The fourth and final flight of the Boeing X-51A Waverider test program has accomplished a breakthrough in the development of flight reaching Mach 5.1 over the Pacific Ocean May 1. The WaveRider unmanned hypersonic vehicle traveled more than 230 nautical miles in just over six minutes over the Point Mugu NavalRead More
Archive for May 4th, 2013
The US has enhanced its biggest bunker buster bomb specifically to enable the destruction of Iran’s underground Fordow uranium enrichment plant near the city of Qom. 20 such bombs – the biggest and heaviest bomb in the US arsenal, will be delivered this year, following the completion of upgrades and testing.
France has recently published a white paper on defense, the ‘Livre Blanc’ outlines the priorities planned for the next five years, in the areas of national defense – land, air, maritime and space, as a well as as in the areas of homeland security and cyberwarfare. This article covers theRead More
“Red Light” in Western Africa – The rising Terror in Africa Risks Energy Infrastructures and Threatens Economy
Western companies active in the raw materials and energy fields operating from Mauritania to Chad, Algeria and Nigeria, are all exposed to growing terror threats south of the Sahara, even in countries previously considered safe for operations. Dangers are not limited only to the lawless Sahara area, but are expandingRead More
Many companies develop systems for border security. Some of these were recently showed in a Border Security Expo at the Phoenix Convention Center in Arizona, One system is the Pointman Tactical Robot (PTR). “You can throw it through windows and doors, it goes up stairs, it’s self-righting. We can mountRead More