Monthly Archives: October 2016

Russia Could Get Hyperssonic Weapons By The Early 2020s; New Aircraft Carrier ‘Killer’ Missile

http://rbth.com/defence/2016/09/27/russia-could-get-hypersonic-weapons-by-early-2020s_633689 ·         ENGLISH Russia Could Get Hyperssonic Weapons By The Early 2020s September 27, 2016 NIKOLAI LITOVKIN, RBTH Russian missiles will be able to develop speeds of almost 4,000 mph by the 2020s. The new technology is based on the systems used in the warheads of the Yars and Rubezh strategic missiles.   RBTH DAILY, MISSILES,DEFENSE RS-24 Yars […]

Booz Allen Contractor Who Worked For NSA ‘Stole Numerous Names Of Undercover Spies Abroad, As Well As Sensitive Intelligence Operational Details — Sources And Methods — Used To Penetrate/Breach Foreign Targets

Booz Allen Contractor Who Worked For NSA ‘Stole Numerous Names Of Undercover Spies Abroad, As Well As Sensitive Intelligence Operational Details — Sources And Methods — Used To Penetrate/Breach Foreign Targets https://fortunascorner.com      Various news outlets this morning are reporting that Harold Thomas Martin, the former Booz Allen Contractor who worked for the National […]

Iraq’s Grim Prospects Post ISIL

Iraq’s Grim Prospects Post ISIL thecipherbrief.com · October 28, 2016 October 28, 2016 | Daveed Gartenstein-Ross and Sterling Jensen Daveed Gartenstein-Ross Senior Fellow, Foundation for Defense of Democracies Sterling Jensen Assistant Professor, UAE National Defense College In the coming months, and possibly weeks, the Iraqi Security Forces, with the help of a diverse group of fighters spanning the […]

Outmatching Chinese Strategy Requires Bold New U.S. Thinking

The full 28 page report from Col Drohan can be downloaded here:  https://csis-prod.s3.amazonaws.com/s3fs-public/publication/issuesinsights_vol16no17.pdf ——- Forwarded message ———- From: PacNet Newsletter <PacNet@pacforum.org> Date: Thu, Oct 27, 2016 at 5:09 PM Subject: PacNet #78 – Outmatching Chinese Strategy Requires Bold New U.S. Thinking   Colonel Tom Drohan (Thomas.Drohan@usafa.edu) is the permanent professor and head of the military & strategic […]

Booz Allen Hires Former FBI Director To Conduct Security Review

Booz Allen Hires Former FBI Director To Conduct Security Review The Washington Post · by Christian Davenport · October 27, 2016 Booz Allen Hamilton said Thursday that it has hired Robert Mueller, a former FBI director, to conduct a review of the firm’s security processes after one of its employees was charged with stealing huge amounts of classified […]

3 Factors For The U.S. To Consider In Assessing Iran’s Role In Yemen Attacks

3 FACTORS FOR THE U.S. TO CONSIDER IN ASSESSING IRAN’S ROLE IN YEMEN ATTACKS By Michael Singh Wall Street Journal  October 26, 2016 Read this article on our website. Publicly blaming Tehran for the recent missile strikes would be a serious matter, so U.S. officials need to go through several preparatory steps before deciding whether […]

Chinese Spies Stole Pentagon Secrets Beijing’s Human, Technical Spying Increasing And Poses Serious Threat

Report: Chinese Spies Stole Pentagon Secrets Beijing’s Human, Technical Spying Increasing And Poses Serious Threat Share Tweet Email President Barack Obama walks past Chinese President Xi Jinping / AP BY: Bill Gertz October 27, 2016 4:59 am Chinese spies repeatedly infiltrated U.S. national security agencies, including official email accounts, and stole U.S. secrets on Pentagon […]

Emails Show High-Level Putin Aide Kept Contact With Separatists In Ukraine

Emails Show High-Level Putin Aide Kept Contact With Separatists In Ukraine Hacked messages confirm link between Kremlin and separatists as Ukraine conflict erupted Share Tweet Email Russian leader Vladimir Putin, right, speaks to aide Vladislav Surkov / AP BY: Morgan Chalfant October 27, 2016 5:00 am Hacked emails connected to a top aide of Russian President […]

Russia Fires Its Radical Hypersonic ‘Super Nuke’ Warhead: Prototype Of Mysterious ‘Object 4202’ Blasted Off On Top Of A Ballistic Missile

Russia Fires Its Radical Hypersonic ‘Super Nuke’ Warhead: Prototype Of Mysterious ‘Object 4202’ Blasted Off On Top Of A Ballistic Missile RS-18 ballistic missile launched on tuesday believed to carry warhead ‘object 4202’ also known as the Aeroballistic Hypersonic Warhead  Missile can change direction during approach to a target at high speed This allows it […]

The Verdict Is In: The U.S. Navy Needs to Get Bigger (And Needs More Submarines)

Missing from the article is any discussion of undersea drones who in the future will fight in swarms/packs.  Stealth also an issue.  RCP The Verdict Is In: The U.S. Navy Needs to Get Bigger (And Needs More Submarines) Dave Majumdar October 26, 2016 TweetShareShare The U.S. Navy will submit three Congressionally mandated force structure assessments […]