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The Digital Arms Race

Megapixel counts and LCD screen sizes in cell phone cameras are growing every year. As a result, handheld devices have come to fill much of the niche previously occupied by dedicated cameras and photographers. 604 more words


Australia orders the F-35

It is quite the story! The Australian government has approved a USD 11.6 billion deal to buy 58 F-35A (the conventional takeoff and landing variant), as a one-for-one replacement of their F-18A/Bs which have formed the backbone of the RAAF warfighting capability. 68 more words

Russian president Putin threatens nuclear war over Ukraine

September 2014UKRAINE – On Friday, as Russian Federation tanks and troops poured across the border into eastern Ukraine, Vladimir Putin talked about his country’s most destructive weaponry. 371 more words
Civil Unrest

Obama calls on NATO to strengthen Ukrainian military against Russia

September 2014UKRAINE - Barack Obama used a crucial speech on the eve of a NATO summit to call on the alliance to strengthen Ukraine’s military, a move that signaled a toughening of Washington’s response to Russian aggression. 561 more words
The Pyramid Model

U.S. launches airstrikes against ISIS near Iraq's Haditha Dam

September 2014MIDDLE EAST – The U.S. military said Sunday it launched airstrikes against ISIS in western Iraq in an effort to prevent its fighters from capturing the vital Haditha dam. 213 more words
Apathy, Anger, Mistrust, Disillusionment

7th September 1914 (Monday)

Kitchener’s army

Your Country Needs you!

In Glasgow, Scotland, 1000 tramway men answer the call to arms and parade through the city streets seeking permission to become the first battalion from the corporation workforce (and later becoming the 15th Highland Light Infantry… 90 more words

100 Years Ago Today

Revamping defence strategy vital for US to prevent being surpassed by China

Reuters reports today that US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel recently said that Russia and China are trying to close the technology gap with the US… 970 more words