Category: UK MoD

UK MoD Progress in Combating Cyber Attacks

Over the next four years it is envisaged that whole new career structures in Defence will be developed to support this work, and to recognise the growing importance of cyberspace to the future of...

Thales launches CYBELS, a comprehensive cybersecurity solution

Thales launches CYBELS, a comprehensive cybersecurity solution

CYBELS (CYBer Expertise for Leading Security) is a comprehensive, modular and open-ended solution dedicated to active cyberdefence. Designed to protect critical information systems against cyber threats by anticipating, preventing and rapidly responding to attacks,...

LM Develops Vehicle-Mounted Tablet for Tactical Situational Awareness

LM Develops Vehicle-Mounted Tablet for Tactical Situational Awareness

Lockheed Martin has developed a ruggedized tablet computer for use in tactical vehicles. The TacFleet 8 allows real-world tactical situational awareness exchanges for brigade-and-below forces on the move. “The TacFleet 8 design incorporates innovative...

China Has Ability To Hijack U.S. Military Data, Report Says

China Has Ability To Hijack U.S. Military Data, Report Says

China in the past year demonstrated it can direct Internet traffic, giving the nation the capability to exploit “hijacked” data from the U.S. military and other sources, according to a new report. Recent actions...

LCS Mine Countermeasure Mission Package Completes Phase III Testing

LCS Mine Countermeasure Mission Package Completes Phase III Testing

The Navy completed Phase III end-to-end testing of the littoral combat ship (LCS) mine countermeasure mission package off the coast of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Oct. 2, fully assessing unmanned vehicle operations and verifying vehicle...

Passenger Aircraft will fly with no pilot on board?

Passenger Aircraft will fly with no pilot on board?

Ryanair’s chief executive is already planning single-pilot operation on short-haul flights. Military UAV can fly for hours, and conclude their complex mission with a mixture of remote controlled and automatic flight management. Let’s be...

SDA report “Fine-tuning EU border security” is published

SDA report “Fine-tuning EU border security” is published

Download the light-version of the document HERE. – On September 29, in Brussels, the Security and Defence Agenda hosted a roundtable debate bringing together key voices on border security from both sides of the...

Lockheed Martin: Next Generation Long-Range Surveillance Radar design approved

Lockheed Martin: Next Generation Long-Range Surveillance Radar design approved

The U.S. Air Force has approved Lockheed Martin’s [NYSE: LMT] preliminary design for its next-generation mobile, long-range surveillance and ballistic missile defense radar. The Three-Dimensional Expeditionary Long-Range Radar (3DELRR) will serve as the principal...

Transas Marine (UK): $28m from Lybia for Coastal Surveillance System

Transas Marine (UK): $28m from Lybia for Coastal Surveillance System

The radar system, which is being provided by marine technology supplier Transas Marine, will cover almost 2,000 kilometres (1,240 miles) of the country’s coastline, from Tunisia to Egypt. It is expected to be installed...

FAA: $1.4billion to Lockheed Martin To Prime NISC III

Lockheed Martin has been selected by the Federal Aviation Administration to lead its latest performance-based contract – the National Airspace System Integration Support Contract (NISC) III. According to the FAA, NISC-III is a follow-on...

Cyber attack threat ‘could be next Pearl Harbor’

Cyber attack threat ‘could be next Pearl Harbor’

The Guardian Pakistan’s powerful intelligence services were heavily involved in preparations for the Mumbai terrorist attacks of November 2008, according to classified Indian government documents obtained by the Guardian. A 109-page report into the...

WCO, INTERPOL and UNODC/ coordinate effort to counter Illicit Use of Precursor Chemicals Used to Make Explosives

WCO, INTERPOL and UNODC/ coordinate effort to counter Illicit Use of Precursor Chemicals Used to Make Explosives

Eighty-six countries joined representatives of the World Customs Organization (WCO), the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) to discuss an unprecedented international effort to counter...

why not AMX ?

why not AMX ?

download the full article: Close Air Support. — Light attack, a revitalized concept in the Air Force, addresses the need for an airplane that offers surveillance as well as strike capabilities and walks the...

Chaos in Milan Courts as Antivirus Program Overloads Computers

Chaos in Milan Courts as Antivirus Program Overloads Computers

The office is responsible for 9,000 inmates in 12 Lombardy prisons yet for the past few days, computers at the registry of the supervisory court in Milan have been functioning sluggishly at best, or...