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Bird-like drone uses feathers for a more precise flight path

A new bio-inspired drone uses bird-like feathers to adjust its wingspan while in flight. The ability allows for a more precise flight path and more exact maneuvers.Researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, or EPFL, wanted...
by Defense news alert on Dec 20, 2016

China returns seized US naval sea drone

China on Tuesday returned a US underwater probe it seized in the South China Sea, the Pentagon confirmed after Beijing's capture of the craft sparked a dispute between the two powers.The Chinese navy handed over the drone near where it was seized, th...
by Defense news alert on Dec 20, 2016

Intel acquires ESA incubator company

There are thousands of drone companies out there, but Intel has chosen to acquire Mavinci, a start-up from one of ESA's business incubators in Germany that has developed an easy-to-use system for land surveillance."They focus on precision payloads fo...
by Defense news alert on Dec 20, 2016

Have An Extra $20 To Help Save A Military Hero This Holiday Season? [del.icio.us]

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by The Political Commentator on Dec 20, 2016

Have An Extra $20 To Help Save A Military Hero This Holiday Season?

20 For 20$20 to help reverse the trend and tragedy of 20 military veterans a day taking their own lives!Have An Extra $20 To Help Save A Military Hero This Holiday Season?
by The Political Commentator on Dec 20, 2016

Alpha Defence Company To Make Navigation Satellites For ISRO

Leading defence electronics and aerospace firm Alpha Design Technologies Ltd. announced on Monday signing a contract to make navigation satellites for the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)."The contract envisages assembling, integrating, test...
by Defense news alert on Dec 20, 2016

Underwater radio, anyone?

Here's something easy to forget when you are chatting on your cell phone or flipping channels on your smart TV: although wireless communication seems nothing short of magic, it is a brilliant, reality-anchored application of physics and engineering i...
by Defense news alert on Dec 20, 2016

IAEA content with oil-rich Iran, Iran seeks sanction review

The director-general of the nuclear watchdog for the United Nations said oil-rich Iran is meeting its commitments to downplay weapons concerns.Yukiya Amano, the director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, spent the weekend in Tehran d...
by Defense news alert on Dec 20, 2016

Pictures: F-22A Raptor and F-35 Lightning II at RIAT 2016

At this year’s Royal International Air Tattoo held at RAF Fairford, the US military was displaying two of it’s most advanced fighter aircraft – the Lockheed Martin F-22A Raptor and the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II. The F-22 was...
by Bangalore Aviation on Dec 19, 2016

US ground forces communication with Space-Based IR Satellites

The US military tested the latest version of the ground-based Joint Tactical Ground System (JTAGS) that communicates with space-based infrared satellites, the Army said in a press release."Military operational testers recently conducted the first ope...
by Defense news alert on Dec 19, 2016

Lockheed Martin to continue ICBM sustainment for U.S. Air Force

Lockheed Martin has received $60 million in contracts to sustain and modernize intercontinental ballistic missile re-entry systems for the U.S. Air Force.The agreement is comprised of a new contract in addition to an extended second contract. The com...
by Defense news alert on Dec 18, 2016

Spaceflight Industries Reveals its BlackSky Platform

Spaceflight Industries today announced the availability of its BlackSky global intelligence platform, as well as its Early Adopter Program (EAP) participants, and the diverse partner ecosystem fueling the platform. The highly scalable, cloud-based pl...
by Defense news alert on Dec 18, 2016

Innovation is Not a Top-Down Process

The U.S. Department of Defense continues to look to the private sector for ways to encourage innovation. This is a welcome initiative that we have commented on previously, and we applaud the leadership of Defense Secretary Ash Carter in this area.Ear...
by Defense news alert on Dec 18, 2016

Syrian army in full control of eastern Aleppo: Russia

In this photo released by the Syria’s official SANA news agency, green government buses are seen carrying people out of eastern Aleppo, Syria, December 16, 2016. (Photo by AP)The Syrian military has wrested full control of the militant-held eastern...

UN bans Gambian army chief, General Ousman Badjie from visiting Sudan's Darfur region

General Ousman Badjie, the Gambia's army chiefThe United Nations has banned the Gambia's army chief, General Ousman Badjie, from visiting Gambian troops serving as peacekeepers in Sudan's Darfur region."The UN has decided to cancel General Badjie's v...

Chinese warship captures US Navy underwater drone

The American oceanographic survey ship USS Bowditch (file photo)A Chinese warship has captured US Navy underwater drone collecting information in the South China Sea, according to the Pentagon.  US Navy Capt. Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokesman, on...

Iraqi Air Force kills 20 Takfiri Daesh terrorist group commanders near Mosul

This file photo shows an F-16 fighter jet operated by the Iraqi Air Force.Nearly two dozen high-ranking figures of the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group have been killed when Iraqi Air Force fighter jets carried out an airstrike near Mosul as government...

Chinese battle group conducts live-fire drills

A Chinese naval battle group, involving a homemade aircraft carrier, has conducted a live-fire drill in northeastern waters in a show of force amid an escalating war of words with the United States.The Chinese Defense Ministry announced on Thursday t...

Syria's evacuation of civilians in Aleppo suspended as militants breach ceasefire

Evacuations of civilians and militants from eastern Aleppo have been suspended after terrorists opened fire on a convoy at one of the crossing points, Syrian state television says. The report on Friday also said the militants tried to take...

NATO, Russia schedule security talks

Russia and NATO are set to hold talks on issues of high mutual interest, the Western military alliance has announced, amid increased hostilities between the two sides.Envoys from NATO will hold a formal meeting with the Russian envoy to the alliance...


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