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First pic of Turk-Indonesian Medium Battle Tank

mar, 09/05/2017 - 10:19
Thanks to DWI for the pic!

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Moscow Victory Day parade on Red Square

mar, 09/05/2017 - 09:54
It's LIVE now. My screen capture is working on overdrive while I play "intel analyst"....

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Iran minister warns Saudi Arabia...proxy fight over, real fight coming up?

mar, 09/05/2017 - 07:00
via ReutersIran will hit back at most of Saudi Arabia with the exception of Islam's holiest places if the kingdom does anything "ignorant", Tehran's defense minister was quoted as saying on Sunday...

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Leonardo's C-27J in a furball with Airbus' C-295 over speed?

mar, 09/05/2017 - 07:00
Thanks to Darren for the link! via National Post. Canada’s new search and rescue aircraft could take up to two days to reach survivors of a disaster at the North Pole but the Canadian military...

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Oshkosh Defense’s FMTV A2 proposal

mar, 09/05/2017 - 07:00
via Oshkosh Defense Press Release.  Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) company, announced today that it has submitted a proposal in response to the U.S. Government’s...

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Does the Navy/Marine Corps Team need an Armed High Speed Transport?

mar, 09/05/2017 - 07:00
via CIMSEC.org The U.S. Navy achieved extraordinary success in the 20th century – playing key roles in winning WWII and the Cold War. The U.S. Navy earned these accomplishments with forces...

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Why does everyone love the L-CAT????

mar, 09/05/2017 - 00:16
Thanks to Storm Shadow for the idea! Why is everyone so in love with the L-CAT?  What does it do that the LCAC can't (with the exception of my note below)?  Have we even tested the...

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LeClerc sporting 140mm Cannon! Pic!

lun, 08/05/2017 - 19:15
Thanks to Dwi for the link! It's new to me but  quick Google search shows that the Armor Vehicle Forums have been all over this since last Dec. Interesting isn't it?  The French are...

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LHA-8 is essentially a new class of ship. via Defense Web TV

lun, 08/05/2017 - 12:39
Interesting!  I get the impression from watching the HI spokesman that the LHA-8 is essentially a new class of warship.  Similar but different enough from the LHA-6 that it should be...

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Open Comment Post. May 8, 2017.

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New Frigate wishlist is essentially Oliver Perry II

lun, 08/05/2017 - 12:21
via Inside Defense. But as previously reported by Inside the Navy, the service is now considering adding a local air defense requirement to the frigate, as well as alternative designs beyond those...

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N. Korea detains US citizen. What is our responsibility?

lun, 08/05/2017 - 12:07
via Reuters.North Korea said on Sunday it has detained another U.S. citizen on suspicion of "hostile acts" against the state, which would make him the fourth American to be held by the isolated...

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Russian Airborne Vehicles at May Day Practice.

lun, 08/05/2017 - 11:32
Thanks to Costas TT for the link! I can't explain why but I'm edging toward being obsessed with the BMD-4M.  That compact, large cannon troop carrier just rubs me the right way. Putting...

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Profiling ACV Contenders

lun, 08/05/2017 - 11:14
via Naval Technology Testing for the US Marine Corps’ Amphibious Combat Vehicle increment 1.1 programme is now underway, with contenders lining up to replace the force’s battle-weary Assault...

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2 Canadian Division conducts urban deep water rescues in Quebec (pics)

lun, 08/05/2017 - 07:00
Caption: 2 Canadian Division from Base Valcartier were deployed to support civilian authorities with the Government of Quebec’s emergency response. Members left Valcartier and drove to Shawinigan,...

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56 years ago today, Alan Shepard became the first American in space

lun, 08/05/2017 - 02:16
pics and caption via FuckYeahSpaceShips Tumblr Page. caption... “Don’t fuck up, Shepard.” 56 years ago today, Alan Shepard became the first American in space during a 15-minute, 28-second...

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We have a military base in Argentina and Colombia?

lun, 08/05/2017 - 01:59
via Sputnik "These bases present a threat to humanity. American imperialism has promoted them. Right now, the US has more than 800 military bases on all continents. The Trump administration does not...

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Future Ship to Shore Connector. Everything is on the board...

lun, 08/05/2017 - 01:54
The pic you see above was captured from a power point discussing the next ship to shore connector.  The power point is located here. Strock gets his fair share of complaints but I think he's...

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Red Square Victory Parade Graphic.

lun, 08/05/2017 - 00:49
Thanks to Jonathan for the link! Story here.

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Open Comment Post. May 7, 2017

dim, 07/05/2017 - 07:00
Alien planet - by Vitali Timkin 

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