The US Department of Defense (DoD) released Wednesday the Military Intelligence Program (MIP) appropriated top line budget for FY 2017. The total MIP budget, which included both the base budget and Overseas Contingency Operations appropriations, was $18
US Marines conducted a firing of the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) from the deck of an amphibious transport dock, scoring a major extension of the land-based platforms ability to function as naval artillery. A detachment of Marines set up the vehicle-borne launch system on the flight deck of amphibious transport dock USS Anchorage (LPD-23)
Most of ships in US Navys Seventh Fleet, where two destroyers have been involved in fatal collisions since June, werent certified to conduct basic operations at sea related to war-fighting. Eight of the 11 cruisers and destroyers in the Seventh Fleet, and their crew members, werent certified by the US Navy as of late June, to conduct “mobility seamanship,” or basic steering of the ship, the U
US Army Paratroopers ‘Black Falcon at Fort Bragg have completed durability testing with the Joint Effects Targeting System for forward observers calling in artillery and airstrikes. "Operational testing provides soldiers the opportunity to use, work with and offer up their suggestions on pieces of equipment that can impact development of systems those future soldiers will use in combat," director of Army Airborne testing Col
The United States has commenced modernizing its Patriot missile interceptors deployed in South Korea. The 35th Air Defense Artillery Brigade of the US Army has finalized an eight-month interceptors renovation program, as a result of which old systems were replaced and modern technologies were introduced,
Rockwell Collins has won a contract from CAE to provide Visual Display Systems for French Air Forces Pilatus PC-21 simulators. Rockwell Collins will develop two Spectraview Visual Display Systems (VDS) in Salt Lake City, under a subcontract awarded by CAE
Lockheed Martin will exhibit its next generation air and missile defense radar demonstrator at the annual Space & Missile Defense Symposium, held from August 8 to 10 in USA. The active electronically scanned array (AESA) Radar for Engagement and Surveillance (ARES) is a representative full-scale prototype of the technology to support a modern, 360-degree capable sensor that the US Army will use to address current and emerging air and ballistic missile threats, the company announced Monday
General Dynamics has won a US Geological Survey a 10 year $155 million contract to provide ground-based flight and mission operations support for the Landsat 8 satellite. General Dynamics Mission Systems will also develop and integrate a Landsat multisatellite operations facility at Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland under the contract that has a five-year base term and five option years, the company said Thursday
An Elbit Systems of America Integrated Fixed Tower (IFT) border security system passed US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) systems acceptance testing. This IFT system, located in the Douglas, Arizona, Area of Responsibility (AOR), marks the company's second deployment of the system, with the first occurring in the Nogales, Arizona, AOR, the company announced Monday
Arab Islamic American Summit on Sunday is planning to establish the Middle East Strategic Alliance by 2018 with focus on their fight against terrorism, counter-piracy and also to protect the regions waterways and ship routes. The process of establishing the Riyadh-based Alliance with the participation of many nations will be completed by 2018, according to a communique, called “Riyadh Declaration”, adopted at the end of the summit in Riyadh,
Canada has cautioned Thursday of cancelling a planned US$2 billion purchase of 18 Super Hornet fighter jets in the wake of anti-dumping investigations initiated by US Department of Commerce against Bombardier. Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland issued the threat about Boeing's complaint against Bombardier
The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has reversed a decision in a patent suit against the US centering on the helmet-mounted display system (HMDS) in a fighter jet. The Federal Circuit reversed the US Court of Federal Claims decision that US patent number 6,474,159 was unpatentable because of ineligible subject matter,
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