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The US Marine Corps is planning to deploy the first F-35B unit to Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan within a year. The US Air Force is planning to deploy its first units to RAF Lakenheath In the UK by 2020.
The Japan Ministry of Defense has selected the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye and RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft, both produced by Northrop Grumman. According to the Japanese multi-year defense plan, the four E-2D will replace the E-2Cs currently operational, providing aerial surveillance for the Japanese military.
In this edition: New agreement signed between Israel and Japan regarding cyber | North Korea sanctioned by US for cyber attacks | More than 13,000 user passwords of Amazon, Walmart, and Brazzers were hacked | German government website under cyber-attacks by pro-Russian group | Islamic State hackers might be behind series of attacks on news organizations | Japan increases national cyber security by establishing new cyber center | New Kenyan security law to allow electronic evidence | UK suffering from several cyber-attacks against power grid | France targeted by hacktivists under OpFrance cyber-attack campaign
The U.S. Department of Defense and Lockheed Martin have reached an agreement in principle for the production of 43 F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter (JSF) aircraft. The buy includes 19 F-35As for the Air Force, six F-35Bs for the Marines and four F-35Cs for the Navy. Additional aircraft included are 10 F-35As for Israel (2), Japan (4), Norway (2)and Italy (2) as well as four F-35Bs for the UK.
Japan's new Izumo-class helicopter carrier currently undergoing sea trials is expected to be commissioned in 2015. The new carrier will dramatically increase Japan's force projection in the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Japan, raising concern in China
In this edition: Israel among top cyber defense exporting countries | Cyber campaigns in wake of Operation Brother’s Keeper | New US Ambassador in Beijing said Chinese cyber espionage is a threat | A Russia plan to fight cyber extremism | Russia develops a Stuxnet like cyber-attack directed towards US and Europe | SEA hacks Reuter’s through third party system | Anonymous begins operation against ISIS supporters | The British Communication Intelligence Agency extends cyber cooperation | Europol and ENISA cooperate to fight cybercrime in Europe | Dutch company hacked Google Glass
In this edition: Israel as a cyber-security superpower | United States and Australia strengthening cyber cooperation | Russian hacker accused by US for cyber money laundering | Cyber crime second most common form of economic crime in the Middle East | Iraqi Communication Ministry blocked Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube | China once again behind a cyber-espionage operation | Vietnam concerned about cyber security | UK: The Bank of England in war against cyber crime | France officially joining NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence
Recent incursions of civil and military aircraft into neighboring airspace has highlighted the state of alert maintained by different nations, and raised once again the validity of the huge investments countries are spending in acquiring military capabilities, if they do not provide the means to maintain these capabilities at reasonable state of readiness
In this edition: Physical cyber infrastructure failure | Israeli insurance industry involved in cyber security | BlackShade arrests cause largest international cyber crackdown | Five Chinese military officers indicted for cyber espionage activities | Anonymous planning major cyber-attack on World Cup corporate sponsors | Russia involved in cyber spying operation in Belgium | Russian hackers cripple Ukraine's network ahead of presidential vote | The Wall Street Journal Twitter hacked by the SEA | Iranian espionage through social media revealed | South Korea developing new cyber technologies in cooperation with U.S. | UK: A bilateral agreement with Israel on Cyber Defense | French Ministry of Defense establishing new data center
In this edition: Israeli research on online privacy | U.S. to discuss Cyber Legislation this summer | Russian cyber community wants creation of an Information and Defense Ministry | Jail for Saudi editor who discussed religion online | Expert speaks on Islamic inspired cyber terrorism | Terror cyber-indoctrination in Syria | Japan and the E.U. on the way to their first cyber agreement | British IT workers targeted by foreign intelligence agencies
In this edition: Developments in IDF cyber campaign for officials | Revelations about secret Israeli cyber unit, S-74 | Heartbleed bug takes general public by storm | FBI informant related to campaign of cyber-attacks against foreign countries | Hagel urges trilateral work for threat assessment, cybersecurity | Russian cyber-attack threat to western financial system | Saudi Arabia ranks second in Gulf for exposure to cyber attacks | Iran calls for broader international campaign against cyber crime | SEA attacks RSA conference | Chinese cyber spying campaign targets Australian Parliament | A new chief to British communication intelligence agency | Increasing costs of cyber-attacks defenses | (ISC)2 launches new European qualification | New cyber search engine for buying illegal products
Japan's defense ministry’s Technical Research and Development Institute (TRDI) is planning to unveil the country's advanced technology demonstrator-experimental (ATD-X) plane within months; the lightweight...
In this edition: Israel well prepared against cyber-attacks | New cyber centers being developed in Israeli universities | U.S. government suggest private companies share cyber-threat information | Foreign social networks banned in Russia | Iranian and Syrian cyber-attack activity on the rise | Japan and U.S. hold second cyber security cooperation meeting | The British GCHQ to approve U.K. postgraduate degrees in cyber security
The Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) has passed an important milestone today, intercepting and destroying two simultaneous targets attacking from opposite directions during...