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Top Defense, Aerospace and National Security Blogs

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Defense Media Network | Military News and History In-Depth

Defense Media Network, your Source for Defense and Military News and History.

CDR Salamander

How can a nondescript insurance guy from Maryland be the subject of a Fbf? It has been years since I read Tom Clancy - but that is just because my taste in reading has changed and my reading time is too short.

Information Dissemination

Some pictures are worth a thousand words. This particular picture is worth more than a few thousand. But you have to combine the picture above with this picture to understand what it means.

Small Wars Journal

Welcome. Small Wars Journal publishes contributed work from across the spectrum of stakeholders in small wars. We look for articles from serious, authentic voices that add richness, breadth and depth to the dialog that too often occurs in cloistered venues.


Let us Dare to Read, Think, Speak, Write - and BLOG

The DEW Line

Recently-posted images which show salvage activities performed after a landing mishap involving a US Air Force C-130J tactical transport in Afghanistan sent me searching YouTube for footage of a slightly different approach once taken by the UK military with one of its combat-damaged examples.

Defense One

Atlantic Media presents Defense One, a site dedicated to providing news, analysis, and bold ideas to national security leaders, influential professionals, stakeholders and citizens navigating the unprecedented transformation of U.S. defense strategy and operations.

The Aviationist

David Cenciotti's weblog




Someone better deconflict DC with a quickness.

The Long War Journal

Nizar Trabelsi, a Tunisian who once played professional soccer, was extradited to the US to face charges for plotting with al Qaeda to blow up a NATO base in Belgium. He already served 10 years in a Belgian prison, and was indicted by the US in 2006.


Geopolitical intelligence, economic, political, and military strategic forecasting

UK Armed Forces Commentary

Special focus on the british armed forces.




Here are just a few "sketches" of our MILSPRAY Touch-Up Paint Systems product line. MILSPRAY's pre-filled, touch up products feature a specially treated bottle that ensures storage stability and maximizes shelf life. Here you see samples of our Touch-Up Aerosol, Brush, Roller, Spot-Shot, and Vacuum Gun.


MILSPRAY is an innovative and entrepreneurial company focused on providing cost effective solutions to its government and military customers including CARC touchup paint, renewable energy systems and vehicle wash systems.




Aviation Week


If we are not willing to risk manned assets, even the F-22 and B-2 which are supposedly "survivable," especially with jamming support, intense ELINT surveillance, and even strikes on fixed radar and select SAM sites, for a strike on Syria, a country with a 2nd rate integrated air defense system that has been degraded through two years of brutal civil war, instead opting to lob standoff weapons only with price tags ranging from $500k-$2M, do you really expect an administration to use F-35′s over China or another peer state with a first-rate IADS???

DoD Buzz

DoD Buzz is THE online defense and acquisition journal for Washington Beltway and Pentagon insiders.

Australian Defence News | Asia Pacific Defence Reporter
Asia Pacific Defence Reporter is Australia's leading source of defence news. Updated daily with relevant, high quality news articles, APDR puts Australian Defence in a Global Context.
Thin Pinstriped Line

Recently the Canadian Government was reshuffled, with a variety of posts changing hands as the Prime Minister conducted a mid-term reshuffle ahead of an election. One of the posts changing over was Defence, with Rob Nicholson coming into the Department of National Defence (DND) for the first time.

Defense Tech

The U.S. military next year will begin flying Global Hawk surveillance drones from Japan on missions to monitor North Korea, U.S. and Japanese officials announced this week. The Air Force plans to base two or three of the high-altitude unmanned aerial vehicles made by Falls Church, Va.-based Northrop Grumman Corp.


In tragic news, the Indian MoD's pointsman on several sensitive and crucial cases and files, Arun Kumar Bal, died early this morning after a massive heart-attack near his Delhi home. As Joint Secretary (Acquisitions), he was best known as the top man dealing with the AgustaWestland AW101 VVIP chopper scam case, and also attended hearings in Italy earlier this year.

At War: Notes From the Front Lines - At War Blog -

Notes from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq and other areas of conflict in the post-9/11 era.



Hard National Security Choices

Caroline and Charles Todd decided to collaborate because they had a common interest: English movies, literature, and the First World War era. The Crawford series takes place during WWI while the Rutledge series starts in 1919, at the immediate aftermath. Although their novels fascinatingly explore the cat and mouse chase between detective and criminal, each series has a different perspective.

Defence IQ's Blog

We are the IQ of global defence.