PG Newser – The Department of Defense is searching from some Marvins of the sky, that is, depressed robots, depressed robots willing to kill themselves. Ok, so we’re really just talking about suicide drones, and the Department of Defense wants them, and they want them bigly.
The National Interest Online – In a Joint Urgent Operational Needs Statement submitted to the Department of Defense in 2016 (and first reported by Defense One this month), U.S. Special Operations Command put in a request for $24 million in funding for 325 Lethal Miniature Aerial Missile Systems (LMAMS), precision-guided munitions intended to loiter above a battlefield before dive-bombing their targets below. | Get the Full Story
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- Russia’s Syrian War Spoils Parade Shows Off Western Weapons Captured from Anti-Assad Forces
EuroNews – A propaganda train displaying weapons and military vehicles that the Russian military seized in Syria is now en route from Moscow to the far eastern port city of Vladivostok.Many of the weapons on show in the train’s carriages were made in the U.S., France, Israel and Italy. | Get the Full Story […]
- Russians in the Central African Republic? You Betcha!
World Affairs Journal – In December 2017, Russia secured an exemption to the Security Council arms embargo, allowing Moscow to deliver arms and training for what a UN panel of experts describes as part of a multinational effort — including the European Union Military Training Mission — to boost the capabilities of the CAR’s military and security forces. | Get the Full Story […]
- Fake Donald and Kim Face Mandatory Interview with Vietnamese Cops
News24.com – However, late on Friday, a Kim lookalike, the Hong Kong-based impersonator who uses the name Howard X, posted on Facebook that about 15 police or immigration officers demanded a mandatory “interview” with them following a talk they gave at the state-run VTC station. | Get the Full Story […]
- Does Canada Face Pressure to Reign in Big Tech?
TheSpec-com – As jurisdictions such as European Union pull ahead with cutting edge, if sometimes controversial, legislation to regulate the companies and protect citizens, Canada hasn’t completely caught up. | Get the Full Story […]