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Cadence of Conflict: Asia, February 29, 2016

A Chinese official, Minister of Foreign Affairs Wang Yi (王毅), has become the first to recognize Taiwan’s Constitution. He says that the president elect, Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), should “abide by it”. 355 more words

China

That's What It's All About

Captain Kim Campbell was a veteran pilot in the A-10 Fighter Squadron that had already sped through a dust storm before they burst down upon enemy positions, firing each Warthog’s 30mm, seven-barrel Gatling gun and anti-tank missiles, working to assist ground troops in Baghdad. 349 more words

Chaplain 81

Bloodhound - The Ack-Ack Missile

British Pathé newsreel of the Bloodhound Surface-to-Air Missile being tested at Woomera in Australia. What’s particularly interesting is how the narrator describes the weapon as an “Ack-Ack Missile” reflecting the period of transition between the weapons of World War II and the more sophisticated weapons of the Cold War.

Military

India test-fires long range surface-to-air missile developed with Israel

Reuters

NEW DELHI – Wednesday, December 30, 2015 17:49

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India successfully test-fired on Wednesday a new long range surface-to-air missile capable of countering aerial threats at extended ranges, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi pushes to enhance the country’s military capabilities. 173 more words

9 November, 2015 Update: Russia To Sell SAMs To Iran

With international sanctions on Iran now lifted, it was a matter of time before Russia and Iran came to terms on a new contract for SA-10 (S-300) surface to air missiles. 288 more words

Russia

Malaysian flight MH17 was shot down – but will we ever know the truth?

 Recovered cockpit

Last summer, fifteen months ago, in 2014 a civilian airliner (Malaysian flight MH17) was blasted out of the skies over eastern Ukraine by a Russian BUK launched surface-to-air missile with the loss of all 293 lives (mostly Dutch), some of who probably knew their deadly fate for more than a minute. 318 more words

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