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March 4, 2012 5 years ago

Navy SEAL Watches from Luminox

It’s no secret that Navy SEALs and special operations soldiers typically have the coolest, most efficient and high-tech gear on the battlefield. For many elite operators, Luminox has become the watch of choice for those carrying out missions underwater and in darkness. Read more
March 3, 2012 5 years ago

U.S. Army Requests Armed Aerial Scout Demonstration

The U.S. Army is hoping the Department of Defense will bless its request to conduct a demonstration later this spring of potential replacements for the OH-58 Kiowa Warrior. This is good news for European Aerospace Defense Systems (EADS)… Read more
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Tags:Israel, mine, missile, ship, submarine, torpedo
March 2, 2012 5 years ago

Keeping Hormuz Open for Business

The ongoing saber-rattling from both sides over Iran’s nuclear weapons research program has focused attention on potential Iranian responses to an attack. Though its options include mobilizing Hezbollah for rocket and other attacks on Israel and using its covert capabilities to mount terrorist attacks elsewhere in the world, the most effective (and feared) response would be a move to close the Strait of Hormuz. Read more
March 1, 2012 5 years ago

New "Super Dolphin" Submarine for Israel

Germany, a nation that definitely knows something about submarines, is about to deliver the first of at least three advanced submarines to Israel. The sub—known as the “Super Dolphin”—is a follow-on to the three Dolphin-class vessels… Read more
February 29, 2012 5 years ago

Olympic Arms UMAR 22-250

The Olympic Ultimate Magnum AR or UMAR is all rifle; from the 24 inch stainless steel barrel to its A2 style buttstock; in between is pure unadulterated shooting pleasure. Read more
February 29, 2012 5 years ago

Up Close with the Merkava 4 Main Battle Tank

Israel faces an unusual set of circumstances when it comes to national defense. Though it spent the first 25 years of its existence surrounded by enemies, it does have a significant strategic advantage that’s not always obvious: Thanks to its small size, it has short internal lines of communication and can shift forces quickly and easily from one border region to another. Read more
February 27, 2012 5 years ago

AC-130 Gunships for the USMC

If you’ve done any appreciable amount of reading about the Vietnam War, you know that one of the grunt’s best friends in the air was the AC-130 Specter gunship, affectionately known in those days as “Puff the Magic Dragon.” Both the AC-130H and third-generation AC-130U Spooky pack a lethal combination of L60 40mm Bofors and M102 105mm cannons—yes, that’s 105mm, as in the light artillery piece. The AC-130U also boasts a GAU-12 25mm rotary cannon. Read more

 

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