Russian Air Force Begins Testing MALE Strike Drones

The Russian Air Force has begun testing the medium-altitude long-range drone Orion Medium Altitude, Long Endurance (MALE) strike-reconnaissance drones.

Thales introduces AESA based maritime surveillance airborne radar

Thales has unveiled today the a new version of the Searchmaster multirole surveillance radar equipped with active electronic scanning antenna (AESA) technology.

Cyber Intelligence Report – February 20, 2014

In this edition: UK targeted Anonymous with cyber-terrorism tactics | The Syrian Electronic Army hacks Forbes.com website | IDF reveals five-year plan | Edward Snowden used low-cost tool to belittle NSA | Internet security concerns at Sochi Olympic Games | Israel - A growing cyber nation | Singapore welcomes new Israel Aerospace Industry cyber R&D center | Saudis could face five-year jail term and up to $800,000 fines for sending offensive tweets | German government and intelligence services accused of involvement in NSA affair...

Future Force Warrior Uniform, Protection and Combat Gear

Start < Page 1 of 3 > The Future Force Warrior uniform suite is based on the Soldier Protective Integrated Ensemble System (SPIES), fabricated from highly durable, flexible textile, embedded with protective pads for elbow and knee protection. SPIES is built with a load carrying 'chassis' designed to distribute the fighting load evenly, and provide unconstrained vertical or lateral movement. SPIES...

Full-Speed Ahead For MASS

To protect their fleets from missile attacks, the navies of Peru, Finland and Germany have all ordered MASS, Rheinmetall's "Multi Ammunition Softkill System", a state-of-the-art decoy system for protecting frigates, corvettes, minesweepers and patrol craft. In winning these three orders, MASS has once again outclassed its international rivals as well as gaining a foothold in the South American market....

Multi-Band SAR Supports Task-Force ODIN in Iraq in C-IED Operations

Northrop Grumman Corporation's software-defined Multi-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar (MB SAR), recently provided counter-improvised explosive device (IED) support assisting the drawdown of U.S. combat troops in Iraq. The radar was deployed aboard a U.S. Navy NP-3D Orion aircraft, which performed missions as a part of Task Force Observe, Detect, Identify and Neutralize (ODIN). Arriving in theater, July 20, 2010, the aircraft,...

Counter-Drone Tech May Have Repelled the Assassination Attack in Venezuela

The failed assassination attempt in Caracas, Venezuela highlight the potential of drones as a weapon and a tool of terror, and the vulnerability of critical assets, even where drone countermeasures are active.

Protecting the Military Cyberspace – DARPA Gears to Counter Network Worms

One of the most imminent threats to C4 systems, particularly mobile ad-hoc and COTS based networks, are large scale attacks by computer worms spreading malicious code. Such threats can target specific elements of the network, exploit valuable information and reduce net-centric warfare to a halt by overrunning the network capacity with "garbage", stealing the identity of units and destinations,...

Boeing Rolls Out the New Phantom Eye HALE Drone

Four months after beginning the construction of the first Phantom Eye technology demonstrator, the company rolled out the completed aircraft from the Phantom Works workshops at St. Louis. The unmanned, high altitude, long endurance (HALE) platform powered by two liquid-hydrogen engines. The twin-engine Phantom Eye demonstrator will have a 150-foot wingspan and be capable of flying for more than four...

Russian Hacker Admits Malware Conspiracy in US Court

Aleksandr Andreevich Panin, a Russian national pleaded guilty yesterday in an Atlanta federal courtroom to a conspiracy charge associated with his role as the primary developer and distributor of SpyEye, a bank fraud malware created specifically to facilitate online theft from financial institutions. SpyEye infected more than 1.4 million computers, obtaining victims’ financial and personally identifiable information stored on those computers...

UK E-3D Replacement Opens Opportunities for BizJet-Based AEW

The UK considers replacing the seven Boeing E-3D Sentry AEW.Mk 1 airborne warning and control (AWACS) aircraft currently in service. The E-7 aircraft, based on the Boeing 737 platform, is the forerunner for this replacement. Although the 2015 Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR) called for Sentry to remain in service until 2035, London plans to accelerate their replacement...

U.S. Army Extends Intelligence Fusion with Palantir Technology

The U.S. Army is establishing an integrated intelligence fusion and analysis capability in Afghanistan, based on Palantir Technologies, Inc. information analysis systems. The work will be completed in 16 months. Palantier provides powerful tools for analysts to fuse unstructured and structured data items from different sources, into enhanced knowledge bases. Among the tools that are likely to be implemented...

Boeing Selects Elbit to Supply Virtual Radar for U.S. Navy’s T-45 Training System

The U.S. Navy pilots training on the Boeing T-45 will soon get a radar screen in their cockpits' although these radars will not be able to actually detect enemy aircraft, they will be integrated into the training mission by simulating a realistic situational picture showing real and simulated targets. The realistic radar training is part of the Virtual...