Af/Pak & Other News (6/12/2012)

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Quakes, landslide kill at least 80 in Afghanistan:

http://worldnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/06/12/12183047-quakes-landslide-kill-at-least-80-in-afghanistan?lite



NGOs are 'targets' in South Waziristan, say Pakistani Taliban:

http://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2012/06/ngos_are_targets_in.php



Czech Cabinet Announces Afghan Exit Plan:

http://www.rferl.org/content/czech-cabinetannounces-afghan-exit-plan/24583404.html



Pakistani probe finds case against ex-envoy:

http://india.nydailynews.com/newsarticle/4fd729c2b1e35d527f00000b/pakistani-probe-finds-case-against-ex-envoy



Afghan drug trafficker linked to Taliban jailed in US:

http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5hJkg_6Fp3bUKHbZhJ6VTEujTXjVw?docId=CNG.b2371552eed6d000aa85ebc4c2e4bc6b.861



SOCOM’s UAS Program on “Strategic Pause”:

http://blogs.defensenews.com/sofic/2012/05/24/socoms-uas-program-on-strategic-pause/




US Marines fire Excalibur from record range in Afghanistan:

http://www.spacewar.com/reports/US_Marines_fire_Excalibur_from_record_range_in_Afghanistan_999.html



Fighter jet crashes in Balochistan, no casualties:

http://tribune.com.pk/story/392575/fighter-jet-crashes-in-balochistan-no-casualties/



'Dead' al Qaeda Leader Appears in 'New' Video:

http://abcnews.go.com/Blotter/abu-yahya-al-libi-dead-al-qaeda-terrorist/story?id=16552852#.T9f80sX7HIU



Workload Grows for Logistics Crews in Afghanistan:

http://www.defensenews.com/article/20120611/DEFREG02/306110007/Workload-Grows-Logistics-Crews-Afghanistan?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE



The Wages Of Sin:

http://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htmurph/articles/20120612.aspx



Major Issues of Immediate Concern for the Indian Air Force:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/articles-view/release/3/135919/indian-af-faces-major-issues-of-immediate-concern.html



Iran Swears It’s Building Nuke Subs:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/06/iran-subs/



Yemeni Army drives AQAP from 2 key strongholds in southern Yemen:

http://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2012/06/yemeni_army_drives_a.php



UN: Children tortured, used as human shields in Syria:

http://worldnews.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/06/12/12178489-un-children-tortured-used-as-human-shields-in-syria?lite



Syrian rebels briefly seize SA-2 base:

http://alert5.com/2012/06/12/syrian-rebels-briefly-seize-sa-2-base/




Clinton accuses Russia of sending attack helicopters to Syria,
escalating war:

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Foreign-Policy/2012/0612/Clinton-accuses-Russia-of-sending-attack-helicopters-to-Syria-escalating-war




Syria is the Spanish Civil War of our Time:

http://www.gloria-center.org/2012/06/syria-is-the-spanish-civil-war-of-our-time/



Israel 'to evacuate Tel Aviv' in event of missile attack:

http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/Israel_to_evacuate_Tel_Aviv_in_event_of_missile_attack_999.html



IDF encrypting more drones amid hacking concerns:

http://www.jpost.com/Defense/Article.aspx?id=273523



Turkish Minister Urges No Access to NATO Data for Israel:

http://www.defensenews.com/article/20120612/DEFREG04/306120010/Turkish-Minister-Urges-No-Access-NATO-Data-Israel?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE



Reduced Radar:

http://www.israeldefense.com/?CategoryID=483&ArticleID=1365



New Bombmaking Materials in Africa Spur SOCOM Acquisition:

http://blogs.defensenews.com/sofic/2012/05/24/new-bombmaking-materials-in-africa-spur-socom-acquisition/




Grintek launches Manpack Direction Finder:

http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=26127:grintek-launches-manpack-direction-finder&catid=50:Land&Itemid=105



Belarusian Su-25 crashed, pilot choose not to eject in order to save
villagers:

http://alert5.com/2012/06/13/belarusian-su-25-crashed-pilot-choose-not-to-eject-in-order-to-save-villagers/



