Category Archives: weapons

Former, not retired

“A group of former U.S. Air Force officers who claim they’ve witnessed unidentified flying objects interfering with nuclear weapons at government facilities are urging Congress to hold public hearings to get to the bottom of what they say is a … Continue reading

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Just toss them out the door?

“The US Army is looking to quickly develop and deploy new “mini-drones” able to launch from helicopters to find enemy targets, operate under enemy fire, and send instant target coordinates and key surveillance details. It is referred to as the … Continue reading

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Deterrent Balance 7

“Operation Deterrent Balance 7 is the most recent in a series of large-scale missile and drone attacks by the Houthis against Saudi Arabia. Operation Deterrent Balance 1 targeted the Shaybah super-giant oil field in southeast Saudi Arabia on August 17 of … Continue reading

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Posted in Iran, Middle East, Saudi Arabia, The Military Art, weapons, Yemen | 12 Comments

“Syria shot 7 of 8 Israeli missiles, Russian military says.” Yahoo.com

“Syria’s air defense forces shot down seven out of eight missiles launched by Israeli warplanes during a raid that targeted the Syrian province of Aleppo, the Russian military said Tuesday. Rear Adm. Vadim Kulit, the head of the Russian military’s … Continue reading

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Posted in Israel, Middle East, Russia, Syria, weapons | 9 Comments

And now, Hizbullah will have even better weapons

“Iran has recently made significant advances in the development of its weapons industry, including precision-guided rockets and missiles, cruise missiles and drones. Israeli intelligence has observed a leap in Iranian capabilities, which are now being extensively distributed to other parts … Continue reading

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Posted in Iran, Israel, Middle East, Palestine, weapons | 7 Comments

“Israel will face 2,000 Hezbollah missiles per day if war breaks out: IDF commander” AMN

“Israel will experience an air raid of 2,000 rockets and missiles per day during a future war with Lebanon’s Hezbollah, OC Home Front Command Maj. Gen. Uri Gordin warned while addressing the B’Sheva Conference in Jerusalem, according to The Jerusalem … Continue reading

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Posted in Iran, Israel, Lebanon, Middle East, weapons | 72 Comments

“Deterrent Balance 6”

Comment: The US continues to insist that Ansar Allah (the Houthis) are just a front for Iran. To take this position is incredibly foolish and willfully uninformed. Yes, the Houthis and the rocket and aerospace forces which are allied with … Continue reading

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Posted in Israel, Middle East, Saudi Arabia, Syria, The Military Art, weapons, Yemen | 20 Comments

Time to end the MADness?

“Mutually assured destruction (MAD) is a doctrine of military strategy and national security policy in which a full-scale use of nuclear weapons by two or more opposing sides would cause the complete annihilation of both the attacker and the defender (see pre-emptive nuclear strike and second strike).[1] It is based on the theory of deterrence, which … Continue reading

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Posted in Policy, The Military Art, weapons | 24 Comments

US Army developing Super Laser weapon

“The U.S. Army wants to develop a new laser weapon that is more powerful than existing weapons by nearly three orders of magnitude, but lasts just a fraction as long. The service posted a notice for the prospective new weapon … Continue reading

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The New Drone Wars – TTG

Back in early 1981, I did a few “odd jobs” between graduating from the Infantry Officer Advanced Course and starting the SF Officers Course. One of these jobs was as an ARTEP evaluator for a mech infantry company on Fort … Continue reading

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