Friday Linkzookery – 29 Jul 2011

Not a lot of Linkzookery today. Add your own links in the comments section.

Hood suspect defiant in court appearance
Yelling out the name of the Army psychiatrist blamed in the 2009 deadly shooting rampage at the same Texas base is not going to help your cause.

Former Intel Chief: Call Off The Drone War (And Maybe the Whole War on Terror)
Retired admiral and former Director of National Intelligence Dennis Blair

ATK awarded contract to develop Abrams Advanced Kinetic Energy Ammo
The next generation of 120mm Abrams tank Armor Piercing Fin-Stabilized Discarding Sabot ammunition, the M829E4 Advanced Kinetic Energy (AKE) which will become the M829A4 after acceptance.

U.S. Lawmakers Order New LCS Study
Wants the GAO to re-examine the program.

Corps will test jamming pod on Harrier jets
A Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier jump jet squadron is set to conduct trials on the service’s new Intrepid Tiger II communications intelligence and jamming pod next month.

“More Advanced” Sometimes Means “Simpler”
Revolver speed loaders.

Crash or Coincidence?
Did the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter find the impact crater from Lunar Orbiter 2 on the far side?


  1. There’s some video here of that secret high altitude surveillance blimp that crashed in PA this week. It’s in the box at the top of the article (you have to suffer through a commercial, though).

    The video of the launch is more interesting than the crash. The launch video has been pulled from youtube, but I don’t think they found it here in this news cast yet.

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