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Radical triangular plane to take to sky in future


August 8th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) NASA has successfully demonstrated a working prototype of the triangle-shaped "plane of the future" - and it hopes the aircraft will become the next universally adopted ... Read more...

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Google’s eye in sky could catch you with pants down


June 11th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 11 (IANS) US tech giants Google and Apple are in the race to come up with aerial maps so detailed and precise that they can practically catch you ... Read more...

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British spy planes grounded over safety fears


April 14th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) British air defence surveillance planes have been grounded amid safety fears, a media report said Saturday.Service chiefs ordered the RAF's ageing Boeing Sentry E-3D jets not ... Read more...

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Iran to put captured foreign drones on display


December 18th, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 18 (IANS) Foreign spy drones captured by Iran, that reportedly include four Israeli and three US aircraft, will be put on display, Mehr news agency reported. Latest "domestically-manufactured ... Read more...

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US testing deadlier, stealthier drones


January 11th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 11 (IANS) The United States is testing unmanned spy planes that can stay airborne for days on end and survey an area larger than Afghanistan at a single glance.An experimental ... Read more...

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Britain-based Taliban fight in Afghanistan, then return home


November 25th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 25 (IANS) Some Afghan-origin men, who are based in Britain, head to Afghanistan to battle the NATO forces before returning home, a media report said Thursday.A Taliban guerrilla in ... Read more...

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Yemen tribal leaders not playing ball with govt. in handing over Qaeda operatives


November 13th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Sanaa, Nov 13 (ANI): Yemeni tribal leaders are reportedly refusing to support their government to root out terrorism, claiming that handing over local al-Qaeda operatives and their American born spiritual leader, Anwar ... Read more...

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US sends drones to hunt for Al Qaeda in Yemen


November 7th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 7 (IANS) The US has deployed drones to hunt down Al Qaeda militants in Yemen for the first time in years, said US officials.The use of unmanned spy plane ... Read more...

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Nine killed in US drone strike in Pakistan (Lead)


October 2nd, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 2 (IANS) At least nine people were killed and four injured in a US surveillance plane attack Saturday in Pakistan's tribal area bordering Afghanistan, a media report said.Two drone planes ... Read more...

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At least six militants killed, several injured in US missile strike in North Waziristan


September 8th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 8 (ANI): At least six suspected militants were killed and several others injured in a US missile strike in Dande Darbakhel area near Miran Shah, the main town in North ... Read more...

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Seven killed, four injured in US drone strike in North Waziristan


September 5th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Miramshah/Peshawar, Sept 5 (ANI): A US drone strike has killed seven more people, including some suspect terrorists, and has left four others wounded, at Maizer village in North Waziristan.This was the third ... Read more...

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Ludhiana manufacturer claims to develop spy planes


May 10th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Ludhiana, May 10 (ANI): The Bhogal Hobby Tech Private Limited in Punjab's Ludhiana city claims to have manufactured spy planes after being approached by the army.According to them, the UAV aircraft, ... Read more...

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Five killed in fresh US drone strike in North Waziristan


April 26th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Miranshah (Pakistan), Apr 26(ANI): At least five suspected militants were killed and various others injured in a fresh US drone attack in the restive North Waziristan on Monday.According to reports, ... Read more...

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At least four people killed after U.S. drone strike in NW Pakistan


April 26th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD (BNO NEWS) -- At least four people were killed on Monday in Pakistan after a U.S. drone attack, local media reported, quoting local sources as saying.An unmanned U.S. aircraft fired three ... Read more...

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Taliban rejects report about Hakimullah’s death


January 31st, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.31 (ANI): The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has once again rejected reports regarding the death of its chief Hakimullah Mehsud, even as the Pakistan Army said it was still investigating reports ... Read more...

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US to give Pakistan $1 bn military aid, UAVs


January 22nd, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 22 (IANS) The US on Friday formally announced $1 billion aid for Pakistan, besides providing unarmed unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and state-of-the-art military equipment, but refused to commit itself ... Read more...

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US to give Pakistan unarmed drones’ technology: Gates (Lead)


January 21st, 2010 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 21 (IANS) In a major shift in policy, the US said Thursday it would provide drone technology to Pakistan but only for unarmed aircraft - to partly meet a ... Read more...

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Pakistan gives military wish list to US (Lead)


January 21st, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Rawalpindi, Jan 21 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday handed over its military wish list to the US, demanding the latest weapons and helicopters to enable effective action against terrorists in the country's tribal areas. The ... Read more...

