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U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis Weighs Using “Kinetic Weapon” On North Korea

Military Weapons |  | By: Aaron Kesel, Activist Post |  U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis hinted at using a kinetic weapon on Tuesday while discussing tensions with North Korea when he made a Freudian slip. Mattis was asked whether there was “any military option the US can take with North Korea that would not put Seoul at grave risk,” Mattis responded, ...Read More »

Geoengineered Environmental Disasters?

Military Weapons |  |     Were Hurricanes Harvey and Irma natural or engineered? It’s unclear. Geoengineering makes the latter possible.   So-called High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program (HAARP technology) manipulates the atmosphere, climate, and weather for military purposes.    Based in Gokona, Alaska (officially closed down), what’s likely still ongoing secretly there or elsewhere is a jointly ...Read More »

A North Korean H-Bomb? Another Nuclear Test?

Military Weapons |  | Pyongyang claimed it developed a hydrogen bomb miniaturized enough to fit atop a ballistic missile, according to its KCNA news agency. Kim Jong-un was quoted saying his country has a “thermonuclear weapon with super explosive power made by our own efforts and technology. All components of the H-bomb were 100 per cent domestically made.” KCNA ...Read More »

Robocop Reality: Massive Military Drones Could Start Replacing Police Helicopters

Military Weapons |  |   By: The Anti-Media |  According to the defense contractor that developed the Predator and Reaper drones for the United States military’s operations in the Middle East, drones will have begun to replace piloted law enforcement helicopters by the year 2025. On Monday, it was reported that the contractor, General Atomics (GA), is pressing hard for the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) ...Read More »

Latest North Korean Missile Test

Military Weapons |  |   For the first time since 2009, North Korea test-fired an intermediate-range ballistic missile over Japan – likely in response to provocative US/South Korean military exercises (and US/Japanese ones) the DPRK believes are preparations for war. Reportedly the missile flew around 2,700 km, reaching a maximum height of 550 km over Japan before breaking up ...Read More »

Discounting North Korea’s ICBM Capability

Military Weapons |  | Based on its ballistic missile tests so far, including its most recent ones last month, Russia believes the DPRK hasn’t yet achieved ICBM capability. Noted ballistic missile/rocket expert Theodore Postol partly agrees, along with German rocket experts Markus Schiller and Robert Schmucker. In an analysis for the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, they called Pyongyang’s ...Read More »

How Much of a Nuclear Threat is North Korea Really?

Military Weapons |  | We all like to scoff at that crazy little dictator, Kim Jong Un, who is a walking caricature, putting himself on the cover of a magazine as the sexiest man alive and talking smack like a WWF champ. But, in all seriousness, is North Korea actually a threat? Unfortunately, it looks like the answer to that question is ...Read More »

South Korean President Suspends Installation of US THAAD Missiles

Military Weapons |  | Two missile systems are installed, four others suspended. More on this below. So-called Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-ballistic missile systems are designed to intercept and down short, medium and intermediate-range ballistic missiles in their terminal phase. Instead of warheads, they rely on impact kinetic energy to destroy them. A similar navy program is ...Read More »

"The Technology Is Getting Real" - Laser Weapons Edge Closer To Battlefield Use

Military Weapons |  | By: Zero Hedge | Three months after China unveiled “Silent Hunter” – its vehicle-slicing laser weapon, Stars & Stripes reports that US military forces are testing their own array of hi-tech weaponry.  The Silent Hunter laser is powerful enough to cut through light vehicle armor at up to a kilometer away, making you wonder if ...Read More »

US Approves $2 Billion Missile Sale to United Arab Emirates

Military Weapons |  | By: Jason Ditz, Antiwar.com | Sale Will Include 165 Patriot Missiles. The Pentagon has issued a statement confirming that the US State Department has signed off on a $2 billion sale of US-made Patriot missiles to the United Arab Emirates, adding to the tiny Gulf nation’s ever growing military arsenal. The sale includes 65 PAC-3 ...Read More »

The Military is Using Human Brain Waves to Teach Robots How to Shoot

Military Weapons |  | By: Patrick Tucker, govexec.com | Modern sensors can see farther than humans. Electronic circuits can shoot faster than nerves and muscles can pull a trigger. Humans still outperform armed robots in knowing what to shoot at — but new research funded in part by the Army may soon narrow that gap. Researchers from DCS Corp ...Read More »

U.S. Army Creates World’s First 3D Printed Grenade Launcher

Military Weapons |  | By: Daniel Lang, The Daily Sheeple | The last thing you would expect is for the US military to create a 3D printed gun. After all, you’d think that an organization as large and well-funded as our military wouldn’t need plastic guns. 3D printers are for people who don’t have massive factories at their disposal, ...Read More »

Robot Soldiers: Russia's New Weapons Of War

Military Weapons |  | By: Bruce Wright, IBD Times | Russia was preparing to display its military might to the world by showing off its latest weaponry: an updated version of its robot soldiers. The country’s military was expected to fully participate in the upcoming ARMY-2017 International Military-Technical Forum this summer, according to Sputnik News. While details were scarce, ...Read More »

Provocative Deployment of US THAAD Missiles in South Korea

Military Weapons |  | Washington intends deploying so-called Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-ballistic missile systems in South Korea. They’re designed to intercept and down short, medium and intermediate-range ballistic missiles in their terminal phase. Instead of warheads, they rely on impact kinetic energy to destroy incoming missiles. Claiming they won’t detonate ones with nuclear weapons is highly ...Read More »

Russia’s Superior Air Defense Systems

Military Weapons |  | US-dominated NATO threatens Russian security. State-of-the-art air defenses are vital. Russia has the world’s best – better ones coming by 2020 or sooner. More on this below. Its S-400 air defense system is unmatched – the world’s most sophisticated technology, able to strike targets up to 400 km away at altitudes up to 90,000 feet, ...Read More »

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