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September 16, 2014
UN nuclear watchdog head ups pressure on Iran
Vienna (AFP) Sept 15, 2014
The head of the UN atomic watchdog hit out Monday at Iran over its lack of cooperation with a probe into its nuclear programme, three weeks after Tehran missed a deadline to provide important information. "In order to resolve all outstanding issues, it is very important that Iran continues to implement, in a timely manner, all practical measures agreed" to improve transparency, International Atomic Energy Agency chief Yukiya Amano said. This was despite Iran's "statement of a firm, high-level co ... read more
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Submarine work contract awarded to General Dynamics Electric Boat
Planning yard work, engineering and technical support for U.S. Navy nuclear submarines is to be conducted by General Dynamics Electric boat. ... more

Australia facility to tackle chem-bio threats
Australia's Defense Science and Technology Organization has broken ground for an upgraded defense science research facility in the State of Victoria. ... more

Raytheon announces full-rate production of Talon rocket
Raytheon's Talon laser-guided rocket has entered full-rate production for the United Arab Emirates under a 2013 order. ... more
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Lockheed Martin partners with Saudi firm for Sniper ATP support facility
The first overseas support facility for Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods is being opened in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by Lockheed Martin. ... more


Work starts on new patrol vessel for Singapore
Singapore Technologies Marine has held a keel-laying ceremony for the Republic of Singapore Navy's first of eight Littoral Mission Vessels. ... more

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Renegade claims jet raid on Libya militia position
A warplane carried out an air raid Monday on a military base in western Libya held by anti-government militias, in an attack claimed by renegade former general Khalifa Haftar. ... more

US rejects military cooperation with Iran in Iraq, open to talks
US Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday ruled out military cooperation with Iran but said Washington remained open to talks with Tehran about the threat posed by Islamic State militants. ... more
Space News from
Astronauts eye China's future space station

Space: China's final tourism frontier

Deal between Romantis and SES will better serve regional VSAT providers

'J' marks the spot for Rosetta's lander

Slovenia expects to launch nanosatellite within 3 years

Martian meteorite yields more evidence of the possibility of life on Mars

KVH Introduces Affordable Fiber Optic Gyro IMUs for Demanding Applications


Exelis receives new order for night vision goggles
More Generation 3 night vision equipment has been ordered from Exelis, with deliveries to occur from late this year and early into 2015. ... more

Israeli arms sale to Ukraine blocked: report
A proposed sale of Israeli weapons including drones to Ukraine has been blocked for fear of antagonising Russia, Channel Two television reported on Monday. ... more

Iran rejects US-led coalition against jihadists
Iran said Monday it rejected a US request for its cooperation against the jihadist Islamic State as part of an international coalition whose true aim Tehran sees as regime change in Syria. ... more
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Iraq wins pledge of military support against IS
The world's top diplomats pledged Monday to support Iraq in its fight against Islamic State militants by "any means necessary", including "appropriate military assistance", as leaders stressed the urgency of the crisis. ... more

Harris Corporation supply Falcon III RF-340M radios to U.S. military
Falcon III RF-340M multi-channel manpack radios, which provide enhanced command-and-control, have been ordered from Harris Corporation by the U.S. military. ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Asian monsoon much older than previously thought

Sharks in acidic waters avoid smell of food

Specialized species critical for reefs

M 9.0+ possible for subduction zones along 'Ring of Fire,'

Tiny Diamonds Point To Cosmic Impact For Major Period of Climate Change

Small algae with great potential

How a change in slope affects lava flows


"Artificial Spleen" Could Increase Survival Odds for Future Sepsis Patients
Sepsis - a life-threatening over-reaction by the immune system to infection - afflicts 18 million people a year worldwide and kills between 30 and 50 percent of them. Sepsis poses a significant thre ... more

US steps up efforts to target extremists at home
The United States announced Monday it was stepping up efforts to target extremists at home as it seeks to build a broad global coalition against Islamic State militants. ... more

Islamic State suspects in Indonesia are China's Uighurs
Indonesian police on Monday said the four foreigners arrested over the weekend suspected of being linked to the Islamic State jihadist group were from China's ethnic Uighur minority. ... more

Israel PM urges defence budget hike after costly Gaza war
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday called for an increase in defence spending, after a bloody and costly war in Gaza. ... more

British PM holds fire on IS, pursues cautious strategy
The murder of British aid worker David Haines has upped the pressure on London to take the fight to the Islamic State, but Prime Minister David Cameron is proceeding with caution - and some confusion. ... more


Tehran mocks anti-jihadist front without Damascus
Tehran ridiculed an international conference on the jihadist threat that opened in Paris on Monday, insisting the Islamic State cannot be defeated without the support of its ally Damascus. ... more

Briton's beheading boosts resolve of anti-IS coalition
The Islamic State's beheading of another Western hostage has strengthened the resolve of a US-led coalition ahead of a Paris conference Monday on how to jointly eliminate the jihadist group. ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Moventas to service two turbines in Eesti Energia's Aulepa wind park

Businesses go solar to save millions

AREVA signs a contract to manufacture a panel prototype for ITER project

Construction begins on World's Largest Floating Solar Power Plant

New Family of Materials for Energy-Efficient Information Storage and Processing

Officials Celebrate Groundbreaking of Kansas' First Community Solar Array

Launch of Australia's largest solar farm a much-needed bright spot in a tough year


Signs of N. Korea developing missile submarine: South


'All bases covered' in coalition bid to crush IS


China's Xi starts South Asia tour in "paradise"


Russia Plans to Launch 5 Angara Heavy Rockets Per Year by 2025


Proton Launches May Compete on Price With US Falcons


NASA's Orion Spacecraft Nears Completion, Ready for Fueling


Baghdad blast turns wedding joy into funeral grief


Israel intelligence hits back over refuseniks' letter


Turing biopic wins Toronto film festival top prize


SpaceX's next cargo launch set for Sept 20

Ariane rocket launches Asia-Pacific telecoms satellites

Three Russian and American astronauts return to Earth

China completes construction of advanced space launch facility

Russia to boost nuclear, space defence forces against US

US general Allen to head anti-jihadist coalition

Obama waits for Congress on Syria rebel aid

Why an air campaign agains ISIS is not enough

US insists no anti-jihadist coordination with Assad

Kurdish female fighters face jihadists in Iraq's north

China offers Russia 'helping hand' in Xi, Putin talks

US threatened Yahoo with huge fine over surveillance

Three condemned to die for 'China's 9/11' mass stabbing

US Congress wary of greenlighting 'Iraq 2.0'

Thales-operated munition plants to continue Australian military production

DRS announces U.S. Navy contract win

China warns citizens to avoid Philippines

Raytheon providing ongoing support for Patriot air defense system

BAE Systems Hagglund delivers combat vehicle to Norway

Kerry in Cairo to drum up support for 'war' on jihadists

Asian monsoon much older than previously thought

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