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January 01, 2013
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A World of Troubles: 2013
Paris (UPI) Jan 01, 2013
The new year isn't beginning well. The arc of instability now runs all along the Asia-Pacific coastline from Japan through the Indian Ocean and up the Persian Gulf and Red Sea into the Mediterranean. Alarming games of strategic chicken are under way in the islands between China and all its maritime neighbors; Japan, the Philippines, Malaysia and Vietnam. The Arab Spring is turning wintry in Egypt as the simmering Sunni-Shiite conflict combines with new horrors in Syria and new rumors of ... read more
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US military braces for sweeping budget cuts
The Pentagon is bracing for deep spending cuts that will affect every facet of the US military if lawmakers fail to agree a deal to avert dramatic budget reductions, officials said Monday. ... more
UAV NEWS

What a UAV Can Do With Depth Perception
When a person reaches out to place an object in just the right place, their mind makes a series of judgments requiring vision, stability and careful movement. Trying to do the same thing robotically ... more
MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

Deployable Radio Frequency Data Backbone To Match Fiber Optic Capacity
Fiber optic cables provide the core backbone for military and civilian networks, enabling Internet, phone, video and other data to move at super-high speeds with virtually no degradation over long d ... more
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MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

Can You Program a Radio to Dominate the Spectrum?
Radios are used for a wide range of tasks, from the most mundane to the most critical of communications, from garage door openers to military operations. As the use of wireless technology proliferat ... more


FLOATING STEEL

First Borey Class Nuclear Sub to Join Russian Navy on Sunday
Russia's first Borey class ballistic missile nuclear submarine, the Yury Dolgoruky, will be officially put into service with the Russian Navy on Sunday, the designer of the sub said. "The hois ... more
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Russian Air Force Gets First Six Su-35S Fighter Jets
The Sukhoi aircraft maker delivered on Friday the first six Su-35S fighter jets to the Russian Air Force, the company said. The acceptance documents were signed by Defense Ministry officials a ... more
FLOATING STEEL

India Receives Second Russia-Built Stealth Missile Frigate
The second of three stealth frigates that Russia builds for India at the Yantar Shipyard in Russia's Baltic exclave of Kaliningrad arrived at the port of Mumbai, an Indian Defense Ministry source sa ... more
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FLOATING STEEL

Iran navy launches 6-day massive exercises
Iranian Navy launched a 6-day massive drill in its southern waters on Friday, local satellite Press TV reported. The naval drills, dubbed Velayat 91, or Guardianship 91, are being carried out in the ... more
MISSILE NEWS

Iran develops new missile launcher
Iran's Navy has developed a missile launching system which aims to increase the precision and range of anti-ship missiles. Commander of Iran Navy Rear-Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said that the ... more
IRAQ WARS

Iraq demands end to 'illegitimate' demos
The Iraqi authorities on Monday called for an end to what a senior official said were illegal and illegitimate protest rallies in Sunni-majority provinces that have cut key trade routes. ... more
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AEROSPACE

Taiwan upgrades dozens of fighter jets
Taiwan plans to complete the first stage of an ambitious plan to upgrade its fighter jet force by the end of 2013, in an effort to maintain a credible deterrent against China into the 2030s. ... more
WAR REPORT

Peres says Israel would talk to Hamas if it seeks peace
Israeli President Shimon Peres said on Monday that there is no fundamental reason not to talk to the militant Palestinian Hamas if it renounces violence and decides to take a constructive course. ... more
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Identifying hidden minds in impaired consciousness

Europeans lactose intolerant for 5,000 years after agriculture began

Is climate change downsizing goats

THE STANS

Pakistan releases four more Taliban prisoners
Pakistan on Monday released another four Afghan Taliban prisoners, including former justice minister Mullah Nooruddin Turabi, as part of a process designed to kickstart peace efforts, a government official said. ... more
IRAQ WARS

23 killed in wave of Iraq attacks
A wave of bombings and shootings across Iraq killed 23 people on Monday as the country grappled with anti-government rallies and simmering political crises ahead of major Shiite commemoration rituals. ... more
MILPLEX

Arabian monarchies to set up joint military command
The Cooperation Council for Arab States of the Gulf intends to create a unified military command. This agreement was reached at the annual summit of leaders of six Arabian monarchies, which in ... more
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NATO to deploy Patriots in Turkey over next few weeks

U.S. seeks double Israel missile funding

NATO chief denounces Iran's allegations on Patriots


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Thatcher 'warned France to cut off Exocets in Falklands war'

Iran develops new missile launcher

Raytheon awarded $254.6 million for Tomahawk missile


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US drone strike kills four in Pakistan: officials

Japan mulls US spy drones for marine surveillance: report

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Deployable Radio Frequency Data Backbone To Match Fiber Optic Capacity

China opens its version of GPS to public

THE STANS

NATO, US hail latest Afghan security handover
NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen on Monday hailed the decision by Afghan President Hamid Karzai to transfer control of security in a fresh batch of areas to local forces. ... more
UAV NEWS

Japan mulls US spy drones for marine surveillance: report
Japan is considering introducing US spy drones to boost surveillance of its territorial waters near islands in the East China Sea at the centre of a bitter dispute with Beijing, Kyodo News said Monday. ... more
SUPERPOWERS

Chinese say country still not 'world power': poll
More than 80 percent of Chinese say they do not yet see their country as a "world power", according to a newspaper poll published Monday. ... more
FLOATING STEEL

China adds destroyers to marine surveillance: report
China has transferred two destroyers and nine other ex-navy vessels to its maritime surveillance fleet, reports said Monday, as it moves to beef up its position in bitter territorial rows with Japan and other neighbours. ... more
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UAE's Masdar to build $125-million wind farm in Oman

Shaky Japanese economy hit by growing trade deficit

Italy keen to take a fast boat to China

Beijing's focus on coal lost in haze of smog: experts

Areva names number two Knoche as interim CEO

Soft Cost Reduction Through Power Electronics

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SUPERPOWERS

Three China ships in waters around disputed islands: Japan

NUKEWARS

Russia designs new types of intercontinental missiles

MILPLEX

Russia to triple state defense order by 2015

MILPLEX

India gets 4 Russian carrier-based fighters

UAV NEWS

Autonomous Landing Hazard Avoidance Technology

MILTECH

Fused Reality: Blending Reality and Simulation

NUKEWARS

Nunn-Lugar Delivers 20 Years of Nuclear Threat Reduction

THE STANS

Record number of Afghan soldiers killed in 2012

WAR REPORT

Russia sends landing ships to Syria: report

IRAQ WARS

Two hurt as protesters attack Iraq deputy PM

Israel must complete peace deal with Abbas: Peres

11 children killed in Syria bombardments: watchdog

Missing Georgian soldier shot dead: Afghan official

Obama signs law against Iran's influence in Latin America

US should play proactive role in Mideast: Arab League chief

Saudi mulls German tank deal: report

Japan's PM seeks security ties with Australia, India: report

Japan new foreign minister vows China patch-up

Israeli-Palestinian talks only after Abbas goes: Lieberman

US drone strike kills four in Pakistan: officials

Russian investigators probe ousted minister

China tightens Internet rules

Two more generals defect to Turkey

Victims of Afghan raid file suit against Germany

Thatcher 'warned France to cut off Exocets in Falklands war'

China activists break security cordon around Liu Xia

Russia testing Alzheimer's, Parkinson's medicine

Scuffles erupt at Hong Kong pro-government march

China law says family members should visit elderly relatives

China sets date for 12th National People's Congress

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