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January 29, 2007

WORLD NEWS & ANALYSIS

Aftermath

WORLD NEWS & ANALYSIS

Bring It Heavy

WORLD NEWS & ANALYSIS

Top Line, Bottom Line

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Aftermath

Chinese Asat test raises the prospects for space-control spending—eventually

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Bring It Heavy

Marine CH-53s proceed with costly self-defenses as V-22s are desert-bound

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Top Line, Bottom Line

Eurocopter sees record sales and deliveries after setting new marks in 2006, but focus will be on boosting profits

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Electronic Stew

Baghdad’s toxic electromagnetic environment may foil F-22

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Iran’s Sputnik

Tehran looks poised to try satellite launch with long-range missile implications

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Asat Strategy

Destroying satellites may be a capability China doesn’t want

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Indian Leverage

Russian Fulcrum may mark beginning of even closer cooperation on military aircraft

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Little Bang

New Navy weapon designed for urban air support as more troops head to Iraq

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Naval Rafales Headed for Afghanistan

PARIS France plans to send a pair of naval Rafale F2 strike fighters to Afghanistan to help bolster its forces there. French defense officials say the two carrier-based F2s, equipped with Paveway smart bombs, will likely join a Franco-Spanish task force that’s expected to set sail for the Arabian Sea in February to provide added ground cover to NATO and U.S. forces-particularly in the southern part of Afghanistan.

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Multiplying Missiles

BEIJING Taiwan’s defense ministry wants to lift military spending to 2.85% of gross domestic product this year from 2.32% in 2005 as China ranges an ever-growing number of surface-to-surface missiles against the island. China has now deployed 980 such missiles, of which 100 are cruise missiles and 880 ballistic, Taiwan’s ministry says.

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