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USAF clears production of nuclear bomb tail-kits

The US Air Force (USAF) is to begin production of a new guided tail-kit assembly (TKA) for the B61-12 nuclear gravity bomb, the service announced on 7 December. The Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center...


Pandora Report: 12.7.2018

Review – Preventing Pandemics & Bioterrorism Event If you weren’t able to make this event on Tuesday evening, you’re in luck. We’ve got everything from the program to a review. You can also see...


Is Africa Ready for Nuclear Energy?

Current & expected electricity generation of African countries. By Laura GilVIENNA, Dec 7 2018 (IPS) Years back, nuclear energy was a fancy option limited to the industrialized world. In due course, nuclear could be...


Endeavor Reveals Scorpion UGV

Endeavor has revealed design details and images of their Scorpion Robot which was designed for the US Army’s Common Robotic System-Individual (CRS-I) program. Announced in April, Endeavor is one of two finalists now in...


Arktis Brings Innovative Readout Devices to Homeland Security Market

Arktis Radiation Detectors has deepened its relationship with BrightSpec NV/SA, signing an exclusive license agreement to distribute the BrightSpec Compact Digital Multi-Channel Analyzer (‘bMCA’) in the US Homeland Security market, via its subsidiary Arktis...


FAST-ACT Industry Profile

Public events present a large platform for terrorist or planned attackers to target. Public venues host a significant number of attendees, therefore the potential risk of a planned attack taking place is extremely heightened....


Italian Army receives its first LMV 2s

The Italian Army has received its first examples of the latest-generation Iveco Defence Vehicles Light Multirole Vehicle (LMV) Lince 2 in Networked Enabled Capability (NEC) configuration, with the first batch consisting of 34 units...


S.Korea’s Moon still hopes to host Kim this year

Auckland (AFP) Dec 4, 2018 – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un could still visit Seoul for the first time in the next few weeks, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Tuesday, describing the...


US urges UN to condemn Iran missile test

United Nations, United States (AFP) Dec 4, 2018 – The United States on Tuesday urged the UN Security Council to condemn Iran for carrying out a ballistic missile test, describing the launch as dangerous...

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