Category hypersonic weapons

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 […]

China Fires Up Advanced Hypersonic Missile Challenge To U.S. Defences

News›China›Diplomacy & Defence China military Military reform China fires up advanced hypersonic missile challenge to US defences New warhead glide technology could one day be used to take out controversial THAAD anti-missile system, military analyst says PUBLISHED : Monday, 01 January, 2018, 9:30pm UPDATED : Tuesday, 02 January, 2018, 10:34am Comments: 119  Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com 1 […]

36 Black Swans, Gray Swans, And Pink Flamingoes To Watch In 2018

36 Black Swans, Gray Swans, and Pink Flamingoes to Watch in 2018 mwi.usma.edu View Original December 28th, 2017 While driving along the shore of Lake Wanaka on New Zealand’s South Island in September 2011, I saw them for the first time. Black Swans. My wife and I pulled over, jumped out, and spent a half […]

China Will Surpass U.S. In Artificial Intelligence Capabilities Around 2025 Google’s Eric Schmidt Says — And Erase A Key U.S. Strategic Advantage If In Fact That Occurs  — AI & The Future Of War

China Will Surpass U.S. In Artificial Intelligence Capabilities Around 2025 Google’s Eric Schmidt Says — And Erase A Key U.S. Strategic Advantage If In Fact That Occurs  — AI & The Future Of War http://www.fortunascorner.com      Patrick Tucker had a thought-provoking article he posted on the November 1, 2017 online edition of DefenseOne.com, on Google Founder Eric […]

DARPA Hypersonic Effort Accelerates

DARPA Hypersonic Effort Accelerates By George Leopold Oct 27, 2017 https://defensesystems.com/articles/2017/10/27/afrl.aspx DARPA has awarded a pair of R&D contracts to develop and demonstrate a new propulsion technology capable of operating up to hypersonic speeds. The contract awards are part of the agency’s Advanced Full Range Engine (AFRE) program launched several years ago to develop reusable aircraft […]

Drop Zone: OTH Interview with Lt Gen David Deptula, USAF (Ret.)

Drop Zone: OTH Interview with Lt Gen David Deptula, USAF (Ret.) By Over The Horizon, overthehorizonmdos.com View Original October 13th, 2017 “[The United States] is still undergoing a transition from the industrial age of warfare to the information age. And, even if […] the military could achieve a fully functioning combat cloud today… And, what I mean […]

Understanding The Threat Posed By Hypersonic Weapons

Understanding The Threat Posed By Hypersonic Weapons Would an arms control arrangement restricting hypersonic technology suffice in tamping the threat? The Diplomat By Robert Farley October 06, 2017           A new RAND study has detailed the threat posed by the development and diffusion of hypersonic weapons, and has proposed a solution: multilateral arms control. […]