September 21, 2021

India is shopping for submarines as China extends its reach into the Indian Ocean

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By Christopher Woody From Business Insider India has contacted six foreign shipyards with a formal request for information about building six nonnuclear submarines. The request comes as part of Project 75I, a program worth over $12 billion, according to Defense News. New Delhi asked shipyards in Russia, France, Japan, and Germany, among others, for information […]

The military’s special ops may try to develop ‘super soldiers’ with performance-enhancing drugs

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By Christopher Woody US Special Operations Command is weighing the use of nutritional supplements or even performance-enhancing drugs to push the abilities and endurance of its forces beyond current human limits, accordingto a report from Defense News. While special-operations forces already have access to specialized resources, like dietitians and physical therapists, SOCOM is looking to […]

The [US] Navy can’t fire its awesome new gun because the rounds cost nearly $1 million each

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Paul Szoldra From Business Insider The US Navy can’t fire its awesome new gun that can hit a target more than 70 miles away because the rounds are costing the service nearly a million bucks a piece. Just a couple weeks after the Navy commissionedits most advanced warship, the USSZumwalt (DDG-1000), the service says it won’t be […]

The [US] Navy’s most advanced warship just broke down for the second time in 2 months

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By Paul Szoldra From Business Insider The US Navy’s most technologically advanced warship broke down while transiting through the Panama Canal, the second setback for the $4 billion ship in the last two months. The propulsion system of the USS Zumwalt (DDG-1000) had problems while passing through the canal and had to be towed in to […]