Category Hybrid War

5 Reasons The Army’s New Battlefield Networking Strategy Won’t Work

The 5 reasons: 1. The Army is making the problem too hard. 2. In tech development, past is prologue. 3. Commercial technologies are available to enemies. 4. The Army can’t keep up if it halts and pivots. 5. The Army never sticks with a plan.  5 Reasons The Army’s New Battlefield Networking Strategy Won’t Work By Loren Thompson, www.forbes.com View Original […]

Technology And The Future Of War

David Maxwell’s Comment:  A warning we must heed (It may come down to M4 rifles, 45 cal pistols, paper maps, and compasses): If the Chinese would be unwilling to attack the US satellite system by exploding a nuclear weapon in space, they have already proven to have other means at their disposal: namely, antisatellite missiles […]

An Expert On Warfare Examines Centuries Of Evolving Mayhem

Excerpts: Freedman is eclectically curious not merely about the predictions of generals, spooks and nuclear strategists, but also novelists, from Arthur Conan Doyle — who in 1914 wrote a prescient potboiler about German submarines sinking British civilian ships — to a chilling 1958 novel of nuclear annihilation that became the basis for Stanley Kubrick’s film […]

Deadly Outbreak Of Black Death Which Has Killed 165 In Madagascar May MUTATE And Become UNTREATABLE; Infectious Disease Experts Believe If The Disease Reaches Europe Or The U.S.  We Can Likely Contain It — But, Sooner Or Later………..

Deadly Outbreak Of Black Death Which Has Killed 165 In Madagascar May MUTATE And Become UNTREATABLE; Infectious Disease Experts Believe If The Disease Reaches Europe Or The U.S.  We Can Likely Contain It — But, Sooner Or Later………..    http://www.fortunascorner.com      Are we on the verge of the next global pandemic?  Stephen Matthews and Chris Pleasance […]

Trump Asks For Another $4B To ‘Detect, Defeat, & Defend’ Against North Korea

Trump asks for another $4bn to ‘detect, defeat, & defend’ against North Korea Published time: 7 Nov, 2017 05:03 Edited time: 7 Nov, 2017 08:13 Get short URL FILE PHOTO: A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor © Missile Defense Agency / Reuters AddThis Sharing Buttons Share to Facebook193Share to TwitterShare to RedditShare to […]

The Pentagon Is Quietly Developing A Next Generation Long-Range Air-To-Air Missile

  The Pentagon Is Quietly Developing A Next Generation Long-Range Air-To-Air Missile The possibility of a two-stage air-to-air missile design is intriguing to say the least. BY TYLER ROGOWAYNOVEMBER 2, 2017 ·      THE WAR ZONE ·      AIM-120 ·      AIM-120D ·      AIR TO AIR MISSILE ·      AMRAAM ·      CHINA ·      HIT-TO-KILL ·      LONG RANGE ENGAGEMENT WEAPON ·      LONG-RANGE ·      NEXT GENERATION AIR TO AIR MISSILE ·      RUSSIA […]

Containing Our Intelligence War With Russia

The comments highlighted in blue below is from/by Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell & his contact info is at the bottom of this page.  RCP David Maxwell’s Comment:  Somehow I think this would be a one way agreement.  We would certainly live up to our end of it but would the Russians?  I think not.  Trust […]

Russia Field-Tested Hybrid Warfare In Ukraine. Why That Matters For U.S.

Excerpts: After all, many Ukrainian citizens in eastern Ukraine can’t tell whether the artillery they are living under is fired from Ukrainian or Russian forces. And so long as they had access only to Russian television networks—which exclusively painted Ukrainian forces as the aggressor and, consequently, responsible for all civilian casualties—public opinion toward Ukraine’s central […]

U.S. Troops Were Reportedly Chasing A High-Value Target When They Were Ambushed In Niger

US troops were reportedly chasing a high-value target when they were ambushed in Niger By David Choi, www.businessinsider.com View Original October 24th, 2017 Nigerien service members in a multinational military exercise in Diffa, Niger, March 3, 2017. US Army The US Special Forces detachment that was ambushed in Niger was reportedly on a reconnaissance mission when it […]

The Special Ops Mission In Niger Was Routine And Common. Stop Politicizing It.

The Special Ops Mission in Niger Was Routine and Common. Stop Politicizing It. By Steven Bucci, dailysignal.com View Original October 23rd, 2017 A U.S. Special Forces trainer conducts a drill with a unit of the Sudan People’s Liberation Army.Photo by: Photo: Andreea Campeanu /Reuters/Newscom The loss of four special operations soldiers in Niger is a tragedy. We […]