Thursday, October 16, 2008

China/US Space Race/War?, Agroterrorism + News

China's Space Capability Could Surpass United States, Panel Warns
http://www.space.com/missionlaunches/081016-sn-china-surpass.html

WASHINGTON — The Shenzhou 7 mission and spacewalk should serve as a reminder that China is building space capabilities that could surpass U.S. technological advances and boost China's diplomatic and economic ties with its allies, a panel of experts said here Oct. 8.
China's success this decade with three human spaceflight missions, including Shenzhou 7 in September, as well as the development of remote-sensing and satellite navigation systems, two satellite export deals and the January 2007 use of an antisatellite weapon to shoot down one of its own satellites punctuate China's broader national interest to become a "comprehensive power," the panelists said. (cont...)

Kazakhstan, Russia to hold joint missile defense drills
http://en.rian.ru/world/20081016/117774792.html

ASTANA, October 16 (RIA Novosti) - Kazakhstan and Russia will soon conduct joint missile defense exercises involving elements of Russia's Space Forces, a senior Kazakh military official said on Thursday.
"In the near future we are planning to hold large-scale Kazakh-Russian exercises, dubbed Shield-2008, in western Kazakhstan," the commander of the Republican Guard, Lt. Gen. Abai Tasbulatov, told an international security conference in the Kazakh capital.
He said the exercises will focus on joint defense against air and ballistic missile strikes, and will involve in addition to air defense units elements of Russia's Space Forces.
The two countries, both members of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), are set to conduct a number of joint military drills next year, including a naval anti-terrorism exercises in the Caspian Sea.
Russia has recently been strengthening military ties with Eurasian allies amid growing tensions over NATO expansion and U.S. missile shield plans for Central Europe.



Terrorism drill takes aim at foreign animal diseases
http://www.philly.com/dailynews/local/20081016_Terrorism_drill_takes_aim_at_foreign_animal_diseases.html
Terrorism came to Philadelphia and Chester County yesterday.
Or at least authorities acted like it had.
In an exercise that was more than a year in planning, the FBI and other law-enforcement agencies said, they conducted an "agroterrorism" test to see how the region might react to introduction of a "foreign animal disease" in livestock.
The test was deemed a success.
"The whole objective is to learn how to minimize the impact of a potential or actual outbreak," said Jerri Williams, an FBI spokeswoman. "So, it was pretty successful."
The daylong test was conducted by the FBI's Philadelphia division, in conjunction with the U.S. Attorney's Office and the Southeastern Pennsylvania Regional Task Force.
It took place at three locations: the University of Pennsylvania's School of Veterinary Medicine at the New Bolton Center, Kennett Square, Chester County; the USS Shreveport, at the Philadelphia Naval Business Center; and the Chester County Department of Energy Services, West Chester.
Among other things, FBI agents role-played with farmers about the source of an imaginary outbreak, Williams said.
Agroterrorism refers to attacks that can expose livestock to afflictions found overseas, including foot-and-mouth (also called hoof-and-mouth) and mad-cow diseases, potentially crippling the U.S. agriculture industry.
See: U.S. limits bird flu vaccine, fearing bioterror http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/10/12/MNOQ13FH9E.DTL



CAPSHIELD to affect some on-base activity
http://www.capflyer.com/stories/101608/andrews_20081016008.shtml
‘‘CAPSHIELD is an incident response exercise to execute base command and control capabilities,” said Master Sgt. Bobby V. Harris, superintendent of Plans and Exercises, 316 Wing. ‘‘It evaluates responses to a multi-attack event in the National Capital Region; demonstrates capability to maintain Department of Defense support to civil authorities; ensures all of Andrews demonstrates effective communications and response cohesion between interagency responders while discovering vulnerabilities and counter measures.”



USFK holds mass anti-terror exercise
http://www.stripes.com/article.asp?section=104&article=58213
CAMP RED CLOUD, South Korea — Reports of suicide bombers, mass casualties and general mayhem kept some of the key players in a five-base anti-terror exercise awake around the clock this week.



Indo-US naval exercises to begin in Arabian Sea on Saturday
http://www.app.com.pk/en_/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=55978&Itemid=2



US Air Force outlines combat raygun safety
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/10/16/us_airforce_death_ray_safety_guidelines/


Homeland Security Programs Grow at U.S. Institutions
http://www.aacrao.org/transcript/index.cfm?fuseaction=show_view&doc_id=4053

Defense Stocks Can Benefit Even Under Obama
http://online.barrons.com/article/SB122410737946137993.html?mod=googlenews_barrons
"Homeland security and securing global nuclear weapons are also top priorities for Republicans and Democrats alike."

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