New American secret unobtrusive UAV RQ-180

Magazine «Aviation Week & Space Technology » in its issue of December 9, 2013 makes the main theme (and material) for the first time posted exclusive information about the brand new South American secret unobtrusive bolshennom reconnaissance unmanned aerial vehicle Northtop Grumman RQ-180, developed by one of the «dark» U.S. Department of Defense programs. UAV Northtop Grumman RQ-180 represents a new generation of unmanned systems designed, unlike slow UAVs like General Atomics Predator and Reaper, for action in «inaccessible» or «contested» airspace — in other words the criteria enemy resistance, which owns advanced air defense system and the Air Force.

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During the evolution of the X-51A can accommodate spread inside of the F-22

According to the views of the former head scientist USAF Mark Lewis (Mark Lewis), after the era of stealth comes brand new era, which will become part of hypersonic speed, Defense News reported on September 17. «The United States have some tremendous advantages compared with other countries, including of cosmic and stealth technology,» said Lewis. Hypersonic speed promising tools, even when detecting radar network, the enemy will not leave time to take countermeasures, said the scientist. Hypersonic weapon of the future can be created on the basis of X-missile technologies 51A WaveRider. Booster accelerates hypersonic platform up to speed more

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Turkey increases spending on defense and security

TSAMTO, October 31. The amount of funds allocated by the Turkish government on defense, security and intelligence to grow in 2013 by 16.3% compared with 2012, reported «Jane’s Defence Weekly,» referring to the Ministry of the country money. The total budget for these items in 2013 will amount to 45.3 billion lire (25.1 billion dollars) compared with 39 billion lire in 2012. Increased funding is largely explained worsening confrontation with the PKK and the possibility of armed conflict with Syria. Budget of the Ministry of Defence in 2013 will increase from 18.2 to 20.3 billion liras (an increase of

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FIRST TIME IN HISTORY drones landed on an aircraft carrier

For the first time in the history of technology on July 10 off the coast of Virginia on deck nuclear aircraft carrier USS George HW Bush made the U.S. Navy landing unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), the X-47B, reports businessinsider.com.   «Not very often happens when you get a glimpse of the future. Soon will be developed combat drone which structurally change the present state and the power of our aircraft carriers, «wrote Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus (Ray Mabus) in a press release of the fleet.   Landing UAV sized fighter in size significantly superior shock such as UAV

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The new rifle entered service with the Brazilian Army

The Brazilian Army has adopted an assault rifle IMBEL IA2, reports forte.jor.br November 2. The act of taking a rifle into service signed by the chief of the General Staff of Brazil. Fundamentally the decision was made at an operational meeting of the General Staff on October 18. As reported by wikipedia.org, rifle developed by state-owned and IMBEL created to substitute foreign models of small guns FAL, M16A2 and HK33. The rifle has a version of 5.56mm and 7.62 mm (the latter is also used in the embodiment of a sniper rifle). Regardless of the caliber of effective range is

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HQ-9 and C-300. CHINA disowns ALLEGATIONS OF COPYING

As you know, the Chinese long-range SAM HQ-9 «Red Flag» became the winner of the tender of the Turkish T-Loramids, winning a competition in the American system of Patriot, S-400 Russian and European Aster, now writes mil.news.sina.com.cn. FD-2000 is an export version of the HQ-9 SAM. Mistakenly believe that this complex is a copy of Russian S-300. Our homeland for the first time showed the C-300 on Capital Airshow in 1992, and in 1993 began shipping facilities in China (according to other sources, in 1996), after Beijing began to create their own complex own HQ-9 development lasted almost 15 years.

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Seoul has entered into an underwater arms race

South Korea can make a nuclear submarine fleet Virtually days of South Korea celebrated the 20th anniversary with a day or the creation of its own combat submarine fleet. In 1992, the country received the first submarine, which, in general, its characteristics has been and remains quite moderate compared with the abilities of submarines adjoining states. But Koreans are taught very quickly, can not only dream, and achieve their goals. We already have their first perceptible progress on «military submarine» field. At the moment, the country’s submarine fleet morning freshness became quite perceptible in the region. After three years

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IRAN FOR THE FIGHTER «Carex» NEXT GENERATION

A senior commander of Iran’s Air Force said recently will be demonstrated «the next generation fighter,» reports tasnimnews.com February 2. Air Force Brigadier General Alireza Iran Barkhor (Alireza Barkhor) said that this plane is a double version of the aircraft Saeqeh, its demonstration will be held in the next year (the Iranian chronology begins with March 21). Construction completed aircraft. Coupe version means that the fighter will carry more payload, increased range, has upgraded avionics. In recent years, Iran has reached the great success in the development of various types of military equipment and weapons. Fighter Azarakhsh («Lightning») is

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Russian Strategic Rocket Forces: Serpukhov first showed the latest car countersabotage «Typhoon-M»

Countersabotage machine Typhoon M «created based on the BTR-82, but inside it is armed with a navigation system and the means to counter radio-controlled explosive devices, thermal imager for night reconnaissance, echolocation system and unmanned aircraft for aerial reconnaissance.   «Typhoon-M» able to detect enemy vehicles at a distance of 6 km and hiking saboteur — with 3, said RIA Novosti.   «Application of this unique machine in RVSN missile regiments make significantly better quality of protection and defense mobile missile system SRF and missile silos» — Told RIA Announcements branch chief of the Military Academy RVSN them. Peter A.

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Japan adopts new defense strategy

The geopolitical situation in the Pacific is constantly changing and states have to take appropriate measures. So, last year the U.S. declared its own intentions to strengthen its naval forces in the Pacific, focusing there about 2-thirds of all available warships. Certain applets, to increase the capacity of its armed forces as a whole, China holds. A few days reverse it became clear that Japan also wants to start upgrading their own self-defense forces. A special commission of the government land of the rising sun has prepared draft of the forthcoming development of the forces of self-defense and defense strategy.

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