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October 2013 News
- China decommissions its first nuclear submarine UPI October 31, 2013 -- Since the late 1990s, hull 1 had been inoperational and hull 2 likely remains so, GlobalSecurity.org reported. Some analysts believe that, as of 2000, only two of Han-class submarines remain operational.
- Pentagon maintains focus on biological threats By Ray Locker USA Today 17 October 2013 -- B. pseudomallei causes melioidosis, which is "spread by ingestion, inhalation, and through cuts in the skin," according to the website GlobalSecurity.org.
- New iPhone App Lets You See Which Spy Satellites Are Watching You By Leonard David Space.com 16 October 2013 -- John Pike, a leading expert on defense, space and intelligence policy and director of GlobalSecurity.org, said: "Anyone who was trying to hide from such satellites was already doing so."
- Aberdeen Proving Ground Proposed as Site for Surveillance Balloons By Christopher Neely Capital News Service 04 October 2013 -- “If I’m building a tower made of steel, I’m not going to get much beyond 1,500 feet in the air,” Pike said.
- Sikorsky furloughs 2,000 amid shutdown By Richard Lee Greenwich Time 02 October 2013 -- "Around here, we think it will be at least a month," Pike said of the shutdown, and he noted another Washington conflict on the horizon.