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China connects Spratly Islands to TV and mobile phone networks, so troops will no longer feel lonely

The following is based on translations from Chinese media:

China’s qianzhan.com reports that in early March, the islands and reefs occupied by China in the… 259 more words

China

The 'British Falklands' - when are they likely to be renamed the 'Spanish Malvinas'?

 

Thirty three years ago today on 2nd April saw the start of a dreadful military conflict between Argentina and the United Kingdom over the South Atlantic… 1,078 more words

Community

Australia: Defence Materiel Organisation to go... along with 1,650 jobs

Every job loss is a tragedy but having worked with the Defence Materiel Organisation some years ago as an Project Manager (ex-uniform) I cannot find any tears to shed for the demise of the that organisation. 319 more words

Australia

Hong Kong 7s: What happened to Canada's defence?

With the 2015 Hong Kong 7s now closed, a simple question for Rugby Canada has emerged: what happened to their defence?

Try-scoring wasn’t a problem this past weekend. 339 more words

Rugby

Some Things Never Change: Introducing Receptors Could Improve Defence.

Flowering plants are divided into two major groups (the monocots and dicots) which split apart 150 million years ago.  Schoonbeek et al. show that a receptor can be moved from  1,015 more words

Plant Pathology

India – US defence ties to grow

  • Modi’s Madison Square speech + Obama as chief guest for republic day parade
  • Intelligence sharing has improved to a great extent due to domain expertise of Ajith Doval…
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Economy

Govt commits $180m to Defence satellite upgrade, from AU

The Australian Government has signed off on $180 million to pay for a fleet of new satellite receiver terminals for the nation’s Defence Force, with Raytheon and subcontractor L-3 Communications set to take the lion’s share of earnings.  38 more words

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