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Thales Unveils New Long Range Ground Surveillance Radar

Thales, pioneer and world market leader in ground surveillance radars– presents its new long range Thales Ground Observer 80 (GO80) for the first time...
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First Selex ES Anti-Collision Laser System Operational on Italian NH90 Helicopter

The first qualified LOAM (Laser Obstacle Avoidance and Monitoring) system, developed and manufactured by Finmeccanica -Selex ES, is now on board an Italian Army...

US military bans Huawei, ZTE phones

Personnel on US military bases can no longer buy phones and other gear manufactured by Chinese firms Huawei and ZTE, after the Pentagon said...
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Malaysia Orders Thales Integrated Air and Missile Defense systems

Thales announced today at DSEI that it has signed a contract with Global Komited, a company within The Weststar Group, to supply the Malaysian...
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Northrop Selected by US Army to Develop New ARL-E Long-Range Radar

Northrop Grumman Corporation has been selected by the U.S. Army to develop the Airborne Reconnaissance Low-Enhanced (ARL-E) Long-Range Radar. Under terms of the indefinite delivery...

Russia Develops Ferrite Fiber As Protection for Electronics of Armored Vehicles

A subsidiary of the Russian Electronics Holding Company (itself a subsidiary of Rostec) has developed a ferrite fiber designed for protecting the electronics of...

China takes lead in some military tech: Pentagon

China is on the cusp of fielding some of the world's most advanced weapons systems -- and in some cases already has surpassed its...

Video: Military robots and the future of war

In this powerful talk, P.W. Singer shows how the widespread use of robots in war is changing the realities of combat. He shows us...

Official Cites Value of Cyberspace to Warfighting Operations

WASHINGTON: Maintaining and protecting the U.S. military’s worldwide computer network is a vital component of national security, a senior official said here today. “For the...

Russia touts second-to-none jamming equipment

Russia's most advanced electronic warfare systems, Borisoglebsk-2 and Rtut-BM, add significantly to the country's defense capabilities, according to the Russian news network Zvezda. The...