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Advanced Fire Control Device for Carl Gustav Systems Benefits of the new generation Advanced Fire Control Device for Carl Gustav System include an operational range of up to 2,000m and day and night operation....

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Artillery Fire Control System Photonic's Artillery Fire Control System is designed for direct and indirect firing with heavy artillery weapons....

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China's National Defence in 2010 China's National Defence in...

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A Strong Britain in an Age of Uncertainty: The National Security Strategy A Strong Britain in an Age of Uncertainty: The National Security...

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Ballistic Missile Defense and Offensive Arms Reductions: A Review of the Historical Record Ballistic Missile Defense and Offensive Arms Reductions: A Review of the Historical...

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Building and Maintaining Value in the National Security Space Industrial Base Building and Maintaining Value in the National Security Space Industrial...

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The Imperative Military Need for Portable Power and the Critical Problems with Power Today The Imperative Military Need for Portable Power and the Critical Problems with Power...

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Nuclear Arms Control: The Strategic Offensive Reductions Treaty Nuclear Arms Control: The Strategic Offensive Reductions...

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The Profession of Arms The Profession of...

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Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV): Background and Issues for Congress Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV): Background and Issues for...

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The North Korean Military Threat to the Security of the Korean Peninsula and Northeast Asia: Paper Tiger or Ongoing Menace? The North Korean Military Threat to the Security of the Korean Peninsula and Northeast Asia: Paper Tiger or Ongoing...

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The New START Treaty: Central Limits and Key Provisions The New START Treaty: Central Limits and Key...

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European Union Security and Defence White Paper: A Proposal European Union Security and Defence White Paper: A...

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US-Russian Civilian Nuclear Cooperation Agreement: Issues for Congress US-Russian Civilian Nuclear Cooperation Agreement: Issues for...

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Detection of Explosives and IEDs Detection of Explosives and...

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Treaty Between the US and the Russian Federation: Measures for the Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms Treaty Between the US and the Russian Federation: Measures for the Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive...

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GPS Retransmission for GPS Guided Munitions Delivery GPS Retransmission for GPS Guided Munitions...

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A Technically Detailed Description of Flaws in the SM-3 and GMD Missile Defence Systems A Technically Detailed Description of Flaws in the SM-3 and GMD Missile Defence...

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Defence and the Armed Forces of the Republic of Bulgaria Defence and the Armed Forces of the Republic of...

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Strategic Missile Defence: A Reality Check Strategic Missile Defence: A Reality...

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The Future of Nuclear Weapons in Nato The Future of Nuclear Weapons in...

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North Korea’s Nuclear Weapons: Technical Issues North Korea's Nuclear Weapons: Technical...

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Sharing and Layering of Data in Cyber Investigations: Policies and Best Practices to Prevent a Cyber 9/11 Sharing and Layering of Data in Cyber Investigations: Policies and Best Practices to Prevent a Cyber...

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Revealing Links: the Power of Social Network Analysis Revealing links: the Power of Social Network...

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European Community Mine Action 2008-2013 European Community Mine Action...

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Assessing Progress on Nuclear Nonproliferation and Disarmament Assessing Progress on Nuclear Nonproliferation and...

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The 2009 Australian Defence White Paper: Analysis And Alternatives The 2009 Australian Defence White Paper: Analysis And...

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Britain and France: A Dialogue of Decline? Britain and France: A Dialogue of...

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Arms Transfers to Asia and Oceania Arms Transfers to Asia and...

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Securing Britain in an Age of Uncertainty: The Strategic Defence and Security Review Securing Britain in an Age of Uncertainty: The Strategic Defence and Security...

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Arms Transfers to Europe and Central Asia Arms Transfers to Europe and Central...

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The Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF): Challenges and Opportunities in Post-Syria Lebanon The Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF): Challenges and Opportunities in Post-Syria...

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Debt, Deficits and Defence: A Way Forward Debt, Deficits and Defence: A Way...

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Countering the EMP Threat: The Role of Missile Defence Countering the EMP Threat: The Role of Missile...

