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What Might a Wartime OPC Weapons Fit Look Like?

Four years ago I wrote a post suggesting that the Offshore Patrol Cutter might be designed from the start for a wartime weapons fit, but then fit them out with only those systems required for their peacetime missions, which might have included only its helicopter, UAS, and 25 mm Mk38 Mod2 gun(s). 1,670 more words


The Argument Over the V-Weapons

By early 1943 enough evidence had accumulated in Britain of German secret weapon development to alert several of the responsible authorities to the danger of pilotless weapons – or other forms of long-range attack. 2,169 more words


Jousting Game Nidhogg Is Getting A Sequel With A Very Different Look

(Source: kotaku.com)

Indie game favorite Nidhogg will look less abstract in its newly announced 2017 sequel. Developers Messhoff just revealed the game, titled… Nidhogg II, with a trailer and some PR-provided bullet points: 124 more words


5 Times the United States Helped ISIS

By Darius Shahtahmasebi | The Anti Media

Just last week, the U.S. and its allies — who are currently conducting military operations within Syrian territory without a U.N. 1,218 more words


The USA in Iraq: Putting Out the Fire with Gasoline

W.J. Astore

Today brings yet another announcement of more U.S. troops to Iraq.  This time 600 are being sent as logistics support, advisers, and enablers (that term, “enabler,” is fuzzy indeed: enabler of what?   484 more words

US Military

'Heaven Shaker' Training

Plans were being concocted for a one-man midget which could be released while the mother submarine was submerged. During the winter of 1942-43 two naval officers, lieutenants Nishina and Kuroki, and a naval architect Hiroshi Suzukawa drafted a design based on the Type 93 Long Lance. 1,453 more words