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February 22, 2013
NUKEWARS
Radio Telescope, GPS Use Ionosphere to Detect Nuclear Tests
Washington DC (SPX) Feb 22, 2013
U.S. Naval Research Laboratory radio astronomer, Joseph Helmboldt, Ph.D., and researchers at Ohio State University Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geodetic Engineering analyzed radio telescope interferometry and Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) data recorded of the ionosphere during one of the last underground nuclear explosions (UNEs) in the U.S., codenamed Hunters Trophy. Situated in the Plains of San Agustin, 50 miles west of Socorro, New Mexico, twenty-seven 25-meter parabolic dish a ... read more
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UAV NEWS

Lockheed Martin's SMSS UAV Vehicle Operates Via Satellite Control
Lockheed Martin has completed a demonstration at Camp Grayling, Mich., recently in which its Squad Mission Support System (SMSS) was being controlled via satellite from more than 200 miles away. ... more
UAV NEWS

First Flight of nEUROn UAV Demonstrator Conducted
Northrop Grumman, in cooperation with Saab Aerosystems, has provided the attitude and heading reference system (AHRS) for the nEUROn Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle (UCAV) demonstrator, which recentl ... more
MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

Air Operations Center Modernization Program PDR Completed
The U.S. Air Force and Northrop Grumman have successfully completed the preliminary design review for the Air Operations Center (AOC) Weapon System (WS) program. The successful review allows the AOC ... more
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MISSILE DEFENSE

JLENS demonstrates tactical ballistic missile defense capability
Enemy tactical ballistic missiles may soon be easier to detect and track. During a series of recent tests, a Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) JLENS demonstrated tactical ballistic missile defense (TBMD) ... more


MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

Boeing Receives USAF Contract for Integrated C4ISR Targeting Solution
Boeing will provide the U.S. Air Force with a lightweight, compact laser targeting system designed to improve the effectiveness of battlefield airmen on Close Air Support missions. The $3 mill ... more
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UAV NEWS

Boeing, ADASI Sign Teaming Agreement for Unmanned Aircraft Systems
Boeing and Abu Dhabi Autonomous Systems Investments Company (ADASI), a Tawazun subsidiary, have signed a teaming agreement for the two companies to address the growing Middle East market for unmanne ... more
THE STANS

Turkish jets strike Kurd rebels in Iraq: military source
Turkey sent jets across its border with Iraq to strike separatists from the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), a local military source said Thursday. ... more
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SUPERPOWERS

Outside View: Obama sequestration strategy
U.S. President Barack Obama is painting a dire picture if the House Republicans don't agree to raise taxes, yet again, to avert sequestration. ... more
SUPERPOWERS

NATO head warns against spending cuts
NATO head Anders Fogh Rasmussen pressed alliance members Thursday to halt cuts to defence spending, warning that military readiness and capabilities would otherwise suffer. ... more
NUKEWARS

N. Korea top task for South's first female president
Park Geun-Hye will be sworn in as South Korea's first female president next week - a historic landmark clouded by North Korea's recent nuclear test and threats emanating from Pyongyang. ... more
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NUKEWARS

Israel: Iran closer than ever to nuclear bomb
Iran is "closer than ever" to the ability to build a nuclear bomb, Israel said on Thursday, as a new UN report said Tehran has begun installing next-generation equipment at one of its main nuclear plants. ... more
NUKEWARS

US says new Iran centrifuges would be 'provocative'
The United States warned Iran Thursday that the installation of next-generation centrifuges at one of its main nuclear plants, as reported by the UN atomic agency, would be a "provocative step." ... more
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WAR REPORT

Mali troops battle Islamists in Gao as car bomb targets camp
Rebels were driven from landmarks in the city of Gao in deadly clashes Thursday, Paris said, as French-backed forces battled to secure Mali's volatile north against Islamist fighters. ... more
CYBER WARS

China steps up defence on hacking allegations
Chinese state media stepped up the war of words Thursday over allegations of sophisticated cyberattacks on US firms, branding the accusations a "commercial stunt" and accusing Washington of ulterior motives. ... more
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Japan coastguard says China ship in disputed waters
A Chinese government ship briefly entered territorial waters off Japanese-controlled but disputed islands in the East China Sea on Thursday, Japan's coastguard said. ... more
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JLENS demonstrates tactical ballistic missile defense capability

SM-3 takes out medium-range ballistic missile target

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SUPERPOWERS
India wants to sell Russia BraMos missiles

Brazil to open talks on buying Russian missiles

JASSM Completes Lot 6 Reliability Assessment Program Testing


SUPERPOWERS
First Flight of nEUROn UAV Demonstrator Conducted

Lockheed Martin's SMSS UAV Vehicle Operates Via Satellite Control

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SUPERPOWERS
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NUKEWARS

Outside View: Return to Ashraf
The Friends of a Free Iran intergroup in the European Parliament, which enjoys the active support of more than over 200 members of parliament from different political groups, had an urgent news conference highlighting the recent rocket attack on Iranian dissidents in Camp Liberty in Iraq. ... more
MISSILE NEWS

India wants to sell Russia BraMos missiles
India wants its joint venture BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles installed on Russian warships. ... more
MILPLEX

BAE Systems posts falling annual profits, eyes 3,500 US job cuts
British arms maker BAE Systems said Thursday that stretched defence budgets weighed on the group's profits in 2012 and warned that fresh cutbacks could force it to axe 3,500 jobs at US shipyard operations. ... more
NUKEWARS

Outside View: The Pyongyang Persian Pickle
In English slang, "pickle" means a bad situation or a state of disorder. The provenance is Shakespeare's "The Tempest." And pickle well applies to the nuclear ambitions of North Korea, Iran and U.S. policy. ... more
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NUKEWARS

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WAR REPORT

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TAIWAN NEWS

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THE STANS

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NUKEWARS

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MILITARY COMMUNICATIONS

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