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Report: Secret Service Blunders Eased White House Intruder’s Way

Report: Secret Service Blunders Eased White House Intruder’s Way

Counter Terror, News, Perimeter Security, USA November 18, 2014 at 13:00

A succession of “performance, organizational, technical” and other failures by the Secret Service enabled an intruder to climb a fence and enter the White House in September. This, according to [...]

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Ghost UAV nears operational status

Ghost UAV nears operational status

IAI is among the presenters at the upcoming Autonomous Unmanned Systems & Robotics Expo on November 25-26 2014 The mini hovering unmanned system (UAS) GHOST, developed and produced by Israel [...]

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Command & Control of Unmanned Platforms Based on Rugged Systems

Milper is among the presenters at the upcoming Autonomous Unmanned Systems & Robotics Expo on November 25-26 2014 Israel local development and production of rugged computerized systems based on off-the-shelf [...]

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An Israeli system will protect German Air Force aircraft from shoulder launched missiles

Shoulder launched missiles in the hands of extremist terrorist groups pose a threat to both civil and military aviation. This threat is further underscored these days, when fundamentalist organizations such [...]

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Changes in Israeli airspace ahead of the AUS&R 2014 conference

Changes in Israeli airspace ahead of the AUS&R 2014 conference

The preparations ahead of the AUS&R 2014 Conference to be held next Wednesday, November 26 at Rishon LeZion amphi-park are almost complete. The unmanned systems airshow and display required highly [...]

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Pentagon Counter-IED Group heads to Iraq as attacks surge

The Pentagon’s Joint IED Defeat Organization (JIEDDO) is preparing to deploy members to Iraq where 145 roadside bomb attacks carried out by Islamic State militants killed more than 804 people and wounded [...]

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DARPA director calls for cyber security change

DARPA director calls for cyber security change

Cyber Security, News, USA November 16, 2014 at 19:00

In a recent C-SPAN interview by Mary Jordon from the Washington Post, Dr. Arati Prabhakar, director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), conducted stated: “The attacks are happening in microseconds, [...]

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Mini and micro BlueBird UAVs: Eye in the sky

Mini and micro BlueBird UAVs: Eye in the sky

BlueBird is among the presenters at the upcoming Autonomous Unmanned Systems & Robotics Expo on November 25-26 2014 Natural disasters, e.g. a flood, an earthquake, a tsunami and so on, [...]

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How Can Technology Fight Ebola in Off-the-Grid

How Can Technology Fight Ebola in Off-the-Grid

Africa, Ebola, News, Public Health, USA November 16, 2014 at 13:00

“You have very little cellphone coverage,” said Steven Van Roekel, chief innovation officer at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). “You have unreliable power everywhere. Devices you would want to [...]

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Amazon's UAV

Amazon to begin testing same-day delivery drones in Cambridge

Amazon is planning to test drones in Cambridge, England, as the battle to offer consumers same-day deliveries heats up. The US company announced with considerable fanfare late last year that [...]

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iHLS TV – Special Review: unmanned aerial systems and vehicles

iHLS TV – Special Review: unmanned aerial systems and vehicles

iHLS TV Special Review: Airborne and aerial unmanned and autonomous systems and vehicles as unveiled by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI). iHLS Israel Homeland Security

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Disaster prevention along oil and gas pipes

Red Waves Systems is among the presenters at the upcoming Autonomous Unmanned Systems & Robotics Expo on November 25-26 2014 Long pipe infrastructure, which could sometimes stretch for thousands of [...]

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Hurricane images from a UAV direct to your smartphone: the technology is already here

Hurricane images from a UAV direct to your smartphone: the technology is already here

SDI is among the presenters at the upcoming Autonomous Unmanned Systems & Robotics Expo on November 25-26 2014 Until not so long ago, we have grown accustomed to having Unmanned [...]

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DOD civilians can opt out of the Ebola quarantine

Africa, Ebola, Emergency Medical Services, News, Public Health, USA November 15, 2014 at 07:00

Defense civilian workers deployed to West Africa can choose one of two options upon their departure from Ebola-stricken countries, if they do not show any signs of the disease’s symptoms: [...]

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Between Crises: If and When Russia Fights ISIS

Between Crises: If and When Russia Fights ISIS

Counter Terror, INSS, ISIS, Military, News, Russia November 14, 2014 at 15:00

Zvi Magen Russia has not (yet) joined the US-led coalition against ISIS, and its official spokespersons have not spared their criticism of the coalition’s management of the struggle. What are [...]

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