31 May '13, 9pm

Pentagon Works To Expand Aegis BMD’s Reach: The Pentagon’s Missile Defense Agency and the U.S. Navy are develo...

Pentagon Works To Expand Aegis BMD’s Reach: The Pentagon’s Missile Defense Agency and the U.S. Navy are develo...

The Pentagon’s Missile Defense Agency and the U.S. Navy are developing next-generation Aegis ballistic missile defense (BMD) hardware and software along with a longer-range interceptor missile engineered to massively increase the protective envelope against intermediate and long-range ballistic missile threats, service officials said. The Navy and Lockheed Martin are now developing and testing computer code for what’s called Aegis BMD 5.0 and 5.1 Weapons Systems, the next iterations of technology designed to provide Aegis destroyers and cruisers with advanced radar, intercept and signal processing capabilities, said Navy Capt. Jim Kilby, Deputy for Aegis BMD. The hardware and software for these systems are now being tested and refined at a Combat Systems Engineering Development Site in Moorestown, N.J. “The code is now in test. Instead of having a normal ballistic missile ...

Full article: http://defensetech.org/2013/05/31/pentagon-works-to-expan...

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Pentagon: First F-35s Operational in 2015

defensenews.com 31 May '13, 4pm

WASHINGTON — The F-35 joint strike fighter will be operational for the US Marines in December 2015, followed by the Air Fo...

Pentagon now says F-35 will begin operational flights in 2015:

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dodbuzz.com 31 May '13, 2pm

By Brendan McGarry Friday, May 31st, 2013 10:44 am Posted in Air , Policy The Marine Corps will begin operational flights ...

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First F-35B Unit Combat Ready in Two Years

defense-update.com 31 May '13, 8pm

The training unit at Eglin is expected to receive the first Block 2A aircraft, equipped with software upgrade and increase...

France Opts for U.S. Reapers

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defense-update.com 31 May '13, 1pm

The procurement of the two Reapers is also considered an interim phase, until France is capable of establishing its own dr...

Global solar sector to reach $155 billion in 2018

renewableenergymagazine.com 31 May '13, 12pm

The global solar PV market is ready to arise from the ashes of the 2011 crisis and grow to $155 billion in 2018 says indep...

Tesla Monument In The Works

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In classic Silicon Valley fashion, an entrepreneur is coming to the rescue of Silicon Valley tour guides and tech history ...

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plugincars.com 30 May '13, 11pm

Tesla Supercharger Network rollout for Fall 2013 On Thursday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that the company's Supercharge...

ISDEF 2013: Unmanned Systems & #Robotics - Defense Update - Military Technology & Defense News

ISDEF 2013: Unmanned Systems & #Robotics - Defe...

defense-update.com 05 Jun '13, 2am

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