryption hampering anti-terror fight

US law enforcement officials warned Wednesday that criminals and terror suspects would benefit from stronger data encryption, and called for service providers to retain access to such protected data. Calling inviolable data a “real national security problem,” Deputy Attorney General […]


Iran Deploys Cutting-Edge Ghadir Radar System

Ghadir Radar System

Iran’s IRGC on Saturday has officially put into service a domestically developed long-range radar system capable of detecting stealth aircraft. The country’s second advanced long-range radar system, named Ghadir, was unveiled in a ceremony on Saturday in Ahvaz, attended by […]


China’s Beidou navigation system more resistant to jamming

China’s Beidou navigation system more resistant to jamming

China has made breakthroughs in the anti-jamming capability of its Beidou satellite navigation system (BDS), the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Daily said Thursday. The new technology, developed by Wang Feixue and his team from the National University of Defense Technology, […]


US Army, Tufts team up to advance cognitive science

Scientists at the Center for Applied Brain and Cognitive Sciences collect data on the efficacy of administering targeted brain stimulation on memory and navigation performance in novel environments.

Army researchers have teamed up with the Tufts University School of Engineering to create the Center for Applied Brain and Cognitive Sciences, or Center for ABCs. The center is co-directed by Dr. Caroline Mahoney, team leader for the U.S. Army […]


SpaceX rocket explodes after launch

SpaceX Rocket

An unmanned SpaceX rocket exploded just minutes after liftoff from Cape Canaveral, Florida on Sunday, marking a major setback for the fast-charging company headed by Internet tycoon Elon Musk. The accident was the third in less than a year involving […]


Pentagon plans Space-War Center to defend against adversaries

Pentagon plans Space-War Center to defend against adversaries

In its latest saber-rattling move, The Pentagon is ramping up efforts to build an space war headquarters, in order to protect US satellites from hypothetical attacks by Russia and China. The operations center – which will collect information from US […]


Innovative system links US Army networks with allies, agencies

Joe Marinich, participating in the Joint Users Interoperability Communications Exercise at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., June 24, 2015, uses a Multimedia Gateway to allow the Federal Emergency Management Agency to communicate with various Army National Guard units and the Marines at Camp Pendleton, Calif.

An orchestra sounds better if everyone’s on the same sheet of music. Having everyone on the same sheet of music also applies to all participants in a military operation or homeland security emergency response. Trouble is, the Department of Defense, […]


 
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