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Israel seeks advanced missiles for new gunboats

July 9th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, July 9 (IANS) The Israeli Navy plans to install an advanced, short and long-range missile system on the new vessels it will purchase next year, a media report said.Navy ... Read more...

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Mexican oil giant needs $25 bn in annual investment

February 8th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 8 (IANS/EFE) State-owned oil giant Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, will "require annual investment and acquisitions" for its operations "exceeding 320 billion pesos (nearly $25.2 billion)" over the ... Read more...

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New computer simulations may help mariners identify freak wave ‘hot spots’

August 10th, 2009 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
London, August 10 (ANI): A team of oceanographers in the U.S. have achieved a major breakthrough in understanding 'freak waves', the monster waves that present a major risk to ships and offshore ... Read more...

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Antony asks security agencies to plug gaps in coastal security

March 31st, 2009 - 8:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 31 (ANI): Union Defence Minister A. K. Antony on Tuesday asked all concerned agencies to plug gaps in coastal security within a definite time frame.Antony, who chaired a ... Read more...

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Plug gaps in coastal security: Antony

March 31st, 2009 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Tuesday underlined the need to plug gaps in the coastal security of the country "within a definite time frame", an official said. Antony chaired ... Read more...

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17 feared dead as copter falls into frigid Atlantic

March 13th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Ontario (Canada), Mar.13 (ANI): At least 17 people, including 16 offshore oil rig workers, are feared dead after their helicopter fell in to the frigid waters of the Atlantic Ocean on ... Read more...

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Soon, a tsunami invisibility cloak to protect ocean structures from destruction

September 30th, 2008 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 30 (ANI): Scientists have shown that its possible to make oil rigs or other ocean structures invisible to tsunami waves, with the help of an invisibility cloak.Invisibility cloaks ... Read more...

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