Category Drones

Mercenaries Killed In Syria Were Part Of Russian-Backed Hybrid Force

Mercenaries Killed in Syria Were Part of Russian-Backed Hybrid Force By Bill Gertz, freebeacon.com View Original February 15th, 2018 President Vladimir Putin / Getty Images Dozens of Russian mercenaries killed in a U.S. airstrike in Syria last week were part of a secret Kremlin-backed private military company, according to U.S. and Ukrainian officials. The dead fighters worked […]

What Syria Reveals About The Future Of War

As David Maxwell said: “A sober assessment.”   Conclusion: So this is what the Syrian war suggests about future conflicts: They will be intricately complex; they will involve conflict-specific configurations of participants; there will be no humanitarian intervention to stop them; and the United Nations will be a nonfactor. But that isn’t all. It gets […]

The Threat To Air-Gapped/Stand-Alone Computers/Networks Is Getting Worse

Mind The Gap:  This Researcher Steals Data With Noise, Light, And Magnets www.fortunascorner.com      The title above is from an article by Andy Greenberg that was posted on the February 7, 2018 edition of the technology and security website, WIRED.com.  Anyone who is familiar with my blog is well aware that cyber thieves and other digital […]

Russia By Cyber, North Korea By Nuke: A New Batch Of Grim Warnings From U.S. Intel

Russia by Cyber, North Korea by Nuke: A New Batch of Grim Warnings from US Intel thecipherbrief.com · by | The Cipher Brief Staff · February 14, 2018 Questioning on Russian election interference and how the Trump White House handles staff clearances dominated the worldwide threat hearing Tuesday, as the Senate intelligence committee grilled leaders of the FBI, […]

Star Shadow: Another Chinese Flying Drone With Flying Wing

HTTP://WWW.EASTPENDULUM.COM/STAR-SHADOW-DRONE-DATTAQUE-CHINOIS-A-AILE-VOLANTEHTTP://WWW.EASTPENDULUM  STAR SHADOW: ANOTHER CHINESE FLYING DRONE WITH FLYING WING BY HENRI KENHMANN  2018-02-08 After the first successful flight of its  AT-200 , the largest cargo drone in the world with a carrying capacity of 1,500 kg, the Chinese UAS manufacturer Star UAS (朗 星 无人机 系统 有限公司) has once again Talking about him at the Singapore Airshow 2018, currently at […]

‘Designed To Kill’: ‘Nightmare Weapon’s Terrifying Power; Russian Blueprints For An Unmanned Underwater Nuclear Drone

‘DESIGNED TO KILL’: Nightmare weapon’s terrifying power 16th Jan 2018 9:36 AM Russian blueprints for an unmanned underwater nuclear drone. Use this content by James Law THE Pentagon has confirmed that Russia has developed an unmanned underwater nuclear drone that has the potential to devastate US ports and harbours, according to a leaked government report. […]

Here’s What War With North Korea Would Look Like

There is a 6 minute video that accompanies this article at this link: https://www.vox.com/world/2018/2/7/16974772/north-korea-war-trump-kim-nuclear-weapon Here’s what war with North Korea would look like By Yochi Dreazen, www.vox.com View Original February 7th, 2018 Late last September, I moderated a discussion about North Korea with retired Navy Adm. James Stavridis, whose 37-year military career included a stint running NATO, and […]

Russia Boasts Of Using 215 New Weapons Systems In Syria Civil War Served As Kremlin Testing Ground

http://warisboring.com/russia-boasts-of-using-215-new-weapon-systems-in-syria/?mc_cid=f3487b7747&mc_eid=57c33d2922 Russia Boasts of Using 215 New Weapons Systems in Syria Civil war served as Kremlin testing ground WIB FRONT February 1, 2018 Dave Majumdar Russian Pres. Vladimir Putin praised the performance of the Russian military and its hardware during the Kremlin’s campaign in Syria, but stressed that Moscow has to fix problems that were brought […]

National Security Expert To Congress: U.S. Not Ready For Warfare’s Future

Excerpts: “The steps necessary to counter these threats are clear. Increase investment in long-range strikes, stealthy uninhabited aircraft to hunt mobile targets, advanced munitions, electronic warfare, and undersea strikes,” said Paul Scharre, a senior fellow and director at the Center for a New American Security’s Technology and National Security Program. He testified at a House […]

The Reviews Are In: Here’s What Experts Are Saying About Jim Mattis’ New Strategy

The reviews are in: Here’s what experts are saying about Jim Mattis’ new strategy Washington Examiner · by Politics · January 19, 2018 Defense Secretary Jim Mattis released the new National Defense Strategy on Friday, a mostly classified document with a public portion that moves away from anti-terrorism as the top mission and focuses on peer competitors Russia and China. […]