NATO Considering a more ‘Muscular Response’ to State-Sponsored Computer Hacks

It has been reported that a group of NATO allies are considering a more muscular response to state-sponsored computer hackers that could involve using cyber attacks to bring down enemy networks, officials said. The United States, Britain, Germany, Norway, Spain, Denmark and the Netherlands are drawing up cyber warfare principles to guide their militaries on what justifies deploying cyber attack weapons more broadly, aiming for agreement by early 2019.

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Oman Air are the team to beat at Extreme Sailing Series decider in Mexico

The Extreme Sailing Series 2017. Act 8. 30th November- 3rd December 2017. Los Cabos Mexico, Cabo San Lucas Resort.The ‘Oman Air’ race team shown in action close to the shore, skippered by Phill Robertson (NZL) with team mates Pete Greenhalgh (GBR), Ed Smyth (NZL/AUS), James Wierzbowski (AUS) and Nasser Al Mashari (OMA)

The Oman Air crew erupted from their starting blocks at the Extreme Sailing Series’ season finale in Mexico with a string of top-notch race performances.

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Embry-Riddle Named One of Nation’s Best Colleges for Military Students and Veterans


 DAYTONA BEACH, FL –  In a national nod to its ongoing efforts and commitment to provide quality educational opportunities to U.S. veterans and military-connected students, all three of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s campuses have been recognized by the online and print publication Military Times in its 2018 Best Colleges survey.

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Space technology to drive autonomous ships


  • Title Autodocking system
  • Released 29/11/2017 2:55 pm
  • Copyright Rolls-Royce Plc
  • DescriptionAn autodocking system automates the first and last phases of the crossing right up to the quay. Autodocking systems use additional sensors to assess proximity to harbour structures such as moles at the entrance, and distance to the berth. The propulsion system is adjusted by the system to bring the ferry safely and with minimum energy consumption to and from the docks.
  • Id 387300

30 November 2017

ESA Director General Jan Wörner signed a Memorandum of Intent with Rolls-Royce today, as the two entities agree to investigate how space technology can be used to develop autonomous and remote-controlled ships.

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Lockheed Martin, Romania Sign Agreement for PAC-3 MSE Missile

A Lockheed Martin PAC-3 MSE Missile launches in a recent test. (PRNewsFoto/Lockheed Martin)

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) participated in a signing ceremony with U.S. and Romanian officials formalizing an agreement for Romania to purchase the Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) missiles and related support equipment. Romania becomes the third international customer for the PAC-3 MSE.

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Boeing Emphasizes Affordability, Modularity in New ICBM Design

In Heath, Ohio, Boeing engineers are developing the missile guidance system for the GBSD, applying mechanical and electrical engineering expertise to write codes for circuitry, redesign hardware for a computer chip, modify parts and integrate tooling. (Boeing photo by Bob Ferguson)

Review with U.S. Air Force confirms baseline requirements for ground-based nuclear deterrent

ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 30, 2017 – Boeing’s [NYSE: BA] Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program successfully completed its first key review with the U.S. Air Force, validating program technical requirements prior to the design and development phase of America’s next intercontinental ballistic missile system.

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NASA TV to Broadcast Departure of Cygnus Cargo Spacecraft from International Space Station

NASA TV to Broadcast Departure of Cygnus Cargo Spacecraft from International Space Station

The Orbital ATK Cygnus
The Orbital ATK Cygnus resupply ship approached the International Space Station on its eighth resupply mission as both spacecraft flew into an orbital sunrise.
Credits: NASA

After delivering almost 7,400 pounds of cargo to support dozens of science experiments from around the world, the Orbital ATK Cygnus cargo spacecraft is set to leave the International Space Station on Wednesday, Dec. 6. NASA Television and the agency’s website will provide live coverage of Cygnus’ departure beginning at 7:45 a.m. EST.

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