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Saudis Had No Intel On Iranian Oil Strikes; Mossad, Bibi Brief Defense Cabinet

Posted by Arie Egozi on


Israeli sources said the Saudis had no clue something might happen. “It seems that the Americans were also in the dark, which is very worrying. A greater cause for worry, is if Washington knew and did not share the data in time with the Saudis” one source said.

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Israel Needs ‘Many Billions Immediately’ To Counter Iran: Netanyahu

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TEL AVIV: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, still trying to form a new government, said Israel must increase its defense spending by “many billions immediately and then many billions every year” as the threat from Iran “has intensified in recent weeks. Israel, he said yesterday, faces a significantly growing threat from Iran. The Israeli military recently attacked… Keep reading →

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US Sends More Troops, Patriots, And Radars To Saudi; But Are They The Right Defense?

Posted by Paul McLeary on


“We’ve seen this coming,” but governments “haven’t been preparing to go after not only UAS but cruise missiles.”

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New Army Laser Could Kill Cruise Missiles

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


Instead of building a 100-kilowatt weapon, the Army now plans to leap straight to 250 or even 300 kW — which could shoot down much tougher targets.

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Beyond INF: An Affordable Arsenal Of Long-Range Missiles?

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


The US could develop more than a dozen different land-based weapons for $7 to $12 billion, thinktank CSBA estimates.

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Hypersonics Won’t Repeat Mistakes Of F-35

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


Let a hundred hypersonic flowers bloom, Pentagon officials say, instead of a single cumbersome mega-program.

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Army Reboots Cruise Missile Defense: IFPC & Iron Dome

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


The new approach will focus on an urgent but largely unmet threat: Russian and Chinese cruise missiles.

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Small Jets For Big Swarms: Kratos Buys Turbine Tech Company

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


“These are engines that would fit on your tabletop,” said Kratos exec Stacey Rock. “We don’t want hundreds of ‘em, we want thousands [of drones] to overwhelm the threat.”

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Pentagon Studies Post-INF Weapons, Shooting Down Hypersonics

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


The Pentagon has almost completed a study of how to shoot down hypersonic missiles. It’s also developing new offensive weapons — conventional, not nuclear — whose deployment will become legal with the end of the INF Treaty.

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Trump Scraps Cold War Nuclear Treaty, US Moving To Build New Missiles

Posted by Paul McLeary on


“For far too long, Russia has violated the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty with impunity,” a statement from the White House said. Moscow has refused to admit that it has for years been “covertly developing and fielding a prohibited missile system that poses a direct threat to our allies and troops abroad.”

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