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NBC WEAPONS: The North Korean Anthrax Threat

December 31, 2017 by · Comment
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PHOTO: Evidence Of Iranian Weapons Proliferation

December 31, 2017 by · Comment
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Amphibious Ships Transformed Into Aircraft Carriers Debut in Asia-Pacific

December 31, 2017 by · Comment
Filed under: Japan, South Korea, Syndicated Industry News 
The planned arrival of amphibious support ship USS Wasp (LHD-1) in the Pacific Ocean introduces a new capability for amphibious support ships carrying the F-35B fifth-generation stealth fighters without relying on large aircraft carriers. Apart from the American LHD, both Japan and South Korea are interested in the new potential mating STOVL fighters with flat-deck helicopter carriers. Both countries already acquired the conventional take-off variant (F-35A), and consider operating the Short Take-Off / Vertical Landing (STOVL) B version from ships.

RSM-56 Bulava Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile

December 31, 2017 by · Comment
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On June 2017 the missile submarine Yuri Dolgoruky, successfully test-fired an RSM-56 Bulava Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) from a submerged position in the Barents Sea, off the northern coast of Russia. The warhead impacted the designated target at the Kura practice range in Kamchatka, 3,600 miles away.

Toward an All-New Russian ICBM Force

December 31, 2017 by · Comment
Filed under: Russia, Syndicated Industry News 
As Russia continues the modernization of its strategic missile force, twenty additional RS-24s Yars ICBMs will be delivered in 2018. By 2020 these new missiles are expected to replace all the remaining 30 silo-based UR-100 (NATO Reporting name: SS-19 Stiletto) liquid-fueled ICBM.

A Stronger, More Powerful Satan-2

December 31, 2017 by · Comment
Filed under: Russia, Syndicated Industry News 
Moscow is moving to replace its heaviest strategic missile – the R-36M2 Satan, with a new liquid-propelled ICBM – RS-28 Sarmat. The need for a new missile is evident since its predecessor, the R-36 (SS-18) Satan that uses a liquid propulsion system designed and produced in Ukraine, that cannot be relied upon to support the weapon.

New Weapons Initiatives Violating Strategic Arms Control Treaties

December 31, 2017 by · Comment
Filed under: missile defense, Russia, Syndicated Industry News 
As Russia continues the modernization of its strategic forces, Moscow is testing the limits of compliance to arms reduction treaties it is committed to. The United States complained about two Russian weapon categories that allegedly violate the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty - the RS-26 Rubezh and 9M729 Iskander-K.

Russia Continues Modernizing its Strategic Missile Force

December 31, 2017 by · Comment
Filed under: Russia, Syndicated Industry News 

The challenges posed by ballistic missiles and nuclear weapons, not only those developed and tested by North Korea and Iran, but the large Chinese and Russian nuclear arsenals being modernized, and enhanced with new capabilities that pose significant new challenges to American missile defenses.

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BOOK REVIEW: The Conscription Conflict and the Great War

December 31, 2017 by · Comment
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ATTRITION: Dealing With Democide In Syria

December 30, 2017 by · Comment
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WINNING: What Russia Lost

December 29, 2017 by · Comment
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PHOTO: Getting Ready For ISIS

December 29, 2017 by · Comment
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BOOK REVIEW: Joseph Brown and His Civil War Ironclads: The USS Chillicothe, Indianola and Tuscumbia

December 29, 2017 by · Comment
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INDIA-PAKISTAN: Power Without Responsibility

December 28, 2017 by · Comment
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SUPPORT: French Fighters Falter From Frequent Failures

December 28, 2017 by · Comment
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IAI Consolidates Civil Activities into +US$1 Billion Commercial Aviation Group

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is strengthening its commercial aviation activities by forming a single, business-oriented group that unifies six business lines currently distributed in different corporate activities. The new structure is likely to focus IAI's activities to meet the unique challenges and opportunities of the commercial aviation market. The transformation is implemented at a time in which many countries bring home their manufacturing operations and are fighting aggressively for market shares, challenging IAI to sharpen its offering in defense and commercial aviation alike.

YEMEN: Factions Speak Louder Than Words

December 27, 2017 by · Comment
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MURPHY’S LAW: Mirage 2000 Stranded In The Bewilderness

December 27, 2017 by · Comment
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PHOTO: Continuous BONE

December 27, 2017 by · Comment
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How Pakistan Is Responding to Trump

Pushed by Trump, Tillerson, and Mattis to do more to fight terrorism, Pakistan has instead taken public steps to push back in recent weeks.

BOOK REVIEW: The Naval War in the Baltic, 1939-1945

December 27, 2017 by · Comment
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ISRAEL: Everyone Says One Thing And Does Another

December 26, 2017 by · Comment
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SURFACE FORCES : China Exports Economy And Efficiency

December 26, 2017 by · Comment
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PHOTO: White Christmas For The Stennis

December 26, 2017 by · Comment
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Congress Rushes Pentagon $4B for Missile Defense Improvements

The emergency bill is light on details, but it appears to fulfill the military’s wide-ranging November request.

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