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British Consulate hit in wave of Istanbul bombings

The Scotsman, The British Consulate and the offices of a British bank have been targeted in a wave of bombings across Istanbul that has killed at least 25 people and injured more than 400. Ten people are reported to have […]

Hypersonic Missile Flies for the First Time Over 7 Mach at Ground Level

EADS, UNTERSCHLEISSHEIM, Germany — In October 2003, flew a hypersonic missile developed by EADS/LFK flew for the first time at a speed of over 7 Mach at ground level — that is a speed of approximately 2.3 kilometers per second. […]

EDO Electronic Surveillance for Greek Navy S-class Frigates

EDO Corp, NEW YORK — EDO Corporation has been awarded a contract to supply six CS-3701 Electronic Support Measures systems for use on S-class frigates under the Hellenic navy

Dutch Navy Receives First Upgraded P-3C

Lockheed Martin, EAGAN, Minn. — Lockheed Martin delivered the first of 10 upgraded P-3C aircraft to the Royal Netherlands Navy today as part of Capabilities Upkeep Program (CUP). The CUP aircraft provides significant improvement in air-to-ground surveillance capability and will […]

Pakistan wants broad education in Islamic schools

, ISLAMABAD, Nov 20 (Reuters) – Pakistan's military ruler will meet Islamic scholars next month to urge them to broaden education in madrassahs, or Islamic mosque schools, often criticised by the West for churning out extremists. President Pervez Musharraf, a […]

Canada could pull out of Bosnia by November, 2004

Canadian Press, Kabul

Financial crisis bogs down MiG Air Craft Corporation

Pakistan Times, ISLAMABAD: Financial crisis being faced by MiG Air Craft Corporation is considered a great set back and challenge for Russia

US keeps intelligence secret from British

The Telegraph,   British and Australian officers working in allied command centres during the war in Iraq were not allowed access to the intelligence they needed to do their job, one Australian complained. RAF and RAAF officers were asked to […]

US defence firms offer India joint ventures in emerging technologies

AFP, BANGALORE, India (AFP) Nov 19, 2003-Defence companies of the United States on Wednesday made an offer to India to jointly develop and produce new technologies. Thomas Pickering, vice president of the Boeing Corporation said India had the ability to […]

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