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General Dynamics Vindicated in GMV Lawsuit

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* Defense News reports that the US Federal Claims Court rejected AM General’s lawsuit against USSOCOM over its GMV award to General Dynamics. * Israel launched Ofek-10, a surveillance satellite with a reported 0.5m resolution. * Thomas de Maizière, Germany’s Interior Minister (~Homeland Security for our American readers) (and former defense minister), after almost a year of Snowden revelations: the US is operating without any kind of boundaries. * Boeing announced that the US Navy certified their Phantom Badger combat support vehicle for transport aboard V-22s. * This video from the Des Moines Register shows how ludicrous it is for local police to use MRAPs. But hey, they get brand new impressive vehicles for cheap. * VentureBeat reports that a US Air Force evaluation group is testing Google Glass and likes its fast information retrieval capabilities. * Today’s video from the UK’s MoD shows their “Porton Man” robotic mannequin, developed to test NBC suits:

* Defense News reports that the US Federal Claims Court rejected AM General’s lawsuit against USSOCOM over its GMV award to General Dynamics.

* Israel launched Ofek-10, a surveillance satellite with a reported 0.5m resolution.

* Thomas de Maizière, Germany’s Interior Minister (~Homeland Security for our American readers) (and former defense minister), after almost a year of Snowden revelations: the US is operating without any kind of boundaries.

* Boeing announced that the US Navy certified their Phantom Badger combat support vehicle for transport aboard V-22s.

* This video from the Des Moines Register shows how ludicrous it is for local police to use MRAPs. But hey, they get brand new impressive vehicles for cheap.

* VentureBeat reports that a US Air Force evaluation group is testing Google Glass and likes its fast information retrieval capabilities.

* Today’s video from the UK’s MoD shows their “Porton Man” robotic mannequin, developed to test NBC suits:

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