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Security System Transformation in Sierra Leone – 1997-2007: Formulating Sierra Leone's Defence White Paper Security System Transformation in Sierra Leone – 1997-2007: Formulating Sierra Leone's Defence White...

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From Counterforce to Minimal Deterrence: A New Nuclear Policy on the Path Toward Eliminating Nuclear Weapons From Counterforce to Minimal Deterrence: A New Nuclear Policy on the Path Toward Eliminating Nuclear...

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Cyberwarfare and Cyberterrorism: The Need for a New US Strategic Approach Cyberwarfare and Cyberterrorism: The Need for a New US Strategic...

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Securing Australia: Protecting Our Community Securing Australia: Protecting Our...

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Incentives Initiatives for Advanced Manufacturing Technology Incentives Initiatives for Advanced Manufacturing Technology...

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National Security Strategy of the Republic of Serbia National Security Strategy of the Republic of...

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Computer Network Security & Privacy Protection Computer Network Security & Privacy...

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European Union Security and Defence White Paper European Union Security and Defence White...

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Danish Defence Agreement 2010 – 2014 Danish Defence Agreement 2010 –...

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NATO in Afghanistan: A Test of the Transatlantic Alliance NATO in Afghanistan: A Test of the Transatlantic...

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France's Nato Reintegration: Fresh Views from the Sarkozy Presidency France's Nato Reintegration: Fresh Views from the Sarkozy...

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Modernising the US Army in the Era of Persistent Conflict Modernising the US Army in the Era of Persistent...

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China's Military Spending : Soft Rise or Hard Threat? China's Military Spending : Soft Rise or Hard...

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2010 Quadrennial Defense Review 2010 Quadrennial Defense...

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Major Proposals to Strengthen the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty: A Resource Guide for the 2010 Review Conference Major Proposals to Strengthen the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty: A Resource Guide for the 2010 Review...

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Military Doctrine of the Russian Federation 2010 Military Doctrine of the Russian Federation...

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Pursue, Prevent, Protect, Prepare: The UK's 2009 Strategy for Countering International Terrorism Pursue, Prevent, Protect, Prepare: The UK's 2009 Strategy for Countering International...

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Quadrennial Defence Review 2009 Quadrennial Defence Review...

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New Zealand Ministry of Defence Long-Term Development Plan New Zealand Ministry of Defence Long-Term Development Plan ...

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Chinese National Defence from 2008 Chinese National Defence from...

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The Future Air and Space Operational Concept The Future Air and Space Operational...

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Defending Australia in the Asia Pacific Century: Force 2030 Defending Australia in the Asia Pacific Century: Force...

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Military Strategy of the Czech Republic Military Strategy of the Czech...

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National Security Strategy of Poland National Security Strategy of...

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National Strategy of Defence: Peace and Security for Brazil National Strategy of Defence: Peace and Security for...

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Finnish Security and Defence Policy 2009 Finnish Security and Defence Policy...

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Review of Implementation: Ireland Review of Implementation:...

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Adaptability and Partnership: Issues for a Strategic Defence Review Adaptability and Partnership: Issues for a Strategic Defence...

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Turkey's Defence White Paper for 2007 Defence White Paper of Turkey for...

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NS-467C Night Weapon Sight NS-467C night weapon sight...

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NX-135C Clip-on Afocal Sight Product brochures of the NX-135C clip-on afocal night...

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Night Vision Clip-On Afocal Sight Night Vision Clip-On Afocal...

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Driver’s Night Vision Viewers Driver’s Night Vision...

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Night Vision Weapon Sights Night Vision Weapon...

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Defence Lasers Our military lasers are easy to use plug and play laser systems suitable for target designation and illumination....

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Lower Downtime and Raise Performance of CCTV All across the US our homeland security initiative is making an impact. One way this impact has been observed has been through a rapid and extensive increase in the deployment of...

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Fire Control System for DND RGW 60/90 Benefits of the Dynamit Nobel Defence - include improvement of first-round hit capability and its day and night functioning....

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NS-VS 1x22 Night Vision Add-on System NS-VS 1x22 Night Vision add-on systems are designed for use with scopes for assault rifles without mean of bore...

