Know Your Weapons: German WW2 Infantry Weapons

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Know Your History: Was Hitler’s Ho 299 the First True Stealth Fighter?

https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/was-hitlers-ho-299-first-true-stealth-fighter-152356

The Nazi invention wasn’t exactly a “stealth” fighter, but it did share a certain idea. by Sebastien Roblin Key point: The plane never took over. However, it did accidentally stumble upon how a certain shape can help reduce a plane’s radar signature. Northrop Grumman revealed this year it is developing a second flying wing […]

via Was Hitler’s Ho 299 the First True Stealth Fighter? | The National Interest — Additional survival tricks

Know Your WW2 History: 51st and 52nd Panzer Battalions

Panthers were supplied to form Panzer Abteilung 51 (Tank Battalion 51) on 9 January, and then Pz.Abt. 52 on 6 February 1943. The first production Panther tanks were plagued with mechanical problems. The engine was dangerously prone to overheating and suffered from connecting rod or bearing failures. Gasoline leaks from the fuel pump or carburetor, […]

via 51st and 52nd Panzer Battalions — Weapons and Warfare

Know Your WW2 History: Jagdtiger SdKfz 186

The heaviest armored vehicle fielded by the Germans in World War II was the Panzerjäger Tiger Ausf B. This was built on a slightly lengthened Tiger II chassis topped with a fixed casemate and a 12.8 cm PaK 44 L/55 antitank gun. It weighed seventy-nine tons. A few early versions of the Jagdtiger had a […]

via Jagdtiger SdKfz 186 — Weapons and Warfare

‘Golden Age of SIGINT May Be Over’: New Encryption Foils IC Eavesdropping

‘Golden Age Of SIGINT May Be Over’: New Encryption Foils IC Eavesdropping

 

“Longstanding interest by US national security leaders has been heightened by Chinese advancements in quantum computing. For example, in 2017 China became the first country to demonstrate ‘quantum entanglement’ from a satellite to Earth. It could lead to much more secure communications between satellites and ground stations, as well as highly encrypted transponder feeds for communications.”

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