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BAE Develops Non-Lethal Laser to Defend Against Pirate Attacks

BAE Develops Non-Lethal Laser to Defend Against Pirate Attacks

BAE Systems has successfully demonstrated a prototype device that will serve as an effective non-lethal deterrent against pirate attacks on commercial vessels such as oil tankers and container ships. Piracy worldwide is on the rise according to reports from the […]


German Cyber-Defense Center to Launch In 2011

German Cyber-Defense Center to Launch In 2011

An Interior Ministry spokesperson says cyber-attacks against Germany are on the rise, primarily from China. A new center will open next year, and will follow the example laid out by NATO, the United States and Britain. The German government announced […]


Networthiness sets standards for DOD, Air Force networks

Networthiness sets standards for DOD, Air Force networks

The Air Force soon will have a relatively new term to add to its network operations lexicon: “Networthiness.” Air Force Network Integration Center officials recently led efforts to develop the Department of Defense’s networthiness concept, an operational assessment that goes […]


Indian Navy: 2010 Year-End-Review

Indian Navy: 2010 Year-End-Review

HIGHLIGHTS The nation woke up to the threat from the sea in the wake of the Mumbai attacks of November 2008. The Government has since initiated a slew of measures to beef up coastal security and in the year gone […]


US, NATO not planning ground ops in Pakistan, officials say

US, NATO not planning ground ops in Pakistan, officials say

WASHINGTON: Neither the United States nor NATO forces are planning to conduct ground operations in Pakistan, Pentagon and International Security Assistance Force officials said today. Press stories suggested the coalition was proposing to launch special operations forces into North Waziristan, […]


Pakistan test fires nuclear-capable missile

Pakistan test fires nuclear-capable missile

Pakistan on Tuesday successfully test fired a medium-range ballistic missile capable of carrying nuclear and conventional warheads, the military said. The military said in a statement that Ghauri Hatf 5, with a range of 1,300 kilometres (800 miles), could carry […]


Afghanistan-Pakistan review charts progress in strategy

Afghanistan-Pakistan review charts progress in strategy

WASHINGTON: The Afghanistan and Pakistan Annual Review, released today, offers a national security staff-led assessment of U.S. strategy in Afghanistan and Pakistan. A summary of the report reaffirms the strategy’s “core goal” to disrupt, dismantle, and eventually defeat al-Qaida in […]


Uncertain World: Arguments Against Russia Joining NATO

Uncertain World: Arguments Against Russia Joining NATO

This past year saw a lot of speculation about whether Russia will ultimately join NATO. Prominent analysts and former politicians took to the pages of Western publications to voice their opinion on the desirability of Russian membership. The NATO Strategic […]


University Engineers Tests Underground Border Security System

University Engineers Tests Underground Border Security System

Tucson AZ: A unique underground surveillance system tested by UA researchers could be used to watch the entire US-Mexico border continuously. The border-monitoring system, known as Helios, consists of laser pulses transmitted through fiber-optic cables buried in the ground that […]


 
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