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Counterfeit parts in military and aviation systems – the problem is getting worse: Part 1

Military, News, USA October 19, 2014 at 10:00

The entire homeland security sector relies heavily on sophisticated electronic systems. Is there a danger they will fail at the moment of truth due to having fake parts? Experts believe [...]

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HoverLite

HoverLite: New Intelligence gathering solution

Stark Aerospace, a U.S subsidiary of IAI, has unveiled the HoverLite tactical tethered hovering aerial ISR system. This is a new hovering intelligence gathering platform designed for the U.S market [...]

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iHLS TV Special Edition – Interview with INNOCON President Zvika Nave Part 2

iHLS TV Special Edition – Interview with INNOCON President Zvika Nave Part 2

iHLS TV Special Edition – Interview with INNOCON President Zvika Nave on UAVs and UAS – Part 2. Click here for part 1

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Is Data the Best Preparation Against Natural Disasters?

Big Data and Open data and analytics have become fundamental tools in disaster preparedness, experts say. But public officials aren’t using them enough. Lucy Jones, a seismologist at the U.S. [...]

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Navy Debuts Unmanned Robotic Boats with New Swarm Capability

The technology gives a glimpse of how the Navy could man and equip itself in the decades ahead. An unmanned seven-meter rigid hulled inflatable boat operates autonomously during an Office [...]

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US soldiers arriving in Monrovia, Liberia

US military planes arrive at epicenter of Ebola

Monrovia, Liberia: Six U.S. military planes arrived in the Ebola hot zone Thursday with more Marines, as West Africa’s leaders pleaded for the world’s help in dealing with a crisis [...]

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Counter IED and Mine System unveiled

Counter IED and Mine System unveiled

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) unveiled its new CIMS (Counter IED and Mine Suite) – an integrated suite of sensors for protection of tactical maneuvering vehicles. Although mines and IEDs (Improvised [...]

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Microsoft says NSA spying hit trust in the cloud

A senior Microsoft spokesman says that government surveillance has damaged trust in the cloud and in the company itself, pushing the latter to focus more on data privacy and security. [...]

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Aeronautics Dominator XP

Growing interest in the Dominator XP UAS

The Mexican armed forces are operating the Aeronautics Dominator XP unmanned air system (UAS).Negotiations are underway with some other potential clients. The first export contract of the Dominator XP was [...]

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ODNI crowsources speech-recognition software

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) wants to crowdsource ideas for software that would make human speech recorded in noisy environments more easily translated into less error-prone data. Speech-recognition [...]

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אילוסטרציה

The South Korean government wants drones to scout fish

South Korea’s government unveiled a plan to commercialize unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) by 2023 to help deep-sea fishing vessels find fish. The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy released the [...]

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Troops fighting Ebola will earn up to $400 extra per month

Airmen from the 633rd Medical Group set up tents for a 25-bed hospital to aid Liberian health workers infected with Ebola on October 8 near Monrovia, Liberia. U.S. troops deploying [...]

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צוללת מדגם דולפין

Israel to receive its fifth Dolphin-class submarine within a year

The Israeli navy’s fleet of Dolphin-class subs is expanding. The fifth vessel is expected to arrive in Israel within a year’s time and join its “deep sea fleet”. The submarine, [...]

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Elbit Systems WideBridge™

WideBridge solution: For mission-critical secure broadband services

Applications, Israel, Law Enforcement, Military, Networking, News, USA October 15, 2014 at 19:00

Elbit Systems WideBridge™ solution provides ease of use secure multimedia and situational awareness services, using FirstNet LTE networks together with LMR networks. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science & [...]

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Aeronautics Orbiter-3

Orbiter 3 to be manufactured in Azerbaijan

Another Israeli-developed unmanned air system (UAS) may be manufactured in Azerbaijan. Azad Systems, an unmanned air systems (UAS) company from Azerbaijan, may soon begin to manufacture the Israeli-developed Orbiter-3 UAS. [...]

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