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July 26, 2016
New Naval Sonar Network to Allow Russia to 'Hear' Enemy Subs Via Satellites
Moscow (Sputnik) Jul 26, 2016
Russia develops a unique sonar system capable of detecting enemy ships and submarines at a distance of hundreds of kilometers via a satellite network, according to the newspaper Izvestia. A state-of-the-art sonar system to protect Russia's territorial waters in the Arctic is already under development, the newspaper Izvestia quoted a Russian Defense Ministry source familiar with the situation as saying. The system will be equipped with sophisticated sonar buoys and underwater sensors that wil ... read more

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Will Russia and China Build an SCO-Based Joint Missile Defense System
Russia and China may create a unified missile defense system for the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. That's the conclusion of experts speaking at a forum dedicated to the US deployment of the THA ... more

Russia Designing Blimps Aimed at Reducing Threat of US Cruise Missiles
The town of Peresvet outside Moscow is home to the testing area of an exotic type of non-lethal weapon - the aerostat. A decision on whether to include blimps into the state's 2018-2025 armament pro ... more

China, North Korea envoys hold talks in Laos
North Korea's new top envoy sat down with his Chinese counterpart Monday with relations between the secretive state and its historic benefactor on edge as Pyongyang stubbornly pursues its internationally condemned nuclear programme. ... more
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Raytheon developing next-gen airborne communications
Raytheon is developing new technologies that will allow the next generation of manned and unmanned aircraft to seamlessly communicate, the company said Monday. ... more


China victory as SE Asian nations go easy on sea row
Southeast Asian nations Monday ducked direct criticism of Beijing over its claims to the South China Sea, in a diluted statement produced after days of disagreement that gives the superpower a diplomatic victory. ... more

Transition from Operations to Decommissioning by Preparing a Safe, Cost-Effective Shut Down and Waste Management Strategy

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Syria regime pounds Aleppo as UN backs call for truce
Syria's regime intensified air strikes on rebel-held areas of Aleppo province Monday as the UN backed a call by its top aid official for a humanitarian truce in the city. ... more

China says sensitive issues could damage ties with US military
Failure to properly handle sensitive issues between the US and China could "very likely disturb and undermine" their military-to-military relations, a top Chinese official told US National Security Advisor Susan Rice Monday. ... more
Space News from
SSL to provide robotic arms to DARPA for satellite servicing

Alien Solar System Boasts Tightly Spaced Planets, Unusual Orbits

A new key to understanding molecular evolution in space

US Plan to Diversify Expendable Space Launch Vehicles Being Questioned

A 'matryoshka' in the interstellar medium

Small Elliptical Galaxy Actually a Giant Disk

World's most sensitive dark matter detector completes search


Turkish Airlines fires 211 staff over 'Gulen links' after coup
Turkish Airlines said Monday it had fired 211 employees over suspected links to US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen and behaviour "conflicting with the interest of our country" in the wake of last week's coup. ... more

Turkey detains fugitive soldiers over Erdogan attack plot
Turkey detained seven fugitive soldiers Monday on suspicion of taking part in an attack on the hotel where President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was staying when the failed coup kicked off. ... more

Turkey targets media in new crackdown after coup
Turkish authorities on Monday issued arrest warrants for over 40 journalists in a new phase of the controversial legal crackdown after the failed coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, sparking fresh alarm over the scope of the detentions. ... more
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Thales to modernize German army simulators
Thales Deutschland is to modernize all small arms/handheld anti-tank weapons shooting simulator training devices in use with the German army. ... more

Ingalls Shipbuilding lifts 700-ton LHA 7 deckhouse
Huntington Ingalls Industries' shipbuilding division has successfully installed the deckhouse on the future amphibious assault ship USS Tripoli, the company announced this week. ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Colombia declares its Zika epidemic over

Nearly 300 dead or missing from China flooding: media

India to launch EO satellite jointly developed with US in 2021

Paleontology: Aftermath of a mass extinction

Earth's Magnetosphere Has a Large Intake of Solar Wind Energy

A recent pause in Antarctic Peninsula warming

Oceanographers grow, sequence genome of ocean microbe important to climate change


Rheinmetall to supply decoy ammo to Canadian navy for next 30 years
Rheinmetall and the Canadian government have reached an agreement where the company will supply naval decoy ammunition to the Royal Canadian Navy for 30 years, the company announced Thursday. ... more

USS Jackson completes full ship shock trials
The USS Jackson has completed its full ship shock trials, the Navy announced Tuesday. ... more

Lockheed Martin team lays keel for 17th LCS
A Lockheed Martin-led industry team has laid the keel for the future USS Indianapolis, the Navy's 17th littoral combat ship, the company announced Monday. ... more

New Zealand approves Hyundai Heavy Industries tanker purchase
New Zealand's Ministry of Defense announced Monday it will purchase a $346 million naval tanker from Hyundai Heavy Industries. ... more

EnergySolutions Services gets Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program contract
EnergySolutions Services has received a $12 million U.S. Navy contract for services to process materials from several Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program sites. ... more


IS suicide bomber kills 12 at Iraq checkpoint
A suicide car bombing claimed by the Islamic State group killed 12 people at a crowded checkpoint north of Baghdad on Monday, security and medical officials said. ... more

Philippines' Duterte declares communist ceasefire
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Monday announced a unilateral ceasefire with communist rebels waging one of Asia's longest insurgencies, saying it is his "dream" to end the rebellion. ... more
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Scientists unlock 'green' energy from garden grass

Hey robot, shimmy like a centipede

New remote-controlled microrobots for medical operations

Electron spin control: Levitated nanodiamond is research gem

Can palm oil be sustainable

Newly discovered material property may lead to high temp superconductivity

India Continues to Push China to Support Its Nuclear Supply Group Bid

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China says S. Korea damaged 'mutual trust'


Faster Speeding Bullets: Russia Test-Fires Its Own Railgun


China, North Korea envoys hold talks in Laos


Top Teams' Automated Cybersecurity Systems Preparing for Final Face-off


GPS jamming: Keeping ships on the 'strait' and narrow


Commission approves acquisition of Arianespace by ASL, subject to conditions


Donuts in flight in first US-approved drone delivery


Lockheed gets $166 million dry submersible contract


Safran gets $304 million Laser Target Module Locator II Army contract


Australia moves to indefinite detention of terrorists

China shuts down online news operations: report

Protests as S. Korea president defends US anti-missile system

Suicide bomber kills 10 north of Baghdad: officials

MBDA fires Brimstone missile from Apache helicopter

U.S. Army delivers Q-36 Firefinder radar to Ukrainian military

Suspect North Korean nuclear site identified: report

State Dept. approves $821 million SM-2 missile sale to Japan

Facebook internet drone passes first full-scale test

State Dept. approves $785 million arms sale to UAE

Lockheed Martin's INFIRNO sensor makes first Black Hawk flight

Iran speaker says US undermining nuclear deal, failing against IS

Thales launches Fulmar X drone

Russia to deploy latest air defence systems in Crimea

N. Korea says missile tests simulated nuclear strike on South

Raytheon, Kongsberg to produce Naval Strike Missile in U.S.

Lockheed gets U.S. Navy Trident missile contract

Israel fires missiles at drone from Syria: army

Taiwan ramps up training after deadly missile gaffe

Details of Space Mission Force now available from AF Space Command

Colombia declares its Zika epidemic over

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