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smartwatch

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A new smartwatch app helps navigate vessels. The free app supplies instant information about potential collisions, anchor drag or man overboard on the smartwatch....
S-400

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Turkey, a NATO member, is now purchasing defense systems from Russia. Moscow received an advance payment from Turkey for S-400 surface-to-air missile systems, Russian...
air corridor

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New York’s unmanned aircraft industry has gained a new achievement. The first air corridor in the US where unmanned aerial vehicles can safely fly...
underwater drone

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The US Navy has launched its first ever dedicated underwater drone squadron. The Unmanned Undersea Vehicle Squadron (UUVRON) 1 replaced a smaller detachment that...
voice recognition

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The U.S. Coast Guard receives more than 200 false distress calls a year over its Very High Frequency (VHF) radio channel 16—the mariner’s “911,”—and...
search and rescue

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The various teams of first responders and their agencies play a major role in coping with natural and human-made disasters, and they need the...
powerful radar

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Scientists in China are developing a powerful radar to detect stealth aircraft, a technology that could be a military “game changer” if mounted on...
drone threat

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Do commercial drones pose a genuine security threat? Owen West, a former Marine who U.S President Donald Trump hired to advise Secretary of Defense...
asymmetric attacks

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Asymmetric attacks require a unique type of protection. A new sensor may serve as a possible solution. Germany-based Hensoldt has recently stated that its...
threat environment

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The changing threat environment and concerns about advanced adversaries are prompting the US Air Force to consider jettisoning plans to buy a next-generation Joint...
drone camera

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While drones are great at taking pictures and high-quality video during the day or in camera-ideal lighting, in low light situations traditional cameras need...
submarines

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The U.S. Navy plans to use Xbox 360 for operating periscopes on its newer submarines. The idea was proposed by defense contractor Lockheed Martin,...
bullet

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The US Pentagon wants to develop a quieter rifle bullet that will prevent the enemy from determining the location of the U.S. soldier who...
cyber

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Cyber vulnerabilities have long been acknowledged against commercial maritime vessels, but the targeting of new naval systems – whether for navigation, engine and steering...
first responders

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A first-of-its-kind treatment for the life-threatening effects of cyanide poisoning will be developed soon. The treatment is needed because cyanide could be used as...

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Subway systems are complex with many moving parts and miles of tunnels. A new project focuses on cleaning up a subway system after the...
drone

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Are the laws regarding unmanned aircraft systems unsuitable for the current circumstances? US Federal agencies have asked Congress to change laws that prevent law enforcement...
wearable device

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A new wearable device hopes to deliver supplies to US Marines and soldiers on demand, instead of leaving members of the armed forces to...
Iot technologies

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The US has been harnessing IoT technologies in attempt to advance a wide array of Smart City applications as well as in response to...
anti-uav laser

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A new development in the anti-uav field has been attracting much interest. A Lockheed Martin prototype laser weapon system proved that an advanced system...
us navy

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Following recent deadly collisions between US Navy guided missile destroyers and cargo vessels in crowded shipping lanes, the Navy is now considering whether it’s...
big data

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With access to more personal data than ever before, police have the power to solve crimes more quickly, but in practice, the influx of...

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