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Defense and Security

Air Force and DARPA Develop Spy Blimp

Air Force and DARPA Develop Spy Blimp

The United States Air Force and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) are developing a new surveillance blimp designed to fly higher and longer than any existing intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft. Designed to hover at 65,000 feet ...

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Global Hawk Autonomous Aircraft

Global Hawk Autonomous Aircraft

NASA and the Northrop Grumman Corporation have recently unveiled a new unmanned aircraft system named Global Hawk. It is the world’s first fully autonomous high-altitude, long-endurance aircraft designed for environmental science research and features unprecedented flight time and altitude capabilities. ...

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Scallop Imaging Surveillance Camera

Scallop Imaging Surveillance Camera

Scallop Imaging, a company based in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., has developed the Digital Window, a seven-megapixel surveillance camera that records in high resolution without fisheye distortion. The Digital Window camera, processing over 100 megapixels per second, provides a 180-degree full ...

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First Military Grade Laser Tested

First Military Grade Laser Tested

Northrop Grumman recently tested a new modular electronic laser capable of emitting a targeted 105 kilowatt beam. Part of the United States Defense Department’s Joint High Power Solid State Laser (JHPSSL) program, Northrop Grumman’s new laser is the first weapons-grade ...

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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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