Archive for January, 2017

Boeing’s SHARC going airborne

Posted in UAV on January 21st, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Seapower reports that Boeing intends to fit a parachute kit to its SHARC (Sensor-Hosting Remote Autonomous Craft) unmanned surface vehicle.


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Danish frigate to join American CSG for cruise

Posted in Navy on January 21st, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The Royal Danish Navy is assigning its Iver Huitfeldt-class frigate, Peter Willemoes, to a U.S. Navy carrier strike group next month.

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By MKFI (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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B-52s launched three unarmed AGM-86B nuclear cruise missiles

Posted in Air Force on January 21st, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Three unarmed AGM-86B nuclear cruise missiles were launched from B-52s assigned to Minot Air Force Base recently.

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U.S. forces now equipped with counter-UAV defense system

Posted in UAV on January 21st, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

Blighter Surveillance Systems disclosed that its AUDS counter-UAS defense system has been operational with U.S. military forces.


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U.S. Army wants missile that dispenses quadcopters

Posted in UAV on January 20th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

The U.S. Army is asking the defense industry to submit their ideas for a missile that can dispense a swarm of quadcopters.

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By Zimin.V.G. (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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