Military & Defense News

  1. Sierra-Olympic's New Viento 640 - Thermal Camera For Surveillance, Diagnostics, & Military Imaging

    Sierra-Olympic Technologies introduces the Viento 640 camera family. The Viento 640 follows the earlier introduction of the Viento 320 products.

  2. Lockheed Martin Conducts Flight Tests Of Aircraft Laser Turret For Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

    Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT], in partnership with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and the University of Notre Dame, has demonstrated the airworthiness of a new beam control turret being developed for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and AFRL to give 360-degree coverage for high-energy laser weapons operating on military aircraft.

  3. Global Spending On Military Electro Optical And Infra-Red (EO/IR) Systems Set To Reach $8.38B In 2014, According To A New Study On ASDReports

    A new forecast report released recently, now available on ASDReports, an independent business intelligence provider, indicates that global spending on military electro optical and infra-red systems will reach $8.38B in 2014.

  4. Boeing To Feature Advances In Missile Defense And Directed Energy At Space & Missile Defense Symposium

    Boeing will showcase integrated air and missile defense solutions during the Space and Missile Defense Symposium at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, Aug. 11-14.

  5. Laser Light™ Communications, LLC Announces A Cooperative Research And Development Agreement With The Defense Information Systems Agency Relating To LLC's All-Optical, Laser-Based Satellite Communications Technology

    Laser Light™ Communications, LLC (LLC) today announced a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) relating to LLC's Global Hybrid Satellite-Terrestrial All Optical Network™ technology.

  6. New Emphasis On Sensing Is Well-Received Complement To Security, Defense At SPIE DSS

    A new expanded emphasis at SPIE DSS last week on Sensing Technology and Applications was well-received as a strong complement to the event’s long-standing Defense and Security topics. Total registered attendance was nearly 5,800, and the exhibition’s 454 companies saw a record number of visitors in the hall this year. The meeting ran 5-9 May in the Baltimore Convention Center.

  7. SPIE Defense + Security Symposium Announced For 5-9 May In Baltimore

    SPIE Defense + Security (SPIE DS), with its D.C.-area location and community-wide participation, is gearing up for another robust year in Baltimore, Maryland, in 2014.

  8. Inspired By Nature: Textured Materials To Aid Industry And Military

    The lotus leaf has a unique microscopic texture and wax-like coating that enables it to easily repel water.

  9. Novel Hollow-Core Optical Fiber To Enable High-Power Military Sensors

    The intensity of light that propagates through glass optical fiber is fundamentally limited by the glass itself. A novel fiber design using a hollow, air-filled core removes this limitation and dramatically improves performance by forcing light to travel through channels of air, instead of the glass around it.

  10. Brimrose Launches Enhanced Military Capability With HERO

    Brimrose Technology Corporation (BTC) now has the potential capability to gather significant amounts of intelligence from the air for use in tactical operations, surveillance, sensing and a host of other military applications.