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NS-VS 1x80 Night Vision Add-on System NS-VS 1x80 Night Vision Add-on Systems are desiged for use with scopes for sniper rifles without mean of bore...

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NS-ZF 3.3x80 Night Vision Stand-alone System NS-ZF 3.3x80 Night Vision Stand-alone Systems are designed for use on rifles as stand-alone night vision...

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R08 Mortar Sight The R08 Mortar Sight is simple and reliable. It can be used for most types of mortars....

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Sensor Aided Luminescent Targeting System (SALTS) Sensor Aided Luminescent Targeting Systems (SALTS) can be used with all small arms equipped with a picatinny...

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Cat Eye Handheld Active Imaging Camera CAT EYE, a worldwide innovation. The only portable camera with active imagery onboard, CAT EYE delivers excellent night vision in visible spectrum, from a safe distance, for all types of...

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A06 Mortar Sight The A06 Mortar Sight can be used for most types of mortars in calibre 60, 81 and 120mm for direct fire...

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CST - Electro-Optical Solutions CST designs, develops and manufactures ruggedised, high-performance electro-optical solutions for military, homeland security and high-end surveillance applications, for assisting in...

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FAST Thermal Imaging: Muzzle Flash Analysis Significant technical challenges need to be overcome when it comes to detection, location, and identification of small-calobire hostile gunfire....

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New Standards With Ruggedised CST Electro-Optical Cameras CST has a successful history as the market leader in the area of electro-optical CCTV cameras for demanding ruggedised solutions targeted for local situational awareness applications and...

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Ruggedised Electro-Optical Cameras for Naval and Maritime Applications For harbour perimeter protection there is a need to prevent unlawful activities with long-range cameras to identify if approaching vessels or humans are friend or...

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Spectrel PTZI-1000 The Spectrel PTZI-1000 is an integrated, ruggedised, MIL-grade, ready-to-use, high-precision pan/tilt/zoom camera unit with built-in laser...

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Airborne Thermal Infrared Hyperspectral Imaging for Mineral Mapping Minerals such as silicates, aluminosilicates (feldspar), magnesium silicates (serpentine) and olivines are among the most commonly encountered in the environment....

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Spectrel PTZI-1000 Integrated PTZ Long Range Camera and Laser Illumination The Spectrel PTZI-1000 is an integrated, ruggedised, MIL-grade, ready-to-use, high-precision pan/tilt/zoom camera unit with built-in laser illuminator....

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Applications for Fiber Optic Microphones SOM3/SOM4/SOM5 Winkelmann manufactures a wide variety of fiber optic microphones, suitable for a broad range of settings and...

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Applications for HAWK XTS & SEARCHER-2500 Non Linear Junction Detector The HAWK XTS is lightweight, utilizes modern technology shaped to allow easy handling; single-body design containing transceiver, antenna and display assembly on a single extendible...

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Applications for RAPTOR RXi Counter Surveillance Receiver Winkelmann's new TSCM spectrum analyser solution has been developed in response to increasing market demand for a reliable system that has the capability to detect threat signals (bugging...

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Applications for Specialist Visual Search Products Winkelmann provides the government, military and security markets an innovative and pioneering portfolio of remote visual inspection...

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Muzzle Boresighting Devices The accuracy of your flat trajectory weapon systems is a key security factor on the battlefield. That's why Optsys has designed and manufactured a wide range of muzzle boresighting devices...

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Optsys Video Module for Night Vision and LSAS The Optsys video module is the best economic and quality solution for night vision and LSAS. The product is dedicated for drivers, gunners and...

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Building Your Strength From Within Building upon a wealth of experience and depth of knowledge, we blend a culture of innovation and a broad spectrum of technologies to engineer flexible and scalable solutions matched to...

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The Department of Homeland Security Intelligence Enterprise: Operational Overview and Oversight Challenges for Congress The primary mission of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is to "prevent terrorist attacks within the US, reduce the vulnerability of the nation to terrorism, minimise the damage and...

