Artie Villasanta

  • In Pakistan's crosshairs

    What is the Real Land War Doctrine of the Indian Army?

    Persistent rumors the Pakistan Army is about to launch a cross-border "surgical strike" across the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) to maul the Indian Army is again raising the question as to how the Indian Army will respond to this assault.
  • Jam-proof

    U.S. Launches Practically Jam-Proof GPS Block IIIA Military Satellite

    After a more than four year-long delay, the first GPS Block IIIA satellite (identified as GPS III SV01) of the U.S. Air Force finally made it into geosynchronous orbit two weeks ago and should become fully operational by early 2020.
  • Counterattack

    German Army Will Lead Counterattack vs Russian Invasion of Europe

    The undermanned and underfunded Bundeswehr, the armed forces of the Federal Republic of Germany, now provides the main combat unit for the Very High Readiness Joint Task Force (VJTF), NATO's highest-alert combat formation, and one that will lead the counterattack against the Russian Army.
  • Heading south fast

    Trump’s Trade War Being Blamed For Massive New Year Selloff on Wall Street

    Shares of Apple, Inc plummeted 10% to its lowest level in six years yesterday, taking Wall Street down with it and heralding a depressing start to the new trading year.
  • Going after Gen Z and Millennials

    British Army Using Controversial Ads To Recruit Gen Z And Millennials

    The badly undermanned British Army is resorting to quite creative -- some say, demeaning -- advertising to entice more young men and women to beef-up its dwindling ranks.
  • Blue through and through

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren Announces 2020 U.S. Presidential Run

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), the epitome of the liberalism represented by the Democratic Party, will run for President of the United States in 2020.
  • Slowdown

    Apple Reports Weaker Revenues Due To Huge Drop in China Sales

    Apple, Inc. shares plummeted soon after CEO Tim Cook announced the company's revenue for its 2019 first quarter would be some $9 billion lower than projected due to a significant slowdown in the sales of its devices in China.
  • Training harder for war

    U.S. Navy Preparing for High Tech, Very Lethal Naval War

    The U.S. Navy is training its combat commanders harder to fight and win future long-range fleet naval battles in the Pacific that will be more lethal and involve a huge number of high-tech threats from aerospace, on the sea and under the sea.
  • Standing-up to China

    U.S. Goads Asian Allies Into Boosting Military Patrols in South China Sea

    The U.S. Department of Defense wants the United States' allies in Asia and the Pacific to bolster their military power in the South China Sea in support of its own efforts to deter China.
  • High-tech war

    U.S. Navy Surface Fleet Awaits Powerful New Warships

    The Admirals commanding the U.S. Navy have outlined their plans to further strengthen the capabilities and firepower of their surface fleet, already the world's most powerful.
  • Mirror Universe?

    Time Actually Existed Before The Big Bang, Asserts Study

    Whether one defines time as a measure of moments, or as an element of spacetime, it's a dimension that's thought to have existed even before the Big Bang created the known Universe some 13.8 billion years ago.
  • Problem-ridden

    Problematic Russian Borei Submarines Being Armed with Failure-Ridden Bulava Missiles

    The Russian Navy expects to commission the first of its troubled Borei II or Project 955A nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines in 2020 and arm it with an equally problematic ballistic missile.
  • Human-robot warriors

    U.S. Marines are Training Robot Soldiers for War in Asia

    The United States Marine Corps is training for a war in Asia where it will combine well-trained and well-armed combat infantry with various kinds of aerial drones and ground robots -- many of which will be armed with 7.62 mm mini-guns or 40 mm automatic grenade launchers.
  • More firepower in 2019

    New Weapons Will Boost Power Of U.S. Armed Forces in 2019

    This year, the United States Armed Forces will receive more than $674 billion to greatly boost its capability to defeat any adversary country in a conventional war.
  • Everybody loses

    Trump’s Trade War Batters China and US Severely

    The pointless trade war president Donald Trump ignited -- and who bragged will be easy to win -- has made big losers out of both the United States and China to the tune of billions of lost dollars, while inflicting incalculable damage to global growth.
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