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December 04, 2012
UAV NEWS
First Catapult Launch of X-47B Unmanned Aircraft Launched
Patuxent River, MD (SPX) Dec 03, 2012
Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Navy have conducted the Navy's first catapult launch of an unmanned system using the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator. The test was conducted at a shore-based catapult facility at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md. It marks the first of several shore-based catapult-to-flight tests that will be performed before the Navy's UCAS Carrier Demonstration (UCAS-D) program catapult launches the X-47B from a ship. Northrop Grumman is the Navy' ... read more
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X-37B Space Plane: Still in Search of a Mission
On December 11, United Launch Alliance is scheduled to launch its X-37B prototype space plane for the Air Force from Cape Canaveral for the third time. Its mission, however, still remains a mystery. ... more
MILTECH

Dressing U.S. Troops to Safeguard Against Insect Attacks
Outfitting soldiers with clothing that effectively repels or kills insects is one of the strategies U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists are using to help protect U.S. military personnel ... more
MILTECH

Raytheon wins first contract for new lightweight GPS anti-jam capability for land systems
Raytheon UK has been awarded a significant contract by the UK Ministry of Defence for delivery of a new GPS Anti-Jam Antenna System. The contract is for an undisclosed number of advanced syste ... more
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MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

US Air Force selects Raytheon to develop future Protected SATCOM System
Raytheon has been awarded $8.7 million from the U.S. Air Force to participate in development of the future protected tactical military satellite communication system. The Air Force's objective is to ... more


CYBER WARS

Preventing 'Cyber Pearl Harbor'
Cyber attacks that have long caused major work disruption and theft of private information are becoming more sophisticated with prolonged attacks perpetrated by organized groups. In September ... more
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MISSILE NEWS

MEADS Intercepts Air-Breathing Target at White Sands Missile Range
The Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) detected, tracked, intercepted and destroyed an air-breathing target in its first-ever intercept flight test at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. The tes ... more
THE STANS

NATO stresses shared 'terror' fight with Pakistan
NATO stressed Monday the importance of its ties with Pakistan in the fight against "terrorism" as the military alliance prepares the way for its 2014 withdrawal from Afghanistan. ... more
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MISSILE DEFENSE

Deploying Patriots in Turkey to take some weeks: US
Even if NATO foreign ministers approve Turkey's request to deploy Patriot missiles on the border with Syria as expected, it will still take some weeks to get them in place, a top US official said Monday. ... more
NUKEWARS

US fines Chinese firm for re-sales to Pakistan nuclear plant
The US fined a Chinese state-owned company $3 million Monday after it agreed to plead guilty to criminal charges for exporting US-made coatings to a Pakistan nuclear plant against US restrictions. ... more
MISSILE DEFENSE

Japan readies missile defence over N. Korean rocket
Tokyo has begun deploying a surface-to-air missile defence system and is putting its armed forces on standby ahead of a planned North Korean missile launch this month, reports and officials said Monday. ... more
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WAR REPORT

Syria rebels shoot down MiG near Damascus: activists
Syrian rebel fighters on Monday shot down a MiG warplane in Damascus province that had been bombing rebel strongholds, activists said. ... more
WAR REPORT

Mideast Quartet ineffective: Arab League chief
Arab League chief Nabil al-Arabi Monday described the Middle East Quartet as ineffective and said he expected Arabs to approach the United Nations to pressure Israel into withdrawing from Palestinian lands. ... more
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NUKEWARS

US steps up spying on Iran's nuclear reactor: report
US intelligence agencies have significantly stepped up spying operations on Iran's Bushehr nuclear reactor prompted by concerns about the security of weapons-grade plutonium there, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday. ... more
MILPLEX

EADS shares surge as shake-up deal nears
EADS, the parent company of aircraft maker Airbus, said Monday that it would protect shareholders' interests as talks towards a vast corporate revamp continued, helping to push the company's share price sharply higher. ... more
SUPERPOWERS

Indian navy chief says Chinese build-up a 'major concern'
India's navy chief said Monday that Beijing's growing maritime strength was a "major, major cause for concern" and pledged to help a state energy firm in its contentious search for oil in the South China Sea. ... more
SUPERPOWERS
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SUPERPOWERS
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SUPERPOWERS
X-37B Space Plane: Still in Search of a Mission

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US drone strike kills at least one in Pakistan: officials


SUPERPOWERS
US Air Force selects Raytheon to develop future Protected SATCOM System

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WAR REPORT

Syria says will never use chemical arms against own people
Syria will "never, under any circumstances" use chemical weapons against its own people, a foreign ministry official insisted on Monday. ... more
MILTECH

Australia reviews military base security
Australia is reviewing security at a naval base in Darwin after a masked man attacked a sailor on a patrol boat and made off with weapons. ... more
WAR REPORT

Colombia gives FARC one year for peace deal
President Juan Manuel Santos on Sunday warned Colombia's Marxist FARC rebels they have less than a year to strike a deal under recently opened peace talks aimed at ending Latin America's longest-running insurgency. ... more
UAV NEWS

Prototype of European combat drone makes maiden flight
A prototype of a European combat drone, the Neuron, made its maiden flight Saturday from a base in the south of France, project leader Dassault Aviation announced. ... more
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MISSILE DEFENSE

US, Israel hail cooperation on Iron Dome defense system

NUKEWARS

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MILPLEX

EADS announces up to 850 job cuts in defence arm

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North Korea announces December rocket launch

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UAV NEWS

US drone strike kills at least one in Pakistan: officials

WAR REPORT

Syria rebels say captured missiles downed army aircraft

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