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Nuclear, Biological, Chemical and Missile Proliferation Sanctions: Selected Current Law The use of economic sanctions to stem weapons proliferation acquired a new dimension in the 1990s when Congress imposed sanctions against US or foreign persons who engage in chemical,...

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Video Periscope with Day and Night Vision Capability for Driving and Detection Our latest innovation is the day and night video periscope. This sytem offers the possibility of choosing between the direct daytime channel (through optical prism) and a video...

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High-Security Solutions with DualCam From FaliTec The DualCam Camera series combines an un-cooled thermal camera module with a Sony IOP camera. This PTZ camera system has a vandal-resistant body with a rugged and stylish design, offering...

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Global Military Spending 2011 Infographic With the help of detailed defence budget infographics, army-technology.com reports on the top ten spenders for 2011, covering regional spend, with special focus on Asia as well as those...

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Products of EVPÚ Defence EVPÚ Defence, founded in 2001, specialises in the development, design and production of special fixed and mobile monitoring, and surveillance systems intended for the protection and control...

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JIEDDO Counter-IED Strategic Plan 2012–2016 Improvised explosive devices (IED) have emerged as the threat weapon of choice but are one of the greatest challenges facing coalition forces in current theatres of operation. To encounter...

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North Korea's 2009 Nuclear Test: Containment, Monitoring, Implications On 25 May 2009, North Korea revealed it had conducted its second underground nuclear test, but unlike in its first test, conducted in 2006, there is no public record that it released...

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National Guard Bureau Implementing the Army Force Generation Model in the Army National Guard Post 9/11, the US Army National Guard entered a period of sustained deployments that required mobilising more than 430,000 citizen soldiers as an operational force, requiring the US Army to...

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Project BioShield: Authorities, Appropriations, Acquisitions and Issues for Congress Following the terrorist attacks of 2001, both the US Administration and Congress encouraged the private sector to develop medical countermeasures against chemical, biological, radiological...

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The Effects of an Exoskeleton on Oxygen Consumption and Kinematics The purpose of this study was to investigate the metabolic cost of wearing a prototype exoskeleton (EXO) while walking with a range of heavy loads, and to analyse the associated...

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Turkey-US Defense Cooperation: Prospects and Challenges US Congress and the Obama administration are seeking to manage longstanding bilateral and North Atlantic Treaty Organization (Nato)-based defence cooperation with Turkey, at a time when a...

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North Korea's Second Nuclear Test: Implications of UN Security Council Resolution 1874 The UN Security Council unanimously passed Resolution 1874 on 12 June 2009, in response to North Korea's second nuclear test, placing a series of sanctions on North Korea's arms sales, luxury...

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China's Strategic Behaviour This white paper assesses China's strategic behaviour and what it means for the US while highlighting China's strategic outlook, including the key political, economic and military...

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Securing Nuclear Materials: The 2010 Summit and Issues for Congress The 2010 Nuclear Security summit resulted in a joint statement saying that international cooperative action is necessary to prevent an act of nuclear terrorism, as well as pledging to...

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China and nuclear arms control: current positions and future policies As the global nuclear arms control and non-proliferation agenda reaches a critical turning point, expectations begin to rise for China to take on a more proactive and constructive...

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The proliferation security initiative (PSI) The proliferation security initiative (PSI) was formed to increase international cooperation in interdicting shipments of weapons of mass destruction (WMD), their delivery systems and...

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Monitoring and verification in arms control The US and Russia signed a START Treaty on 8 April 2010, which included an annex to permit the continuation of some monitoring and verification...

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Proliferation Control Regimes: Background and Status The US has historically led the international community in establishing regimes intended to limit the spread of nuclear, chemical and biological weapons and...

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Cluster Munitions: Background and Issues for Congress Cluster munitions were developed in World War II and currently form part of several nations' weapon...

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Defense Surplus Equipment Disposal: Background Information The US Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Disposition Services are responsible for property reuse, precious metal recovery, recycling, hazardous property disposal and the demilitarisation of...

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MilsVPN: VPN / Firewall solution for perimeter defence at the highest protection level Leading communication security provider mils electronic has released information about Mils VPN solutions for governmental institutions....

