David Knights' Weblog

December 18, 2016

Hasegawa F-35A

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in Japanese markings due next year.

December 16, 2016

Even more South China Sea news

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Recently I highlighted news of China putting weapons on its man-made islands.

Now we have this.

I believe the ball is now in the US court.  I will be interested to see what the Navy does.

Early 109s

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Finally new 72nd scale kits of the early 109s.

More South China Sea news

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Things continue to escalate.  I don’t see how this ends well.

December 15, 2016

Driverless cars

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Technology is going to do a lot to change the lives of the elderly and disabled.

December 14, 2016

Frikin’ laser beams

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The USAF wants them.  In the words of Glen Reynolds, “Faster, please”.

December 13, 2016

Bad news for the USAF

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 6:44 am
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This story is a bit depressing.  The US is spending plenty on defense, it just doesn’t seem to be going to the right places.

December 12, 2016

As if the South China Sea wasn’t bad enough….

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Now things are heating up again in the Ukraine.

December 11, 2016

Russian drone sub

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 7:57 am
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This is not good news.  A nuke capable drone sub with a 3000 mile range.

December 10, 2016

Oh, goody!

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Vietnam now getting in on the act.  That much firepower in the South China Sea and eventually someone will make a mistake.

 

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