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F 22 Fighters Intercept Russian Military Planes 55 Miles off Alaska

War Games, U.S. and Russia and U. K. and Russia,
This was 20 Sept, makes some great footage but not much else.

DOOLEY TO TEACH AGAIN

Ousted NDU Instructor Headed to UK

By SOF Editor

Lieutenant Colonel Matthew Dooley, who was ousted from an instructor post at the Joint Forces Staff College of the National Defense University, will again be teaching – but not in the United States.

MEXICO MAKES VIGILANTES OFFICIAL

“Self-Defense” Units Merged into Rural Defense Corps
By Harold Hutchison

The Mexican government had effectively legalized a number of vigilante groups by merging them into the Rural Defense Corps. The move comes as Mexico also announced the capture of a leading figure in the Knights Templar drug cartel.

An Inside Look at the Brazil Military in Action

video Forwarded from SOF Brazilian Fan Abner Fernandez

RUSSIAN CYBER-SPYING CAMPAIGN REVEALED

Used Software Hole in Windows
By Harold Hutchison

Microsoft and iSight Partners, a security firm, jointly announced that the Russian government worked with hackers known as the “Sandworm Team” to carry out a campaign of cyber-espionage that used a “hole” in the Windows operating system.

Any Soldier Can Operate This New Machine That Improves Ground Based Armored Fighting Vehicle Survivability

A Smaller Crews, A Lower Operator Workload and Minimal Training-Any Soldier Can Operate This New Machine

A New "Toy" Any Soldier Can Operate to Extend Life of Tanks, Humvees, Styker, Bradleys and More?

DARPA announced last week that this GXV-T Crew Augmentation Concept Video Improves Survivability of Ground Based Armored Fighting Vehicles (More after the video)

KIM SHOWS UP

North Korean Dictator Appears For First Time Since September
By Harold Hutchison

Kim Jong Un, the North Korean dictator whose weeks-long disappearance triggered rumors of a coup finally showed up in the capital.

Kim Jong Un holding a grenade launcher and looking stupid.
(Photo from VOANews.com)

MEET THE REAL RAMBO He stopped a terrorist suicide attack with his bare hands

MEET THE REAL RAMBO

Known only as ”Rambo”, an Afghan gate guard at Camp Phoenix in Kabul gained notoriety when he prevented, with his bare hands, a potentially devastating suicide attack on the base he was protecting. Rambo recounts the incident and shows us, step by step, how he disarmed the would-be attacker. He received several accolades for his bravery, including a signed picture from the actor Sylvester Stalone

VIDEO CREDIT NATO

WAR CLOUDS OVER ASIA?

CHINA WATCH: China War Arsenal Buildup Accelerates
By Harold Hutchison

China's war arsenal grows as it builds up its air and naval forces while American naval forces have been declining in number.

According to a report by the Washington Free Beacon, a congressional commission is noting that by the year 2020, China will have almost 100 more missile-firing ships and submarines deployed than the United States. A possible result could be a so-called “security miscalculation” that could lead to conflict.

2014 KNOB CREEK MACHINE GUN NIGHT SHOOT With Navy Arms

AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT SHIP USS AMERICA JOINS THE FLEET

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LHA 6 Commissioned
The amphibious assault ship USS America, the lead ship in a new class of amphibious assault vessels, entered the United States Navy on 11 October.

JACKPOT: GOLD FEVER MEETS VIKING TREASURE HOARD

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Experts call it "one of the most significant Viking Hoards ever found in Scotland

Combine the Mystique of the Dashing Devil May Care Vikings with Gold Fever and you probably have the most explosive scenario imaginable. Its pitch came to a head when one Scotsman hit the Jackpot, a gold Viking Hoard.

TWO YEAR SPACE MISSION ENDING

X-37B To Land This Week
By Harold Hutchison

The United States Air Force could end what could be one of the longest test flights in history this week, as the X-37B is slated to return to Earth.

EMBRAER SUPER TUCANO A-29 in action

DOD Announces the EMBRAER A-29

“This first aircraft delivery is a significant milestone for the A-29 program,” said U.S. Air Force Brigadier General Eric Fick. “This delivery represents the birth of an important capability for Afghanistan, and we are very pleased Sierra Nevada Corporation and Embraer were able to deliver the aircraft on time to meet the start of Air Advisor Training at Moody Air Force Base.”