Happy New Year, MO readers! Tempted to try this tonight with a big oldschool bayonet. On Gizmodo via a reader.
Month: December 2010
New Year’s Eve Edition Navy awards LCS deals to Lockheed, Austal Looks like the Navy will be getting 10 more of each LCS design. The Bomber Question The Air Force hasn’t been told when to begin work on a new long-range strike aircraft, or even what it should be able to do. Army to test […]
Video and background on EMALS, the catapult of the future, over at Instapinch.
Yale Daily News: Of the 1,346 undergraduates surveyed this November, almost 70 percent support the establishment of an ROTC unit on campus. Nearly 300 respondents who are not in ROTC expressed interested in participating in the program, and almost 100 said they would consider joining ROTC if a unit were established at Yale. Almost 40 […]
The new C-12W is a King Air 350-based aircraft. The C-12Fs it’s replacing are based on the King Air 200. Also see: MC-12W ‘The Flying Intelligence Shop’ UPDATE: Here’s a press release from Beecher Aircraft on the C-12W. It includes: The current UC-12 aircraft are military transport versions of the Beechcraft King Air 200, which […]
1,760 PlayStation 3s form new supercomputer Putting 1,760 Sony PlayStation 3s in one room might make for the most awesome “Call of Duty: Black Ops” game ever. And, as Air Force researchers have discovered, they can also create the Defense Department’s largest interactive supercomputer. The Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, […]
Unmanned strike jet nearly set for 1st flight The first unmanned aircraft designed as a carrier-based strike jet is almost ready to take to the air for the first time, Navy officials have confirmed. Northrop Grumman’s X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Demonstration drone has been performing taxi tests for several weeks at Edwards Air Force […]
Here’s hoping all the MO readers out there have a great Christmas. As always, keep our servicemen and women in your prayers. God bless us all.