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Despite several days of warning and Russian claims otherwise, Syrian air defenses launched only two missiles during strikes by the United States, United Kingdom, and France to destroy the country's chemical weapons capability. Both missiles missed the incoming cruise missiles. Syrian forces fired ...
A copy of the largest tanks of World War II was produced for a Russian military museum. A working T-35 tank, which weighed even more than Russia's newest main battle tank, was built by the metallurgical company Uralelectromed JSC for the Museum of Military Equipment in the Sverdlovsk region, Russia.

One of the missiles used in last week's strike on Syrian chemical weapons facilities was a new weapon seeing its first taste of combat. It's called the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile-Extended Range. The weapon could use a real name, but in the meantime you can call it JASSM-ER. The missile is one of ...
This weekend the United States and its allies launched a wave of missile strikes designed to cripple Syria's chemical weapons capability, triggered by the Syrian government's use of poison gas against civilians in rebel-held areas. Despite worries that Russian military forces deployed in an around Syria to ...
The National Defence Committee of the Riigikogu supported a bill of amendments to the Weapons Act, Strategic Goods Act, Explosive Substances Act and other laws which, adopted by the Riigikogu, would grant Estonian defense industry companies the right to handle military weapons and munitions.
The continued emphasis on mental health by opponents of tighter gun control is a red herring. It is irrelevant. It is a distraction from the issue. Read the 2016 report “Mass Shootings and Mental Illness” by James L. Knoll, M.D., and George D. Annas, M.D., M.P.H., at Most dangerous ...

In 2027, war breaks out in Romania. The United States loses to Russia, whose military forces use drones and computer viruses to disable 70-ton American tanks. This fictional conflict happens in Silent Ruin, a comic book published by The Army Cyber Institute at West Point. It paints a grim vision of a future ...
I, and I'm sure thousands of others across the country, listened and watched with tears in our eyes news of the latest shooting tragedy in Parkland, Fla., committed with a semi-automatic assault rifle on innocent young people. Numerous dead, numerous injured. Once again we hear the chant, “Never again!”.
After searching the brother of billionaire Ziyavudin Magomedov, co-owner of the Summa group Magomed Magomedov, law enforcers found unregistered military weapon, RIA Novosti reports. This was announced by an investigation representative in the Tverskoy Court of Moscow, which was electing a ...
I am writing in support of Rev. Dr. Glenn Schoenberger's position concerning the presence of military weapons in civilian society in this country. I want to add a couple of bits of relevant information. First, it must be understood that these weapons obliterate the idea that "guns don't kill people; people kill ...
Can you hear me now? Play the video below to see if you can hear a “voice”. (Credit: YouTube/Patrick Tucker/Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Program). Are you hearing voices? Say yes and many people might question your sanity. But hearing voices is exactly what the United States military hopes will happen ...
SAN DIEGO — A San Diego lawmaker helped introduce a bill Friday that would make it more difficult for law enforcement agencies to buy military-grade equipment. Assemblyman Todd Gloria and Assemblyman David Chiu (D-San Francisco) co-authored the legislation, which would require state and local ...
More needs to be done to mend ways, rectify our moral conscience, and take appropriate action against those who support the continued proliferation and availability of assault-type military weapons. It is not enough to support gun control advocates. We seem to be starting to recognize that. Throughout the ...
A San Diego lawmaker Friday helped introduce legislation into the state Assembly that could make it more difficult for law enforcement agencies to acquire military-grade equipment. Assemblyman Todd Gloria, D-San Diego, along with Assemblyman David Chiu, D-San Francisco, co-authored the legislation ...
The recent protests in support of gun control (and counter arguments) by schoolchildren, educators and parents have heightened the issue's public profile and pressured politicians to act, which is a positive step, because we indeed have a crisis. There has been much debate about what rights the U.S. ...
As we all know by now, Cambridge Analytica has apparently utilized highly sophisticated psychometric algorithms to target mental vulnerabilities within the United States and other nations, perhaps swaying votes toward one candidate or another. While these methods, in and of themselves, are not illegal ...
The recent protests in support of gun control (and counter arguments) by schoolchildren, educators and parents have heightened the issue's public profile and pressured politicians to act, which is a positive step, because we indeed have a crisis. There has been much debate about what rights the U.S. ...

