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December 05, 2012
FLOATING STEEL
New ship will make Russia superpower on sea
Moscow (Voice of Russia) Dec 05, 2012
Russia intends to strengthen its security on sea with a heavy air-capable cruiser of a new generation. The cruiser is expected to be put to use in the Russian navy in 2020. The new aircraft carrier will combine the properties of a command and control vessel and that of a powerful defensive ship. It is also planned to fit up this cruiser with the most advanced equipment that has no analogues in the world. The main purpose of such a ship is to deliver strikes at targets in the air, on water, o ... read more
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ROCKET SCIENCE

N. Korea installs rocket on launch pad: report
North Korea has installed the first stage of a long-range rocket it plans to launch this month in position, defying growing international calls to cancel the mission, a report said Monday. ... more
ROCKET SCIENCE

S. Korea postpones rocket launch to 2013: official
South Korea has postponed its third bid to put a satellite in orbit until next year, after a technical problem forced the cancellation of last week's scheduled launch, an official said Monday. ... more
MISSILE NEWS

Severodvinsk submarine launches first cruise missile at ground targets
The multi-purpose nuclear submarine Severodvinsk passing the tests in the White Sea, has successfully completed the shooting of the most up-to-date cruise missile at ground targets, a source in the ... more
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MISSILE DEFENSE

Construction of new-generation radars will begin in Russia in 2013
In the first quarter of next year another new-generation radar "Voronezh" will be accepted for combat duty. First Vice-President of the Academy of Geopolitical Problems, Captain 1st Rank Konst ... more


MISSILE DEFENSE

NATO controlling Turkish missile batteries
Regular Voice of Russia contributor Rick Rozoff, the owner of Stop NATO International, once again made sense of the plans and activities of the NATO Alliance and gave his candid and frank views as t ... more
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MILTECH

US Army contracts for JAGM continued technology development
Raytheon has received a contract from the U.S. Army's Aviation Missile Command to develop and deliver a next-generation guidance section for Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM) continued technology d ... more
MILTECH

Russia scraps 70 percent of war chemicals
Russia has destroyed 70 percent of its chemical arsenal, deputy industry and commerce minister Georgy Kalamanov said on Tuesday. Speaking at the 17th Conference of countries, participants in t ... more
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MILTECH

First US Army Digital Range Training System Delivered
Lockheed Martin delivered its first Digital Range Training System to the U.S. Army for live fire gunnery qualifications by armored vehicle crews and has begun development on a third range under a $1 ... more
MILTECH

Lockheed Martin Receives JASSM Contract for Integration
Lockheed Martin received a $5.1 million Foreign Military Sale contract from the U.S. Air Force to support integration of the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM) onto the Finnish Air Force ... more
NUKEWARS

Diplomatic efforts to halt N. Korea rocket launch
South Korea's top nuclear envoy left for Washington Tuesday for talks on North Korea's planned rocket launch, as Seoul urged China to play an active role in getting Pyongyang to cancel the mission. ... more
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UAV NEWS

AeroVironment to Offer Tier II Vertical Takeoff and Landing
AeroVironment has entered into a strategic relationship with Sweden-based CybAero AB to develop and distribute a Tier II vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) unmanned aircraft system in response to u ... more
MILPLEX

Talks on EADS shake-up 'proceeding well': Germany
Talks on changes in the shareholder structure of EADS, the parent company of aircraft maker Airbus, are continuing apace and could be completed very soon, the German economy ministry said Tuesday. ... more
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Lives of danger, poverty on Philippines' typhoon coast

Ecuador returning German money in environment row

Major U.S. cities have passed the 'tipping point' for sea level rise, according to a new study

Umbrellas banned during China's Presidential visit to Macau

A series of tremors has Florence concerned for its 'David'

More research links pollution exposure during pregnancy to autism

Warming leads to more run-ins with polar bears

WAR REPORT

Israel tracking Syria chemical weapons situation
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday Israel is closely tracking developments relating to chemical weapons in Syria, whose regime has been warned against using them in the country's uprising. ... more
SUPERPOWERS

