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SCI-FI REALITY!: NAWS CHINA LAKE’S MISSILE ENGAGEMENT SIMULATION ARENA (MESA)

Sometimes I am just amazed with how much infrastructure surrounds the US defense research and development apparatus. All the bases, all the test and evaluation units, all the ranges and state of the art facilities. Still, the Missile Engagement Simulation Arena (MESA), one … Read the rest of this entry

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X-47B LANDS ON AIRCRAFT CARRIER FOR THE FIRST TIME! -UMM SORT OF…

…2013 is just around the bend folks. If this baby is a success the Navy may get serious about reevaluating its F-35C plans. Super Hornets in “Block III” configuration and a fleet of advanced semi-autonomous UCAVs with over double the … 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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