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ACDC News and Views- Weekly (Sept 1-7, 2021)

1. India May Lease A Second Nuclear-Powered Attack Submarine From Russia: Reporthttps://swarajyamag.com/defence/india-may-lease-a-second-nuclear-powered-attack-submarine-from-russia-report 2. Over 200kg uranium theft in India poses threats of nuclear terrorismhttps://www.thenews.com.pk/print/888297-over-200kg-uranium-theft-in-india-poses-threats-of-nuclear-terrorism 3. India...

ACDC News and Views- Weekly (December 23-29, 2020)

1. Congress provides $130 million for hypersonic missile warning satellites    https://www.c4isrnet.com/battlefield-tech/space/2020/12/23/congress-provides-130-million-for-hypersonic-missile-warning-satellites/​ 2. Enhancing Space Security: Time for Legally Binding Measureshttps://www.armscontrol.org/act/2020-12/features/enhancing-space-security-time-legally-binding-measures 3. Russia fully implemented obligations to destroy...

ACDC News & Views – Weekly (October 28 – November 4, 2020)

1. UK government to retake control of its atomic weapons management from industryhttps://www.defensenews.com/global/europe/2020/11/02/uk-government-to-retake-control-of-its-atomic-weapons-management-from-industry/ 2.  US Cyber Command expands operations against Russia, China and Iranhttps://edition.cnn.com/2020/11/02/politics/cyber-command-russia-china-iran/index.html 3. Russia Successfully...

ACDC News & Views (June 17 – 24, 2020)

ACDC News & Views (June 17 - 24, 2020) 1. Russia, US Hold Arms Control Talks as Key Pact's Expiry Loomshttps://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/06/russia-hold-arms-control-talks-key-pact-expiry-looms-200622101324741.html 2. China's Top Legislature Adopts...

ACDC News & Views – Weekly

1. Talks on Rules for AI-Based Weapons Hit Snagshttps://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2020/07/24/national/ai-weapons-negotiations/2. DRDO provides ‘Bharat Drones’ to Indian Army for Accurate Surveillance at India-China Borderhttps://www.financialexpress.com/defence/drdo-provides-bharat-drones-to-indian-army-for-accurate-surveillance-at-india-china-border/2030882/3. Anti-Tank Guided...

ACDC News and Views- Weekly (Nov 17-23, 2021)

1.As Hopes for Nuclear Deal Fade, Iran Rebuilds and Risks Growhttps://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/21/us/politics/iran-nuclear-standoff.html 2.US, Australia, UK sign key deal in nuclear sub alliancehttps://www.thenews.com.pk/print/910876-us-australia-uk-sign-key-deal-in-nuclear-sub-alliance 3.China's push back after Australia...

ACDC News and Views- Weekly (February 24-March 2, 2021)

Pakistan offers Sri Lanka $50m credit line for defence purchaseshttps://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/2/25/pakistan-offers-sri-lanka-50-million-line-of-credit-for-defenceUkrainian defence conglomerate signs $85m contract with Pakistanhttps://www.thenews.com.pk/print/794407-ukrainian-defence-conglomerate-signs-85m-contract-with-pakistanIndian MoD approves procurement proposals worth USD2.38 billionhttps://www.janes.com/defence-news/news-detail/indian-mod-approves-procurement-proposals-worth-usd238-billionSix...

ACDC News & Views – Weekly (September 2 – 8, 2020)

1.Iran Halts Numerous Cyber-Attacks on Nuclear Plantshttps://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20200907-iran-halts-numerous-cyber-attacks-on-nuclear-plants/ 2. North Korea Waiting for US Elections to Resume Talks, South Korean Ambassador Sayshttps://www.defensenews.com/congress/2020/09/03/north-korea-waiting-for-us-elections-to-resume-talks-south-korean-ambassador-says/ 3. Erosion of Nuclear Deterrence Makes...

ACDC News & Views – Weekly

1. Major Cyber Attack by Indian Intelligence Identified: ISPRhttps://tribune.com.pk/story/2259193/major-cyber-attack-by-indian-intelligence-identified-ispr2. UN Security Council Rejects US Proposal to Extend Arms Embargo on Iranhttps://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/14/world/middleeast/UN-Iran-embargo.html?referringSource=articleShare3. India, China Militaries...

ACDC News & Views – Weekly

1. Secretary-General's Video Message to Hiroshima Peace Memorial Ceremonyhttps://www.un.org/sg/en/content/sg/statement/2020-08-06/secretary-generals-video-message-hiroshima-peace-memorial-ceremony 2. Russia, US Should Play Leading Role in Nuclear Disarmament — Chinese Ambassadorhttps://tass.com/world/1185869 3. Russia Warns it will...

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