[credit provider=”Google Maps”] This unconfirmed report goes back a few months but is simply more interesting given the mounting tensions with Iran.An article from the May 2011 Jerusalem Post reports Tehran is building intermediate-range missile launch pads at a base on the Paraguaná Peninsula in Venezuela (via Die Welt).
[credit provider=”CBS 60 Minutes” url=”http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=7391358n&tag=contentMain;contentAux”] On New Year’s Eve, President Obama signed into law a bill that eliminates one of the fundamental protections of the U.S. Constitution:The right for people not to be detained indefinitely by the government without being formally convicted of crimes.
[credit provider=”AP”] For 49 years the National defence Authorization Act was a simple law signed off on by the President to give the Department of defence the money it needed to get through another 12 months of spending.This year, the Senate Armed Services Chairman Carl Levin (D-Mich) and senior member […]
[credit provider=”Air Force” url=”http://www.af.mil/information/factsheets/factsheet.asp?id=16639″] Responding to a report in Spaceflight magazine, Jonathan Amos at the BBC reports the U.S. Air Force’s classified X-37B spaceplane is likely spying on China.Launched into orbit last March, the X-37B had its trip extended nine months in December without any explanation, leading to endless speculation […]
[credit provider=”Boeing” url=”http://www.boeing.com/defence-space/military/c17/DVD-32-08.html”] Iran’s state-owned media outlet PressTV announced Wednesday that the U.S. troop movement and huge “missile defence drill” announced December 20, is actually the precursor for war against Iran.We reported on the deal to bring several thousand U.S. troops and two advanced missile systems to the country for […]
[credit provider=”Penguin/DoD”] Rolling Stone writer Michael Hastings spent four weeks with Gen. Stanley McCrystal in Europe and Afghanistan in early 2010, listening in on general’s musings, and conversations. To Hastings surprise, almost all of what he saw and heard was on the record.The resulting story in Rolling Stone showing McCrystal […]
[credit provider=”Lockheed Martin”] The testing of the Navy’s new long-range, high-altitude surveillance drone may be done from Japan, but its operators are looking to Iran, and counting the days until they can assign it to the Fifth Fleet in the Persian Gulf.Seth Robson at Stars and Stripes reports the unnamed […]
[credit provider=”wikipedia commons”] Despite yesterday’s harsh warning from Tehran that the U.S. should keep its aircraft carriers from the Persian Gulf “or else,” the military says it will keep sending American warships through the Gulf just as it always has.Stars and Stripes reports Pentagon spokesman George Little said “The deployment […]
[credit provider=”Raytheon”] The U.S. Navy has announced it will deploy the AeroVironment Switchblade drone from a submerged submarine during naval exercises next year.Launched at periscope depth from the subs trash chute, the drone is folded into a canister shaped like a large projectile round, and once in the water it […]
At about the size of a small bird, the CICADA Mark II drone is mounted beneath the wings of a Tempest drone, and hauled to altitude by a diaphanous balloon. The fibreglass and carbon fibre Tempest has a wingspan of nearly 10 feet and will drop the CICADAs at designated […]
During his 10-year stint as a Navy SEAL sniper, Chris Kyle was in every major battle of the Iraq war and was so effective at killing Iraqis that they called him “The Devil Of Ramadi” while placing an $80,000 bounty on his head.
[credit provider=”Democratic Underground” url=”http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.php?az=view_all&address=439×2456137″] Given today’s warning out of f Tehran and its outspoken military stance of the past few weeks, this map, we originally ran on December 12, offers a bit of perspective.
This map from Democratic Underground puts a star on every U.S. military base in the region, and aside from the Caspian area to the North, American forces pretty much have Tehran surrounded (via Informed Comment).
