Category: Military Intelligence

The Pentagon’s New Nuclear Gravity Bomb

  by Ian Armstrong , January 8, 2016 Despite its advertisement as a low-yield, lower-risk alternative to existing missile models, the recently tested B61-12 nuclear gravity bomb presents several risks that may in fact elevate the threat of nuclear use and encourage proliferation. Late last year, the United […]

Classified Nuclear Weapon Drawings Missing at Labs

  April 2, 2014 Steven Aftergood Classified design drawings used in the manufacture of nuclear weapons have not been properly and reliably maintained by nuclear weapons labs managed by the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), the Department of Energy Inspector General said in a report last week.“NNSA sites […]

U.S. intelligence under fire over Ukraine

EEV: From an intelligence analyst standpoint this was lunacy, and unbelievably stupid. 1. You fund a rebellion without anticipating various out comes or geopolitical destabilization 2. You use a bulk of intelligence assets fixated on domestic surveillance instead of potential adversaries 3. Pentagon officials for years were warning […]

Requested Re-Post from MAY 2013 – Russian aircraft conduct a nighttime “simulated” attack on key Swedish military and civilian installations

EEV: This is a requested Re-Post from MAY 2013 Russian ‘Attack’ Raises Questions Over Sweden’s Readiness May. 2, 2013 – 06:56PM   | By GERARD O’DWYER   | HELSINKI — Sweden’s Defense Ministry  is set to discuss the implementation of new advance warning and rapid reaction structures  after the disclosure […]

Russian warship docks in Havana

  Thursday, 27 February 2014 A Russian warship was docked in Havana Wednesday, without explanation from Cuba or its state media. The Viktor Leonov CCB-175 boat, measuring 91.5 meters (300 feet) long and 14.5 meters wide, was docked at the port of Havana’s cruise ship area, near the […]

Top secret document reveals NSA spies on porn habits of suspected terrorists in bid to discredit them

Document  was revealed by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden It shows  agency spied on suspected radicalizers to  harm their reputations Civil liberties  campaigners have voiced concerns about the revelations One says:  ‘NSA surveillance activities are  anything but narrowly focused’ By  Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 04:50 EST, 27  November 2013 […]

China’s first stealth combat drone takes maiden flight – reports

Published time: November 22, 2013 01:40                                                                              Screenshot from YouTube user JDUS2020 The first Chinese stealth unmanned combat drone conducted a successful maiden flight Thursday, according to accounts by Chinese media and photos taken from a popular Chinese military website. Lijian, or “sharp sword” in English, aced its first […]

Chinese nuclear forces, 2013 Chart

Chinese nuclear forces, 2013 Hans M. Kristensen Robert S. Norris Abstract The number of weapons in China’s nuclear arsenal is slowly growing, and the capability of those weapons is also increasing. The authors estimate that China has approximately 250 warheads in its stockpile for delivery by nearly 150 […]

Top US navy intelligence officers suspended as bribery scandal widens / Vice-Admiral, and Rear Admiral now cut off from access to classified material

Vice-Admiral Ted Branch and Rear Admiral Bruce Loveless have also been cut off from access to classified material  Reuters in Washington theguardian.com,  Friday 8 November 2013 23.33 EST Michael Misiewicz, the first officer charged. Photograph: Heng Sinith/AP Two of the US navy’s top intelligence officials had their access […]