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November 28, 2012
MISSILE DEFENSE
Missile wars: Israel's race against time
Tel Aviv, Israel (UPI) Nov 27, 2012
A senior Israeli official says the new David's Sling anti-missile system should be operational within three years but this month's battle against Palestinian rockets underlined how time is the enemy for the Jewish state. The Israelis' race to set up a credible air defense shield against missiles and rockets - the weapons of choice for most of the country's adversaries - is linked to Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's threat to launch pre-emptive strikes against Iran's nuclear infrast ... read more
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NUKEWARS

Images suggest looming NKorea missile test: DigitalGlobe
North Korea could carry out a long-range missile test in the next three weeks, with new satellite images showing increased launch site activity, according to satellite operator DigitalGlobe Inc. ... more
NUKEWARS

North Korea may launch missile late November
North Korea is preparing to launch a long-range missile, a Japanese newspaper reported Tuesday. According to the newspaper, the US government has informed its Japanese and South Korean counter ... more
MILPLEX

New arms trade treaty: playing with fire
The conflict in Syria and the Palestinian-Israeli conflict have quite a few features in common. One of them, which is also typical for other similar conflicts, is that the opposition in Syria and Pa ... more
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WAR REPORT

Syria rebels use new arms to down chopper
Syrian rebels downed an army helicopter for the first time Tuesday with a ground-to-air missile from newly acquired stocks in what a watchdog said could be a turning point in the 20-month conflict. ... more


TERROR WARS

Sudan: 'Coup plot' amid growing turmoil
The recent arrests of Sudan's former intelligence chief Maj. Gen. Salah Abdallah Gosh and others on charges of plotting a coup against President Omar al-Bashir suggests that his regime is gripped by internal rifts amid upheaval in the Arab world. ... more
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AEROSPACE

India to buy nearly 130 Su-30 fighter jets from Russia
India plans to buy nearly 130 Su-30 fighter jets from Russia until 2012. The total number of the Su-30 fighter jets in the Indian air forces will reach 270, one of the chiefs of the Rosoboronexport ... more
MISSILE NEWS

Raytheon opens new Standard Missile factory in Alabama
Raytheon has opened its new all-up-round Standard Missile production facility in Huntsville, Ala. At the cutting-edge factory, workers will complete final assembly and testing of the company's Stand ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
Russian Military plans switch to Soyuz, Angara launchers From 2016

Robonaut Gets New Legs as Trio Prepares for Homecoming

Integral catches dead star exploding in a blaze of glory

Galileo Satellites Incident Likely Result of Software Errors

Orion Rocks! Pebble-Size Particles May Jump-Start Planet Formation

Scientist uncovers red planet's climate history in unique meteorite

Measurement at Big Bang Conditions Confirms Lithium Problem

MILPLEX

US Navy moves to replace presidential helicopters
The Pentagon has launched a new project to replace the aging helicopters used by the US president, three years after a program was canceled due to surging costs. ... more
MILTECH

New sensor detects bombs on sea floor
We've developed a sensor to detect undetonated explosives on the sea floor, based on a technology used to find mineral deposits underground. The sensor was developed as part of a project with US Gov ... more
SUPERPOWERS

Passport squabble irks Chinese travelers
Vietnam is making its case against Chinese claims to disputed maritime territories by refusing to stamp the passports of Chinese tourists. ... more
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WAR REPORT

'No mistake' in strike that killed Gaza family: Israel
There was "no mistake" in an Israeli air strike that killed 12 Palestinians in Gaza, including 10 from the same family, the Israeli army said on Tuesday, saying the raid targeted a "terror operative." ... more
IRAQ WARS

Wave of attacks kills 19 in Iraq
A wave of attacks including six car bombs, nine roadside bombs and a shooting killed 19 people and wounded 71 others on Tuesday in Iraq, security and medical officials said. ... more
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Yellowstone supereruption would send ash across North America

Pacific plate shrinking as it cools

Snowfall in a warmer world

The roots of human altruism

Southwest may face 'megadrought' this century

Stone-tipped spears lethal, may indicate early cognitive and social skills

Therapy for Sudan strain of Ebola may help contain some outbreaks

NUKEWARS

British judges refuse to extradite Iran ex-diplomat to US
A former Iranian ambassador on Tuesday won his court battle against extradition from Britain to the United States for allegedly conspiring to smuggle arms to Iran. ... more
WAR REPORT

