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Russia Fears NATO (And These 5 Weapons Are a Big Reason Why)

The Boeing AH-64A Apache helicopter gunship was first introduced in 1986 as a weapon to blunt an anticipated Soviet armored spearhead punching through the Fulda Gap in what is now central Germany. The Apache proved itself an able tank killer during the 1991 Gulf War, decimating Iraq’s beleaguered forces.

Since then, the Apache has undergone many modernizations—adding ever improving sensors and weapons. But like its predecessors, the newest Apache models can carry sixteen Hellfire anti-attack weapons—or enough to wipe out a company of tanks in a single salvo.

Is North Korea Using China's Satellites to Guide Its Missiles?

As North Korea fires more missiles in its drive to build and test rockets to reach the US mainland, one issue largely overlooked is that satellites are among methods used to guide such weapons to their targets.

Pyongyang doesn’t have a satellite navigation network, raising speculation that if it is using such a guidance system then is it tapping into China’s?

Is America Really Ready for a Cyber War?

The United States faces new types of military threats that challenge traditional organization and strategy, including those emanating from the cyber domain. This challenge, however, can be made more solvable by using a well-known theory of warfare to provide a model upon which theorists of today can build an understanding of modern warfare. The most widespread framework with which cyber conflict is modeled is that of deterrence.

Everything We Don't Know about the Terror Attack in Manchester

There are still plenty of questions that remain unanswered about last night’s horrific suicide bombing at a concert in Manchester last night. Was this yet another case of a single individual who watched too many ISIS videos and eventually became self-radicalized? Or did the bomber have logistical and bomb-making support in the Manchester area? How was the bomber able to get so close to the arena without arising suspicion?

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