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November 08, 2012
AEROSPACE
Northrop Grumman to Provide Attitude Heading Reference System for Israel's M-346 Trainer Aircraft
Pomezia, Italy (SPX) Nov 08, 2012
Northrop Grumman has been selected by prime contractor Alenia Aermacchi to provide the Attitude Heading Reference System (AHRS) for the Israel Ministry of Defense's M-346 advanced trainer aircraft fleet. Northrop Grumman Italia will provide the LISA-200 AHRS for the fighter trainer under a new contract that builds on its five-year experience as a supplier for the M-346 programme. "The LISA-200 is ideally suited to meet the rigorous standards set by the M-346, which is one of the world's mo ... read more
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MILPLEX

Lockheed Martin and IERUS Technologies Partner Under DoD Mentor-Protege Program
Lockheed Martin and IERUS Technologies have announced that they have signed a three-year agreement under the Department of Defense (DoD) Mentor-Protege Program. The Mentor-Protege Program encourages ... more
UAV NEWS

Sagetech, Arcturus Demonstrate Joint Manned, Unmanned Aircraft Operations using COTS NextGen ADS-B Tracking
Avionics company Sagetech Corporation and unmanned aircraft manufacturer Arcturus UAV demonstrated joint flight operations between manned aircraft and a drone using the FAA NextGen ADS-B (Automatic ... more
TERROR WARS

West seeks to curb al-Qaida kidnappings
The United States and France are backing moves to muster an African-led intervention force to smash the jihadist stronghold in northern Mali, and one of the main objectives is to eradicate the kidnapping of Westerners for ransom. ... more
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AEROSPACE

Boeing's Indian deal may take six months: officials
Indian military officials said Wednesday that negotiations with Boeing to buy helicopters worth $2.4 billion could take up to six months to conclude. ... more
SUPERPOWERS

China says key Communist congress to last 7 days
China's ruling Communist Party said Wednesday its highly anticipated congress would last for one week, as it signalled Vice President Xi Jinping had moved closer to taking the reins of power. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Chinas online censors prowl ahead of power handover

Speculation intensifies over Chinas new leaders

Northrop Grumman and ITT Exelis Partner for U.S. Navys Next Generation Jammer

China-US ties face challenges in coming decade

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SpaceX launches Dragon capsule to ISS

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WAR REPORT

Libya court condemns 5 army officers to death in absentia
A Libyan military court on Wednesday ordered the execution of five army officers, who were being tried in absentia, on charges of indiscriminate shelling of civilians and of rape during the 2011 conflict. ... more
IRAQ WARS

Turkish commandos hit Kurd rebel bases in Iraq: TV
Turkish commandos have staged a raid against Kurd rebel hideouts in Iraq, the NTV news channel reported Wednesday. ... more
IRAQ WARS
Israel 'success' in new missile defence test

Qatar, UAE request $7.6 bn in missile defense: US

Turkey discusses Patriot deployment with NATO

Russia's space forces launch missile shield rocket

Integrated Missile Defense System Test Sees Multiple Targets Engaged

IRAQ WARS
Russian FM says Syria rebels have 50 Stingers

Raytheon's Excalibur Ib demonstrates accuracy during flight tests

Syria rebels have US-made Stinger missiles: Russia

New TOW missile achieves 100th direct hit in latest testing

Lockheed Martin Introduces Advanced Air and Missile C2 System

IRAQ WARS
Guided mortar rounds fired from small UAV

Japan to develop missile-detecting drone: report

Sagetech, Arcturus Demonstrate Joint Manned, Unmanned Aircraft Operations using COTS NextGen ADS-B Tracking

US Homeland Security sued for drone details

Iran insists it obtained drone images of Israel

IRAQ WARS
Raytheon BBN Technologies' WNaN next generation network software selected for NIE 13.1 experiment

Raytheon announces Small Format Guard to secure data transfer for mobile and tactical forces

Pentagon to end exclusive deal with RIM's Blackberry

Space Systems Loral Selected by USAF to Develop Next Gen Protected Military Satellite Communications

US Army's Soldier Radio Waveform demonstrated on Raytheon's next gen air and ground radios

TERROR WARS

Philippine soldiers cleared over botched raid
A Philippine military court has dismissed charges against two elite officers whose orders allegedly led to the deaths of 19 soldiers at the hands of Muslim rebels, a court official said Wednesday. ... more
MISSILE DEFENSE

Turkey discusses Patriot deployment with NATO
Turkey said Wednesday it is in talks with NATO over the possible deployment of Patriot missiles on its soil amid the escalating conflict in neighbouring Syria, but the prime minister insisted that no request has yet been made. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Chinas online censors prowl ahead of power handover

Speculation intensifies over Chinas new leaders

Northrop Grumman and ITT Exelis Partner for U.S. Navys Next Generation Jammer

China-US ties face challenges in coming decade

Northrop Grumman and ITT Exelis Partner for U.S. Navys Next Generation Jammer

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Deforestation could intensify climate change in Congo Basin by half

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Earliest ancestor of land herbivores discovered

Air temperature influenced African glacial movements

Moth study suggests hidden climate change impacts

SUPERPOWERS

Outside View: A real presidential agenda
The only downside to writing a Wednesday column recurs every fourth November and the day after the United States' presidential elections. ... more
SUPERPOWERS

