Archive for the 'Military' Category

USS San Antonio encounters more problems

• November, 2008

USS San Antonio encounters more problems SAN ANTONIO, Nov. 11 (UPI) The troubled-plagued USS San Antonio, a new ship already $1 billion over budget, has encountered oil leaks on its maiden deployment, military officials said. The ship, whose construction costs ballooned from $644 million to $1.8 billion, has docked in Bahrain and the U.S. Navy has sent a 40-member team to inspect and repair its leaking pipes, the San Antonio Express-News reported Tuesday.

Iran test-fires new missile (with Israel in reach)

• November, 2008

Iran test-fires new missile with Israel in reach Wednesday, November 12 05:06 pm Reuters Iran said it test-fired a new generation of surface-to-surface missile on Wednesday and that the Islamic Republic was ready to defend itself against any attacker. Iran’s latest missile test followed persistent speculation in recent months of possible U.S. or Israeli strikes against its nuclear facilities, which the West suspects form part of a covert atomic weapons programme, a charge Tehran denies. U.S. President-elect Barack Obama, like outgoing U.S. President George W.

National Press Club UFO conference

• November, 2008

National Press Club UFO conference .::. <<video>> <<editors note>> This video is almost a year old, but it’s worth the watch since alot of worldly governments are declassifying their UFO files. Some objects are simply not identified and well, shouldn’t we kind of know what is up there in the skies instead of just acting like nothing is going on and calling certain witnesses “nutters”? Whether or not these crafts are “man-made”. I like to know what the government knows since the government is mostly

Bat-like Solar Spy Plane

• October, 2008

Written by Raegan Payne Imagine a six-inch spy plane that sends back visual and chemical data in real time, runs on vibrations as well as sun and wind power – and looks like a bat! Thanks to a five-year $10-million grant from the Army the University of Michigan College of Engineering will be making this Batman wet dream a reality. The renewable robot will be developed at U-M’s newly created Center for Objective Microelectronics and Biomimetic Advanced Technology a mouthful also appropriately known as COM-BAT.