[credit provider=”wikipedia commons”] Iran wound down its 10 day naval exercises today with the successful test of a medium range missile, and a warning for the U.S. not to send any aircraft carriers back into the Persian Gulf.Fars news agency reported that Ataollah Salehi said “We usually don’t repeat our […]
[credit provider=”General Atomics” url=”http://www.ga-asi.com/products/aircraft/predator_c.php”] The Air Force just bought itself the next generation “hunter-killer” drone, and at nearly 16,000 pounds and 44 feet long the Avenger is now the largest UAV in the U.S. arsenal.William Hennigan of the LA Times reports the $15 million drone is one of the models […]
[credit provider=”Video via Fas”] Yesterday’s news out of the Hormuz Strait, and the back and forth with the U.S., was that Iran was starting tests of its medium to long-range missiles as part of its 10-day naval exercise.Why naval exercises had shifted to ballistic missile testing wasn’t so much discussed […]
[credit provider=”Lockheed Martin”] President Obama’s enormous expansion of the U.S. drone program may be pushing too fast for military staffing to keep up.David S. Cloud of The Los Angeles Times reports the military is now forced to rely on a string of civilian contractors placed at all levels along the […]
[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Al_Sheedakim,_Hacker_and_Programmer.JPG”] More than 70 million Sony Playstation users had their credit card information lifted by hackers in April. This week, intelligence firm Stratfor had its customers credit card information stolen.Thefts have become almost common, but what exactly happens to these numbers has remained somewhat of a mystery […]
[credit provider=”USAF via Stephen Trimble” url=”http://www.flightglobal.com/blogs/the-dewline/2011/12/breaking-usaf-web-site-confirm.html”] The Air Force apparently slipped that a long talked-about arms deal with Saudi Arabia is a done deal.Stephen Trimble at The Dew Line reports this photo was posted to the Air Force website at 3:31 a.m. on Dec. 28, several hours before the AP […]
[credit provider=”wikipedia commons”] Iran has announced it located a U.S. aircraft carrier moving into the Strait of Hormuz during Iranian wargame exercises.The AFP reports Commodore Mahmoud Mousavi, spokesman for the exercises, says the carrier was spotted by an Iranian reconnaissance plane that took photos and video.
[credit provider=”ap”] While the world watches Iran and the U.S. go back and forth over the Strait of Hormuz, sanctions, and Iran’s nuclear program — Russia has been busy.After pointing out to the world how much it opposes the European Missile defence Shield, Moscow has been beefing up its nuclear […]
[credit provider=”Wikipedia Commons”] Iranian naval chief Habibollah Sayyari said Wednesday that “Closing the Strait of Hormuz for Iran’s armed forces is really easy … or as Iranians say it will be easier than drinking a glass of water.” Parisa Hafezi of Reuters reports Sayyari then topped this off by saying that while his forces […]
[credit provider=”ap”] North Koreans took to the streets yesterday as the country closed down for the funeral of Kim Jong-Il — the open air procession allowed the world a glimpse at what may be transpiring in the secretive country.Choe Sang-Hun of The New York Times reports Kim Jong-Un’s uncle Jang […]
[credit provider=”Wikipedia Commons”] The easiest way for criminals to get arrested is to be overheard on the phone by police.To avoid this weak link in its organizational chain, the Zeta drug cartel has installed hundreds of antennas and repeaters all over Mexico.
[credit provider=”wikipedia commons”] There have been no solid confirmations on this report, but following the loss of a Sentinel RQ-170 drone to Iran and the loss of a second drone in the Seychelles earlier this month, reports are coming out of Afghanistan/Iran that the U.S. has lost another UAV.PressTV reports […]
[credit provider=”ap”] Three days into their 10-day naval exercise, Iran announced it will shut the Strait of Hormuz and close off nearly one-third of all tanker-carried oil if sanctions against its own oil exports are enforced.Al-Arabiya News reports Iranian Vice President Ahi Rah imi said “If sanctions are adopted against Iranian […]
[credit provider=”Chinese Military Aviation” url=”http://cnair.top81.cn/sub/094f.jpg”] David Axe at Danger Room wrote a summation of China’s burgeoning submarine fleet mentioning that while the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) is taking their new subs out on maneuvers more often, it’s offered the U.S. an unprecedented chance to see what its up against.The […]
Tehran has denied New York judge George Daniel’s claim that it’s liable for the 9/11 attacks.
