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First Upgraded MQ-8C Fire Scout Delivered to US Navy

First Upgraded MQ-8C Fire Scout Delivered to US Navy

The U.S. Navy got its first look at the upgraded MQ-8 Fire Scout unmanned system when Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) delivered its first MQ-8C system this month. Northrop Grumman is the Navy’s prime contractor for the MQ-8 Fire Scout program […]


Cyber-savvy Estonia urges EU to rely less on US ‘clouds’

Cyber-savvy Estonia urges EU to rely less on US ‘clouds’

IT hub Estonia on Wednesday urged the European Union to rely less on US firms for “cloud” data storage, amid tensions over claims of US spying and data surveillance. “Recent months have proven once again that it’s very important for […]


FBI director says surveillance drones used in US

FBI director says surveillance drones used in US

Unmanned drones are roaming American skies conducting surveillance on people in the United States, albeit in a “very minimal way,” the head of the FBI revealed to Congress on Wednesday. Federal Bureau of Investigation director Robert Mueller said his agency’s […]


German spy service plans more online surveillance: report

Germany’s foreign intelligence service plans a major expansion of Internet surveillance despite deep unease over revelations of US online spying, Der Spiegel news weekly reported Sunday. Spiegel said that the BND planned a 100 million euro ($130 million) program over […]


Boeing EMARSS Aircraft Completes First Test Flight

Boeing EMARSS Aircraft Completes First Test Flight

A U.S. Army and Boeing team completed the first flight of the first of four Enhanced Medium Altitude Reconnaissance and Surveillance System (EMARSS) Engineering, Manufacturing and Development aircraft on May 22. The aircraft was in the air for more than […]


UAV Pilots Maintain Situational Awareness Above Battlefield

UAV Pilots Maintain Situational Awareness Above Battlefield

Unmanned aerial vehicle pilots maintain an “eye-in-the-sky” view providing real-time surveillance high above the battlefield in order to keep Soldiers safe from unexpected “enemy” attacks, at the U.S. Army National Training Center, here. Before putting Soldiers in harm’s way, military […]


NATO Drone Project Set to Continue

NATO Drone Project Set to Continue

Pulling the plug on Germany’s Euro Hawk project won’t have consequences for NATO’s surveillance program using “Global Hawk” models. But critics argue a joint European drone project would have been better. The canceled German Euro Hawk drone project will most […]


DOD Report on China Details Military Modernization

DOD Report on China Details Military Modernization

A Defense Department report released today describes China’s military modernization and the Chinese army’s interaction with other forces, including those of the United States, a senior Pentagon official said today. The annual report — titled “2013 Military and Security Developments […]


Game of Drones

Game of Drones

When we think of drones we think of flying killing machines in Pakistan. But as the US tries to write rules for the technology, people are realizing that very different kinds of drones could change the way we live. Probably […]


 
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