This Picture Might Be How China Starts World War III

A barrage of anti-ship missiles moving at Mach 20? 

by TNI Staff | The National Interest

Key point: Meet the DF-26 ASBM/nuclear missile. 

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army Rocket Force (PLARF) commissioned the DF-26 intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM) into service back in April 2018. … Read more

The U.S. Army Is Testing a ‘Guaranteed Hit’ Smart Scope For Its Rifles

by Kyle Mizokami | Popular Mechanics

Photo credit: U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Dustin D. Biven

From Popular Mechanics

  • The U.S. Army is trialing a new fire control system for infantry guns.
  • The SMASH scope is designed to detect targets automatically.
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Operation Downfall: America’s Suicidal Mission To Invade And Defeat Japan

Luckily it wasn’t needed.

by Michael Peck | The National Interest

Key point: The proposed invasion of Japan in 1945 — would cost a million American casualties.

One of the most controversial decisions in history was President Harry Truman’s decision to drop atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945.… Read more