Category hypersonic weapons

With The Rise Of Hypersonics, The Missile Defense Agency Wants More Sensors

With the rise of hypersonics, the Missile Defense Agency wants more sensors https://www.c4isrnet.com/ intel-geoint/sensors/2018/04/ 11/with-the-rise-of- hypersonics-the-missile- defense-agency-wants-more- sensors/?utm_source=Sailthru& utm_medium=email&utm_campaign= ebb%2012.04.18&utm_term= Editorial%20-%20Early%20Bird% 20Brief By: Brandon Knapp for C4ISTNet //  15 hours ago   The head of the Missile Defense Agency wants the Pentagon to improve its sensors to combat new missile technology coming from Russia and China, according […]

Russia Just Revealed How It Will Fight The Wars Of The Future (And, It’s Shocking)

Russia Just Revealed How It Will Fight the Wars of the Future (And Its Shocking) Dave Majumdar March 27, 2018 TweetShareShare Russia is developing new long-range intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities to enable long-range precision strikes. Essentially, in the Russian view, the future of war lies in a combination of advanced unmanned aerial vehicles […]

Time To Rethink Deterring Russia?

Time to Rethink Deterring Russia? March 28, 2018 | Rob Dannenberg Photo: Alexei Druzhinin/AP The Newsletter Get exclusive analysis delivered to your inbox daily. subscribe now The United States has taken a number of steps in recent weeks to push back on Russian aggression, but they won’t deter Russia’s aggressive campaign to expand influence at […]

‘Better Safe Than MAD’: Dr. Peter Vincent Pry On Nuclear Security

Subject: Re: Pry on nuclear security On Mar 28, 2018, at 6:34 PM, Mark Schneider <drmarkschneider1@gmail.com> wrote:  “Great article! Re the critical infrastructure/power grid cyber issue, we must do proactive/stress testing to find and fix exploitable weaknesses. We must do it for two basic reasons: 1) 85% of our critical infrastructure is privately owned – unique […]

Putin’s Soviet Throwback: Build More Nukes, Blame The West

Putin’s Soviet Throwback: Build More Nukes, Blame the West thecipherbrief.com · by | Cipher Brief Analysis · March 2, 2018 On March 1, Russian President Vladimir Putin boasted of new nuclear-capable weapons that could overcome any U.S. missile defenses, in a feisty pre-election “state-of-the-nation” speech. He presented Russian military force as a “guarantor of peace on our planet,” […]

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 […]