Latest Military technology News

Louisiana plans new cybersecurity center for threat response

Aug. 27, 2019 12:32 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana is establishing a cybersecurity center in Baton Rouge that will analyze hacking threats and bolster information sharing among state and federal agencies, industry experts and academics in an effort to strengthen computer network security. Gov. John Bel Edwards and Maj....

Policymakers and defense businesses to meet in Rhode Island

Aug. 25, 2019 4:10 PM EDT

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Policymakers and defense industry representatives are coming together in Rhode Island to discuss innovation and technologies in development for the military. The Southeastern New England Defense Industry Alliance is hosting its sixth annual conference on defense innovation Monday...

Germany charges Russian for violating trade embargo

Aug. 21, 2019 8:30 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's federal prosecutor has charged a Russian citizen for crimes against the foreign trade law because he allegedly exported technology and chemicals to Russia that fall under an embargo. Prosecutors in Karlsruhe said Wednesday that Vladimir D., whose full name and age were not given,...

South Carolina company gets Navy contract for up to $99M

Aug. 15, 2019 5:04 AM EDT

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina company has a Navy contract for up to $99 million over four years. Advanced Technology International of Summerville was one of two competitors for the contract with the Office of Naval Research. Work will be done for the Navy Manufacturing Technology Center for...

Quake damage estimate tops $5B at California Navy base

Aug. 14, 2019 10:52 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Earthquakes that struck California last month caused more than $5 billion in damage to Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake, a sprawling desert facility where some of the military's most advanced weapons are tested, according to an estimate made public Wednesday. A survey of nearly 3,600...

North Korea: US inciting military tension with new exercises

Aug. 6, 2019 10:38 AM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — North Korea's envoy to the U.N.-backed Conference on Disarmament has lashed out at the United States over its latest military exercises with South Korea, accusing Washington of "inciting military tension" by deploying powerful military hardware on the peninsula. Ju Yong Chol's comments came...

The Latest: US says Japan-South Korea committed nuke efforts

Aug. 2, 2019 10:35 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Japan downgrading South Korea's trade status (all times local): 11:25 p.m. Senior U.S. officials say they don't expect an escalating dispute between Japan and South Korea to affect cooperation on efforts to get North Korea to get rid of its nuclear weapons. Four officials say...

Whistleblower vindicated in Cisco cybersecurity case

Aug. 1, 2019 3:29 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A computer security expert who has won a trailblazing payout in a whistleblower lawsuit over critical security flaws he found in October 2008 in Cisco Systems Inc. video surveillance software thought his discovery would be a career-boosting milestone. James Glenn imagined at the time that...

Expert wins settlement in whistleblower case against Cisco

Aug. 1, 2019 12:07 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A computer security expert won a rare payout in a whistleblower lawsuit he filed against Cisco Systems Inc. almost a decade ago, after he reported critical security flaws in Cisco video surveillance software used at major U.S. international airports and federal agencies with critical national...

Japan-Korea trade spat to intensify with new export limits

Jul. 29, 2019 8:26 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Antagonisms between South Korea and Japan are already at the boiling point. They're bound to deepen with Tokyo's plan to expand controls over exports of sensitive materials by dropping its neighbor from a list of 27 countries granted preferential trade status. The decision, expected soon, will...