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Well then. Western special operators may well be on the ground in Syria covertly conducting reconnaissance missions and training rebels fighting the regime of Bashar al Assad, much like Western SOF troops did in Libya last year, according to the STRATFOR documents that were recently published by Wikileaks. Apparently, a STRATFOR analyst sat down with […]

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Well, the Office of Naval Research has begun test firing BAE’s new 32-megajoule railgun and we’ve got the video to prove it. Remember, the Navy wants a 20 to 32 megajoule railgun that can fire a projectile at speeds of up to 5,600 miles per hour over distances of 50 to 100 nautical miles. The […]

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So the Marine Corps’ KC-130J Harvest Hawk has been around for a little while now. As you know, Harvest Hawks are KC-130J tankers equipped with plug and play air to ground missile and sensor systems allowing them to pinch hit as gunships for Marines on the ground, and they’ve been doing plenty of shooting in […]

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Here’s a little story that’s been making the Internet rounds lately; the Navy is about to take one more step toward making high-powered railguns a ship-board reality. Yup, the Office of Naval Research is about to start test firing a BAE Systems-built railgun and another made by General Atomics (watch a badass video of the […]

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Yup, the Massive Ordnance Penetrator (MOP) needs to be harder, according to anonymous Pentagon sources cited in a Wall Street Journal article. A series of recent tests found that the Air Force’s 30,000-pound tool for penetrating 32 stories of reinforced concrete might not have enough penetrating power to take out Iran’s most heavily protected nuclear […]

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