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US military dispatches airborne snipers to defend oil pipeline

, CAMP QAYYARAH, Iraq (AFP)


Northrop Grumman Adds Sikorsky to Unmanned Combat Armed Rotorcraft Team

, WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 7, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) — Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE:NOC) Integrated Systems sector today announced that Sikorsky Aircraft, a world leader in the design, development, production and support of advanced technology military rotorcraft systems, has joined the Northrop […]


Smiths wins $500m contract with US military

, SMITHS, the UK-based aerospace giant, has been awarded a US$500 million (


Arabs' Fear: A New Crisis to Add to a Troubled List

, BEIRUT, Lebanon, Oct. 6 – Behind a seemingly calm facade, with Damascus toothless to respond militarily to the deepest Israeli air raid in Syria in three decades, the Arab world was reeling Monday from the idea that yet a […]


India to send combat aircraft to Alaska show

, A fleet of Jaguars will be despatched to Alaska to participate, in what has now become an important fixture in the international defence aviation calendar. Earlier this year, India was represented in the multi-national event by the IL-76 transport […]


PUTIN TALKS UP POWER OF RUSSIA

, Hawkish words emanated from Moscow October 2, when Russian President Vladimir Putin and Defense Minister Sergei Ivanov met top military leaders to review the state of the Russian armed forces. Putin told the military brass that after years of […]


IAF enters space age, starts work on laser weapons, killer satellites

, NEW DELHI: Declaring that the Indian Air Force has obtained strategic depth operational capability with the induction of mid-air refuellers and more of advanced SU-30 MKI fighters, Air Chief S Krishnaswamy on Monday said work has started on an […]


Singapore goes shopping for US weapons

, Singapore – In minutes, one of Singapore's busiest highways can be transformed into a runway for screaming air force fighter jets, its narrow meridian strip of potted bougainvillaea bulldozed to the side. That road from the main airport is […]


New era for BAE Systems

, EIGHT Edinburgh-based apprentices at BAE Systems have become the first to complete a craft training with the firm since the early 1990s. They belong to a group of 18 apprentices that BAE, Europe


 
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