Category: Strategic and Tactical Developments

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If We Ever Get to Mars, the Beer Might Not Be Bad

Here’s an interplanetary botany discovery that took college students and not NASA scientists to find: Hops — the flowers used to add a pleasant bitterness to beer — grow well in Martian soil. “I...

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New J-16 Fighters Enter China’s Air Fleet

China’s J-16 fighter jets are quietly being introduced to the People’s Liberation Army Air Force at a faster rate than the country’s new fifth-generation J-20, though the latter has garnered much more international attention....

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Why a U.S. Navy Spy Submarine Is Flying the Jolly Roger

The skull and crossbones flag is traditionally flown to celebrate successful missions – but just what has the USS Jimmy Carter been up to? A U.S. Navy attack submarine capable of carrying out top-secret...

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Russia’s Successful Test of Bulava ICBM ‘Sends a Message to the West

Russia’s Yuri Dolgoruky nuclear-powered submarine launched a Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on Monday from a submerged position in the Barents Sea. The missile’s mock warheads successfully hit their designated targets thousands of kilometers...

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Psychopath’: North Korean Critics Blast Trump as Tensions Near Boiling Point

“South Korea must realize that following psychopath [US President Donald] Trump … will only lead to disaster,” a recent article in North Korea’s Rodong Sinmun newspaper warned. There are no good military options on the...

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Aerial Spies: How NATO is Searching for Any Loopholes in Russia’s Defense

Commenting on the chain of aerial incidents along Russia’s western borders, when Moscow was forced to scramble its combat jets to intercept US reconnaissance jets, Russian military experts explained to Sputnik that the real...

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India Plans to Equip Su-30 Fighter Jets With New Longer Range Missiles

Indian authorities are planning to enhance the capabilities of the country’s Air Force’s Su-30 fighter jets with new weapons, including advanced missiles able to hit targets at longer range, local media reported Thursday. According...

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Super Hercules: Lockheed Martin Unveils C-130J Aircraft for Special Operations

The aircraft contains for engines and is designed to conduct intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, psychological operations, airdrop resupply, personnel recovery and humanitarian relief. Lockheed Martin announced in a statement on Tuesday it has rolled out its C-130J-SOF...