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Mils & Minutes: The Basics of Ballistic Adjustments

What goes up, must come down. Gravity is the universal force of attraction that affects anything having mass. Without taking atmospheric conditions like air...

The Mexican Military 2006-11: Adapting, Transforming, and Modernizing Under Fire

The fight of state versus non-state groups has characterized warfare in the 21st century; these last include a wide assortment of terrorists, insurgents, pirates,...

The Battle for the Pentagon’s Budget

The fight against terrorism reflected the Pentagon’s unpreparedness to conduct low-intensity operations. Now, the battle for the Pentagon’s budget and the struggle to find...

US Military Presence in the Asia-Pacific and the Implications for Australia

The Australia-United States Ministerial Consultations (AUSMIN) talks next week come at a time when Australia’s most important ally is reassessing its strategic policy and...

The Greatest Captains of Military History

Spartan JKM (DefenceTalk Member), Please follow this link to the FULL LIST and to post your comments.I had a lot of fun, my primary...

The Long March: Building an Afghan National Army

Background and Purpose The Afghan National Army (ANA) is seen as a sine qua non for security in Afghanistan. The recent resurgence of the Taliban,...

BAE Systems Committed to Nowra for Seahawk Support Contract

BAE Systems, NOWRA, Australia: BAE Systems plans to establish a world class aviation maintenance facility in Nowra, NSW, if it secures the contract to...

Limited Armed Stabilization and the Future of US Landpower

The author takes a critical look at the mission assignment and orientation of U.S. landpower. He calls for an unconventional revolution in U.S. land...

North Korea poses no real threat to the world

As the North Korean nuclear issue took a new, dangerous turn on Monday, RIA Novosti sought out the opinion of Douglas H. Paal, vice...

Why We Fight

DefenceTalk, Conflicts have been part of human society since the beginning of the time. While other species of animals also engage in fighting, none...