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September 18, 2018

Civil war flags

Filed under: General — dknights @ 1:06 am
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I’ve always been interested in this subject.  Came across this page with some preserved remains of flags from Sharpsburg.

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September 15, 2018

Japanese missile defense

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 2:31 am
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Looks like the Japanese are seeking closer integration of missile defense with the US. Smart on their part and makes sense for the US as well.

September 14, 2018

So do I

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 2:44 pm
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The U.S. Army wants a new 120mm mortar that can reach out 12 miles.  Sounds like a good idea to me.

September 12, 2018

Another space success

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 4:22 pm
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SpaceX scores another launch success for the year.

August 28, 2018

Army Artillery Upgrades

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 3:12 pm
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Looks like the Army may be getting some much needed upgrades to their artillery and rocket forces.

August 27, 2018

Space Force

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 1:02 pm
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An intelligent article on the subject. (h/t to Jeff Groves.)

July 12, 2018

Argh

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 5:09 pm
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Stuff like this needs to stop happening.  The Navy needs a bigger fleet and things like this will sour the public on that idea.

June 19, 2018

Space Force

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 12:59 pm
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The President has announced that he wants to see a Space Force as a separate branch of the military. I’ve always thought this was a good idea. (post in memory of Mike Nofsinger)

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.

May 31, 2018

Space Tycoons

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 7:59 am
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A great editorial from Instapundit. (Post in memory of Mike Nofsinger)

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