Check out this footage of Syrian rebels using an antitank weapon to destroy a Syrian government fighter jet sitting just outside its hardened aircraft shelter. Yup, it looks like the rebels used an antitank missile to hit what looks like a Mig-23 Flogger (maybe it’s a Mig-29 fulcrum or Mig-25 Foxbat — it sure has […]
Here are some slides from Center For Strategic and Budgetary Assessments presentation this morning that illustrate the seven major trends that the think-tank envisions American ground forces will encounter on battlefields for the next 30 years or so. These trends, argues CSBA, should be taken into account when the Pentagon selects the vehicles that will […]
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 […]
By Kevin Coleman — Defense Tech Cyberwarfare Correspondent In the shadow of the 10th anniversary of the 9–11 terrorist attacks, the United States finds itself facing a different threat from terrorists. Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Janet Napolitano recently stated that, “The U.S. has become ‘categorically safer’ since 9/11, but cyber-terrorism now […]
Enjoy these videos (below the jump) showing the interior of the Airbus A340 jet that served as Gadhafi’s personal plane. I wonder how much space in the cargo hold was taken up by the colonel’s infamous tent?