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F-35 stealth fighter data stolen in Australia defence hack

The hackers used a tool called “China Chopper” which according to security experts is widely used by Chinese actors, and had gained access via...

Mobile Devices Offer Fast Decisions, Productivity, DoD Says

Mobile devices are becoming the way we communicate, and the Defense Department views that change as an opportunity, the department’s deputy chief information officer...

New System for Tactical Information and Real-Time Air-Land Targeting

Sagem Defense, Sagem Defense Securite (SAFRAN Group) and L3 Communications (Communication Systems-West) have signed a deal to develop a new networked tactical information system...

How Russia Can Counter the US’s New ‘Miracle Weapons’

Last week, The Washington Post ran an op-ed entitled "The exotic new weapons the Pentagon wants to deter Russia and China." Pentagon officials,...

Brazil to pursue satellite, nuclear submarine projects: minister

Ambitious projects such as satellites that could bring the internet to the remote Amazon and construction of Brazil’s first nuclear submarine will proceed despite...

New antenna brings enhanced capabilities to the battlefield

The 460th Space Communications Squadron, Air Force Wideband Enterprise Terminals Program office, Tobyhanna Army Depot and Radome Services have been working together to replace...

US Army, UMD researchers develop water-based lithium-ion batteries

Researchers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and the University of Maryland have developed for the first time a lithium-ion battery that uses a...

Multi-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar Counters IEDs

Northrop Grumma's Multi-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar (MB SAR), recently provided counter-improvised explosive device (IED) support to help enable the safe drawdown of U.S. combat...

Sea King Radar at the Heart of Anti-Insurgent Operations

Thales UK’s Searchwater 2000 airborne early warning (AEW) radar, fitted as part of the Cerberus mission system in the Royal Navy (RN) Sea King...
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China Develops Anti-Drone Laser

China has successfully tested a homemade laser defense system specially targeting small-scale drones flying at low attitude. The machine is able to shoot down various...