Monthly Archives: January 2012

M/V Delta Mariner Rocket Carrier Destroys Kentucky Bridge

U.S. Coast Guard has received a salvage plan submitted by Foss Maritime, owners of the stranded DELTA MARINER.   Local divers have confirm that debris from the bridge was not in contact with the ship’s hull and importantly that the … Continue reading

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Antrix-Devas Case: Ex-ISRO chief and IAA President Madhavan Nair banned from future Indian govt job

In an unprecedented disciplinary action, four of the biggest names in the Indian space community, including former chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) G Madhavan Nair, have been barred from occupying any government position — current or in … Continue reading

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Ofcom revokes Press TV’s UK license

Ofcom has revoked Press TV’s license for what it calls breaching of the broadcasting code. Earlier, Ofcom also hit Press TV with a fine of 100 thousand pounds. The British media regulator stepped up pressure on Press TV after the … Continue reading

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Iran most likely to send RQ-170 drone back to Obama

An Iranian non-profit company says it will honor U.S. President Barack Obama’s request that Iran return a drone that crashed there last year. But instead of the actual drone, the company says it will send miniature toy versions. A lot … Continue reading

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Missile Defense “National Team” Awarded C2BMC Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT), as prime contractor leading a consortium of five major defense contractors, has been awarded a follow-on contract with an estimated value of $980M to continue work on the Command, Control, Battle Management and Communications program for the … Continue reading

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Boeing to Shut Wichita Plant, Citing Cuts at Pentagon

With the Pentagon pushing to cut costs, Boeing said on Wednesday that it would close its sprawling military airplane plant in Wichita, Kan., over the next two years and lay off many of the 2,160 workers. Boeing said it would … Continue reading

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Iranian Navy test-fires anti-radar missile Mehrab

Iran’s Navy has successfully test-fired its first home-built medium-range anti-radar missile, Mehrab, during ongoing major naval maneuvers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz. The new surface-to-air projectile was launched on Sunday during the “power phase” of the massive 10-day-long drills, … Continue reading

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