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MUOS Preliminary Design Review Phase Completed

Lockheed Martin, SUNNYVALE: The Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) team led by Lockheed Martin has successfully completed on schedule the Preliminary Design Review (PDR)...

Thales Enters Next Phase of Advanced Weapons Networking Program

Thales, Clarksburg MD: Thales Communications has announced its participation on the team recently awarded Phase 2 of the Quint Networking Technology (QNT) program, a...

Convention showcases unmanned capabilities

WASHINGTON: Senior defense officials are getting a glimpse of the latest in unmanned systems technologies, which many concede is the way of the...

Laser-based aircraft countermeasure provides ‘unlimited rounds’ against MANPADS

The Army expects later this year to reach a Milestone B decision with its laser-based common infrared countermeasures, or CIRCM, defense system program. The CIRCM...

Raytheon To Improve Army’s Battlefield Networked Communications

Marlborough MA: Raytheon has been awarded an initial $12.5 million contract to supply the U.S. Army with next-generation radios that enable more efficient communication...

New Combat Training Center in Romania and Slovakia

, SAN DIEGO: Cubic Defense Applications, the defense segment of Cubic Corporation, has received two U.S. Army contracts with a combined total of $13.4...

EU Considers Running Galileo GPS Project

German Radio, The European Union is to consider taking over the Galileo satellite system as it is faced with demands for more time and...

US, South Korean air forces sharpen cyberspace defense

Attacks, counter-attacks, bombs, rescues, evacuations and logistics are all elements of conflict. For the participants of Key Resolve 2015 (KR15), these actions and other important...

Radar to help pilots avoid birds

SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C.: A trailer with antennas and wires temporarily parked on base awaiting transit to Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, might not look...

Russia Launches Rocket With Military Satellite

RIA Novosti, Baikonur, Russia: A Proton-K/DM-2 heavy carrier rocket with a Cosmos-series military satellite has been successfully launched from the Baikonur space center in...