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
About 60 classified documents were among 40,000 hacked from South Koreas Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering in April 2016 allegedly by North Korean cyber groups. The documents included information on construction technology, blueprints, weapons systems data, and evaluations of the ships and submarines, a South Korean opposition lawmaker said Tuesday
Iran has commenced construction of two new nuclear plants in the southern province of Bushehr which will be jointly built with Russia. As per the agreement signed between the senior officials of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) and Russia's Rosatom energy firm, Bushehr nuclear power plantds will be supplying electricity to Irans power grid in 10 years, where phase two of the plant will be completed in seven years and the third two years later
A tunnel near the North Korean nuclear test site collapsed recently trapping 200 people who are feared dead besides sparking concerns of radiation leakage. About 100 people were trapped inside when the unfinished tunnel at the North's Punggye-ri nuclear test site collapsed, and an additional 100 people could have been killed while trying to rescue those trapped as a second collapse occurred, Japan's TV Asahi reported
The Auditor General of Pakistan (AGP) has raised objections over the new seven-storey building housing the US Embassy in Islamabad that it would allow surveillance of the government offices in its vicinity. The AGP expressed reservations claiming that ‘the rooftop of the building could be utilized to install surveillance devices that can be used to spy government offices in the surrounding
Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has undertaken trials of the indigenously developed Trawl System that could locate mines in the battlefield for Indian Army. Trawl System is employed for breaching of land mines and creating a vehicle safe lane, through a minefield for the advancing columns of mechanized forces in combat zone
Saudi, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt have affirmed to continue their current measures (read blockade) of Qatar and possible future measures, until the Qatari authorities are committed to fulfilling all the just demands, which ensure countering terrorism and maintaining security and stability in the region. “The terrorist activities of the 9 entities and 9 individuals have direct and indirect ties with the Qatari authorities
Tata Powers Strategic Engineering Division (Tata Power SED) has won an order for a pilot project from India's Ministry of Home Affairs to supply Comprehensive Integrated Border Management System (CIBMS) to Border Security Force (BSF). This order is an initial phase of the Border Management project of India's Ministry of Home Affairs to enable round the clock surveillance of Indian Borders, the company announced Wednesday
Germany is eyeing to use face recognition technology and gaining access to chat services like WhatsApp in order to track militants. “New security measures will be taken to combat terrorism, including the use of face recognition technology to track the movements of terrorists”
The Chinese government has published a draft law that will allow authorities to mount surveillance on Chinese, foreign nationals and organizations in the interest of national security. The 28 articles in the draft, which were open to public consultation until June 4, state who should lead intelligence gathering, the rights of the intelligence agencies and the protection of agents and their families
US experts have warned that North Korea could be readying an electromagnetic pulse strike on the US with two satellites already orbiting above America. However, there are fears that Pyongyang is secretly developing the capability to detonate a high-altitude nuclear weapon in space, setting off an EMP that would knock out electrical systems down with catastrophic consequences,
The US Missile Defense Agency has awarded Northrop Grumman with a $332 million contract to integrate the National Ballistic Missile Defense System. "Northrop Grumman Space & Mission Systems Corporation [of] Colorado Springs, Colorado is being awarded $332 million for a modification to the Joint National Integration Center Research and Development contract," the Department of Defense said in a press release Monday
Lockheed Martin to Develop Extra-large Underwater Drone
Russian Navy to Sign Contract for 2 Additional Nuclear-powered Submarines
Japan to Manufacture Aircraft Parts in Malaysia
India, US to Seal $3B Worth Defense Deals Tomorrow
Mobile Phone Led Israelis to Destory Pantsir-S Air Defence Battery in Syria
China’s Z-10 Attack Helicopter Upgraded with Powerful Engine
Japan's F-X Stealth Fighter to Rival US' F-22
Russia Developing New Attack Helicopter ‘Airborne Combat Vehicle’
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