his is twenty-first century Britain. Surveillance system producers, mercenary groups, arms industries are flourishing in the dark. As well as being the financial capital of the world, the UK is right at the centre of the world’s war industry. The latter crown is more embarrassing, so we don’t hear about it, but it has been steadily fostered by successive governments for seventy years.
Vladimir Sergeyevich Vakhmistrov, of the Russian Airforce's scientific test institute, started work in June 1931 on combinations of fighters rigidly
There is horrific new blood on our hands after another 47 civilians were killed after a mistaken wedding bombing
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In questi giorni in Sardegna e in altre località d'Europa fervono le esercitazioni militari del Trident Juncture. Si sparano bombe, proiettili veri. In Sardegna, in particolare, ogni reazione ad una p
The recent decision by Washington to continue deploying elements of missile defense systems in Europe even after the historic nuclear deal with Iran was reached, confirmed Russia's "worst fears," Russian envoy to the European Union Vladimir Chizhov said Wednesday.
Berlino vuole procedere con il programma contraereo Meads. E ora il nostro governo deve decidere se seguirla. Spendendo molto di più per non perdere i 600 milioni già investiti nel progetto)
Retired US Army Colonel Douglas Macgregor claims that plans to make the US Army more agile and mobile at the expense of heavy weapons are paving the way for future military disasters.
Herring, the secret to world domination.
Many in the West suddenly seem to think we're on the road to a new Cold War. Talk of a return to the era of nuclear rivalry swirls around Russia's muscular and belligerent grandstanding over Ukraine, and
The A-10 is old, ugly, and effective. So effective that now, it's headed back into battle to help in the fight against ISIS.
Foreign air forces ordering the Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) will be able to customize the mission data packages loaded onto their aircraft in a compromise that defense officials say both preserves U.S. security and allows allies a greater degree of customization of their fighters. Loading specific mission data packages onto the stealth
The government is unveiling commemorative paving stones laid in the birth places of those members of the British Empire forces in World War I who received the Victoria Cross for their bravery. The government's
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With the exquisite turn of phrase for which she was so highly regarded, Barbara Tuchman once likened the Austro-Hungarian declaration of war against Serbia of 28 July 1914 to an example of "the bellicose
Close study of photographic and video imagery of Israeli Iron Dome defense inceptors engaging with Hamas rockets-both in the current conflict and in the 2012 hostilities-shows that the Israeli rocket-defense system's success rate has been very low-as low as 5 percent or, perhaps, even less.
Seventy years ago, on June 6, 1944, a heroic group of American Rangers scaled the one-hundred-foot cliffs of the Pointe du Hoc, a vital promontory on the Norman coast. They were setting out to break through the Atlantic Wall-the German defenses spanning from the Arctic to the Pyrenees. Today, these fortifications are monuments to failure.
The following leader was published on the cover of The Economist on June 10th 1944, following the D-Day landings of June 6th. FOUR years ago almost to a day the last man was taken off the beaches at Dunkirk.
Sometime apparently in August 2013, the U.S. Navy's nuclear-powered attack submarine USS Seawolf eased out of the port of Bremerton, in Washington State, on what was probably her fifth or sixth