Air Force Launching Secretive X-37B Space Plane in October, Could Land in Fla.
Unmanned X-37B OTV-3 to fly soon.
Video – Underwater Glock
Boom and splash at the same time, I guess.
China Dismisses Reports About Second Aircraft Carrier
Says that claims they’re building another big deck carrier are false.
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 3G
Murdoc loves his Kindle. I know how a lot of people “just like real books better” but the advantages of the Kindle are well worth it. The free 3G is very nice, too.
George Washington, John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Groups Patrol Western Pacific
Operating together in the Asia-Pacific region.
US to field GPS-guided artillery shells in South Korea
Excalibur 155mm shells to be added to Korean arsenal.
Questions raised over Marine Personnel Carrier’s future
Proposed LAV with propellers will be a tough sell.
The Guns of Russian Special Forces
Pics and more at The Firearm Blog.
A Marine Corps 1st: Women take infantry course
Allowing the women to volunteer for the course is part of an “experiment” to determine how they perform in the rigorous regimen of physical and psychological stress that Marine infantry officer candidates are put through.
Public High School Math Teacher Allegedly Tells Student to Leave Class for Wearing Pro-Romney T-Shirt
The teacher allegedly told the girl to take off the shirt, saying it was like wearing a Ku Klux Klan sheet.
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Air Force launches third GPS Block IIF satellite aboard Delta IV
The Block IIF satellites have a design life of 12 years.
James Bond 50th Anniversary Blu-rays for only $007.99
Shaken, not stirred. Limited time only.
Wary of Israel, Iran Is Said to Err in Strikes
Apparently fired on some civilian airliners and one of their own F-14 Tomcats. Unsurprisingly, they didn’t hit shit.
4 missile cruisers to remain in service
Cowpens, Anzio, Vicksburg and Port Royal were supposed to be decommed in March.
Pentagon shuts MRAP production line
Through September this year, a total of 27,740 MRAPs rolled off the assembly lines of seven manufacturers, including BAE Systems, Oshkosh Defense and Navistar, and 12,726 remain in theater in Afghanistan, according to Defense Department figures. About 870 have been sold to foreign militaries and another 700 are on order for allies.
Moondoggle: The Forgotten Opposition to the Apollo Program
For most of our lunar adventure, a majority of Americans did not support going to the moon. On the 50th anniversary of JFK’s “We choose to go the moon” speech, we examine why.
Big WWII-era gun comes to Golden Gate
One of the 16″ guns from USS Missouri to be displayed in San Francisco.
USS West Virginia crew reunites
Eleven veterans from World War II, including some Pearl Harbor survivors, visited the Raleigh County Veteran Museum, which houses a model of the BB-48 battleship.
Why Studios May Start Suing Over Mockbusters
It doesn’t seem to Murdoc that they’d have much of a case except in some specific cases.