Israel To Deploy New ‘David’s Sling’ Missile Shield

Israel plans to deploy its new medium-range missile interceptor David's Sling by mid-2016 after the U.S.-backed system passed final trials, defense officials said on Monday. David's Sling is designed to shoot down rockets held by Israeli antagonists such as Lebanon's Hezbollah guerrillas with ranges of 100 to 200 km (63-125 miles), as well as cruise missiles and drones. David's Sling, along with the Iron Dome short-range rocket interceptor and the Arrow ballistic missile interceptor, b...
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China Tests Electronic Warfare Variant Of J-16 Fighter Jet

A new electronic warfare variant of the Shenyang Aircraft Corporation J-16 twin-seat strike fighter made its first flight on December 18, IHS Jane’s reported, citing Chinese sources. The aircraft would add significant offensive capability to the People's Liberation Army Air Force. Images of the new aircraft emerged on several Chinese military web pages, including a December 21 video report on the popular Ifeng web page. © AFP 2015/ Mark RALSTON Noteworthy modifications include...
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The Bear Goes Shirtless for New Calendar

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3bdBmdo1AWQ A new Russian calendar now allows its buyers to have a shirtless Vladimir Putin hanging around their homes all year long. One of the photos of the "All Year With the President of Russia," on sale in bookshops across Russia, features a picture of a shirtless Putin fishing, reports The Daily Telegraph. Other images show him working out, wearing military attire, and signing autographs for children, but the leader also shows his softer side, points...
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