The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is asking the space community to submit ideas to enable a flight demonstration in the next five years and an innovative public-private partnership to jumpstart a new industry. An increasing number of expensive, mission-critical satellites are launched every year into geostationary Earth orbit (GEO), approximately 22,000 miles (36,000 kilometers) above the Earth
Intelligent Software Solutions (ISS) announced today that it has developed an interactive software tool designed to provide policy makers with precise, verified information on global arms trafficking. The European Union-funded project, known as iTrace, was developed for Conflict Armament Research (CAR), a United Kingdom-based company that was founded in 2011 by several former United Nations weapons inspectors, according to an official statement
Lockheed Martin, in collaboration with the U.S
Aircraft could soon become more human as engineers as BAE Systems develop smart skins which can detect injury or damage and the ability to ‘feel the world around them. Engineers at the Advanced Technology Centre are investigating a ‘smart skin concept which could be embedded with tens of thousands of micro-sensors
BAE has produced four early stage ideas that could allow aircraft to heal itself, divide into smaller ones or knock out missiles with direct energy. 3D printers could be so advanced by 2040 they could create small unmanned aircraft, BAE Systems claim
Boeing and Embraer today announced that they will open a joint research center to advance a sustainable aviation biofuel industry in Brazil. Under a memorandum of understanding, the two companies will perform joint biofuel research, as well as fund and coordinate research with Brazilian universities and other institutions
The Israel Aerospace Industries new Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV) combat marine system for homeland security applications – KATANA - will be on display at AUVSI Unmanned Systems 2014, May 13-15 in Orlando, FL. A multifunction vessel, the KATANA is compatible with various IAI's systems and supports a totally integrated solution
A Lockheed Martin prototype laser system successfully disabled two boats at a range of approximately 1.6 kilometers (approximately 1 mile)
The number of end users connecting to the U.S
The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is developing a developing a new vehicle to silently transport commandoes to their missions. Logos Technologies has won a $100,000 contract to develop stealthy, hybrid-powered motorcycles that relies on both electric and gas power, allowing special ops to go off-road and zip past enemy forces with the silence of an electric engine, while also being able to handle extended missions and higher speeds with a supplemental gas tank
The UK Ministry of Defence will test protective suits and equipment in a new state-of-the-art robotic mannequin worth £1.1m for its Armed Forces
Saab has signed a $27 million contract with ASC Pty Ltd (Australian Submarine Corporation) to update and modernise the Integrated Ship Control Management and Monitoring System (ISCMMS) on the Royal Australian Navys Collins Class Submarines. The ISCMMS system provides the submarine manoeuvring control and integrated platform systems management
Locally-made PD-14 Engine for Russian MC-21 Airliner Enters Serial Production
CAE Mission Trainer for Operators of MQ-9 Predator
Oshkosh Receives $346.4M to Modernize US Army's Heavy Tactical Vehicles
Pentagon Taps General Electric to Supply 48 F/A-18 Engines
Chinese Military Docs Develop Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Vaccine
China Replaces Russian Engine in J-10C Jet With Locally-made WS-10 Taihang
Russia’s Buk-M3 Air Defense System to Debut at Victory Day Parade
Syria Destroys 6 Turkish Combat Drones, Turkish F-16s Down 2 Syrian Su-24
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Sanctions-hit Iran has found ingenious ways to develop military hardware
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly permeating the defence industry to aid and improve human decision-making
Upgrade of Russias Sukhoi Su-30SM fighters to equip them with armaments, radar, sensors and engines from the more powerful Su-35...