Angus Batey

Angus Batey
Pilot Plans to Bring Zeppelins to Dubai 1
The ‘Spirit of the Emirates’ project would see a fleet of three Zeppelin NT airships carrying paying passengers on flights of between 30 minutes and three hours.
U.S. Promotes Missile Defense Interoperability
As missile technology improves, the challenge of seeing the threat requires new thinking. Overlaying complementary sensor capabilities can help maintain coverage, while interoperability between allies will reinforce the defensive posture.
Typhoon Upgrades Could Win Export Orders
With the UAE's fighter requirement still unfilled, a sale to Kuwait agreed in principle, and possible interest from other nations in the region, Typhoon might once again be the talk of the show.
UAE is Driving Next Generation Patriot
Interoperability is the watchword for the next phase of development of the Patriot missile-defense system. And it is Patriot users in the Middle East who are leading the way.
U.K. Actions Indicate Growing Interest In Novel ISR Platform 
The U.K. seeks technology developments to enhance persistent surveillance in a solar-powered aircraft that operates as a ‘pseudo satellite.’
Innovative British Radar Provides Uninterrupted Coverage 
A new nonrotating, multistatic radar technology generates 2,304 beams to achieve uninterrupted coverage of airspace.
Detection And Protection Against UAS Threats 
Threats from small, armed UAS challenge radar developers to engineer air-defense systems that distinguish drones from the birds in flight they resemble.
Stolen Emails Provide Cyberwarfare Lessons 
Hackers earn top dollar to find security gaps in computer systems, but IT companies are slow to patch them, and government regulatory protections are uneven.
Thales Markets Watchkeeper Variants Abroad 
Watchkeeper X (WKX) will integrate different sensor packages into technology originally developed for Britain.
Google Role In Supplying Hacking Team Highlighted  1
WikiLeaks publication of large cache of emails spells details on search-engine giant’s sales to company selling covert access to devices.
Airbus Cybersecurity Programs Enhanced By Skilled Analysts 
The key to the successful use of cybersecurity software is the discernment of human intelligence.
Stolen Emails Provide Cyberwarfare Lessons  11
Hackers are earning top-dollar to find security gaps in computer systems, but companies are slow to patch them, and government protections are uneven.
Net-Enabled JSOW Enters Operational Test 
Raytheon's AGM-154 JSOW C-1 has begun operational testing with the U.S. Navy on F/A-18 Super Hornet and is expected to be fielded to the fleet in 2016.
ALIS: F-35 Support Through the Looking Glass 
ALIS is reportedly so large that if it were separated from the overall F-35 budget it would still be one of the biggest defense procurement programs of all time.
New British Satellite Puts SAR in Reach 
Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd. could put Britain at the head of a new market in low-cost SAR spacecraft.

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