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November 20, 2014
Raytheon touts its Agile software development process
Tewksbury, Mass. (UPI) Nov 17, 2014
Raytheon says its method of developing and building software has been validated in a test of the U.S. Navy's new Air and Missile Defense Radar. The software built for the AMDR was validated with a track-loop simulation in which the software detected an anti-air warfare target and effectively tracked its path using data and feedback from the radar, Raytheon said. The test was part of the Navy's AMDR Software Build Review and came just eight months after Raytheon received the contract for ... read more

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Modernized Russian Tu-160 bomber completes 1st flight

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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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Canada's LAV III vehicle upgrade to include enhanced surveillance suite
An enhanced surveillance suite is to be provided and installed on upgraded Canadian military LAV III armored vehicles by General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada. ... more
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Pindad, Cockerill team for new armored vehicle
Indonesian vehicle-maker PT Pindad is to build a new 6 x 6 special armored vehicle with Cockerill Maintenance & Ingenierie SA Defense of Belgium. ... more
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US Navy SEALs: the not-so-quiet professionals
They call themselves the "quiet professionals," but lately, the US Navy SEALs can't seem to keep their mouths shut. ... more
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Hesco Bastion contracted for more defensive barriers
A five-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract has been given to Hesco Bastion Inc. by the U.S. military for force protection barrier systems. ... more
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Marine Corps taps Cubic Applications for training support services
Support services for functional and technical training are to be provided to the U.S. Marine Corps by Cubic Applications Inc. under a $46.5 million contract. ... more
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Boeing Completes Testing on New Anti-Jamming Technology
Boeing has proven its new anti-jamming communications technology is capable of operating as either a ground-based user terminal or satellite-based networking hub, enabling the military to send and r ... more
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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
More self-propelled Howitzers and ammunition carriers are to be produced for the U.S. Army by BAE Systems under exercise of a contract option. ... more
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CACI continues support of night vision, sensor technologies
The U.S. Army has given CACI International a $34 million contract to continue supporting advancements in night vision and sensor systems. ... more
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Microrockets fueled by water neutralize biochem warfare agents
With fears growing over chemical and biological weapons falling into the wrong hands, scientists are developing microrockets to fight back against these dangerous agents, should the need arise. In t ... more
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Surplus Department of Defense rolling stock on auction block
Department of Defense rolling stock surplus assets are for sale in mid-November in an online auction conducted by GovPlanet, an online marketplace. ... more
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RAZAR zoom scope developed for military assault rifles
A fast and accurate zoom scope for use on military rifles has been developed by Sandia National Laboratories and its optical engineers. ... more
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Britain taps Raytheon, Thales for IFF upgrade study
Britain's Ministry of Defense has commissioned a one-year study on upgrading its current Identification Friend-or-Foe systems to the new NATO standard. ... more
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Lockheed Martin making turrets for Scout SV armored vehicles
Lockheed Martin UK has been tapped to produce hundreds of turrets for armored Scout Specialist vehicles for the British military. ... more
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Army, Navy getting tougher combat helmets
Thousands of combat helmets are to be delivered to the U.S. Army and Navy by 3M company Ceradyne Inc. under U.S. government orders. ... more
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Navy announces Milestone C for counter-IED electronic jamming system
The U.S. Navy has approved low-rate production for a system to combat radio-controlled improvised explosive devices. ... more
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Stryker combat vehicles getting hull, engine upgrades
The U.S. Army plans to upgrade additional flat-bottomed Stryker combat vehicles to the "Double V-Hull" configuration beginning in 2017. ... more
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New Thales innovation hub in Singapore
The Thales Group has inaugurated a multi-discipline innovation hub in Singapore, its first innovation center outside Europe. ... more
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Using Light Frequencies to Sniff Out Deadly Materials from a Distance
DARPA yesterday issued a solicitation for proposals responsive to its Spectral Combs from UV to THz (SCOUT) program, which seeks new capabilities for highly sensitive remote detection of multiple bi ... more
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New Marine Corps intel contract for Engility
U.S. Marine Corps intelligence information gathering and dissemination capabilities are to continue to receive support from Engility Holdings Inc. ... more
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How US pinpoints targets in air war
Before coalition aircraft bomb Islamic State jihadists in Syria and Iraq, an array of US surveillance planes, satellites and spies on the ground gather intelligence to help pinpoint targets and provide a picture of the battlefield. ... more
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US sentences Russian for night-vision arms conspiracy
A US court on Thursday jailed a 53-year-old Russian to 18 months with three years supervised release for conspiracy to smuggle high-tech night vision technology out of the country. ... more
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New Polaris combat vehicle on the market
A new ultra-light combat vehicle for special operations and light infantry use has been unveiled by Polaris Defense, a maker of off-road vehicles. ... more
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