Category: armaments

US approves $1 billion for Israel’s ‘Iron Dome’

A U.S.-Israeli aid deal signed in 2016 calls for $500 million in annual missile defense funding. Photo: An Israeli Iron Dome anti-rocket system, right, and an American Patriot…

US, UK Agree To ‘Share’ Nuclear Submarine Tech With Australia

Hello China. A US official called the move the “biggest strategic step Australia has taken in generations.” 15 September 2021 |  AARON MEHTA and COLIN CLARK | Breaking Defense WASHINGTON:…

Report: Dangerous levels of ‘forever chemicals’ found at six Great Lakes area military sites

Six military bases in the Great Lakes region, including Michigan’s Selfridge Air National Guard Base, which sits on the coast of Lake St. Clair, have “dangerously” high levels…

US and NATO: Are they manufacturing a new cold war?

Photo: The benefits of a hypersonic weapon include rapid response, time critical capability that will overcome distance in contested environments using high speed and altitude. An operational hypersonic air-launched weapon…

Scientists discover new ‘chemical creation’ at the site of 1945 US nuclear bomb detonation

Photo: The heat and pressure generated by a nuclear explosion can produce unusual chemical curiosities. United States Department of Energy/wikimedia 02 June 2021 | Robert A Jackson | The…

Gaza journalists covering conflicts exposed to dangers of a war zone

Photo: Only a limited number of Gaza journalists possessed safety gear like during the recent violence. (File/AFP) 28 May 2021 | HAZEM BALOUSHA | Arab News GAZA CITY:…

US: New $753 million arms sale to Israel includes ‘smaller’ smart bombs

Photo: President Joe Biden on May 12, 2021 in Washington, DC. Biden’s arms deal for Israel includes a weapon that could reduce collateral damage. The disparity in death…

In pictures: Israel-Gaza (13 May 2021)

Rockets in Tel Aviv, destruction in the Gaza Strip — the situation between Israelis and Palestinians has been escalating for nearly a week. On both sides, people are suffering….

World military spending rises to almost $2 trillion in 2020

In 2020 US military expenditure reached an estimated $778 billion, representing an increase of 4.4 per cent over 2019. 26 Apr 2021 | Relief Web | Original Link…

Backstory: Sixty-Six Japanese cities were wiped out in World War II

Photograph of a mock-up of the Little Boy nuclear weapon dropped on Hiroshima, Japan, in August 1945. This was the first photograph of the Little Boy bomb casing…

Skinny Jeans Are So Yesterday. Skinny $715B Defense Budgets are In.

Biden’s “Skinny budget” has an eye on beating China at everything China does. 09 April 2021 | Marcus Weisgerber | Defence One (original link) Biden’s $715B Defense Ask:…

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