This is the Navy's MQ-4C Triton, its next-generation surveillance drone. It just flew its first flight test out in California. And it wants to scan 2,000 miles of ocean at once.
The Obama Administration's aggressive anti-leak campaign has further polarized an already fractious community of national security commentators. On one side, as Joshua Foust noted, DC's national security press corps and many national...Show More Summary
Our brothers across the wide waters at the Walter Mitty Hunt Club in the UK send us their latest “Walt” Lee Shaw; Walter Mitty Lee Shaw – 40 Commando Royal Marine Walt, was exposed a week or two back by the WMH for having an upsidedown dagger tattoo, calling the Royal Marines a “regiment”, and [...]
Congressman Chris Van Hollen [D-MD, Budget Committee Ranking Member] introduced his 3rd bill proposal to replace sequestration and make Republicans look bad in the process. “The bill caps discretionary defense spending at the levels the President requested through 2021 rather than at the higher defense caps originally set by Budget Control Act.” US Acquisition Undersecretary [...]
(MOORE, Okla.) — The Oklahoma Insurance Department says a preliminary damage estimate could top $2 billion for the tornado that hit the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore. Spokeswoman Calley Herth tells The Associated Press that the early...Show More Summary
According to the Washington Times, Nanny Bloomberg tried to make the New York City cab industry green and, yet again, was dealt a blow in the courts when a judge said that he exceeded his authority with his “Taxi of Tomorrow” program. Then the diminutive tyrant ran into Taxi Club Management CEO Gene Freidman at [...]
From the Washington Post. The Navy only looks ghey; The greased Herndon Monument is pictured before the event. The plebes climb to the top of the lard-covered, 21-foot-high statue and remove the “dixie cup” hat at the top, replacing it with an upperclassman’s hat. After completing this, the freshmen are called “fourth-class midshipmen.” This class [...]
(WASHINGTON) — The FBI says a man being questioned by authorities in the Boston bombing probe was fatally shot when he initiated a violent confrontation. The shooting incident early Wednesday took place in Orlando, Fla., where an FBI agent...Show More Summary
An FBI interview with an Orlando man believed to have known Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev took a deadly and unclear turn early this morning.
U.S. military veterans are coming home from war with tales to tell family and friends. But these stories may not be about combat or the trials and tribulations of life in Iraq and Afghanistan. Instead, believe it or not, they’re increasingly talking about a new mission: starting a business after their return to civilian life. Show More Summary
Always interesting when the Army starts poking around the nation’s nuclear stockpile – seeing as the service is no longer a big player in the atomic realm – to see if atomic weapons still make sense. Ward Wilson isn’t a soldier – he’s...Show More Summary
Don Shipley and Mary sent us a link to the Baltimore City Paper story about Earl Littman who claims to be a “World War II SEAL” and he’s trying to raise money for veterans with a 501(c)3 called “Back Our Vets“. The problem is that there doesn’t seem to be much about Back Our Vets [...]
(ORLANDO, Fla.) — A man was fatally shot when a team of FBI agents swarmed an apartment complex near Universal Studios in Orlando. The shooting happened early Wednesday. The FBI did not immediately return a phone call early Wednesday from The Associated Press seeking details. Show More Summary
Some news sources are reporting that a man was shot by an FBI agent in Orlando and that he had been questioned about his involvement in the Boston bombing; The FBI has not confirmed the link to the Boston bombing, but the friends say the man killed by the special agent was friends with Tamerlan [...]
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