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US Army awards two contracts for light infantry combat vehicle prototypes

US Army awards two contracts for light infantry combat vehicle prototypes

The U.S. Army has awarded BAE Systems with a contract to develop 12 prototype combat vehicles designed for light infantry brigades. The contract, which is worth up to $376 million, requires BAE
US Army awards two contracts for light infantry combat vehicle prototypes

US Army awards two contracts for light infantry combat vehicle prototypes

The U.S. Army has awarded BAE Systems with a contract to develop 12 prototype combat vehicles designed for light infantry brigades. The contract, which is worth up to $376 million, requires BAE
Federal Court Calls NY Nunchucks Ban Unconstitutional

Federal Court Calls NY Nunchucks Ban Unconstitutional

On Friday, a Brooklyn-based federal court ruled that New York's 44-year ban on nunchucks was "unconstitutional."

NY's 1974 ban on nunchaku just deemed unconstitutional

In 1974, the State of New York banned nunchuku, the Okinawan martial arts weapon popularized in the US by the classic Bruce Lee film Enter the Dragon. On Friday, 44 years later, Brooklyn federal court
Charted: India’s obsession with Chinese online game PUBG

Charted: India’s obsession with Chinese online game PUBG

If there’s one winner in India’s booming online gaming scene, it’s PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG). Nearly 62% of the 1,047 Indian respondents in a survey said…

It’s Not Too Late to Save the INF Treaty

No one should dismiss lightly an agreement that has helped keep the United States and its allies safe for a generation.

Trump’s Push to Boost Lethal Drone Exports Reaps Few Rewards

Sources say the U.S. Defense Department is stubbornly resisting the new rules.
God of War's Blades of Chaos Are Cool Even When They're Made From Foam

God of War's Blades of Chaos Are Cool Even When They're Made From Foam

If you’ve ever thought about what it would be like to swing the mythical Blades of Chaos around your head on chains wrapped around your arms, YouTuber Odin has you covered. Read more...
Microsoft Wins $479 Million Army Contract for Augmented Reality Systems

Microsoft Wins $479 Million Army Contract for Augmented Reality Systems

Microsoft has secured a $479 million-plus contract with the U.S. Army for Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS) prototypes, Bloomberg reported Wednesday, expanding its relationship with the

Trump Thinks He’s Helping the U.S.-Saudi Relationship. He’s Hurting It.

By avoiding a credible investigation into Jamal Khashoggi’s killing, dismissing CIA findings, and failing to take advantage of his negotiating leverage, the American president has imperiled the future
5 New Nonlethal Weapons the Defense Department Is Developing

5 New Nonlethal Weapons the Defense Department Is Developing

The US Department of Defense's Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Program is testing a new arsenal powered by lasers, plasma, chemical irritants, and more.
Dem Rep. Eric Swalwell: If we confiscate your guns and you fight back, we will nuke you

Dem Rep. Eric Swalwell: If we confiscate your guns and you fight back, we will nuke you

"It would be a short war my friend." The post Dem Rep. Eric Swalwell: If we confiscate your guns and you fight back, we will nuke you appeared first on Hot Air.
North Korea Brags About New 'Ultramodern' Weapons Test

North Korea Brags About New 'Ultramodern' Weapons Test

North Korean state media announced today that the country’s leader, Kim Jong Un, recently oversaw tests of a “newly developed ultramodern tactical weapon.” The new report is extremely light on
Wisconsin business owner gives employees a very interesting Christmas gift: handguns

Wisconsin business owner gives employees a very interesting Christmas gift: handguns

A glassware manufacturer in Hortonville, Wisconsin, gifted employees handguns for Christmas this year. What are the details? Ben Wolfgram, who co-owns BenShot — a company…
Major solar storm detonated US Navy sea mines during Vietnam War

Major solar storm detonated US Navy sea mines during Vietnam War

Old military documents have revealed that a massive solar storm detonated US Navy bombs during the Vietnam War. The event happened in early August 1972, during a brief period of solar activity that
Major solar storm detonated US Navy sea mines during Vietnam War

Major solar storm detonated US Navy sea mines during Vietnam War

Old military documents have revealed that a massive solar storm detonated US Navy bombs during the Vietnam War. The event happened in early August 1972, during a brief period of solar activity that

Voices in AI – Episode 72: A Conversation with Irving Wladawsky-Berger

About this Episode Episode 72 of Voices in AI features host Byron Reese and Irving Wladawsky-Berger discuss the complexity of the human…
Archaeologists uncover oldest weapons ever found in North America, and they might rewrite history

Archaeologists uncover oldest weapons ever found in North America, and they might rewrite history

For many years the consensus among archaeologists was that humans began settling in North America around 13,000 years ago. This timeline was based on artifacts found that dated back between 12,700 and
North and South Korea agree to remove troops, weapons from shared border area

North and South Korea agree to remove troops, weapons from shared border area

North and South Korea agreed Monday to remove weapons and guard posts from a village within the demilitarized zone at their shared border. In a…
Donald Trump put a $110-billion price on Jamal Khashoggi’s life

Donald Trump put a $110-billion price on Jamal Khashoggi’s life

Donald Trump explained succinctly last week why he won’t do much about the apparent murder of a US permanent resident by the Saudi Arabian government.…