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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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THE FOUNDATION

“How could a readiness for war in time of peace be safely prohibited, unless we could prohibit, in like manner, the preparations and establishments of every hostile nation?” —James Madison, Federalist No. 2,085 more words

Annie

Putin: Russia Will Oppose International Tribunal for MH17

The Associated Press

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin has indicated that Moscow will veto a U.N. Security Council resolution to set up an international criminal court to prosecute those responsible for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine a year ago. 154 more words