[credit provider=”wikimedia commons”] A week after U.S. forces pulled out of Iraq, Iran has announced its willingness to expand its military and security links with Baghdad.The AFP reports Iranian General Hassan Firouzabadi praised the “forced departure” of U.S. troops, saying it “”was due to the resistance and determination of the […]
[credit provider=”wikipedia commons”] Bombs ripped through two Churches in Nigeria on Sunday killing at least 25 people attending Christmas services.CNN reports the first blast hit a Catholic church in Madala, outside the capital. The second bomb went off at the Mountain of Fire Ministries church in Jos, northeast of the […]
This Christmas will not be a happy one for George Friedman (who incidentally was the focus of John Mauldin’s latest book promotion email blast) and his Stratfor Global Intelligence service, because as of a few hours ago, hacking collective Anonymous disclosed that not only has it hacked the Stratfor website […]
Employees at Westcom Electronics in Hanoi, Vietnam have put up this 15-foot tall Christmas tree made from 2,500 “unusable” cellular phones. Stars and Stripes reports the manager, Nguyen Trai, says 10 workers spent two weeks building the tree, which he hopes will “raise awareness about hazardous waste and promote environmental […]
[credit provider=”US Navy”] Iran’s 10 day naval exercise began this morning and the world now looks on with a bit of trepidation, waiting to see if Tehran’s forces attempt to close the Strait of Hormuz.Ramin Mostafavi of Reuters Africa reports the drill, which has been dubbed “Velayat-e 90,” has “some […]
[credit provider=”Department of defence”] NYPD raided a South Bronx home today as part of a gang investigation and found two live military grenades.Kathy Carvajal and Arun Das from Fox NY report that police found an M-67 fragmentation grenade and a military stun grenade that seemed to be modified with metal […]
[credit provider=”Raytheon” url=”http://www.raytheon.com/newsroom/rtnwcm/groups/public/documents/image/rtn_rms_sm3_pic02.jpg”] The U.S. State Department announced today that Romania has signed the dotted line on the Ballistic Missile defence Agreement that welcomes a full SM-3 ballistic missile system into Romania.A land based component of the European defence Shield, and part of the Lockheed Martin Aegis Combat System, the […]
[credit provider=”wikipedia commons”] Following an eight year occupation that gutted Saddam Hussein’s Sunni regime, the U.S. has pulled out of Iraq to find North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il suddenly deceased, and Iran allegedly building a nuclear weapon.The Axis of Evil didn’t exactly become foreign policy when George W. Bush coined […]
[credit provider=”Raytheon”] The U.S. Navy has announced it will deploy the AeroVironment Switchblade drone from a submerged submarine during naval exercises next year.Graham Warwick at Aviation Week reports the contract to get the drone from the sub to the air went to Raytheon, which built the submerged launch vehicle (SLV) […]
[credit provider=”AP”] Beginning on December 24, the Iranian Navy will hold a 10-day drill near the Strait of Hormuz in international waters.The AFP reports that Fars news agency announced the drill will cover east of the Strait of Hormuz and the Gulf of Oman to the Gulf of Aden (via […]
[credit provider=”wikipedia commons”] On the night of November 25, leading into the morning of the 26th, a group of AH-64 Apache helicopters, and at least one AC-130 gunship, decimated two Pakistani outposts, killing at least 24 Pakistani soldiers.This morning, at about 4:30 a.m., the Department of defence released an apology […]
[credit provider=”wikipedia commons”] A rash of new clues surrounding the Sykipot computer virus having its way with the U.S. drone fleet suggests the malware originated in China, and explains how it has been used.Mathew J. Schwartz of Information Week reports the virus appears to have been designed with the sole […]
