“B-52s for Israel”: One Really Bad Idea

Foreign governments still see the United States as responsible for the damage done by their weapons of war, even when they’re sold to third parties.

by Robert Farley Follow drfarls on TwitterL | The National Interest

Key Point: If the United States sold planes to Israel that then were used to attack Iran, the Iranians would probably still see the U.S.… Read the full article.

Battlestar Colonial Warrior Blaster Pistol Gun Lit Prop Replica

$224.99

Battlestar Colonial Warrior Blaster Pistol Gun Lit Prop Replica:

 The blaster come fully painted and has a working trigger that activates the bright red bulb in the barrel. This thing has been expertly cast and constructed and is the most highly detailed version of this sci-fi weapon possible.… Read the full article.

Sandman Blaster (Flame Gun) 1/1 Lit Prop Replica

$224.99

Sandman Blaster (Flame Gun) 1/1 Lit Prop Replica:

If your really into accuracy, this Sandman flame gun has been completely re-tooled and re-molded, putting other similar models  to shame.

The Blaster has a more detail on the barrel and handle, working trigger, exact dimensions to the screen used prop.… Read the full article.

V TV Series Visitors Laser Pistol Gun Prop Replica

$129.00

V TV Series Visitors Laser Pistol Gun Prop Replica:

 This highly detailed 1/1 Scale Laser Pistol Prop replica was created from an original prop used by the Visitors in the classic 1980’s Miniseries and TV series V. This prop replica comes fully PAINTED & ASSEMBLED and is ready for display.… 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’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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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.

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.