Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShip Two rocket plane exploded and crashed today when performing a test flight over California. The spacecraft was testing a new propellant on this flight.

IAI ELTA showcase New Maritime Radars at Euronaval 2014

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Land Warfare Chanel News:

The Indian army announced today its decision to buy 321 missile launchers and 8,356 Spike anti-tank guided missile from Israel's Rafael Advanced Defense Systems,...

Air Warfare channel news:

The Consortium of Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation and PZL Mielec is withdrawing form a tender for utility helicopters requested by the Polish Ministry of Defense, unless terms of the procedure are amended, Sikorsky Aircraft and PZL Mielec announced today. Sikorsky said the Consortium is not opting out of the procurement but "It is impossible to submit an economically viable offer that would be 100% compliant with each and every requirement, including technical, legal and financial aspects."

The US is concerned that north Korean provocations could start a cycle of action and counteraction, leading to an unintended, uncontrolled escalation. General Curtis Scaparrotti, the commanding general of U.S. Forces in South Korea considers that, although untested yet, the North Korean KN08 missile is a real threat

Robotics/Unmanned Systems channel new:

Airbus Defense & Space and DCNS will jointly develop a shipborne unmanned helicopter to be seamlessly integrated into the ship’s combat system, extending the vessel's 'eyes and ears' into the sky.

Some of the interesting new systems our team has spotted at this years AUSA 2014

Naval Warfare channel news:

Israel and India are offering advanced, multi-mission phased array radar systems and Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MRSAM) naval air defense systems to Poland. Both countries have already implemented the system with their respective navies. Warsaw has yet to specify its requirement for air defense systems for its future fleet.

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VideoReport: Israel's Pavilion at Eurosatory 2014

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