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  1. Dicing with death rays

    Posted Sep 20th 2009, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... could wipe out 10,000 enemy aircraft at a distance of 320 kilometres with 'a tremendous electrical repelling force'. No defence against it could be devised, he added, arguing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/693020/dicing-death-rays
  2. Cybugs

    Posted Aug 30th 2009, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... Beetle Microsystem. The beetle-borg owes its existence to a team at the University of Michigan, in the United States, acting under the umbrella of Darpa (Defence Advanced Research Projects ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/690966/cybugs
  3. Eyes in the sky

    Posted Oct 05th 2008, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... for dull, dirty reconnaissance work. Last month, at least two pinpoint attacks on the Pakistan-Afghanistan border area were made by Predator drones- the dominant UAV model, built by defence ... Its arsenal can include GPS-guided bombs, Hellfire air-to-ground missiles and Sidewinder missiles for air-to-air self-defence. In August, a Reaper reportedly unleashed a laser-guided missile ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/655106/eyes-sky
  4. Khubilai Khan's Lost Fleet

    Posted Jan 04th 2009, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... the Mongols' defeat. Their many advantages were 'squandered on the shores of Japan by impatience, mismanagement, and the determined defence of an entrenched enemy who fought as if heaven ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/665770/khubilai-khans-lost-fleet
  5. Killings in Afghanistan a hard pill to swallow for some

    Posted Jul 28th 2003, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... 'I've got some men on a road and it looks like a piece of artillery firing at us . . . I am rolling in, in self-defence.' But it was Schmidt who fired, unleashing a single laser-guided ... combat medic and special forces weapons instructor, also cast doubt on whether go pills should be viewed with suspicion. Mr Johnson said they make an 'effective' defence in court ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/423045/killings-afghanistan-hard-pill-swallow-some
  6. Changing channels

    Posted Aug 28th 2006, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... DAVID WILSON The attention felt almost flattering. The marketeer in the cancellation department, the last line of defence at my cable TV supplier, tried everything to make me stay. He sympathised with my aversion to the hamburger adverts that popped up, saying he, too, liked to stay healthy (not that the saturated fat content bugged me- it was more the shots of guzzling dorks). ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/561810/changing-channels
  7. Changing channels

    Posted Aug 27th 2006, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson The attention felt almost flattering. The marketeer in the cancellation department, the last line of defence at my cable TV supplier, tried everything to make me stay. He sympathised with my aversion to the hamburger adverts that popped up, saying he, too, liked to stay healthy (not that the saturated fat content bugged me- it was more the shots of guzzling dorks). ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/561784/changing-channels
  8. Vietnam: The Definitive Oral History- Told From All Sides

    Posted Dec 31st 2006, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... He was headstrong and absolutely impervious to persuasion,' says ex-CIA agent Frank Snepp, raising the spectre of outgoing Secretary of Defence Donald Rumsfeld. The enemy in Vietnam ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/577028/vietnam-definitive-oral-history-told-all-sides
  9. WAR AND PEACE

    Posted Sep 17th 2006, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... of continuing heavy engagement in Iraq,' Ricks writes, is that it could embolden adversaries to act. Ricks records that in a talk in Hong Kong last year, former defence secretary William Perry ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/564281
  10. Not a bleep detected in the search for extraterrestrial life

    Posted May 16th 2006, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... of Defence. Conspiracy theorists obsessed with the notion of aliens landing on the White House lawn take note- the real cover-up may revolve around a lack of martians and the like, judging ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/548984/not-bleep-detected-search-extraterrestrial-life

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