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For the first time, an F-35A dropped an inert B61-12 nuclear bomb while flying at supersonic speed

A mock B61-12 nuclear bomb during a flight test with a US Air Force F-35A, August 2020. Sandia National Laboratories During a test in August, an F-35A dropped an inert B61-12 nuclear bomb from its internal bomb bay during a supersonic flight for the first time. The test with the B61-12 is also the first F-35A Dual Capable Aircraft test to be shown in an unclassified video. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Just a few months after the first photos of the F-35 testing the B...
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Ammo Deals: Thermold AR15 30 Round 5.56/223 Magazines $9.89 Member Price FREE S&H

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Biden's rumored choice for secretary of defense may make history, but she won't do Biden any favors

Joe Biden, then vice president, greets US Air Force personnel at an air base in Romania, May 20, 2014. AP Photo/Octav Ganea, Mediafax President-elect Joe Biden is reportedly giving serious consideration to selecting Michèle Flournoy, a former Obama administration official, as secretary of defense. Flournoy would be the first woman to hold that job, but she would bring with her old thinking about the world and the US's role in it, writes Defense Priorities fellow and retired US Army Col. Da...
Tags: Politics, Obama, Opinion, Washington, Iraq, Africa, Defense, US, America, Barack Obama, Trends, Department Of Defense, Joe Biden, US foreign policy, Afghanistan, Taliban


Biden's foreign policy will be 'day and night' from Trump's but he faces massive challenges, veteran diplomats warn

France's President Emmanuel Macron and Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel look at President Donald Trump during a family photo opportunity at the NATO leaders summit in Watford, Britain December 4, 2019. Christian Hartmann/Reuters President-elect Joe Biden's approach to foreign policy will be a clear break from President Donald Trump's "America First" approach that's isolated the US globally. "There will be message control and discipline. You're not going to have daily, sometimes h...
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Before the M16, the US military carried these 6 defining rifles into battle

A US soldier with an M-16 during the Vietnam War in 1965. Associated Press Throughout history, the US military has used a wide variety of guns to win its battles. Prior to the M16, there were several weapons used across the service throughout some of the most devastating wars the world has ever seen. Here are some of those weapons: Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Model 1917 Enfield A sergeant instructor explains a 1917 Enfield rifle to two members of the Local D...
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Vladimir Putin wasted no time in weaponizing Trump's election conspiracies to spread Russian propaganda

Vladimir Putin seen in Moscow, Russia, on September 28, 2020. Alexei Druzhinin\TASS via Getty Images Russian President Vladimir Putin has wasted no time in seizing on US President Donald Trump's conspiracy theories about the 2020 election to boost Russia's strategic goals. In addition to saying he will not congratulate President-elect Joe Biden while claiming the results are not clear, Putin said the "problems in the US electoral system" mean the US doesn't have the right to criticize how ...
Tags: Politics, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Obama, White House, Russia, US, International, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Syria, Ukraine, Analysis, United States, Nato


Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says Biden should toss all of Trump's 'America First' policies

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis listens as U.S. President Donald Trump answers questions during a meeting with military leaders in the Cabinet Room on October 23, 2018 in Washington, DC. Win McNamee/Getty Images Former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis rebuked President Donald Trump's "America First" policy in an Foreign Affairs article he co-authored with three other people. The authors argued that the Trump administration is undermining an international order that is to America's advanta...
Tags: South Korea, Europe, Japan, Politics, Washington, China, Defense, US, International, America, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, Nato, Biden, Donald Trump


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Trump's defeat by Joe Biden has triggered a huge wave of relief among the United States' European allies

Business Insider Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden speaks one day after Americans voted in the presidential election, on November 04, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Joe Biden's defeat of Donald Trump caused widespread relief in European capitals. Berlin was particularly relieved after four years in which relations with the US badly deteriorated. However, Trump's legacy has accelerated trends in the transatlantic relationship which means that trans...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Obama, Washington, White House, China, Germany, Angela Merkel, Berlin, US, America, Trends, Eu, Joe Biden, Analysis, Beijing


Trump makes late-term bid to lower prescription drug costs

By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Associated Press WASHINGTON — Trying to close out major unfinished business, the Trump administration issued regulations Friday that could lower the prices Americans pay for many prescription drugs. But in a time of political uncertainty, it’s hard to say whether the rules will withstand expected legal challenges from the pharmaceutical industry or whether the incoming Biden administration will accept, amend or try to roll them back entirely. “The drug companies don’...
Tags: Business, Politics, News, Obama, Washington, Senate, White House, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Gop, Nato, House, Iowa, Food And Drug Administration, Wisconsin


US Navy secretary's surprise plan for a new fleet in Asia doesn't hold water, experts say

The US Navy aircraft carrier USS Nimitz, guided-missile cruiser USS Chosin, guided-missile destroyers USS Sampson and USS Pinkney, and guided-missile frigate USS Rentz in the South China Sea. US Navy The US Navy Secretary's proposal raised eyebrows among observers, who say the plan is a "trial balloon" that is unlikely to garner immediate regional support. Locating a US naval base in Singapore is also seen as a tricky proposition given the island nation's efforts to not take a side between...
Tags: Asia, South Korea, Japan, Navy, Washington, China, Southeast Asia, Singapore, India, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Beijing, United States, Asia Pacific, Nato


The Pentagon isn't the only one with special operators. Here are the 5 most elite forces outside the military

