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    Israel launches new military spy satellite

    Israel Defense Forces (IDF) Multi Sensor System Revolutionizes Satellite Control ISRAEL - 5 AUGUST 2010 Elbit Systems Ltd’s new Multi Sensor changes how the Intelligence Corps controls satellites in Israel from a manual process to an automated one, and is in its final operational...
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    Colombia to Buy 9 UH-60L Black Hawk Helicopters

    FMS: Colombia Requests Sale of Nine UH-60L Helicopters UNITED STATES - 5 AUGUST 2010 WASHINGTON --- The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress today of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Colombia of 9 UH-60L Black Hawk Helicopters and associated equipment, parts, training and...
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    Landing of Gas Turbine Engines is Latest Milestone for Third Littoral Combat Ship

    EADS Defence & Security Delivers Naval Radar to Lockheed Martin for U.S. Littoral Combat Ship Program 2 AUGUST 2010 EADS Defence & Security has delivered the second TRS-3D naval radar to Lockheed Martin, a prime contractor for the U.S. Navy Littoral Combat Ship program. The radar is due to...
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    Four men jailed for life over Blackburn arson murders

    Four men jailed for life over Blackburn arson murders UNITED KINGDOM - 3 AUGUST 2010 Four men have been jailed for life for murdering a couple when they set fire to the wrong house in what was intended to be a so-called honour killing. Abdullah and Aysha Mohammed were killed when petrol...
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    Bell Wins $546M Contract for H-1 Helicopter Lot 7 Production

    UNITED STATES - 2 AUGUST 2010 ATLANTIC OCEAN (Aug. 2, 2010) A UH-1Y Huey helicopter takes off from the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1). This transport helicopter, assigned to Rotary Wing Aircraft Test Squadron (HX) 21, based in Patuxent River, Md., has already been implemented in the...
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    General Dynamics' Littoral Combat Ship Independence Completes Builder's Trials

    Gun Mission Module Installed Aboard LCS 2 UNITED STATES - 5 AUGUST 2010 WASHINGTON --- The U.S. Navy installed the second gun mission module (GMM) aboard USS Independence (LCS 2) July 28 in Norfolk, Va. The GMM is an integral part of Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Surface Warfare (SUW)...
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    Boeing CH-47F Chinook Helicopter Fielded by 5th US Army Unit

    Boeing CH-47F Chinook Fielded by U.S. Army's 10th Mountain Division UNITED STATES - 3 AUGUST 2010 The Boeing [NYSE: BA] CH-47F Chinook helicopter was fielded July 30 by the U.S. Army's B Company, 3rd General Support Aviation Battalion, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division...
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    Mosque in Karachi attacked, death toll rises to 76 in three days

    Banned militant outfits destabilising Karachi: Malik PAKISTAN - 4 AUGUST 2010 ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Rehman Malik promised sustained ‘targeted actions’ against perceived terrorists in Karachi in a speech to the Senate on Tuesday as he seemed sure of links between two...
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    Mosque in Karachi attacked, death toll rises to 76 in three days

    Mosque in Karachi attacked, toll rises to 76 PAKISTAN - 5 AUGUST 2010 KARACHI: A hand-grenade attack inside a North Nazimabad mosque during prayers on Wednesday night left five people injured as the daylong violence which included arson attacks and incidents of firing claimed at least 22...
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    E-6B Block I Upgrade Enters Production

    E-6B Block I Program enters production, deployment phase UNITED STATES - 3 AUGUST 2010 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT NAVAL AIR STATION, Md. -- The E-6B Airborne Strategic Command, Control and Communications Program Office (PMA-271) completed a Gate 6 / Milestone C review for the E-6B...
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    3 children, 1 teacher killed in China kindergarten attack

    3 children, 1 teacher killed in China kindergarten attack CHINA - 4 AUGUST 2010 BEIJING — A knife-wielding man went on a slashing rampage in a kindergarten in eastern China, leaving three children and one teacher dead in the country's latest school attack, area residents said Wednesday...
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    CH-53K Helicopter Program Achieves Successful CDR

    CH-53K Helicopter Program Achieves Successful CDR UNITED STATES - 3 AUGUST 2010 (Stratford, Connecticut, August 3, 2010) -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation announced today the successful completion of the CH-53K Heavy Lift Helicopter Program Critical Design Review (CDR) event, signaling the...
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    Karachi suffers Rs10bn single-day loss

    Karachi suffers Rs10bn single-day loss PAKISTAN - 4 AUGUST 2010 KARACHI: Production in majority of the industrial areas came to a grinding halt and all markets and shopping centres remained completely closed on Tuesday following the killing of MPA Syed Raza Haider of the Muttahida Qaumi...
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    Karachi shut after over 40 killed in clashes

    ***UPDATE*** Death Toll Rises to 54. More than 130 are injured. Karachi violence claims six more lives PAKISTAN - 4 AUGUST 2010 KARACHI: The death toll from violence triggered by Monday’s murder of Syed Raza Haider, a senior leader of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement and member of...
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    Boeing Receives First USAF F-15E Radar Modernization Program Test Asset from Raytheon

    Boeing Receives First F-15E Radar Modernization Program Test Asset from Raytheon UNITED STATES - 3 AUGUST 2010 Boeing [NYSE: BA] received the first APG-82(V)1 Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar test set for the U.S. Air Force F-15E Radar Modernization Program (RMP) from...
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