China’s Naval fleet presents their latest generation destroyer


China’s navy  and Naval fleet gets increasingly powerful, especially with it’s latest launch of their most advanced domestic produced destroyer this Wednesday. This is a supreme accomplishment especially in a time of competition with the United States, Japan, and India. This new type 055 battleship entered the waters in Shanghai’s Jiangnan Shipyard this Wednesday, according to the Chinese Navy’s statement. The ship is equipped with the most modern air, missile, ship, and submarine defense systems. China is suspected of having plans to build four more of these ships for their…

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Supercomputer upgraded in Switzerland surpasses US as third most powerful

An Overview of the Supercomputer Systems Race For the past 24 years, the United States has only been taken out of the top three supercomputer systems twice. For a majority of these past decades, they have maintained the third position. A recent upgrade to a Swiss supercomputer has moved the the US Department of Energy’s Cray XK7 to the fourth spot on the list that rates these machines. This would make it the first time in nearly a two decades that it has been bumped down. The current top two…

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Russia Responding to US Jet shooting down Syrian Bomber

FA-18 SuperHornet

Over the course of the weekend, the United States military has done something that they’ve yet to do in over a decade.  On Sunday June 18th, a U.S. Navy Fighter Jet struck down a Syrian multi-use tactical bomber after several failed attempts of communicating with the Syrian Su-22.  This is the first time the United States has provided the orders to shoot down a foreign manned aircraft since 1999.  Through the rules of engagement provided, and in self-defense of a strike from the bomber, the Su-22 was shot down immediately…

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