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Russian Invasion Of Ukraine Spurs New German Tank Design

Filling a Fulda Gap in future defenses<p>Germany’s parliament just submitted a budget request to develop a new tank. Nestled inside the budget committee report is the call for a Leopard III development program, to create a new “Kampfpanzer” or battle tank. Spotted at Defence Blog, the proposal to …

Coming soon: Comet you can see without a telescope

Comets are basically like cats, a senior researcher at Johns Hopkins University tells the <i>Christian Science Monitor</i>: "They're very interesting, and they do what they want." That may explain that even though scientists didn't think Comet C/2014 Q2 (also known as Comet Lovejoy) would prove to be …

Peru studying northern, southern railway projects

Close<p>Methodology & Procedures<p>Definitions<p>Projects covered include state-owned and private projects in the Infrastructure, Electric Power, Oil & Gas …

Global Warming

Congress OKs bill banning purchases of Russian-made rocket engines

For more than a decade, the United States military has depended on buying Russian-made rocket engines to launch its most crucial satellites. On Friday,<p>Congresssaid no more.<p>Despite lobbying from a joint venture of Boeing Co. and<p>Lockheed Martin Corp., the Senate voted 89-11 to approve a bill Friday …

Space Travel

New Windows 7 Patch Is Badware, Disables Graphics Driver Updates And Windows Defender

*<i>Due to some valid complaints regarding my usage of the term “Malware,” I’ve updated the headline with a more accurate description of the Windows Update: “Badware,” which is unintentionally harmful software.</i><p>If you have Windows 7 set to automatically update every Tuesday, it may be time to …