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July 27, 2021

How the mighty have fallen

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 12:02 am
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MiG isn’t what it use to be.

April 29, 2021

We are not alone

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 12:59 pm
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The USN isn’t the only navy with problems.

Ukraine moves west

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 10:10 am
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This seems to be a very sane move by Ukraine.  Sadly, I am not sure that the current administration is willing to support them.

April 19, 2021

Wild

Filed under: General — dknights @ 2:05 pm
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I am still amazed at what happened to several Soviet ships when the USSR collapsed.

February 23, 2021

A win for the good guys?

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 10:15 am
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Looks like the US may have succeeded in spiriting a copy of Russia’s main short range SAM system out of Libya. (h/t to an alert reader of the blog.  Thank you)

February 9, 2021

Sweden is smart

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 11:14 am
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While a lot of the NATO countries continue to whistle past the graveyard, Sweden is putting money where it counts.

Arma Sukhoi S-70

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 12:23 am
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No, not that Arma.  But I am not to proud to admit, I need this kit in my life.

January 28, 2021

MiG-41

Filed under: Modeling,Technology — dknights @ 4:12 pm
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I’ve written previously on the rumored to be in development MiG-41.  While I remain skeptical that we will see one in the near term future, this is an interesting analysis.

January 16, 2021

ICM MiG-25 PD

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 11:33 pm
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A Foxbat-E from ICM. This is in my wheelhouse.

January 12, 2021

Paper tiger

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 9:56 am
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You have to have a heart of stone not to laugh at this story. Modern Russia is the very definition of a Kleptocracy. 

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