HOME About Blog Contact Hotel Links Donations Registration
NEWS & COMMENTARY 2008 SPEAKERS 2007 2006 2005

Tuesday, November 14, 2006

Defense News

Defense news for November 14:

Nov 14, 2006 - 5:50:45 AM
Air Force declassifies elite aggressor program
After decades of secrecy, Air Force officials acknowledged Nov. 13 that Communist-built fighters were flown at the Tonopah Test Range northwest of Las Vegas, Nev. Read More...

Nov 14, 2006 - 5:41:16 AM
Predators keep insurgents in view
Moving silently high in the sky, Balad AB's MQ-1 Predator Unmanned Aerial Vehicles patrol the landscape below scaning for any signs of insurgent activity around Iraq. Read More...

Nov 14, 2006 - 5:41:00 AM
Lean Principles Contribute To Missile Success
The members of the 309th Missile Maintenance Group completed assembly of Minuteman booster No. 75-939 Nov. 7, marking two years of early or on-time deliveries by the unit. Read More...

Nov 14, 2006 - 5:40:13 AM
India's missile projects run into delays
The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has yet again put off fresh trials of the country's most potent missile, the nuclear-capable Agni-III with a range of over 3,000 km. Read More...

Nov 14, 2006 - 5:40:03 AM
Chinese Submarine Stalks US Carrier
A Chinese submarine approached a US aircraft carrier in the Pacific Ocean last month and surfaced within firing range of its torpedoes and missiles before being detected Read More...

Nov 14, 2006 - 5:37:19 AM
Ensuring Australia’s Air Combat Capability Edge
The Government has taken an additional step to ensure that the F/A-18 delivers Australia’s air combat capability edge during the transition to the Joint Strike Fighter. Read More...

Nov 14, 2006 - 5:34:15 AM
Bush cool to asking Iran and Syria to help on Iraq
President George W. Bush, searching for a new approach in Iraq, expressed little enthusiasm on Monday for seeking Syrian and Iranian help to calm Iraq as he cautioned Democrats against quick U.S. troop reductions. Read More...

Nov 14, 2006 - 5:33:24 AM
Details of Chinese Plane Crash Investigation Released
Chinese officials recently released the details of an investigation into the June 3 Airborne Early Warning (AEW) aircraft crash in Anhui Province, which killed all 40 people on board, according to the Asia Times Read More...

Nov 14, 2006 - 5:32:37 AM
Al-Qaeda wants to acquire nuclear weapons: British foreign ministry
The Al-Qaeda terror network wants to acquire technology that will allow it to carry out a nuclear attack on a Western country Read More...

Nov 14, 2006 - 5:30:21 AM
Nuclear Japan Would Cause Huge Damage Warns Russia
A Russian envoy on Monday warned Japan against developing nuclear weapons, saying it would set off a nuclear arms race and cause "huge damage" to regional stability. Read More...

Nov 14, 2006 - 5:29:05 AM
Air Force, Navy wrap up joint mine exercise
B-52 Stratofortress aircrews assigned to the 23rd Expeditionary Bomb Squadron and Sailors with the Navy's Mobile Mine Assembly Unit 8 completed a week-long joint sea mine-laying exercise here Nov. 3. Read More...

Nov 14, 2006 - 5:27:21 AM
Senate arms panel to focus on Pentagon oversight
Sen. Carl Levin, the Michigan Democrat poised to become chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, vowed on Monday to ramp up oversight of the Pentagon, its top weapons programs and contractors. Read More...

Nov 14, 2006 - 5:25:59 AM
LM Compact Kinetic Energy Missile Flight Test Against Armor Target
Lockheed Martin successfully conducted a guided test flight of its Compact Kinetic Energy Missile (CKEM) against a Main Battle Tank recently at Eglin Air Force Base, FL. All objectives for this test were achieved. Read More...

Nov 14, 2006 - 5:25:10 AM
US mulls possible delay in air tanker
Pentagon and U.S. Air Force officials are considering changes to a multibillion-dollar competition for new aerial refueling tankers, including a two-year delay in picking a winning bidder Read More...

Nov 14, 2006 - 5:25:09 AM
Anti-terror panel in focus at India-Pakistan talks
Top diplomats from arch rivals India and Pakistan are due to hold talks for the first time in nearly a year in a bid to revive a peace process that was halted by deadly train bombings in Mumbai in July. Read More...

Nov 14, 2006 - 5:23:13 AM
USS Anzio Provides Assistance to Iranian Dhow
USS Anzio (CG 68) provided assistance to a vessel in distress in the Arabian Sea, approximately 140 miles off the coast of Pakistan, Nov. 10, while conducting maritime security operations (MSO) in the area. Read More...

Nov 14, 2006 - 5:20:08 AM
Korea to Ban Bio Weapons Development from 2007
The Korean government said Sunday it will impose a blanket ban on the development and unreported possession of biological weapons in the country starting from next year. Read More...

Nov 14, 2006 - 5:19:32 AM
US, Japanese Navies Train Together In ANNUALEX
The US Navy and Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force kicked off their largest bilateral exercise, ANNUALEX, Nov. 9. Read More...

Nov 14, 2006 - 5:18:32 AM
Cluster Bomb Treaty Comes into Force
A new international treaty aimed at reducing the deaths and injuries from cluster bombs, landmines and other unexploded ordnance comes into force Sunday. Read More...

Nov 14, 2006 - 5:14:04 AM
Armoured Vehicle Launched Bridge for the Finnish Army Enters Field Trials
The armoured vehicle launched bridge (AVLB) developed for the Finnish Army by RUAG Land Systems, a subsidiary of the RUAG technology group, is undergoing extensive field testing Read More...

Nov 14, 2006 - 5:09:50 AM
Gap Crossing Systems for the New Zealand Army
The Ministry of Defence (MoD) is managing a project to purchase up to six complete Gap Crossing Systems (GCS) for the New Zealand Army. Read More...

Nov 14, 2006 - 5:00:30 AM
Cruise missile to be tested next year
Sagarika, India's first submarine-launched nuclear-capable cruise missile, will be ready for flight trials by early next year, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) sources said. Read More...
Web IntelligenceSummit.org
Webmasters: Intelligence, Homeland Security & Counter-Terrorism WebRing
Copyright © IHEC 2008. All rights reserved.       E-mail info@IntelligenceSummit.org