[credit provider=”807MDSC via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/807thpao/5922670029/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] A small pawn store in Holland, Mich. accepted an unusual item when a servicemember on leave from Afghanistan walked in and pawned one of his two Purple Hearts.Lisa Ermak of The Holland Sentinel reports that the medal, awarded to troops for wounds suffered in combat, […]
[credit provider=”wikipedia commons”] In the days following the death of North Korea’s supreme leader Kim Jong Il, his youngest son appeared the likely succesor to fill his father’s shoes. A North Korean source says that’s not going to happen.Benjamin Kang Lim of Reuters reports power will be divided between Kim […]
[credit provider=”kawanet via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/u-suke/4549559367/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] Hackers in China broke into the U.S. Chamber of Commerce computer network last year and has been accessing information about the groups 3 million members ever since.Siobhan Gorman at The Wall Street Journal reports the attack is one of the most brazen in an ongoing […]
[credit provider=”Robert Johnson — Business Insider”] The weapons used in movies and television shows have to come from somewhere, and if the scene is shot outside Hollywood, it’s likely they came from The Specialists Ltd. in NYC.Owned by actor Rick Washburn, the studio is tucked into the lofts of SoHo […]
[credit provider=”Lockheed Martin”] Israel just announced it has finalised a deal with Lt. General Frank Gorenc, commander of the US Third Air Force in Germany, that will bring several thousand U.S. troops and two advanced missile systems to the country for an unprecedented defence drill.Yaakov Katz of the Jerusalem Post […]
[credit provider=”wikipedia commons”] Not content to sit idly by while the U.S. parks a sophisticated missile defence system in Europe, Russia has come out with two interesting announcements.Pravda reports that to “preserve parity in the field,” Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces (SMF) will be renovating their Topol-M and Yars RS-24 missile […]
These posters were released just months before Kim Jong Il died, and say a lot about the condition of the country to be inherited by his likely successor Kim Jong Un.The following pictures were released as conflicting reports on food shortages poured from North Korea, and may be the most […]
[credit provider=”The Monsoon Diaries” url=”http://monsoondiaries.com/2011/08/23/piso-cinco/”] With the death of Kim Jong Il and the reins of North Korea in younger, and possibly more energetic hands, the world watches to see how much the country may change.Will the younger Mr. Kim continue practices like those found at this popular Pyongyang hotel?
[credit provider=”ElvertBarnes via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/perspective/2431586469/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] With 48 per cent of all Americans living in poverty and only 81 per cent of men 25 to 54 years old having full time work, you’d think crime might be on the rise in the U.S. — and you’d be wrong.The FBI released its […]
[credit provider=”wikipedia commons”] With the death of Kim Jong Il, and the apparent succession by his youngest son Kim Jong Un, the world’s fourth largest Army, and a modest but capable nuclear arsenal, fall into the hands of an unknown man in his late 20s.The exact age of the younger […]
[credit provider=”By combustionchamber on Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/combustionchamber/3518073931/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] It’s been known for some time that Bradley Manning was so psychologically unstable that his psychologists suggested not allowing him access to weapons, or if he was given them, to have the bolt removed so they would not fire.Why his access to classified material […]
For the Generals, the politicians, and the VIPs, the official end to the U.S. war in Iraq came to a close Thursday at the flag ceremony in Baghdad. For U.S. troops on the ground, it came at daybreak Sunday morning December 18, when this vehicle rolled over the border at […]
The defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has announced that its plans to pick up Scud missile launches from space in well underway.
