February 24, 2024: Combat aircraft spend about a quarter of their down-time just being examined and checked for problems. This is going down because, in the last decade, more and more aircraft have ...
February 23, 2024: After nearly a decade of effort the U.S. Air Force has finally developed a MagNav (Magnetic Navigation) system that works reliably enough to supplement or replace GPS for navigation ...
Russia had spent two decades before the Ukraine Invasion rebuilding their armed forces after the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. This decline in Russian military power was a painful process.
February 22, 2024: Hackers working in China, Russia, Iran, North Korea, and several other nations use OpenAI Systems. Microsoft and OpenAI believe that these nations used A.I. to help with routine ...
February 18, 2024: The U.S. Army has spent more than $11 billion on failed attempts to develop a new scout helicopter. The scout helicopter was meant to find targets for the larger and heavily armed ...
February 15, 2024: The Russian invasion of Ukraine in early 2022 led to yet another exodus of Russians from Russia. This continued migration has caused labor shortages, disruptions in production and ...
February 19, 2024: Believing that good fences make good neighbors, the tiny Baltic State nation of Estonia is building a fence along its 295 kilometer border with Russia. Estonia is a NATO member and ...
February 21, 2024: Control of the air over Ukraine is still disputed and Russia has not been able to muster sufficient warplanes to change that. Ukraine succeeded in persuading NATO to turn over the ...
February 19, 2024: The invasion of Ukraine led to unexpectedly large Russian casualties. Russia had to conscript more medical personnel to provide their troops with adequate, at least by low Russian ...
February 15, 2024: This is more a shouting than a shooting war. Russia recently banned the importation of Ecuadorian bananas. This is a big deal for Ecuador, where banana exports brought in 3.5 ...
February 12, 2024: Russia has planned a major expansion of its navy since the 1990s. This included replacing all the remaining Cold War era ships and adding many additional new ships and submarines.