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The US Navy’s best sub-hunting aircraft is facing some nagging problems

The Boeing-made P-8A Poseidon is one of the most advanced maritime-patrol aircraft in service. Its high-tech surveillance gear has made it a mainstay of the Navy’s air fleet and drawn the interest of allied forces around the world. But some nagging problems are affecting the Navy’s P-8As, according to a […]
The US Navy’s best sub-hunting aircraft is facing some nagging problems
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A new Russian video may show a ‘doomsday machine’ able to trigger 300-foot tsunamis — but nuclear weapons experts question why you’d ever build one

Russian President Vladimir Putin said in early 2018 that Russia was developing a nuclear-powered torpedo that carries a “massive” nuclear weapon. New videos posted to the Russian Ministry of Defence’s YouTube account appear to show a prototype of such a torpedo codenamed “Poseidon.” If Poseidon is ever completed, it might […]
A new Russian video may show a ‘doomsday machine’ able to trigger 300-foot tsunamis — but nuclear weapons experts question why you’d ever build one
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New Zealand and China are butting heads over Beijing’s growing influence

Countries in Asia and Oceania are increasingly concerned about China’s growing influence in the region. This month, New Zealand released a defence-strategy statement outlining the threats China poses to the international order. New Zealand, like its neighbours, is also looking for ways to deploy hard power. China’s growing influence in […]
New Zealand and China are butting heads over Beijing’s growing influence