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International News Archive - September 02, 2012

Anti-Missile Defense System Under Development By Russia

Russia is believed to be developing a sea-based missile and space defense system similar to the US Aegis Combat System (ACS), various media outlets said on Friday.

Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.