Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Weekly Alert -- November 25, 2014

News on Japan's latest unmanned aerial vehicle purchase, bio-warfare sensors on unmanned systems and more. Read the Alert

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Japan To Buy Northrop's Global Hawk UAV, Hawkeye AWACS And Bell-Boeing's Osprey In 2015

The Japanese Ministry of Defense has announced the selection of Northrop Grumman's RQ-4B Global Hawk and E-2D Advanced Hawkeye to meet its military modernization requirements. The country has also decided to procure the Bell-Boeing V-22 Osprey.

Army Researching Bio-Warfare Sensors For Unmanned Platforms

The Army is conducting a market survey on sensors that can detect biological warfare agents and be used on multiple unmanned tactical platforms, including drones.

Army Seeking New Ideas For Geolocation Equipment On Vehicles, UAVs

The Army is turning to industry for information on technologies needed to develop a network of trustworthy geolocation data systems.

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