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MoD lifts lid on unmanned combat plane prototype

The Ministry of Defence has unveiled its prototype unmanned combat air vehicle (UCAV).

Category: Weapons, Robotics


Obama warns of nuclear terrorism

"President Barack Obama has said the biggest threat to US security is the possibility of a terrorist organisation obtaining a nuclear weapon."

Category: Weapons


US and Russian leaders hail nuclear arms treaty

"US President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart, Dmitry Medvedev, have signed a landmark nuclear arms treaty in the Czech capital, Prague."

Category: Weapons


Leonardo: An early Dr Strangelove?

"Was the great Florentine artist and scientist who painted the Last Supper, designed the legendary Sforza horse and did the first great studies of human anatomy also a sinister military genius whose inventions caused horrible...

Category: Weapons


US 'Star Wars' lasers bring down ballistic missile

"The US this week achieved a goal that has eluded it since Ronald Reagan's Star Wars programme by knocking out a ballistic missile using a high-powered laser beam mounted on a plane."

Category: Radiation, Weapons

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