Global news (English)

World 'going to hell', think tank says

Thu, 25 May 2017 05:47:11 +0200
The world is going to hell, yet Australian politicians are in business-as-usual mode - squabbling over defence industry jobs being created in particular electorates - a new report warns.
Comments () Author: 

Global 3D Printing Strategic Business Report 2015-2022: Children - The Next Target Market for 3D Pri...

Thu, 25 May 2017 04:43:45 +0200
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the"3D Printing - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering.
Comments () Author: 

New Solution Annealing Furnace Positions IBC to Expand Copper Alloy Product Sales in Existing and Ne...

Thu, 25 May 2017 01:59:11 +0200
Major Equipment Upgrade Enables IBC to Meet Higher Product Specs Demanded by Certain Applications in Industries Such as Oil & Gas
Comments () Author: 

Viktor Plakhuta: Corruption risks in how Ukraine finances defense production

Thu, 25 May 2017 00:17:15 +0200
One of Ukraine’s priorities should be creating new plants for manufacturing defense goods, and improving those that already exist. The State Defense Order is a classified procurement plan. It includes...
Comments () Author: 

Boeing Touts Advanced Fighter Versions As ‘Different Animals’

Wed, 24 May 2017 21:37:35 +0200
When Lockheed Martin’s X-35 beat the Boeing X-32 to win the trillion-dollar Joint Strike Fighter program in 2001, Boeing might have thought its days in the fighter business were numbered. Sixteen year...
Comments () Author: 

The US Navy has awarded a $49.4 million contract to Northrop Grumman for parts, material and labor r...

Wed, 24 May 2017 21:35:21 +0200
Sikorsky has been awarded a $55 million contract modification to a previously awarded contract for the long-lead support of low-rate production of four Lot II CH-53K King Stallion helicopters. An upgr...
Comments () Author: 

To the apparent disappointment of NATO hawks, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu announced that ...

Wed, 24 May 2017 20:43:30 +0200
Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu signaled Wednesday that Russia has managed to achieve strategic parity with NATO, despite the fact that it spends on defense far less than the United States; according t...
Comments () Author: 

Warp United Release Betor MRI Safe Ceramic Scalpel

Wed, 24 May 2017 20:11:53 +0200
Shenzhen, China, May 24, 2017 --(PR.com)-- Warp United Scientific Co. Ltd., a Health 2.0/Point-of-Care manufacturer based in Shenzhen, China, announces today the release of the new CE marked BetorTM M...
Comments () Author: 

U.S. and Japanese firms collaborating on new missile defense radar, sources say | The Japan Times

Wed, 24 May 2017 16:21:38 +0200
“Raytheon and Lockheed Martin are working with Japanese partners on rival projects to develop new radars that will enhance Japan’s shield against any North Korean missile strike, government and defen...
Comments () Author: 

Billions in investments in everything from tanks to missiles are in the pot, as European NATO countr...

Wed, 24 May 2017 15:36:03 +0200
Both real and perceived threats together with the common NATO goal of a defense expenditure of at least 2 percent of a country's GDP have spurred European politicians into "putting things in order" an...
Comments () Author: 

More than 2000 leaders of IT companies to attend IT World Congress in Armenia

Wed, 24 May 2017 14:35:19 +0200
YEREVAN, MAY 24, ARMENPRESS. DigiTech Business Forum will be held in Yerevan on June 9 -10.
Comments () Author: 

PM Grindeanu: Projects in infrastructure worth 3 billion lei being launched for tender

Wed, 24 May 2017 12:54:54 +0200
PM Grindeanu: Projects in infrastructure worth 3 billion lei being launched for tender
Comments () Author: 

Boeing awarded $1B contract for Redesigned Kill Vehicle

Wed, 24 May 2017 10:37:05 +0200
Boeing has been awarded a $1 billion modification to a previously awarded contract for development of the Redesigned Kill Vehicle, or RKV.
Comments () Author: 

Reuters has revealed that the Venezuelan government has stockpiles of 5,000 Russian made MANPAD surf...

