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November 9, 2022

MiG-31

Filed under: Modeling,Technology — dknights @ 3:26 pm
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Interesting story here on the use of MiG-31s in Ukraine.  Not sure I believe they are really having much success.

October 19, 2022

You’d have to have a heart of stone not to laugh

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 10:39 am
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I will admit I LOL’d when I read this. I hope it is true. Story here.

September 14, 2022

That is a lot of tanks

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 3:24 pm
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Big, if true.  Story here.

September 13, 2022

Can the Russians absorb the blow?

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 8:25 pm
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Color me skeptical. Story here.

August 9, 2022

I-16

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 11:45 pm
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My partner in crime found this website with very interesting information regarding the I-16 and what parts  were built out of what material.  Site here. (h/t Mike Baskette)

July 18, 2022

SA-2 and transporter

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 10:49 pm
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Our friend Steven Lee points out a great build in 72nd scale of the SA-2 and its transporter. 

April 25, 2022

Are Russian weapons really crappy?

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 4:38 pm
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Yes, but why?  Read here.

April 21, 2022

Don’t panic, all is well

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 8:32 am
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Could things get any worse for Putin?

 

 

April 19, 2022

Feel good story of the day (Ukraine edition)

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 11:47 am
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April 6, 2022

Ukraine

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 11:09 am
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Excellent reporting.  I suspect we will be seeing a lot more of these stories.

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