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April 18, 2014
Raytheon awarded first international contract for Paveway IV
Harlow, UK (SPX) Apr 16, 2014
Raytheon Company received a contract from an international customer for Paveway IV precision guided bombs valued at more than $200m. As part of the sale Raytheon will deliver hundreds of the advanced munitions, which are regarded as the 'weapon of choice' for the Royal Air Force. The contract represents the first sale of Paveway IV outside the U.K. "This contract is an export boost to the U.K. It will help support hundreds of manufacturing and engineering jobs at Raytheon's facilities and in ... read more
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Facebook rolls out 'nearby friends' feature
Facebook on Thursday began rolling out a feature allowing users of its mobile app to use smartphone location to discover friends near them. ... more

Fourth officer charged in US Navy bribery scandal
A fourth US Navy officer has been charged with leaking information to a foreign defense contractor in exchange for cash and other gifts in a widening bribery scandal, officials said Thursday. ... more

Raytheon UK to export Paveway IV
Raytheon UK reports it has received an order for Paveway IV precision guided bombs from an unidentified international customer. ... more
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BAE Systems announces mobile app for Google Glass devices
A mobile application for use with Google Glass devices for geospatial intelligence data collection and photo reporting has been announced by BAE Systems. ... more


Illegal logging widespread in Peru, says study
A 14-year-old policy to encourage sustainable logging in Peru's Amazonian forest has unwittingly led to large-scale plundering, a study said Thursday. ... more
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CubeSats, SmallSats and MicroSats

A European bear's point of view, finally on film
They love their larvae, snore like troopers when they sleep on their sides and, for reasons unknown, get a kick out of pushing over the trunks of dead trees. ... more

Fifth Boeing GPS IIF Satellite Joins Global Positioning System
The accuracy of the Global Positioning System (GPS) has been improved with the recent handover of a fifth Boeing GPS IIF satellite to the U.S. Air Force. The newest addition to the GPS constellation ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Russia to 'boost military presence' on disputed Kurils

Rouhani says Iran bears no hostility to the world

F-35 in first international flight

US to send 'non-lethal' military aid to Ukraine: Hagel

ISS to Beam Video via Laser Back to Earth

US settlement reached to sell Iran-owned skyscraper in New York

Iraq policeman dies shielding recruits, attacks kill 21


Satellite Navigation Failure Confirms Urgent Need for Backup
The world's global positioning industry watched in disbelief on April 2, 2014, as all of the 24 GLONASS satellites that make up Russia's equivalent of the GPS system failed at once. This unprecedent ... more

Hyperspectral Software Announced for Airborne Applications
Headwall has released its new Hyperspec III application software featuring a powerful set of hyperspectral data acquisition management tools. The enhanced software suite represents an easy-to-use pl ... more

Indian navigation satellite soars into orbit, step closer to own GPS-like system
The Indian Space Research Organization successfully launched its IRNSS-1B navigation satellite into space - the second of seven satellites which are bringing India steps closer to providing an alter ... more
UAV Payloads 2014, 24 - 25 June - London, UK
International Conference on Protection of Materials and Structures From Space Environment
Nuclear Supply Chain Summit - April 28-29 Greenville SC
Training Space Professionals Since 1970

Tempur-Pedic Mattress Comparison & Memory Foam Mattress Review

PSLV-C24 Launches India's Second Dedicated Navigation Satellite IRNSS-1B
ISRO's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C24 has successfully launched IRNSS-1B, the second satellite in the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS). The launch took place on April 04 ... more

Russian Lawmakers Approve Satellite Navigation Hub in Nicaragua
Russian lawmakers have endorsed draft legislation to allow the country to set up a satellite navigation monitoring system in Nicaragua, a Cabinet committee said Tuesday. "The agreement is aime ... more
24/7 News Coverage
12 Nepalese guides killed in worst-ever Everest accident

Thousands evacuated near Peru volcano

Illegal logging widespread in Peru, says study

Japan to redesign Antarctic whale hunt after UN court ruling

NASA Highlights Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission at Local Fair

S.Africa, Mozambique reach deal to fight rhino poaching

Sub dives deeper in hunt for missing MH370


India to have own satellite navigation system by 2015
India is expected to have its own satellite navigation system by the first quarter of 2015 with four of its satellites in space, said an official of Indian space agency. India is expected to have it ... more

