Free Newsletters - Space - Defense - Environment - Energy
..
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
December 07, 2012
MISSILE DEFENSE
STSS Demonstration Satellites Collect Data for Future Operational Space Missile Tracking System
Pacific Missile Range Facility HI (SPX) Dec 07, 2012
The Space Tracking and Surveillance System (STSS) demonstration satellites, built by a Northrop Grumman and Raytheon team for the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA), collected data during an Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense test June 26 that will be used to create a concept of operations for future space-borne, operational missile defense sensors. Designated FTM-18, the combined Aegis Launch on Remote and Engage on Remote exercise involved the successful intercept of a medium-range target by the new ... read more
Previous Issues Dec 06 Dec 05 Dec 04 Dec 03 Nov 30
MILPLEX

EADS deal ends state grip, boosts shares and Daimler
German auto group Daimler slashed its holdings in aerospace giant EADS on Thursday, but EADS shares still surged higher, hours after France and Germany ended their grip on the boardroom and two months after the collapse of merger talks with BAE Systems. ... more
NUKEWARS

North Korea spends millions on Kim cult: report
North Korea spent $41.5 million dollars this year promoting the personality cult surrounding the ruling Kim dynasty, a South Korean government report said Thursday. ... more
THE STANS

US drone kills at least 3 militants in Pakistan: officials
A US drone fired two missiles at a compound in Pakistan's northwestern tribal district early Thursday, killing at least three militants, local security officials said. ... more
24/7 News Coverage of Defense News


TERROR WARS

US denies Navy stop in Sudan
The US military on Thursday denied that any of its ships have visited Sudan, after Khartoum's foreign minister suggested the navy had made a brief port call. ... more


IRAQ WARS

Ban urges Iraq, Kuwait to seize 'historic' chance
UN chief Ban Ki-moon called in Baghdad on Thursday for Iraq and Kuwait to seize a "historic opportunity" to normalise ties, and also said Syria's president must face justice if he uses chemical weapons. ... more
The Year In Space
NUKEWARS

US Navy deploys ships before North Korean launch
The United States has deployed naval ships equipped with ballistic missile defenses and is monitoring North Korea "very closely" ahead of an anticipated rocket launch, the head of US Pacific Command said Thursday. ... more
IRAQ WARS

Gunmen kill five security force members in Iraq
Gunmen attacked a checkpoint south of Baghdad on Thursday, killing five members of the security forces and stealing their weapons, security and medical officials said. ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
Memory Reformat Planned for Opportunity Mars Rover

Russia's Foton-M Satellite Landing Scheduled for September 1

Sparks Fly as NASA Pushes the Limits of 3-D Printing Technology

Too Early for Conclusions on Galileo Satellites Incident

NASA's Spitzer Telescope Witnesses Asteroid Smashup

NASA Wrapping Up Acoustic Testing for Space Launch System

NASA Probes Studying Earth's Radiation Belts to Celebrate Two Year Anniversary

NUKEWARS

StanChart to pay $330 mn to settle US Iran probe
British bank Standard Chartered said on Thursday it expects to pay around $330 million to settle with US authorities "very shortly" over allegations it violated sanctions on Iran. ... more
AEROSPACE

Australia retires H-variant C-130 Hercules
Australia retired from active service the last two Lockheed C-130H Hercules 34 years after its introduction into the air force. ... more
CYBER WARS

Manning held in solitary for protection, prison chief said
WikiLeaks suspect Bradley Manning was placed in solitary confinement in a military prison to protect him from possible attacks from "patriotic" inmates, the Marine brig commander said Thursday. ... more
spacecraft sub-system supplier
CubeSats, SmallSats and MicroSats

Solar systems for home and business
Solar systems for home and business


Tempur-Pedic Mattress Comparison & Memory Foam Mattress Review

Training Space Professionals Since 1970
WAR REPORT

Syria: Is Assad seeking an escape deal?
As government troops battle rebels inside Damascus, Syrian President Bashar Assad and his inner circle appear to be stepping up diplomatic efforts to negotiate a safe exit after 20 months of civil war. ... more
SUPERPOWERS

Azeri, Armenian FMs in Ireland for OSCE
High-level diplomatic efforts to break a deadlock in stalled negotiations over the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict could be on tap this week at a Dublin meeting. ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Leading Ebola researcher says there's an effective treatment for Ebola

Reducing water scarcity possible by 2050

Snails Tell of the Rise and Fall of the Tibetan Plateau

Marine protected areas inadequate for protecting fish and ocean ecology

Together, humans and computers can figure out the plant world

Antarctic sea-level rising faster than global rate

Not all phytoplankton in the ocean need to take their vitamins

WAR REPORT

Outside View: The two-state litmus test
Sixth-five years ago on Nov. 29, 1947, the Arab world rejected partition of Palestine in favor of Zionist annihilation. That rejection has become the backbone of the Palestinian culture and decision-making throughout all the years of the Arab-Israeli conflict. ... more
WAR REPORT

