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On October 4, 1957, the Space Age dawned with the red hue of the Communist flag when the Soviet Union launched the first artificial satellite. Sputnik I stunned the world and spurred a surge in science education and innovation that changed our world forever. But was Sputnik I really a shock to America's leaders, and how close was the U.S. to getting into space first? NOVA draws on previously classified documents to tell the real story behind the opening chapter in the space race. Read more [...]

“We already are in a Cyber War” with Russia!

While accusations of Russian hacking have dominated the news ever since the election, we have been involved in a strategic game of cyber warfare with the country for quite a while, according to David Kennedy, a former cyber security expert with the U. S. Marine Corps.

The Secret Cyberwar is Here: Director Alex Gibney on ‘Zero Days’ Documentary, Stuxnet & Cyberweapons

“The potential for enourmous destruction and loss of life is palpable when it comes to cyberweapons,” says Alex Gibney, director of the film Zero Days, which delves into the creation, deployment, and implications of the Stuxnet virus.

JTIC 2017 Global Attack Index

An overview of key trends in global terrorism, insurgency, and political violence in 2017. Published by Jane’s by IHS Market.

Eisenhower Warns Us Of the Military Industrial Complex.

Dwight D. Eisenhower exit speech on Jan. 17, 1961, warning America of the Military Industrial Complex.

Breaking down Russia and U.S. Nuclear Capabilities

Remembering Space Shuttle Columbia

In January 2003, Space Shuttle Columbia launched with a crew of seven on a two-week mission. On the return flight, damaged heat shields allowed gas to penetrate the wing, and the spacecraft was destroyed.

F-35 Experience

This F-35 Lightning II video is used at trade and air shows around the world to give viewers the F-35 Experience. See why stealth, battle space awareness, performance and sustainment make the F-35 the world’s only 5th generation multi-role fighter. Includes footage of the F-35 Lightning II production line. Produced Sept., 2010.

The Middle East’s Cold War, Explained

It is a fact that the Saudis and Iranians have never really declared war on each other. Instead, they fight indirectly by supporting opposing sides in other countries and inciting conflicts. This is known as proxy warfare. It’s had a devastating effect on the region.

How a U.S. Nuclear Strike Actually Works

Here’s what would happen if the President of the United States wanted to launch a nuclear weapon? Following are the steps the Commander-In-Chief would need to take.