Af/Pak & Other News (8/9/2012)

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No need for joint North Waziristan operation, says Pakistani military,
as it is underway:

http://www.longwarjournal.org/threat-matrix/archives/2012/08/no_need_for_joint_north_waziri.php



Taliban threaten to kill cricket star:

http://msn.foxsports.com/other/story/taliban-threaten-to-kill-pakistani-cricket-star-imran-khan-080812



Afghan soldier fires on NATO troops: ISAF:

http://www.spacewar.com/reports/Afghan_soldier_fires_on_NATO_troops_ISAF_999.html



Pakistan swelling nuclear arsenal to counter India: US report:

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics/nation/pakistan-swelling-nuclear-arsenal-to-counter-india-us-report/articleshow/15421220.cms



Tunnel from Pakistan for major induction into India:

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/270414/tunnel-pakistan-major-induction-india.html



India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier delayed by three years:

http://alert5.com/2012/08/09/indias-first-indigenous-aircraft-carrier-delayed-by-three-years/




Obama’s Counterterror Chief: What War in Yemen?:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/08/brennan-yemen/




Turkish soldier killed, 11 wounded in double bomb attack in Aegean
town:

http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/turkish-soldier-killed-11-wounded-in-double-bomb-attack-in-aegean-town.aspx?pageID=238&nID=27404&NewsCatID=341



Clashes rage in rebel bastions of Syria's Aleppo:

http://www.usatoday.com/news/world/story/2012-08-09/syria-clashes/56903522/1



Syrian fighter jet strafes farming village:

http://photoblog.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/08/09/13196052-syrian-fighter-jet-strafes-farming-village?lite



Why Tiny Tartus Is No Threat:

http://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htmurph/articles/20120809.aspx




EU raps Lebanon on Syrian refugee move:

http://www.spacewar.com/reports/EU_raps_Lebanon_on_Syrian_refugee_move_999.html




Flame and Stuxnet Cousin Targets Lebanese Bank Customers, Carries
Mysterious Payload:

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2012/08/gauss-espionage-tool/



Murky plots, attacks are tied to Israel-Iran shadow war:

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/48582828/ns/world_news-the_new_york_times/



'Sinai terrorists supported from Afghanistan, Iraq':

http://www.jpost.com/Defense/Article.aspx?id=280583



Egypt's spy chief ordered to retire after Sinai attack:

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/middle-east/Egypts-spy-chief-ordered-to-retire-after-Sinai-attack/articleshow/15411995.cms



Sukhoi Tests New Radar Array for 5th-Generation Fighter:

http://www.defencetalk.com/sukhoi-tests-new-radar-array-for-5th-generation-fighter-44151/



Kremlin Wiretaps Dissident Blogger — Who Tweets the Bug:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/08/navalny-wiretap/




Guarani Armored Vehicles: Defense Signs Contract for Production of 86
Vehicles:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/article-view/release/137597/brazil-orders-initial-batch-of-guarani-afvs.html




AUVSI: AAI's CUSVs team up against mines:

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/auvsi-aais-cusvs-team-up-against-mines-375327/



Lockheed Martin Procerus Technologies Unveils New Unmanned Quad Rotor
Vertical Take-Off and Landing System:

http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/Lockheed_Martin_Procerus_Technologies_Unveils_New_Unmanned_Quad_Rotor_Vertical_Take_Off_and_Landing_System_999.html



Blackwater Pays Millions in Arms Smuggling Case:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/08/blackwater-prosecution/



U.S. Navy Eyes More Subs, But CBO Says Shortfalls Remain:

http://www.aviationweek.com/Article.aspx?id=/article-xml/asd_08_08_2012_p04-02-483942.xml



Army Chief Wants Grey Eagle Drones In All Divisions, But Can't Buy
More:

http://defense.aol.com/2012/08/08/army-chief-wants-grey-eagles-in-every-division-but-cant-buy-m/



Boeing: Laser Small Diameter Bomb Could Fill Gap:

http://www.defensenews.com/article/20120809/DEFREG02/308090001



AUVSI: Drone America shows new amphibian:

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/auvsi-drone-america-shows-new-amphibian-375242/



Russia and Canada Gear Up for Arctic Non-War:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/08/arctic/



‘Flying’ The Centaur Optionally Piloted Aircraft:

http://www.aviationweek.com/Article.aspx?id=/article-xml/AW_08_06_2012_p44-477123.xml



U.S. starts its first Agent Orange cleanup in Vietnam:

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/08/09/us-vietnam-usa-agentorange-idUSBRE87803K20120809



First Flight Test Successful for Army's Long Endurance Multi-
Intelligence Vehicle Air Vehicle:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/articles-view/release/3/137586/us-army-flies-long_endurance-isr-airship.html



Brennan Hints at Proxy War Redux:

http://www.dodbuzz.com/2012/08/09/brennan-hints-at-proxy-war-redux/




dott.Piergiorgio

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Aug 10, 2012, 7:42:17 AM8/10/12
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Il 09/08/2012 18:42, dump...@hotmail.com ha scritto:
> India�s first indigenous aircraft carrier delayed by three years:
>
> http://alert5.com/2012/08/09/indias-first-indigenous-aircraft-carrier-delayed-by-three-years/

For really obvious reasons, I must point that the defect was in the
*internal* part of the power transmission, not the *external* one, so no
one outside India's procurement has meddled with that carrier....

Best regards from Italy,
dott. Piergiorgio.

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