Israeli military to launch missile strike alert app

Israeli military to launch missile strike alert app

JERUSALEM, March 4 (UPI) -- The Israeli military said it is soon releasing a smart phone application that will allow users to receive emergency alerts for missile strikes.

Australia blames 'miscalculation' for intrusions in Indonesian waters

CANBERRA, Australia, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Intrusions by Australian naval vessels into Indonesian territorial waters were the accidental result of "miscalculation," an internal review found.

Lockheed Martin to build 2 more U.S. Air Force satellites

DENVER, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- The U.S. Air Force has modified contracts to see through completion of two more satellites being built by Lockheed Martin, the aviation and aerospace manufacturer said.

Switzerland, Austria seek U.S. Foreign Military Sales deals

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Two European countries are separately seeking support services and aircraft from the United States under the Foreign Military Sales Program.

Romania seeks F-16 weapons, support

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- The government of Romania has asked the United States for weapons, equipment and support for a dozen F-16 MLU Block 15 aircraft it is buying from Portugal.

Obama proposes manufacturing initiatives

WASHINGTON, May 9 (UPI) -- The White House on Thursday announced two business-friendly initiatives to coordinate U.S. manufacturing and manage federal data helpful to job creation.

Sukhoi signs Malaysian maintenance deal

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, April 5 (UPI) -- Russian aircraft maker Sukhoi has signed a $100 million technical aircraft maintenance contract with the Malaysian Defense Ministry.

Boeing to modernize U.S. Air Force GPS net

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Boeing will modernize the U.S. Air Force GPS network including software and systems affecting its constellation of satellites amid increasing competition in space and concerns security.

Report: S. Korea mulls unmanned 'copters

SEOUL, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- South Korea may develop unmanned attack helicopters that could hit North Korea border bases to deter nuclear threats, a military source told Yonhap.

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Seoul: Our missiles can find you any time

SEOUL, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- South Korea has developed missiles with global positioning systems that can hit a target day or night, the state arms development agency said Monday.

New location system could compete with GPS

SYDNEY, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- A positioning technology that could compete with satellite-based global positioning systems can work indoors as well as out, its Australian developers say.

LM team marks milestones for GPS III

NEWTOWN, Pa., March 31 (UPI) -- Lockheed Martin announced that the development of its Global Positioning System spacecraft for the U.S. Air Force has successfully reached key milestones.

Raytheon contracted for ADAP system

HARLOW, England, March 2 (UPI) -- The U.S. Air Force has contracted Raytheon Systems Ltd. for the delivery of a navigation system interference protection technology.

New GPS sats have anti-jamming gear

DENVER, April 8 (UPI) -- Lockheed Martin said this week its new U.S. Air Force GPS satellites carry anti-jamming capabilities.

USAF GPS sat completes integration tests

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., March 25 (UPI) -- Lockheed Martin has finished integration testing on the last of its current series of GPS satellites for the U.S. Air Force.

USAF launches new LM GPS II R-M satellite

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., March 24 (UPI) -- The U.S. Air Force earlier this month successfully launched a new military Global Positioning Satellite.

Latest GPS IIR-M goes into orbit

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Dec. 27 (UPI) -- A new Global Positioning System Block IIR-M satellite was launched from Cape Canaveral, Fla., last week.

LM, ITT, GD seek new GPS contract

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Lockheed Martin said last week it was seeking a U.S. Air Force contract to build the GPS Block III satellites.

Three more USAF GPS satellites planned

DENVER, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- U.S. company Lockheed Martin says three more Global Positioning Systems satellites are due to be launched next year.

LM's new GPS for USAF launched into orbit

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Oct. 22 (UPI) -- A new Lockheed Martin GPS satellite for the U.S. Air Force was successfully launched last week.

Professors envision advanced global travel

LONDON, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Nanotechnology and GPS positioning hold the key to making worldwide transportation a simpler affair, two professors from New Zealand suggest.

Canadian province turns OnStar off

QUEBEC CITY, June 22 (UPI) -- The Canadian province of Quebec is the only entity in North America that bans global positioning systems from non-emergency vehicles.

Giove-A is set for European launch

PARIS, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Giove-A is set to be launched into orbit by a Soyuz rocket from Baikonur, Kazakhstan, to test key components in the Galileo network.