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 Finding needle in a haystack: IARPA searches for ways to find and track foreign ships at sea

Finding needle in a haystack: IARPA searches for ways to find and track foreign ships at sea

November 20, 2014

WASHINGTON, 20 Nov. 2014. U.S. intelligence experts are trying come to grips with thorny issues like international arms smuggling, nuclear materials exchanges, and inter-continental illegal drug trafficking with one of today's most difficult surveillance challenges: finding and tracking foreign ships at sea.

SWATs, SWEATERs, and ANSWERs: Air Force gets serious about spectrum warfare

November 18, 2014

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 18 Nov. 2014. Three new military technology research programs are showing us two things. First, the term "spectrum warfare" is evolving quickly well-understood mainstream usage, and second, spectrum warfare rapidly is taking its place as a top U.S. military priority.

Global demand for military electro-optical and infrared systems to reach $16.35 Billion by 2020

Global demand for military electro-optical and infrared systems to reach $16.35 Billion by 2020

November 17, 2014

DALLAS, 17 Nov. 2014. Global demand for military electro-optical and infrared sensors is expected to reach $16.35 billion by 2020, rising at a combined annual growth rate of 7.71 percent, predict analysts at market research MarketsandMarkets in Dallas.

High voltage adjustable module from Pico can be used in military or industrial apps

November 16, 2014

The SAR series of high-voltage adjustable modules is available with a 5 VDC or 12 VDC input to provide an isolated 100 to 1500 VDC output at 3 W.

Arête to build UAV multispectral sensor payload to protect attacking Marines from hidden mines

Arête to build UAV multispectral sensor payload to protect attacking Marines from hidden mines

November 14, 2014

PANAMA CITY, Fla., 14 Nov. 2014. Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) sensor payload experts at Arête Associates in Tucson, Ariz., are building UAV-based multispectral sensors to detect and pinpoint mines and obstacles in beach surf zones to help keep Marines safe during amphibious attacks.

Air Force to enable smart weapons to track and kill sources of electronic warfare (EW) jamming

Air Force to enable smart weapons to track and kill sources of electronic warfare (EW) jamming

November 13, 2014

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla., 13 Nov. 2014. The U.S. Air Force is developing special versions of two smart munitions that track and attack sources of electronic warfare (EW) jamming directed to throw the weapons off from their intended targets.

Viewer system from Sensors Unlimited helps pinpoint battlefield lasers for fast targeting

Viewer system from Sensors Unlimited helps pinpoint battlefield lasers for fast targeting

November 6, 2014

CHARLOTTE, N.C., 6 Nov. 2014. Sensors Unlimited, a UTC Aerospace Systems business is introducing a compact, modular shortwave infrared (SWIR) viewer system called the Warrior handheld/weapon/helmet (HWH) to help view all battlefield lasers during the day and at night.

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