Author: DFNS


Iran announces visa waiver for Chinese tourists

Tehran (AFP) June 30, 2019 – Iran will no longer require Chinese visitors to obtain visas, state media reported Sunday, as the sanctions-hit country attempts to boost tourism in the face of an economic...


Top US general urges missile defence mindset shift

With NATO planning for the impending collapse of the 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty and searching for ways to counter Russia’s new 9M729 nuclear-capable cruise missile, the option of offense should be considered,...


SRI Win DARPA Chemical Sensors Contract

SRI International has been awarded a multi-year $11.6 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop advanced chemical sensors that can support detection of chemical threats in complex urban environments....


US & Iranian Actions Put Nuclear Deal in Jeopardy

By Kelsey Davenport and Daryl G. KimballWASHINGTON DC, Jul 1 2019 (IPS) Iran’s announcement that it may soon breach the 300-kilogram limit on low-enriched uranium set by the 2015 nuclear deal is an expected...


Dstl develops HASP modelling software for CBRN incidents

The UK’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) said that it has developed a new software called Hazard Assessment Simulation and Prediction (HASP) Suite to help in effective response to chemical, biological, radiological and...


Controlling deadly malaria without chemicals

Scientists have finally found malaria’s Achilles’ heel, a neurotoxin that isn’t harmful to any living thing except Anopheles mosquitoes that spread malaria. Nearly half the world’s population lives in areas vulnerable to malaria which...

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