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Pakistan hits back at nuclear concerns

Pakistan hits back at nuclear concerns

Washington: Pakistan’s prime minister on Monday defended his country as a responsible nuclear power, shooting down concerns at a major security summit that extremists could seize loose weapons. Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, who controls the Islamic world’s only declared […]


World nuclear summit confronts ‘growing’ threat

World nuclear summit confronts ‘growing’ threat

WASHINGTON: Ukraine renounced its bomb-grade uranium on Monday in a boost for President Barack Obama’s summit on securing the world’s nuclear materials, as a US official warned of the “growing” risk of nuclear terrorism. Obama called the 47-nation summit in […]


Cadets, students ‘CANVAS’ networks in hacking challenge

Cadets, students ‘CANVAS’ networks in hacking challenge

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY: Seventy college and high school students hunted down design and implementation weaknesses for a fictional social networking site during the 2010 Computer and Network Vulnerability Assessment Scenario April 2, here. College students from Colorado State University, […]


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 […]


 
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