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Biden signs 10-year security pact with Zelenskyy

| June 14, 2024 | 19 Comments
Biden signs 10-year security pact with Zelenskyy

Joe Biden signed a 10-year security pact with Ukraine’s president, Volodymyr Zelenskyy. This deal provides Ukraine with weapons and ammunition and paves the way for continued training for Ukrainian troops. This is not inclusive. However, this agreement is not a treaty, and may negatively be impacted by either Donald Trump’s re-election or a divided Congress. […]

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Joe Biden approves Ukraine’s using US rounds to strike Russian territory

| June 1, 2024 | 42 Comments
Joe Biden approves Ukraine’s using US rounds to strike Russian territory

US aid to Ukraine came with an important requirement. None of the weapons that the U.S. provided to Ukraine were to be used to strike targets on Russian Federation territory. However, Russia’s push towards Kharkiv left the Ukrainians with the inability to deal with this threat without using western rounds to strike targets within Russia. […]

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Old Man’s War

| May 31, 2024 | 8 Comments
Old Man’s War

If you haven’t had the pleasure yet, give Scalzi’s Old Man’s War a read. It’s military science fiction in the vein of Heinlein’s Starship Troopers. Set in a relatively near future, Old Man’s War starts with a group of octogenarians who have all volunteered for military service. In space. Earth in the future is much like Earth in the […]

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Without a Navy, Ukraine Halts the Black Sea Fleet

| May 23, 2024 | 42 Comments
Without a Navy, Ukraine Halts the Black Sea Fleet

Artificial Reef Ukraine has devastated Russia’s Black Sea Fleet without even having a real navy. These are the Russian warships Ukraine has taken out. Lauren Frias In over two years, Ukrainian forces have devastated Russia’s Black Sea fleet. In lieu of warships, Ukraine uses unmanned drones and anti-ship missiles to thwart Russia’s navy. The barrage […]

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Joint Chiefs of Staff-Matter of time before NATO trainers sent to Ukraine

| May 18, 2024 | 41 Comments
Joint Chiefs of Staff-Matter of time before NATO trainers sent to Ukraine

The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Charles Brown, said that it was a matter of time before we see NATO military trainers in Ukraine. This claim comes from the New York Times. Ukrainian officials have reached out to their NATO counterparts with a request to train 150,000 new recruits. They want this […]

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Aerial drones with machine guns used in combat

| May 9, 2024 | 12 Comments
Aerial drones with machine guns used in combat

The Ukrainians and the Russians have found novel ways to deal with not having constant air superiority. Without air cover, both sides need to rely on armor, artillery, and traditional tactics. However, with 21st-century technologies, unrestricted warfare methods are also being utilized. The Ukrainians recently mounted machine guns to octocopter drones and used these drones […]

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French President Emmanuel Macron sticks with the idea of sending troops to Ukraine

| May 4, 2024 | 24 Comments
French President Emmanuel Macron sticks with the idea of sending troops to Ukraine

Emmanuel Macron continues to entertain the idea of sending French troops to Ukraine. In an interview, he stated that he was not ruling anything out given the actions taken by Vladimir Putin and by Russia. He described Russia as a power of regional destabilization and declared that Russia cannot win in Ukraine. From Breitbart: French […]

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Joe Biden signs $95 billion military aid package

| April 26, 2024 | 27 Comments
Joe Biden signs $95 billion military aid package

Congress came up with the votes needed to pass a foreign aid military package and send it to Joe Biden’s desk. This foreign aid package benefits Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan. Biden declared his intent to make this aid available within hours. He also reiterated his strong support for Israel, describing it as “ironclad.” He also […]

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