MBDA Reports progress with MMP Missile:

http://defense-update.com/20120612_mbda-mmp-missile.html



Medvedev confirms fifth-generation bomber:

http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/Medvedev_confirms_fifth-generation_bomber_999.html



Czech Republic likely to extend lease of Gripens:

http://alert5.com/2012/06/13/czech-republic-likely-to-extend-lease-of-gripens/



Javelin Missile Proves New Capability During Vehicle-Launched
Norwegian Tests:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/articles-view/release/3/135909/javelin-missile-proves-new-capability.html



Sweden signs deal for unmanned Puma, Wasp fleet:

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/sweden-signs-deal-for-unmanned-puma-wasp-fleet-372905/



Thales unveils mobile air defence gun system:

http://alert5.com/2012/06/12/thales-unveils-mobile-air-defence-gun-system/



Sagem Awarded New Tactical Drone Contract for French Army, Continues
to Modernize Fleet:

http://www.defense-aerospace.com/article-view/release/135922/french-army-orders-sperwer-drones%2C-upgrades-more.html


Nexter Works On Developing A Soldier’s Best Friend:

http://www.aviationweek.com/Article.aspx?id=/article-xml/DT_06_01_2012_p21-459130.xml




Stuka bomber being recovered from Baltic Sea:

http://alert5.com/2012/06/12/stuka-bomber-being-recovered-from-baltic-sea/



Denmark signs deal for handheld Puma drones:

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/denmark-signs-deal-for-handheld-puma-drones-372950/



Argentina in line for Brazilian APC purchase:

http://blogs.defensenews.com/eurosatory/2012/06/12/argentina-in-line-for-brazilian-apc-purchase/




US Military Wants Drones in South America, But Why?:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/06/drones-south-america/



Chinese firms breaking UN embargo on North Korea:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/northkorea/9320339/Chinese-firms-breaking-UN-embargo-on-North-Korea.html



USFK asking Pentagon for more attack helicopters, reconnaissance
aircraft and missile defense systems:

http://alert5.com/2012/06/13/usfk-asking-pentagon-for-more-attack-helicopters-reconnaissance-aircraft-and-missile-defense-systems/



China, U.S. smash international arms-trafficking ring:

http://www.defensenews.com/article/20120612/DEFREG03/306120007/China-U-S-smash-international-arms-trafficking-ring?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGE



China: Some Sinister Purpose:

http://www.strategypage.com/qnd/china/articles/20120612.aspx



Investigators Look Into BAMS-D Loss:

http://www.aviationweek.com/Article.aspx?id=/article-xml/awx_06_11_2012_p0-466743.xml



Boeing is “very close” to competitive UCLASS design:

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/boeing-is-very-close-to-competitive-uclass-design-372884/



Griffin B engages speeding boats:

http://alert5.com/2012/06/13/griffin-b-engages-speeding-boats/



USAF Ops Center Upgrades To Eliminate ‘Sneakernet’:

http://www.defensenews.com/article/20120605/C4ISR01/306050014/USAF-Ops-Center-Upgrades-Eliminate-8216-Sneakernet-8217-?odyssey=mod|newswell|text|FRONTPAGE|s



Army Plan: Wirelessly Recharge Gadgets … From 50 Feet Away:

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/06/wireless-power/



Pentagon Playing Catch-Up With Mobile Technology:

http://www.nationaldefensemagazine.org/blog/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=816



Air Force Funds Spiderman-Style Wall Climbing Tech:

http://defense.aol.com/2012/06/12/air-force-funds-spiderman-style-wall-climbing-tech/




Intel Community’s Sharing of Cyber Tools Raises Legal Questions:

http://www.defensenews.com/article/20120605/C4ISR01/306050005/Intel-Community-8217-s-Sharing-Cyber-Tools-Raises-Legal-Questions?odyssey=mod|newswell|text|FRONTPAGE|s



Youtube: Lamborghini Aventador vs Danish F-16:

http://alert5.com/2012/06/12/youtube-lamborghini-aventador-vs-danish-f-16/





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