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Pentagon’s New Non-Lethal SPECTER Is A Game Changer For Crowd Control

A new weapon fired from a shotgun to temporarily incapacitate its target will change how law enforcement officers handle a violent crowd of people.

Japan: US military coronavirus policy has multiple problems

Japan's defense minister said that officials have discovered "a number of problems” with U.S. military measures to guard against the coronavirus among service members stationed in Japan.

US carries out the 1st federal execution in nearly 2 decades

The federal government on Tuesday carried out its first execution in almost two decades, killing by lethal injection a man convicted of murdering an Arkansas family in a 1990s plot to build a whites-only nation in the Pacific Northwest.

Russia Working On Directed Energy Weapon

Russia is working on an "EMP Cannon" – described as a directed energy weapon that’s seeing modern usage as an anti-drone tool. 

Mask Resistance During A Pandemic Isn’t New – In 1918 Many Americans Were ‘Slackers’

Pandemic masks: While a majority of Americans support wearing masks, widespread and consistent compliance has proven difficult to maintain.

Our Geriatric Bomber Force

To put the current bomber deficit situation in historical context, in 1957 the Air Force had 2,334 bombers in its inventory; in 1990 it had 411; the 2021 budget plans for 140.

China Uses Android Malware To Spy On Ethnic Minorities Worldwide, New Research Says

China-based surveillance campaigns are using Android malware to spy on Uighur Muslims and other ethnic minorities worldwide, according to new research from mobile cybersecurity firm Lookout.

Pentagon And Congress Risk Bungling Drive To Modernize U.S. Military

The Army Future Combat System, Navy’s Ford-class aircraft carrier, and the Air Force KC-46 Tanker are just a few recent examples where technological hurdles slowed or stopped introduction of a new program service leaders considered essential to stay ahead of adversaries.

Video Shows Massive Iranian Navy Submarine Being Moved By Road

Iran’s three Kilo Class submarines are the most potent warships in their navy. A video has surfaced on social media showing one of them being transported by road.

S Korea asks senior US envoy to try to revive N Korea talks

South Korea on Thursday asked a visiting senior U.S. envoy to try to revive stalled nuclear diplomacy with North Korea, which has refused to resume talks because of what it calls hostile U.S. policies.