Category: Military

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China Develops Helmets For Soldiers with Remote Self-Destruct Kill Button

The Chinese military is equipping soldiers stationed in Tibet with newly developed helmets embedded with a self-destruct button. The button remotely triggers an embedded bomb to detonate, killing the soldier…

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The Pentagon Weighs Eliminating Most Of Its Support To CIA Counterterrorism Missions

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In a surprising move, the Pentagon has told the Central Intelligence Agency that it is weighing an end to the majority of the military support it provides to the agency’s counterterrorism missions, according to a former senior administration intelligence official…

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New Air Force Hypersonic Missile Can Hit Targets 1,000 Miles Away In Less Than 12 Minutes

The U.S. Air Force says the hypersonic boost-glide vehicle warhead in its forthcoming AGM-183A Air-launched Rapid-Response Weapon hypersonic missile will fly at an average speed of between 5,000 and 6,000 miles per hour…

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Historic Breakthrough: 155 mm Howitzer Artillery Intercepts & Destroys Incoming Cruise Missile

An M109 Paladin 155 mm howitzer made history recently by shooting down a fast-moving maneuvering cruise missile with a “hypervelocity projectile” able to travel at speeds up to Mach 5, according to an Air Force announcement. Historically, armored vehicles such as tanks, howitzers or infantry carriers have not operated with an ability to destroy fast-moving, long-range cruise missiles, yet the successful demonstration breaks new ground…

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How Dangerous Is China’s Military? A New Report Offers More Details.

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The Pentagon has just released the 2020 China Military Power Report, one of the leading sources of reliable information on China’s military. This year’s version marks the 20th anniversary of the report and provides a unique perspective on how China’s military has changed over the first two decades of the 21st century. Here are some key changes in the report:

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