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  • ‘Terabyte of Death’ Cyberattack Against DoD Looms, DISA Director Warns
    The vast, global networks of the Defense Department are under constant attack, with the sophistication of the cyber assaults increasing, the director of Defense Information Systems Agency said here...

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  • Pentagon mum on fate of secret satellite
    The mystery surrounding the fate of a secret military satellite deepened Thursday when the Pentagon refused to answer even simple questions about whether the mission to launch it had gone awry. On...

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  • UVision Demos the Hero-400EC Extended-Range Loitering System
    UVision Air Ltd. has successfully demonstrated the Hero-400EC extended-range loitering system for a strategic customer. The demonstration, which took place in southern Israel in December 2017, proved...

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  • Lockheed to Develop Compact Airborne High Energy Laser
    The Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) awarded Lockheed Martin a $26.3 million for the design, development and production of a high-power fiber laser. AFRL plans to test the laser on a tactical fighter...

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  • German Intelligence Agency Gets Spy Satellite System Funds
    The German government has allocated 400 million euros ($465 million) to fund the construction of up to three spy satellites for the country’s foreign intelligence service, the BND. This has...

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  • F-35 stealth fighter data stolen in Australia defence hack
    The hackers used a tool called “China Chopper” which according to security experts is widely used by Chinese actors, and had gained access via an internet-facing server, he said. Sensitive data about...

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  • US Soldiers begin battlefield testing using computer gaming
    About 500 Soldiers are beginning this week to beta-test a number of computer-generated vehicle platforms and weapons systems in a variety of simulated environments, said Maj. Gen. Robert M. Dyess....

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  • New gaming system to help Soldiers test virtual versions of gear
    The Army is rolling out a gaming system, Operation Overmatch, that Soldiers can use to test virtual versions of gear and operation concepts that could be implemented in the future. “Gaming is a...

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  • Upgraded Lockheed Martin Laser Outguns Threat in Half the Time
    A Lockheed Martin prototype laser weapon system proved that an advanced system of sensors, software and specialized optics can deliver decisive lethality against unmanned aerial vehicle threats. In a...

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  • AUDS Counter-drone System Enhanced for Vehicle Deployment and to Defeat Swarm Attacks
    The AUDS counter-UAS defence system has been enhanced for deployment on military and commercial security and surveillance vehicles and with new technology to more effectively defeat swarm attacks by...

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