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  • 2 March 2009

    Raytheon Tests Advanced Missile Warning Sensor

    Raytheon Company has successfully completed testing of an infrared missile warning sensor that can monitor an entire hemisphere from a single telescope. The sensor represents a major technological advance in...

  • 1 March 2009

    Boeings ScanEagle UAS Completes Singapore Navy Trials

    Boeing’s fully autonomous unmanned aircraft system (UAS), ScanEagle has successfully completed a ship-based trial with the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN). During the trial the long-endurance ScanEagle UAS, was launched...

  • 1 March 2009

    UK Envisions Pilotless Air Force

    Improvements in Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) technology could eventually lead to a Royal Air Force consisting entirely of pilotless drones. Speaking at the launch of the UK Ministry of Defence’s...

  • 23 February 2009

    US Prepares to Test Future Combat Systems

    US soldiers and civilians at White Sands Missile Range are preparing to test the army's future combat systems (FCS) programme later this year. Technicians have begun loading up vehicles with...

  • 18 February 2009

    France Embarks on Metric Precision Ammunition Studies

    The French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) has announced the awarding of a new contract to fund studies into innovative metric precision ammunitions. The design and manufacture contract will be conducted...

  • 15 February 2009

    British and French Submarines in Atlantic Collision

    Two nuclear submarines, Britain's HMS Vanguard and France's Le Triomphant where severely damaged in an underwater collision earlier this February. The submarines are believed to have clashed while on patrol...

  • 11 February 2009

    UK Hails Latest Spy Plane as a Success

    The UK Royal Air Force (RAF) has hailed the Airborne Stand-Off Radar (ASTOR) system on the Sentinel R1 aircraft as a success after returning from trials in Afghanistan. The aircraft...

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