Russia Just Threw 19 Planes At NATO And Launched An ICBM In One Day

Well Russia's just had a busy day. In just 24 hours, the country run by Local Strongman Vladimir Putin sent 19 planes to probe NATO borders, and if that enormous blip on international radar screens wasn't enough, they just test-fired a nuclear-capable inter-continental ballistic missile. Joy. » 10/29/14 6:51pm Wednesday 6:51pm

This 22 Year Old Picture Reminds Us Of The Post Cold War Possibilities

This shot, taken in 1992 at Russia's strategic Northern Fleet port of Severomorsk, shows one of the US Navy's most advanced ships, the AEGIS cruiser Yorktown, and the destroyer O'Bannon, making a port visit among the ex-Soviet Navy's cream. In the distance is the Kirov class flagship Peter The Great looms. » 10/26/14 4:01pm Sunday 4:01pm

Porsche Might Be Developing A Turbo V12 For Vladimir Putin

A few months back we heard that Porsche was somehow involved with developing the next generation of super-limo for Russian President Vladimir Putin. It was a little unclear initially as to what exactly Porsche would be doing, in concordance with a bunch of Russian companies, but now it looks like they'll be developing… » 10/25/14 11:26am 10/25/14 11:26am

Supreme Commander Of Swedish Forces On Mystery Sub: 'It's Fucked Up'

When we first heard the Sweden was hunting for a phantom submarine that may or may not be stranded in its coastal waters, we knew it was something. Weird? No. Confusing? Possibly, but not quite there. But thanks to the Supreme Commander of the Swedish Forces, we have new terminology for it: "Fucked up." » 10/22/14 3:00pm 10/22/14 3:00pm

Russia Annexes And Deploys Forces To Tiny But Strategic Arctic Island

It is a tiny island, just some 500 square meters in size, that was just discovered earlier this year. Sitting just a meter above the ocean, Yaya Island will now be home to Russian forces and part of Russian territory, the result of just one more move to increase a militarily resurgent Russia's claim on the arctic and… » 10/22/14 11:44am 10/22/14 11:44am

Sweden May Have Mystery Sub Cornered, Ready To Use Force To Surface It

The sub saga continues in the littorals off Sweden's coast. There are signs, and rumors that Sweden may have the mystery submersible surrounded in a bay just off the southern tip of Stockholm. Meanwhile, Swedish commanders are now saying that they are prepared to use whatever weaponry needed to make the craft come to… » 10/21/14 5:19pm 10/21/14 5:19pm

Is Sweden Hunting For A Russian Submarine In Distress Near Stockholm?

Details remain sketchy, but something is clearly afoot off the coast of Stockholm Sweden, where a large search and intelligence operation is underway involving ships, from small riverine craft to stealthy Visby Class Corvettes, aircraft and over 200 operators. Something of great interest is under the water, and it may… » 10/19/14 11:00am 10/19/14 11:00am

Russia Is Deploying Its Fastest Interceptors To The Arctic Full-Time

While you weren't paying attention over the past few years, the battles over the Arctic have been intensifying. For now they've been entirely diplomatic, but Russia just upped its own ante by deploying incredibly fast MiG-31 interceptors to an extremely Northern air base. » 10/16/14 5:03pm 10/16/14 5:03pm