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February 01, 2013
SPACEWAR
No comparison between space programs of two Koreas
Washington (Yonhap) Feb 01, 2013
The U.S. government made clear Thursday that it makes no sense to compare the rocket launches of the two Koreas. "You know our view that there is no basis for comparing the behavior of the ROK in space with the behavior of the DPRK," State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said at a press briefing. She was using the acronym of the formal names of the Koreas - the Republic of Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. Earlier in the day, South Korea succeeded in its thir ... read more
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SPACEWAR

Doubt Cast On Sir Bernard Lovell's 'brainwashing'
In this month's edition of Physics World, science writer Richard Corfield casts doubt on the alleged "brainwashing" of the late British astronomer Sir Bernard Lovell by the Soviets at the height of ... more
MISSILE DEFENSE

Boeing-led Missile Defense Team Completes GMD Flight Test
Boeing, working with the U.S. Missile Defense Agency and industry teammates, has returned the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system to testing with a successful flight. GMD is the United State ... more
MISSILE NEWS

Lockheed Martin Receives US Army Contract for Guided MLRS Rocket Production
Lockheed Martin has received a $197 million contract option from the U.S. Army for Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Unitary rocket production. This contract option was attached to ... more
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AEROSPACE

100th F-35 On Lockheed Martin's Production Line
Assembly of the 100th Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II is well underway at the F-35 production facility here. F-35 technicians are in the final phase of building the wings that will be instal ... more


MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

TACLANE-1G Encryptor Certified by NSA
General Dynamics C4 Systems' new TACLANE-1G (KG-175G) encryptor is now certified by the National Security Agency (NSA) to secure classified information at the Top Secret level and below. The high-sp ... more
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UAV NEWS

Northrop Grumman's Next-Gen Fire Scout to Beef Up Avionics Protection
Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) received the first protective cage for its next-generation MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter that will store and shield the aircraft's critical electronic ... more
UAV NEWS

Elbit Systems and Windward Team to Introduce Advanced Maritime Surveillance Solution for India
Elbit Systems Ltd. has teamed with Windward Ltd. to offer integrated maritime solutions for the Indian authorities. The joint solution combines Windward's innovative satellite-based maritime analyti ... more
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Robonaut from the ISS gets new legs for Easter

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Russia to Test Launch New Angara Rocket June 25

MISSILE DEFENSE

NGC Fire Control Play Key Role in Missile Defense Test
Northrop Grumman's command launch equipment (CLE) software effectively launched the ground-based interceptor in this week's flight test of the U.S. Missile Defense Agency's (MDA's) Ground-Based Midc ... more
CYBER WARS

Wall Street Journal says hit by Chinese hackers too
The Wall Street Journal said Thursday its computers were hit by Chinese hackers, the latest US media organization citing an effort to spy on its journalists covering China. ... more
SUPERPOWERS

No new bases in Asia: US commander
The United States' pivot to Asia will not mean any new bases in the region, but existing alliances will be strengthened and modernised, the chief of US Pacific Command (PACOM) told reporters Friday. ... more
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WAR REPORT

Japan PM vows new statement on WWII
Japan's hawkish Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told lawmakers Friday he intends to release a new statement on World War II, a move that could cause friction with neighbouring nations including China. ... more
IRAQ WARS

Iraq PM tries one-size-fits-all to solve problems
Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's efforts to solve myriad issues, including angry rallies against him, with a one-size-fits-all approach is likely to prolong Iraq's perennial crises, experts say. ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Methane climate change risk suggested by proof of redox cycling of humic substances

Long-term predictions for Miami sea level rise could be available relatively soon

Taking the pulse of mountain formation in the Andes

Lab researcher discovers the green in Greenland

Ancient shark fossil reveals new insights into jaw evolution

Chickens to chili peppers

Researchers question published no-till soil organic carbon sequestration rates

WAR REPORT

French air strikes hit Islamist bases in north Mali
France said Thursday its warplanes had hit Islamist command posts near the last militant stronghold in northern Mali, as the UN mulled a peacekeeping force to take over the fast-moving French-led operation. ... more
NUKEWARS

