Month: February 2009

Friday Linkzookery – 27 Feb 2009

Stupid or Lying In which Murdoc explains his feelings about Obama supporters who claim to have not known the big guy was going to reinstate a federal AWB. The Skeleton Tank This beastie was an experimental tank built in 1918 by the Pioneer Tractor Company, Winona, Minnesota. Fox to develop ‘Narnia 3’ Dropped by Disney, […]

NLOS-C and Excalibur

BAE Press release: Future Combat Systems Program Non-Line-of-Sight Cannon Fires Excalibur Simulation Rounds MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BAE Systems successfully fired Excalibur simulation rounds from the first XM1203 Non-Line-of-Sight (NLOS) Cannon prototype at a U.S. Army test site. BAE Systems used Excalibur simulation rounds that mirror the mass of actual Excalibur rounds with tactical bases. The test firing […]

Army Emergency Relief Stockpile

Army charity hoards millions It sounds like the big green dragon is hoarding AER contributions, an Army version of Smaug sleeping on his pile of Dwarven gold under the Lonely Mountain: Between 2003 and 2007 — as many military families dealt with long war deployments and increased numbers of home foreclosures — Army Emergency Relief […]