Just days after the release of a bioterror vulnerability report, nine state governors received envelopes filled with white powder.
"We agreed to conduct joint Chinese-Russian anti-terrorist exercises that will take place next year," he said.
The further successful development of bilateral relations in defense calls for "maintaining the dynamics of high-level contacts, implementing existing projects of cooperation between the two armies, continuing contacts in military training and studying the possibilities of expanding military-technical cooperation," Liang said. ...
Video of a Dec. 2 flight test conducted at Edwards Air Force Base in California by defense contractor Lockheed Martin has made it onto the Web, and it looks like something out of the "Terminator" movies.
Rival defense contractor Raytheon is also working on its own multiple-kill-vehicle program.
Inside a large steel cage, Lockheed's MKV lifts off the ground, moves left and moves right, rapidly firing all the while as flames shoot out of its bottom and sides.
The plan is to mount one or more MKVs onto carrier missiles, which would launch into space to engage enemy nuclear-tipped ballistic missiles at the apogees, or peaks, of their trajectory arcs
Obama transition eyes cuts in expensive arms systems http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2008/dec/10/obama-transition-eyes-cuts-expensive-arms-systems/ "In particular, he mentioned "slowing" procurement of the Future Combat System (FCS), an array of land and air combat vehicles designed to take the Army into the next generation of warfare. "
Lockheed Martin TOPSCENE Upgrade for Navy Delivers Mission Rehearsal Simulations 20 Times Faster http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story/Lockheed-Martin-TOPSCENE-Upgrade-Navy/story.aspx?guid=%7B2029BA52-CDD1-4D5B-A307-3918922A0842%7D
Jim Rogers calls most big U.S. banks "bankrupt" http://www.reuters.com/article/InvestmentOutlook09/idUSTRE4BA5CO20081211
When money dies: The nightmare of the Weimar collapse (Unknown Binding)by Adam Fergusson (does anyone have a copy?)