Murdoc’s apologies for the lack of posting lately. The real world has been interfering again.
USA to delay release of KC-X tanker request
The draft request for proposals has now been delayed until the fourth quarter. We should have new tankers in the air by 2050.
Peruvian U-Boat Stalks the USN
More training with foreign diesel-electrics. I hope we’re learning things.
Russia strategic missile test fails
New Bulava SLBM for the Dolgoruky-class boomers has been pretty much a bust so far.
DOD considers boosting Army size
Temporary increase by up to 30,000? Murdoc says go for it. That’s a government jobs program he can support.
Solid-State Laser Ready For On-Board Tests
Are laser weapons getting closer to prime-time?
IED incidents up dramatically in Afghanistan
736 IED incidents last month.
Israel says anti-rocket system aces first live try
Iron Dome is designed to intercept Katyusha-type rockets from 2 to 45 miles out.
USMC Adopt Airmobile 120mm Mortar System
The EFSS (Expeditionary Fire Support System).
No pistol grip to scare the banners.
5 Guns That Can Shoot Around Corners