Operational Testing

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First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

TALON robot testing, overhaul underway at Tobyhanna

Electronics Mechanic James Serafin, left, and Nicholas Prehotsky, electronics worker, conduct operational testing of a Mark 2 TALON Man Transportable Robotic System at Tobyhanna Army Depot.TOBYHANNA ARMY DEPOT, Pa. -- Engineers here are conducting operational ... [Published United States Army - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Top DOD weapons tester questions Navy ship's survival in attack - U.S.

WASHINGTON — The Navy's $23 billion Littoral Combat Ship is less able to survive an attack than other U.S. warships, according to the Pentagon's top weapons tester. Revised standards adopted for the vessel intended to operate in shallow coastal waters ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Littoral Ship’s Survival Capability Questioned

July 9 (Bloomberg) -- The Navy’s $23 billion Littoral Combat Ship is less able to survive an attack than other U.S. warships, according to the Pentagon’s top weapons tester. Bloomberg's Yang Yang and Robert Levinson report on "Taking Stock." (Source: ... [Published Bloomberg - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Modernising Heathrow

The construction of Terminal 2B at Heathrow Airport, a satellite building which will support the airport’s new Terminal 2, is nearing completion after an extensive multi-phased project.Balfour Beatty won the £590 million contract of works which forms ... [Published Premier Construction - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. pushes for tighter European airport security amid bomb concerns

WASHINGTON, July 2 (Reuters) - The Obama administration is pushing for increased security precautions at European airports because of concerns that al Qaeda operatives in Syria and Yemen have teamed up to develop bombs that can be smuggled onto planes, ... [Published CNBC - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Security to be increased at UK airports after US call

US officials believe that the Nusra Front, al-Qaeda's affiliate in Syria, has been working with its Yemen affiliate, AQAP, to carry out operational testing of new bomb designs in Syria.The new explosives the bombmakers are trying to design include non-metallic ... [Published itv.com - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

US: Militants carrying out testing of new bombs in Syria

US officials believe that the Nusra Front, al-Qaeda's affiliate in Syria, has been working with its Yemen affiliate, AQAP, to carry out operational testing of new bomb designs in Syria.The new explosives the bombmakers are trying to design include non-metallic ... [Published itv.com - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

New stop light installed

The new traffic signal at Johnson Ferry Road and Wright Road will go into operation Friday. As part of initial operations, the signal will be in red-red flash, which will maintain the current operation at the intersection, which had been a four-way stop. ... [Published Neighbor Newspapers.com - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

GTI shows viable method for conversion of biomass into gas

In a recently completed project, Gas Technology Institute (GTI) worked with Haldor Topsoe Inc. on an integrated biorefinery to make renewable drop-in gasoline, successfully producing a high-octane transportation fuel. The use of renewable gasoline could ... [Published Pulp and Paper - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 1 reports

US missile defense system proves to be useless after $40 bln spent

16:52This US Air Force handout photo shows a Ground-based Interceptor, an element of the overall Ground-based Midcourse Defense system (AFP Photo)Despite a decade of testing and tens of billions of dollars’ worth of research, a major missile defense program ... [Published Russia Today - Jun 17 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 1 reports

Brunei steps up focus on water security

With a growing population and expanding economy heaping the pressure on Brunei Darussalam’s water supply, the Sultanate has upped investment in storage and processing infrastructure, while also calling on its people to reduce consumption.Bruneians use ... [Published Brunei Times - Jun 16 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 24 2014 - 2 reports

US Navy deploys Standard Missile-3 Block IB for first time

In partnership with the Missile Defense Agency, the U.S. Navy deployed the second-generation Standard Missile-3 Block IB made by Raytheon Company for the first time, initiating the second phase of the Phased Adaptive Approach."The SM-3 Block IB's completion ... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Apr 24 2014]

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"Without an accurate measurement of the system's range, there could be adverse effects once the system is deployed to theater," said Serafin. "Although this is the first phase of the program, we're taking every step to overcome challenges and prepare for any additional robotics programs that may come to Tobyhanna."
...Revised standards adopted for the vessel intended to operate in shallow coastal waters "continue to accept the risk the crew would need to abandon ship under circumstances that would not necessitate that action" on other vessels, Michael Gilmore, the Defense Department's director of operational testing and evaluation, said in a le
The LCS, "for military and survivability features, was constructed in accordance with Navy specifications and standards comparable to all surface combatants" the service said
"We are sharing recent and relevant information with our foreign allies and are consulting the aviation industry."