Wed, 24 May 2017 08:13:38 +0200
Lockheed Martin has won a $137.8 million contract modification for cost-reduction programs for the initial low-rate production of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. Fiscal 2016 aircraft procurement funds ...
Comments () Author: 

Exclusive: US, Japanese firms collaborating on new missile defense radars – sources

Wed, 24 May 2017 05:00:56 +0200
TOKYO Raytheon Co and Lockheed Martin Corp are working with Japanese partners on rival projects to develop new radars that will enhance Japan’s shield against any North Korean missile strike, governme...
Comments () Author: 

Ukraine, Philippines negotiating expansion of military and technical cooperation

Tue, 23 May 2017 22:10:24 +0200
Ukraine plans to build up military and technical cooperation with the countries of Southeast Asia and is negotiating expanding partnership in the defense industry with the Philippines.
Comments () Author: 

EDA LAUNCHES “ESF4KSC”: Access to the European Social Fund for Key Skills and Competencies for Defen...

Tue, 23 May 2017 20:20:14 +0200
Industry, Research-and-Technology Organisations, Universities, entities of the MOD/Armed Forces, as well as other holders of potential projects supporting KSC, can address their MoD to receive the rel...
Comments () Author: 

'Merry-go-round'

Tue, 23 May 2017 19:42:21 +0200
Saudis are happy that they have done some lip service to Americans
Comments () Author: 

US, Japanese firms collaborating on new missile defense radars: sources

Tue, 23 May 2017 18:52:52 +0200
Raytheon Co and Lockheed Martin Corp are working with Japanese partners on rival projects to develop new radars that would enhance Japan’s shield against any North Korean missile strike, Japanese gove...
Comments () Author: 

North Korea nuclear attack: Japan to enhance missile defences

Tue, 23 May 2017 13:58:43 +0200
RAYTHEON Co and Lockheed Martin Corp are working with Japanese companies on rival projects to develop new radars that will enhance Japan's shield against any North Korean missile strike, government an...
Comments () Author: 

Sonasoft Launches SonaSecure, an Anti-malware and Anti-phishing Solution to Protect against Threats ...

Tue, 23 May 2017 13:34:25 +0200
SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - May 23, 2017) - Sonasoft Corp. (OTC PINK: SSFT), a leader in email security and continuity solutions announces the launch of SonaSecure, an affordable cloud-based servic...
Comments () Author: 

U.S., Japanese firms collaborating on new missile defense radar, sources say

Tue, 23 May 2017 13:08:01 +0200
Raytheon and Lockheed Martin are working with Japanese partners on rival projects to develop new radars that will enhance Japan’s shield against any North Korean missile strike, government and defense...
Comments () Author: 

UK bought a third of Spanish arms exports in 2016

Tue, 23 May 2017 12:38:55 +0200
Defense industry sold a record €4 billion in 2016, mainly to EU, as well as to Middle East
Comments () Author: 

DigiTech 2017 forum to focus on defense industry and security

Tue, 23 May 2017 12:15:00 +0200
YEREVAN, MAY 23, ARMENPRESS. The 10th annual DigiTech business forum entitled ‘Smart solutions for smart business’ will be held on June 9-10 in Yerevan.
Comments () Author: 

Policy planning panel to explore ways to stamp out corruption in defense industry

Tue, 23 May 2017 11:09:52 +0200
SEOUL, May 23 (Yonhap) -- The chief of the presidential policy planning advisory panel said Tuesday that it would explore ways to stamp out deep-seated corruption in the defense industry, long blamed...
Comments () Author: 

New Tools Thwart GPS Interference

Thu, 25 May 2017 07:58:14 +0200
WASHINGTON—Rather than receiving reports of global navigation satellite system (GNSS) interference secondhand from pilots, airports now have the tools to proactively determine if jamming is taking pla...
Comments () Author: 

DARPA selects Boeing for unmanned XS-1 spaceplane

Thu, 25 May 2017 07:10:43 +0200
DARPA selected the Boeing-Blue Origin team out of three industry partners the agency has been working with to develop the reusable,unmanned XS-1 design. Masten Space Systems-XCOR Aerospace and Northro...
Comments () Author: 

Boeing teams up with DARPA to create a new spaceplane - CNET

Thu, 25 May 2017 06:31:08 +0200
The plane maker and secretive government agency are teaming up to make shooting satellites into orbit more like catching a flight home for the holidays, if your layover were in space, that is.
Comments () Author: 

How NASA shoots for the technology stars

Thu, 25 May 2017 06:10:06 +0200
For most organizations technological change can be daunting for management, at NASA this is an even greater task with missions that last far beyond the life of most commercial software and hardware. H...
Comments () Author: 

Beidou promoted for use in Arab states

Thu, 25 May 2017 05:48:34 +0200
China and Arab states will work together to promote the use of China's Beidou Navigation Satellite System in the Arab world, according to a statement following an industry forum on Wednesday.
Comments () Author: 

Fleet Management Systems Market 2015-2022 : Lot More Than Just Track-and-Trace - Global Strategic Bu...

