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November 13, 2012
NUKEWARS
N.Korea carries out tests for missiles: think tank
Washington (AFP) Nov 12, 2012
North Korea has conducted motor tests to improve its long-range missiles after a failed launch in April, a US think tank said Monday after reviewing new satellite images. Since the embarrassing flop in April, the communist regime appears to have carried out at least two tests of large motors needed for rockets and worked on a launch platform, the US-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins University said. The institute examined commercial images of the Sohae satellite launch station between April and S ... read more
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MISSILE NEWS

Patriot Air and Missile Defense System receives US Army stamp of approval
Raytheon new-production Patriot Air and Missile Defense System has received the U.S. Army's final stamp of approval after undergoing stringent testing. During the testing, Patriot's performanc ... more
MISSILE NEWS

Taiwan tests new anti-ship missile: report
Taiwan tested its longest range ship-to-ship missile within a month of China putting its first aircraft carrier into service, a report said Monday. ... more
AEROSPACE

Lockheed Martin Continues To Deliver CBP P-3's Ahead Of Schedule
Lockheed Martin delivered the U.S. Customs and Border Protection's sixth Mid-Life Upgraded P-3 Orion on Friday, Nov. 9, about 40 days ahead of schedule. This upgrade was completed in 11 months. ... more
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SUPERPOWERS

China to reveal new leaders Thursday: Communist Party
China's Communist Party will on Thursday unveil the new set of top leaders who will run the country for the next decade, one day after its week-long congress ends, officials said Monday. ... more


THE STANS

Hopes weak for Pakistan-Afghanistan peace talks
A high-level Afghan delegation arrived in Pakistan Monday for talks on peace in the war-torn nation, but analysts warned that without Taliban involvement little would come of the negotiations. ... more
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MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

Digital Modular Radios For New US Navy Ships and Submarines
The U.S. Navy has ordered an additional 53 General Dynamics-built AN/USC-61(C) four-channel Digital Modular Radios (DMR) for use aboard new Navy ships, submarines and inshore sites. In additio ... more
MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

LynuxWorks LynxOS-SE Deployed by ITT Exelis in New Line of Software-Defined Radios
LynuxWorks has announced LynuxWorks' LynxOS -SE real-time operating system (RTOS) has been selected by ITT Exelis for their new line of software-defined radios (SDR) that includes Soldier Radio, Rif ... more
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India's Tata Power licensed to produce Honeywell navigation system

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Aerojet Supports ULA to Establish Near-Term Competitive Product

Getting Off the Planet

MILTECH

Northrop Grumman Begins Full-Rate Production of LITENING SE Targeting Pods for USAF
Northrop Grumman has received a $71.5 million order from the U.S. Air Force to begin full-rate production of LITENING SE advanced targeting pods and spares for the Advanced Targeting Pod - Sensor En ... more
SUPERPOWERS

Petraeus was 'right' to resign as CIA chief: Panetta
David Petraeus was right to resign as director of the CIA over an affair because the position requires "personal integrity," Pentagon chief Leon Panetta said Monday. ... more
THE STANS

US reviews troop options for Afghanistan post-2014
President Barack Obama's advisers are weighing how many troops to keep in Afghanistan after 2014 and will make a decision within a "few weeks," Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Monday. ... more
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MILPLEX

Canada to help Philippine defense revamp
Canada will help the Philippines modernize its obsolete defense structure as part of a deal that includes Ottawa guarantees for Manila's purchases of Canadian military and security hardware and expertise. ... more
MILPLEX

Cameron defends Gulf trip
British Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday defended his attempts to sell Typhoon jets during a visit last week to the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Oman, saying it was "vital" for British business. ... more
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Instant speciation, biodiversity, and the root of our existence

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New mechanism reveals how molecules become trapped in ice

Shape up quickly - applies to fish too

Genetic Operating System Facilitated Evolution of Bilateral Animals

600-year-old canoe helps explain migration from East Polynesia to New Zealand

UN urges peaceful resolution to Hong Kong protests

WAR REPORT

Israel mulls Gaza push amid rocket attacks
The Israeli military is preparing for intensified strikes in the Gaza Strip against Palestinian militants who bombarded southern sections of Israel with around 150 rockets and mortar shells last weekend. ... more
MILPLEX

