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Defense Industry Daily - Oshkosh Corp. in Oshkosh, WI supplies the US Marine Corps’ and /Navy Seebee construction battalions with MTVR medium trucks. The vehicles come in several types, but all are distinguished by having very good off-road capabilities for trucks, with 7.1 ton payload capacity off-road and an on-road payload capacity of up to 15 tons. In order to fit into cargo aircraft like the C-130, the trucks can fold down part of the cab, reducing the vehicle’s height.

April 21, 2009
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  • Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign Welcomes Galway City Council Motion Against Veolia
  • Second such motion in recent months, all Councils should push for similar motions

Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign Press Release – 21/04/2009
For Immediate Release:
April 21, 2009
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JERUSALEM (JTA) -- Israel's defense minister wants to buy a U.S. military system to protect its southern towns and strategic facilities from Gaza-fired rockets.

Ehud Barak will ask the Pentagon to sell a Vulcan-Phalanx cannon and radar system to Israel at a cost of $25 million, Israel's daily Ha'aretz reported Tuesday.

April 21, 2009
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As UN Blocks Plestine-Related Side Events at Durban Review Conference, Palestinian Civil Society Launches “Israel Review Conference” in Geneva on the Eve of Durban Review

 

April 20, 2009
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20 April 2009 -- Thousands of people have gathered in Geneva from all corners of the globe to attend the Durban Review Conference.

 

Despite official efforts to exclude the voices of the victims, it has brought together many civil society actors struggling against racial discrimination, including those working to end Israel’s regime of racism and racial discrimination against the Palestinians. The latter have just completed a two-day Israel Review Conference that was held on 18-19 April 2009.

 

April 20, 2009
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Defense Industry Daily - Britain has given the green light to the Watchkeeper Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Program. The initial August 2005 contract award to Thales UK was worth around GBP 700 million, and the program expected to create or sustain up to 2,100 high-quality manufacturing jobs in the UK. The Watchkeeper platform is based on Elbit Systems’ Hermes 450 UAV platform, and executed via a joint venture.

April 19, 2009
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April 15, 2009