Category Drones

U.S. Military Advantage Has Eroded, Study Says

https://www.sfgate.com/news/article/US-military-advantage-has-eroded-study-says-13390309.php U.S. Military Advantage Has Eroded, Study Says Paul Sonne and Shane Harris, The Washington Post  Published 9:16 pm PST, Tuesday, November 13, 2018 WASHINGTON – The United States has lost its military edge to a dangerous degree and could potentially lose a war against China or Russia, according to a report released Wednesday by a bipartisan […]

The Next Great War: By Graham Allison

Excerpts: Opinion | The Next Great War The Washington Post · by Graham Allison · November 9, 2018 Fallen leaves are seen on small crosses planted in the Field of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey in London. Nov. 7, 2018. (Toby Melville/Reuters) Graham Allison is the former director of Harvard’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and the […]

On Drones And Tactics: How Unmanned Platforms Will Change The Way The Infantry Fights

On Drones And Tactics: How Unmanned Platforms Will Change The Way The Infantry Fights Walker Mills | November 6, 2018 Suppression. Any infantryman will be familiar with this term. And for good reason. It’s a tried-and-tested feature of successful battlefield tactics. But what does it actually mean? The answer isn’t as clear as one might hope […]

Mattis Shares Threat Pictures Behind New National Defense Strategy

Mattis Shares Threat Pictures Behind New National Defense Strategy dod.defense.gov · October 31, 2018 Defense Secretary James N. Mattis shared the thinking behind the new National Defense Strategy during a discussion at the United States Institute of Peace in Washington yesterday. Defense Secretary James N. Mattis speaks at the United States Institute of Peace, in a […]

How The U.S. Forced China To Quit Stealing — Using A Chinese Spy; But, Has China Already Placed Digital Landmines Inside U.S. Weaponry And Critical Infrastructure?

How The U.S. Forced China To Quit Stealing — Using A Chinese Spy; But, Has China Already Placed Digital Landmines Inside U.S. Weaponry And Critical Infrastructure? http://www.fortunascorner.com     The title above comes from Garrett Grafe’s October 11, 2018 article, posted to the cyber and technology website, WIRED.com. As has been well-documented and reported, Mr. Grafe writes that “China has become […]

China’s New Spy Satellite Will Use LASERS To Light Up The Ocean And Spot Submarines Up To 1,600 Feet Below The Surface

China’s New Spy Satellite Will Use LASERS To Light Up The Ocean And Spot Submarines Up To 1,600 Feet Below The Surface http://www.fortunascorner.com      The title above is from Phoebe Weston’s October 1, 2018 article she posted to the DailyMail.com. She writes that “China’s new spy satellite, ‘Project Guanlan,’  could use lasers to spot submarines up to […]

CSPAN Discussion On Spies, Their Tradecraft And Foibles; And Perhaps The Greatest Spy Writer Ever — David Cornwell, Alias…John le Carre

CSPAN Discussion On Spies, Their Tradecraft And Foibles; And Perhaps The Greatest Spy Writer Ever — David Cornwell, Alias…John le Carre www.fortunascorner.com The National Book Festival was recently held at the Washington Convention Center, Washington D.C., and the topic was about spying, spies, and John le Carre. This was the eighteenth annual such convention, with John Haskel […]

SOCOM Is Asking To See All Kinds Of Drones, Some For Delivering Blood To The Battlefield

SOCOM Is Asking To See All Kinds Of Drones, Some For Delivering Blood To The Battlefield www.tampabay.comView OriginalSeptember 4th, 2018 On a far-flung battlefield, 100 miles from the nearest treatment center, a Navy corpsman signals for a small drone to bring life-saving blood to a wounded commando. Meanwhile, a tiny drone shaped like a bug […]

Special Ops Command To Hold Flyoff Of Tiny Drones

Special Ops Command To Hold Flyoff Of Tiny Drones breakingdefense.com · by Paul McLeary A young Marine reaches out for a hand-launched drone. WASHINGTON: Special Operations Command is asking drone makers to bring a slew of new technologies down to Florida in November to assess a range of novel gear, and they’re particularly interested in tiny drones: […]

What’s In The New NDAA

David Maxwell Wrote: “A fairly comprehensive treatment (of a document that I am sure could be a thousand pages).Korea highlights:” What’s in the New NDAA By Scott R. Anderson, www.lawfareblog.comView OriginalAugust 14th, 2018 President Donald Trump signed the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2019 into law on Monday afternoon, at an event at Fort […]