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Renewable gasoline produced from woody biomass [Published Design World Online - Jul 11 2014]
TALON robot testing, overhaul underway at Tobyh... [Published United States Army - Jul 11 2014]
DoD nominees in the hot seat — Navy leaders urg... [Published Politico - Jul 10 2014]
Top DOD weapons tester questions Navy ship's su... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 10 2014]
Littoral Ship’s Survival Capability Questioned [Published Bloomberg - Jul 09 2014]
Top DOD weapons tester questions Navy ship's su... [Published Stars and Stripes - Jul 09 2014]
Lecturing us on security, as the rockets fly in [Published The Times Of Israel - Jul 09 2014]
Modernising Heathrow [Published Premier Construction - Jul 08 2014]
Security to be increased at UK airports after U... [Published itv.com - Jul 02 2014]
US: Militants carrying out testing of new bombs... [Published itv.com - Jul 02 2014]
U.S. pushes for tighter European airport securi... [Published CNBC - Jul 02 2014]
Miniature Air Launched Decoy (MALD) Flight Vehicle [Published Air Force Technology - Jul 02 2014]
VMX-22 receives new commanding officer [Published United States Marine Corps - Jul 02 2014]
BOEING : Presolicitation Notice - Modification ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 02 2014]
GBAS for Sydney Airport operations [Published Aviation Business Asia Pacific - Jul 02 2014]
New stop light installed [Published Neighbor Newspapers.com - Jun 27 2014]
ASOS : Sources Sought Notice - ASOS Visibility ... [Published 4 Traders - Jun 23 2014]
Missile system yet to prove itself [Published Albuquerque Journal - Jun 22 2014]
‘Please wait’ – error 0815\BuBi\T-Systems [Published Budapest Times - Jun 20 2014]
GTI shows viable method for conversion of bioma... [Published Pulp and Paper - Jun 20 2014]
Vaisala : Sources Sought Notice - TRANSMITTER W... [Published 4 Traders - Jun 19 2014]
Decontamination Efficacy of Three Commercial-Of... [Published Plosone.org - Jun 18 2014]
GAO-14-650T, Coast Guard Acquisitions: Better I... [Published GAO - Jun 18 2014]
GAO-14-450, Coast Guard Acquistions: Better Inf... [Published GAO - Jun 18 2014]
Written testimony of USCG for a House Transport... [Published Insurance News Net - Jun 18 2014]
Group achieves pilot-scale production of gasoli... [Published Pulp & Paper Canada - Jun 18 2014]
US missile defense system proves to be useless ... [Published Russia Today - Jun 17 2014]
Costly missile system has been unreliable [Published West Hawaii Today - Jun 17 2014]
The F-35B Is Vertically Challenged [Published Aviation International News - Jun 16 2014]
Rostov NPP: reactor assembling is under way at ... [Published Energyland.info - Jun 16 2014]
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FOMC Minutes: Monetary Policy Normalization Dis... [Published Calculated Risk - May 21 2014]
From the Fed: Minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee, April 29-30, 2014 . Excerpt on Monetary Policy Normalization:In a joint session of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, meeting ...
US Navy deploys Standard Missile-3 Block IB for... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Apr 24 2014]
In partnership with the Missile Defense Agency, the U.S. Navy deployed the second-generation Standard Missile-3 Block IB made by Raytheon Company for the first time, initiating the second phase of the Phased Adaptive Approach."The SM-3 Block IB's completion ...
US Navy deploys Standard Missile-3 Block IB for... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Apr 23 2014]
TUCSON, Ariz. - In partnership with the Missile Defense Agency, the U.S. Navy deployed the second-generation Standard Missile-3 Block IB made by Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) for the first time, initiating the second phase of the Phased Adaptive Appro ...
Two Wheel Transport [Published Think Defence - Apr 11 2014]
Between Shanks’s Pony and larger vehicles like Land Rovers or Jackals there sits a class of vehicle that might be regards as ‘personal transportation’ i.e. those with only 1 seat As a result of operations in Afghanistan and general lack of funding, ...
Software Testing Problems Continue to Plague F-... [Published IEEE Spectrum - Mar 27 2014]
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> Photo: U.S. Department of Defense The U.S. General Accountability Office ( GAO ) earlier this week released its fifth annual report on the state of the F-35 Lightning II, aka the Joint Strike Fighter ...
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