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Pentagon Awards Bechtel $1.2B to Destroy Chemical Weapons Arsenal

April 1, 2020 @ 05:29 AM

The Pentagon has awarded Bechtel a deal pegged at $1.2 billion to destroy chemical weapons at a facility in Colorado

Singapore Advocates ‘Total Defence’ Against Coronavirus

February 14, 2020 @ 06:39 AM

Singapore has advocated ‘Total Defence against the novel coronavirus which has recorded 58 cases so far and caused major disruptions in the city- state. Total Defence must now come into action again against the novel coronavirus

Pesticide, Not “Sonic Attacks” Cause of US, Canadian Diplomats Illness in Cuba...

September 21, 2019 @ 09:37 AM

The dreaded ‘Havana syndrome where some 40 US and Canadian diplomats experienced unexplained sickness while on posting to Havana in 2016-2018 has been traced to pesticides and not some ‘secret weapon deployed by the Cuban secret service. Pesticides sprayed as part of an anti-Zika virus fumigation campaign in Cuba was the...

Saudi Aramco, Raytheon in Cyber Security Joint Venture

January 7, 2019 @ 01:55 PM

Saudi Aramco and Raytheon Company, through its subsidiary Raytheon Saudi Arabia, have recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a joint venture company that will develop and cyber security services in Saudi Arabia and the region. The JV will increase cyber security protections available to Saudi Aramco, its suppliers,...

Australia Awards $300M Contract To Leidos For Chemical Weapons Protection Equipment

September 4, 2018 @ 03:08 PM

Australias defense ministry today announced the signing of contracts worth A$238 million with Leidos Australia for the supply and support of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defence capabilities for the Australian Defence Force under project Land 2110. Land 2110 Phase 1B is focused on the typical capability elements of CBRN...

US Navy Awards $48 Million for Counter-UAV Systems Engineering

June 8, 2018 @ 09:54 AM

The US Navy has awarded over $48 million worth contract to Virginia-based Six3 Advanced Systems Inc. to support deployment of counter- unmanned aerial systems (UAS) engineering, the Department of defense announced Thursday

US 'Double Agent' Charged with Spying for China

June 5, 2018 @ 10:53 AM

The US Defense Intelligence Agency Officer has been arrested on charges of selling classified country information to China in exchange for money, AFP reports. The US Justice Department said Ron Rockwell Hansen, 58, had regular secret meetings with Chinese intelligence agents, and used cellphones provided him by Chinese sources and retained classified information to which he was not supposed to have access

UK Troops Using Deadly ‘Thermobaric’ Weapons In Syrian Civil War: Report

May 3, 2018 @ 04:00 PM

A British publication revealed in a report on Wednesday that the UK troops have been using the most-controversial thermobaric weapons or also known as ‘vacuum weapons, in its Syrian operations. The UK defense ministry accidentally revealed the details in a Freedom of Information (FoI) response to

Raytheon Awarded $511 Million to Sustain Cobra Dane Radar

March 17, 2018 @ 09:11 AM

Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services has been awarded a $511 contract for the Cobra Dane surveillance radars sustenance. This contract provides the tasks required to operate, maintain, and sustain the Cobra Dane radar

UK Plans Chemical Weapons Research Facility

March 15, 2018 @ 01:43 PM

The United Kingdom has plans to set up a chemical weapons research facility citing threats from Russia and North Korea. News agencies reported that an announcement to this effect is likely from British Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson today

Mitsubishi, French EDF Pact to Market Nuclear Power Plants Worldwide

January 5, 2018 @ 12:04 PM

Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has acquired a 19

North Korea Testing Anthrax-Tipped Missiles: Report

December 21, 2017 @ 11:17 AM

North Korea has reportedly started ‘loading tests with intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) using a deadly biological agent called anthrax, the Japanese newspaper Asahi reported Wednesday, citing a South Korean source. The spy source told the