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Buyer’s guide to long range rifle scopes | Primary Arms

Having a solid long-range rifle scope can be imperative to your marksman’s tool kit when it comes to long distance shots. Today, the market is very diverse and requires more research to ensure you are selecting the right scope for you. This guide will help you pick out a rifle scope each step of the way and ensure you are ... Read More »

Key Al-Qaida leader killed in western Afghanistan | VOA News

Mohammad Hanif, also known as Abdullah, was killed in Western Afghanistan by an intelligence led operation according to officials. Abdullah was a citizen of Pakistan. The United States will hold a peace talk with the Islamic Taliban and if it is found that there al-Qaida operatives in insurgent-held Afghan areas, it would mean that there is a breach of the ... Read More »

US Air Force opens new space lab | C4ISRNET

US Air Force opened Deployable Structures Laboratory (DeSel) on Oct 29, 2020, as part of their efforts of a lab focused on developing materials for new deployable space structures. The lab includes specialized equipment and a climate-controlled, vibration-isolated laboratory capable of testing spacecraft structures up to 20-by-15 meters. “AFRL has led the development of high strain composites for deployed spacecraft ... Read More »

You can now rock workout gear in the PX, no matter what your first sergeant says | Task & Purpose

Defense Secretary Mark Esper announced that service members are now allowed to wear their PT gear while shopping at base exchanges. This is provided the ‘attire is clean, serviceable and in good condition and appropriately modest’. However, the memo released that “Secretaries of the Military Departments are authorized to make exceptions to this policy for Service members based on mission requirements ... Read More »

The feds just seized Silk Road’s $1 billion stash of bitcoin | ARS Technica

Silk Road and Ulbricht were among the most popular online crime figures in Internet history. Ars reported on Wednesday that a mysterious hacker identified as Individual X transferred close to $1 billion in bitcoin out of a wallet likely associated with the Silk Road crime. The seizure came two days after blockchain analysts noticed the unusual activity. The unknown hacker didn’t return ... Read More »

Iraqi Army, Int’l coalition launch anti-ISIS Operation | Asharq Al-Awsat

The Iraqi Army has set out to capture ISIS militants in with a coalition. Officials say that the mission will last for several days. This mission is confirmed to have a new unspecified tactic. The operation has had a successful start as forces were able to find and break down IED’s and other explosive devices. Source: https://english.aawsat.com/home/article/2614336/iraqi-army-int%E2%80%99l-coalition-launch-anti-isis-operation Read More »