Kenya Defence Forces soldiers. The country has cut back on military spending. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP. In Summary. Jordan, a long-term seller of arms to Kenya, donated two second hand AH-1F helicopters. Tanzanian president has cut back hugely on spending. Advertisement.
For instance, Google “AR-15” and find out it is a military weapon that can be fired as a fully automatic rifle and it is not an assault weapon. Military weapons are not for sale except to a very few collectors in the U.S. and never show up at gun shops or gun shows. The AK-47 is a military weapon made in ...
are super fun to use. So long as they are used properly and safely. A big part of our 2nd amendment rights is based on personal responsibility. Pushing the very edge of that responsibility are some frightening military weapons and vehicles that are perfectly legal to own. Check out these crazy 2nd ...
There is no need for military type weapons to protect anyone at home or on the street. There is no army at your door. A shotgun and revolver in properly trained hands and kept secure from children's hands is all you need. We need to prohibit their sale to civilians and offer awards for voluntary turn-ins to law ...
Here is a modest proposal for constitutionally addressing the proliferation of military-style weapons in our country: No one can lawfully possess a military-style weapon unless, until, and only for so long as that person is a member of a well-regulated militia. What a military-style weapon is would be left to ...
Military weapons such as the AR-15 and others. Why should the military be the only ones to have military weapons in their possession? They should not, thus our forefathers had the sense to add the Second Amendment. You do not have to be an NRA member or even a weapon owner to understand that ...
Amanda Hutchinson has been a gun owner her whole adult life. She wasn't surprised to see it. She feels there needs to be stricter policies and regulations for military weapons. "I'm an Army brat, nobody needs a military weapon, nobody. If you're hunting with a military weapon you're not a hunter," Hutchinson explained.
I understand the thrill of shooting a gun. For one blissful moment, everything melts away, and all that your brain focuses on is that satisfyingly heavy piece of metal molding perfectly into your hands. It gives you a power you never thought possible. Shooting a gun gives you a tangible sense of control, fills ...
South Korean defense business Hanwha Systems and state-run science research university Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) have launched a project to co-develop artificial intelligence (AI) features to be applied to military weapons, The Korea Times reports. Hanwha and ...
Rice, George W Bush's secretary of state, was speaking to radio host Hugh Hewitt on Friday when she questioned the need for military weapons. “I think it is time to have a conversation about what the right to bear arms means in the modern world,” she said. “I don't understand why civilians need to have ...
Some of my fondest childhood memories are hunting for squirrels, pheasants and ducks with my father near his childhood home in Winneconne. I was taught to the safe use of firearms. Unfortunately, the hunting/sporting culture has morphed into something truly ugly. Under the guise of protecting ...
I was a senior in high school in 1999 when the massacre at Columbine High School took place. We were already home from school because of the time difference, I was on the East Coast, and I remember watching it all unfold on TV. It seemed at the time like an unbelievable, one-off situation that ...
AR-15s are civilian versions of a military weapon and cost around $500. No training included. There are no batteries of tests one has to take, followed by an evaluation from a competent authority. Nikolas Cruz went through a quick background check and then laid money on the counter. That was it, that was ...
People who live in the neighborhoods surrounding Green Mountain have been aware of the possibility of unexploded military weapons surrounding their homes for years. The National Guard used Green Mountain as an artillery impact area from 1912 until the late 1930's. New technology will now allow ...
Aerial Drone Swarms: The Next Generation Military Weapon. Atul Pant. Group Captain Atul Pant is Research Fellow at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), New Delhi. More from the author · Share · Tweet · Email · Whatsapp · Linkedin · Print · Facebook Twitter · Atul Pant. February 15 ...
In Mr. Maynard Allen Altizer's letter of April 5, he states that he has read and re-read my letter of Feb. 23, yet the only part of the letter that he addresses is the part that proposes a solution to gun violence. My question for Mr. Altizer and his fellow NRA members is, how much is a human life worth? If you knew ...
George W. Bush's Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has urged for a “conversation” about gun rights, questioning why Americans should have access to military weapons. “I think it is time for us to have a conversation about what the right to bear arms means in the modern world,” Rice told conservative ...



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