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China Launches New Space Carrier Rocket

China launched a new generation rocket on Saturday that will be integral to its ambitious space program. The Long March-7 rocket weighs nearly 600 tons (550,000 kilos) and measures 51 meters (170 feet). The rocket is a new generation carrier rocket with a payload capacity one and a half times greater than their existing rockets.

Russia to Implement Complete Life-Cycle for Su-34 Tactical Bomber

Industry and the military are going to make complete life-cycle support contracts for Sukhoi Su-34 (NATO reporting name: Fullback) tactical bombers by year-end, Russian Aerospace Force (RusAF) Commander-in-Chief Victor Bondarev said during his visit to Sukhoi’s Novosibirsk Aircraft Plant. “We are going to switch to the complete life-cycle support as far as the Su-34 is

India To Buy 145 M777 Howitzers

The Defence Ministry today approved the much-delayed purchase of 145 Ultralight howitzers, worth about Rs 5,000 crore, from the US and also the bulk production of 18 Dhanush artillery guns, the first acquisition of such weapon systems by the Army in three decades since the Bofors scandal. The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), chaired by Defence

Indian Su-30MKI Jet Equipped with Brahmos Cruise Missile Performs First Flight

The Indian Air Force’s Sukhoi Su-30MKI (NATO reporting name: Flanker-H) multipurpose fighter jet equipped with an air-launched version of the BrahMos cruise missile has performed the first flight, spokesman for the Russian-Indian BrahMos Aerospace Company Praveen Pathak told TASS. Show More Summary

MLB Puts Finishing Touches on Fort Bragg Baseball Field

The Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins will play a salute-the-troops game on July 3rd in a temporary 12,500-seat ballpark.

Navy Master Chief Fired Over 'Toxic Work Environment'

Command Master Chief James A. Roberts was relieved on Monday by Capt. Derek Granger, the commander of Destroyer Squadron 22.

SEAL Killed Fighting ISIS Had Earned Prestigious Combat Medal

A Navy SEAL killed in May in a gunfight with Islamic State militants in northern Iraq had already earned the Silver Star.

The 40-Clip Magazine

Yahoo: When James Carville sat with Sarah Palin for a Politicon conversation on Sunday, he was polite. He praised her 2008 Republican National Convention speech. He even seemed to sympathize with her for being scapegoated in John McCain’s presidential campaign. But then he challenged her on wanting to “take back the country,” a common Tea Party […]

Joe Teti drops lawsuit

We haven’t talked about Joe Teti recently. We first wrote about him about three years ago when we were curious about his career after his co-star on Discovery Channel’s Dual Survival, David Canterbury, was canned for lying about his military career. I guess that post influenced some people to dig further into Teti’s background than […]

Naval Academy Grad Hurley Wins Quicken Loans National

Billy Hurley III held the club in his left hand and fist pumped with his right. The ball disappeared into the hole in front of him as the crowd roared.

Jose Qualls; phony wounded Marine

Once again, the folks at Military Phony send us their hard work on this fellow, Jose Timoteo Qualls. He claims 24 years of service and, as you can see from the picture above, he thinks highly of his service – two Purple Heart Medals, a Combat Action Ribbon, a “scuba bubble” and jump wings. Here […]

Arming criminals in the Bay area

The Mercury News surveyed law enforcement agencies in the San Francisco area and found that at least 944 LEO weapons have gone missing in the last six years. We’re not talking a few handguns here, 27 of the weapons were scary and black, 15 were sniper rifles, 12 were grenade/tear gas launchers and one was […]

Monday morning feel good stories

Robert Russo, a gunsmith in Harris County, Texas, was found shot to death on his patio. The police followed the blood trail from the scene to the chest wound of Michael Brown, which had been inflicted by the now-deceased Mr. Russo. Apparently, Brown tried to rob the victim and it didn’t go as planned – […]

Enablers – Part 2

Some weeks ago, Jonn wrote about the tool who claimed to have “created the POW/MIA logo” – the logo actually designed by World War II veteran Newt Heisley.  I’ll refer to that individual hereafter as “Logo-boi”. “Logo-boi” even managed to get honored by both the IL State House (2013) and the US House of Representatives […]

Censure and Condemnation, and More from CRS

Between 1973 and 2016, Members of Congress introduced resolutions of censure directed against federal officials on 59 occasions, according to the Congressional Research Service. Of those, 14 were filed against the Obama Administration. Show More Summary

USS Constitution Museum to Celebrate 40th Anniversary

The USS Constitution Museum is planning to celebrate its 40th anniversary, just in time for the Fourth of July holiday.

Recent Naval Academy Grad's Career Stalled by DoD Transgender Policy

Alexandra Marberry should have gone to flight school in October, but the 2015 Naval Academy graduate never made it to Pensacola.

Navy: Blue Angels Will Resume Flight Demonstrations July 2

Navy officials say its Blue Angels will resume performances a month after one of their pilots was killed in a crash while practicing for an air show.

The “No-Gun” List

The Washington Times: Responding to that report Saturday morning, Mr. Healy said authorities should consider creating a new list that would only be used to restrict access to weapons, separate from other similar databases, such as the “no-fly” list that contains the names of people banned from commercial air travel. “I would even offer a […]

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