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October 06, 2015
Boeing's digital upgrade of B-52s to be completed soon
Oklahoma City (UPI) Oct 5, 2015
The U.S. Air Force's entire fleet of B-52 bombers will soon be equipped with up-to-date digital communications to enhance their combat capabilities. Boeing, contracted for the work in August, said successful negotiations for the the B-52 bomber Combat Network Communications Technology, or CONECT, means that modernization of the aircraft will continue uninterrupted. "The multifunction, critical capability that CONECT provides for the B-52 was at risk for missing kit installation schedule, ... read more
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Russia's Aerospace Forces Never Miss a Missile Launch... Anywhere
The Russian Aerospace Forces registered over 20 ballistic missile space rocket launches and held about 400 satellite linkups in 2015, the Defense Ministry said in a statement Sunday. "Our miss ... more

GPS III Launch Services RFP Released by Air Force
The Air Force released a final Request for Proposal (RFP) for Global Positioning System (GPS) III Launch Services, Sept. 30. Launch services include launch vehicle production, mission integration an ... more

Space-based missile warning continues expansion
Our Air Force's space-based missile warning program has a robust history stemming from the 1960s through the present. As these programs have evolved over the decades, their continued presence demons ... more
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Russia Unveils Plans to Modernize Nuke-Powered Submarines
Russia is modernizing 12 nuclear-powered submarines as part of an ambitious project to extend the life of the vessels by another 20 years, according to Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu. ... more


First Lady to christen U.S. Navy submarine Illinois Saturday
First Lady Michelle Obama will join top officials of General Dynamics Electric Boat and christen Illinois, the U.S. Navy's most advanced nuclear submarine on October 10. ... more
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Russian TV forecasts 'good weather for bombing' in Syria
Russian TV has taken its gung-ho coverage of air strikes in Syria to another level by airing cheery weather forecasts for its fighter jets bombing Syria. ... more

Russian firm creating new UAV sensor technologies
A Russian company is creating new payloads for unmanned aerial vehicles to improve surveillance using the spectral radiation emitted by objects. ... more
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Curiosity Low-Angle Self-Portrait at 'Buckskin' Drill Site

3D-Printed Igloo Wins House on Mars Design Contest

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Britain to increase UAV fleet, modernize Special Forces gear
Britain is to replace and double its fleet of remotely piloted aircraft and modernize equipment of its Special Forces. ... more

Prague to send soldiers to Hungary to secure Europe's borders
The Czech Republic announced on Monday it would send soldiers and equipment to neighbouring Hungary to help secure Europe's borders in the face of an unprecedented influx of migrants. ... more

Barack Obama, a fantastic strategist?
To distort Martin Luther King: I too have a fantasy. Suppose it is President Barack Obama and not Russian President Vladimir Putin who is the cleverer strategist. Suppose Mr. Obama cunningly set a trap in Syria for President Putin that either will lead to a negotiated political settlement or embroil Moscow in a Syrian quagmire? Or is this a dream run amok in that there is no way that a community organizer turned university law professor could have outwitted and outmaneuvered a former KGB spymaster? ... more
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Iraq car bombs kill 50, rare attack in south
Three car bombs killed at least 50 people in Iraq Monday, including 35 in a single blast north of Baghdad and 10 in a rare attack in the south, officials said. ... more

Libya peace talks resume in Morocco
Libya's rival factions resumed talks in Morocco on Monday to try to move forward with a UN-brokered peace deal and agree on a national unity government. ... more
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Gulf Stream ring water intrudes onto continental shelf like 'Pinocchio's nose'

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Air quality and ozone pollution models for forested areas may be too simple

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Afghan forces called for hospital air strike, US general says
Afghan forces called in a US air strike on a Kunduz hospital that killed 22 people, the top American commander in Afghanistan said Monday, after medical charity MSF branded the incident a war crime. ... more

Netherlands selects Lockheed for advanced sniper pod
The Royal Netherlands Air Force has selected Lockheed Martin to equip its fleet of F-16s with its Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod, the company announced Monday. ... more

US protests Baghdad opening Green Zone to traffic
The United States protested Monday the opening of Baghdad's "Green Zone" to the public, after 12 years of closure of the heavily fortified area home to top Iraqi political institutions and embassies. ... more

Pakistan, Turkey to improve defense ties
The governments of Turkey and Pakistan have agreed to cooperate further on their defense industry relationship. ... more

Raytheon takes over Foreground Security
Raytheon says it has accelerated its expansion into managed security services with the acquisition of Virginia-based Foreground Security. ... more
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Chinese artist Ai Weiwei posts photos of suspected bugging devices
Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has posted photos on his Instagram account that suggest listening devices were planted in his Beijing studio. ... more

LGS Innovations enhances ISR technologies
LGS Innovations has acquired Axios Inc, a provider of communications and signal processing solutions to the U.S. military and intelligence communities. ... more
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Africa could quadruple green energy production by 2030: report

China appetite for pricey contemporary art 'suddenly evaporates'

World Bank trims Asia forecast but says no China hard landing

Nuclear power plants warned on cyber security

France seeking Asian investors for Areva-EDF reactor unit

Shell starts new work offshore Nigeria

Woodside defends bid for rival Oil Search Ltd


Drone market to hit $10 billion by 2024: experts


Britain will double drone fleet: Cameron


South Korea plans deployment of long-range missile


Belarusians protest against Russian airbase


Obama pledges probe into fatal airstrike on Afghan hospital


France to increase defense spending in 2016


Iran nuclear review panel says deal flawed


F-22 Raptors deploy to Middle East


Patriot missiles to be pulled from Turkey as planned


India inks deal for Apache, Chinook helicopters

Ukrainian company touts new armored vehicle

Trump wants to 'sit back,' watch Russia fall into Syria 'trap'

Report: Asia a growing market for light military helicopters

U.S. Army awards Honeywell $41 million for APN-209 radar

Iraq PM opens Baghdad Green Zone to traffic

Turkey launches new overnight air raids against PKK: army

Russia must not hit 'wrong targets' in Syria: French PM

France canceled Mistral sale to Russia under NATO pressure

Russia hits IS 'capital', rebel-held towns in Syria

Troubles with US-trained rebels a familiar problem

France tests updated submarine nuclear missile

USS Ronald Reagan arrives in Japan for security support

U.S. Army awards General Dynamics $358 million for tank upgrades

India commissions guided missile destroyer

Europe urges militaries to 'go green'

Israeli-made Dominator UAV tested in Mexico

Russia launches new strikes on foes of Syria's Assad

Russia hitting all of Assad's opponents: analysts

Russia strikes add to chaotic mix of players and interests in Syria

Russia rejects Western criticism of Syria strikes

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