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Nano-sized Chip Sniffs Out Explosives Far Better than Trained Dogs

By Editor on Friday, July 25th, 2014

Security forces worldwide rely on sophisticated equipment, trained personnel, and detection dogs to safeguard airports and other public areas against terrorist attacks. 536 more words

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F-35s Return to Limited Flight Operations

The 26 Air Force F-35s Lightning II joint strike fighters assigned here returned to limited flight operations July 17 with the approval of commanders and Air Force airworthiness authorities. 448 more words

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Eurofighter and NETMA Sign Storm Shadow Integration Contract

FARNBOROUGH, UK: Eurofighter Jagdflugzeug GmbH today (July 17th) confirmed that NETMA, the NATO Eurofighter and Tornado Management Agency, has placed an order with it to integrate the Storm Shadow long range attack missile onto the Eurofighter Typhoon. 539 more words

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NUSQN 725 Successfully Launches First Mk 54 Torpedo

In only seven months of operating the MH-60R ‘Romeo’ Maritime Combat Helicopter, NUSQN 725 has achieved successful Mk 54 torpedo firings during the current deployment to the Atlantic Undersea Test and Evaluation Centre (AUTEC). 358 more words

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Eurofighter Typhoon Jets to Get Long Range Strike Capability

By UK Ministry of Defence on Monday, July 21st, 2014

Storm Shadow missiles are to be fitted to RAF Typhoon fast jets following a £120 million agreement signed today. 181 more words

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F-15E Takes First Flight with New Radar System

The first 389th Fighter Squadron F-15E Strike Eagle received a Radar Modernization Program, or RMP, upgrade here in June.

The inaugural flight with the new radar system was flown by Capt. 335 more words

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India clears defense procurement worth $3.5 bn: report

India’s new Hindu nationalist government cleared Saturday proposals worth nearly $3.5 billion to modernize the nation’s aging Soviet-era military hardware and boost its domestic defense industry, a report said. 412 more words

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