Russian expert warns of possibility of large-scale war in Middle East
Turkey has asked NATO to deploy "Patriot" missiles on the Turkish side near the Turkish-Syrian border. In an interview with the Voice of Russia, Russian analyst Konstantin Sivkov said: "Deploying th ... more
WAR REPORT

Chile builds up forces in Mapuche region
Chile has embarked on a procurement program to better equip its national police force and gendarmes for a crackdown on Mapuche rebels in the south-central regions of the country. ... more
WAR REPORT
Missile wars: Israel's race against time

Israel tests new weapon, but gap remains

NGC Completes Air and Missile Defense Radar Technology Demonstration


WAR REPORT
Turkey insists Patriots would be 'purely defensive'

India tests missile interceptor

Hamas arsenal hit but rocket know-how intact


WAR REPORT
Rise of the Machines: Combat Drones to look for in the near future

Precision, Wireless Ground Handling of X-47B Unmanned Aircraft

Lockheed Martin Acquires Chandler May


WAR REPORT
Lockheed Martin to Demonstrate Key Component of Tactical MilSat Communications System

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

NUKEWARS

Troubled Iranian reactor in focus at UN nuclear agency
Iran is set to be in focus at a UN atomic agency board meeting starting Thursday, not only because of ongoing suspicions of a covert weapons drive but also over safety concerns over its only operating nuclear power plant. ... more
CYBER WARS

WikiLeaks suspect may speak at pre-trial hearing
A US Army private accused of passing a cache of confidential government documents to the secret-spilling WikiLeaks website is expected to testify during a new round of pre-trial hearings that began Tuesday. ... more
UAV NEWS

Rise of the Machines: Combat Drones to look for in the near future
When Skynet became sentient, before sending Terminators to eliminate specified human enemies, it dispatched Hunter Killers...or in other words Unmanned Aerial Vehicles with artificial intelligence a ... more
TERROR WARS

Largest 'Dirty War' trial set to open in Argentina
A trial involving 800 cases of human rights abuses during Argentina's 1976-1983 military junta is set to open Wednesday, chronicling the use of torture and murder during the dictatorship. ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
JILA team finds first direct evidence of 'spin symmetry' in atoms

Rubber meets the road with new ORNL carbon, battery technologies

The fluorescent fingerprint of plastics

Yale's cool molecules

Biomimetic photodetector 'sees' in color

Atoms to Product: Aiming to Make Nanoscale Benefits Life-sized

Novel 'butterfly' molecule could enable photoenergy devices

MISSILE DEFENSE

NGC Completes Air and Missile Defense Radar Technology Demonstration

MISSILE NEWS

Hamas arsenal hit but rocket know-how intact

MISSILE DEFENSE

Israel tests new weapon, but gap remains

NUKEWARS

Iran slams US for pulling plug on nuclear conference

FLOATING STEEL

India says to get Soviet-era aircraft carrier in 2013

FLOATING STEEL

China conducts first landing on aircraft carrier

WAR REPORT

Syrian rebels make gains against regime

MISSILE NEWS

Turkey insists Patriots would be 'purely defensive'

IRAQ WARS

Agreement reached to ease Iraq's Arab-Kurd crisis

TERROR WARS

Iran warships returning to Sudan: military

Millions flood Iraq shrine city for Ashura peak

Israel defence minister retires in pre-vote shock

Syria rebel officers plan post-Assad army

US weighs post-2014 force of 10,000 troops in Afghanistan

China conducts first landing on aircraft carrier

Israel, Hamas both see gains from Gaza fight

India tests missile interceptor

India counters China map claims in a tit-for-tat move

Millions flood Iraq shrine city for Ashura peak

Commentary: Mideast: Pyrrhic victory?

US says conference on WMD-free Middle East cancelled

Syria Kurds join forces in standoff with rebels

Russia frees physicist convicted of spying for China

Turkey request for missiles 'new act of provocation': Syria

Sudan 'plot' linked to hardcore Islamists: analysts

Ban says Mideast nuclear conference not possible this year

N. Korea preparing for missile launch

Russia warns Turkey against deploying Patriot missiles

South Korea deploys new cruise missiles: report

TerraSAR-X image of the month - the Santorini volcano expands

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