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GlobalSecurity.org In the News

January 2014 News

  1. Engineer accused of trying to send F-35 fighter jet papers to Iran By W.J. Hennigan Los Angeles Times 22 Jan 2014 -- But John Pike, director of GlobalSecurity.org, a website for military policy, said the information was unlikely to be of much use to the Iranian Air Force, which has a fleet of F-14 Tomcats and F-5 Tigers. Those planes were acquired by the country before its revolution against the Shah in 1979.
  2. China Confirms Hypersonic Missile Delivery Test Voice of America 16 Jan 2014 -- Charles Vick, a senior technical analyst with GlobalSecurity.org, says hypersonic technology is still in the development stage, but could be ready in five to 10 years.
  3. US Cautiously Helps Iraq Fight Militants By Luis Ramirez Voice of America -- Analyst Tim Brown of globalsecurity.org said Washington does not trust the Maliki government with more powerful weapons.
  4. Iran nuclear bill would have consequences, nuclear chief says By Babak Dehghanpisheh Reuters 11 Jan 2014 -- The bill would call for enrichment to 60 percent, sufficient for use in the reactors that power nuclear submarines. Iran says it plans to build one of these, but the think-tank GlobalSecurity.org says this would require a vast leap in Iran's manufacturing capacity.