Geo-politics

Geo-politics

The federal sequestration budget cuts threaten to return U.S. intelligence gathering capabilities back to pre-9/11 days if implemented wholesale, with furloughs and force reductions,...

Italy in many ways has taken the place of Israel in the Turkish defense market. Alenia Aermacchi has signed an agreement with the SSM, the...

A “group of mostly Middle East- and North Africa-based criminal hackers are preparing to launch a cyber attack campaign" beginning this week  “against websites...

The UN is a useless organization supplying jobs around the world. In this weird situation the organization's "Peace keeping" forces are a bad joke. The...

The US must increase its intelligence- gathering capacity in Africa 15-fold in the short term to counter the threat posed by regional Islamic extremist...

The handset maker announced that its Knox-enabled mobile devices have been approved by the Pentagon for government use. Samsung's Knox software offers high-level encryption,...

By Frank J. Cilluffo, Sharon L. Cardash, and  George C. Salmoiraghi INSS - Cyber Warfare Program In many ways, deterrence in cyberspace is eminently more complicated...

The Americans do not believe in perimeter defenses around airports, in spite of the proven performance of these systems. U.S. airport perimeter manufacturers — makers...

The US Air Force is looking at equipping its General Atomics Reaper unmanned aircraft with a British-developed, man-in-the-loop missile better able to reduce collateral...

The U.S. Air Force has been quietly developing and has finally fielded a permanent solution to protect its crucial satellite communications signals from interference,...

The U.S. Army, through the System of Systems Integration (SoSI) Directorate, plans to evaluate the use of tactical routers on vehicles. Such routers will enable multiple users and systems on board and nearby combat vehicles to access vehicular networks and distributed IP based services while maintaining high level of security.

The subsidiary of Elbit Systems in Brazil will supply electro-optic systems to Savis Tecnologia e Sistemas for the Brazilian border security program “Sisfron”. The...

Elbit Systems will supply electro-optical observation and surveillance systems for the Brazilian border security program known as 'SISFRON'. The systems will be supplied via Elbit Systems' Brazilian subsidiary AEL Sistemas, starting in 2014

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has abandoned, for now, its proposal to allow travelers to carry small knives on airplanes owing to significant opposition...

The US Army has been using the M160 remotely controlled flail robot built by the Croatian company DOK-ING in Afghanistan for route clearance missions....

In 2011, at the request of Russia, the FBI questioned Tamerlan Tsatnaev to see whether he was affiliated with Chechen Islamic terrorist networks. The...

The US Army is finally integrating a blue-force tracking system common to manoeuvre and logistics elements. For the first time on the battlefield, maneuver and logistics forces will share situational awareness and messaging, forming a complete and seamless operational picture.

The Israeli aviation security experts were the first to criticize the changes in the regulations that would allow airline passengers in the U.S to...

Israeli security experts say that the free sale of some materials that can be used for homemade explosives is a "big mistake" One expert said...

Rio Olympic organizers announced that security is “a top priority” as the city prepares for the 2016 Games. This follows the Boston bombing. Israeli security...

Israeli companies are planning to offer their systems when U.S office of border patrol issues a request for proposals for mobile surveillance systems (MVSS). US...

Improvised explosive devices (IEDs) have killed many Israeli through the years. Now they pose a threat to American citizens. IED's killed and maimed so many...