Why the Navy’s Aircraft Carriers Are so Tough to Sink

Built to take a lot of punishment.

by Loren B. Thompson | The National Interest

Key Point: Most countries don’t have the firepower and technology to take out a carrier.

Large-deck, nuclear-powered aircraft carriers are the signature expression of American military power. … Read the full article.

The U.S. Army’s Laser Weapons Future Has Arrived

The Army is preparing to incinerate enemy weapons “targets” in an upcoming in a “laser-off” firing of its emerging Stryker-armed 50-kilowatt laser weapon designed to destroy drones, helicopters, fixed-wing aircraft and incoming enemy missiles.

by Kris Osborn | The National Interest

(Washington, D.C.) The Army is preparing to incinerate enemy weapons “targets” in an upcoming in a “laser-off” firing of its emerging Stryker-armed 50-kilowatt laser weapon designed to destroy drones, helicopters, fixed-wing aircraft and incoming enemy missiles.… Read the full article.

NASA’s Voyager 2 spacecraft beamed back unprecedented data from interstellar space. It indicates a mysterious extra layer outside our solar system.

By Morgan McFall-Johnsen | Business Insider

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NASA

  • NASA’s Voyager 2 probe beamed back unprecedented data as it crossed into interstellar space nearly a year ago. Scientists just released their findings.
  • The data suggests the presence of previously unknown boundary layers beyond the edge of our solar system — the area known as the heliopause.
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Barbarella Queen Of Galaxy Warrior 1/4 Scale 18″ Tall Model Kit

$269.99

Barbarella Queen Of Galaxy Warrior 1/4 Scale 18″ Tall Model Kit:

Made In Japan, material: resin cast & artificial hair 1/4 scale measure approximately 45 cm tall (18″ inches)(the color photos are sample of the completed model for reference use only) NOTE: This is a Resin Model Kit, required modeling skill , assemble & color

SPECIAL ORDER ONLY !… Read the full article.

2020 Volvo V60 Polestar Engineered review: A potent plug-in performer

By Andrew Krok  | RoadShow

2020 Volvo V60 Polestar
2020 Volvo V60 Polestar is one serious wagon

STARTING AT $67,300 GET PRICE

  • Engine: 4 Cylinder Engine, Turbo/Supercharged
  • Drivetrain: All Wheel Drive
  • MPG: 30 MPG
  • Passenger Capacity: 5
  • Body Type: Wagons

THE GOOD The 2020 Volvo V60 Polestar lets you charge the battery on the go, its electric range is solid and it’s a blast to drive.… Read the full article.