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The future of warfare: self-healing aircraft and ‘transformer’ plane

On July 6, 2014 by stratagem
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  Source: Telegraph The experts at BAE Systems’ research and development team at Warton, Lancashire, also revealed the Survivor, a lightweight adhesive fluid built inside the aircraft, which means jets can heal themselves...

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Former Czech intelligence chief: “wouldn’t be surprised” at Czech and Pole mercenary claims in Ukraine

On June 12, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Radio Prague Pro-Russian rebels operating in the far east of Ukraine have announced the capture of dozens of foreign mercenaries fighting on behalf of the government, including several Czechs and Poles. While...

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Somaliland: a U.K. PSC to train and equip a special force to protect oil exploration

On June 9, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Bloomberg [...] Special Force The UN is also concerned about the Somaliland government’s plan to hire Assaye Risk, a U.K.-based private security contractor, to train and equip a special force to protect oil...

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Israel Air Force opts for drones over attack helicopters

On June 1, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Defense Update Israel has phased out the AH-1S Cobra helicopter gunship, in favour of using more drones, the Reuters news agency reports. The increasing reliance on unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) has evolved through the years, as...

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War Machine Investments For The New World Order

On May 28, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Forbes [...] Indeed, moving forward it’s pretty clear that external threats will not be limited to suicide bombings, cyber-attacks or other forms of unconventional warfare, and could originate anywhere at any time....

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The future soldier will be part human, part machine

On May 14, 2014 by stratagem
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          Source: CNBC Different divisions of the U.S. armed forces, as well as other government agencies such as Darpa, are all working on developing high-tech armor that will help...

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Indiana Armed for War: Pentagon surplus gives local police an edge

On May 12, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Fox 59 As the American military draws down its commitments in Iraq and Afghanistan, stateside ports, armories, depots and warehouses are packed with excess military materiel and vehicles, some of them none-the-worse...

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The Real Winner of the Afghan War Is This Shady Military Contractor

On April 24, 2014 by stratagem
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        Source: Daily beast The State Department paid out $4 billion to rebuild Afghanistan. Some $2.5 billion of that went to a single firm with a bad, bad past. For...

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Night-vision contact lenses may be in your future

On March 31, 2014 by stratagem
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          Source: Military Times Here’s what you need to know: 1. What it is. Graphene is a single-atom layer of graphite. It’s the same material found in that No....

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Kiev decides to tame eastern Ukraine by hiring foreign mercenaries

On March 25, 2014 by stratagem
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              Source: Itar-Tass Ukrainian authorities plan to attract US private military company Greystone Limited to suppress protest moods of the mostly Russian-speaking population in the east of...

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Eisenhower’s military-industrial warning rings truer than ever

On March 23, 2014 by stratagem
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                    Editor’s Note: My opinion,  Edward Snowden is a CIA operative not hiding out in Russia. An open CIA- NSA intelligence war: CIA- HUMINT...

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DARPA’s Newest X-Plane Concepts Are All Robots

On March 19, 2014 by stratagem
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          Source: IEEE Spectrum Yesterday, DARPA announced the four companies that’ll be competing to develop a new experimental aircraft that combines the efficiency of an airplane with the versatility of a...

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U.S paid Dyncorp millions to rebuild Liberia’s Armed Forces

On March 4, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: aljazeera [...] In 2005 the United States and the Liberian government called for the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) to be rebuilt from scratch. The U.S. has spent more than $300 million on...

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Russian ‘Blackwater’ Takes Over Ukraine Airport

On February 28, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Daily Beast The troops who have taken over two airports in Crimea are not Russian military, but they could be security contractors working for the Russian military, and they are there to...

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Google Glass for the Battlefield

On February 24, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Wired Walking around Silicon Valley with an augmented reality display on your face makes you a glasshole. On the battlefield, though, similar technology will soon turn U.S. soldiers into a lethal cross...

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‘Windfalls of war’: Companies with spotty records making billions off Afghanistan

On February 20, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Fox News The United States government has paid a company based in Switzerland more than $5 billion to feed the troops in Afghanistan, and thanks to a succession of no-bid contract extensions,...

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LAPD scopes out Israeli surveillance drones and ‘big data’ solutions for highly militarized counterinsurgency forces

On February 11, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Jewish Journal The LAPD-Israel bond was in large part fused by former LAPD Chief William Bratton, who made official trips to Israel to learn about the country’s advanced counter-terrorism tactics during his...

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