SR-72: The U.S. Military’s New Insanely Fast Spy Plane (Or Strike Aircraft)?

The Lockheed Martin SR-72—also nicknamed the “Son of Blackbird”—is a potential hypersonic unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) concept that is being developed under the aerospace company’s Skunk Works or Advanced Development Programs. This next-generation aircraft has been selected to be the highly anticipated successor to SR-71 Blackbird spy plane that retired from service in the U.S. Air Force back in 1998. Speed Rules… Read More SR-72: The U.S. Military’s New Insanely Fast Spy Plane (Or Strike Aircraft)?

Russia, Saudi Arabia Sign Military Pact amid Biden Chaos in Afghanistan

Saudi and Russian officials Tuesday announced the signing of military cooperation pact between the two countries. Saudi Defense Minister Khalid bin Salman announced the agreement via Twitter, stating it would aid in “developing joint military cooperation between the two countries.” In a second tweet, he elaborated on his meeting with his Russian counterpart, Sergey Shoygu, in which the pair… Read More Russia, Saudi Arabia Sign Military Pact amid Biden Chaos in Afghanistan

130 Retired Generals, Admirals Demand Resignations From Milley, Austin Over Afghanistan Disaster

The list of retired admirals and generals demanding resignations from Secretary of Defense (SECDEF) Lloyd Austin and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) Mark Milley has grown significantly in the last few days, going from under 90 just a few days ago to ballooning to 130 by Thursday. The retired admirals and generals said that… Read More 130 Retired Generals, Admirals Demand Resignations From Milley, Austin Over Afghanistan Disaster

Belgorod: Russia’s New Submarine Has the U.S. Navy (and the World) Really Confused

One of Russia’s largest and most complex submarines, the K-329 Belgorod, has officially started its sea trials, as per expert naval analysis. The Belgorod is one of the largest submarines in terms of displacement in existence today, exceeded only by the Soviet — now Russian — Typhoon class, which is coincidentally the largest submarine ever built. The design is… Read More Belgorod: Russia’s New Submarine Has the U.S. Navy (and the World) Really Confused

U.S. Navy is Liable for Mass Software Piracy, Appeals Court Rules

The United States Navy is liable for a mass copyright infringement. The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit sided with the German software company Bitmanagement, which accused the Navy of copying software without permission. Bitmanagement claimed more than $500 million in damages, but the final amount has yet to be determined. The US Government… Read More U.S. Navy is Liable for Mass Software Piracy, Appeals Court Rules

GOP Rep. Waltz: ‘We Can’t Get a Briefing’ on Why National Guard Is Still in Capitol

On Monday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “The Story,” Rep. Michael Waltz (R-FL) said that Congress still can’t get a briefing on the threat that requires a large National Guard presence at the U.S. Capitol and that he doesn’t have answers after speaking to the acting secretary of the Army. Waltz said, “We still… Read More GOP Rep. Waltz: ‘We Can’t Get a Briefing’ on Why National Guard Is Still in Capitol

The Navy and its allies have ships that ‘do quite well’ against Russia’s newest subs, top US admiral in Europe says

The US and its NATO allies are increasingly worried about Russia’s improved submarine fleet, which can sail quieter and longer, and, with new submarine-launched missiles, strike farther. That challenge is emerging as the US Navy is still determining what its fleet will look like in the future, but in the Atlantic, it isn’t alone in the undersea fight,… Read More The Navy and its allies have ships that ‘do quite well’ against Russia’s newest subs, top US admiral in Europe says

US Warship “Expelled” From South China Sea By PLA Forces

The superpower clash between China and the U.S. continued on Friday as a U.S. Navy ship sailed near the Chinese-controlled Paracel Islands in the heavily disrupted South China Sea, only to get an stern rebuke (and what some would call, an appropriate response) from Beijing.  The USS John S. McCain, an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, entered… Read More US Warship “Expelled” From South China Sea By PLA Forces