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F-16C Fighting Falcon

F-16C over Lake Michigan shoreline at the Chicago Air & Water Show on August 21, 2004. SW tail designation is from the 20th FW, Shaw AFB, in South Carolina, Air Combat Command (ACC). The ‘C’ designates a single seat configuration. The Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcon is a multirole jet fighter aircraft originally developed by […]

F-16 Fighting Falcon

FORMATION TRAINING – Three U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon Block 30 aircraft from the 80th Fighter Squadron fly in formation over South Korea during a training mission, Jan. 9, 2008. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Quinton T. Burris. The General Dynamics (now Lockheed Martin) F-16 Fighting Falcon is a single-engine fighter aircraft […]

M1A1 Abrams Battle Tank

The M1 Abrams is a main battle tank produced in the United States. The M1 is named after General Creighton Abrams, former Army Chief of Staff and Commander of US military forces in Vietnam from 1968 to 1972. The M1 Abrams tank is well armed, heavily armored, and highly mobile — designed for modern armored […]

KC-135 Stratotanker

The Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker was the first jet powered aerial refueling tanker of the US Air Force, replacing the KC-97 Stratotanker. Similar in design to the later and enlarged Boeing 707 airliner, it was initially tasked to refuel strategic bombers, but was used extensively in the Vietnam war and later conflicts such as Desert Storm […]

F/A-18F Super Hornet

F/A-18F Super Hornet, Strike Fighter Squadron 41 (VFA-41), Black Aces, Naval Air Station (NAS) Lemoore, California (CA), conducts a mission over the Persian Gulf. The Hornet is armed with an AIM-9 Sidewinder missile on the wingtip and an AGM-65 Maverick missile on the pylon. Tucked under the intake is an AAQ-14 LANTIRN (Low-Altitude Navigation and […]

USNS Comfort

USNS Comfort (T-AH-20) is the third United States Navy ship to bear the name Comfort, and the second Mercy Class Hospital Ship to join the navy fleet. In accordance with the Geneva Conventions, USNS Comfort and her crew do not carry any ordnance and firing on the Comfort is considered a war crime. On 13 […]

George Friedman (STRATFOR)

December 29, 2010

George Friedman is chief executive of STRATFOR, a private global intelligence firm he founded in 1996. Prior to joining the private sector, Friedman spent almost twenty years in academia, teaching political science at Dickinson College. During this time, he also regularly briefed senior commanders in the armed services as well as the Office of Net […]

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5 Men Arrested: Suspects Planning Mumbai-Style Attack at Danish Newspaper Jyllands-Posten Daily

December 29, 2010

Denmark’s intelligence service PET arrested five men Wednesday that were planning to shoot as many people as possible in a newspaper building of Jyllands-Posten daily where cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad were believed to be published. The terror operation was described as an imminent attack designed to kill as many people as possible in a […]

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Chinese ‘Aircraft Carrier Killer’ Missile Dong Feng 21D Scrutinized

December 29, 2010

A Chinese DF-21A transporter erector vehicle on display at the “Our troops towards the sky” exhibition at the Beijing Military Museum. The Dong Feng 21D — an earlier version of which was displayed last year in a Chinese military parade — might give China the ability to reach and hit U.S. aircraft carriers well before […]

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Erica Gandara, Guadalupe’s Last Police Officer in the Chihuahua State of Mexico, Is Missing

December 29, 2010

Erica Gandara, the last remaining police officer in the Mexican border town of Guadalupe has disappeared. Gandara continued to serve as a police officer after other police officers deserted or resigned. Erica Gandara, the last remaining police officer in the Mexican border town of Guadalupe has disappeared, and has not been seen since December 23, […]

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Female Suicide Bomber Kills at Least 43 at World Food Program

December 25, 2010

A female suicide bomber detonated her explosives-laden vest killing at least 43 people at an aid distribution center in northwestern Pakistan on Saturday. The female suicide bomber dressed in a Burqa tossed grenades at police before she got close to a crowd of people and blew herself up. The explosion occurred in Khar, the main […]

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Security Alert Issued to Airlines for Beverage Containers

December 24, 2010

An administration official says Homeland Security is alerting air carriers to a potential terror tactic involving insulated beverage containers like thermoses. No specific terror-threat detailed.

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Police Suspect Anarchists: 2 Injured by Package Bombs Inside Swiss and Chilean Embassies in Rome

December 23, 2010

Package bombs exploded at the Swiss and Chilean embassies in the Italian capital of Rome, injuring the two people who opened them. Police have ordered checks at all embassies there. Two package parcel bombs exploded inside the Swiss and Chilean embassies in Rome on Thursday, December 22, 2010. The first blast occurred at the Swiss […]

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ABC News Diane Sawyer Interview Transcript/Video: Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper Didn’t Know About Arrests of 12 Terror Suspect in London

December 22, 2010

Following is a video showing an interview with ABC News Anchor Diane Sawyer and top national security officials Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper, Chief Counterterrorism Advisor John Brennan, and Secretary of Department of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano. Also following is a transcript of the context when Director James R. Clapper appears to stumble […]

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Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano on ABC: “We’re … Working 24/7, 364 Days a Year”ng

December 22, 2010

Secretary of Department of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano proclaims that our government is working 24/7 “364” days a year to keep us safe. TRANSCRIPT DIANE SAWYER: When we look around today with Newark Airport, and the false alarm there, but New York City we had several of them [terror incidents]. What do you say to […]

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British Police Arrested 12 Terror Suspects Monday Morning

December 21, 2010

British police report they arrested 12 men suspected of plotting a terrorist attack in Britain. The men were taken from different areas around the United Kingdom as a result of counter-terrorism intelligence work. Police picked up the men in early morning raids in Birmingham and Stoke-on-Trent in central England, Cardiff in Wales; and, in London. […]

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