Archive for January 7th, 2017

Israeli satellite spots Russia Iskandars in Syria

Posted in Space on January 7th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Israeli satellite spots Russia Iskandars in Syria

Israeli firm, ImageSat International (iSi), has published photos of two Iskander transloaders out in the open at Hmeymin airbase in Syria.

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Admiral Kuznetsov carrier group heading home

Posted in Navy on January 7th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Admiral Kuznetsov carrier group heading home

Moscow has directed the Russian Navy to start withdrawing aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov and the supporting warships back home.

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Photo: Forsvaret
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In future, U.S. warfighters will communicate via undersea optic fiber backbone

Posted in Research on January 7th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on In future, U.S. warfighters will communicate via undersea optic fiber backbone

In a future conflict, U.S. forces might be denied the use of traditional tactical networks by the enemy. DARPA has come up with a plan to keep communications in contested environments alive by using an an undersea optical fiber backbone.

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Graphic: DARPA
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