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April 19, 2014
China faces 'most complex time in history' at home and abroad - Xi Jinping
Moscow (Voice of Russia) Apr 19, 2014
Chinese President Xi Jinping held the first meeting of a new national security commission on Tuesday, saying China needed a coordinated approach to domestic and foreign challenges, including social unrest, in "the most complex time in history". China announced the formation of the commission in November at the end of a key party meeting to map out reforms, Reuters reports. Experts say it is based on the National Security Council in the United States and will increase coordination among the v ... read more
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ATK supplying hardware, composites for Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle
Hardware and large composite structures for Phase 1 of the U.S. Air Force's Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle program are to be supplied by ATK. ... more

Russian Rockets used by the US
Since the end of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, U.S. and Russian relations have deteriorated significantly due to the Russia-Ukraine crisis. One of the important questions on many minds is: " ... more

21st Space Wing reaches inspection milestone
The 21st Space Wing was recently recognized by the Air Force Inspector General as the first active duty or Reserve wing in the Air Force to fully implement the Air Force Inspection System and become ... more
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Lockheed Martin Contracted To Maintain MK-48 Torpedoes
Operational readiness of the U.S. Navy's MK-48 heavyweight torpedo inventory will continue to be ensured by Lockheed Martin. The Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) awarded Lockheed Martin a contract ... more


Sensitive detection method may help impede illicit nuclear trafficking
According to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) the greatest danger to nuclear security comes from terrorists acquiring sufficient quantities of plutonium or highly enriched uranium (HEU) ... more
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China to boost space defense in 'new-type combat force'
China is planning to beef up its combat capability by increasing resources in a "new-type combat force," which includes integrating air and space capability in reaction to the international developm ... more

LockMarts GMLRS Warhead Logs Successful Flight-Test Series
Lockheed Martin has conducted the fifth and final Production Qualification Test (PQT) for the new Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Alternative Warhead recently at White Sands Missile Ran ... more
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B3: the vitamin from outer space

SpaceX launches Dragon capsule to ISS

Tech giants look to skies to spread Internet

Scientists Capture Ultrafast Snapshots of Light-Driven Superconductivity

"RoboClam" hits new depths as robotic digger

New Self-healing Plastics Developed


Russia's Glonass system fails second time in April
Nine Russian navigation satellites had gone out of service for the second time in this month, the Federal Space Agency Roscosmos said Tuesday. According to Roscosmos, between 01:00 and 01:30 M ... more

F-35 Fleet Surpasses 15,000 Flying Hours
The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II fleet recently surpassed 15,000 flight hours, marking a major milestone for the program. "Flying 15,000 hours itself demonstrates that the program is matu ... more

NextGen Drone Tracker Kit Now Available
Sagetech Corporation, disruptive innovator in miniature avionics, has announced a new turnkey solution to track drones using NextGen ADS-B location broadcasts and iPads. The ADS-B Tracker Kit includ ... more
UAV Payloads 2014, 24 - 25 June - London, UK
International Conference on Protection of Materials and Structures From Space Environment
Nuclear Supply Chain Summit - April 28-29 Greenville SC
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Ukraine's pro-Russian militants hold firm despite accord
Pro-Russian rebels stubbornly refused to cede control of a string of towns in eastern Ukraine on Friday, jeopardising a deal backed by the West and Russia meant to ease tensions and rejecting promises of concessions from Kiev. ... more

Japan begins work on surveillance unit near disputed islands: report
Japan broke ground Saturday on a coastal surveillance unit near a string of islands at the centre of a bitter territorial dispute with China, a report said. ... more
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Earthquake simulation tops one quadrillion flops

Deforestation could intensify climate change in Congo Basin by half

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Building Better Soybeans for a Hot, Dry, Hungry World

Earliest ancestor of land herbivores discovered

Air temperature influenced African glacial movements

Moth study suggests hidden climate change impacts


Israelis, Palestinians hold separate talks with US envoy
Israeli and Palestinian negotiators met separately Friday with US peace envoy Martin Indyk, a Palestinian source said, a day after five hours of three-way talks failed to bring agreement. ... more

Violence kills 29 as Iraqi forces hit militants
Violence in Iraq killed 29 people Saturday, most of them militants who died in a security forces assault that pushed them out of an area west of Baghdad, officials said. ... more

Russia to 'boost military presence' on disputed Kurils
Russia will build new military compounds in the next two years on the Kuril islands that are the subject of a territorial row with neighbouring Japan, a top commander said Friday. ... more
Russia warns Ukraine against missile technologies proliferation

Japan orders to shoot down any new N Korea ballistic missile launches

US to send two more missile defence ships to Japan: Hagel

Raytheon awarded first international contract for Paveway IV

Raytheon UK to export Paveway IV

GMLRS alternative warhead completes production qualification tests

Google buys solar-powered drone maker Titan Aerospace

UAV production to remain profitable

NextGen Drone Tracker Kit Now Available

NGC Ships Payload Module For 4th Advanced EHF Protected ComSat

Harris, Exelis win Army radio contract

Fourth AEHF Protected Communications Satellite Begins Integration Months Ahead of Schedule


Rouhani says Iran bears no hostility to the world
Iran has no intention of committing acts of aggression but retains the right to defend itself militarily, President Hassan Rouhani said Friday. ... more

F-35 in first international flight
The first flights outside the United States of Lockheed Martin's F-35 Lightning II will occur in Britain this summer. ... more

US to send 'non-lethal' military aid to Ukraine: Hagel
The United States will send helmets, medical supplies and other non-lethal military aid to Ukraine amid fears of another Russian incursion there, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday. ... more

ISS to Beam Video via Laser Back to Earth
A team of about 20 working at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., through the lab's Phaeton early-career-hire program, led the development of the Optical Payload for Lasercomm Scie ... more
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Rethink education to fuel bioeconomy

Making dams safer for fish around the world

Ultra-fast electrical circuits using light-generated tunneling currents

Tiny Step Edges, Big Step for Surface Science

Quantum superconductor-metal to glass transition observed

Combs of Light Accelerate Communication

Relieving electric vehicle range anxiety with improved batteries


US settlement reached to sell Iran-owned skyscraper in New York


Iraq policeman dies shielding recruits, attacks kill 21


Pakistan to hold fresh talks with Taliban negotiators


Keel layed for new littoral combat ship


GMLRS alternative warhead completes production qualification tests


Fourth officer charged in US Navy bribery scandal


Palestinians rally for prisoners as peace talks falter


Landmine kills Tunisian soldier in remote border area


Diligent Consulting tapped for Air Force Network support


UAV production to remain profitable

EU urges Israel to reverse West Bank moves

Australian broadcaster ABC wins landmark China access

Russia should be ready for non-contact war

China's maritime area being carved up

Foes flex muscles in east Ukraine as NATO beefs up forces

Syria at 'critical moment', China tells opposition chief

Pakistani Taliban refuse to extend ceasefire, will continue talks

Lockheed to continue torpedo maintenance

US missile cruiser headed back to port after fire

Rival Somali forces face off over flashpoint Sool zone

Israel, Palestinian peace meet postponed after killing

Germany asks U.S. for P-3C Orion upgrade

Raytheon UK to export Paveway IV

Jordan destroys 'camouflaged' vehicles crossing from Syria

Bombers kill five at Iraq provincial govt compound

Singapore accepts Indonesia apology over warship row

BAE Systems announces mobile app for Google Glass devices

Ukraine army's humiliations pile up as eastern push fizzles

Bloomberg arms US gun control with $50 mn

Earthquake simulation tops one quadrillion flops

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