China's Xi vows to rule by law
China's newly appointed leader Xi Jinping pledged Tuesday to implement rule of law, in comments that appeared aimed at rising social discontent over government corruption and police brutality. ... more
SUPERPOWERS

India stands firm on South China Sea
Amid increasing tensions in the South China Sea, India said its navy would protect the country's interests, which include oil exploration blocs off the coast of Vietnam, in the disputed waters. ... more
SUPERPOWERS
Construction of new-generation radars will begin in Russia in 2013

Deploying Patriots in Turkey to take some weeks: US

NATO expected to clear Turkey missile deployment


SUPERPOWERS
Severodvinsk submarine launches first cruise missile at ground targets

Patriots: The 'hit-to-kill' star missiles of the US armoury

MEADS Intercepts Air-Breathing Target at White Sands Missile Range


SUPERPOWERS
AeroVironment to Offer Tier II Vertical Takeoff and Landing

X-37B Space Plane: Still in Search of a Mission

Iran claims US drone captured


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

General Dynamics Awarded Contract Under New U.S. Army Rapid-Acquisition Communications Program

Astrium to provide military X-band satcoms to six UK Royal Navy vessels

WAR REPORT

Syria: Looted SAMs give rebels a new edge
Syrian rebels are believed to have used captured surface-to-air missiles to shoot down a helicopter and a fighter-bomber of the embattled Damascus regime in what could be an important tactical gain in the country's 20-month-old civil war. ... more
UAV NEWS

Iran claims US drone captured
Iran said on Tuesday it captured a small US drone that penetrated its airspace over Gulf waters, but the White House and the US Navy in the region denied the report. ... more
SUPERPOWERS

Angela Merkel, Europe's guiding light and lightning rod
The political life of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Europe's most influential leader and the oft-proclaimed world's most powerful woman, is a tale of paradoxes, driven by her own enigmatic nature. ... more
MISSILE NEWS

Patriots: The 'hit-to-kill' star missiles of the US armoury
"Hit-to-Kill" Patriot missiles set to be deployed on the Turkish-Syrian border are a sophisticated anti-ballistic defence system developed by arms manufacturer Lockheed Martin for the US Army. ... more
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Pilot plant for the removal of extreme gas charges from deep waters

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Electron spin could be the key to high-temperature superconductivity

Rice study fuels hope for natural gas cars

WAR REPORT

NATO approves Patriot missiles for Turkey

MILPLEX

Germany eyes big-ticket Mideast arms sales

NUKEWARS

Sweden charges man with breaking Iran embargo

NUKEWARS

Obama calls on Russia to update nuclear deal

WAR REPORT

US warns Damascus as NATO mulls missiles for Turkey

NUKEWARS

Israel 'eyes Azerbaijan for raid on Iran'

MISSILE DEFENSE

NATO expected to clear Turkey missile deployment

THE STANS

Barroso: Visa reforms on track for Armenia

WAR REPORT

EU 'diplomatic tsunami' over Israel settlement plans

UAV NEWS

First Catapult Launch of X-47B Unmanned Aircraft Launched

Syria says will never use chemical arms against own people

Gunmen kill six members of Iraqi family

Chile mulls options on attack copters

Four injured in China fighter jet crash: reports

Taiwan students demand right to protest freely

X-37B Space Plane: Still in Search of a Mission

Dressing U.S. Troops to Safeguard Against Insect Attacks

Raytheon wins first contract for new lightweight GPS anti-jam capability for land systems

US Air Force selects Raytheon to develop future Protected SATCOM System

Preventing 'Cyber Pearl Harbor'

MEADS Intercepts Air-Breathing Target at White Sands Missile Range

NATO stresses shared 'terror' fight with Pakistan

Deploying Patriots in Turkey to take some weeks: US

US fines Chinese firm for re-sales to Pakistan nuclear plant

Japan readies missile defence over N. Korean rocket

Syria rebels shoot down MiG near Damascus: activists

Mideast Quartet ineffective: Arab League chief

US steps up spying on Iran's nuclear reactor: report

Indian navy chief says Chinese build-up a 'major concern'

GOES-R Satellite Program Undergoes Successful Review

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