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Iran warns Europe not to force ‘strategic leap’ on missile rangeDefenceTalk.com

The deputy chief of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards has warned Europe against forcing the Islamic Republic into boosting the range of its missiles by trying to halt their development. “If the Europeans, or anyone else, want to conspire to disarm Iran of missiles, we will be forced to make a strategic …

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An internet split between China and USA

“It’s (China) arguably ahead of U.S. in some areas behind in others, maybe neck and neck. But at the current trajectory, China will probably be ahead of U.S. in five years,” Lee said. “China has more data, more users, more usage per data. And there’s very pro-AI government policies. So …

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Trump Scraps Cold War Nuclear Treaty, US Moving To Build New Missiles « Breaking Defense

Raytheon’s proposed DeepStrike missile could easily be modified to reach INF-prohibited ranges once the treaty is dissolved. WASHINGTON: The Trump administration will withdraw from a landmark arms control treaty signed by Reagan and Gorbachev during the waning days of the Cold War, the White House announced today, ushering in what …

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Airbus warns no-deal Brexit could spark ‘very harmful decisions’DefenceTalk.com

Airbus chief Tom Enders on Thursday warned the European aerospace giant could make “very harmful decisions” for Britain if it leaves the European Union without a deal, the latest multinational to issue a stark alert. Enders branded the government’s handling of Brexit a “disgrace” and suggested 14,000 jobs at its …

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Hack, Jam, Sense & Shoot: Army Creates 1st Multi-Domain Unit « Breaking Defense

US Army HIMARS (High Mobility Artillery Rocket System) trucks conduct a live fire exercise in Jordan in 2017. HIMARS is central to the Army’s new approach to long-range warfare. WASHINGTON: The Army has created its first unit to combine long-range targeting, hacking, jamming, and space under one command, a vital …

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Franco-German treaty a step toward ‘European army’: MerkelDefenceTalk.com

The leaders of France and Germany on Tuesday laid out their commitment to a future joint European Army, an idea that has sparked angry reactions from US President Donald Trump. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said closer defence ties agreed in a new friendship treaty aim to build a Franco-German “common …

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From Paris To Orbit: France’s New Space Strategy « Breaking Defense

The French CSO-1 reconnaissance satellite launching on a Russian-built Soyuz rocket With the landmark CSO-1 satellite launch December 19th and a new space strategy out soon, the French government is finally stepping up in space. A French-led, Europe-wide effort to modernize space capabilities had been announced in 2010, but it …

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Europe markets mixed after Dow’s biggest single-day point gain ever

“Just when everyone had counted the market down, the market bounded back,” John Carey, a portfolio manager at Amundi Pioneer, told CNBC on Thursday. He described the Wednesday bounce on Wall Street as “very positive” and also “quite surprising.” Asian markets enjoyed a rally on Thursday on the back of …

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