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US Army’s new electronic warfare capabilities hit the ground in Europe

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany: Soldiers with the 2nd Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade and 2nd Armored Brigade, 1st Infantry Division are the first to receive new...

Europe claims 100 million users for Galileo satnav system

The Galileo satellite navigation system, Europe's rival to the United States' GPS, has nearly 100 million users after its first year of operation, the...

Exercise tracking map highlights locations of deployed troops

A map showing paths taken by users of an exercise tracking app reveals potentially sensitive information about American and allied military personnel in places...

Pentagon probes fitness-app use after map shows sensitive sites

The US military is reviewing how troops use fitness trackers and other devices, the Pentagon said Monday after an exercise-logging company published a map...

US Air Force Successfully Launches New Satellite

The Air Force successfully launched the fourth Space Based Infrared System Geosynchronous Earth Orbit satellite on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V Evolved Expendable...

‘Terabyte of Death’ Cyberattack Against DoD Looms, DISA Director Warns

The vast, global networks of the Defense Department are under constant attack, with the sophistication of the cyber assaults increasing, the director of Defense...

Pentagon mum on fate of secret satellite

The mystery surrounding the fate of a secret military satellite deepened Thursday when the Pentagon refused to answer even simple questions about whether the...

UVision Demos the Hero-400EC Extended-Range Loitering System

UVision Air Ltd. has successfully demonstrated the Hero-400EC extended-range loitering system for a strategic customer. The demonstration, which took place in southern Israel in...

Lockheed to Develop Compact Airborne High Energy Laser

The Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) awarded Lockheed Martin a $26.3 million for the design, development and production of a high-power fiber laser. AFRL...

German Intelligence Agency Gets Spy Satellite System Funds

The German government has allocated 400 million euros ($465 million) to fund the construction of up to three spy satellites for the country's foreign...