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electromagnetic forces

China's Navy Is Flexing Its New Railgun

But it's possible US naval planners are preparing an even greater surprise for Beijing.
David Axe
2.2.18
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The Navy Can't Afford $1 Million 'Smart' Shells for Its $4 Billion Battleships

Meanwhile, its ultra-versatile new $440 million warship is frozen to a dock in Canada.
David Axe
1.29.18
preventable errors
preventable errors

The Navy's New $440 Million Warship Will Spend the Winter Frozen to a Dock in Canada

The USS Little Rock is likely stuck in Montreal until spring.
Michael Byrne
1.23.18
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The Tiny Nukes Trump Wants Could Be More Dangerous Than Big Ones

A nuke is a nuke is a nuke.
David Axe
1.9.18
Geosynchronous
Geosynchronous

The Dangerous Downside to DARPA’s New Repair Satellite

One country's orbital mechanic could be another’s saboteur.
David Axe
1.8.18
Not a Drill
Not a Drill

Russia Is Deploying Anti-Aircraft Missiles to Defend Its Arctic Oil Claims

The surface-to-air system is built for cold and can shoot down cruise missiles in the rapidly warming, potentially oil-rich Far North.
David Axe
1.3.18
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Trump's 'Impossible' Plan for a 350-Ship Navy Is Sinking Fast

The scheme is "more than unrealistic,” a Congressional shipbuilding expert told Motherboard.
David Axe
12.15.17
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The Pentagon’s Plan to Send Stealth Fighters Into North Korea Is ‘Cray Cray’

Experts say the scheme to shoot down Pyongyang's intercontinental ballistic missiles would never actually work.
David Axe
12.7.17
On Edge
On Edge

Neighborhoods Need to Be Designed More Like Military Bases

Bases are now built with a focus on mental health.
Emily Cassel
12.4.17
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All Fronts

Why Is the Air Force Using Stealth Fighters to Blow Up Crude Drug Labs?

"The reality is we are fighting two wars, in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the F-22 has not performed a single mission in either theater."
David Axe
11.30.17
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All Fronts

You Can't Fight a War Without Twitter

Journalist David Patrikarakos believes the rise of social media now demands a redefinition of warfare as we understand it.
Matt Suckley
11.29.17
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All Fronts

The US Army’s Robot Revolution Has Stalled

Following a high-profile screw-up in Iraq a decade ago, the Army has been reluctant to deploy armed ground robots.
David Axe
11.16.17