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A New Meteor Shower in May?     May 6, 2014

The head of NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office, Dr. Bill Cooke, often lets cameras do his sky watching for him. He and his colleagues operate a nationwide network of automated fireball observatories that capture anything that burns into Earth’s atmosphere. More>>

L-3 WESCAM Demonstrates MX™-25D Electro-Optical Technologies on Apache Helicopter for U.S. Army     May 5, 2014

L‐3 WESCAM announced successful ground and flight demonstrations of its MX-25D at the U.S. Army’s Redstone Test Center (RTC) in Alabama. More>>

Wearable Technology and Privacy for Businesses     May 2, 2014

Wearable technology is at the forefront of the news lately. Many people are worried about some shifty eyed passer-by with Google Glass, Samsung Gear, or some other device snapping their picture or stealing their personal information. Businesses worry about employees or visitors stealing...More>>

Northrop Grumman to Provide Dismounted IED Jammers for US Marine Corps     April 30, 2014

The U.S. Marine Corps has selected Northrop Grumman Corporation to provide electronic jamming backpack systems to counter the threat of roadside improvised explosive devices (IEDs).More>>

MDA selected to define robotic concepts for deep-space missions     April 29, 2014

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company"), a global communications and information company, today announced that it has received two contracts from the Canadian Space Agency to define critical technologies and assess potential contributions that Canada could make to future...More>>

Discovered: A Cold, Close Neighbor of the Sun     April 28, 2014

NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) and Spitzer Space Telescope have discovered what appears to be the coldest "brown dwarf" known -- a dim, star-like body that surprisingly is as frosty as Earth's North Pole. More>>

Chemring Technology Solutions Launches World's First Short Range Multi-firing Initiator System     April 28, 2014

Chemring Technology Solutions launches Breach MC, a lightweight, multi-circuit explosive initiator which is the only short range selectable firing system available in the market.More>>

Inertial Navigation System Market worth $4.63 Billion by 2019     April 25, 2014

According to a new market research report the "Inertial Navigation System Market by Product (Marine grade, Navigation grade, Tactical grade, and Commercial grade), Technology (Mechanical, Fiber optic gyro (FOG), Ring laser gyro (RLG), Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS), Hemispherical Resonator...More>>

Expedient Personal Emergency Radiation Detectors Free to First Responders     April 24, 2014

As the Cold War rekindles, is offering free color-indicating expedient radiation detectors to all U.S. police and firefighters. This technology was created by the Department of Defense to aid first responders in response to 9/11. The radiation detectors look like dots...More>>

Lockheed Martin sensor will analyze space weather     April 22, 2014

Palo Alto, CA – Lockheed Martin has delivered a new solar analysis payload that will help scientists measure and forecast space weather, which can damage satellites, electrical grids, and communications systems on Earth. More>>

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