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Canadian researchers uncover China-based online spy network

Canadian researchers uncover China-based online spy network

Ottawa: A China-based network stole Indian military secrets, hacked the Dalai Lama’s office and computers around the world in an elaborate cyber espionage scheme, Canadian researchers said Tuesday. Researchers at the University of Toronto’s Citizen Lab said they documented a […]


Malta Welcomes New Patrol Boat Fleet

Malta Welcomes New Patrol Boat Fleet

Austal has completed its first European defence contract following the commissioning of four 21.2 metre inshore patrol craft for the Armed Forces of Malta (AFM). The aluminium vessels have a maximum speed of more than 26 knots and will assist […]


Joint Forces Paper Cites Possible Future Threats

Joint Forces Paper Cites Possible Future Threats

WASHINGTON: U.S. Joint Forces Command is providing military leaders with valuable insight for the future of the military, the command’s chief of staff said this week. Air Force Maj. Gen. David M. Edgington discussed a paper called U.S. Joint Forces […]


Air Force to implement handheld device changes

Air Force to implement handheld device changes

LACKLAND AIR FORCE BASE, Texas: Air Force officials will be implementing changes in March to services available for use on all Air Force-issued BlackBerry hand-held devices to bolster the security of the devices. These Department of Defense-directed changes will be […]


US Cyber Command Preparations Under Way, General Says

US Cyber Command Preparations Under Way, General Says

WASHINGTON: Preparations for the formal establishment of U.S. Cyber Command are under way, a senior military officer reported to Congress today. The formal launch of the new organization is awaiting congressional approval of its commander, Air Force Gen. Kevin P. […]


Official Addresses Quadrennial Review Concerns

Official Addresses Quadrennial Review Concerns

WASHINGTON: A month after the release of the 2010 Quadrennial Defense Review, a senior defense official directly addressed concerns about the report here yesterday. The 2010 QDR, released on Feb. 1, is a comprehensive review of Defense Department strategy and […]


Command Issues New Rules for Night Raids in Afghanistan

Command Issues New Rules for Night Raids in Afghanistan

KABUL: The commander of NATO and U.S. forces in Afghanistan has issued new rules governing night raids, acknowledging that although they can have value militarily, they also can foster ill will toward international forces on the part of the Afghan […]


Pentagon concerned over Blackwater’s work in Afghanistan

Pentagon concerned over Blackwater’s work in Afghanistan

Washington: US Defense Secretary Robert Gates is concerned about possible misconduct in Afghanistan by the private security firm formerly known as Blackwater and has promised to review the issue, the Pentagon said Friday. Gates made the pledge to lawmakers after […]


Budget Balances Security, Economics, Lynn Tells Congress

Budget Balances Security, Economics, Lynn Tells Congress

WASHINGTON: The fiscal 2011 defense budget request includes modest but necessary spending increases in line with President Barack Obama’s effort to balance national security with economic needs, the deputy defense secretary told Congress members today. The $708 billion request “reflects […]


 
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