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Obama Issues New National Space Policy

Over the past fifty years, America has led the world in space exploration, broadening humanity’s horizons and our understanding of the universe. And our...

Raytheon Completes Work On Upgraded Early Warning Radar In Greenland

Raytheon has completed all system requirements and testing of the Upgraded Early Warning Radar at Thule Air Base, Greenland. With this upgrade, the UEWR...

China eyes greater market share for its GPS rival

China's domestically-produced navigation system aims to take 70 to 80 percent of the now GPS-dominated domestic market by 2020, a spokesman for the system...

Raytheon Milestone Keeps Dual Band Radar on Track

Raytheon Company, TEWKSBURY, Mass.: Raytheon Company has achieved a significant milestone in advancing the final development of the company's Dual Band Radar (DBR) for...

Deployable Tactical Internet to the Signal Corps of the UAE

Thales, The Signal Corps of the United Arab Emirates and Thales have signed a major contract for the development and supply of ZAGIL, a...

Ardiden, the New Turbomeca Engine, Has Completed Its First Run On Test Bench

Turbomeca, As planned, the first run of the latest engine developed by Turbomeca was successfully achieved. This significant milestone opens the development and test...

Spider Robots And The Space Web

ESA's Advanced Concepts Team, Noordwijk, The Netherlands: Robotic 'spiders' could be the key to building large-scale structures in space, according to ESA's Advanced Concepts...

Top acquisition official visits network evaluation, emphasizes science, technology

Army Acquisition Executive Heidi Shyu praised the ongoing Network Integration Evaluation, known as the NIE, and stressed the importance of blending science and technology,...

GE to Develop New Bio-inspired Sensors

NISKAYUNA, N.Y.: Scientists at GE Global Research, GE’s technology development arm, in collaboration with Air Force Research Laboratory, State University at Albany, and University...