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NASA to explore earth’s radiation belts

August 24th, 2012 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) NASA will launch two probes early Friday to study the enigmatic radiation belts around the earth that could be hazardous for spacecraft and astronauts.An Atlas ... Read more...

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Mumbai attack plan used Google Earth, says US commander

May 16th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 16 (IANS) Citing the example of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, a top US military commander has warned of the dangers posed by "democratisation" of technology in future warfare."Now, ... Read more...

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Boeing to cut over 2,000 jobs at US plant

January 5th, 2012 - 7:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 5 (IANS) US aircraft company Boeing has announced it plans to close a massive plant in Wichita in Kansas state before the end of 2013, a decision that ... Read more...

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BAE Systems upgrades Hawk trainer to near-front line status

April 19th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) BAE Systems has upgraded to near-front line status its Hawk jet trainer, an aircraft the Indian Air Force (IAF) is in the process of inducting."Fast ... Read more...

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3D mapping portable laser backpack to revolutionize defense missions

September 9th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 9 (ANI): Researchers at University of California, Berkeley, have developed a portable, laser backpack for 3D mapping, which is capable of producing fast, automatic and realistic 3D mapping of difficult ... Read more...

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Boeing awarded $1 billion, 10-year contract with U.S. Air Force

June 10th, 2010 - 11:10 pm ICT by BNO News
ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI (BNO NEWS) -- The Boeing Company on Thursday announced that it has been awarded the U.S. Air Force's Mission Planning Enterprise Contract-II (MPEC-II) to provide software management, development, integration ... Read more...

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NASA announces winners of quality and performance award

February 11th, 2010 - 3:29 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announced on Wednesday that two companies have been the winners of the 2009 George M. Low Award, the highest honor for ... Read more...

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IAF joins four-nation Red Flag exercises for first time

August 11th, 2008 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) is showcasing its skill and prowess at the prestigious four-nation Red Flag-08 military exercise that has begun at the Nellis Air Force ... Read more...

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IAF’’s largest ever overseas deployment gets into action

August 11th, 2008 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , Aug 11 (ANI): The tough and prestigious Red Flag exercise formally began at Air Force Base Nellis, Nevada USA on Sunday with inaugural briefings and mission planning by ... Read more...

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