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  • 2 September 2008

    iRobot Awarded $200m by US Army for Robot Technology

    iRobot Corp has been awarded a $200m ceiling priced indefinite delivery / indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract from the US Army Programme Executive Office for simulation, training and instrumentation. The army...

  • 2 September 2008

    UK MoD Invests £220m in Submarine Expertise

    The British Ministry of Defence (MoD) has awarded QinetiQ with a 15 year contract worth £200m to supply a range of scientific expertise and maritime research facilities. The agreement is...

  • 20 August 2008

    US firm pleads guilty to exporting defence secrets

    A US firm pleaded guilty to illegally providing a Chinese national with data used in developing an unmanned aerial weapons system, the Justice Department said on Wednesday. The federal plea...

  • 18 August 2008

    Military Fund Mind-Reading Research

    The US military has awarded university researchers with a $4mn grant to study ways to read people's thoughts. The military is hoping that the research could perhaps lead to technology...

  • 14 August 2008

    Poland Signs Missile Defence Deal with the US

    Poland has signed a defence deal with the US to host a missile defence shield system at a base on the Baltic coast. The US will install ten interceptor missiles...

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