On its English language site, Pakistan Kakhuda Hafiz (PKH) published the following picture (via @SarmandGilani). PKH says American soldiers have no problem with the shortage of fuel and ammunition as they don’t have to “go out and fight as often,” but troops “can’t stand” the fried chicken and french fry […]
[credit provider=”wikipedia commons”] A first of its kind program, the Terminal High Altitude Area defence (THAAD) System completed the first test of its full capabilities with flying colours.Armed Forces International News reports the THAAD system is designed to knock out multiple incoming ballistic missiles using a kinetic energy strike — […]
[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:LF_Marriott.jpg”] The Sydney Morning Herald points out that when China hacked into Google and Intel their motives were pretty clear, but that this most recent attack on iBahn, took some looking into.Partnered with companies like Cisco, Verizon, and iPass — iBahn offers secure Internet access to millions […]
[credit provider=”wikipedia commons”] Much as Iran claims to be able to do, Pakistan has come out and said it is capable of commandeering U.S. stealth drones and bringing them down quietly on Pakistani soil.Ashraf Ansari of the Pakistan Observer reports the ability to command the drones may have come about […]
[credit provider=”San Bernardino County Sheriff via High Desert Daily Press” url=”http://www.vvdailypress.com/sections/article/gallery/?pic=1&id=31662″] The FBI released its gang assessment in October saying that of the 1.4 million gang members in the U.S., many are in the American military.The High Desert Daily Press, located near Fort Irwin, Ca. follows the FBI report up […]
There is no end to the speculation of what will become of Iraq now that the U.S. mission there has formally ended. This image shows how tumultuous conditions are in Baghdad now.
After months of protests in the village of Wukan in Guangdong province, which started on Sept. 21, the situation escalated this weekend when one of the protest leaders died in custody. Authorities have blockaded the village in an attempt to control the situation while a solution is worked out. As […]
[credit provider=”wikipedia commons”] One day after Iran claimed to have brought down an advanced U.S. RQ-170 Sentinel drone, Public Intelligence received an Air Force report saying the drone suffers from many electronic vulnerabilities (via Jeffrey Carr at Digital Dao).The report, Operating Next-Generation Remotely Piloted Aircraft for Irregular Warfare was published […]
[credit provider=”US Coast Guard via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/coast_guard/6058393823/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] It comes as no surprise, but the House passed the National defence Authorization Act with all provisions intact.United Liberty reports the bill cleared the House with provisions allowing for the arrest and detention of U.S. citizens with no due process, fully intact.
[credit provider=”wikipedia commons”] Prior to losing its RQ-170 Sentinel drone to Iran, the U.S. Air Force requested a new Predator-C Avenger drone be sent to Afghanistan.DefenseTech reports the Predator-C is made by General Atomics and is also known as the General Atomics Avenger.
[credit provider=”AP”] Despite his promise to veto amendments within the National defence Authorization Act (NDAA) President Obama said Wednesday he will approve the law allowing the U.S. military to arrest and hold anyone it deems a terrorist, even on American soil.Phil Hirschkorn of CBS News reports the Obama administration abandoned […]
[credit provider=”wikipedia commons”] SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. government should pay $56 million to a family that lost four members when a military jet crashed into their San Diego home in 2008, an attorney told a judge Wednesday.”The magnitude of the loss is tremendous,” attorney Brian Panish said during […]
The mission that ended 4,500 American lives and injured 30,000 more silently came to a close today with the official flag-lowering ceremony in Baghdad.
DigitalGlobe Inc. announced Wednesday that one of its satellites photographed the Chinese aircraft carrier the Shi Lang.
[credit provider=”wikipedia commons”] Reporting on a recent report released by the U.S. the Taiwan News says China is planning to fire its Dong-Feng-21D ballistic missile at the Pacific Ocean in the days leading up to Taiwan’s presidential election.The Dong-Feng is the Chinese military’s “carrier killer” ballistic missile, capable of disabling […]
After last week’s report that the Air Force knowingly dumped the cremated remains of at least 274 servicemembers in Virginia landfills, the Air Force Times has come into possession of a photo that puts the calamity in a whole new light.
