Iran’s captured RQ-170: How bad is the damage?
Surprising that it’s in such good shape. Would have thought it would have a smithereens setting.
High-Rez Photos Fuel Debate Over Captured Stealth Drone
I keep hoping we’re playing them. We’ll see.
4,000 British Troops May Leave Afghanistan Early
All are scheduled to be out by the end of 2014.
Faster, Furiouser, and Fucked Uperer: Holder in the hot seat
Links links links.
Lessons From Libya
‘Forward basing is key, but the NATO allies are still too reliant on American airpower.‘ Gee, ya think?
Harriers Now Armed With AMRAAMs
This marks the first time that USMC Harriers have carried AMRAAMs on an operational deployment.
Lockheed unveils new, cheaper variant of C-130
The C-130XJ will be offered to foreign and US customers that do not need certain advanced features of the standard J-model, including its enhanced cargo handling system.
Wisconsin Castle Doctrine
Another big step forward for the Badger State.
India and Pakistan: Water War May Go Nuclear?
Always on the brink.
China Hits It Big With Shale Gas
Glenn Reynolds notes that he doubts they’ll let the Greens block development.
Much more Linkzookery below!
Static F-86 display dedicated to Korean War ace
U.S. Air Force Gen. Gary North rededicated the aircraft, located here on O’Malley Boulevard, to retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Winton W. “Bones” Marshall, a combat commander, Korean War ace and former PACAF vice commander.
Without fanfare, USS Abraham Lincoln leaves Everett for the last time
After a ME deployment, the Honest Abe will refuel reactors at her new port in Newport News, Va. Nimitz will take Lincoln’s place in Washington.
China’s Hu to PLA Navy: Be Ready for Combat
The PLA Navy should “accelerate its transformation and modernization in a sturdy way, and make extended preparations for military combat in order to make greater contributions to safeguard national security,” he said.
China still wants ‘explanation’ of U.S.-Aussie plans
Just want to ‘accelerate transformation and modernization in a sturdy way, and make extended preparations for military combat in order to make greater contributions to safeguard national security’ explains Murdoc.
HMS Illustrious takes on new role
Training up for new mission as a gator.
This Deer Crossing is so inconvenient
Must be a joke.
Pakistan may deploy air defenses to border
Well, if they’d do more than just keep US and NATO from crossing the line, it would be a start.
U.K. Budget Cutters Have Slashed $15B From Armor Programs
The report says armored vehicles have suffered more severe program cuts than other equipment “largely because they involve lower levels of contractual commitment and are therefore easier to cut.”
Santa is Packing Heat – 24 Hot Items for Under $12
Some great Don’t Tread on Me and All American Infidel gear for a good price.
A heavy-hitting bullpup
New Russian TsKIB ASh-12 .50 Cal (12.7x55mm) Bullpup Rifle
Be Like Han
But the original Han, not the “shoots second” Han.
Old School Revolver Training
1961 FBI training film: Fundamentals of Double Action Revolver Shooting
Prowler In Waiting
Ready to Prowl.