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NIGERIA: This Is No Joke

March 31, 2016 by · Comment
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AIR DEFENSE: South Korea Replaces Hawk

March 31, 2016 by · Comment
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AIR WEAPONS: India Tries To Survive A Broken ARM

March 31, 2016 by · Comment
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Joint Chiefs Chairman: No, NATO’s Not Obsolete

In fact, the alliance soon could join the fight against ISIS, adds Defense Secretary Carter.

Poor Management of Security Badges Leaves Federal Buildings Vulnerable to Shooters, Terrorist Attacks

GSA is not tracking entry badges properly, IG finds.

SUDAN: Darfur Forever War Defeats South Africa

March 30, 2016 by · Comment
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MURPHY’S LAW: Stress Kills In Unexpected Ways

March 30, 2016 by · Comment
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MORALE: Tradition, Taste And The End Of Cans

March 30, 2016 by · Comment
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LEADERSHIP: Can Popularity Save The A-10?

March 30, 2016 by · Comment
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Pentagon Exec Used Subordinates as His Personal Chauffeur, IG Finds

Rides to airport and building escort duty violated rules and demeaned underlings, IG said.

Border Agents Seized Goods Tied To Forced Labor For The First Time Since 2001

The agency said it had information “indicating that the Tangshan Sanyou Group and its subsidiaries utilize convict labor in the production of the merchandise.”

SYRIA: The Tide Turns

March 29, 2016 by · Comment
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ELECTRONIC WEAPONS: How To Predict The Unfought Cyber War

March 29, 2016 by · Comment
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PROCUREMENT: AMRAAM Envy

March 29, 2016 by · Comment
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WARPLANES: Russian UAVs Reach The Pacific

March 29, 2016 by · Comment
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Tata Power SED to Produce Active Protection Systems for Saab

March 29, 2016 by · Comment
Filed under: Force Protection, India, Sweden, Syndicated Industry News 
At Defexpo 2016 TATA Power SED displayed a model of the LEDS 150 active protection system integrated on a T-90 tank, anticipating Indian Army interest in such solutions. Photo: Noam Eshel, Defense-UpdateThe Swedish defense company Saab and Indian company Tata Power Strategic Engineering Division (Tata Power SED) have started the process of manufacturing Self-Protection Systems for Land-based Platforms, for the Indian market and for export to Saab’s global market.
              

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Defense-Update 2016-03-29 13:18:15

March 29, 2016 by · Comment
Filed under: missile defense, Syndicated Industry News 
An FIM-92 Stinger missile is fired downrange from the Army's new Multi-Mission Launcher tube at an Eglin Air Force Base range March 23, 2016. The Air Force's 96th Test Wing hosted the Army's Cruise Missile Defense Systems Project Office and Raytheon to demonstrate the new launch platform's capabilities. Photo: USAF by Samuel King Jr.The U.S. Army successfully fired a Stinger missile from its newest launch platform last week. The test was part of a demonstration of the Army's new Indirect Fire Protection Capability Increment 2-Intercept (IFPC Inc 2-I) platform's Multi-Mission Launcher (MML).
              

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Extended Range Modifications Could Double the Range of Current Howitzers

March 29, 2016 by · Comment
Filed under: Syndicated Industry News 
The newly modified M777A2 howitzer has the potential to double the system's current artillery range. Benet Labs designed the tube and Picatinny designed all of the carriage modifications. Photo by Erin Usawicz.Picatinny Arsenal engineers have been working to create a longer, newly modified M777A2 howitzer that has the potential to double the range of current M777 artillery systems. Charged with developing technology to extend the range of all 155mm artillery, the Extended Range Cannon Artillery (ERCA) project is funded by science and technology office at the US Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC).
              

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Alpha Design to Assemble Hermes UAVs in India

March 29, 2016 by · Comment
Filed under: Elbit Systems, India, Syndicated Industry News 
Alpha Design, a long term partner of Elbit Systems, will enter the UAV business as a supplier, manufacturer and subcontractor for Elbit Systems' for the Hermes 900 and 450 line of UAVs, providing the airframe manufacturing and assembly for the drones. Photo: Noam Eshel, Defense-UpdateElbit Systems and Alpha Design company of India are announcing today (Wednesday) an agreement to build Hermes 900 and Hermes 450 unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in India, for domestic customers and for export.
              

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DRDO Displays MRSAM Fire Unit at DEFEXPO

March 29, 2016 by · Comment
Filed under: IAI, India, Israel, Syndicated Industry News 
MRSAM fire unit, unveiled at Defexpo 2016 by DRDO. Photo: Noam Eshel, Defense-UpdateThe Indian Defense Research & Development Organization (DRDO) unveiled at Defexpo 2016 the fire unit of Medium Range Surface-to-Air (MRSAM) missile system, developed and manufactured for the Indian Air Force and Army.
              

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Reliance Forms JV with Rafael, to Focus on Missiles & Aerostats

March 29, 2016 by · Comment
Filed under: India, Israel, Syndicated Industry News 

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The Apple-FBI Showdown Is Over

The FBI gained access to the iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters—without Cupertino's help.

SOMALIA: Family First

March 28, 2016 by · Comment
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ELECTRONIC WEAPONS: Making Radar Signals Dance

March 28, 2016 by · Comment
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MURPHY’S LAW: Brownout

March 28, 2016 by · Comment
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