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Russian Defense Ministry claims Metal Gear video game is U.S. intelligence project | Stop Fake

On June 20, the Russian state news agency Interfax reported that Deputy Defense Minister Andrei Kartapolov, speaking during a parliamentary roundtable, cited the popular video game series Metal Gear as an example of projects of the U.S. Intelligence services to manipulate the “public consciousness and especially young people” against the Russian government. According to The Moscow Times, he added that ... Read More »

Canadian special forces will receive three new surveillance aircraft – aircraft expected 2022 | Ottawa Citizen

The three Beechcraft King Air planes, to be based at CFB Trenton in Ontario, will be outfitted with sensors and equipment to intercept cell phone and other electronic transmissions. Canadian special forces and, potentially, other government departments will use them for missions overseas and in Canada. The agreement for the aircraft was finalized on April 26 with the U.S. government. ... Read More »

‘We’re basically building an entire base’: AFWERX brainstorms ideas for massive Tyndall reconstruction | Air Force Times

The effort to rebuild hurricane-devastated Tyndall Air Force Base will be daunting and unprecedented. Virtually all of the Florida base’s roughly 480 buildings sustained at least some damage — and about 300 of them are beyond saving and must be demolished. When all is said and done, perhaps six or seven years after Hurricane Michael slammed into the base Oct. ... Read More »

Disabled vets could see their student loan debts automatically erased | Military Times

Nearly 34,000 disabled veterans who haven’t paid back their federal student loans could see that debt automatically erased under bipartisan legislation proposed this week. The proposal follows moves by the Departments of Education and Veterans Affairs last year to alert more veterans about debt forgiveness programs for 100-percent disabled veterans. More than 42,000 individuals nationwide are eligible for the aid, ... Read More »

Russian Troops Will Be Getting Tactical Bomb Drones | Defense One

Having learned from ISIS attacks in Syria, Russia is rushing to put armed drones on the front lines. Following in the footsteps of U.S. Marines and Special Forces, the Russian military is looking to outfit soldiers with small multi-rotor drones armed with explosives, the Russian Defense Ministry told Russian news site Izvestia. “It is planned that the new flight vehicles ... Read More »

A-10 Warthog hits bird, drops 3 dummy bombs over Florida | Air Force Times

The Air Force says it’s investigating after a fighter jet struck a bird and dropped three dummy bombs used for training over northern Florida. Moody Air Force Base in central Georgia said in a news release there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage after the 25-pound (11-kilogram), nonexplosive training munitions were dropped Monday afternoon by an A-10C Thunderbolt ... Read More »

Mystical’ psychedelic compound found in normal brains of rats | Science Daily

In the past few years, thrill-seekers from Hollywood, Silicon Valley and beyond have been travelling to South America to take part in so-called Ayahuasca retreats. Their goal: to partake in a brewed concoction made from a vine plant Banisteriopsis caapi, traditionally used by indigenous people for sacred religious ceremonies. Drinkers of Ayahuasca experience short-term hallucinogenic episodes many describe as life-changing. ... Read More »

Delta Is Bringing Free Cocktails, Bistro-style Dining, and Hot Towel Service to Economy | Travel and Leisure

Main Cabin passengers traveling on international routes with Delta Air Lines will soon have an elevated experience to look forward to as the airline is introducing a completely reinvented service starting in November. The experience begins from boarding, with pursers and lead flight attendants greeting guests both at the gate house and at the boarding door before passengers receive a ... Read More »

Entrepreneurship: The True Process of Learning | Entrepreneur

There are people who learn while working and the key to become perfect is to practice and this is how one can become perfect. Journey as an entrepreneur is a process of self-teaching. A few tips that can help you learn and become perfect while working are as follows. Source: Entrepreneurship: The True Process of Learning | Entrepreneur  Read More »

Laser helps special forces kill terrorists in a heartbeat | The Times

Special forces could use a laser beam to positively identify terrorists from their heartbeats before they are targeted by drone strikes, snipers or arrest squads. The Pentagon has developed the device for the US military to identify suspects through cardiac signatures — which are unique to a person. Prototypes work at up to 200 metres (650ft) but the system’s creators ... Read More »

Defense Department to ban beer and pizza? Mandatory keto diet may enhance military performance | Military Times

The controversial ketogenic or “keto” diet may be the future of the military, some defense officials say. Service members, and Navy SEALS especially, may have to forgo beer and burritos for skinny cocktails and avocado salad (forget the tortilla chips) if a proposal from Special Operations Command gains momentum. While a nutritionally enhanced future could eventually be put into effect ... Read More »

Gosberton’s World War II Auxiliary Unit specially trained to resist Nazi German invasion during Second World War | Spalding Today

The search is on to uncover a “secret army” of resistance fighters specially trained to stop Gosberton falling into Nazi German hands during World War II. Researchers are trying to find out more about Auxiliary Units set up by wartime Prime Minister Winston Churchill, including one in Gosberton that was made up of six men who were ready to act ... Read More »

50 years after moon landing: Army colonel taking ‘giant leap’ to space | Army

Fifty years after Neil Armstrong said, “One small leap for man, one giant leap for mankind,” during the historic Apollo 11 moon landing, one American Soldier will take the next “giant leap” into space. Col. Andrew Morgan, astronaut and Army emergency physician, is counting down to his launch for a nine-month mission aboard the International Space Station, July 20 — ... Read More »