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The Army's M-4 Carbine: Background and Issues for Congress The M-4 carbine is the US Army's primary individual combat weapon for infantry units. While there have been concerns raised by some about the M-4's reliability and lethality, some studies...

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Strategic Arms Control After START: Issues and Options The US and Soviet Union signed the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty in 1991, which entered into force in December 1994 and expired on December 5, 2009. Both the nations have negotiated...

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Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty: Background and Current Developments In 1996, the UN General Assembly adopted the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT), which would ban all nuclear explosions, but was rejected by the Senate in...

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Purchase Card On-Line System (PCOLS) The government-wide Commercial Purchase Card Program was created to provide an efficient means for federal agencies to purchase goods and services directly from vendors and replace the...

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F-35 Alternate Engine Program: Background and Issues for Congress US Congress has rejected administration proposals to terminate the programme to develop the General Electric / Rolls-Royce F136 engine as an alternative to the Pratt & Whitney F135 engine,...

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Terrorism Information Sharing and the Nationwide Suspicious Activity Report Initiative: Background and Issues for Congress The 2004 National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the US (the 9/11 Commission) cited breakdowns in information sharing and the failure to fuse pertinent intelligence (connecting the dots)...

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The UAE Defense Industry – Market Opportunities, Entry Strategies, Analyses and Forecasts to 2016 This report offers insights into the market opportunities and entry strategies adopted by foreign OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) to gain a market share in the UAE defense...

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Nuclear Weapons R&D Organizations in Nine Nations China, France, India, Pakistan, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States have developed and currently deploy nuclear weapons, with North Korea and Israel also declaring possession...

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Iran's Nuclear Program: Tehran's Compliance with International Obligations In 2002, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) began investigating allegations that Iran had conducted clandestine nuclear activities....

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China and Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction and Missiles: Policy Issues US Congress has long been concerned about whether policy advances the national interest in reducing the role of the China in the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and missiles...

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Non-Strategic Nuclear Weapons Non-Strategic Nuclear...

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Nonproliferation and Threat Reduction Assistance: US Programmes in the Former Soviet Union Nonproliferation and Threat Reduction Assistance: US Programmes in the Former Soviet...

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Detection of Nuclear Weapons and Materials: Science, Technologies, Observations Detection of Nuclear Weapons and Materials: Science, Technologies,...

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Nuclear Energy Cooperation with Foreign Countries: Issues for Congress Nuclear Energy Cooperation with Foreign Countries: Issues for...

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Army Future Combat System (FCS) 'Spin-Outs' and Ground Combat Vehicle (GCV): Background and Issues for Congress Army Future Combat System (FCS) 'Spin-Outs' and Ground Combat Vehicle (GCV): Background and Issues for...

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'Dirty Bombs': Technical Background, Attack Prevention and Response, Issues for Congress 'Dirty Bombs': Technical Background, Attack Prevention and Response, Issues for...

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Pakistan's Nuclear Weapons: Proliferation and Security Issues Pakistan's Nuclear Weapons: Proliferation and Security...

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Arms Sales: Congressional Review Process Arms Sales: Congressional Review...

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Mine-Resistant, Ambush-Protected (MRAP) Vehicles: Background and Issues for Congress Mine-Resistant, Ambush-Protected (MRAP) Vehicles: Background and Issues for...

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US Strategic Nuclear Forces: Background, Developments and Issues US Strategic Nuclear Forces: Background, Developments and...

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Guinea: Reforming the Army Guinea: Reforming the...

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Jamming the Global Positioning System: A National Security Threat: Recent Events and Potential Cures Jamming the Global Positioning System: A National Security Threat: Recent Events and Potential...

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Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) Acquisition: Issues for Congress Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) Acquisition: Issues for...

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Arms Control and Nonproliferation: a Catalogue of Treaties and Agreements Arms Control and Nonproliferation: a Catalogue of Treaties and...

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Countering Terrorism in East Africa: The US Response Countering Terrorism in East Africa: The US...

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Conventional Prompt Global Strike and Long-Range Ballistic Missiles: Background and Issues Conventional Prompt Global Strike and Long-Range Ballistic Missiles: Background and...