National Security, Climate, and the Philippine Typhoon

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered the USS George Washington and her battle group to the Philippines to provide humanitarian assistance in the aftermath of the typhoon. Already, about 90 U.S. Marines and sailors are on the ground providing support.

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How to Defeat the Air Force’s Powerful Stealth Fighter (Updated)

A contingent of German pilots flying the latest Typhoon fighter have figured out how to shoot down the Lockheed Martin-made F-22 in mock combat. The Germans' tactics, revealed in the latest Combat Aircraft magazine, represent the latest reality check for the $400-million-a-copy F-22 following dozens of pilot blackouts, and possibly a crash, reportedly related to problems with the unique g-force-defying vests worn by Raptor pilots. Read more »