USAF Awards Lockheed Martin Full Production Contracts For Next Two GPS 3 Satellites
The U.S. Air Force awarded Lockheed Martin more than $245 million in contract options to complete production of its seventh and eighth next-generation Global Positioning System satellites, known as ... more

Emergency management in Arctic: Experts offer seven key recommendations
Inadequate risk assessment, planning and training are among the gaps in many parts of Canada's Arctic, compounding the challenges of brutal weather, vast distances, difficult transportation and spot ... more
Oyster aquaculture could significantly improve Potomac River estuary water quality

Pioneering findings on the dual role of carbon dioxide in photosynthesis

Danone says China recall weighs on first-quarter sales

Catching the Invisible Wave

New 'switch' could power quantum computing

Researchers bolster development of programmable quantum computers

Germany asks U.S. for P-3C Orion upgrade

F-35 in first international flight

Diligent Consulting tapped for Air Force Network support

China gears up for huge car show, eyeing growth prospects

ORNL study pegs fuel economy costs of common practices

KYOCERA's Solar-Powered Recharging Station for Electric Vehicles Installed at SHINTEC HOZUMI for Disaster Prevention


Great earthquakes, water under pressure, high risk
The largest earthquakes occur where oceanic plates move beneath continents. Obviously, water trapped in the boundary between both plates has a dominant influence on the earthquake rupture process. ... more

FAA Approves DeLorme Communicator For Service In Alaska
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Alaska Flight Services has announced that the DeLorme inReach satellite communicator has been approved for the Enhanced Special Reporting Service (eSRS) pro ... more

Australia investing in new defense technology proposals
Australian has committed $11.8 million for development of future defense technology in the latest round of its Capability and Technology Demonstrator Program. ... more

Brazilian troops receive new armored vehicles
The Brazilian Army has delivered the first batch of Guarani Armored Personnel Transport Vehicles to a mechanized infantry unit in Western Parana state. ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Russia may lose energy game over Ukraine, U.S. says

Obama launches measures to support solar energy in US

Fracking study in Pennsylvania finds few water concerns

Deep sea rocks may be future source for rare earth metals

BOEM extends planning time for OCS renewables

N.D. governor questions coal pollution limits

Chinese dream trumps environment as cars sales boom


Sentinel-1 controllers ready for hectic first days


'StratoBus' drone-satellite hybrid to provide new level of surveillance


Satellite 'pings' revealed missing Malaysia plane's path


First GLONASS satellite in 2014 put in orbit


LockMart Taps General Dynamics For Network Element On GPS 3 Birds


Tracking endangered leatherback sea turtles by satellite, key habitats identified


Fierce 2012 magnetic storm barely missed Earth


Toward 'vanishing' electronics and unlocking nanomaterials' power potential


Orbit Logic Delivers Collection Planning Software to New Customer


NASA's STEREO Studies Extreme Space Weather

Researchers: Northeast Greenland ice loss accelerating

Astro Aerospace Delivers Antennas For Next-Gen GPS III Satellites 3 through 6

Exelis completes transmitter assemblies for first GPS III satellite payload

New Airborne GPS Technology for Weather Conditions Takes Flight

ESA to certify first Galileo position fixes worldwide

Robots, hands-free wizardry wows at high-tech fair

Concerns and Considerations with the Naming of Mars Craters

China surprises with flight search satellite photos

US hits 'provocative' China move on Philippine ships

THEMIS Discovers New Process that Protects Earth from Space Weather

Russia plans to launch new Glonass satellite on March 24

UoSAT-2 clocks up an outstanding 30 years of in-orbit operations

McMurdo Announces Global Availability of Maritime Fleet Management Software

Japan researchers testing tiny ear computer

Volcanoes, including Mount Hood in the US, can quickly become active

New Wireless Tagging And Tracking Capability For Managing Sensitive Assets

'Mission of Firsts' Showcased New Range-Safety Technology at NASA Wallops

Northrop Grumman Provides Inertial Navigation Products for TiltRotor Aircraft

Fifth Boeing GPS IIF Spacecraft Sends Initial Signals from Space

Raytheon demonstrates Griffin Block III missile

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