The Third Reich Squandered the Well-Armed ‘Scharnhorst’


The Treaty of Versailles drastically limited the size of the postwar Kriegsmarine, precluding Germany from owning any dreadnought battleships. The Germans could keep (and replace) pre-dreadnought vessels of 10,000 tons or less, roughly the size of a heavy cruiser... Read more

After MOAB Strike, No Word on the Fate of Kidnapped Civilians


Two weeks after U.S. forces dropped one of the most powerful non-nuclear bombs to... Read more

Russia’s Banged-Up Aircraft Carrier Prepares for Her Upgrade


Russia’s rusty aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov has been back at her home port near... Read more

I Learned How to Make My Own Bullets


Widener’s sponsored this post. Longtime readers probably won’t find it shocking that I enjoy... Read more

Two Days Inside the Battle for West Mosul


Inside an old hotel on the edge of West Mosul’s Old City, a Federal... Read more
Iraq and Syria Team Up to Take on Islamic State
The Syrian warplanes carried out a series of strikes on Islamic State targets in Raqqa and along the Syrian-Iraqi...
Cómo mejorar aún más el fusil M1 Garand: acortar y aligerar

Cómo mejorar aún más el fusil M1 Garand: acortar y aligerar

Lo cierto es que la carabina M1 de la Segunda Guerra Mundial no fue diseñada para convertirse en un...

The F-35 Just Got $1.7 Billion More Expensive

The F-35 Just Got $1.7 Billion More Expensive

The F-35 is even further behind schedule and more over budget than other watchdog agencies have reported. A new...

The Third Reich Squandered the Well-Armed ‘Scharnhorst’

The Third Reich Squandered the Well-Armed ‘Scharnhorst’

The Treaty of Versailles drastically limited the size of the postwar Kriegsmarine, precluding Germany from owning any dreadnought battleships....

Here’s the Evidence Linking Russia to the French Election Hack

Here’s the Evidence Linking Russia to the French Election Hack

As France braces for the second round of its national election, security researchers try to figure out if Russia...
The Honeymoon of the Generals

The Honeymoon of the Generals

MOAB sounds more like an incestuous, war-torn biblical kingdom than the GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast, aka “the mother...

After MOAB Strike, No Word on the Fate of Kidnapped Civilians

After MOAB Strike, No Word on the Fate of Kidnapped Civilians

Two weeks after U.S. forces dropped one of the most powerful non-nuclear bombs to target Islamic State fighters in...

What North Korea Wants

What North Korea Wants

Pyongyang launches missile test after missile test. A carrier strike group moves through the Pacific with its sights set...

Spy Planes Tagged Along as U.S. Air Force F-35s Flew Near Russia

Spy Planes Tagged Along as U.S. Air Force F-35s Flew Near Russia

On April 25, 2017, two U.S. Air Force F-35 stealth fighters paid a quick visit to Estonia. And they...

Russia’s Banged-Up Aircraft Carrier Prepares for Her Upgrade

Russia’s Banged-Up Aircraft Carrier Prepares for Her Upgrade

Russia’s rusty aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov has been back at her home port near Murmansk since February following a...

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