6,000 meters under water: Beijing plans AI-driven deep-sea base in disputed South China Sea

Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged scientists to get working on a deep sea base for unmanned submarine exploration in the South China Sea – one of the world’s most disputed waterways. The plan was unveiled at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing this month, after President Xi visited a deep sea research institute […]

The US military’s largest base outside the US just got its biggest ammo delivery in 20 years

US Air Force/Senior Airman Joshua Magbanua The 86th Munitions Squadron at Ramstein air base in Germany got about 100 containers of munitions this month. That’s the largest shipment of ordnance the unit has gotten since 1999. It comes as the unit, and NATO forces in Europe, increase their deterrence posture amid heightened tensions with Russia. […]

Lockheed engineers will determine the fate of the F-22s ravaged by Hurricane Michael at Tyndall Air Base

US Air Force photo by Senior Airman Derek Seifert The F-22 Raptor stealth fighter jets left behind at Tyndall Air Base, which was devastated by Hurricane Michael’s rampage across Florida, will be inspected by Lockheed Martin structural engineers. Tyndall Air Base serves as a critical training and maintenance ground for about 50 F-22s, or nearly a […]

Anti-US base candidate wins Okinawa governor elections

A staunch opponent of the planned relocation of a US military base within Okinawa Island, where the issue sparked major public protests, has beaten a government-backed competitor in the local governor elections. Read more Denny Tamaki, a former opposition lawmaker and a son of the US marine, has got a win against Atsushi Sakima, the […]

Star Wars 9 leaks reveal Kylo Ren's hidden base and TWO biggest fears

The First Order was never anything like the old Empire. Under the previous Supreme Leader Snoke it was a rebel force with no (known) home planet or base. Snoke even had his throne room on the Mega Star Destroyer Supremacy. Now that the First Order is the most powerful force in the galaxy, it seems […]

Texas lawmakers press NASA to base lunar lander program in Houston

Enlarge / Getting back to the Moon will require navigating politics on Earth. (credit: JAXA / NHK) The Apollo missions that flew to the Moon during the 1960s were designed and controlled by what is now known as Johnson Space Center, the home of the famous “Mission Control.” Moreover, the astronauts that flew to the […]

2019 Audi A7 gets lower base price than old model

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Audi,Coupe,Hatchback,Sedan,Luxury Credit goes to a new base-level trim. Continue reading 2019 Audi A7 gets lower base price than old model 2019 Audi A7 gets lower base price than old model originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 10 Aug 2018 11:00:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of […]

Russian military prevents drone attack on Khmeimim base in Syria

A drone, launched from a militant-held area towards Russia’s Khmeimim base in Syria, was shot down by the airfield’s defenses on Friday, the Russian military has reported, urging militant commanders to cease all provocations. The UAV was launched after dark from an area controlled by illegal armed groups in the north of Latakia province, according […]