The Forgotten Navy: U.S. minesweeper fleet in disrepair as Iran drops more explosives in Strait of Hormuz
The U.S. Navy’s minesweeper fleet is in a serious state of disrepair- and that spells trouble for Americans attempting to confront mine-happy Iranian naval forces. Frequently moored for maintenance at their respective ports, American minesweepers are often neglected when compared to more modern or used ships, such as Aegis-class... Read more
Defense of Department diverting $6 billion to fund border wall projects
In light of escalating cartel activity and an illegal immigration crisis, over six billion dollars in U.S. Department of Defense funds are being diverted to build and improve border defenses on the U.S.-Mexico border- and defense officials are predicting no negative effects whatsoever. The money, which was originally part... Read more
New SecDef wants to escort American ships through Middle East waters
The new Secretary of Defense is more than willing to allow the military to escort American ships through important waterways in the Middle East after Iranian gunboats captured a British vessel. Defense Secretary Mark Esper spoke of the matter on Wednesday, stating that, “We will escort our ships to... Read more
Paramount Pictures & DoD made major trades to develop Top Gun: Maverick movie
As the long-awaited sequel to Top Gun approaches, it’s important to remember that the new film, Top Gun: Maverick, would not be possible without the help of good ol’ Uncle Sam. The film began shooting in 2018, and will not be released until Summer of 2020. Despite the long... Read more
The F-35 has a new problem with no easy solution
The F-35 may have a problem with its canopy, and the issue will delay the rollout of the stealthy strike fighter. The canopy -known as the “transparency”- requires a special coating to reflect radar waves, and has had production issues that resulted in a shortage. Other issues have included... Read more
Blame Canada: Senator accidentally revealed American nuclear sites in Europe
A Canadian senator revealed secret information concerning the location of over 150 American nuclear bombs across Europe, making its rounds around the world before being deleted. Canadian Senator Joseph Day included the classified information, which effectively exposed the location of around 150 B61-12 gravity bombs across Europe and likely... Read more
Army is now able to 3D-print body armor anywhere
3D printing has brought us all sorts of technological benefits- and now it might save lives in combat. The US Army has devised a method to produce ceramic body armor using only a 3D printer, allowing lightweight armor to be dished out close to the front lines. Lionel Vargas-Gonzalez,... Read more
”Spooky” gunships complete its last combat missions, here is what’s replacing them
The legendary AC-130U “Spooky” Gunship has flown its last combat mission, leading many to ask what lies in store for the future of Air Force gunships. The last U-model came home to Hurlburt Field in Florida on Monday, marking the end of an era. While seeing Spooky go is... Read more
New drones are the size of a bird, will help soldiers in urban combat situations
The aerial reconnaissance tool of tomorrow is over half a foot long and weighs less than a pound- and it’s coming to the backpack of a soldier near you. The FLIR Systems Black Hornet, an extremely quiet scout drone, is capable of speeds of 13 MPH and has a... Read more
NASA hopes to fund Mars mission by renting out space on ISS
The International Space Station is past its prime, and NASA is looking to rent it out to commercial concerns as the agency looks towards the Moon and Mars. With the first module of the station entering Low-Earth Orbit in the late 1990s, the ISS has outlived its projected service... Read more

Andy Wolf

Andy Wolf is a Kentuckessee native who has spent over 1/3 of his life overseas in search of combat, riches and adventure- accruing over a decade of experience in military, private security, language, small arms training, journalism and corporate communications fields. Mr. Wolf holds a Bachelor's of Science from Tennessee's Austin Peay State University- and is rarely seen without his canine companion, Savannah.

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