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March 27, 2015
Squid-inspired 'invisibility stickers' could help soldiers evade detection
Denver CO (SPX) Mar 25, 2015
Squid are the ultimate camouflage artists, blending almost flawlessly with their backgrounds so that unsuspecting prey can't detect them. Using a protein that's key to this process, scientists have designed "invisibility stickers" that could one day help soldiers disguise themselves, even when sought by enemies with tough-to-fool infrared cameras. The researchers will present their work at the 249th National Meeting and Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS). ACS, the world's largest sc ... read more

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General Dynamics, Thales team for defense contract
Subsidiaries of General Dynamics and Thales are planning to jointly bid on a contract to design and build combat reconnaissance vehicles for the Australia. ... more
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Freezing Cold War: Canadato Spend Billions on Arctic Military Gear
As winter comes to a close, Canada prepares to spend billions on new military equipment to support operations in the country's inhospitable Arctic regions. According to Defense News, both the Royal ... more
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UT Dallas technology could make night vision, thermal imaging affordable
Engineers at The University of Texas at Dallas have created semiconductor technology that could make night vision and thermal imaging affordable for everyday use. Researchers in the Texas Anal ... more
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UT Dallas could make night vision, thermal imaging affordable
Engineers at The University of Texas at Dallas have created semiconductor technology that could make night vision and thermal imaging affordable for everyday use. Researchers in the Texas Anal ... more
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Raytheon wins support work for bomb carriages
Life-cycle technical support for advanced bomb carriage and release systems is being conducted by Raytheon under a contract from the U.S. Air Force. ... more
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Army develops new process for reusing artillery shell casings
A U.S. Army ammunition plant has developed a new process to make more recovered 155mm shell bodies viable for reuse as artillery training rounds. ... more
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BAE Systems Hagglunds delivers CV90 infantry fighting vehicle
The first of 144 CV90 Infantry Fighting Vehicle in serial production has been delivered to the Norwegian Defense Logistics Organization by BAE Systems. ... more
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Jordan first buyer of South African armored vehicle
Jordan has become the first customer for the Mbombe 6x6 armored infantry combat vehicle from South Africa's Paramount Group. ... more
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ME country orders surveillance gear for its borders
An unidentified Middle Eastern country has contracted Airbus Defense and Space for long-range opto-electric/infrared imaging system for use on its borders. ... more
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Automated weapons maintenance and tracking system highlighted
A new weapons maintenance system that remotely manages, diagnoses and tracks weapons and munitions has been pilot program tested by the U.S. Navy. ... more
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Indian, Israeli companies forming joint venture for high-tech systems
India's Kalyani Group and Rafael Advanced Defense Systems of Israel are forming a joint venture company to develop and produce high-tech systems in India. ... more
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Iraq orders counter-mine, counter-IED vehicles
Upgraded Husky vehicles for clearance of mines and improvised explosive devices have been ordered from U.S. companies by the Iraqi Ministry of Defense. ... more
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Polaris Defense showcases ultra-light off-road military vehicle
Polaris Defense has internationally introduced its new ultra-light off-road vehicle for transporting cargo or a nine-person infantry/special operations squad. ... more
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Rheinmetall supplying airburst munitions to German Army
Electronically programmable 40mm airburst munitions have been ordered by the Germany Army from Rheinmetall under a multimillion-dollar contract. ... more
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Moths shed light on how to fool enemy sonar
It's hard to hide from a bat: The camouflage and mimicry techniques that animals use to avoid becoming a meal aren't much use against a predator using echolocation. But a new study shows that moths ... more
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Defense companies demo 30mm chain gun on land vehicle
Three defense companies have collaborated for a live-fire demonstration at Redstone Arsenal using a 30mm chain gun on an armored vehicle. ... more
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More M1A1 Abrams tanks being modernized
More U.S. Army M1A1 Abrams tanks are being modernized by General Dynamics Land Systems under a contract from the Army's TACOM Lifecycle Management Command. ... more
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Small Diameter Bomb II completes live-fire testing
Raytheon's Small Diameter Bomb II has completed all live-fire tests for Milestone C certification and low-rate initial production. ... more
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Scout armored vehicles to feature Kongsberg remote weapons stations
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Oshkosh makes bid for Humvee replacement
Oshkosh Defense has submitted its proposal to thee Department of Defense for production of a vehicle to replace the Humvee utility vehicle. ... more
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Milestone C status for Lockheed Martin vehicle sensor system
A Lockheed Martin surveillance and explosive hazard detection sensor system for Army vehicles is set to become standard equipment for MRAPs. ... more
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Israel Aerospace Industries touts new electro-optical payload
An electronics payload that incorporates as many as seven sensors has completed flight tests on manned and unmanned aircraft. ... more
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African countries order Israeli-made armored vehicles
Two unidentified countries in Africa ordered more light armored vehicles for their military forces from Israel Aerospace Industries. ... more
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DARPA eyes technologies for dismounted soldiers
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