Israel Navy eyeing new US warship
The Israeli navy is considering some Littoral Combat Ships for its fleet.
Israeli Speed Boats
Meanwhile, they’re also getting more Super Dvora Mk III patrol boats. I wonder if these babies might not have a place in the US Navy, as well.
Dragon Skin: Proven Tough?
The Dragon Skin opera continues.
AFA to reopen south gate to public for first time since 9/11
I didn’t realize that the gate was closed to visitors. I used to drive to work (Civil Service) through that gate every day.
Few embeds in Iraq not all media’s fault
Donald Sensing notes that the fact that only 9 reporters are embedded with Coalition forces in Iraq isn’t only the fault of the media. Just mostly.
Taliban Office in North Waziristan Open for Business
Doesn’t that just make you feel all warm and cozy inside?
Carnival of Homeschooling: Autumn Edition
This week at Palm Tree Pundit. Lots of links.
Anbar Tribes vs. al-Qaeda
The agreement with 25 major tribes in western Iraq seems to be off to a decent start.
Dean Esmay rejects Michelle Malkin’s dismissal of Islam
So does Frank Warner. (For the record once again, I don’t know that Malkin is really saying what some say she’s saying. I’m just saying.)
Mel Gibson criticizes Iraq war at film fest
“What’s human sacrifice if not sending guys off to Iraq for no reason?” he asks, comparing the US to the collapsed Mayan civilization. Let’s hope he was drunk again.
Harry Potter and the Wavering Costar
Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) is apparently not sure she’ll act in films 6 and 7.
Milestones leading to new life for an old lady
C-5 aircraft tests to help determine whether fleet upgrade is feasible, money well-spent. Great article.
Destruction of Firefly planes angers some
Two weeks ago, Linkzookery noted that the T-3A Firefly trainer fleet was scheduled for destruction. It’s all over but the shoutin’.
Boeing 747 Large Cargo Freighter Arrives in Seattle
What a monster. These planes will be used to ferry 787 wings and composite sections between manufacturing locations.
“Plug-and-Play” Ship Hits the Water
Murdoc really likes the Littoral Combat Ship.
Somalia’s Foreign Fighters
It’s gonna be real popular when we have to go back into Somalia in force.
Never underestimate the .22
ACE reminds us that the cute little plinker can still be deadly.
Iran Declares Security Council Ineffective
The headline made me think we’d found some common ground with those lunatics. Alas, it’s not the case. And the clock is running. Maybe it’s time for a little two-minute offense. How about the old Statue of Liberty? We just need to watch out for the FumbleRooskie…
The Kryptonese Alphabet
Is that picture keeping your money safer?
Red Tape Chronicles on Bank of America’s SiteKey anti-phishing system.
Green Flag resumes; will focus on close air support
The intense Close Air Support training exercises formerly known as Air Warrior are going to be called Green Flag from now on. The old Green Flag, electronic warfare training, was merged into Red Flag and other standard training six years ago.