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Air Transportation: The Silk Road Behemoth
    In March 2020 the world’s largest air transport, the AN-225, took to the skies again after an 18 month refurbishment and upgrades. . 20-04-18
Count-Down Begins For No-Brainer: Extend New START Treaty
    Why would we willingly give all that up – to get absolutely nothing in return (and actually pay a steep price for giving it up)?. 20-04-10
Electronic Weapons: Space Force Gets New Toys-CCS
     In response, the U.S. Air Force has long (decades) been developing electronic tools for attacking and defending satellite communications, and the satellites operators themselves were already training people to attack and defend space satell. 20-04-08
Surface Forces: Burke Rebuild Busted
     In early 2020 the U.S. Navy announced that it could not afford to refurbish dozens of older destroyers. This refurb plan was needed to maintain the size of the destroyer fleet until a new destroyer design could be developed and put into pro. 20-04-06
Air Defense Lasers For Low, Slow And Tiny Threats
    March 29, 2020: An Israeli firm has developed Light Blade, an air defense weapon designed to detect and shoot down the balloons and kites Hamas has been using from Gaza to transport incendiaries or small explosives into southern Israel.. 20-04-03
Space: New Japanese Spy Satellites
     It is believed that Japanese spy satellites are also being used to watch military developments in China and Russia.. 20-03-02
Electronic Weapons Trial By Sensor Fusion
    Initial reactions of F-35 pilots and air force commanders has been positive, especially now that some F-35s have been in combat (over Syria) and gone up against world class (Russian) radar and electronic warfare equipment. . 18-08-01
Type 055 Guided Missile Cruiser
    China's new 10,000-ton Type 055 guided-missile cruiser/destroyer entered the water at Shanghai's Jiangnan Shipyard during a launching ceremony on the morning of June 28, 2017.. 17-06-29
    Dragon's Fire: The PLA's 2nd Artillery Corps(1)  
        China possesses one of the largest land-based missile forces in the world. While intercontinental parity with the US or the USSR was never one of the goals of the PLA during the Cold War.... [2013-10-26]
    China’s Noisy Nuclear Submarines  
        China’s new Jin-class ballistic missile submarine is noisier than the Russian Delta III-class submarines built more than 30 years ago, according to a report produced by the U.S. Navy’s Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI).... [2013-10-26]
    Estimated Nuclear Weapons Locations 2009  
        The world’s approximately 23,300 nuclear weapons are stored at an estimated 111 locations in 14 countries, according to an overview produced by FAS and NRDC.... [2013-10-26]
    The China Syndrome  
        Using stolen Russian technology, China is on its way to driving Russia out of the low-end weapons business. In turn, Russian attempts to maintain their status as a major developer of military technology are fumbling, largely because of the s... [2013-10-26]