Thu, 25 May 2017 04:37:03 +0200
has announced the addition of the"Fleet Management Systems - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering.
Comments () Author: 

Parachuting probe crashed due to poorly understood Mars landing conditions: report

Thu, 25 May 2017 04:11:37 +0200
Europe’s Schiaparelli spacecraft came very close to a successful landing on Mars last year, but engineers failed to realize how jarring the probe’s parachute descent could be, dooming the touchdown, a...
Comments () Author: 

Russian Ka-52 'Alligator' Helicopters to Get 'Space' Guidance System

Thu, 25 May 2017 03:49:22 +0200
Russian Ka-52 "Alligator" attack helicopters will get a new guidance system for artillery armament which has been developed with the use of "space" technology, the Russian Space Systems company said.
Comments () Author: 

The X-37b's big brother gets the go ahead: Boeing to build XS-1 'Phantom Express' hypersonic space p...

Thu, 25 May 2017 03:48:07 +0200
The mysterious X-37b spaceplane has captured the imagination of many, with some suggesting it is a spy plane and others who think it could be a space bomber.
Comments () Author: 

Europe has finally explained what killed its Mars lander

Thu, 25 May 2017 03:41:38 +0200
Thomson Reuters Europe's Schiaparelli spacecraft came very close to a successful landing on Mars last year, but engineers failed to realize how jarring the probe's parachute descent could be, dooming ...
Comments () Author: 

Boeing is building DARPA's new hypersonic space plane

Thu, 25 May 2017 03:10:05 +0200
A few years ago, DARPA started work on a new experimental aircraft project called the XS-1, a vehicle designed to make launching satellites a faster, less expensive endeavor. Today, that project just ...
Comments () Author: 

Doomed Mars lander wasn't equipped for supersonic conditions

Thu, 25 May 2017 03:09:38 +0200
Last October, the European Space Agency (ESA) lost contact with the ExoMars Schiaparelli lander as it descended to Mars' surface. A few days later, the NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter snapped a pictu...
Comments () Author: 

Athens Macedonian News Agency: News in English, 17-05-24

Thu, 25 May 2017 02:52:39 +0200
Athens News Agency: News in English Directory - Previous Article - Next Article
Comments () Author: 

DARPA Picks Design for Next-Generation Spaceplane

Thu, 25 May 2017 01:54:39 +0200
DARPA's Experimental Spaceplane (XS-1) program seeks to build and fly the first of an entirely new class of hypersonic aircraft that would break the cycle of escalating launch costs and make possible ...
Comments () Author: 

Scientists just published an entire study refuting Scott Pruitt on climate change

Thu, 25 May 2017 01:29:16 +0200
In a sign of growing tensions between scientists and the Trump administration, researchers published a scientific paper Wednesday that was conceived and written as an explicit refutation to an asserti...
Comments () Author: 

Report on failed European Mars lander concludes brief, unexpected spin to blame

Thu, 25 May 2017 01:25:26 +0200
Two photos taken a week apart by NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter show how the parachute from the crashed Schiaparelli module moved, presumably blown by winds on the surface of Mars. (NASA/ESA)
Comments () Author: 

Museum of Flight to Premiere New 3D Film Friday, May 26

Thu, 25 May 2017 01:04:51 +0200
explores life at sea on the modern marvels of technology
Comments () Author: 

Crash report: Confused by spin, Mars probe failed to brake

Thu, 25 May 2017 00:24:32 +0200
BERLIN (AP) — An independent report has concluded that Europe's Schiaparelli probe crash-landed on Mars last year because its systems couldn't cope with a brief, wild rotation during its descent.
Comments () Author: 

Fitzpatrick trial collapse a 'damning indictment' of ODCE says Martin

Thu, 25 May 2017 00:05:47 +0200
Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has said the collapse of the trial of Sean FitzPatrick is a "damning indictment" of the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement.
Comments () Author: 

