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China claims to have successfully tested a multi-warhead ICBM able to hit entire US

The following is based on reports in Chinese media, with commentary:

Mil.huanqiu.com says in its report that China successfully tested its DF-41 ICBM with… 605 more words


21st December 1914 (Monday)

BORN TODAY: in Ballarat, Australia – Frank Fenner, who “played a vital role in eradication of smallpox and control of Australia’s rabbit plague”.  [“Famous Australian Men”] 83 more words

100 Years Ago Today

China Successfully Tested Multi-warhead ICBM Able to Hit Entire US

Mil.huanqiu.com says in its report today that according to a report by US Washington Free Beacon (WFB), on December 13 China successfully tested its DF-41 ICBM with multiple independently targetable reentry vehicle (MIRV) technology able to hit anwhere in the United States. 511 more words

Home grown Turkish jet could spark arms race with Greece

Turkish defence minister Ismet Yilmaz announced yesterday his country’s intention to produce domestic jet fighters to supplement the F-35 entering service in the next decade. The domestic fighter will come into service by 2023, allowing Turkey to replace its current F-16 fleet as well a the aging F-4 Phantom. 284 more words


An Armistice in Armrest Battles

An Armistice in Armrest Battles

Hate bumping elbows with your neighbor on an airplane? It’s among the most common traveler complaints, and one that could be remedied in 2015 by Soarigami, a plastic… 63 more words

US Ignorant of China’s Ability to Surpass It in Weapon Development

J-31 is certainly not able to take out F-35 taking into account of the fact that China lagged behind the US in weapons for at least three decades a few years ago. 982 more words

How the arms race of World War I can help us fight HIV and Ebola

What can our high-technology society from today learn from the scientists of 1914? How can the experience of developing lethal weapon systems contribute to fighting deadly epidemics? 744 more words