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Sachin’s 49th Test Century

In Cricket, India, sports on October 11, 2010 at 9:43 am

Sachin and Murali Vijay

Sachin Tendulkar smashed his 49th Test century as India made a strong reply to Australia’s 478 in the second and final Test on Monday……..

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Human Universal Load Carrier (HULC) and XOS-2

In Defense, Military, science, USA on October 1, 2010 at 5:48 am

Exoskeletons Enhance Mobility and Increase Endurance

Human Universal Load Carrier is an un-tethered, hydraulic-powered anthropomorphic exoskeleton. It is intended to help soldiers in combat to carry a load of up to 200 pounds at a top speed of 10 miles per hour for extended periods of time………

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‘Barrage Balloon’ for Battlefield Surveillance in Afghanistan

In Uncategorized on September 26, 2010 at 12:41 pm

Barrage balloons have been deployed in a new, high-tech role by  British troops in Afghanistan.The 60ft-long drones are being deployed as extremely effective ‘spies in the sky’ to snare Taliban fighters before they mount attacks on British troops.

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Prithvi-II being test-fired today

In Defense, India, Military, Technology on September 24, 2010 at 9:48 am

Prithvi – II lifting off from it’s mobile launcher at Integrated Test Range at Chandipur off Orissa Coast in this June 18, 2010

A user trial of the nuclear-weapons capable, surface-to-surface Prithvi-II ballistic missile is scheduled to be conducted by the Indian Strategic Forces Command at Chandipur, Orissa, on Friday…………

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‘Obama’s Wars’ disclosures on Afghanistan Exit Strategy

In Afghanistan, Military, NATO, Obama, USA on September 23, 2010 at 9:44 am

Obama’s Wars is a new book by Bob Woodward, one of the reporters whose revelations in TheWashington Post about the Watergate scandal brought down President Richard Nixon in 1974………

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‘Good As Gold’ on Titanic sinking

In Uncategorized on September 22, 2010 at 11:57 am

It was always thought that Titanic sank because it was sailing too fast and its crew failed to see the iceberg before it was too late. But now it has been revealed that they spotted it well in advance but still steamed straight into it because of a basic steering blunder.

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Fateh 110 Missile for Revolutionary Guards of Iran

In Army, Iran, Military, Technology on September 21, 2010 at 8:49 am

Iran successfully test-fires Fateh 110 missile

Iran’s defense minister she country’s powerful Revolutionary Guards has received its first batch of new missiles with enhaays tnced guidance systems to hit ground targets……….

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‘Optionally Piloted Aircraft’ Mobius

In Defense, Military, Technology on September 18, 2010 at 7:22 am

Mobius

Mobius is a swept-winged, push-motored prop plane that was displayed at this year’s Air Force Association convention in the Washington DC area.Mobius has been evolved from the manned aircraft, the Berkut. It is considered suitable for  performing the medium altitude, long-endurance UAV missions…………

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Security Alert Ahead of Afghan Vote

In Afghanistan, Military, NATO, Politics, Taliban, USA on September 17, 2010 at 10:51 am

Afghan Police has set up extra checkpoints across the country on Friday to scan for suicide bombers and insurgents a day ahead of parliamentary polling that will test the government’s ability to hold a legitimate election after last year’s disastrous presidential vote……….

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Iraq was ‘failure of strategic thinking’

In Army, Britain, Military on September 17, 2010 at 10:42 am

Air Chief Marshal Sir Jock Stirrup, chief of the defence staff

Air Chief Marshal Sir Jock Stirrup, the British chief of defence staff, has told MPs that British soldiers in Iraq  were “dying for no strategic benefit” because Tony Blair’s government did not appreciate what it was taking on when it planned the invasion………

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