In the Disaster Zone, Marine V-22s Finally Deliver on Tiltrotor Promise
U.S. Marine Corps v-22 lands on USS george washington to take on relief supplies. Department of defense photo In the Disaster Zone, Marine V-22s Finally Deliver on Tiltrotor Promise Controversial tiltrotors revamping their reputation in The Philippines A week after Typhoon Haiyan devastated the central Philippines, 14 V-22 Osprey... Read more
Attacking Iran Deal, Israel Can’t Get Its Numbers Straight
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Strategic Affairs Minister Yuval steinitz. Kobi Gideon / GPO photo Attacking Iran Deal, Israel Can’t Get Its Numbers Straight Even Israel doesn’t believe Israel’s sanctions relief estimates Nuclear negotiators will resume talks tomorrow in Geneva for the third time since moderate Iranian Pres.... Read more
This Year, Far-Right Terror Went Global
Pavlo Lapshyn. West Midlands police photo This Year, Far-Right Terror Went Global But few have paid attention On April 25, a 25-year-old Ukrainian doctoral student named Pavlo Lapshyn arrived in the British city of Birmingham as part of a work-study arrangement with a software company. A shy, hard-working man,... Read more
Pilots Plan Tomorrow’s A-10
A-10. Air Force photo Pilots Plan Tomorrow’s A-10 What would a next-generation replacement for the legendary attack jet look like? Short on cash and determined to prioritize new stealth warplanes, the U.S. Air Force is busily trying to rid itself of all 350 of its slow- and low-flying A-10... Read more
It’s Not Just Navy Admirals Being Naughty—The Pentagon’s Got a Major Behavior Problem
Cmdr. Michael V. Misiewicz in 2010. Navy Photo  It’s Not Just Navy Admirals Being Naughty—The Pentagon’s Got a Major Behavior Problem The ‘Fat Leonard’ scandal is symptomatic When U.S. Navy Cmdr. Jose Luis Sanchez sent an email asking to see pictures of the prostitutes he had been promised, Leonard... Read more
There Are Russian Mercenaries Fighting In Syria
Slavonic Corps contractors in Syria. Via chartophylakeion.de There Are Russian Mercenaries Fighting In Syria And they have no idea what they’re doing Evidence indicates Russian contract soldiers were operating in Syria in October. Fontanka.ru, a news agency based in St. Petersburg, has reported that as many as 267 Russian... Read more
The Military’s New Space Plane Could Be a Spy
Xs-1 concept. darpa illustration The Military’s New Space Plane Could Be a Spy XS-1 to conduct first flight test by 2018 The future of spaceflight includes lots of little shuttles—and the military wants to use them for spying. Tomorrow’s space-traveling shuttles will also launch from earth without the humans... Read more
Listen to This Harrowing Audio of B-52s Bombing Hanoi
B-52 bomber over Vietnam. Wikipedia photo Listen to This Harrowing Audio of B-52s Bombing Hanoi Recordings capture the sounds of bombers under attack The day after Christmas, 1972. The night skies over Hanoi pulsate with the roar of U.S. Air Force B-52 bombers and the fiery trails of North... Read more
How to Take Out 1,800 Tanks in Two Years
Boys play on a destroyed Syrian army tank in north-western Aleppo. UNICEF/Romenzi photo How to Take Out 1,800 Tanks in Two Years Syrian rebels have disabled, captured or destroyed 25 percent of the government’s armored vehicles—but does it matter? In 24 months of brutal combat, Syrian opposition fighters have... Read more
Bad Guys Beware—The Navy’s Killer Drone Is About to Get a Lot More Dangerous
The U.S. Navy has tweaked the specifications of its new robotic warplane, newly stressing its ability evade enemy radars and refuel in mid-air. The result will be a much deadlier killer drone—and one that over time, with upgrades, could grow even more dangerous to America’s enemies. It almost didn’t... Read more
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