According to Aviation Week and Space Technology, the US Congress has shelved for now any plans to share F-22 Raptor stealth technology with Japan:
U.S. refusal to supply Lockheed Martin F-22s for Japan
In comments elsewhere, Op-For’s BullNav points out the intentions of nos amis les Russes to export 250 Su-30 Flankers to the regime of Ol’ Beady Eyes. Much may they profit a regime that exports oil but is forced to ration gasoline, and one that is taking significant heat at home for sending money abroad [...]
There’s a lengthy article entitled “Their War” in last weekend’s Washington Post magazine that I somehow failed to see on the first spin of the cycle. Worth reading end to end because of the sensitive way in which the writer seeks to understand the growing gap between a volunteer army and the people it [...]
Well, yeah, actually. It is.
ATLANTIC OCEAN (July 29, 2007) – Nimitz-class aircraft carriers USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) transit in formation with the Royal Navy’s Invincible-class aircraft carrier HMS Illustrious (R 06) in the Atlantic Ocean. The three carriers are [...]
You ought to:
Marine Cpl. Gareth Hawkins extended his enlistment to go on a third deployment to Iraq so his battalion would not be left in the hands of rookies.
Twenty days after he arrived in Iraq for the third time, a roadside bomb exploded beneath his 7-ton truck, leaving Hawkins dazed and his [...]
Politicians committed to national defeat for narrow partisan purposes?
Or your own lying eyes?
The worst possible outcome for those who have prematurely declared the war in Iraq lost – even as America’s soldiers surged overseas in support of a new strategy – is that we just might win.
A non-trivial possibility, according to [...]