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Dear Santa Claus, from Jimmy the Reindeer

"Dear Santa Claus,I want Willie the missile man, & BasketBall, FootBall Kicking Set, Bowling Ball, & Chevrolet stingray, & stuffed animal. Dog, & Master Pogo stick.Sincerely yours, Jim GuRNEy" (December 1964, age 6, far left)

ISIS Missiles Complicate Jordan’s Role

The Islamic State, or ISIS, has shot down a Jordanian jet and captured its pilot. Will this undermine the kingdom’s bedrock role as an ally in the war?

The Sparkle Guns that Keep Military Air Transports Safe

Commercial airlines aren't the only planes under attack from shoulder-fired rockets and missiles these days, a number of slow-moving vehicles in the US Air Force have come under increased threat of being shot down. That's why the USAF is outfitting many of them with sparkling laser blasters to confound inbound threats. Read more...

New Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 Mystery Witness: Ukraine Fighter Jet Shot Down Plane, Pilot Named

A new mystery witness claims that Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was shot down not by a Russian ground-to-air missile, but by a Ukraine fighter jet — and the witness says he knows the pilot who pulled the trigger and even named him in the Russian media. Show More Summary

Taiwan launches its largest ever missile ship

Taiwan on Tuesday launched its largest ever missile ship Tuesday as the island strives to modernise its armed forces in response to a perceived threat from China. The 500-tonne corvette named ‘Tuo Chiang’ — ‘Tuo River’ — is the first […]

Third Borey-Class Strategic Nuclear Submarine Joins Russian Navy

Russia’s third Borey-class nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine, the Vladimir Monomakh, was officially inducted in the Russian Navy on Friday, the Sevmash shipyard reported. “The ceremony of raising the Russian Navy colors on the Vladimir Monomakh submarine on Friday, December 19, […]

Chinese man builds working electric car from wood

Chinese carpenter Liu Fulong spent four months this year building a fully operational, all-electric car out of wood! The car is armored, it features several missiles mounted to the sides and roof, and it’s road-worthy, too. The 48-year-old carpenter shelled

Picture China: Xi Meets Al-Sisi, White Tigers, Taiwan Warship

The day's China news in pictures: President Xi Jinping meets Egypt's leader in Beijing, rare cats emerge from quarantine in Chongqing, Taiwan unveils its first domestically-produced missile corvette and more.

The Taiwan Navy Just Unveiled A Stealth Missile Warship Dubbed The 'Carrier-Killer'

The Taiwan Navy unveiled its new self-designed stealth missile corvette in Ilan. The vessel has a wave-piercing twin-hull design which helps it to avoid radar detection. Produced by Devan Joseph. Video courtesy of Associated Press. Follow BI Video: On Twitter Join the conversation about this story »

China: Lines blur between nuclear and conventional warfighting

China recently tested its WU-14 hypersonic device, marking its third flight test this year. These tests have elicited analysis for their impact on Beijing's military capabilities, including their potential to break through missile defences. Chinese...Show More Summary

Maritime Denial and Land-Based Missiles, Revisited

Last month I wrote a bit about the idea that U.S. ground forces should field ‘area denial’ missile systems of their own to defend allies ’ frontline maritime territories as well as constrain potential adversaries’ wartime abilities to use adjacent waterspace and airspace. Show More Summary

Space Commanders lock missiles on Elite's Frontier Devs

Elite: Dangerous launches but offline mode rebels have gone guerilla Elite: Dangerous, the re-boot of the hit eighties space combat and trading game Elite, launched last week, but the biggest buzz in the wake of its arrival is from disgruntled fans who want a refund.…

Mateo Kovacic hit the you know what out of this volley

I'm not sure it's possible to hit a volley any harder. whoa. Whoa. Whoa! WHOA! It's really impressive that the goalkeeper's hands are still attached to his hands. It's tough to get your hands on a missile and still have them intact.

China Tests Nuclear ICBMs, US Analyst Warns "Arms Control Is Failing To Increase American Security"

China carried out a long-range missile flight test on Saturday using multiple, independently targetable reentry vehicles, or MIRVs, according to U.S. defense officials. As The Washington Free Beacon reports, the test of a new DF-41 missile,...Show More Summary

Air Force admits nuke flaws, but will fixes work?

Faced with one of its biggest challenges in years — repairing a troubled nuclear missile corps — the Air Force has taken an important first step by admitting, after years of denial, that its problems run deep and wide.

Air Force admits nuke flaws, but will fixes work?

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Faced with one of its biggest challenges in years — repairing a troubled nuclear missile corps — the Air Force has taken an important first step by admitting, after years of denial, that its problems run deep and wide.

What’s he texting in the bomb crater?

Israeli army tweets a photograph of a Palestinian missile in southern Israel. What, and who, is the officer in the crater texting?

US Army's High Energy Laser Mobile Demonstrator Getting 50 Kilowatt Laser Upgrade

The High Energy Laser Mobile Demonstrator or HEL MD is back in Huntsville after more than a year of testing at White Sands Missile Range’s High Energy Laser Systems Test Facility in New Mexico. The Space and Missile Defense Command/Armed...Show More Summary

The Most Dangerous Nuclear Threat No One Is Talking About

Zachary Keck Security, Nuclear Weapons, Forget North Korea and Iran. China and India's MIRVed missiles are the greatest nuclear threat today. While Iran and North Korea’s nuclear programs are all the rage these days, the most dangerous...Show More Summary

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