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Russia offers to move army bases from Georgia sooner

AFP, MOSCOW: Russia said Monday it could withdraw its remaining two army bases from Georgia in seven to nine years, slightly easing its stance on the festering issue between the two former Soviet republics, but one still unlikely to satisfy […]


Work on Malaysia's first submarine base delayed a year

AFP, Malaysia's 800-million-ringgit (211 million dollars) first submarine base in Sabah state on Borneo island will be completed by late 2007, a year behind schedule, deputy defence minister Mohamad Shafie Apdal said Sunday. Shafie told AFP the delay was due […]


Air-to-Air Missile Market to Generate $12 Billion in Sales Through 2013

Forecast International, NEWTOWN, Conn. — Although Operation Iraqi Freedom saw no major aerial engagements between the involved combatants, this will not hinder sales of air-to-air missiles in the future. Sales of air-to-air missiles (AAMs) over the next 10 years will […]


Russia Markets T-72 Upgrade to India

Rosoboronexport State Corporation, DEFEXPO India Exhibition is one of priorities for Russian defence producers. Russian-Indian co-operation in the military-technical field accounts for more than four decades and forms the basis of strategic partnership between Moscow and New Delhi. Russia takes […]


Lockheed Martin gets Aegis Contract

US Department of Defense, Lockheed Martin, Maritime Systems & Sensors, Moorestown, N.J., is being awarded a $258,675,871 fixed-price incentive modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-01-C-5168) for three Navy fiscal year 2004 Aegis Weapons Systems (AWS) and one AWS for DDG […]


THE WEST IS THE BEST WHEN IT COMES TO HYPOCRISY

DefenceTalk, Hypocrisy in Western Media and how Governments use it to mislead their people and abuse other nations!During the last couple of weeks there has been lot of banter in the so called


Will the French Indict Cheney?

The Nation, Yet another sordid chapter in the murky annals of Halliburton might well lead to the indictment of Dick Cheney by a French court on charges of bribery, money-laundering and misuse of corporate assets. At the heart of the […]


Weapons of Mass Destruction Are Overrated as a Threat to America

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Israeli Man charged with smuggling nuclear triggers to Pakistan ordered released

AP, WASHINGTON (AP) – An Israeli businessman accused of smuggling nuclear weapon triggers to Pakistan can be released while he awaits trial, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. Prosecutors had asked that Asher Karni be held without bail. But U.S. District […]


 
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