Rapid Fire 2010-03-25: UK Space Agency

Rapid Fire 2010-03-25: UK Space Agency

* Water desalination on a chip could be a game-changer for post-disaster scenarios, expeditionary militaries. * Britain consolidating work of 6 government departments, 2 research councils, a technology committee and the Met Office into one new UK Space Agency. * US...
Rapid Fire 2010-03-25: UK Space Agency

South Africa’s Mine Sweeper: US Army, USMC Orders VMMD Systems, Parts

Husky w. trailers(click to view full) $7.2 million USMC order for VMMD spare parts. (March 24/10) Detecting and defusing IEDs and mines has been a preoccupation of US troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. The South Africa-based RSD, a division of Dorbyl, has developed a...