HMS Invincible is dead in the water
Though in the reserve fleet, the aging carrier is apparently in pretty rough shape.
Northrop Grumman Completes First Flight of Land-Based MQ-8B Fire Scout
This whirlybird UAV program continues to move ahead.
E-mails indicate EPA suppressed report skeptical of global warming
Doesn’t seem likely. What would they stand to gain besides money and power?
82nd receives 1st batch of M320s
The Army’s plan is to purchase about 71,600 M320s over the next several years at a cost of about $3,500 each. The weapon replaces the Vietnam-era M203 40mm grenade launcher, with several notable improvements.
It’s Now Legal to Catch a Raindrop in Colorado
But still a no-no in several states.
Russia to facilitate U.S. arms movements
Russia will allow the U.S. to ship weapons across its territory to Afghanistan. Yay, Rooskies!
Girls With Guns Get It
Female troops along on raids are scoring major points.
Military backing algae-based fuel research
I like seeing the military getting involved with alt-fuel projects. Maybe ships could someday have big algae scoops like Bussard ramjets. (Okay, maybe not…)
Daniel Defense DDXV: California compliant AR-15
I’ve not been able to post on this at GunPundit, so go check out the goods at The Firearm Blog.
Cost of U.K. Carriers Reported To Jump 25%
Raise your hand if you think they will build both of these.
Turkey Inks Sub Deal With German Consortium
They’re buying six U-214s. Those puppies have air-independent propulsion.
You’ll Shoot Your Toe Off, Kid
Ouch. Very ouch.