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DEADLY SUMMER?: TENSIONS ARE BOILING IN THE PERSIAN GULF

Signs are looming from all sides that things may be reaching a crescendo in the already tense Persian Gulf. New sanctions have just tightened the economic noose around Iran’s economy. Meanwhile six-party “negotiations” relating to Iran’s nuclear enrichment program seem … Read the rest of this entry

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NAVY MAY MOUNT A VERSION OF THE APACHE’S M230 30MM CANNON ON IT’S SEAHAWK HELICOPTERS

The folks over at Military.com posted an interesting piece linked below about the Navy’s apparent interest in arming their H-60 Seahawk fleet with the Apache’s potent M230 cannon, albeit with a longer barrel for greater range and accuracy. This upgrade … Read the rest of this entry

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BACK TO THE FUTURE: USN & SOCOM MODIFY THE USS PONCE IN PREPERATION FOR “TANKER WARS II”

In breaking news it would appear that the US Navy, working with Special Operations Command (SOCOM), is rushing to deploy a floating sea base, tailored to support special forces and mine-sweeping operations. This floating outpost will come in the form … Read the rest of this entry

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