Amid several recent high-profile incidents where planes have mysteriously vanished, the US aviation safety authority has issued new recommendations designed to help find wreckage faster and determine what caused crashes.
Maps released as part of a preliminary report on the mysterious disappearance of the Malaysian jet indicate that the plane deliberately flew along a route to evade military radars, according to a media report.
Malaysia, forced to disclose sensitive military radar data to foreign countries in the frustrating search for the missing plane, today said it has to upgrade its defence system to strengthen its security.
Revamping the guidelines of their defence partnership for the first time in 16 years, the allies agreed to position a second early-warning radar in Japan within the next year to help protect against North Korea.
The Indian Air Force (IAF) was
on Thursday reprimanded by the CAG for causing damage to an aerostat
radar deployed along the Pakistan border to monitorlow-flying
enemy aircraft resulting in a loss of Rs 302 crore.
Similar technology had been used before but this time,
cars would be able to "know" what had happened even kilometres
ahead. And, tests suggest it could reduce motorway pile-ups by
40 per cent, say the scientists.
Pointing out that Chandigarh has been on the radar of terrorists, the administration of the union territory has decided to induct more commandos in the Quick Reaction Team (QRT) constituted in the wake of the 62/11 attack of 2008.