[credit provider=”RealTime” url=”http://www.rt-immersive.com/?id=8″] Military training simulators are used for everything from submarine training to air-drop simulations, but as realistic as they’ve become the one element they fail to inspire is fear.Richard Burnett from the Orlando Sentinel reports that the creators of these computer generated simulators are in the middle of […]
In a scheme reminiscent of an earlier era, one of the world’s richest men is planning to construct the largest aircraft to ever take to the skies.
[credit provider=”Sky News Video”] The bottom of this post was written up this morning as the first tweets came in about the attack in Liege.Since then, the Guardian reports there was a lone attacker, Nordine Amrani, who killed three people and wounded 75 more.
[credit provider=”Graph”] After threatening to practice drills meant to close the crucial Strait of Hormuz, rumours had Iran shutting the strait down and oil prices went crazy.ZeroHedge reported real-time analyst Ransquawk confirmed the straight was closed and it was enough to send traders scrambling.
NASA’s image of the day rarely disappoints, but this shot taken on the surface of the moon 39 years ago today is particularly compelling.
[credit provider=”Lockheed Martin”] In a deal that will bring the military alliance between Japan and the U.S. closer than ever before, the Pacific nation is expected to announce the Lockheed Martin F-35 joint task fighter as the plane to replace its ageing fighter fleet.Eric Talmadge from Bloomberg reports the deal […]
[credit provider=”wikipedia commons”] For the second time in as many weeks, the U.S. Air Force lost a unmanned aerial vehicle, blaming mechanical problems once again.AlertNet reports the MQ-9 drone crashed at Seychelles International Airport on Tuesday and the U.S. Embassy in Mauritius confirmed the news, saying: “A U.S. Air Force […]
[credit provider=”wikipedia commons”] Increasingly irritated by the world’s critique of its blossoming nuclear program, Iran announced Monday it is gearing up its military to practice closing the Strait of Hormuz.Reuters Africa reports that a member of Iran’s parliament National Security Committee said the Army is ready to begin the exercise, […]
These photos, posted by David Cenciotti at The Aviationist late yesterday, provide some good detail on the drone unveiled by Iranian authorities. rumours started swirling immediately over its authenticity, with some networks citing “officials” who claimed it was a fake, and other media outlets quoting sources to the contrary.
U.S. officials told ABC News that the drone shown on Iranian TV today is likely not real.
The Iranian video footage of the downed RQ-170 drone suggest that either Iran has one hell of a set of model builders or they somehow managed to compromise a highly secure US computer network. [credit provider=”CuffyMeh via twitpic” url=”http://twitpic.com/7qcq7g”] If it’s the latter, it may be no coincidence that in […]
In 1979 when Iranian students stormed the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, two intelligence agents locked themselves inside a vault, refusing to come out until they’d shredded every last piece of sensitive information they could find.
[credit provider=”AP”] The CIA hid this ‘black site’ prison in a northern Bucharest neighbourhood for years, slipping high-value detainees in and out without the locals ever having a clue.Adam Goldman and Matt Apuzzo of The Associated Press report the Romanian government protected the CIA’s secret from 2003 until 2006 when […]
[credit provider=”AP”] As part of an ongoing investigation into military mortuary services, the Air Force admits it dumped the partial cremated remains of at least 274 servicemembers in Virginia landfills.Craig Whitlock and Mary Pat Flaherty of The Washington Post report the dumping was hidden from families who had agreed to […]
[credit provider=”Tumbleweed via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/us_army_rolling_along/3713116885/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] Every soldier that enlists in the Army chooses a Military Occupational Specialty (MOS). Designated by a number and a letter, the 31E MOS now includes advanced responsibilities including command and control of prisoner of war and civilian internee camps.While the civilian designation likely applies to […]
[credit provider=”AP”] A string of events within Iran has left Tehran bracing for outside military attacks.Con Coughlin at The Telegraph reported yesterday that General Mohammed Ali Jaafari, commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards elevated the guards readiness in preparation for outside attacks or strikes.
