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Jul 07, 2012

Does the U.K. Know What It's Doing (in Defense Planning)?

As you may have seen, Defense Technology International has been integrated into Aviation Week & Space Technology as a monthly special edition....More
Jul 07, 2012

DARPA's Phoenix -- Satellites Will Need a Donor Card

Do you have a communications satellite in geostationary orbit that is nearing the end of its life? Then call the US Defense Advanced Research....More
Jul 06, 2012

New Ground Vehicles and Indian Cruise Missile

Two particular articles for you to check out on the Defense channel today: + Eurosatory Previews New Ground Vehicles by Christina and Bill from last....More
Jul 06, 2012

Firing Line

When it comes to being an Army leader, brilliance is not enough. Lt. Gen. Patrick O'Reilly, director of the Missile Defense Agency, is often credited....More
Jul 06, 2012

7/6 Frago

+ Drone Hijacking? That’s Just the Start of GPS Troubles + High Speed, High Value: The X3 Hybrid Helo Demos At Huntsville....More
Jul 06, 2012

DARPA's FANG: Design it, Build it, Make it Quick

How do you produce a new infantry fighting vehicle? Take several years, spend a few billion, test a slew of prototypes, fix the problems and get into....More
Jul 05, 2012

7/3 Frago

+ Must watch YouTube video: Fighters demonstrating too fast Bill says: The reason this doesn't happen more often is that even a "high-speed"....More
Jul 05, 2012

7/5 Frago

+ Grim Watch at Farnborough: How Far Will US, Euro Defense Spending Fall + AF-PAK: Pakistan to End Border Blockade into Afghanistan....More
Jul 05, 2012

Sequestration Scenarios and China's Counter-pivot

A little not-so-cheery U.S. Independence Day reading for you on the looming possibility of sequestration: Will Congress Avoid A $1T Budget Penalty? ....More
Jul 04, 2012

Complicated Withdrawal

Visiting German troops in Afghanistan yesterday, German Defense Minister Thomas de Maizière described the withdrawal of the Bundeswehr from the....More
Jul 04, 2012

Saint-Cyr Cyberdefense

The next lot of young army officers graduating from Saint-Cyr Coëtquidan, France's equivalent to West Point or Sandhurst, will be better versed in....More
Jul 04, 2012

7/2 Frago

+ U.S. Navy Boosting LCS Core Crew Up to 50% + Setbacks for New Russian Fighter Plane in India....More
Jul 03, 2012

A400M Grizzly Becomes Atlas

On July 6 the A400M, officially unveiled as “Grizzly” at the Farnborough 2010 airshow, will be very officially re-baptised as“Atlas” least as....More
Jul 03, 2012

Note to Ares Readers

Dear Readers, Due to repeated violations, a flagrant disregard for meeting our ethical requirements to participate, and his ongoing refusal to adhere....More
Jul 02, 2012

Jamming? U Tex Can Do It Anyhow

Reports of the death of the Global Positioning System may be premature, but that is not to say that the system is altogether healthy....More
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