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European Air Forces Seek a Common Weaponized UAS

Some European countries may consider an Israeli made unmanned air system (UAS) as a platform for a "Black program” to create a European medium-altitude/long-endurance (MALE) armed UAS, I-HLS reports. This is the assessment of European sources familiar with the advanced Israeli made UAS. According to Aviation...

Massive Rocket Launcher for the UAE

The UAE is getting ready to face the Iranian threat. Jobaria Defense Systems (JDS) Multiple Cradle Launcher MCL has unveiled its Multiple Cradle 122mm Rocket launcher system at the recent IDEX defense expo in the UAE. I-HLS reports. The MCL is A 10 wheel semitrailer...

Lightweight Personnel Armor

// New materials promise improvements in the weight of body armor, but are unproven—and an alternative approach to the problem involves looking at whether some current systems are stronger and heavier than necessary. I-HLS reports. Technological progress tends to be incremental, but the...

Protecting Satellites in Orbit

Carter said the US has established an integrated effort to in understanding the anti-satellite threat, and preparing a work plan on how the US can operate without spacecraft,” Carter told reporters at the National Press Club. I-HLS reports. Carter said the initiative was looking at how...

A Living Sensor Inspects Explosives, Narcotics

Next time, whoever tries to conceal on his body explosives or other contraband material, it will be detected by a sensor, but this time it may not be an artificial one, but rather, a living sensor - no other than a well trained lab...

Chemical Weapons Were Used in Syria – But Who’s to Blame?

Testimony from victims of the conflict in Syria suggests rebels have used the nerve agent, sarin, a leading member of a UN commission of inquiry has said. Carla Del Ponte told Swiss TV that there were "strong, concrete suspicions but not yet incontrovertible proof". The BBC...

Fighting Piracy in Africa – too little too late

The US must increase its intelligence- gathering capacity in Africa 15-fold in the short term to counter the threat posed by regional Islamic extremist groups and maritime piracy, particularly in the Gulf of Guinea, according to a top US general. I-HLS Reports US Army Gen....

Samsung is now cleared for use in the U.S. government

The handset maker announced that its Knox-enabled mobile devices have been approved by the Pentagon for government use. Samsung's Knox software offers high-level encryption, a VPN feature, and a way to separate personal data from work data. The software also enables IT administrators to...

A Blueprint for Cyber Deterrence: Building Stability through Strength

By Frank J. Cilluffo, Sharon L. Cardash, and  George C. Salmoiraghi INSS - Cyber Warfare Program n many ways, deterrence in cyberspace is eminently more complicated than deterrence in the Cold War. The nature of the domain makes it so. Even the most sophisticated theories behind...

India’s CCTV boom

The Indian closed circuit television (CCTV) market is growing at an annual rate of 30 % - I-HLS reports. Rapid economic growth and rising industrial activities amid security threats, fear of potential terrorist attacks has fuelled the demand for CCTV cameras evidently as government authorities...

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 by the country's leading missile developer RAFAEL. I-HLS reports. GA_googleFillSlot("Home_300x250");The guidance kit has become more lethal and can...

Airport perimeter security in the U.S. – a declining market

The Americans do not believe in perimeter defenses around airports, in spite of the proven performance of these systems. I-HLS reports U.S. airport perimeter manufacturers — makers of fences, gates, sensors and cameras — will likely face a steep drop in demand over the next...

Foreign sources: Fateh-110 Rockets Enroute to Hezbollah Destroyed in Syria by Israeli Air Attack

EO Guided version of Fateh 110 (M-166) Iranian missile
The Iranians have developed an improved model of medium-range rocket Fateh-110. The current model is held by Hezbollah in Lebanon and Israel believes that the advanced model was on its way to the missile units of the organization. The Iranians have not provided many...

Unmanned Syrian Mig-21 fitted for chemical warfare?

Is this Syria's "doomsday " weapon? Intelligence sources say that the Syrian air force has adapted old Russian made MIG-21 fighter aircraft to fly unmanned and carry chemical warfare materials. // This information is now being investigated by a number of intelligence...

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