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September 01, 2015
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NATO opens training centre in Georgia amid Russia tensions
Tbilisi (AFP) Aug 27, 2015
NATO on Thursday opened a training centre in Georgia as the ex-Soviet country eyes closer partnership with the Western military alliance amid tensions with Russia. Georgia has long sought full NATO membership and hopes to be invited to join a Membership Action Plan (MAP), a formal step towards membership, at a NATO summit in Warsaw next year. But analysts doubt that NATO will grant the small South Caucasus country the membership plan in 2016 for fear of infuriating Russia amid tensions over Ukra ... read more
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Border fear and betrayal beneath Sino-Russian warmth
Savagely beaten and accused of spying for Moscow, Xu Weiyi - one of China's few citizens of Russian descent - stared over the river separating his border village from the Soviet Union, longing for escape. ... more
SUPERPOWERS

Philippines seeks US 'assistance' in South China Sea
The Philippines has asked the US to provide military "assistance" in resupplying and rotating Manila's forces in the South China Sea because they face harassment from regional power China, a military spokesman said Thursday. ... more
SUPERPOWERS

If politics followed golf...
Earlier this month, millions were fixated on two television spectaculars. One was political, the Republican Party's maiden debate in the presidential sweepstakes with participants limited to only "natural born" U.S. citizens (Ted Cruz hopefully is listening.) The second was the PGA Championship, one of golf's annual four major tournaments with international participants of world-class ability. ... more
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Japan complains to UN over Ban's China military parade visit
Tokyo said Monday it has complained to the United Nations over Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's plan to attend a huge military parade in Beijing to mark the 70th anniversary of Japan's defeat in World War II. ... more


CYBER WARS

US weighs China sanctions after cyber hack
The United States is considering economic sanctions against Chinese firms and individuals that profited from cyber attacks on American targets, a senior administration official said Monday. ... more
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FLOATING STEEL

Britain announces investment in Scottish naval base
Scotland's Faslane naval base is to receive Pounds 500 million ($770 million, 688 million euros) in investment over 10 years, the British government announced on Sunday. ... more
MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

Russia, China discuss joint mobile satellite communications
RTI Systems Concern and China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC) discussed possible joint projects on the development of mobile satellite communications at the international MAKS-201 ... more
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Annoying? US 'That Kissed the Moon' Has to Pay Russia for Space Flights

Soaking up carbon dioxide and turning it into valuable products

SpaceX delays next launch after blast

New Russian Spaceship to Be Ready Ahead of Schedule

Boeing introduces portable laser weapon capable of destroying drones

Opportunity brushes a rock and conducts in-situ studies

MILTECH

U.S. creating National Manufacturing Innovation Institute
The U.S. Defense Department is partnering with a major consortium to develop flexible hybrid electronic technologies. ... more
UAV NEWS

Two US Predator drones deployed to Latvia
The US military has deployed two MQ-1 Predator surveillance drones and 70 airmen to Latvia for a two-week training mission aimed at reassuring European allies wary of Russia. ... more
UAV NEWS

DARPA project studies new uses for drones
The U.S. military is launching a program for the use of air-recoverable swarms of unmanned aerial vehicles, each with coordinated, distributed capabilities. ... more
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AEROSPACE

Bulgaria to repair its Soviet-built MiG-29 jets in Poland
Bulgaria's defence ministry said on Friday it would repair six of its 19 Soviet-built MiG-29 fighter planes in Poland, in a move to reduce its dependence on Russia. ... more
AEROSPACE

U.S. Navy orders more P-8A Poseidon aircraft
Boeing Defense, Space & Security has received a contract worth nearly $1.5 billion from the U.S. Navy for P-8A Poseidon aircraft. ... more
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Millions of plastic particles exist in cosmetic products

