David Knights' Weblog

June 7, 2017

Even more South China Sea news

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 5:04 pm
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I am just going to note this here.

May 31, 2017

ICBM defense

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 8:33 am
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The technology appears to have finally caught up to the dream.

May 22, 2017

This is not good news

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 7:33 pm
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5000 shoulder fired SAMs in a country on the verge of collapse.

May 13, 2017

Anti-missile test

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 10:19 pm
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Looks like the US may run another anti-missile test soon.

April 19, 2017

Indian Israeli military cooperation

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 9:53 pm
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The Indians have been shifting a lot of their military procurement to Israel from Russia.  The story of their recent SAM purchase is here.

March 9, 2017

Russian strength or Russian weakness?

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 8:15 am
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Russia is upgrading the missiles on two of their Oscar II SSGNs.  Originally they had planned to upgrade the missiles on all 8 boats, but now are upgrading only two.  I suspect this is an indication of economic weakness and budget problems.

February 17, 2017

3D printing

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 9:07 pm
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3D printing has come of age for modelers.  Shapeways offers a bunch of stuff.  HPM is now offering 3D printed models.

February 4, 2017

Oh great

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 6:13 am
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Just when I thought the world was getting safer. </Sarc>  This is the latest news.

January 14, 2017

Latest space news

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 3:54 pm
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SpaceX has a successful launch and sticks the landing again.

More discussion of the EM drive.  This is the most interesting story in physics since cold fusion.  (Post in memory of Mike Nofsinger)

December 25, 2016

China in space

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 8:37 pm
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If this is true it is huge.  However, I have my doubts.

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