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Bruce George MP

The Editor was saddened to hear of the passing of Bruce George MP Bruce George Obituary Bruce worked closely with the Editor when he was a junior member of the Editorial Team at Defence...


Pandora Report: 3.20.2020

Policy vs. Pandemics: Polarization and Public Health Emergency Preparedness Could there be a better time to discuss partisanship in pandemic response? Join us virtually on March 26th from 6-7:30pm EST. Due to the COVID-19...


GenMark Receives FDA EUA for its ePlex SARS-CoV-2 Test

GenMark Diagnostics, Inc. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the company’s ePlex SARS-CoV-2 Test. GenMark’s test was developed for the qualitative detection of...


USAF tests engine for Gray Wolf low-cost cruise missile

The US Air Force (USAF) has tested a new low-cost turbojet engine to power air-launched cruise missiles being developed under the Gray Wolf programme. The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) announced on 19 March...


Why Are There So Few COVID-19 Cases in Russia and Africa?

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began in Wuhan, China in December 2019, we have seen the virus spread to over 160 countries. Several countries have experienced large outbreaks, including China, South Korea, Italy, Iran, Spain...


Japan commissions first Maya-class guided-missile destroyer

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) commissioned the first of two Maya (Improved Atago)-class, Aegis-equipped destroyers in a ceremony held on 19 March in Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture. Named JS Maya (pennant number 179),...


Spotlight returns to Iran’s nuclear programme

Vienna (AFP) March 9, 2020 – Tehran’s nuclear programme is back under the spotlight after the UN’s nuclear watchdog revealed the extent of Iran’s uranium enrichment drive and reprimanded it for denying access to...

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