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Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
November 29, 2015
Russia's nuclear weapon arsenal surpasses US
Moscow (Sputnik) Nov 27, 2015
Russia's nuclear arsenal surpasses the US and in the future it will be even stronger, the developer of the Russian strategic missile systems, the general designer of the 'Moscow Institute of Thermal Technologies' Yuri Solomonov said on Thursday. "As long as there are nuclear weapons, there will be no war that's for 100%. That is a guarantee of our security. "Our nuclear arsenal is stronger than the American strategic nuclear force. And it will be even stronger. I am saying this not to brag b ... read more
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Elbit to supply Hermes 900 HFE UAVs to Switzerland
Elbit Systems has been awarded a $200 million contract from the Swiss Federal Department of Defense, Civil Protection and Sport ("DDPS"), for the supply of Hermes 900 HFE (Heavy Fuel Engine) Unmanne ... more

U.S. Navy's USNS Maury completes acceptance trials
The U.S. Navy's 7th Pathfinder-class ship, USNS Maury, completed its acceptance trials after a week of extensive testing. ... more

General Dynamics receives sub contract modification
The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $102.8 million contract modification to develop Virginia-class attack submarines. ... more
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Philippine Air Force receiving South Korean FA-50 jets
The Philippines will receive on Friday the first two of 12 FA-50 Golden Eagle jets from Korea Aerospace Industries. ... more


Saab to modernize Sweden's RBS 97 Hawk missile system
Saab is to provide life-extension services for for Sweden's RBS 97 Hawk medium-range surface-to-air missile system. ... more

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Polish call to scrap NATO-Russia deal 'extraordinarily dangerous': Moscow
Russia's foreign ministry on Thursday slammed as "extraordinarily dangerous" Poland's call to annul a NATO act that prevents it from having permanent military bases on its soil. ... more

Many actors and differing interests in anti-IS fight
The battle against the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq has become an international priority but faces a patchwork of conflicting agendas and strategies from a wide array of actors. ... more
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UN nuclear watchdog to report on Iran probe next week
The UN nuclear watchdog said Thursday it will provide next week a long-awaited report on Iran's alleged efforts to develop atomic weapons, but warned its conclusions won't be "black and white". ... more

Germany offers France recon jets, frigate for IS fight
Germany can offer France Tornado reconnaissance jets, a naval frigate, aerial refuelling and satellite images to back the fight against the Islamic State jihadist group, the defence minister said Thursday. ... more

Surge in French police, army sign-ups after Paris attacks
France's emergency services and military have seen a surge of interest from young people keen to join up after watching the Paris attacks unfold on television. ... more
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BAE Systems touts after-market products, services for F-15s
BAE Systems is bannering its products and service for F-15 fighters as the after-market original equipment manufacturer for fleet sustainment and upgrades. ... more

Cameron makes case for Britain to join Syria air strikes
Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday argued his case to MPs for Britain to join air strikes on Islamic State (IS) targets in Syria, amid signs that opposition was weakening after the Paris attacks. ... more
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U.S. Air Force aiming to increase energy security through microgrids
The Air Force Research Laboratory is collaborating with the Hawaii Center for Advanced Transporation Technologies to explore microgrid and alternative fuel. ... more

New runway barrier system blocks engine damage
A barrier system around runways at an Israeli airbase has reduced by 80 percent the damage to aircraft engines caused by foreign objects and debris. ... more

Russia targets Turkish economy over downed warplane
Russia on Thursday pledged broad retaliatory measures against Turkey's economy in revenge for the downing of one of its warplanes, as recriminations between Moscow and Ankara reached fever pitch. ... more

BAE Systems, SAIC making amphibious armored vehicle prototypes
BAE Systems and SAIC have been awarded separate Marine Corps contracts to develop and produce new amphibious combat vehicles. ... more

Still no date for Syria opposition meeting: Saudi
There is still no date for a meeting that aims to form a coalition of Syrian opposition groups before peace talks targeted for January 1, the Saudi foreign minister said Thursday. ... more

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Chinese, Lao leaders mark successful launch of communication satellite
Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Lao counterpart, Choummaly Sayasone, sent each other congratulatory messages on Saturday to mark the successful launch of a Lao communication satellite with a Ch ... more

US Engine Dilemma: No Space Without Moscow
Washington continues to purchase rocket engines from Moscow, as the US has removed them from the list of sanctioned materials, Russia's trade representative to the United States told RIA Novosti. ... more
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Britain axes 1 billion pound carbon capture scheme

Dutch lawmakers approve plan to close coal power plants

French carmakers top European list of low CO2 emitters

PetroChina sells pipeline stake amid reforms push

French group to help Japan dismantle nuclear reactors

Google gets 348,085 'forget' requests in Europe

CERN colliding lead ions at record energy using upgraded LHC


Japan rocket launches its first commercial satellite


China's scientific satellites to enter uncharted territory


US has 'concerns' over Russian missile system: US official


Russia says jet downing 'provocation' as pilot denies warning


Ultrastable materials investigated in depth


Poland's new govt rethinks Patriot missiles, Airbus choppers


Heavy Russia raids in Syria area where plane downed: monitor


Tensions soar as Turkey shoots down Russian plane


US strike on Afghan hospital was 'frightening catalogue of errors': MSF


China says Communist Party officials among Xinjiang attackers

Afghan army in rescue bid for Taliban chopper crash hostages

French lawmakers vote to extend air strikes in Syria

Iran nuclear deal to enter into force early January: deputy FM

N. Korea slams South's live-fire drill

A Tornado With Rockets: New Russian Launch Vehicles Get Guided Missiles

Army researchers look at new artillery propellant control system

U.S. Army awards Leidos ISR production contract

U.S. Air Force orders more JDAM bomb kits

Japan links Australian submarine bid to regional security

U.K. awards Cook Defence Systems contract for armored vehicle tracks

Thirsty for fame: Pakistan's camel-mounted military bagpipe band

Taliban seize 15 soldiers after Afghanistan helicopter crash

Cost of replacing UK's nuclear submarines goes up 6bn pounds

British PM David Cameron announces boost in defense spending

N. Korea warns South ahead of shelling anniversary

Indonesia joining South Korea's fighter aircraft program

Brits Aim for the Stars with Big Bucks on Offer to Conquer Final Frontier

NASA calls on SpaceX to send astronauts to ISS

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Bright prospects: Repairing neurons with light

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