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Cassini Spacecraft Reveals 101 Geysers and more on Icy Saturn Moon     July 29, 2014

Scientists using mission data from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft have identified 101 distinct geysers erupting on Saturn’s icy moon Enceladus. Their analysis suggests it is possible for liquid water to reach from the moon’s underground sea all the way to its surface.More>>

Tiny laser sensor heightens bomb detection sensitivity     July 23, 2014

A team of researchers led by Xiang Zhang, UC Berkeley professor of mechanical engineering, has found a way to dramatically increase the sensitivity of a light-based plasmon sensor to detect incredibly minute concentrations of explosives. More>>

DoD Night Vision Devices Market Falls due to Procurement Program Completions and Budget Cuts     July 23, 2014

Though the night vision device market continues to innovate, budget cuts are stifling research and development (R&D), and procurement of advanced image intensification (I2), infrared (IR)/thermal, and fused night vision technologies. More>>

U.S. team captures Silver in 2014 International Rocketry Challenge     July 21, 2014

The U.S. student rocketry team, sponsored by Raytheon Company, captured second place in the 2014 International Rocketry Challenge in Farnborough, England on July 18, 2014. The team from France placed first and the team from the U.K. placed third. The five-member team is from Creekview High School...More>>

Firth Rixson and Snecma (Safran) Sign LEAP Engine Contract Worth Over $200 Million     July 16, 2014

Firth Rixson and Safran's leading aero engine company, Snecma, have today announced that they have signed a critical supplier contract worth over an estimated $200 million initially. More>>

MTS Technology Used in Development of New Fuel-Efficient Jet Engines     July 15, 2014

MTS Systems Corporation announces that it recently delivered a state-of-the-art test system to French aircraft engine manufacturer Snecma (Safran). More>>

Chemring Technology Solutions Develops the World's First Miniaturised GPS Anti-jamming Technology     July 14, 2014

Chemring Technology Solutions has developed GINCAN - the world's first miniaturised GPS anti-jamming technology.More>>

US Air Force integrating Raytheon aircraft-tracking transponders     July 14, 2014

Raytheon Company has started integrating Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) capabilities for the U.S. Air Force's largest airplanes to ensure that the service meets an international deadline for equipping military aircraft with the latest satellite-based cooperative aircraft...More>>

US Air Force awards Raytheon $80 million for MALD-J     July 14, 2014

Raytheon Company has been awarded an $80,768,012 firm-fixed-price and cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the Lot 7 Miniature Air Launched Decoy Jammer (MALD-J) missile (200 each) to include: data, mission planning, process verification program, and operational flight software. More>>

NASA Launches New Carbon-Sensing Mission to Monitor Earth's Breathing     July 3, 2014

NASA successfully launched its first spacecraft dedicated to studying atmospheric carbon dioxide.More>>










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