Af/Pak & Other News (11/23/2011)

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Taliban commander among 12 killed in Kunar blitz:

http://www.thefrontierpost.com/?p=83010




Militants kill four Pakistan security officers:

http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5jdVbIEwpLSvVOGFUhLnqIO_q3GqQ?docId=CNG.f5cbfbf496f27c6244f6de77674b3247.991



World Bank says Afghanistan will need billions of dollars in aid for
years to come:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia-pacific/world-bank-says-afghanistan-will-need-billions-of-dollars-in-aid-for-years-to-come/2011/11/23/gIQAdCijnN_story.html



The Pods And Smart Bombs Of Pakistan:

http://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htairw/20111123.aspx



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Other news:



Yemen crisis: another Arab leader set to fall?:

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/45413404/ns/world_news-mideast_n_africa/



Navy frigate sent to Libya with four missiles:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/africaandindianocean/libya/8905432/Navy-frigate-sent-to-Libya-with-four-missiles.html



French Air Force Chief: Tankers Soon, but Anglo-French UAV Much Later:

http://www.ainonline.com/?q=aviation-news/ain-defense-perspective/2011-11-18/french-air-force-chief-tankers-soon-anglo-french-uav-much-later



Algeria's reticence dogs fight against al-Qaeda: experts:

http://www.spacewar.com/reports/Algerias_reticence_dogs_fight_against_al-Qaeda_experts_999.html



EU faces warship shortage for Somali piracy mission:

http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=21422:eu-faces-warship-shortage-for-somali-piracy-mission&catid=51:Sea&Itemid=106



Iran developing advanced missile defense system:

http://www.jpost.com/Defense/Article.aspx?id=246628



F-35 fighter plane to be based at Nevatim:

http://www.idf.il/1283-13893-EN/Dover.aspx



US to cease observing arms treaty with Russia: State Dept:

http://www.spacewar.com/reports/US_to_cease_observing_arms_treaty_with_Russia_State_Dept_999.html



Russia Threatens West With Missile Deployment:

http://www.defensenews.com/story.php?i=8347767&c=AME&s=AIR



'Blast rocks Hezbollah stronghold in Lebanon':

http://www.jpost.com/MiddleEast/Article.aspx?id=246659



Syria Slides Towards The Abyss:

http://www.strategypage.com/qnd/pothot/articles/20111123.aspx



Swedish Gripens dogfight with Eagles from RAF Lakenheath:

http://alert5.com/2011/11/23/swedish-gripens-dogfight-with-eagles-from-raf-lakenheath/



Boeing Offers New Capabilities For F/A-18s:

http://www.aviationweek.com/aw/generic/story.jsp?id=news/asd/2011/11/23/01.xml&headline=BoeingOffersNewCapabilitiesForF/A-18s&channel=defense



Rheinmetall successfully tests high-energy laser weapons, expects
power to increase over coming years:

http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=21429:rheinmetall-successfully-tests-high-energy-laser-weapons-expects-power-to-increase-over-coming-years&catid=50:Land&Itemid=105



Lockheed Martin Demonstrates Advanced Airborne Border Surveillance in
Europe:

http://www.spacewar.com/reports/Lockheed_Martin_Demonstrates_Advanced_Airborne_Border_Surveillance_in_Europe_999.html



Austria To Sell, Scrap Two-Thirds of Its Tanks:

http://www.defensenews.com/story.php?i=8348194&c=EUR&s=LAN



Quick-change Surveillance Sensor Fitted to Some U.S. Navy C-130s:

http://www.ainonline.com/?q=aviation-news/dubai-air-show/2011-11-14/quick-change-surveillance-sensor-fitted-some-us-navy-c-130s



Landmine use at 7-year high in 2011: campaigners:

http://www.spacewar.com/reports/Landmine_use_at_7-year_high_in_2011_campaigners_999.html



Light Attack Aircraft Is No Blue-sky Project:

http://www.aviationweek.com/aw/generic/story.jsp?id=news/dti/2011/11/01/DT_11_01_2011_p33-382608.xml&headline=LightAttackAircraftIsNoBlue-skyProject&channel=defense




New Drone Sensor Could Instantly Spot Any Shooter:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2011/11/drone-gunfire-detector/



Russian Air Force to get 90 aircraft in 2012:

http://www.defencetalk.com/russian-air-force-to-get-90-aircraft-in-2012-38492/



US Air Force looks to dramatically extend F-15 service life:

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/us-air-force-looks-to-dramatically-extend-f-15-service-life-365200/



Lockheed Martin Offers Bolt-on Multi-Mission Sensor System:

http://www.ainonline.com/?q=aviation-news/ain-defense-perspective/2011-11-18/lockheed-martin-offers-bolt-multi-mission-sensor-system



U.S. Intelligence Will Train Super-Sleuths With Videogames:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2011/11/iarpa-video-games/



Mexican army seizes $15 million from top drug lord:

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/45408974/ns/world_news-americas/


William Black

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Nov 23, 2011, 1:31:28 PM11/23/11
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On 23/11/11 18:06, dump...@hotmail.com wrote:

> U.S. Intelligence Will Train Super-Sleuths With Videogames:
>
> http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2011/11/iarpa-video-games/

Reading the actual specification for the contract given at (It's the PDF
file)

https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&tab=core&id=1793ab48906acabaf923c76486c29c0f&_cview=0

It looks like an awful lot of people are going to be paid a shed load of
money by the US government for developing a large Second Life (
http://secondlife.com/ ) sim...



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SolomonW

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Nov 24, 2011, 3:50:44 AM11/24/11
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On Wed, 23 Nov 2011 10:06:42 -0800 (PST), dump...@hotmail.com wrote:

> New Drone Sensor Could Instantly Spot Any Shooter:
>
> http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2011/11/drone-gunfire-detector/

This sounds too good to be true.
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