[credit provider=”wikipedia commons”] New information uncovered by Bill Gertz at The Washington Times indicates North Korea is actively constructing a mobile intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) able to hit US cities.The information was unearthed in Obama administration documents last month and made public by an ensuing letter from defence Secretary Leon […]
[credit provider=”Trends Update” url=”http://trendsupdates.com/u-s-air-force-rq-170-sentinel-beast-of-kandahar-officially-debuts-in-afghanistan/”] The stealth drone that Iran says it shot down last week was involved in a CIA fact finding mission involving the Agency and US military forces in Afghanistan.CNN spoke to two US officials who said they didn’t believe the drone was flying in Iranian airspace because […]
[credit provider=”ABC Video”] The Miami-Dade bomb squad was called to the public beach at 56th Street and Collins Avenue in Miami, Monday when a underwater Navy mine washed ashore.The Navy Times reports the MK-57 mine was blocked off from beach-goers, who stumbled upon the cylinder and called police, while bomb […]
In China’s ambitious drive to bulk up its lagging military, its released this photo of a large unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).
[credit provider=”Flight Global” url=”http://www.flightglobal.com/blogs/the-dewline/2011/12/avtobaza-irans-weapon-in-rq-17.html?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter”] Speculation is running rampant after Iran claimed to have shot down a US RQ-170 surveillance drone Sunday, and while Tehran has yet to show proof, it appears their announcement coincides with the delivery of this piece of equipment.Stephen Trimble from Flight Global reports Russia delivered the […]
[credit provider=”wikipedia commons”] The U.S. military has some of the most advanced killing equipment in the world that allows it to invade almost wherever it likes at will.We produce so much military equipment that inventories of military robots, M-16 assault rifles, helicopters, armoured vehicles, and grenade launchers eventually start to […]
[credit provider=”wikipedia commons”] In case you missed it, the Iranian government claims it brought down a state of the art, US RQ-170 Sentinel drone over the eastern part of the country.This is the second time Iran has said it shot down an American UAV, and like the first time, Tehran […]
[credit provider=”US Air Force”] The pilotless X-37B Orbital Vehicle has been silently circling the planet for the past nine months and the Air Force has announced it will continue its classified mission indefinitely.W.J. Hennigan of the Los Angeles Times reports the X-37B resembles a smaller version of the space shuttle […]
Eliminating the need for docks, marinas, and everything else that goes along with putting your boat in the water, Iguana Yachts has created the Iguana 29.
[credit provider=”Daniel Goodman / Business Insider”] By a vote of 37 to 61, the Senate rejected an amendment to the controversial National defence Authorization Act Tuesday forbidding the military to indefinitely detain US citizens and try them without due process.The ACLU reports the Senate shot down the amendment, offered by […]
The explosion that rocked through an Iranian military base November 12, killing 17 people, devastated far more than officials there reported. The Institute for Science and International Security released satellite images of the base before the blast and after it occurred.
In the ongoing PR battle waged by Lockheed Martin and military officials eager to keep F-35 funding alive, the Navy Public Affairs office released this video of the jet’s successful launch from an electromagnetic catapult.
China’s new aircraft carrier, the refurbished Soviet Varyag, has been rechristened the Shi Lang and took another cruise Tuesday.
[credit provider=”wikipedia commons”] Moments ago UK Foreign secretary William Hague announced his country is expelling all Iranian diplomats from the UK in response to the storming of its embassy in Tehran.The BBC reports Hague went on to say that once all diplomats are evicted he will be shutting down Iran’s […]
[credit provider=”wikipedia commons”] Nobody questioned former Marine Sgt. Dakota Meyer’s judgment when he defied orders and pounded into an enemy stronghold rescuing 13 fellow Marines and 23 Afghan allies during the Battle of Ganjgal in 2009.Nobody, except maybe Meyer himself, questioned his nomination for the Medal of honour (MoH) in […]