Murdoc’s apologies for the lack of posting lately. The real world has been interfering again.
A video report on the giant hamster ball virtual reality system MO pointed out a few years back.
USA to delay release of KC-X tanker request
The draft request for proposals has now been delayed until the fourth quarter. We should have new tankers in the air by 2050.
Army acquires rights to M4 and More on the M4 Rights
Other manufacturers can bid to build M4 carbines for the military.
Peruvian U-Boat Stalks the USN
More training with foreign diesel-electrics. I hope we’re learning things.
Russia strategic missile test fails
New Bulava SLBM for the Dolgoruky-class boomers has been pretty much a bust so far.
DOD considers boosting Army size
Temporary increase by up to 30,000? Murdoc says go for it. That’s a government jobs program he can support.
Solid-State Laser Ready For On-Board Tests
Are laser weapons getting closer to prime-time?
IED incidents up dramatically in Afghanistan
736 IED incidents last month.
Israel says anti-rocket system aces first live try
Iron Dome is designed to intercept Katyusha-type rockets from 2 to 45 miles out.
USMC Adopt Airmobile 120mm Mortar System
The EFSS (Expeditionary Fire Support System).
No pistol grip to scare the banners.
5 Guns That Can Shoot Around Corners