Airports Can Find GPS Jammers

Wed, 24 May 2017 23:56:33 +0200
WASHINGTON—Rather than receiving reports of global navigation satellite system (GNSS) interference secondhand from pilots, airports now have the tools to proactively determine if jamming is taking pla...
Comments () Author: 

Boeing’s Phantom Express Is Darpa’s XS-1 Spaceplane

Wed, 24 May 2017 23:56:30 +0200
The legacy of the space shuttle and X-37B will come together in Phantom Express, the reusable launch vehicle that Boeing is to build and fly under Darpa’s XS-1 experimental spaceplanes ...
Comments () Author: 

NASA tests its 'megarocket' engine that will blast man to Mars

Wed, 24 May 2017 23:32:05 +0200
NASA’s Exploration Mission-1 has stepped closer to reality, as the space agency completed the second flight controller tests for the engines that will power its ‘megarocket.’
Comments () Author: 

DJI unveils tiny $499 'spark drone' that can be controlled with a wave of the hand and even follow i...

Wed, 24 May 2017 23:32:01 +0200
Drone company DJI launched a $499 mini camera drone that lifts off from the palm of the hand.
Comments () Author: 

Poorly understood Mars landing conditions led to probe’s demise

Wed, 24 May 2017 23:20:46 +0200
Europe's Schiaparelli spacecraft came very close to a successful landing on Mars last year, but engineers failed to realize how jarring the probe's parachute descent could be, dooming the touchdown, a...
Comments () Author: 

Shakermaker - 24.05.2017 14:15:00

Wed, 24 May 2017 23:12:46 +0200
Moonraker has my favourite pre-credit sequence though, stealing the Space Shuttle from on top of the transport 747, in mid-air... totally realistic, right?
Comments () Author: 

Harry Styles plays acoustic set in Mexico City to honour bombing victims

Thu, 25 May 2017 08:39:18 +0200
Harry Styles honoured the victims of Monday night's (22May17) bomb blast in Manchester, England at a low-key gig in Mexico on Tuesday (23May17).
Comments () Author: 

Manchester terror attack probe widens as US leaks grate

Thu, 25 May 2017 08:37:45 +0200
British investigators were hunting for anyone who may have helped build the suicide bomb.
Comments () Author: 

French police arrest two women on links with terrorism

Thu, 25 May 2017 08:37:44 +0200
The two women who reportedly gloated over Manchester bombing that killed 22 people, were placed into custody
Comments () Author: 

PM to tackle Trump over Manchester scene analysis leak

Thu, 25 May 2017 08:35:42 +0200
PM to tackle Trump over Manchester scene analysis leak
Comments () Author: 

General election 2017: UKIP manifesto launch 'an act of defiance'

Thu, 25 May 2017 08:33:59 +0200
UKIP's Paul Nuttall says the launch of his party's general election manifesto will be "an act of defiance" against terrorism after the Manchester bombing.
Comments () Author: 

Manchester attack: May to tackle Trump over 'evidence' leaks

Thu, 25 May 2017 08:32:09 +0200
Theresa May is to raise concerns with Donald Trump after evidence from the Manchester Arena bombing was apparently leaked to US media.
Comments () Author: 

‘Controlled explosion’ in Manchester as terror cops search Moss Side address

Thu, 25 May 2017 08:28:13 +0200
POLICE have carried out a controlled explosion at a Manchester address as they searched the property in connection with Monday's terror attack.
Comments () Author: 

Woman held in Manchester terror probe released without charge

Thu, 25 May 2017 08:28:00 +0200
A woman arrested over the Manchester Arena attack has been released without charge, leaving six people in UK custody as counter-terrorism police swooped on the suicide bomber's suspected "network".
Comments () Author: 

Theresa May set to raise UK concerns about bomb probe leaks with Donald Trump

Thu, 25 May 2017 08:27:58 +0200
Theresa May is expected to raise UK concerns about the leaking of intelligence on the Manchester bomb attack to the US press when she meets Donald Trump on Thursday.
Comments () Author: 

UK: Additional arrests in bomb investigation

Thu, 25 May 2017 08:19:34 +0200
Anti-terror teams arrested a woman Wednesday in connection with a suicide bombing that killed 22 victims in Manchester, according to authorities, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
Comments () Author: 

Turkish FM says it is time for EU to decide on Turkey

Thu, 25 May 2017 08:19:30 +0200
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Wednesday that Turkey had waited at the doors of the EU for almost six decades, and the time had come for a decision, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency....
Comments () Author: 

