Could This Be Russia’s New Stealth Bomber?
what appears to be a wind tunnel model for a russian flying wing bomber design. Business Online photo Could This Be Russia’s New Stealth Bomber? Blurry image could depict scale test model Russian publication Business Online posted this picture earlier this year of what looks to be a wind-tunnel... Read more
Watch Iran’s (Simulated) Missile Attack on Israel
Iranian sejjil missile. Wikipedia photo Watch Iran’s (Simulated) Missile Attack on Israel Iranian video shows missiles pounding Tel Aviv How would Iran respond to an Israeli air strike on its nuclear facilities? In a less than subtle message to Israel, Iranian TV has broadcast a documentary that shows simulated... Read more
The Toyota Pickup Truck Is the War Chariot of the Third World
For three decades, one vehicle has dominated Third World battlefields. Ubiquitous and incognito, chances are you’re less than a mile from one right now. You could pass one on virtually any street in any city in the world and you wouldn't think twice. The vehicle costs a fraction as... Read more
Here’s the First 3-D Printed Pistol Made From Metal
Here's the First 3-D Printed Pistol Made From Metal But you probably can’t afford it It was only six months ago when Cody Wilson of Defense Distributed produced a fully 3-D printed gun that’s since been duplicated by hobbyists around the world. But the plastic gun was fragile, prone... Read more
How About a Mach-5 Missile to Go With Your Mach-5 Warplane?
Lockheed Martin concept How About a Mach-5 Missile to Go With Your Mach-5 Warplane? Lockheed publishes new high-speed missile concept art Last week, Lockheed Martin’s secretive Skunk Works division acknowledged the existence of plans for a successor to the legendary SR-71 Mach-3 spy plane. The new SR-72, still just... Read more
Yes, There Will Be a New Jet Fighter After the F-22 and F-35
America’s next jet fighter—a so-called “sixth-generation” warplane— could be fundamentally different than the current fifth-generation F-22 and F-35. But it’s not clear yet what exactly that means. In fact, terms like “fighter” or “bomber” might be holding the Pentagon back from taking full advantage of new technology. “The technology... Read more
Russia Is Building Its Next Satellite Network Over the Arctic
Arktika system. NPO Lavochkin illustration Russia Is Building Its Next Satellite Network Over the Arctic ‘Arktika’ is key to Moscow’s push for remote resources The Arctic is warming and everyone from shipping companies to governments is eying the results. Less ice means drastic consequences for the environment, but also... Read more
America Just Can’t Win These Mountain Wars
10th Mountain Division Soldier in Afghanistan in 2007. Wikipedia photo America Just Can’t Win These Mountain Wars And not only because of the terrain This year marks the anniversaries of three miserable wars. It’s the 70th anniversary of the Allied invasion of Italy and the 50th anniversary of the... Read more
Why the ‘Ender’s Game’ Movie Fails as Sci-Fi
Lionsgate image Why the ‘Ender’s Game’ Movie Fails as Sci-Fi The novel succeeds where the movie doesn’t Vague alien threats. Preemptive strikes. Children forced to fight wars for their elders. Drones on the battlefield. The death of privacy. Ender’s Game is Hollywood’s latest attempt to bring military science fiction... Read more
Rebel Group Quits in Congo—Just 50 More Rebellions Left to Put Down
A U.N. military observer in Congo. U.N./Sylvain Liechti photo Rebel Group Quits in Congo—Just 50 More Rebellions Left to Put Down The Congolese army’s military victory over M23 is an astounding turnaround, but there’s still lots of work to be done The M23 rebel group has been a fixture... Read more
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