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World braces for more cyberattacks as work week begins

Governments and computer experts girded Monday for a possible worsening of the global cyberattack that has hit more than 150 countries, as Microsoft warned...

Ransomware hits ‘hundreds of thousands’ of China PCs: firm

"Hundreds of thousands" of Chinese computers at nearly 30,000 institutions including government agencies have been hit by the global ransomware attack, a leading Chinese...

Endpoint cybersecurity technology deployed through USAF agreement

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE: The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center electronic systems development division here and Carbon Black, a locally-based security company, signed...

Raytheon Begins AN/SPY-6(V) Radar Production

Raytheon Company is being awarded a $327,146,998 Fixed Price Incentive (firm target) modification to previously awarded contract N00024-14-C-5315 to exercise options for Air and...
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US Army Orders More Q-53 Counterfire Radars from Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin will manufacture additional AN/TPQ-53 counterfire radar systems for the U.S. Army under a $1.6 billion order-dependent contract. The Q-53 radar system supports...

With no bullets, Mobile High-Energy Laser shoots drones from sky

A Stryker combat vehicle equipped with a 5kW laser and an array of sensors spent several minutes scanning the horizon for a wayward "enemy"...

Orbital ATK Receives Order for Hydra-70 Rocket-Launched Illuminating Flares

Orbital ATK, a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, announced today that it recently received a contract modification from General Dynamics Ordnance and...

USAF Experts Say Lasers Can Increase Survivability

Directed energy weapons have been on the Air Force’s horizon for decades. Defined as a device such as a high energy laser or a high...

Singapore defence ministry reports cyber breach

The Singapore Ministry of Defence said no classified information was stolen because it is housed on a separate system that is not connected to...

Directed energy atmospheric lens could revolutionise future battlefields

ithin the next fifty years, scientists at BAE Systems believe that battlefield commanders could deploy a new type of directed energy laser and...