Archive for January 7th, 2017

Israeli satellite spots Russia Iskandars in Syria

Posted in Space on January 7th, 2017 by alert5 – Be the first to comment

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 – Be the first to comment

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 – Be the first to comment

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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