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December 17, 2014
DARPA developing first-ever maneuverable bullet
Washington (UPI) Dec 17, 2014
Researchers with the Defense Department are currently testing a bullet that's maneuverable, able to change directions mid-flight. Military officials hope the technology, once perfected, can expand the range of snipers and improve accuracy in windy conditions. The target-seeking bullets are being developed and tested by scientists with Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), as part of a project called Extreme Accuracy Tasked Ordnance, or EXACTO. Though EXACTO researchers haven't reve ... read more

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Salient Federal Solutions providing mass notification systems to Marines
Mass notification systems for 20 U.S. Marine Corps sites are to be designed, delivered and installed by Virginia-based Salient Federal Solutions Inc. ... more
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Dutch sell armored vehicles to Estonia
The Netherlands has sold Estonia nearly four dozen CV90 armored infantry fighting vehicles it is retiring because of military downsizing. ... more
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Rapiscan adds CounterBomber distance threat detector to portfolio
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Lockheed Martin opens innovation center in Abu Dhabi
Lockheed Martin has opened a new Center for Innovation and Security Solutions in Abu Dhabi to facilitate technology collaboration. ... more
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BAE Systems modernizess 100th M113 for Brazil
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Saab supplying shoulder-fired rocket system to French forces
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Air Force orders additional programmable bomb fuzes
The U.S. Air Force has contracted the Aerospace business unit of Kaman Corporation for additional programmable bomb fuzes. ... more
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US delivers anti-mortar radars to Ukraine: Pentagon
The US military has delivered three radars to Ukraine designed to detect incoming mortar fire, the Pentagon said Friday, amid appeals from Kiev for Washington to send weapons to help fight pro-Russian rebels. ... more
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Marines get counter-IED training from A-T Solutions
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Raytheon touts its Agile software development process
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TSA orders desktop explosive trace detectors
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Hagel unveils plan to boost military 'innovation'
US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Saturday a technological innovation plan to ensure America's military superiority in the 21st century. ... more
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First of 71 Finnish armored personnel carriers modernized
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Air Force investigators tap A-T Solutions for software modifications
Evidence collection software used by the U.S. Air Force Office of Special Investigation is being modified by A-T Solutions. ... more
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Hesco Bastion contracted for more defensive barriers
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Marine Corps taps Cubic Applications for training support services
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Boeing Completes Testing on New Anti-Jamming Technology
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Counter-IED training center opens in Europe
European soldiers now have a facility in the Netherlands for training in technical exploitation techniques to help combat improvised explosive devices. ... more
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U.S. Army exercises option on BAE self-propelled Howitzers
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