David Knights' Weblog

July 28, 2018

Well, this was bound to happen

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 12:35 am
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Middle Eastern terror groups using drones to attack airports.  I predict something like this in the US or Europe in the near future.

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June 15, 2018

Hypersonic weapons

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 2:07 pm
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The two areas I really expect to see develop in the military over the next ten years are UAVs (in the form of actual combat vehicles, as opposed to recon drones) and hypersonic weapons.  Keep an eye on these areas.

April 21, 2018

Iranian UAV shot down

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 8:25 am
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Interesting story.   I’d like to know more.

January 22, 2018

Doomsday torpedo

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 8:35 pm
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Rumor the Russians have put a nuclear warhead the size of the Tsar Bomba on a remote control underwater UAV.  Great news!

January 4, 2018

Drone aerial refueling

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 12:26 am
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Looks like the Navy is committed to having its refueling done via drone aircraft.  I wonder why they are starting with the task of refueling?

September 25, 2017

US military developments

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 8:10 am
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A new spy satellite is launched.

The Army is developing counter-drone technology.  This is the first real air threat to US forces since WWII.

July 9, 2017

Air to air combat

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 11:01 pm
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Interesting article.  Didn’t know about these drone kills.

October 29, 2015

British UAV

Filed under: Modeling,Technology — dknights @ 8:54 am
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I wonder if anyone makes a kit of this?

May 26, 2015

Neat, if true

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 4:28 pm
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If the US has this weapon, it would be a game-changer against any industrialized opponent.

April 24, 2015

This is impressive

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 4:14 pm
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This is impressive.  The end of manned aircraft may be close.

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