The US-based Data Device Corporation (DDC) now offers its 8-Channel, Solid-State Power Controller (SSPC) in a ruggedized military-grade form factor, offering advanced programmability and high-power density in a compact, highly reliable package. In addition to improved reliability and smart power control, the 8-Channel SSPC Power Distribution Unit provides significant Size, Weight, Power and Cost (SWaP-C) savings
A leaked NSA documents has defined three technologies to keep an individuals anonymity intact, according to the German magazine Der Spiegel. The combination of three technologies - Tor, CSpace and ZRTP is considered "catastrophic" by NSA, meaning the person can keep its line of activities a secret from the organization, according to NSA documents newly obtained from the archive of former contractor Edward Snowden
The US Army Research Laboratory (ARL) team is developing a pair of tiny robotic wings measuring only 3 to 5 centimeters in length. The wings are made of lead zirconium titanate, referred to as PZT, a material that creates electric charge under an applied pressure or can create strain (i
The US Navys new laser weapon system (LaWS) will cost much less to build, install and fire than traditional multimillion-dollar missiles, which is critical in the face of looming Pentagon budget cuts. "At less than a dollar per shot, there's no question about the value LaWS [Laser Weapon System] provides," Chief of naval research, Rear Adm
The Indian Army has asked its personnel to stop using the highly popular messaging app, WhatsApp after a number of unsigned messages showed up on social media sites following the Uri encounter in Jammu and Kashmir. According to national news network NDTV, these messages are thought to have been widely circulated on WhatsApp by serving officers, possibly an indicator of discontentment with PM Modi's remarks on Monday where he is accused by the opposition of politicising the Budgam shootout where two innocent young men had been shot dead by the Army
The US National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) became the first intelligence agency to host an operational capability within Amazon Web Services' Commercial Cloud Services (C2S) environment after Lockheed Martin deployed the interactive map for NGA's Map of the World to the C2S environment. The Map of the World initiative acts as an interface for NGA's most comprehensive and accurate geospatial intelligence data
At Euronaval 2014, DCNS will unveil the SMX®-Océan conventionally powered attack submarine. The new vessel draws extensively on the design of a state-of-the-art nuclear-powered submarine, with a number of key innovations that give this diesel-electric adaptation truly outstanding performance
DCNS is presenting XWIND, one of main innovations for future naval surface systems at Euronaval 2014 “XWIND® 4000 has been designed around the concept of an ‘all-digital ship,” explains Marketing Manager Philippe Sathoud. “Flat-panel arrays for the combat system and other sensors are installed around the superstructure
Lockheed Martin Skunk Works announced Wednesday that it is working on a new compact fusion reactor (CFR) that can be developed and deployed in as little as ten years and can be used on aeroplanes, space vehicles and naval vessels. "Our compact fusion concept combines several alternative magnetic confinement approaches, taking the best parts of each, and offers a 90 percent size reduction over previous concepts," said Tom McGuire, compact fusion lead for the Skunk Works' Revolutionary Technology Programs
Aurora Flight Sciences announced that it has won a contract to develop Defense Advanced Research Projects Agencys (DARPA) SideArm launch and recovery system Tuesday. Demonstration of the SideArm technology was a key part of Aurora's work on the Tactically Enhanced Reconnaissance Node (Tern) program
Exelis and Airbus Defence and Space have agreed to offer users of ENVI image analysis software seamless access to the Airbus Defence and Space catalog of geospatial imagery. With easy access to the worldwide Airbus Defence and Space archive, ENVI users will save time on mission and project planning with the ability to discover needed data and preview images without leaving the ENVI environment
A year after President Vladimir Putin signed a bill setting up an agency, comparable to Americas Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Russian defense ministry has begun awarding its first prizes for Future Research Fund. “The defense minister has approved the structure of the system,” Ria Novosti quoted Maj
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