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The Navy’s Railgun Will Get Faster, More Powerful This Summer

The Navy’s futuristic electromagnetic railgun is set to take a major developmental step forward this summer as developers work to increase the number of shots... The Navy’s futuristic electromagnetic railgun is set to take a major dev.....»»

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WATCH: Russia’s Su-35 Wows Crowds at MAKS and Beyond

Russia’s Su-35 fighter jet wowed crowds this week at the MAKS 2017 airshow outside Moscow, according to multiple reports on social media. The twin-engine aircraft... Russia’s Su-35 fighter jet wowed crowds this week at the MAKS 2017 a.....»»

Source:  DefensetechCategory: SecurityJul 20th, 2017Related News

Officials Say Little About F-35 Helmet Glitch in Night Landing Video

Officials Say Little About F-35 Helmet Glitch in Night Landing Video.....»»

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Army to Test 50 Kilowatt Anti-Aircraft Laser Next Year

The head of Army Space and Missile Command on Tuesday laid out a five-year plan for testing high-energy lasers that would be powerful enough to... The head of Army Space and Missile Command on Tuesday laid out a five-year plan for testing high-en.....»»

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US to Turkey: Russian S-400s Aren’t Compatible with NATO Tech

The Pentagon’s top leader says Turkey’s plan to purchase Russian surface-to-air-missile systems raises questions about NATO compatibility and deployment. Turkey, a NATO ally, last week... The Pentagon’s top leader says Turkey.....»»

Source:  DefensetechCategory: SecurityJul 17th, 2017Related News

Marines Still Searching for Perfect Drone Countermeasure Technology

As the proliferation of commercially available drones intensifies around the world, with enemy forces including ISIS using the unmanned systems to spy on and attack... As the proliferation of commercially available drones intensifies around the w.....»»

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Air Force General Welcomes Debate Over ‘Space Corps’

Look past whether a proposed U.S. “Space Corps” — which survived the House version of the fiscal 2018 National Defense Authorization Act late Wednesday —... Look past whether a proposed U.S. “Space Corps” ̵.....»»

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US Approves Another Big Patriot Missile Sale to Eastern Europe

The State Department has given tentative approval to the $3.9 billion sale of Patriot missile systems to Romania, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) said... The State Department has given tentative approval to the $3.9 billion sale of.....»»

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Thinking Outside the Box for the Air Force’s Next-Gen Aircraft

The Air Force’s next-generation aircraft may defy traditional categorization. It’ll likely surpass the F-22 Raptor or F-35 Joint Strike Fighter in range, but may not... The Air Force’s next-generation aircraft may defy tradition.....»»

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Marine Artillery Strike Devastates Syrian ISIS Target in New Video

Ever since the Marine Corps quietly deployed an artillery detachment to Syria to support the coalition assault on Raqqa in February, the troops have operated... Ever since the Marine Corps quietly deployed an artillery detachment to Syria to supp.....»»

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More BACN, Please; Data Node for Global Hawks in High Demand

SOUTHWEST ASIA – In the skies above Iraq and Syria, warfighters are achin’ for some BACN: the communications relay, not the breakfast delight. The Battlefield... SOUTHWEST ASIA – In the skies above Iraq and Syria, warfighters ar.....»»

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Marines Send 3D Printers to Combat Zone to Fix Gear Faster

Three years into the coalition fight against Islamic State militants, the battlefield remains fairly austere, without the major forward bases or large unit presence common... Three years into the coalition fight against Islamic State militants, t.....»»

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The Air Force’s Newest MQ-9 Reaper Drone Is Now Hunting ISIS

The U.S. Air Force‘s newest MQ-9 Reaper drone, the Block 5 variant, has begun hunting the Islamic State, the service said. The medium-altitude drone, nicknamed... The U.S. Air Force‘s newest MQ-9 Reaper drone, the Block 5 variant, has.....»»

Source:  DefensetechCategory: SecurityJun 30th, 2017Related News

First Strike Against North Part Of South Korea’s Defense Strategy

The U.S. tends to avoid talk of a first strike against North Korea but pre-emptive action called the “Kill Chain” is part of the official... The U.S. tends to avoid talk of a first strike against North Korea but pre-emptive action cal.....»»

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Why the F-22 Raptor Didn’t Get the Air-to-Air Kill in Syria

SOUTHWEST ASIA — U.S. fourth-generation fighter jets this month scored some historic air-to-air kills in Syria. On June 18, a Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet conducted... SOUTHWEST ASIA — U.S. fourth-generation fighter jets this month score.....»»

Source:  DefensetechCategory: SecurityJun 27th, 2017Related News

WATCH: Israeli Air Force Strikes Syrian Army Targets

The Israeli air force on Saturday released video showing one of its aircraft striking Syrian army targets after projectiles from Syria were mistakenly fired into... The Israeli air force on Saturday released video showing one of its aircraft stri.....»»

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MiG-35, Russia’s New 4th-Gen Light Fighter, Readies for Combat

SALON DU BOURGET, France — The next addition to Russia’s roster of fighter jets that bridge fourth- and fifth-generation technology may join units as soon... SALON DU BOURGET, France — The next addition to Russia’s roster.....»»

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Air Force’s F-16 ‘Wild Weasels’ Hunt Missile Sites, Destroy Them

SALON DU BOURGET, France — Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons are no strangers to combat, having conducted, as of last year, well over half of... SALON DU BOURGET, France — Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons are no strangers to combat, havi.....»»

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MV-22 Ospreys Could Be Next to Get F-35’s Precision Landing System

SALON DU BOURGET, Paris — The system that helps the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter achieve safe and precise landings in any weather could be coming... SALON DU BOURGET, Paris — The system that helps the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter achieve sa.....»»

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Could This Next-Gen Cockpit System End Hypoxia-Like Incidents?

SALON DU BOURGET, France — The manufacturer of cockpit onboard oxygen generation systems for the Navy’s F/A-18 Hornet and T-45 trainer is readying an updated... SALON DU BOURGET, France — The manufacturer of cockpit onboard oxyg.....»»

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