Friday Linkzookery – 28 May 2010

Anti-rocket system in new budget
Australian troops in Afghanistan will be getting the C-RAM.

Taliban Fear 155mm Excalibur “Finger of Death”
“Despite the infrequent use and the Army’s apparent lack of enthusiasm for the weapon, it sure makes a heck of an impression on the Taliban – so much so that they’ve derived a nickname for the round.”

Afghan war allies want Iraq war-tested MRAPs
Coalition forces want the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles.

World’s GPS to get faster, more accurate as US begins upgrade
$8 billion program beginning with the new Block IIF satellites is getting underway.

Study: Many Sunscreens May Be Accelerating Cancer
I’ve never believed any of those high SPF numbers anyway.

Planets Found With Crisscross Orbits—A First
Around Upsilon Andromedae, which has a red dwarf companion.

Asteroid 2010 KQ: Probably a Rocket Body
Not enough info to guess which one.


  1. Lost Soviet spavecraft?

    Or maybe “aliens” (The legal kind).


    Is this “object” headed toward Arizona? AW1 Tim.

      1. Most of the claims from Torre Bert seem pretty well debunked. But boy, are they ever fun to read.

  2. Big news breaking in the Mediterranean.

    Israeli commandos boarded a ship load of Commie peaceniks and kick the snot out of them.

    Current score:

    4-IDF commandos injured.

    10 or more “activists”/ aka Hamas supporters DEAD.

    Those commandos are tough!

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