Meet Hitler’s Super Submarines (And Why They Were Too Late)

On May 4, 1945 one of the most advanced submarines in the world crept up to a British Royal Navy cruiser. U-2511 was one of Germany’s new Type XXI-class “wonder” submarines, and she was hunting for Allied ships. She also represented one of the Third Reich’s biggest failures.

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Why the Air Force Wants to Buy Boeing’s Aging Fighter

By Lou Whiteman (The Motley Fool)

The Pentagon’s annual budget request is a shopping list featuring some of the most sophisticated, cutting-edge technologies available on the planet. But one item that stood out in this year’s request was the military’s embrace of a 1960s-era fighter jet that the Air Force said it intends to acquire in significant quantities in the years to come.… Read more