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Defense and Security

SnowGoose Bravo UAV

SnowGoose Bravo UAV

The Canadian-based company MMIST is developing a variant to the current CQ-10A unmanned aerial vehicle system (UAV), called the CQ-10B, or Bravo. The addition of a third wing kit enables the system to launch itself without the need for ground ...

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NaviSeer – GPS and DR Tracking

NaviSeer – GPS and DR Tracking

Seer Technology, a Salt Lake City based company, recently announced the development of NaviSeer at the International Defense Conference and Exhibition (IDEX). NaviSeer is a personal tracking system designed to integrate civilian and military GPS communication systems and improve navigation ...

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American Dynamics’ AD-150 UAV

American Dynamics’ AD-150 UAV

American Dynamics Flight Systems, a US-based company that focuses on the development of innovative aerospace and defense systems, has recently unveiled its “AD-150” – a novel Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), capable of vertical take-off and landing (VTOL). According to the ...

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Zypad – Wireless Wrist Computer

Zypad – Wireless Wrist Computer

Parvus Corporation, a U.S. subsidiary of the EuroTech Group, has engineered Zypad WR1100, a rugged wrist-worn PC designed for use in harsh environmental conditions. Zypad meets specific military standards related to control of electromagnetic interference and compliance with strict emissions ...

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Boeing’s New Stealth F-15

Boeing’s New Stealth F-15

Boeing unveiled a new version of its F-15 Eagle airplane, called the F-15SE, which is aimed primarily for export. The new design includes several improvements over earlier versions of the F-15, including improved stealth capabilities and a bay designed for ...

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Super Quiet UAVs on the Way

Super Quiet UAVs on the Way

Researchers at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) in Atlanta are working on ways to reduce the noise made by unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). UAVs are playing an ever increasing role in military surveillance and reconnaissance missions and these vehicles ...

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Igloo White: the Automated Battlefield

Igloo White: the Automated Battlefield

At the height of the Vietnam War, the US developed a high-tech system to interdict forces and supplies streaming into the battlefield from North Vietnam. The system was technologically ahead of its time and demonstrated several groundbreaking military technologies – ...

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Army Buys Wearable Sniper Detectors

Army Buys Wearable Sniper Detectors

The Rapid Equipping Force (REF) of the United States Army has purchased wearable sniper detector systems from QinetiQ Systems for soldiers stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan. Deployment of the SWATS Soldier-Wearable Acoustic Targeting Systems will begin immediately and should be ...

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X-47B – First Navy Stealth UAV Ready

X-47B – First Navy Stealth UAV Ready

Northrop Grumman recently announced its stealth UAV has been successfully completed and will be ready for initial test flights in the fall of 2009. Designed under a joint program with the United States Navy, the X-47B drone will closely resemble ...

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Locating Tunnel Excavations

Locating Tunnel Excavations

Engineers at Technion, the Israel Institute of Technology, are applying electro-optic technology to locate tunnels used by terrorists to smuggle weaponry. The research, led by Dr. Assaf Klar and Dr. Raphael Linker of the faculty of civil and environmental engineering, ...

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