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US Navy asks for new technologies for confronting Irregular and Expeditionary Warfare Challenges

U.S. Navy surface warfare experts are reaching out to industry for identification of technologies that enhance and/or accelerate military capabilities which directly address irregular, expeditionary, and Naval Special Warfare (NSW) capability challenges by meeting operational needs.   The Navy’s primary objective for this BAA is to develop operational capabilities that …

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MARSS’ NiDAR is a long-range surveillance system that can protect naval vessels from air, surface and underwater threats

Monaco-based MARSS has completed the installation of its NiDAR perimeter security system on the first of six offshore patrol vessels for the Royal Malaysian Navy. The installation is part of a contract awarded by Malaysia’s Boustead Naval Shipyard (BNS), which will see the company carry out the design, integration, delivery, …

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DARPA investing in breakthrough camera technologies like 4D camera, seeing around corners and digitally mapping the room for urban and unconventional warfare

Urban Warfare Operations are complicated by a three-dimensional environment, limited fields of view and fire because of buildings, enhanced concealment and cover for defenders, below-ground infrastructure, and the ease of placement of booby traps and snipers. DARPA  is  investing in many novel camera technologies . In the event of urban …

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Nuclear Preparedness require Accurate Modelling and Simulation for Prediction of Nuclear Weapons Effects on Facilities and persons

According to the U.S. National Security Strategy, the potential use of nuclear weapons poses the greatest danger to U.S. security. Apart from countries like North Korea that threaten to use nuclear weapons, the world is facing many nuclear threats because of  nuclear arms race in asia, modernization of  nuclear arsenal …

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Queensland Government Counter-Terrorism Strategy for rising threat level in Australia, implementing plan and Hi-tech technology requirements

The last Queensland Government counter-terrorism strategy was released in 2013 and the Opposition believes it needs to be updated on current threat levels. In January, NSW announced its first-ever minister for counter terrorism. All States and territories under current laws only allow for a detention of a suspect for up …

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DARPA plans city wide network of tethered platforms and long-endurance UASs to track every terrorist drone

Cities have become the new battleground and Hybrid or Urban Warfare the greatest threat being waged by ISIS to Boko Haram to Hamas to  Ukraine rebels.  One of the biggest emerging threat in cities is growth and proliferation of UAVs or drones. In a written statement, Baroness Anelay of St Johns said: …

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Wireless Sensor Networks enable future IoT revolution, smart cities and detecting, classifying and tracking Military threats

A wireless sensor network (WSN) is a wireless network consisting of spatially distributed autonomous devices using sensors to monitor physical or environmental conditions. The self-powered nodes are equipped with sensors of light, sound, heat, pressure, e.t.c, communicating components and data processing that gather information or detect special events and send the …

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US brainstorming technology strategy to prevent terrorists exploiting Internet to mobilize, facilitate and operationalize attacks

White House officials are drafting a presidential directive from President Trump that calls on his newly appointed defense secretary to take a more aggressive approach to attacking ISIS fighters in Syria. The New York Times reported  that Trump is expected to make his first visit to the Pentagon Friday and will …

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Top 10 emerging technologies of 2016 that will improve lives, revolutionize industries, and protect the planet according to the WEF

The Top 10 Emerging Technologies 2016 list, compiled by the Forum’s Meta-Council on Emerging Technologies and published in collaboration with Scientific American, highlights technological advances its members believe have the power to improve lives, transform industries and safeguard the planet. It also provides an opportunity to debate any human, societal, …

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Pakistan employs indigenous combat drone against terrorists, reportedly developed with Chinese help

Pakistan’s military says it has deployed a locally-made drone for the first time, killing three militants near the Afghan border. In a statement, the army said missiles fired by the drone had hit a compound in the North Waziristan Shawal valley. The Shawal valley has been the scene of some …

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