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Thales supplying Crowsnest radar system to Royal Navy

Thales is to supply Britains Royal Navy with a new airborne and surveillance capability under a subcontract from Lockheed Martin UK. The...

NASA, ESA astronauts install new lithium ion batteries on ISS

Astronauts from NASA and the European Space Agency conducted a spacewalk to install new lithium ion batteries aboard the International Space...

U.S. Navy helos getting Lockheed Martin counter-missile capability

Lockheed Martin is to provide enhanced electronic warfare surveillance and countermeasure capabilities against anti-ship missiles to U.S. Navy...

India launches second Scorpene-class submarine

A second Indian-built Scorpene-class submarine was launched in Mumbai for the Indian Navy Thursday by Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited. The...

EDA launches program to improve IED detection

The European Defense Agency has launched a new program aiming to develop technologies for detecting and neutralizing improvised explosive...

Consulting firm Gartner to purchase CEB for $2.6B

Connecticut-based technology research and consulting firm Gartner has agreed to a deal worth $2.6 billion in cash and stock to purchase...

U.S. solar groups to speak after Trump inauguration

The U.S. Energy Department said experts would be on hand at a California summit to discuss solar power, less than two weeks after Donald Trump...

Saab, UAE sign radar support deal

An airborne surveillance system of the United Arab Emirates is receiving maintenance and support services from Saab under a new two-year...

MBDA submits proposal for TLVS development in Germany

MBDA Missile Systems German subsidiary submitted its proposal for the development of TLVS, the planned follow-up to the MEADS defense system. ...

News anchors set off Amazon Echo while reporting childs accidental order

Amazon Echo owners have reported that news anchors and other voices can accidentally activate the smart speaker. Viewers of Texas-based news...

DARPA awards Sikorsky Phase 3 contract for ALIAS program

Lockheed Martin subsidiary Sikorsky has received a Phase 3 contract for the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Project Agencys cockpit automation...

Textron begins testing Common Unmanned Surface Vehicle

Textron Systems Unmanned Systems began on-water testing for the 4th-generation Common Unmanned Surface Vehicle, a project for the U.S. Navy. The...

Airbus supplying multi-mode radar for Coast Guard cutter

Multi-mode radar is to be supplied to Lockheed Martin by the U.S. subsidiary of Airbus Defense and Space for installation on a new Coast Guard...

Blood-testing startup Theranos to lay off 41% of staff

Blood-testing startup Theranos Inc. announced plans to lay off 41 percent of its staff. The Silicon Valley company said it will eliminate 155...

Custom-fit drone sweaters make drones look and feel less cold

A San Francisco-based artist is helping drones become both more efficient and approachable by making them custom-fitted sweaters. Danielle...