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November 15, 2012
MISSILE DEFENSE
US, Israel wrap up major joint missile drill
Jerusalem (AFP) Nov 14, 2012
Israeli and US troops have wrapped up a major missile defence exercise hailed as their largest-ever joint aerial military operation, the Israeli military said on Wednesday. "Yesterday, US European Command and the Israel Defence Forces successfully concluded Austere Challenge 2012, a large-scale air defence exercise that included both field training and command post simulations," an army statement said. The exercise involved some 3,500 personnel from the US European Command (US EUCOM) and 1,000 I ... read more
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MISSILE NEWS

N. Korea shipped missile parts to Syria: media
North Korea tried to export ballistic missile parts to Syria in May in violation of UN sanctions, Japanese media said Wednesday, citing diplomats who have seen a classified UN report. ... more
MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

Lockheed Martin Completes On Orbit Testing of Second AEHF Satellite
The U.S. Air Force and Lockheed Martin have completed on orbit testing of the second Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) military communications satellite. Following successful spacecraft testi ... more
MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

The Skynet 5D secure telecom satellite is received in French Guiana for Arianespace's December Ariane 5 mission
The fourth spacecraft to be orbited by Arianespace for the Skynet 5 military satellite constellation has been delivered to French Guiana, moving preparations into a new phase for a mid-December dual ... more
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SUPERPOWERS

No Japan-China-S.Korea meet planned at ASEAN
There are no plans for a Japan-China-South Korea summit on the sidelines of a regional gathering, a Japanese official said Wednesday, amid continued strained relations between Tokyo and its neighbours. ... more


NUKEWARS

Russia nuclear envoy on snap visit to Iran: reports
Russia's representative in international talks with Iran over its disputed nuclear programme, Sergei Ryabkov, is to meet Tehran's top negotiator on Wednesday, news agencies reported. ... more
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WAR REPORT

Top Hamas chief killed in Israel strike on Gaza
Israel killed a top Hamas military commander in a targeted air strike in Gaza on Wednesday, prompting outrage from Palestinian militants who said the Jewish state had opened "the gates of hell." ... more
NUKEWARS

Obama vows new push to solve Iran nuclear crisis
President Barack Obama promised to launch a new diplomatic push to solve the longstanding crisis over Iran's disputed nuclear program, saying there was still a "window of time" to end the standoff. ... more
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Rebuilding Russia's leadership role in space

MISSILE DEFENSE

Lockheed Martin Continues To Supporting US Air Defense, Missile Warning and Space Defense Missions
The Air Defense, Missile Warning, and Space Defense systems that support the missions of North American Aerospace Defense, U.S. Northern Command, and U.S. Strategic Command will continue to be susta ... more
AEROSPACE

China unveils attack helicopter at airshow: report
China has unveiled a new attack helicopter as it seeks to rival similar aircraft made by the United States and Russia, state media said Wednesday. ... more
WAR REPORT

Syria slams France, says opposition 'declared war'
Syria's regime unleashed tank fire and air strikes on rebels on Wednesday as it slammed France for recognising an opposition bloc formed in Qatar that it said amounted to a "declaration of war". ... more
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WAR REPORT

No major changes seen for US policy in Syria: experts
The United States is unlikely to heed calls to arm Syrian rebels any time soon despite backing the new opposition coalition, wary of being entangled in a long, bloody conflict, analysts said. ... more
WAR REPORT

Egypt recalls Israel ambassador after Gaza raid
President Mohamed Morsi on Wednesday recalled Egypt's ambassador to Israel after a series of air strikes in Gaza killed a top Hamas militant and six other Palestinians. ... more
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Environmental bleaching impairs long term coral reproduction

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Mediterranean tide up a millimetre a year since 1989

"Green Revolution" changes breathing of the biosphere

WAR REPORT

Outside View: 11 11 11
In the United States, 9/11 won't be easily forgotten as the day terror violated our shores. In Britain, on 7/7, English-born Pakistanis stunned Britain by attacking the London Underground. But, in Europe as a whole, 11/11/11 may have larger emotional impact even nearly a century after World War I ended. ... more
TERROR WARS

U.N.'s own report says it failed Sri Lanka
A leaked internal U.N. document said the United Nations failed to protect civilians in the closing stages of Sri Lanka's brutal civil war. ... more
THE STANS

Pakistan agrees to free Afghan Taliban: officials
Pakistan has agreed to release several members of the Afghan Taliban held in its prisons to facilitate peace talks between the insurgents and the Afghan government, officials said Wednesday. ... more
THE STANS
Lockheed Martin Continues To Supporting US Air Defense, Missile Warning and Space Defense Missions

US, Israel wrap up major joint missile drill

Rafael upgrades Iron Dome amid new barrage


THE STANS
N. Korea shipped missile parts to Syria: media

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

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


THE STANS
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


THE STANS
The Skynet 5D secure telecom satellite is received in French Guiana for Arianespace's December Ariane 5 mission

Lockheed Martin Completes On Orbit Testing of Second AEHF Satellite

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

THE STANS

Germany reveals details of Afghan troop withdrawal plan
Germany revealed details of its likely drawdown plan for Afghanistan on Wednesday with the aim of seeing its number of troops fall to 3,300 by February 2014, two ministers said. ... more
MISSILE DEFENSE

Rafael upgrades Iron Dome amid new barrage
Amid a renewed bombardment by Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip, Israel's air force has upgraded its Iron Dome counter-rocket system to give it a stronger punch and longer reach to counter the threat of Iranian ballistic missiles. ... more
CYBER WARS

McAfee stays one step ahead of Belize police
Anti-virus software pioneer John McAfee said Tuesday that he was moving every four hours to avoid Belizean police who want to question him about the murder of his neighbor, a fellow American. ... more
WAR REPORT

Israel lawmakers: Assassinate Gaza chiefs
Some Israeli lawmakers, including former military chief of Staff Shaul Mofaz, are pressing the government to authorize the assassination of Hamas leaders in the Gaza Strip amid an escalation in clashes on the Jewish state's southern border. ... more
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WAR REPORT

Deadly fighting near Damascus, Syria border town bombed

MILPLEX

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CYBER WARS

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SUPERPOWERS

Russia paroles physicist convicted of spying for China

TERROR WARS

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NUKEWARS

IAEA to outline further Iranian nuclear progress

SUPERPOWERS

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TERROR WARS

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SUPERPOWERS

Dalai Lama urges Japan lawmakers to visit Tibet

SUPERPOWERS

China ex-leader Jiang a new force behind scenes

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China's Peng Liyuan: a 'first lady' with star power

Cameron defends Gulf trip

US reviews troop options for Afghanistan post-2014

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Saudi Arabia to Launch Two Satellites

Iran proposes ECO states to jointly build telecom satellites

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

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Canada to help Philippine defense revamp

Israel mulls Gaza push amid rocket attacks

Iraq: Dumping Russia arms deal may be ploy

Israel in 'direct hits' on Syria targets after Golan fire

Hopes weak for Pakistan-Afghanistan peace talks

China to reveal new leaders Thursday: Communist Party

Iraq to renegotiate Russia arms deal: spokesman

China appoints respected economist to target graft

Penpics of China's new Communist Party leaders

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