Raptor Killer: Could Russia’s S-500 Shootdown an F-22 Stealth Fighter?

We take a look. 

by Zachary Keck (The National Interest)

Once deployed, the S-500 is expected to be networked with these existing systems to provide an integrated defense system.

Russian state media have begun leaking some information about the country’s next-generation air and missile defense system, the S-500.… read the full article

China’s Navy Has Arrived (And the U.S. Navy Should Be Worried)

Beijing is trying to close some critical gaps.

by Stratfor Worldview (The National Interest)

All fitted out, China’s second-ever aircraft carrier — and the first built entirely in China — is set to sail for sea trials. The construction of the aircraft carrier represents a significant milestone in China’s steady rise as a major naval power.… read the full article

In speech at Trump hotel, Gillibrand to call Trump a coward

By JUANA SUMMERS (Associated Press)

NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand is calling President Donald Trump a “coward” who “punches down” and says that he is “tearing apart the moral fabric of our country.”

Gillibrand is set to say even more about Trump on Sunday as she stands in front of one of his signature New York properties.… read the full article