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DARPA seeks technologies to improve infantry effectiveness against unseen, unconventional enemy

DARPA seeks technologies to improve infantry effectiveness against unseen, unconventional enemy

ARLINGTON, Va., 26 Feb. 2015. U.S. military researchers are asking industry to find news ways to make small units of infantry warfighters more effectively and deadly using existing infantry weapons and unmanned systems.

DARPA approaches industry for unmanned sensors to monitor Arctic land, sea, and air traffic

DARPA approaches industry for unmanned sensors to monitor Arctic land, sea, and air traffic

ARLINGTON, Va., 25 Feb. 2015. U.S. military researchers are asking industry to develop unmanned sensors able to operate in harsh environments to monitor surface, aircraft, and submarine traffic above the Arctic Circle.

Army to buy more than 2,000 Hellfire missiles for Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Jordan, Iraq, Egypt, and Australia

Army to buy more than 2,000 Hellfire missiles for Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Jordan, Iraq, Egypt, and Australia

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala., 25 Feb. 2015. U.S. Army anti-armor missile experts are ordering more than 2,000 U.S.-made Hellfire II tactical missiles for the governments of Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Jordan, Iraq, Egypt, and Australia.

Air Force asks Northrop Grumman to beef-up cyber security for BACN battlefield communications

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass., 18 Feb. 2015. Military communications experts at Northrop Grumman Corp. are beefing-up a major airborne battlefield communications system to protect it from computer hackers and other cyber security threats.

Army to build special UAV airport at Fort Bliss, Texas

U.S. Army unmanned vehicles experts are building a special airport for Grey Eagle and Shadow unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) at the Fort Bliss Army post near El Paso, Texas, to support the Army's 1st Armored Division.

Navy orders Blackjack small tactical UAVs

U.S. Navy officials are buying three new RQ-21A Blackjack small tactical UAVs to provide surveillance capability for U.S. Marine Corps and Navy tactical commanders.

Navy expands Triton facilities at Point Mugu

U.S. Navy leaders are expanding the basing and infrastructure to support the Navy's future fleet of Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton Broad Area Maritime Surveillance long-range unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in Southern California, issuing a $16.4 million contract to expand Triton UAV support facilities at Point Mugu Naval Air Station.

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