Archive for May 7th, 2012

India has missile defense shield that protects two cities

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India boast that it has developed a missile defense shield that can be deployed at short notice to protect two cities at the same time.

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BAE Systems close to selling up to 30 Hawks to Saudi Arabia

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BAE Systems is close to securing a deal to sell up to 30 Hawk trainers to Saudi Arabia for 500 million pounds.

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Medvedev names new air force chief

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Russian President Dmitry Medvedev named General Viktor Bondarev as the new air force chief on his last day as president.

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