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Aeronautics revamps Orbiter 2 – new B model is an all-digital...

Aeronautics is launching at Eurosatory a new variant of the electric-powered Orbiter 2 mini unmanned aerial system (UAS) family, designated Orbiter 2B. Externally, the new drone looks the same, but internally, its core systems - avionics, datalink and controls are all modernized, digitised, and more secured

Star Trackers Harden Ground Targeting Systems from GPS Spoofing

To deliver accurate data for precision weapon systems, the target acquisition process should rely on self positioning measurements of the highest accuracy. Global Positioning...

Enhanced Payload Supports Real-Time Targeting for Geo-Targeted Weapons

The Raytheon Company and General Atomics have integrated an advanced targeting capability into the U.S. Army's Common Sensor Payload (CSP) airborne intelligence, surveillance and...

India deploys first IRNSS navigational satellite in space

India successfully launched its first navigational satellite into orbit Monday July 1 2013, from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, in Sriharikota. IRNSS-1A, the first...

Guided Projectiles Competing Over Naval 5-Inch Guns

The Multi-Service Standard Guided Projectile (MS-SGP) went through a successful first test firing from a 5-inch 62-caliber Mk 45 Mod 4 Naval Gun System at White Sands...

Israel Extends SPICE Family of Air-Launched EO Guided Weapons

The Israeli Air Force (IAF)  has a proven capability to attack targets from standoff range. One such weapon is the Spice weapon guidance kit developed...

China May be Preparing for Third Anti-Satellite (ASAT) Test In January

China may be planning to conduct an anti-satellite (ASAT) test sometime this month, The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) claims in a recent post published by USC China Project Director Gregory Kulacki. Unlike previous tests conducted at the lower earth orbit, this test could be aimed at the medium orbit, at an altitude of 20,000 km above earth

Vision-2020 – The Next Step for India’s Military Space Programs

Intelligence, reconnaissance, surveillance, communication and navigation as the thrust areas for India's Defence Space Vision 2020 Phase-I to be met by the year 2012. However, even these basic capabilities will remain inadequate in the absence of devoted military satellites

European Defense Update – November 18, 2011

MEADS Air Defense System Progresses Despite Uncertain Future | Italy Accepts First T-346 Advanced Jet Trainer | German Government to Own Part of EADS | Secure Positioning from Saab | Cassidian to Maintain Spanish Air Force C130

BAE Systems, Northrop Grumman to Develop Anti-Jam ‘NAVWAR Sensors’ for the...

The U.S. is embarking on a development of a future Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver to better cope with hostile electronic attacks. Last week the Air Force awarded two contracts worth $47 million each to BAE Systems and Northrop grumman, for the development of ‘navigation warfare’ (NAVWAR) Sensor that could replace military GPS receivers used on aircraft and missiles.

U.S. & Canada Defense Update – October 4, 2011

CPOF to Become More Collaborative | KMAX to Begin Hauling Cargo for Marines in Afghanistan Next Month | Infantry Brigade Combat Teams to Get M777 Lightweight Howitzers | ATK-GD OTS Team to Deliver the marines with Precision Mortar Bombs | THAAD Hits Two Targets on the First Unit's Operational Qualification Test | Army Sets JLTV Target Price around $250,000 | Army to Cut CROWS Procurement by Half | BAE Systems, Northrop Grumman to Develop new Anti-Jam GPS Sensors | F-35B Performs First Landing at Sea

Launch of Three Russian Navigational Satellites Fail

A Russian Proton-M rocket failed to launch three Glonass satellites into orbit today. The Proton-M carrier launcher, took off from the Baikonur Space Center...

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI)

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is a globally recognized leader in development and production of military and commercial aerospace and defense systems. A world leading...

Silynx’ GPS Integrates Silynx Integrates GPS in Headset for Special Operations

Silynx Communications, Inc. is launching a 'smart headset' embedded with GPS, designated for special operations. According to Silynx, the embedded GPS functionality supports navigation...
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