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Our Comments on The NSA’s Review Panel Suggestions (Part I)–More To Come

Source: Executive Summary “Liberty and Security in a Changing World”; 12 Dec 2013 With Regards To:  Surveillance of US Persons “With respect to surveillance of US Persons, we recommend a series of significant reforms. Under section 215 of the Foreign … Continue reading

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ReconRobotics To Supply Throwbot XTs To U.S. Army.

ReconRobotics makers of the Throwbot XT, an amazing throwable miniature robot, was awarded a $13.9 million contract by the U.S. Army’s Rapid Equipping Force for up to 1,000 miniature, throwable, mobile robots. The Throwbot XT has been in use for sometime … Continue reading

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SOFIC 2012 / ISOF 2012 – AeroVironment Raven® UAS

When I first started talking about the UAS and UAV systems, I alluded to the fact that these devices are increasingly becoming and extension of the soldier operator and as important as anything else in his array of tools. My assertion is proving to be … Continue reading

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SOFIC 2012 / ISOF 2012 Special Reconnaissance, Surveillance, and Exploitation

One of a number of areas of high interest for USSOCOM is Special Reconnaissance, Surveillance, and Exploitation (SRSE pronounced ser-see). The portfolios encompass sensors, force protection, forensics, biometrics, collection, dissemination and a variety of other disciplines, and their supporting technologies. It is … Continue reading

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Sensors and Lasers

A month or two ago, PEO Soldier posted an interesting video on their site, and since sensors and lasers are part of the C4ISR schema that I’ll be talking about throughout the year, I thought it would be appropriate to … Continue reading

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