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This may be the most fearsome US Navy weapon in the Pacific | CNN World

With the capacity to destroy well over a dozen Soviet cities in a single salvo, the USS Ohio is the largest guided missile submarine the United States Navy has ever put to sea. Given how powerful it is, the submarine stays one of the most fearsome US Navy weapons in the Pacific, despite having its missiles stripped. Like all US ... Read More »

Taking a closer look at Israel’s weapons wish list | Defense News

With the aim of bringing down Iran and its terrorist proxies in Syria and Lebanon, the Israeli Air Force is set to fund approximately $9 billion worth of U.S. military aircraft and weapons, including both the F-35 and the F-15EX. Israel’s Cabinet approved their Air Force request to use U.S. foreign military financing and loans to acquire new American fighter ... Read More »

After weeks of being offline, Parler finds a new web host | NPR News

Amazon Web Services chose to stop hosting Parler, the far-right-friendly social media site, in January after the site allegedly refused to take down violent posts. Web infrastructure company SkySilk is now hosting Parler, but the kickoff has not been smooth. Users report major slow downs and difficulty accessing it from a mobile device. Parler’s executive committee is also looking for ... Read More »

Former NSA director, retired top officers ask Supreme Court to declare military draft unconstitutional | Marine Corps Times

Nine prominent retired generals and flag officers and a former National Security Agency director have asked the Supreme Court to declare military draft unconstitutional. This supports arguments that say that the Selective Service System is unconstitutional as it applies only to men ages 18 to 26 and not women. In the original claim, the high court should overturn a ruling ... Read More »

20 Hilarious Space Force memes | We Are the Mighty

From who they are, to what they do, and what they wear, there is a Space Force meme for it. The Space Force is a new branch of the Air Force that has been rather controversial since it was launched. The subject has become the center of inventive and sometimes insulting memes because, to others, the idea is totally absurd. ... Read More »

4 Bivy sacks sure to keep adventurers warm and packs light | Task & Purpose

Sleeping in a bivy sack under the stars is a romantic and relaxing idea as you have a warmer place to stay, especially during cold nights. But what makes buy sacks better than one-man tents? Well, bivy sacks are lighter, this carrying them around is a lot more convenient. They are relatively warmer, too, giving you better sleep. This makes ... Read More »

Mark Zuckerberg’s big problem has been obvious for 17 years, but nobody wants to admit it | INC.com

Ever since Facebook was launched, Mark Zuckerberg has become one of the most powerful humans on earth. Nobody can nag him around, and he doesn’t have to listen to anybody else. But what if he has been doing it wrong all along, but no one dared to point this out because they are all afraid for him? Ironic, but this ... Read More »

This veteran Air Force pilot made history – and she’s not done yet | We Are the Mighty

For the first time in history, a black female, in the person of Retired Air Force Colonel Merryl Tengesdal, was able to maneuver the U-2 plane. Aside from being the very first-ever Black female U-2 pilot, she was also able to set the record as the only black female to be able to do so. Tengesdal was raised by her ... Read More »

The myth and reality of the super soldier | BBC News

Five years after the announcement of the creation of Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit (Talos), referred to as the “Iron Man,” makers are hopeful that the individual components of the suit will be used somewhere else. This could mean altering the military’s individual soldier, making it in to someone who can fight without fear, compassion, regret, or pain through genome ... Read More »

U.S. Navy wants to buy new special surface craft | Defense Blog

In a notice issued by the Federal Opportunities, the U.S. Navy has announced its plans to buy as many as 110 special surface craft for Naval Special Warfare Command (NAVSPECWARCOM) and United States Coast Guard (USCG) shore-based Units. These special surface crafts come in 8 meters and 11 meters long and are planned to replace the legacy 33-ft SPC-LEs. Notably, ... Read More »