The business unit of General Dynamics, General Dynamics United Kingdom Ltd, acquired Kylmar (KMC) Ltd., a sensor and optical surveillance company that specializes in products suitable for security and military applications. Although the value of the cash transactions remain undisclosed, the cash transaction is slated to be accretive to 2011 earnings of General Dynamics.
LIOS Technologies has revealed that it has been introduced cyber security into Distributed Temperature Sensing (DTS) systems due to the frequent occurrences of breaches in security.
The Gulf of Mexico’s oil spill is moving to the Lousiana coast as per the most recent image provided by the Envisat of ESA.
Eyasco has introduced a new, advanced monitoring system called the QuB monitoring system.
Evolution Robotics has commenced taking pre-order reservations for its robotic floor cleaning gadget, known as ‘Mint Automatic Floor Cleaner’ that was introduced during January 2010.
The Space Shuttle Discovery launch for the Mission STS-131 was successfully powered by the three Space Shuttle Main Engines (SSME) developed by Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne. The mission aims to provide science equipment and supplies for enabling astronauts to study the Earth better.
General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems has directed an 81mm Air-Dropped Guided Mortar (ADM) onto a stationary ground target successfully.
AKCP has recently launched locateWater sensor that incorporates a rope of customized length for detecting water contact on a particular location along its length. The sensor is able to identify the presence of water when a particular portion of the rope is wet. The rope length can be customized so that it can have many specific sensing lengths spaced at intervals of one meter or one foot
Building Protection Systems, Inc., a pioneer in developing of chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear (CBRN) detection system, has achieved a milestone of more than 100,000 operating hours for its Sentry One detection technology without even one false alarm.
Omowunmi Sadik, Professor of Chemistry and Director of Center for Advanced Sensors and Environmental Systems at the Binghamton University, State University of New York, is developing sensors that will be used for the detection and identification of engineered nanoparticles.