Afghan Prisoners are Freed

operation recently freed about 40 Afghan troops from a Taliban prison in Helmand Province. this does not seem to be significant on the surface but upon further examination the wisdom of this operation becomes apparent. The Afghan  Security Forces needed a de facto victory to help to boost their confidence and morale. A prison rescue […]

The US has Supplied some Special Troops to Assist against ISIS

be to anyone else reading this article either. We know that the purpose of US Special Forces Troops is to train the people of a country how to rise up and fight their captors. When Indigenous forces are trained to fight they may not be strong enough to defeat the enemy which is oppressing them, […]

How Good is the Navies New Destroyer?

When you look at the ship in the photograph here it probably makes you wonder about just what is the Navy doing with their ships right now. Newer ships look absolutely harmless, and just about nothing like the older ships of WWII but they are infinitely more deadly. This thing looks more like a floating […]

The Phillipines start to Gear up for Chinese Aggression

expansion and aggression in the area by requesting additional military equipment from the United States and South Korea. I know that they have recently received Naval equipment from the US and have secured fighter planes from South Korea. Their military has traditionally been underfunded which leaves them very much dependent on US assistance. They have […]

Should Women be Required to Register for the Draft

male or female should be required to register for the draft. I also believe that every American should be required to undergo military training and assigned a role in the ready reserve whether he or she serves on active duty or not. Now that is my ideal. I don’t know what it would cost, or […]

Has Technology Outrun our Navy Troops?

outrun our troops in every branch of the armed services. There are so many ideas that never get to the field because they are not beneficial to more troops at a time. I have also seen many good ideas left off for funding because of the expense which would be incurred by fielding them. I […]

How Good is the Navy’s new Submarine Hunter?

service because of the nature of the job. It requires secrecy because stealth is the biggest asset that a submarine possesses. They are difficult to locate because they remain hidden most of the time beneath the depths of the ocean. The ocean is so vast that even if they were not stealthy at all locating […]

Electricity will be used to cause RAP Rounds to Fly Farther

round has been in use for quite a while. This is a projectile or howitzer shell which has a small rocket motor in it’s base which engages during its flight and extends the distance that it travels. This is advantageous because it increases the distance at which our artillery can engage enemy forces. Artillery units […]