Chinese media have announced the seventh successful test of a hypersonic glide vehicle (HGV). The missile was fired from Wuhzai in Shannxi province and landed in the west of the country. Referred to as the DF-ZF, the projectile is reportedly capable of reaching speeds of up to 12,000 kilometers an hour. Read More »
Edit: this Article has been updated to refer to the second failed Musudan. For the second (and third) time in only a few weeks a North Korean Musudan IRBM test has failed. Reuters reported that the missiles survived only a few seconds in the air before falling back to earth. The failed launches followed a […]
Today Vice News released a video taken from the helmet camera of an Islamic State fighter attempting to a attack a Peshmerga position with an armored truck. The assault reported took place 30 miles north of Mosul; ISIS’s de-facto capital in Iraq.
U.S Central Command has reported that the B-52 Stratofortress has just flown it’s first successful mission against ISIS in Iraq. The strike targeted a weapon storage and production facility in Qayyarah, Iraq using precision weapons. Read More »
While researching the last article on the Infantry Fire Protection Capability I came across an interesting load out option for the Multi Mission Launcher module that houses it’s missiles. While the system has been tested with the AIM-9X ,StingerMHTK , and even with the Tamir. It is also capable of firing the AGM-114 Longbow Hellfire. Read More »
When the United States invaded Afghanistan in the Aftermath of 9/11 we had several objectives. We were going to overthrow the Taliban led government that had been sheltering Bin-Laden and eliminate Afghanistan as a safe haven for terrorists to stage attacks against the United States.Read More »