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Norway has been challenged by what it calls continued “electronic harassment” of critical communications systems and networks by the Russian government. To better protect...
thermal imaging

Thermal security cameras use a combination of specialized sensors and lenses to convert infrared energy, or heat emissions, from the objects it monitors into...
special operations

A new weapon will enhance Germany’s special operations capabilities. The latest version of Heckler & Koch’s HK416 carbine will be supplied to two of...
uavs

A US unmanned aerial vehicle detachment in Poland becomes fully operational. The USAF MQ-9 based in Poland will begin flying over the Baltics to...
crime solving

Police forces have become increasingly reliant on extraction software in recent years as smartphones have harvested more data about people’s behaviour. But it’s feared...
offshore security

Attend Border, Perimeter & Offshore Security Conference and Exhibition on May 7, 2019 at the Lago Conference Center, Rishion LeZion West. Israel is a global leader...
security

Software vulnerabilities are frequently published on the web, for example on the US National Vulnerability Database — the official register of security vulnerabilities tracked...
quantum

Concerns are growing over the security vulnerability of 5G networks which are predicted to transform the telecommunications industry in the next decade. A new...
hybrid drone

A new vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) fixed-wing hybrid drone was recently deployed by China’s navy on a guided missile destroyer. The rare move...
helicopter simulation

Finding the right virtual reality simulators that actually perform like a helicopter has been a challenge. Among the problems in training helicopter pilots are...
hackers

Chinese espionage for western military technologies has reached a new stage. Chinese hackers have targeted over two dozen universities in the US and Canada...

Drones have revolutionized inspection and mapping in the construction, engineering, and other sectors. They can access hard-to-reach places in buildings and installations, supply cost-effective...
supply

A next-generation unmanned aircraft system that will allow operators to have the capability to fly either manned or unmanned missions is under development. The...
hypersonic weapon

A joint effort of the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and the US Air Force focuses on the development and demonstration of...
drone swarm

There are many benefits to using a swarm of smaller drones working together to achieve a common goal in place of one large one,...
port security

In the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, it had suddenly dawned on US lawmakers and maritime security stakeholders everywhere that the nation’s ports...
air cargo

An algorithm-based software innovation could significantly improve the efficiency of cargo X-ray screening process, detecting possible threats in aircraft cargo, despite complex X-ray images. Air...
combat ugv

Russia's new combat-capable Marker unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) is reportedly an experimental platform that will interact with special forces to test and mature emerging...
uav

The Turkish-made Bayraktar TB2 tactical unmanned aerial vehicle systems will soon begin trials in Ukraine. The Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko disclosed that the aircraft...
active defense

An automatic countermeasure system successfully deflected 15 out of 15 anti-tank guided missile attacks during a recent US Army live fire exercise. The Modular...
smart city

The smart city concept has been increasingly embraced by communities worldwide, leveraging digital technologies to collect and analyze data, while making service delivery more...
submarines

There are two methods to detect submarines at sea: active and passive sonar. Active sonar broadcasts pulses of sound into the water. When the...

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