Russian frigate successfully test-launches Tsirkon hypersonic missile in White Sea

MOSCOW, November 26. /TASS/. The Northern Fleet’s frigate Admiral Gorshkov successfully test-launched a Tsirkon hypersonic missile from the White Sea against a target in the Barents Sea, Russia’s Defense Ministry announced on Thursday. “The Project 22350 lead frigate Admiral of…

Russian frigate successfully test-launches Tsirkon hypersonic missile in White Sea

MOSCOW, November 26. /TASS/. The Northern Fleet’s frigate Admiral Gorshkov successfully test-launched a Tsirkon hypersonic missile from the White Sea against a target in the Barents Sea, Russia’s Defense Ministry announced on Thursday. “The Project 22350 lead frigate Admiral of…

Russian aerospace forces successfully test launch new ballistic air defense missile

MOSCOW, November 26. /TASS/. Russia’s aerospace forces conducted another successful tests of a new ballistic missile of the Russian missile defense system at the Sary-Shagan firing range in Kazakhstan, the Russian defense ministry said on Thursday. “An operational crew of…

Russian aerospace forces successfully test launch new ballistic air defense missile

MOSCOW, November 26. /TASS/. Russia’s aerospace forces conducted another successful tests of a new ballistic missile of the Russian missile defense system at the Sary-Shagan firing range in Kazakhstan, the Russian defense ministry said on Thursday. “An operational crew of…

The Army Still Loves the M249 Squad Weapon: What Will Replace It?

Here’s What You Need to Remember: The M249 is not a particularly accurate weapon, accurate to only twelve minutes of angle (MOA). In other words, at 100 yards a burst from an M249 could be expected to place rounds with twelve…

Thanks to DARPA, Air Force F-35s Could Soon Have Drone Copilots

Here’s What You Need to Remember: While computer processing speed and algorithms continue to evolve at an alarming pace, it still remains difficult to engineer a machine able to make more subjective determinations or respond quickly to a host of interwoven,…

100 Years of War: Meet the Old Mosin Rifle (Russia’s Best Gun Ever?)

Key point: This rifle was used by the Czar’s Armies and later by insurgents against the Soviet Army in Afghanistan. This weapon is rugged and passed the test of time. One of the most widely used weapons of the twentieth century…

The Army Still Loves the M249 Squad Weapon: What Will Replace It?

Here’s What You Need to Remember: The M249 is not a particularly accurate weapon, accurate to only twelve minutes of angle (MOA). In other words, at 100 yards a burst from an M249 could be expected to place rounds with twelve…

A 1976 Battle Over a Disputed Tree Almost Started the Second Korean War

Here’s What You Need to Remember: Perhaps North Korea believed the “imperialists” were so exhausted from the Vietnam War that they wouldn’t dare go to war in Korea. Perhaps North Korea reckoned that it could get away with killing U.S. soldiers…

America’s Skipjack-class Submarines Were Once World’s Fastest

Here’s What You Need to Remember: The Skipjack class was an example of how innovative new technologies can combine to produce a weapons system with vastly improved characteristics. The design was so successful that it provided a basis for future submarines,…