Category Unmanned aerial systems

Former Secretary Of Defense Carter Outlines The Future Of Warfare

Concluding Q&A: At heart, you’re a scientist. What is your advice to all the scientists concerned about the direction this White House is taking the country? Again, it’s very early. It’s very difficult to discern what the direction is. I’d encourage people to keep heart and to remember that we’ve been around for 241 years […]

China Gains On The U.S. In The Artificial Intelligence Arms Race; Immediate Action Needed To Counter Enemy AI Advances; AI & The Future Of War

China Gains On The U.S. In The Artificial Intelligence Arms Race; Immediate Action Needed To Counter Enemy AI Advances; AI & The Future Of War   http://www.fortunascorner.com        John Markoff and Matthew Rosenberg had an article on the February 3, 2017 website of the New York Times, with the title above. Their article […]

Just A Quick Point On The Yemen Mission & Operating Targeted Drone Operations Out Of Djibouti

Just A Quick Point On The Yemen Mission & Operating Targeted Drone Operations Out Of Djibouti http://www.fortunascorner.com      It is certainly no secret that the U.S. military is operating drone operations out of Djibouti — so, the U.S. presence there is and no doubt has been on the terrorist radar screen. But, with the […]

SECDEF Mattis May Need To Imitate Former SECDEF Bob Gates; And Tell These Defense Officials To ‘Shut the f… up!” Were The Operational Details Of The U.S. Special Forces Raid In Yemen Leaked? al-Qaeda Fighters In Yemen, Were Heavily Armed & ‘Knew U.S. Troops Were Coming’

SECDEF Mattis May Need To Imitate Former SECDEF Bob Gates; And Tell These Defense Officials To ‘Shut the f… up!” Were The Operational Details Of The U.S. Special Forces Raid In Yemen Leaked?  al-Qaeda Fighters In Yemen, Were Heavily Armed & ‘Knew U.S. Troops Were Coming’    www.fortunascorner.com       That’s the question Abigail […]

Papers Offer A Peek At ISIS’ Drones, Lethal And Largely Off-The-Shelf

Papers Offer A Peek At ISIS’ Drones, Lethal And Largely Off-The-Shelf The New York Times · by ERIC SCHMITT · January 31, 2017 Members of American Special Operations inspected a drone in Mosul, Iraq, in January. The craft had been used by Islamic State militants to drop explosives on government forces. Muhammad Hamed/Reuters WASHINGTON – The standardized four-page checklist […]

The Islamic State’s Drone Documents: Management, Acquisitions, & DIY Tradecraft

CTC Perspectives – The Islamic State’s Drone Documents: Management, Acquisitions, and DIY Tradecraft ctc.usma.edu January 31, 2017 Author(s): Don Rassler, Muhammad al-`Ubaydi, Vera Mironova Much has been made of the Islamic State drone threat ever since the group killed two Kurdish soldiers in October 2016 with a bomb hidden within one of its drones that […]

Meet China’s Sharp Sword, A Stealth Attack Drone That Can Likely Carry 2 Tons Of Bombs; Swarms, Miniature & Micro Drones, Aircraft Carrier’s At The Edge Of Space Opening Their Bay Doors ‘To Let Lose The Drones Of War, And So On, Are Coming…..To A Battlefield Near You

Meet China’s Sharp Sword, A Stealth Attack Drone That Can Likely Carry 2 Tons Of Bombs;  Swarms, Miniature & Micro Drones, Aircraft Carrier’s At The Edge Of Space Opening Their Bay Doors ‘To Let Lose The Drones Of War, And So On, Are Coming…..To A Battlefield Near You   http://www.fortunascorner.com        Jeffrey Lin […]

Why The United States Is Losing Its Technological Edge

Why The United States Is Losing Its Technological Edge The Department of Defense needs to completely overhaul its approach to technology strategy, injecting free market principles to keep pace with technological change. Ben FitzGerald January 16, 2017 TweetShareShare Earlier this month, President-elect Donald Trump drew headlines for his criticism of two major defense programs, the […]

The Brains Of The Operation: ‘The Projects of Skunkworks: 75 Years of Lockheed Martin’s Advanced Development Programs’

The Brains Of The Operation Review: Steve Pace, ‘The Projects of Skunkworks: 75 Years of Lockheed Martin’s Advanced Development Programs’ Share Tweet Email A P-38 Lightning and F-22 Raptor / USAF photo by Josh Plueger BY: Tom Rogan Follow @TomRtweets January 1, 2017 5:00 am In 1937, the Army Air Corps “called for a twin-engine interceptor […]

Newly Released China White Paper On Space Shows Beijing’s Ambition To Take The Pole Position For Lunar & Deep Space Exploration — Landing On Dark Side Of Moon Planned For 2018

Newly Released China White Paper On Space Shows Beijing’s Ambition To Take The Pole Position For Lunar & Deep Space Exploration — Landing On Dark Side Of Moon Planned For 2018   www.fortunascorner.com         China’s Information Office of the State Council on Tuesday, December 27, 2016,  released a 2016 White Paper on […]