Russia’s Nuclear Battlecruisers

Benjamin Brimelow, 1945 With the possible exception of the aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov, no ships in the Russian navy are as important or held in higher regard than Kirov-class, or Russia’s nuclear battlecruisers.
At 827 feet long and with a dis…

October 20, 2021
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Pentagon Personnel Costs at Historic High

Jon Harper, National Defense Magazine Since 9/11, personnel-related expenditures have ballooned for the Defense Department. While reining in such costs could free up money for modernization, doing so would come with political and manpower risks that m…

October 20, 2021
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What About China’s Hypersonic Missile?

Stephen Bryen, Center for Security Policy The Financial Times originally reported on October 16 that China had tested a hypersonic nuclear missile in late August that was launched in low earth orbit, circled the earth and then failed to hit its target…

October 20, 2021
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Army Envisions Global 3D Terrain Map

Theresa Hitchens, Breaking Defense Brig. Gen. William Glaser, head of the Army’s Synthetic Training Environment effort, said his team is “very proud” of One World Terrain because it “really just started off as an idea within the simulations community,…

October 19, 2021
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