Weekly Mil-Tech Update:

Busy week here in the world of military technology.  An oxygen problem grounds F-22’s.  China still making headlines this week with more videos of their J-20 whizzing around.  Their carrier, the Shi Lang, is still on schedule to hit the water by years end.  Their drone capability is more noise than anything at this point.  Nice try, I would still buy Israeli though.

Precision mortar’s are going to change some routines for the Taliban this summer.  Link it up with target aquasition radar, which will locate directly where enemy fire is coming from, and you’ll raze some landscape, and raise the body count.

The aging F-15 is still wooing the crowds at airshows.  In Moscow, the Russians did not allow their new PAK-FA to fly, leaving the American bird to the spoils.  The T-50 is listed to fly later this summer in August.

Precision mortars will cause high casualties for insurgents this summer

Phantom Ray first flight video: link 

New Video of China’s J-20 Stealth Fighter: link 

MIRACULOUS new AIRSHIP set to fly by 2013: link 

EXCLUSIVE: Northrop Grumman’s Firebird: link 

Chinese Aircraft Carrier Almost Complete: link 

Data Dump: Army Black Tip Ammo: link

Americans help complete Iraqi air defense: link

Army transferring JHSVs to Navy: link

After Grounding Raptors, USAF Eyes Other Jets’ Oxygen Systems: link

Sbirs Launches!: link

Grunt Tech IED Finder: link

Taiwan to Deploy Supersonic Missile on Warships: link 

Northrop Grumman Unveils Latest Spy Plane: link 

Turkey says it could build an aircraft carrier: link 

PICTURE: Improved AirMule resumes flight testing: link 

F-15E somehow steals Moscow air show from PAK-FA: link 

China rejected North Korea’s request for JH-7, C-801 and C-802: link 

China Tests Helicopter Drone: link 

Taiwan estimates Varyag to be operational after 2015: link 

Mistral talks stumble over sensitive technology: link 

Cyber Terrorism May Accelerate!: link 

Solar Updates Marines’ Arsenal: link 

Phantom Ray flies again: link  

Will Firebird Hit The Market Suite Spot?: link 

Israel’s F-35s could be delivered in 2018:link 

Scaled Brings Speed to Northop’s Firebird: link 

GRAPHIC: Beyond AMRAAM, AIM-9X: link 

Israel to invest $1 billion in Iron Dome: report: link 

Military Wants to Read Satellite Info by Playing Dance Dance Revolution: link 

First F-35A formally delivered: link 

Delivery of long-delayed spy planes to start next year: link

Sbirs Executes First LAE Burn: link 

‘Green bullet’ as effective as M855 round consistently?: link 

General Dynamics demonstrates tactical version of 120mm Roll-Controlled Guided Mortar: link 

Precision Mortars Maturing in Combat: link 

Britain Orders Dual Mode Brimstone Missiles: link 

Army Outfitting Afghans with Russian Helos: link 

Iran gets another nuclear fuel batch from Russia: report: link 

Stuxnet, Wikileaks and the militarisation of the Internet: link 

PICTURES: UAE receives first C-17 transport: link 

Finnish Defense Forces Criticise Sisu Vehicle Quality: link 

South Africa Ordering Umkhonto Mk.2 Air Defense Missiles: link 

Turkey gets approval to buy six C-130Es from Saudi Arabia: link 

Army producing enhanced Stryker with double-V hull:link 

A Peek at BAE’s TAP-V Submission: link 

Special Ops Looking for New UAVs: link 

Handheld Spy Drone Too Wimpy for Iraq’s Marines: link 

Army Revisiting Idea of Drone ISR Helicopters: link 

F-35A may need mods to fix range shortfall: link 

Spook Central: Stealth Helo HQ?: link 

‘Numerous export enquiries’ for Meteor missile, says UK MoD: link 

First test flight for biggest China drone: link 

The Coming Age of Smart Armor: link 

Artillery tested for rapid deployment: link 

Israeli Company Debut Stealth Armor: Making Vehicles Disappear?: link 

More Bushmasters for Afghanistan:link 

Qatar nears Gozcu mini UAV deal: link 

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Weekly Mil-Tech Update.

New Helmet to Improve Soldier’s Safety.

Images of China’s New Carrier-Based J-15 Surface.

Apaches Get Ground Fire Detection System.

Iran Arms Hovercrafts.

NG Begins Testing New Multi-Function Active Sensor.

Raytheon Wins Artillery Shell Deal.  Energy Weapons Arm Ships.

 Russia Successfully Test Launches Ballistic Missile.

Raytheon Awarded Contract for Patriot Missile Upgrades.

New Army Lakota Helicopters Loaded with Gear.

SAAB Wins Order for New AT-4 Upgrade.

Researchers Create Invisibility Cloak.

Indonesia Launches Fast Missile Boat.

Rafael Develops “Silver Sparrow” Missile.

Iran: What's Next? Missile Motorcycles?