Forward-Looking Infrared

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First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

This is what happens when you aim a laser pointer at a FLIR equipped police helicopter (Video)

It is not a good idea to aim a laser at any aircraft for the obvious safety reasons - not to mention that it is illegal, but it is really idiotic to aim one at a police helicopter - most of which are equipped with the FLIR system (forward-looking infrared ... [Published MajorGeeks.com - 22 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Spectacular Tectonics in Iceland

An overflight view taken on Sept. 8 shows the main eruptive site, known as "Baugur" (Icelandic for "ring" or "circle"). The eruption is the result of the spreading apart of two tectonic plates, the Eurasian and North American.Structural geology and tectonics ... [Published mbl.is - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Manchester Airport fights fires with Oshkosh Global Strikers

Manchester Airport's Fire Service has taken delivery of six Oshkosh Global Striker vehicles, supplied by UK distributor Terberg DTS, as part of a £4.2 million investment into the airport fire operation.The vehicles are equipped with the latest technology, ... [Published Transport Engineer - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

UBC receives $3.8M for Survive and Thrive Applied Research facility

UBC has launched a new re innovation facility where industry and university reers can pool their knowledge to rapidly develop novel technologies for human protection, survivability and performance in extreme or remote conditions.On Tuesday, the Honourable ... [Published Noodls - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Light, Rigid, and Accurate at Supersonic Speed

The F-35 Lightning II, with its Electro-Optical Targeting System positioned below the pilot at the front of the fuselage, and shielded by a sapphire glass window.The Electro-Optical Targeting System (EOTS, pronounced “ee-otz”) for the F-35 Lightning II ... [Published Foundry Management & Technology - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 1 reports

Boeing Delivers 1st MH-47G Special Operations Chinook

Boeing completed initial flight and delivery of the first, new-build MH-47G configured Chinook helicopter to the U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command September 29, 2014 - a full month ahead of schedule.“It is an honor to be trusted to design, ... [Published Al Defiya - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Bad Air Day

Around North Texas parks and playgrounds, children are breathing dangerous doses of toxic fumes from gas industry sites.On a crisp Saturday morning, Delga Park, just north of downtown Fort Worth, was beautiful. The deep blue sky was spattered with cumulus ... [Published Fort Worth Weekly - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Sending military equipment to police questioned

By Freddie AllenNNPA Senior Washington CorrespondentWASHINGTON (NNPA)– Washington lawmakers recently grilled officials from the Defense Department (DOD), Homeland Security and the Department of Justice over programs that sent equipment and money to state ... [Published Frost Illustrated - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Su-34 (Su-32) Fullback Fighter Bomber, Russia

The Su-34 (also known as Su-27IB) fighter bomber has been developed by the Sukhoi Design Bureau Joint Stock Company in Moscow and the Novosibirsk Aircraft Production Association at Novosibirsk in Russia. The Russian Air Force ordered an initial 32 Su-34 ... [Published Air Force Technology - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Mexico orders 18 UH-60M Black Hawk helos for counter-narcotics duties

Sikorsky has been awarded a USD203.6 million contract to build 18 UH-60M Black Hawk utility helicopters for Mexico.The contract, which was announced by the US Department of Defense (DoD) on 15 September, covers the manufacture of 18 'green' UH-60M helicopters ... [Published Jane's - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Beaver native assumes command of Navy's unmanned aircraft program

This site is optimized for mobile devices with no download required. | Beaver native Col. Eldon Metzger, right, new program manager for the Navy and Marine Corps Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems Program Office, receives the command flag from former ... [Published Beaver County Times - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Special Case Gives Your iPhone Heat Vision

When Boston police found bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev hiding inside a boat parked in a backyard in Watertown, Massachusetts, they didn't actually see him. They found his heat using a thermal imaging system known as FLIR (forward-looking ... [Published Mashable! - Jul 25 2014]

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...echnologies, so it is even more remarkable when they bring these shared strengths together," says Howard Drake, British High Commissioner to Canada. "This facility, along with a broader collaboration between the partners on student and academic exchanges, will advance a range of exciting real-world solutions to help the security industry. I wish everyone involved all the best for what promises to be an exciting future."
...alleged by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection also will be resolved through the settlement, DEP spokesman Tom Aluise said. "There was a disagreement over the question of whether the materials were hazardous waste; however, it was resolved because [AL Solutions] agreed to remove all wastes by December 2014" Aluise told the newspaper

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This is what happens when you aim a laser point... [Published MajorGeeks.com - 22 hours ago]
Spectacular Tectonics in Iceland [Published mbl.is - Oct 22 2014]
Manchester Airport fights fires with Oshkosh Gl... [Published Transport Engineer - Oct 16 2014]
UBC receives $3.8M for Survive and Thrive Appli... [Published Noodls - Oct 14 2014]
Light, Rigid, and Accurate at Supersonic Speed [Published Foundry Management & Technology - Oct 13 2014]
Boeing Delivers 1st MH-47G Special Operations C... [Published Al Defiya - Oct 03 2014]
Bad Air Day [Published Fort Worth Weekly - Oct 01 2014]
Sending military equipment to police questioned [Published Frost Illustrated - Sep 23 2014]
Su-34 (Su-32) Fullback Fighter Bomber, Russia [Published Air Force Technology - Sep 18 2014]
Mexico orders 18 UH-60M Black Hawk helos for co... [Published Jane's - Sep 18 2014]
Beaver native assumes command of Navy's unmanne... [Published Beaver County Times - Aug 10 2014]
Special Case Gives Your iPhone Heat Vision [Published Mashable! - Jul 25 2014]
Mali: Equipping A UN Peacekeeping Force For The... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 10 2014]
A VIEW FROM ABOVEInfrared technology a 'godsend... [Published Mansfield News Journal - May 13 2014]
Judge approves W.Va. plant explosion settlement [Published Charleston Gazette - Mar 06 2014]
Fact Sheet for Ophir Optronics Limited [Published Able2Act - Apr 16 2008]
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Special Case Gives Your iPhone Heat Vision [Published Mashable! - Jul 25 2014]
When Boston police found bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev hiding inside a boat parked in a backyard in Watertown, Massachusetts, they didn't actually see him. They found his heat using a thermal imaging system known as FLIR (forward-looking ...
Mali: Equipping A UN Peacekeeping Force For The... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 10 2014]
Source: Stimson CenterCountry: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lebanon, Mali By Jessica Sun: From UAVs to advanced mapping technology, the United Nations is turning to 21st century tools to meet modern peacekeeping challenges. According to Hervé Ladsous, ...
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