Russia using its soldiers to test coronavirus vaccine on
Moscow (dpa) – The Russian military plans to begin testing a potential coronavirus vaccine on 50 volunteer soldiers at a military research facility in the Moscow region, the Defence Ministry said on Tuesday. The soldiers, including five women, have had no recent history of disease and have “voluntarily expressed... Read more
Soldiers from Army’s 1st SFAB are headed to Colombia to boost anti-drug fight
WASHINGTON — A small team of soldiers from the 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade will deploy next week to Colombia to aid that country in its longstanding fight against drugs, defense officials announced Thursday. About 45 soldiers from one of the brigade’s advisory teams based at Fort Benning, Ga.,... Read more
As the country burns, Americans are embracing their inner “Roof Koreans”
With the civil unrest of 2020 sending plumes of black and acrid smoke billowing into the skies over several American cities, many Americans are finding their local law enforcement either too inundated or unwilling to defend their lives and property- and they’re taking up arms to ensure the safety... Read more
“Remove Kebab” meme spams Chicago PD airwaves during riots
As the United States careens ever closer to Balkanization, the power of memes has taken over the Chicago Police airwaves- and reminds us of how bad things really could be. As riots continue to grip the city, the song “Karadžić, Lead Your Serbs” (also known as “God is a... Read more
For over 50 years, Navy fighter pilot never told anyone about secretly shooting down Russian aircraft
Retired Navy Capt. E. Royce Williams has been keeping a secret for more than 50 years. To his friends, family, and others he served with, Williams was known as a decorated fighter pilot, who led a successful career in the Navy, where he served for more than 30 years... Read more
Russian Su-35 risks collision with US Navy aircraft by flying mere feet away
Russian air interceptors flew impressively close to an American Navy maritime patrol plane yesterday- a risky maneuver that could have resulted in tragedy. While the incident over the Eastern Mediterranean Sea was pretty neat to see and nothing new in the sense of East-West interceptions, the flight was a... Read more
Two former military pilots launching into space on SpaceX’s first manned mission
Washington (dpa) – United States astronauts on Wednesday were set to kick off a new era of human spaceflight with a historic first: a launch into space from US territory using a rocket built in the US by a private company. The astronauts on the Demo 2 mission will... Read more
Swiss are required to have bunkers in their homes in case of war
Despite having a relatively small active duty force of only 140,304 personnel and being famous for neutrality, the nation of Switzerland is fairly militarized. From F/A-18 Hornet multirole fighters in hillside bunkers that can use public roads as runways to a massive reserve/national guard-type component that even allows the... Read more
Saturn, who survived Allied bombing of Berlin and was once labeled ‘Hitler’s Alligator,’ dies at Moscow Zoo

An alligator that survived the bombing of Berlin in World War II has died at the well-seasoned age of eighty, according to his keepers at the Moscow Zoo.

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US Navy shoots down a drone with a laser mounted aboard a ship
A U.S. Navy ship successfully shot a drone out of the sky with a laser for the first time. On May 16, the Amphibious transport dock ship, USS Portland (LPD 27), disabled an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) with a Solid State Laser – Technology Maturation Laser Weapon System Demonstrator... Read more
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