Germany ready to send 400 troops to Turkey-Syria border
The German government said Thursday it had approved participation in a NATO mission to deploy Patriot missiles to help member state Turkey defend its border against Syria and will send up to 400 troops. ... more
WAR REPORT

Britain to press EU partners to amend Syria arms embargo
Britain will press its European partners next week to amend the arms embargo on Syria to allow them to provide weapons to rebels fighting the regime, Europe minister David Lidington said Thursday. ... more
WAR REPORT
Construction of new-generation radars will begin in Russia in 2013

NATO approves Patriot missiles for Turkey

Patriot Air and Missile Defense System Gets Smarter, Faster and Tougher


WAR REPORT
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


WAR REPORT
Sudan drone down in Khartoum area: official media

Iran tells US to 'recount' drones

AeroVironment to Offer Tier II Vertical Takeoff and Landing


WAR REPORT
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

Intel sparks new US warning on Syria chem weapons
The United States has intelligence which raises "serious concerns" that Syria is considering employing chemical weapons in its war with rebel forces, US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Thursday. ... more
MILTECH

Argentina on track to buy 14 Brazil APCs
Argentina is on track to buy 14 Brazilian Guarani 6x6 armored vehicles being developed with Italian manufacturer Iveco's help. ... more
UAV NEWS

Iran tells US to 'recount' drones
Iran's Revolutionary Guards are telling the United States to "recount" the drones in its fleet as they insist that - despite US denials - they captured a small US unmanned spy plane over Gulf waters, Iranian media said Wednesday. ... more
MISSILE DEFENSE

Patriot Air and Missile Defense System Gets Smarter, Faster and Tougher
Deep inside the factory where Patriot defense systems are made, Ken Arruda stopped beside a rolling cart and pointed to a white card sprinkled with what looked like grains of sand. They were compute ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Process Overcomes Obstacles To Produce Renewable Fuels And Chemicals

Australian PM to visit India for potential uranium deal

Quantum physics enables revolutionary imaging method

Technique uses fraction of measurements to find quantum wave functions

Experiments explain why some liquids are 'fragile' and others are 'strong'

New analytical technology reveals 'nanomechanical' surface traits

Booming electric car sales under fire in Norway

MILTECH

Raytheon UK to deliver additional Paveway IVs to UK MOD

MILTECH

Northrop Grumman Delivers 250th LITENING G4 Targeting System

MILTECH

JLENS simultaneously tracks swarming boats, cars, aircraft

MILTECH

Raytheon receives US Army contract for JAGM continued technology development

AEROSPACE

F-35 Lightning II Program Surpasses 5,000 Flight Hours

MILTECH

Raytheon BBN Technologies awarded DoD funding to enhance text understanding

TERROR WARS

US faces fraught options on Syria's chemical arsenal

THE STANS

Iraq gets tough with Turkey over Kurds

MILPLEX

Senate approves $631 bn defense budget

MISSILE DEFENSE

NATO approves Patriot missiles for Turkey

EADS unveils new structure to 'simplify' group

Colombia-FARC peace talks resume in Havana

Syrian warplanes pound Damascus suburbs: watchdog

Turkey knows 'where all Syria missiles located'

Sudan drone down in Khartoum area: official media

Clinton praises NATO's progress as she bids farewell

New ship will make Russia superpower on sea

S. Korea postpones rocket launch to 2013: official

N. Korea installs rocket on launch pad: report

Severodvinsk submarine launches first cruise missile at ground targets

Construction of new-generation radars will begin in Russia in 2013

NATO controlling Turkish missile batteries

US Army contracts for JAGM continued technology development

Russia scraps 70 percent of war chemicals

First US Army Digital Range Training System Delivered

Lockheed Martin Receives JASSM Contract for Integration

Diplomatic efforts to halt N. Korea rocket launch

Talks on EADS shake-up 'proceeding well': Germany

New test adds to scientists' understanding of Earth's history, resources

URI oceanography student uses crashing waves on shorelines to study Earth's interior

Free Newsletters - Space - Defense - Environment - Energy
..
Buy Advertising Media Advertising Kit Editorial & Other Enquiries Privacy statement
The contents herein, unless otherwise known to be public domain, are Copyright 1995-2013 - SpaceDaily. AFP and UPI Wire Stories are copyright Agence France-Presse and United Press International. ESA Portal Reports are copyright European Space Agency. All NASA sourced material is public domain. Additional copyrights may apply in whole or part to other bona fide parties. Advertising does not imply endorsement, agreement or approval of any opinions, statements or information provided by SpaceDaily on any web page published or hosted by SpaceDaily. Privacy statement