Ocnus.Net
News Before Its News
About Us | Ocnus? |

Front Page 
 
 Africa
 
 Analyses
 
 Business
 
 Dark Side
 
 Defence & Arms
 
 Dysfunctions
 
 Editorial
 
 International
 
 Labour
 
 Light Side
 
 Research
Search

Defence & Arms Last Updated: Apr 10, 2021 - 2:10:04 PM


Defence & Arms
Infantry: Reusability Makes A Difference
British troops in Mali have been using a new Drone40 40mm UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) that can be launched from the standard 40mm grenade launcher often carried by infantry units.

Mar 31, 2021 - 10:49:39 AM

Defence & Arms
Weapons: The Capture Or Kill Longshot
In November 2020 a British SAS (Special Air Service) commando sniper used a Barrett M82A1 12.7mm sniper rifle to kill an ISIL (Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant) suicide bomber 938 meters distant. The SAS sergeant was with a “capture or kill” team in Syria seeking to capture or kill the more active and dangerous ISIL groups operating in the countryside

Mar 28, 2021 - 12:34:41 PM

Defence & Arms
The French aircraft carrier "Charles de Gaulle" has arrived in Abu Dhabi as part of a deployment that France says is committed to “freedom of navigation.”
Liberian-flagged, Israeli-owned container ship named Lori was struck in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday according to reports. It would be the second such incident involving an Israeli ship after the Helios Ray was hit by a mysterious explosion in the same area on February 26.

Mar 28, 2021 - 12:28:06 PM

Defence & Arms
Naval Air: The China Syndrome
Foreign journalists appear to be misunderstanding China’s aircraft carrier program. Some of the recent reporting combines larger aircraft carriers that carry jets with smaller “carriers” that operate helicopters.

Mar 27, 2021 - 1:06:20 PM

Defence & Arms
Marines: Unwanted Company
In January 2021 China launched the third (of eight) 40,000-ton Type 075 LHDs (amphibious assault ship that mainly use helicopters to get troops ashore).

Mar 26, 2021 - 12:14:01 PM



Defence & Arms Feed
Latest Headlines
Africa
Nile countries trade blame as dam talks end without breakthrough
Libya: The Turkish Problem
Congo: Return Of The Kings
Analyses
How Rising Great Power Tensions Will Affect Central Asia
The Syrian Economy: In Ruins, with Few Prospects of Recovery
Can the West stop China in Central Asia?
Business
Moscow Struggles to Improve and Extend Siberian Railways to Preserve China Trade
Syria: Defeat Pretending To Be Victory
Indonesia Plays Hardball With Its Nickel
Dark Side
Information Warfare: When No Signal Is Not An Option
Sri Lanka: Buddhist Monks And Security Issues Set To Derail Elections
Submarines: Narco Sub Production Moves To Europe
Defence & Arms
Ukraine’s Fighter Jets Are Near The End Of The Line—It Should Turn To Drones And Missiles Instead
Satellite images reveal how shadowy Wagner Group has become Vladimir Putin's 'private army'
Chinese Laser TOW Tryout
Dysfunctions
Tensions Escalate in Donbas and on Ukrainian Border
Iranian Spy Ship Attacked in Red Sea
Russian-Chinese Cooperation in Space
Editorial
Political Proctology and the UK Census
With its interests in flames, what will China do in Myanmar?
The presence of the EU’s Arctic future
International
India: A Lingering Red
Iran's Shift to the East
China and the Myanmar Junta: A Marriage of Convenience
Labour
The Enormous Impact of Eroded Collective Bargaining on Wages
Assassination of Company Union Boss
The Amazon Union Drive and the Changing Politics of Labor
Light Side
Fancy a deep red? The rise of underwater wineries
Italian Mafia Fugitive Is Captured After Authorities Discover YouTube Cooking Channel He Launched
Beware of Witches and Prepare Your Sweets
Research
Space: The Future Arrived Unexpectedly
LNG-electric vessels set to move centre stage [LNG Condensed]
Brazil Abetted Overthrow of Allende in Chile