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U.S. Navy and NATO Ships Participate at Formidable Shield Exercise

The U.S. Navy and naval forces from seven other NATO member countries have engaged in an integrated air and missile defense scenario Saturday as part of the Formidable Shield 2017 exercise. Warships from Canada, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, UK and U.S. defended against a ballistic missile and three anti-ship cruise missiles during …

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DHS, NIST to Sponsor Smart City Cybersecurity Challenge

The National Institute of Standards and Technology and the Department of Homeland Security will sponsor a challenge that will urge participants to design smart city technologies with cybersecurity as the top priority. NIST said Thursday the 2018 Global City Teams Challenge, called “Smart and Secure Cities and Communities Challenge,” will forge collaborations …

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NASA, Italian Counterpart Partner to Study Cosmic X-Rays

NASA and Italy’s space agency have agreed to jointly launch a mission that will explore cosmic X-rays beginning in 2020. Robert Lightfoot, acting administrator of NASA, and Roberto Battiston, president of the Italian space agency, signed an agreement at the Paris Air Show to establish the terms of cooperation under the Imaging …

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Space News: Poland, China Ink Space & Telecom Cooperation Agreement

Space agencies from Poland and China have signed an agreement to cooperate on joint research, monitor and develop new telecommunications systems to spur space cooperation between the two nations, Space News reported Monday. Brian Berger writes the Polish Space Agency and the Chinese National Space Administration’s partnership aims to help facilitate development of smaller businesses …

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Report: WH To Help Italy Upgrade General Atomics-Built Drones

The White House plans to add missiles and laser-guided bombs to Italy’s drone fleet, Adam Entous writes for the Wall Street Journal. Entous reports the White House submitted a letter of request to Congress in April to arm six Italian Reaper drones, built by General Atomics. U.S. officials have indicated that …

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