Category Air Force

North Korea’s Secret Weapon: A Huge Electromagnetic Storm

North Korea’s Secret Weapon: A Huge Electromagnetic Storm By James Stavridis, www.bloomberg.com View Original April 25th, 2018 Something up his sleeve?Photo by: Source: AFP/Getty Images The diplomatic circuit is awash in optimism as the proposed summitbetween North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump draws near. Indeed, Trump is right to go to the table with […]

Russia Claims It Has A U.S. Tomahawk Cruise Missile And Will Use It To Improve Its Own Weapons

Russia claims it has a US Tomahawk cruise missile and will use it to improve its own weapons By Holly Ellyatt | @hollyellyatt, www.cnbc.com View Original April 25th, 2018 Matthew Daniels/U.S. Navy via Getty Images Russia has gotten its hands on an U.S. Tomahawk cruise missile and it’s going to study it to improve its own weapon […]

Virtual War And Weapons Of Mass Deception – Modern War Institute

A cautionary conclusion.  Will we heed these words? Sixteenth-century Dutch scholar Desiderius Erasmus noted that “Prevention is better than cure.” Enemies of the United States continue to probe our virtual defenses. Our rivals are building the plans to attack and win in Virtual War so that they can avoid US military overmatch capabilities in physical […]

Israel Pulls Fighter Jets From Joint Military Exercise With U.S. In Alaska — As Tensions With Iran Escalate

Israel Pulls Fighter Jets From Joint Military Exercise With U.S. In Alaska — As Tensions With Iran Escalate http://www.fortunascorner.com      The Jerusalem Post is reporting today (April 22, 2018) that Israel has decided not to send its F-15 fighter jets to Alaska – April 26 – May 11 – to participate in the joint […]

A Shadowy War’s Newest Front: A Drone Base Rising From Saharan Dust

Excerpts: Later this summer, workers will lay five inches of asphalt atop the rock bed. In all, commanders say they will pave some 39 acres of airfield. While built mainly for the Reaper drones, the runway and adjoining taxiways and ramps must be able to handle much heavier C-17 cargo planes. Three huge hangars capped […]

Clandestine Cold War Unit Honored At Fort Bragg

Special Forces Berlin: Clandestine Cold War Operations of the US Army’s Elite 1956-1990 by James Stejskal. Available at Amazon here. David Maxwell’s review, “DET-A”: Applied Unconventional Warfare In Berlin and Beyond in the Cold War, is here. Clandestine Cold War unit honored at Fort Bragg fayobserver.com · by Drew Brooks http://www.fayobserver.com/news/20180416/clandestine-cold-war-unit-honored-at-fort-bragg Drew Brooks Military editor @DrewBrooksNot quite a year after the Berlin […]

Operational-Level Strikes Finally Enforce Obama’s Red Line | National Review

Operational-Level Strikes Finally Enforce Obama’s Red Line | National Review National Review Online · by Lauren Fish · April 16, 2018 A Syrian firefighter is seen inside the destroyed Scientific Research Centre in Damascus, Syria, April 14, 2018. (Omar Sanadiki/Reuters)Plenty of future challenges remain, in Syria and elsewhere around the globe. But Friday’s strikes are victory worth celebrating.By all […]

Pentagon Acknowledges U.S. Contractor Presence In Syria For First Time

Excerpts:   Unlike the Russians, however, the US contractors are mostly focused on supporting the 2,000 US troops in Syria by delivering hot meals, gasoline and other supplies. More than 30% of them support logistics and maintenance, according to the quarterly Pentagon report, and another 27% help with support and construction of US military outposts […]

Pentagon Officials Describe Syria Strikes, Hope Assad Gets Message

e Pentagon Officials Describe Syria Strikes, Hope Assad Gets Message By Jim Garamone DoD News, Defense Media Activity 2 PRINT  |  E-MAIL  |  CONTACT AUTHOR WASHINGTON, April 14, 2018 —The Syrian regime killed at least 45 people and sickened hundreds of others in a chemical weapons attack on Douma, Syria, April 7, and on April 13, U.S., British and French […]

Statement By Secretary Of Defense James N. Mattis: Strike On Syria

  Statement by Secretary James N. Mattis on Syria 04/13/2018 09:18 PM CDT IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. NR-113-18 April 13, 2018 Statement by Secretary James N. Mattis on Syria Good evening. As the world knows, the Syrian people have suffered terribly under the prolonged brutality of the Assad regime. On April 7th, the regime decided to […]