Tag Archives: #MILITARY

Mystery deepens over fate of super-secret $1 billion military satellite

Very little information has been made public about the Zuma payload, which is presumably a spy satellite of some kind, but may have other capabilities such as the ability to repair other satellites in space. A video posted on SpaceX’s website, appears to show a picture-perfect launch from Cape Canaveral Sunday night. FOLLOW THE LINK FOR THE FULL REPORT –

Read more

Russia military drills: Troops simulate world war 3 in EXPLOSIVE war games | World | News | Express.co.uk

Huge explosions are seen in some of the photos, blasting sand from the beach as fireball erupted. Troops were seen testing out UR-77 Meteroit mine clearing systems, or working with an array of pistols and guns. And flares filled the air with smoke as soldiers advanced on their targets under the cover of the thick black plumes. The drills involved

Read more

Army Rips Out Chinese-Made Surveillance Cameras Overlooking U.S. Base – WSJ

The U.S. Army said it removed surveillance cameras made by a Chinese state-backed manufacturer from a domestic military base, while a congressional committee plans to hold a hearing this month into whether small businesses face cybersecurity risks from using the equipment. Fort Leonard Wood, an Army base in Missouri’s Ozarks, replaced five cameras on the base branded and made by

Read more

Pentagon Ready to Accept Transgender Recruits Starting Jan. 1 

Barring a last-minute court intervention, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Friday that the military was ready to begin processing transgender recruits on Jan. 1 but withheld comment on whether he backed the move. “We’ll obey whatever the law says,” Mattis told Pentagon reporters. “It’s a court case right now,” Mattis said of several federal court rulings that President Donald Trump’s

Read more

Massive US military social media spying archive left wide open in AWS S3 buckets 

–Three misconfigured AWS S3 buckets have been discovered wide open on the public internet containing “dozens of terabytes” of social media posts and similar pages – all scraped from around the world by the US military to identify and profile persons of interest. The archives were found by UpGuard’s veteran security-breach hunter Chris Vickery during a routine scan of open Amazon-hosted data silos, and

Read more

LEBANON ARMY CHIEF ASKS TROOPS FOR READINESS AT ISRAEL BORDER

BEIRUT – Lebanon’s army chief urged “full readiness” at the southern border to face the “threats of the Israeli enemy and its violations,” the army said in a tweet on Tuesday. Army Commander General Joseph Aoun called on soldiers to be ever vigilant for the “good implementation” of the UN resolution 1701 to “preserve stability” at the border with Israel.The

Read more

Beijing seen poised for fresh South China Sea assertiveness

– By Greg Torode and Ben Blanchard ReutersOctober 31, 2017 1 / 6 Satellite photo shows Chinese-controlled North Island, part of the Paracel Islands group in the South China Sea Satellite photo shows Chinese-controlled North Island, part of the Paracel Islands group in the South China Sea, on September 29, 2017. Planet Labs/Handout via REUTERS More By Greg Torode and Ben

Read more
« Older Entries