New 'Tissue Velcro' could help repair damaged hearts

Study identifies plant chemical that determines a honey bee's caste

What would a tsunami in the Mediterranean look like

Scientists discover mechanism behind 'strange' earthquakes

Intensity of desert storms may affect ocean phytoplankton

Increasingly severe disturbances weaken world's temperate forests

AEROSPACE

Britain seeks re-manufacture of attack helicopters
The U.S. State Department has given its approval to a possible Foreign Military Sale for the re-manufacture of British attack helicopters. ... more
FLOATING STEEL

Australia's first LHD ship close to initial operational capability
Australia's first-of-class landing helicopter dock ship is closer to initial operational capability following completion of a graduated test and trial program. ... more
NUKEWARS

Russian nuclear official pleads guilty in US bribery plot
A Russian nuclear official pleaded guilty Monday to a US charge of conspiracy to commit money laundering in a case involving $2.1 million in bribes for contracts with a Moscow-controlled company. ... more
TERROR WARS

IS burns four Iraqi Shiite fighters alive: video
The Islamic State group strung up four Iraqi Shiite fighters with chains and burned them alive, according to footage posted online, the latest gruesome execution video from the jihadists. ... more
TERROR WARS

IS kills two Iraq generals, jihadists advance in Syria
A suicide attack claimed by the Islamic State group killed two Iraqi generals on Thursday in the key battleground province of Anbar, as the jihadists made gains in northern Syria. ... more
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IRAQ WARS

A year on, Yazidis so close yet so far from Iraq hub
Jihadists occupying the Iraqi town of Sinjar are so close that Kurdish fighters can watch them without binoculars and battles are often fought with hand grenades. ... more
IRAQ WARS

Thousands protest against corruption in Iraq capital
REThousands of Iraqis demonstrated against corruption in Baghdad's Tahrir Square on Friday, including supporters of powerful Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr. ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Troubled Finnish nuclear reactor to enter test phase in 2016

China, Japan battle to build Indonesia's first bullet train

Kyrgyzstan hails 'historic' China-financed power line

Australia's coal city backs green future

London clears major North Sea gas investment

Is post-Solyndra climate better for U.S. solar?

Tesla car gets best-ever rating from Consumer Reports

MILTECH

Pentagon joins Silicon Valley in 'flexible' tech hub

SUPERPOWERS

China's Xi, Obama aide hint at underlying tensions ahead of summit

NUKEWARS

US and S. Korea troops stage massive live-dire drill

NUKEWARS

Kim Jong-Un credits nukes not talks for deal with S. Korea

NUKEWARS

Iran's Rouhani urges patience over opposition leaders

NUKEWARS

Iran nuclear deal will 'fuel terrorism': Netanyahu

UAV NEWS

Australian company contracted for UAS components

TERROR WARS

Jihadist hacker killed in US air strike was recruiter: Pentagon

AEROSPACE

Russian Il-76 'Gravity Defying' Aircraft Outperforms Competitors

AEROSPACE

First Norwegian F-35 rolls off production line

Russian Defense Ministry to use updated GLONASS GPS by 2016

German Aerospace Center Open to Cooperation With Russia Despite Sanctions

First Manned Launch From Russia's Vostochny Cosmodrome Delayed Until 2025

Kurdish forces free seven villages in Iraq: officials

Yemen army recruits 4,800 southern fighters: officer

China jails 45 in Xinjiang for illegal border crossing: Xinhua

Mounting toll of Turkey's 'martyrs' stirs controversy

Navy gives continued development approval for EOD robot

AECOM wins Navy task order for continued tech support

North and South Korea: A 'New Normal'?

S. Korea, US say North military easing off war-footing

US, Philippines hold talks on boosting military capacity: spokesman

Two Russian soldiers jailed for killing Tajik taxi driver

Japan lawyers join opposition to controversial security bills

More than 1,000 NATO paratroopers mount exercise in Germany

Iran urges US to release 19 detainees

US envoy to Syria to hit road in push for progress

Two American soldiers killed in Afghan 'insider attack'

Israel air strike hits Gaza after rocket fire

Millions of plastic particles exist in cosmetic products

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