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US plans to use Colombia for attack on Venezuela: Chavez


December 29th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Dec 29 (IANS/EFE) The US is preparing to attack Venezuela using Colombian soldiers under the pretext of attacking guerrilla camps supposedly located on Venezuelan soil, President Hugo Chavez has said. Chavez Monday ... Read more...

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US troops to use ‘eavesdropping spy planes’ in Afghanistan


December 22nd, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Dec. 22 (ANI): US troops stationed in Afghanistan will soon use spy planes, that will provide them crucial information about Al Qaeda and the Taliban, with the help of its ... Read more...

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Russia announces plans for extensive short-range missile network


September 29th, 2009 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 29 (DPA) Russia's military announced plans Tuesday to set up an extensive network of short-range Iskander missiles throughout the country as part of a broader reform of the armed ... Read more...

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US, South Korean planes conducted spying missions: North Korea


September 1st, 2009 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, Aug 31 (Xinhua) US and South Korean spy planes conducted over 170 reconnaissance missions over North Korea in August, the official media reported Monday citing a military source. Some 90 flights were ... Read more...

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Germany to send spy planes to Afghanistan


July 3rd, 2009 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 3 (IANS) Germany will send its advanced Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft to Afghanistan to help the NATO forces in the fight against Taliban, a media report ... Read more...

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Pakistan unlikely to get drones: Report


May 17th, 2009 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) Pakistan is unlikely to get the American drones that it wants, a British newspaper reported Sunday. "I want drones," Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari told the Sunday Times. "I ... Read more...

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Tension grows in Swat as Taliban goes on looting spree


April 28th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Mingora, Apr 28 (ANI): Tension in the Swat Valley is fast growing as the Taliban continues armed patrolling and threatened a group of lawyers and recalcitrant militants. It also captured a ... Read more...

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Spy plane acquired from US to be based in Tamil Nadu


April 20th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Ritu Sharma New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) India's newly acquired long-range spy planes, the P8-I, purchased from the US under a $2.1 billion deal earlier this year, will be based at an ... Read more...

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Pakistan would have attacked India in 1998: Gohar Ayub Khan


April 18th, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 18 (IANS) Pakistan would have launched a full-fledged air attack had India attempted to prevent its 1998 nuclear tests, maverick politician and former foreign minister Gohar Ayub Khan says in ... Read more...

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US Congress approves spy plane deal with India


April 14th, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Gulshan R Luthra New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) The US Congress has approved the sale of eight Boeing P8-I multi-mission spy planes to India, apparently clearing the decks for transfer ... Read more...

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Russia confirms drones deal with Israel


April 13th, 2009 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 13 (DPA) Russia concluded its first weapons deal with Israel, purchasing unmanned spy planes valued at around $49 million, a spokesman for the Russia Defence Ministry in Moscow told daily ... Read more...

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Australia’s spy chiefs cross swords over China, but Rudd favours hawks


April 11th, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra (Australia), Apr.11 (ANI): Defence strategists have ignored the advice of Australia's most senior intelligence chiefs and rejected the view that China's military expansion poses little threat to the nation's long-term ... Read more...

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US Drones have been very effective in tracking down Iraq, Afghan insurgents


March 17th, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.17 (ANI): Pentagon officials say that the remotely piloted planes or Drones have done more than any other weapons system to track down insurgents and save American lives in Iraq ... Read more...

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US drone attack kills 14 militants in Pakistan (Lead)


March 13th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 13 (IANS) At least 14 suspected militants have been killed in a US drone attack on a Taliban training centre in northwestern Pakistan, a media report said Friday. More than 40 ... Read more...

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Pakistan Navy to acquire submarines, drones, spy planes


January 30th, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Jan 30 (IANS) The Pakistan Navy is to acquire drones and spy planes, as also submarines as force multipliers to augment its capabilities, a top military commander has said. Speaking Thursday ... Read more...

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US drone attack kills four in Pakistan


January 1st, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 1 (IANs) At least four people were killed and several others injured Thursday in a suspected US drone attack in northern Pakistan, a media report said. The suspected US spy ... Read more...

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Pak Defence Minister, Air chief contradict over drone-hitting system


November 26th, 2008 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 26 (ANI): Pakistans Defence Production Minister Abdul Qayyum Khan Jatoi has reportedly said that his countrys scientists would develop a sophisticated system to hit highflying spy planes within a ... Read more...

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