Battle-hardened Obama makes history once again
Barack Obama's re-election for another term in the White House opens a new chapter in the already historic tale of the first black president of a nation scarred at birth by a deep racial fault line. ... more
MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

Raytheon BBN Technologies' WNaN next generation network software selected for NIE 13.1 experiment
The U.S. Army has selected the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA) Wireless Network after Next (WNaN) radios to support the Network Integration Evaluation (NIE) 13.1 experiment at Fo ... more
FLOATING STEEL

Raytheon awarded US Navy contract for Ship Self-Defense System
Raytheon has been awarded a $22.5 million U.S. Navy contract for the Ship Self-Defense System. With this award, Raytheon will continue system development, test and integration, as well as Platform S ... more
MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

Raytheon announces Small Format Guard to secure data transfer for mobile and tactical forces
Raytheon Trusted Computer Solutions (RTCS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Raytheon has announced the addition of Small Format Guard to its cross domain product portfolio. Small Format Guard is ... more
CYBER WARS

White Paper: Cyber Security and Mobility Highest Priorities for Government
Lockheed Martin and its Cyber Security Alliance partners have announced the results of a collaborative cyber security survey in a new white paper titled "Cyber Security and Transformational Technolo ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Chinas online censors prowl ahead of power handover

Speculation intensifies over Chinas new leaders

Northrop Grumman and ITT Exelis Partner for U.S. Navys Next Generation Jammer

China-US ties face challenges in coming decade

Northrop Grumman and ITT Exelis Partner for U.S. Navys Next Generation Jammer

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AEROSPACE

Australia's Chief of Air Force Visits Northrop Grumman's F-35 Production Facility in Palmdale
The Royal Australian Air Force's Chief of Air Force, Air Marshal Geoff Brown, met Northrop Grumman executives during a visit to the company's F-35 Lightning II production facility in Palmdale. As pa ... more
AEROSPACE

Boeing Delivers Fifth Production P-8A Poseidon Aircraft to US Navy
Boeing has delivered the fifth production P-8A Poseidon aircraft to the U.S. Navy. The P-8A is one of 24 low-rate initial production (LRIP) maritime patrol aircraft that Boeing is building for the N ... more
FLOATING STEEL

QinetiQ provides naval architecture services UK submarine fleet
QinetiQ, through a combination of its Paramarine advanced marine design software and it's Through-Life Submarines Support Services has assisted the MoD in its on-going submarine safety programme. Th ... more
MILPLEX

U.K.'s BAE pins sales hopes on grumpy gulf
BAE Systems, Britain's biggest defense company, has a lot riding on British Prime Minister David Cameron's tour of longtime allies in the Persian Gulf to drum up arms sales in the face of growing criticism of London's regional policies. ... more
AEROSPACE
It's a bird, it's a plane, it's... the Space Station

Crew Prepares for Spacewalk After Progress Docks

Crew Preparing for Cargo Ship, Spacewalk

Russian cargo ship docks with ISS: official

Packed Week Ahead for Six-Member Crew

AEROSPACE
Arianespace's heavy-lift Ariane 5 flight is cleared for liftoff with EUTELSAT 21B and Star One C3

NASA's Vehicle Assembly Building Prepared for Multiple Rockets

SpaceX Transitions to Third Commercial Crew Phase with NASA

Russian Proton Briz-M Launches Yamal Satellites Into Orbit

Globalstar Birds To Launch On Soyuz Next February

AEROSPACE
Physicists confirm first planet discovered in a quadruple star system

Planet-hunt data released to public

New Study Brings a Doubted Exoplanet 'Back from the Dead'

New small satellite will study super-Earths for ESA

Most Planetary Systems are 'Flatter than Pancakes'

AEROSPACE
Radar Production Readiness Review For Indonesia National Air Space Surveillance Program Completed

Sensors for the real world

How Butterfly Wings Can Inspire New High-Tech Surfaces

NJIT professor promotes building material of millennium: Autoclave aerated concrete

Apple ordered to pay $368 million in patent case

AEROSPACE
Gazprom to Launch Two Satellites by Yearend

Research cruise testing EGNOS satnav for ships

Two SOPS accepts command and control of newest GPS satellite

Telit Introduces LTE Module Expanding Automotive Product Line with 4G for North American and European Markets

China launches another satellite for independent navigation system

AEROSPACE
Israel 'success' in new missile defence test

Qatar, UAE request $7.6 bn in missile defense: US

Turkey discusses Patriot deployment with NATO

Russia's space forces launch missile shield rocket

Integrated Missile Defense System Test Sees Multiple Targets Engaged

AEROSPACE
Asteroids Deflected with Paint

Rare 300 kg meteorite unearthed in Poland

Paintballs may deflect an incoming asteroid

Sonic boom rocks southwest England

Russia may build rocket to destroy Earth-threatening asteroids

AEROSPACE
Ball Aerospace/B612 Foundation Sign Contract for Sentinel Mission

NASA Radar Images Asteroid 2007 PA8

Scientists Monitor Comet Breakup

Protoplanet Vesta: Forever young?

Dawn Sees "Young" Surface on Giant Asteroid

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