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  • 1 November 2007

    Lockheed’s THAAD Passes Latest Test

    Lockheed Martin's Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) missile system successfully intercepted and destroyed a target missile in a test over the Pacific last week. A US Navy ship launched...

  • 31 October 2007

    Scientists Develop Bullet Repelling Material

    Scientists at the University of Sydney have developed a new material that can be used to produce bullet-repelling vests for military use. The researchers at the Centre for Advanced Materials...

  • 31 October 2007

    Lockheed’s AEHF Satellite Passes Test

    Lockheed Martin's first Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite has passed a test demonstrating its readiness to enter environmental testing in preparation for launch next year. The AEHF system passed...

  • 30 October 2007

    UK Army Tests Invisible Technology

    The UK army is testing secret technology which can make tanks and troops appear invisible, it announced today. The Ministry of Defence (MOD) revealed it is testing new technology using...

  • 29 October 2007

    Wi-Fi to Connect Soldiers With Home

    UK bases in Iraq and Afghanistan will get free Wi-Fi access next year in an initiative aimed at quadrupling the number of internet access points. The service will be provided...

  • 26 October 2007

    Not So Silly String Saves Lives

    In such a high-tech era, sometimes it's the simplest ideas that can save lives. Silly String is being shipped to US troops in Iraq where it will be used to...

  • 26 October 2007

    Raytheon Sell Offs Cause Third-Quarter Decline

    Defence contractor Raytheon has reported a decline in third quarter profits due to charges imposed after the sale of some of its businesses earlier this year. Raytheon's third quarter profit...

  • 26 October 2007

    NATO Members to Fight Cyber Attacks Together

    NATO defence ministers have agreed to pool their resources to fight against cyber attacks that threaten national security. NATO spokesman James Appathurai says cyber security is of growing importance, as...

  • 26 October 2007

    France Sets Up Arms Sales Unit

    France has set up a special unit to maximise any opportunity to sell the nation's weapons. The unit will work alongside the country’s "war room" set up by President Nicolas...

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