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Update on Russian Explosion

| August 13, 2019 | 31 Comments
Update on Russian Explosion

From the Times of Israel comes this update on what happened in northern Russia on August 8th:  https://www.timesofisrael.com/radiation-spiked-up-to-16-times-normal-after-russian-nuclear-missile-blast/ From the article:  Unnamed intelligence sources told The New York Times that they believed the explosion involved a prototype missile known in NATO circles as the SSC-X-9 Skyfall, which could theoretically reach anywhere on the planet. Russian President […]

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North Korea Conducts Second Missile Launch in Less than a Week

| July 31, 2019 | 8 Comments
North Korea Conducts Second Missile Launch in Less than a Week

The rogue Communist government of North Korea fired two missiles east into the Sea of Japan early Wednesday local time, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) confirmed. North Korea conducted its second weapons test in less than a week Wednesday, firing two short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast. Observers say the move was […]

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Tactical Nukes

| July 10, 2019 | 27 Comments
Tactical Nukes

The Pentagon is really going retro now.  The artwork at the head of the article is so 1950s comics. And this article tells us that the Five Sided Chinese checkers building is considering reviving an old proposed weapons system. https://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-military/2019/07/10/blast-from-the-past-the-pentagons-updated-war-plan-for-tactical-nukes/ From the article: The first sign of a 21st Century nuclear war might be command […]

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Same Old, Same Old

| June 3, 2019 | 16 Comments
Same Old, Same Old

His Wholliness Kim Jong-Un From NDTV in India, comes this news:  https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/north-korea-executed-5-officials-after-failed-trump-summit-report-2045791 The Norks executed 5 officials, including members of the military, after Fatty Kim da T’ird was displeased with their failure to get what His Stoutieness wanted. Back to their old tricks, they are.  https://www.foxnews.com/world/north-korea-executes-5-officials-over-failed-kim-trump-summit-south-korean-media North Korea has executed five officials for their part in the […]

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Eric Swalwell Pushes Jail Time for Americans Who Won’t Hand over ‘Assault Weapons’

| April 16, 2019 | 32 Comments
Eric Swalwell Pushes Jail Time for Americans Who Won’t Hand over ‘Assault Weapons’

Remember our pal Eric, a Democrat Congress-Critter from California? His claim to fame, other then being Eric Swalwell, was to suggest on a tweet last Autumn, responding to a gun rights enthusiast who said the Democrats’ proposal to confiscate or buy semi-automatic rifles would result in “war” due to resistance from the gun owners. Eric […]

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Missile Defense System Takes out Test ICBM Threat

| March 27, 2019 | 17 Comments
Missile Defense System Takes out Test ICBM Threat

The Missile Defense Agency recently conducted a test of the missile defense system. This test required two Ground-Based Interceptors against a target that served as the ICBM threat. The first hit the target, then the second scanned the results and hit the next biggest target. From Defense News: In the Monday test, the lead GBI […]

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The Russians Now Have a Hypersonic Missile

| December 26, 2018 | 26 Comments
The Russians Now Have a Hypersonic Missile

I’m only posting this now, because Vlad Putin is Russian Orthodox and the Orthodox Church doesn’t celebrate Christmas until January. And that’s getting close. Vlad is pawing the ground and snorting. He can now claim a successful launch of a hypersonic missile (a/k/a  a glide vehicle, per the story) as his ultimate answer to the […]

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Nuke Nerd Alert!

| November 17, 2018 | 30 Comments
Nuke Nerd Alert!

It seems that Vlad Putin is taking a stab at using nuclear-powered rockets to send stuff to Mars. Now, considering that rocket propulsion systems require a “push” to reach delta V (escape velocity, as shown in the Soyuz MS-10 photo), it is not clear exactly how the Russians intend to produce that effect. It’s not […]

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