The dreaded ‘Havana syndrome where some 40 US and Canadian diplomats experienced unexplained sickness while on posting to Havana in 2016-2018 has been traced to pesticides and not some ‘secret weapon deployed by the Cuban secret service. Pesticides sprayed as part of an anti-Zika virus fumigation campaign in Cuba was the likely cause of an unexplained illness of United States and Canadian diplomats which Washington blamed on a “Sonic Attack
Saudi Aramco and Raytheon Company, through its subsidiary Raytheon Saudi Arabia, have recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a joint venture company that will develop and cyber security services in Saudi Arabia and the region. The JV will increase cyber security protections available to Saudi Aramco, its suppliers, customers and affiliates
Australias defense ministry today announced the signing of contracts worth A$238 million with Leidos Australia for the supply and support of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defence capabilities for the Australian Defence Force under project Land 2110. Land 2110 Phase 1B is focused on the typical capability elements of CBRN defence: detection identification and monitoring, warning and reporting, physical protection (personal and collective), hazard management, containment and decontamination, medical support and training mechanisms
The US Navy has awarded over $48 million worth contract to Virginia-based Six3 Advanced Systems Inc. to support deployment of counter- unmanned aerial systems (UAS) engineering, the Department of defense announced Thursday
The US Defense Intelligence Agency Officer has been arrested on charges of selling classified country information to China in exchange for money, AFP reports. The US Justice Department said Ron Rockwell Hansen, 58, had regular secret meetings with Chinese intelligence agents, and used cellphones provided him by Chinese sources and retained classified information to which he was not supposed to have access
A British publication revealed in a report on Wednesday that the UK troops have been using the most-controversial thermobaric weapons or also known as ‘vacuum weapons, in its Syrian operations. The UK defense ministry accidentally revealed the details in a Freedom of Information (FoI) response to
Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services has been awarded a $511 contract for the Cobra Dane surveillance radars sustenance. This contract provides the tasks required to operate, maintain, and sustain the Cobra Dane radar
The United Kingdom has plans to set up a chemical weapons research facility citing threats from Russia and North Korea. News agencies reported that an announcement to this effect is likely from British Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson today
Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has acquired a 19
North Korea has reportedly started ‘loading tests with intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) using a deadly biological agent called anthrax, the Japanese newspaper Asahi reported Wednesday, citing a South Korean source. The spy source told the
Russia is developing new-generation drones and robotics control systems for its special services, TASS reports quoting a local newspaper. "Efforts continue to put into operation the latest armament systems and technical means developed by departmental specialists and unrivalled in the world
The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has issued a Request for Information (RFI) seeking concepts for novel systems and component technologies to disruptively augment military and civilian operations underground. According to the press release, DARPA is looking for state-of-the-art technologies that could enable future systems to rapidly map and navigate unknown complex subterranean environments to locate objects of interest
BAE to Develop Cyber Tools to Secure DARPA's Electronic Data
US Army's Precision Strike Missile Completes First Flight Test
Leidos Nets $6.52B to Sustain Pentagon's Information Network
Bell Boeing Delivers First Modified Osprey To USMC
Germany To Finalise Order for 38 Eurofighter Jets, 110 E-Scan Radars
Turkish Navy to get First Indigenous Aircraft Carrier in 2020
Bechtel Bags US Navy's $1.4Bn Naval Nuclear Propulsion Components Contract
Indian Air Force to Buy 83 Tejas Jets by March 2020
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