This might be one for the boys (apologies for any sexism in that remark). Weapons can be really cool. Humans have had a fixation on them for as long as there have been weapons. Self-evident? Probably. From crude clubs that were refined to be made from the most suitable and durable wood, to spears sharpened […]
When sci-fi meets sci-fact you get some pretty futuristic-looking guns. Soldiers of today are increasingly beginning to resemble Starship Troopers. Perhaps humans really need to get some aliens to kill, rather than one another?
Weapons sell. We can see the importance of such profiteering in the current slaughter in Yemen in which the US and UK governments are making vast profits from the sale of killing systems to the Saudi Arabian regime. Human casualties don’t factor into these arrangements. Destruction of civilian life is not considered. It’s all about […]
Regular viewers of the news, or fans of the movie industry, will be familiar with some US Army combat choppers. The AH-64 Apache and AH-1 Cobra choppers are used by as support for ground troops wherever the US decide to invade. These models are also sold to other nations, such as the UK, to supplement […]
The Russians Are Coming The Russians are coming, they’re in your head. The Russians are coming, they’re under your bed. They’ll steal your wives and rape your cattle And eat your beef and win online battles And buy your malls and wreck your cars And burn your flags and close your bars And ban TV […]
The Su-57 is here. It’s the latest development in the on-going battle to see who can produce the most effective killing machines. Most aviation experts will agree that the Russians lead the way when it comes to inventing jet propulsion systems. Their space exploration capabilities are far ahead of those of their nearest rival, the […]
Sometimes fact really is stranger than fiction. Modern technology is advancing so quickly that new developments become incredulous. We are swiftly moving into the age of the robot. Viable androids are on the horizon. Drones are already here. Of course, military research is at the forefront of such ingenuity. It seems that nothing inspires homo […]