October 23, 2006

WORLD NEWS & ANALYSIS

SPYING ON MARS

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Bizav Business Booming

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Insurgents' New Tools

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SPYING ON MARS

Reconnaissance satellite imaging techniques are being used at Mars to reveal evidence for past water and rapid climate change that could factor into Earth global-warming debate

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Bizav Business Booming

No bust in sight as billions of dollars change hands at NBAA event

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Insurgents' New Tools

Network invasion, communications exploitation now part of atypical warriors' arsenal

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Hot Xenon

Aging Manhattan Project analysis suggests North Korea’s nuclear device probably fizzled

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The Color of Money

Funding and implementation, not quality, could impede Britain’s defense technology road map

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Middleman Muddle

NEW DELHI A $350-million joint development effort by India and Israel for the advanced Barak-2 missile is under scrutiny because of corruption charges arising out of procurement of the original Barak-1 system. India’s Central Bureau of Investigation is looking into charges that middlemen offered kickbacks on behalf of Israel Aircraft Industries (IAI) to politicians, including former Defense Minister George Fernandes, for the purchase of six Barak-1 anti-missile systems.

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NBAA SHOW, BRIEFLY

The National Business Aviation Assn. convention held in Orlando, Fla., last week drew more than 31,000 people and its exhibit space was sold out well in advance of the event. The flood of announcements at the show included: The second preproduction prototype Grob SPn Utility Jet has flown with an upgraded version of Honeywell’s Primus Apex avionics suite.
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Speed Limit

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'A Labor of Love'

U.S. Air Force Memorial unveiled

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Directed Energies

LONDON The U.K. will likely field a “novel” weapon system within the next few years— probably a radio-frequency payload-as it increases emphasis on directed-energy weapons research. The government’s Defense Technology Strategy considers it “vital that the U.K. retains a capability in RF directed-energy weapon systems (and associated vulnerability and lethality modeling) and highly desirable that a national capability is retained on defensive laser (damage and dazzle) systems.”
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