The new global currency of the 21st century is innovation. In order for this currency to properly appreciate, developed countries will have to cast away some common misconceptions about what it means to do good research and technology (R&T).
So, the Russians will not be getting the Vladivostok, the Mistral-class landing helicopter dock ordered from France, until some indefinite time in the future when peace has returned to the Ukraine....More
As the U.S. Navy’s vaunted Aegis combat system continues to shine during missile tests – especially for ballistic missile defense (BMD) – the system itself has become a target. For some, the best way to earn sea credit these days is to tarnish the gold-plated standard of shipboard electronic defense....More