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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 12, 2017

Fortitude

Filed under: General — dknights @ 8:27 am
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New episodes of the TV show Fortitude are now available on Amazon.  I highly recommend the show.

 

April 27, 2017

Is it worth salvaging?

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 11:02 pm
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It might be.

April 23, 2017

MiG-21

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 8:42 pm
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It appears that Eduard isn’t the only company doing a MiG-21.  See AZ’s entry here.

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.

April 14, 2017

Eduard MiG-21 MF

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 8:07 am
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First quarter of 2018!

March 23, 2017

Project 885M

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 9:02 am
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That is the model number of the latest Russian sub project.  Story here. So far the only 700th scale kit of the sub is this one. I am hoping that eventually we will get one in plastic.

March 20, 2017

The LCS

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 6:14 am
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The US Navy needs more ships, including more coastal ships.  However, the Navy’s solution, the LCS is very controversial.  It has suffered cost overruns and their are questions about whether or not it can defend itself. Here is a summary of some of the issues. 

March 16, 2017

More MiG-29SMT stuff

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 6:17 am
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I mentioned the other day a new set of masks for MiG-29SMT camo.  Well, it looks like another model company is releasing a MiG-29SMT. Zvezda is stepping up to the plate.

March 14, 2017

Camo masks for the MiG-29SMT

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 9:07 pm
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I got the Trumpy kit not long ago.  These might come in handy.

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