Friday, January 22, 2021

Defense & Security

U.S. Army discloses some effective ‘GPS spoofing’ countermeasures

GPS-dependent positioning, navigation, and timing synchronization procedures have a special influence on the conduct of modern warfare. Currently, 'GPS spoofing' is a much-discussed cyber-threat to modern military systems. Spoofing can generate position and timing inaccuracies on a battlefield,...

France considers acquiring CH-47 Chinook helicopters

The French Air Force is considering the purchase of an undisclosed number of U.S.-made CH-47 Chinook heavy-lift helicopters. The reporter of Challenges business magazine, Vincent Lamigeon said in a separate Twitter post on Monday that according to the Special Operations...

U.S. Special Forces Soldiers train with Polish, Latvian allies in West Virginia

The West Virginia National Guard has announced that members of the U.S. Special Forces train with Polish and Latvian allies in West Virginia. West Virginia Army National Guard (WVARNG) Special Forces Soldiers with the 2nd Battalion, 19th Special Forces...

NASA to buy lightweight, semi-automatic rifles

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, or NASA, will acquire lightweight, semi-automatic rifles, a solicitation released via the US government’s Federal Business Opportunities website on 25 Jun revealed. NASA Shared Services Center posted a notice for procurement of...

U.S. Special Forces train Red Flag Rescue at Camp Navajo

Soldiers assigned to 7th Group Special Forces are taking part in Red Flag Rescue, the largest air combat training exercise in the world which involves multiple air platforms from all branches and components of U.S. Service, as...

South Korea defense technologies named world’s 9th most advanced

A study conducted by South Korea’s Defense Agency for Technology and Quality (DTaQ) published by Yonhap has ranked South Korea as the ninth most advanced defense technology country in the world. Defense technologies of South Korea were assessed...

U.S. Customs and Border Protection awards Glock with $85M contract for next-gen handguns

US-based weapon maker, Glock Inc. has been awarded a ten-year $85 million contract to produce and delivery next generation standard duty handguns for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). According to a statement, Glock Inc. received new...

Pentagon awards first contracts for Trump’s border wall

The U.S.Department of Defense has awarded nearly $1 billion in contracts to two companies for construction related to a wall along the southern border on 9 April. According to Pentagon's statement, SLSCO Ltd. from Galveston, was awarded a...

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U.S. Air Force seriously discusses F-16 order

Last week, U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin a 10-year contract for the maintenance of F-16 fighter aircraft but later some sources reported that...

Russian pilot claims Su-57 fighter jet can beat F-35

Former Russian test pilot Magomed Tolboyev told reporters that Sukhoi Su-57 fifth-generation fighter jet (NATO nickname Felon) has more of a likelihood of gaining the...

Ukrainian startup develops low-cost drone interceptor

Kyiv-based startup developing low-cost counter-drone technologies to create an unmanned aircraft system to track a target in flight and plot a kinetic impact. The startup...

U.S. Army repainting its military vehicles with green paint for camouflage

U.S. Army repainting its military vehicles with a woodland green paint scheme appropriate for the Europian region. The dozens of military vehicles were re-painted to...