Everything you need to know about the Manchester attack so far

Thu, 25 May 2017 08:17:17 +0200
Here’s everything we know so far about Monday night’s terrorist attack in Manchester:
Comments () Author: 

Israel Changed Intelligence Sharing With U.S. After Trump Comments to Russians

Thu, 25 May 2017 08:12:29 +0200
Donald Trump disclosure of top secret Israeli intelligence to top Russian officials during a meeting in the Oval Office is not without repercussions. On Wednesday, Israeli Defense chief Avigdor Lieber...
Comments () Author: 

2 Percent Is No Magic Number

Thu, 25 May 2017 08:12:25 +0200
When the leaders of NATO’s 28 member countries gather in Brussels on May 25, all eyes will be on U.S. President Donald Trump. Russia, Afghanistan, and questions about America’s commitment to Europe wi...
Comments () Author: 

For a Russia-Friendly Town, Eastern Europeans Love Trump’s Washington

Thu, 25 May 2017 08:12:20 +0200
An affinity for Russia fills the air in some sections of Washington these days. President Donald Trump himself constantly talks of wanting to work well with Russian President Vladimir Putin. In the Ov...
Comments () Author: 

SitRep: Trump Talks Nuke Carrier Locations; Former CIA Boss Lays Out Elex Worries; Nikki Haley’s For...

Thu, 25 May 2017 08:12:00 +0200
President Donald Trump disclosed to Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte last month that he recently sent “two nuclear submarines” to the area around the Korean peninsula to deal with the threat of N...
Comments () Author: 

Two more arrests as anti-terror police hunt Manchester bomber’s ‘network’

Thu, 25 May 2017 08:11:49 +0200
Two men have been arrested by counter-terror police in Greater Manchester in connection with Monday’s attack, bringing the number in UK custody to eight.
Comments () Author: 

Intelligence leaked to US media ‘undermines’ Manchester attack probe

Thu, 25 May 2017 08:11:36 +0200
Leaked intelligence about the Manchester bomb attack to the US media “undermines” the UK investigation, counter-terrorism officers said.
Comments () Author: 

Trump’s proposed budget includes cuts to EPA, DOE and USDA

Thu, 25 May 2017 08:11:17 +0200
President Donald Trump has released his proposed budget for fiscal year (FY) 2018, which includes $3.6 trillion in cuts. According to the White House, the reductions are the most proposed by any presi...
Comments () Author: 

On Memorial Day, Remembering the Values Our Soldiers Died For

Thu, 25 May 2017 08:10:23 +0200
During my lifetime, the United States has been involved in 18 foreign wars, excursions and interventions. Beginning with World War II, and continuing in a nearly unbroken streak that leads up to today...
Comments () Author: 

Venezuela: Prosecutor Chides Government For Excessive Use Of Force Against Protesters

Thu, 25 May 2017 07:56:03 +0200
CARACAS, May 25 (BERNAMA-NNN-AGENCIES) -- Venezuela's chief prosecutor accused security officers of excessive force and condemned the use of military tribunals to judge protesters against President N...
Comments () Author: 

Foreign meetings omitted from Sessions' security clearance

Thu, 25 May 2017 07:55:26 +0200
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Attorney General Jeff Sessions did not disclose contacts with foreign dignitaries, including the Russian ambassador, on a security clearance form he submitted as a United States se...
Comments () Author: 

House Judiciary Committee Approves Bill to Authorize ICE

Thu, 25 May 2017 07:54:01 +0200
The(HR 2406) was approved Wednesday by the House Committee on the House Judiciary Committee. The bill would finally authorize ICE as the premier federal immigration enforcement agency.
Comments () Author: 

Kaspersky Security for Virtualization Light Agent Expands Supported Platforms with Advanced Protecti...

Thu, 25 May 2017 07:53:54 +0200
Kaspersky Lab announced "a major update" to its dedicated security product for data centers, Kaspersky Security for Virtualization Light Agent, that adds Linux support, expanding on the list of virtua...
Comments () Author: 

Committee Approves Bills to Authorize Coast Guard, FEMA

Thu, 25 May 2017 07:53:52 +0200
Authorizations for the Coast Guard, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) were approved by the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Wednesday...
Comments () Author: 

Rss feed from server

not available or rss format not supported