Iraq: Dumping Russia arms deal may be ploy
Confusion surrounds Iraq's weekend announcement that it's scrapping a $4.2 billion Russian arms contract but the feeling is it may be a ploy by Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's government to renegotiate a more favorable deal. ... more
WAR REPORT

Israel in 'direct hits' on Syria targets after Golan fire
Israeli troops fired tank shells into Syria on Monday, confirming "direct hits" on the source of a mortar round that struck the Golan Heights as tensions flared along the ceasefire line. ... more
WAR REPORT
Turkey discusses Patriot deployment with NATO

Qatar, UAE request $7.6 bn in missile defense: US

Israel 'success' in new missile defence test


WAR REPORT
Patriot Air and Missile Defense System receives US Army stamp of approval

India to buy Russia's Konkurs-M, Invar guided missiles

Taiwan tests new anti-ship missile: report


WAR REPORT
Iran minister confirms firing at US drone in Gulf

Iranian jets fired on US drone in Gulf: Pentagon

Sagetech, Arcturus Demonstrate Joint Manned, Unmanned Aircraft Operations using COTS NextGen ADS-B Tracking


WAR REPORT
LynuxWorks LynxOS-SE Deployed by ITT Exelis in New Line of Software-Defined Radios

Digital Modular Radios For New US Navy Ships and Submarines

Raytheon BBN Technologies' WNaN next generation network software selected for NIE 13.1 experiment

MILPLEX

Iraq to renegotiate Russia arms deal: spokesman
Iraq will renegotiate a massive weapons deal with Russia, a spokesman said on Monday, after Baghdad cancelled a $4.2 billion agreement that would have made Moscow Iraq's biggest supplier after the US. ... more
NUKEWARS

Khamenei approval required for direct US talks: Salehi
Iran stressed on Monday that any decision to hold direct talks with the United States on Tehran's disputed nuclear programme would have to be taken by supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. ... more
THE STANS

Iran seeks improved ties with Iraqi Kurdistan
Iran on Monday called for improved ties with neighbouring Iraqi Kurdistan, particularly on the economic front, as the autonomous region's prime minister visited Tehran, media reports said. ... more
NUKEWARS

Iran launches air drill as 'warning' to enemies
Iran on Monday launched an air defence exercise a general said was aimed at optimising its deterrent capabilities as well as sending a "strong warning" to those threatening it with military strikes. ... more
EXO WORLDS
It's a bird, it's a plane, it's... the Space Station

Crew Prepares for Spacewalk After Progress Docks

Crew Preparing for Cargo Ship, Spacewalk

Russian cargo ship docks with ISS: official

EXO WORLDS
Ariane 5 orbits EUTELSAT 21B and Star One C3 satellites

Arianespace's fourth Spaceport mission with Soyuz ready for fueling

Ariane 5's sixth launch of 2012

Ariane 5 is poised for Arianespace's launch with the EUTELSAT 21B and Star One C3 satellites

EXO WORLDS
Discovery of a Giant Gap in the Disk of a Sun-like Star May Indicate Multiple Planets

Nearby six-planet system could be life friendly

New habitable zone super-Earth found in exosolar system

Cosmic sprinklers explained in active planetary nebula

EXO WORLDS
Nanocrystals and nickel catalyst substantially improve light-based hydrogen production

NASA tests 'interplanetary Internet'

Atmospheric CO2 risks increasing space junk: study

A New Technique to Protect Astronauts from Space Radiation

EXO WORLDS
Quattro Group Gains Visibility And Control With Ctrack

Saudi Arabia to Launch Two Satellites

Gazprom to Launch Two Satellites by Yearend

Research cruise testing EGNOS satnav for ships

EXO WORLDS
Turkey discusses Patriot deployment with NATO

Qatar, UAE request $7.6 bn in missile defense: US

Israel 'success' in new missile defence test

Russia's space forces launch missile shield rocket

EXO WORLDS
Rare 300 kg meteorite unearthed in Poland

Asteroids Deflected with Paint

Paintballs may deflect an incoming asteroid

Sonic boom rocks southwest England

EXO WORLDS
Comet collisions every 6 seconds explain 17-year-old stellar mystery

NASA Radar Images Asteroid 2007 PA8

Ball Aerospace/B612 Foundation Sign Contract for Sentinel Mission

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