Zachary Keck Security, Americas China and Russia are building new drones that America needs to worry about. Both China and Russia appear to be building unmanned aerial vehicles designed to negate America’s advantages in stealth aircraft. Earlier...Show More Summary
Zachary Keck Security, Asia The DF-41 is the most dangerous nuclear weapon in China's arsenal. China conducted a flight test of its new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) this month. This week, Bill Gertz reported that earlier...Show More Summary
Police have arrested a 51-year-old father and his 26-year-old girlfriend after a six-year-old boy was left in a car alone so the pair could finish a dinner date together. The couple, Aric Keck and Jacqueline Tabb, went to eat a nice meal at Kona Grill in Alpharetta, Georgia, bringing along Keck’s six-year-old son. Show More Summary
Zachary Keck Security, Americas John Kasich wants America to build up to 15 aircraft carriers. Republican presidential hopeful and Ohio Governor John Kasich says the United States should build five more aircraft carriers. Speaking at...Show More Summary
Zachary Keck Security, Middle East The U.S. Navy may have a solution to the Iranian speedboat problem. The U.S. Navy appears to have a new low-cost plan to counter Iran’s fleet of speedboats. As part of its asymmetric naval doctrine, Iran has amassed a fleet of Fast Inshore Attack Craft (FIAC) and speedboats equipped with anti-ship cruise missiles. Show More Summary
Zachary Keck Security, Asia This month, Chinese citizens began posting pictures of a new Transporter Erector Launch (TEL) vehicle seen driving on the streets of China. China has built a massive new mobile missile launcher likely intended...Show More Summary
Zachary Keck Security, Americas That was the message Vice Admiral Mike Shoemaker, commander of Naval Air Forces, sought to deliver this week. Despite the proliferation of precision-guided ballistic and cruise missiles, aircraft carriers...Show More Summary
Zachary Keck Security, Middle East Saudi Arabia's top diplomat says the Kingdom is interested in the Russian-made Iskander missile systems. Saudi Arabia wants to buy a short-range ballistic missile system from Russia, the Kingdom’s top...Show More Summary
Zachary Keck Security, Asia The U.S. sent three B-2 bombers to Andersen Air Force Base in Guam. The United States sent three of its most advanced bombers to the Guam base this week, according to the U.S. Air Force. In a press release published on its website on Monday, U.S. Show More Summary
Using the W. M. Keck Observatory in Hawaii, a group of astronomers of the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy have discovered the first quadruple quasar: four rare active black holes situated in close proximity to one another. The quartet resides...
Zachary Keck Security, Middle East The Russian Navy has sent two Russian warships—the Volgodonsk and Makhachkala—to the Anzali port in northern Iran. Two Russian warships are making a port call to Iran, according to local media outlets. The...Show More Summary
As astronomers peer further into the cosmos, they also look further into the past. As researchers with the Keck Observatory identify the most distant galaxy ever observed, they also get humanity’s best look at the early universe.
Zachary Keck Security, Asia The LRASM and the Tomahawk Block IV will compete to be America's next top anti-ship missile. This week the U.S. Navy detailed its plans to rectify the advantage China holds in the area of sophisticated anti-ship missiles. Starting in fiscal year 2017, the U.S. Show More Summary
Zachary Keck Security, Asia China didn't stop its reclamation project, it merely completed phase 1. China has not halted work on its reclamation project in the South China Sea, despite reports to the contrary. On Wednesday, Reuters and...Show More Summary
Zachary Keck Security, Middle East Numerous reports claim that China intends to sell Iran the J-10. China is reportedly prepared to sell Iran some of its J-10 multi-role fighter jets. Over the last week, a number of sources have reported...Show More Summary
Zachary Keck Security, Asia The USS Chicago is making a port call in Subic Bay. One of America’s most advanced submarines began a port call in the Philippines on Monday. According to the U.S. embassy in the Philippines, the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Chicago (SSN 721) made a port call in Subic Bay, Philippines on Monday. Show More Summary
Zachary Keck Security, Americas The U.S. military is holding its annual Black Dart drill in California. The U.S. military is holding a two-week anti drone drill, according to numerous media reports. From July 26 through August 7, the U.S. Show More Summary
Zachary Keck Security, Asia The 700-meter dock is twice as long as American aircraft carrier docks. China has built the world’s largest aircraft carrier dock in its naval base in the South China Sea. This week the Canadian-based Asian...Show More Summary
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and the W.M. Keck Observatory in Hawaii have made independent confirmations of an exoplanet orbiting far from its central star. The planet was discovered through a technique called gravitational microlensing. This finding opens a new piece...
Zachary Keck Security, Asia China has all but confirmed it is building a homegrown aircraft carrier. China has all but confirmed that it is building an indigenous aircraft carrier, and that it may even be a nuclear-powered one. On Thursday,...Show More Summary