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Australia steps up surveillance to enforce sanctions against N. Korea

Australia steps up surveillance to enforce sanctions against N. Korea

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April 26 (UPI) -- Australia's defense ministry announced a maritime patrol to conduct surveillance enforcing sanctions against North Korea. A P-8A Poseidon aircraft joined surveillance operations in Japan, where the guided-missile frigate HMAS Melbourne is already deployed with international partners, the ministry said in a statement on Friday. Australia deployed maritime patrol aircraft to the Sea of Japan, which separates Japan from the Korean Peninsula, three times in 2018. The Australian deployment enforces United Nations sanctions against North Korea. The U.N. Security Council has unanimously passed resolutions condemning North Korea for its ongoing nuclear weapons program. The measures include a ban on sales of military equipment and any property convertible to military use, a fre...
Raytheon tests EASR all-purpose surveillance radar for U.S. Navy

Raytheon tests EASR all-purpose surveillance radar for U.S. Navy

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March 20 (UPI) -- The Enterprise Air Surveillance Radar sensor, the U.S. Navy's newest radar, has completed subtesting, its builder, Raytheon Co., announced. The rotating array of radar components was mounted on a 100-foot tower at the Navy's Surface Combat Systems Center at Wallops Island, Va., and will undergo systems-level tracking of aircraft through the end of the year. The EASR system, a collection of radar devices on a 36-square foot platform and an element in the SPY-6 air and missile defense radar system, is the Navy's next generation radar for aircraft carriers and amphibious warfare ships. The system provides simultaneous anti-air and anti-surface warfare, electronic protection and air traffic control capabilities, Raytheon said. It can be used on a variety of ships, planes, ...
Army contracts with TCOM for aerostat surveillance work

Army contracts with TCOM for aerostat surveillance work

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May 21 (UPI) -- TCOM Limited Partnership has been awarded a contract by the Defense Department for services to support the Tethered Aerostat Radar System. The contract, awarded by the U.S. Army Contracting Command, is valued at more than $ 9.9 million under the terms of a firm-fixed-price contract and taps the company for 30-yard aerostat survivability and other services, according to the Pentagon. The Tethered Aerostat Radar System, or TARS, is a low-level, airborne ground surveillance system that's used for active surveillance and early-warning base defense. Additionally, the contract provides "engineering and technical, logistics, and flight operations support services," the Pentagon said. Work on the contract will occur in Afghanistan and is expected to be complete in February 2019. ...