The Coast Guard's Maritime Security Response Team from Virginia training in Hyannis, Massachusetts, October, 22, 2015. US Coast Guard/Petty Officer 3rd Class Ross Ruddell The US military's special-operations forces are well known for their accomplishments on battlefields overseas. But to meet security needs at home, numerous US government agencies and departments have set up specially trained units that have some unique missions. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The ...
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UK to invest in AI and cyber as part of major defense spending hike

The UK has announced a massive boost in defense spending — £16.5 billion ($21.8BN) over four years, the biggest such spending bump for 30 years — in what prime minister Boris Johnson has described as a “once in a generation modernization” of the UK’s armed forces and “the end of the era of retreat” on funding for defense. Overall the UK prime minister said the spending hike will create 40,000 jobs, adding that it will cement the country’s position as the biggest military defense spender in Europ...
Tags: Security, Europe, UK, Scotland, Russia, Defense, US, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Britain, Military, Drones, Labour, Nato, House Of Commons, Boris Johnson


SAR USA Unveils SAR 2000 9mm Semi-Automatic Pistol

SAR-USA unveiled their latest addition to their pistol lineup: the SAR 2000. IMG SAR-USA U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Auburn, AL- November 17, 2020 – SAR USA by Sarsilmaz, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of firearms, is pleased to announce the launch of the new SAR 2000 pistol line in the US. Designed as a duty and defensive pistol for military officers, the rugged all-steel hammer-fired SAR 2000 pistol is a favorite among military and police forces around the world. “It is truly unprecede...
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US troops in Afghanistan: Nato chief warns against hasty withdrawals

The head of Nato warns of the risks if US and allied forces leave Afghanistan too quickly.
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Security officials worry Israel and Saudi Arabia may see the end of Trump as their last chance to go to war with Iran

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at the G20 leaders summit in Osaka, Japan, June 28, 2019. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo European security officials are worried that outgoing president Donald Trump will trigger a military conflict with Iran in order to tie President-Elect Joe Biden's hands, sources tell Insider. They also fear that Israel and Saudi Arabia may see the departure of Trump as a ticking clock they need to beat. "Bot...
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Ammo InStock: Winchester M855 62 Gr FMJ Green Tip 5.56X45mm 20rnds $15.99

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Ammo In Stock: Winchester M855 62 Gr FMJ Green Tip 5.56X45mm 20rnds $15.99

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NATO chief warns of high price if troops leave Afghanistan

By LORNE COOK | Associated Press BRUSSELS — NATO could pay a heavy price for leaving Afghanistan too early, its chief warned Tuesday after a U.S. official said President Donald Trump is expected to withdraw a significant number of American troops from the conflict-ravaged country in the coming weeks. NATO has fewer than 12,000 troops from dozens of nations in Afghanistan helping to train and advise the country’s national security forces. More than half are not U.S. troops, but the 30-nation alli...
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NATO chief warns against premature withdrawal from Afghanistan

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg issued a stark warning Tuesday that any premature withdrawal from Afghanistan could be dangerous, a day after CNN and other outlets reported that President Donald Trump is eyeing a troop drawdown against the advice of the nation's top military officials.
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Things to Consider When Building A Reliable AR 15 Rifle

Things to Consider When Building A Reliable AR 15 Rifle By RAR Guns RAR Independence XRT Rifle Castle Rock, CO –-(Ammoland.com)- I often see articles and post explaining how to assemble an AR15 rifle. While I find many of these articles to be very informative, most don’t touch on the details that are required to build a reliable, accurate rifle. First, let’s examine what a reliable AR15 must be able to do. A reliable Ar15 must first and foremost fire every time you pull the trigger. Whether ...
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Special operations snipers are about to get this 'awesome' new rifle of choice for US military sharpshooters

A US Army soldier with 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) fires a legacy M2010 Enhanced Sniper Rifle. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. William Chockey US Special Operations Command has ordered its first Multi-Role Adaptive Design (MRAD) Mk 22 sniper rifles, which are expected to be delivered in January 2021. The Army and the Marines have also said they want to acquire the modular, multi-caliber weapon. "It's an awesome gun," a seasoned Army sniper told Insider earlier this ...
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EU must assert autonomy in face of US-China dominance, says Macron

French president says US election chance to pursue sovereignty amid rising populismEuropean leaders must not let up on efforts to construct an autonomous bloc that is capable of resisting the duopoly of China and the US, Emmanuel Macron has said in his first extended response to the US presidential election.The French president said the US would only respect Europe if it was sovereign with respect to its own defence, technology and currency. Warning that US values and interests were not quite th...
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Alex Trebek/What is today's post about?

 Alex Trebek, long time host of the TV show Jeopardy! (the exclamation point is part of the name, though I will omit it for the rest of the post), passed away in November of 2020 at the age of 80. He announced he had pancreatic cancer in March 2019.0) Here is a pointer to a page that has all of our posts with the word Jeopardy in them. Some are about the show and others mention the show in passing. All of the posts relate to the TV show. That is because Lance and I lead fairly safe lives.1) On A...
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How the Armenian Genocide’s Legacy Explains a Conflict on Pause

For Armenians around the world, the recent one-sided peace deal to end the conflict involving the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh must be seen through the lens of history. And that history is stitched together by widespread persecution and mass suffering over hundreds of years. It is a history that includes the first genocide of the 20th century, when more than 1.5 million Armenians were systematically exterminated by the Ottoman Turks, an event Turkey still denies to this day. Framing to...
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