India is quietly preparing a cyber warfare unit to fight a new kind of enemy

India is quietly preparing a cyber warfare unit to fight a new kind of enemy

Recently, Pakistani hackers compromised 10 Indian websites which included National Aeronautics, Army Institute of Management and Technology, Defence Institute of Advanced Technology, Army Institute of Management, and the Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences. The hacker group — Pakistan Haxor Crew — claimed the action was to avenge the defacement of the Pakistan Railways website…

A flight of F-35 stealth fighters conduct a training mission in this undated photo. PHOTO FROM FACEBOOK PAGE OF SECRETARY OF THE AIR FORCE DEBORAH LEE JAMES

F-35 stealth fighter data stolen in Australia defense hack

SYDNEY, Australia — Sensitive data about Australia’s F-35 stealth fighter and P-8 surveillance aircraft programs were stolen when a defense subcontractor was hacked using a tool widely used by Chinese cyber criminals, officials said Thursday. The 50-person aerospace engineering firm was compromised in July last year but the national cyber security agency, the Australian Signals…

Vice President Mike Pence

Pence: Russia, China Seeking to Reduce US Military Effectiveness Through Anti-Satellite Technology

Vice President Mike Pence said in a speech at the meeting of the National Space Council on Thursday that Russia and China are seeking anti-satellite technology to reduce the effectiveness of the U.S. military. “According to the U.S. intelligence community, Russia and China are pursuing a full-range of anti-satellite technology to reduce U.S. military effectiveness,…

Right elevation drawing of Musashi as she appeared in 1942

Japan’s Huge World War II Battleships Were Monsters (And Almost Impossible to Sink)

Over the years, a variety of reports of turned up on the expected successor classes to Yamato. The next iteration would have been slightly larger, slightly more heavily armored, and would have carried six twenty-inch guns in three twin turrets, probably with roughly the same speed and range as Yamato. Designs for these ships were…

Would America Have Been Able to Shoot down North Korea's Missile?

Would America Have Been Able to Shoot down North Korea’s Missile?

North Korea tested an intermediate range ballistic missile on August 28 during Pyongyang’s latest provocation against the United States and its allies. During this latest missile test, the weapon overflew Japan. But did the United States or Tokyo have the option to shoot down the North Korean missile? Analysts are not certain, but the answer…