N. Korea camouflages nuclear test site: report
North Korea has covered the entrance to a tunnel at its nuclear test site in an apparent effort to avoid satellite monitoring ahead of a widely expected detonation, a report said Friday. ... more
WAR REPORT

Israel's airstrike and its border threats
Israel's airstrike against Syria Wednesday underlines just how jumpy the Israelis are as they grapple with a range of emerging threats on all their increasingly unstable borders. ... more
WAR REPORT
Boeing-led Missile Defense Team Completes GMD Flight Test

NGC Fire Control Play Key Role in Missile Defense Test

Missile defense EEKV shows value


WAR REPORT
Lockheed Martin Receives US Army Contract for Guided MLRS Rocket Production

India wheels out new long-range missile in annual parade

Raytheon awarded contract for HARM upgrade


WAR REPORT
Northrop Grumman's Next-Gen Fire Scout to Beef Up Avionics Protection

Elbit Systems and Windward Team to Introduce Advanced Maritime Surveillance Solution for India

Elbit Systems to Develop Advanced UAS Features for Israel MoD


WAR REPORT
Boeing Completes FAB-T Software Qualification Testing For AEHF and Milstar Birds

Smartphone to hold integrated warrior gear

TACLANE-1G Encryptor Certified by NSA

NUKEWARS

White House condemns Iran for nuclear upgrade 'escalation'
The White House warned Thursday that Iran's decision to install more modern equipment at its Natanz nuclear plant was a "further escalation" in the showdown over its atomic program. ... more
NUKEWARS

Iran to install new nuclear equipment at Natanz site
Iran intends to install more modern equipment at Natanz, one of its main nuclear sites, according to a document seen by AFP on Thursday. ... more
NUKEWARS

Gold behind quasi tripling of Turkish exports to Iran in 2012
Turkish exports to Iran almost tripled in 2012, in large part owing to gold sales, the Turkish statistics agency TUIK said Thursday as Tehran struggles with heavy international sanctions owing to its controversial nuclear program. ... more
SUPERPOWERS

Commentary: Global snafu
At age 92, he spoke and answered questions without a pause and with a blend of humor and statesmanship. The venue was the Council of Foreign Relations, where he belongs in the pantheon of living American statesmen with Henry Kissinger and Zbigniew Brzezinski. ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Nanoparticles Create Skinny Solar Cells

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Wireless power transfer achieved at 5-meter distance

Surprising material could play role in saving energy

Study casts doubt on climate benefit of biofuels from corn residue

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Thinnest feasible membrane produced

AEROSPACE

Japan has concerns on F-35 sales

WAR REPORT

Conflict flares anew as Colombia, rebels resume talks

SUPERPOWERS

Republicans hammer at Obama's pick for Pentagon

SUPERPOWERS

Obama's Pentagon pick grilled by Republican critics

CYBER WARS

Wall Street Journal says also hit by Chinese hackers

SUPERPOWERS

US says Australia 'critical pillar' in Asia pivot

UAV NEWS

Elbit Systems to Develop Advanced UAS Features for Israel MoD

AEROSPACE

H-1 Helicopter Mission Computer Contract Awarded

SUPERPOWERS

Japan ex-minister warns of Okinawa unrest, secession

WAR REPORT

Syria says Israel hit military research centre

S. Korea warns North against nuclear test

Israel strike on Syria 'unacceptable': Russia

Philippines to buy 12 S. Korean fighter jets

EU, UN 'concerned' over Israel shooting of Palestinians

France in 'final phase' of Mali intervention: experts

'Israeli jets strike Syria border convoy'

Iran to install new nuclear equipment at Natanz site

Fule 'concerned' about Ukraine probes

IAEA says no indications of blast at Iran nuclear site

New York Times says victim of Chinese hackers

French enter last main Islamist-held town in northern Mali

Pakistani security kills 33 in NWFP

US Navy to dismantle ship on Philippine reef

Colombia to resume FARC talks despite kidnapping

Fort Hood shooter loses bid to avoid death penalty

Obama's Pentagon pick to face critics at Senate hearing

S. Korea launches third bid to join global space club

N. Korea threat 'merciless' retaliation on South

Iran monkey in space 'masks missile plan'

China convicts Tibetan burning 'inciters' of murder

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