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September 2014 News

  1. U.S. begins pounding ISIS targets in Syria By O’Ryan Johnson Boston Herald September 23, 2014 -- "It's about time," said John Pike, CEO of GlobalSecurity.org. "What did the Islamic State say today? 'Kill infidels anywhere you can find them.' If we do not take the war to them they will bring it to us. ... This is just the way it's going to be for a while. Mr. Obama has already said it will not be over when he leaves office."
  2. Conspicuous Russian spy satellite burns up over Rocky Mountains Examiner.com September 18, 2014 -- Charles Vick, an aerospace analyst with GlobalSecurity.org, said in the report that the debris has been tentatively identified as pieces of Russia's Cosmos-2495, a Kobalt-M type reconnaissance satellite.
  3. Bright fireball seen over the US 'most likely a Russian spy satellite' By Natasha Culzac The Indepdendent September 18, 2014 -- Aerospace Analyst Charles Vick, from GlobalSecurity.org, said that it could have been parts of Russia's Cosmos 2495 photo-reconnaissance satellite, which was sent into orbit in May.
  4. Fireball Was Russian Spy Satellite, Experts Say Sky News September 17, 2014 -- Charles Vick, an aerospace analyst with military information website Globalsecurity.org agreed that the object was probably a piece of the Russian satellite, which was launched in May.
  5. Experts: Mystery fireball was Russian satellite By Mead Gruver Associated Press September 17, 2014 -- The object probably was a piece of Russia's Cosmos 2495 reconnaissance satellite, launched in May, said Charles Vick, an aerospace analyst with military information website Globalsecurity.org. Cosmos 2495 was designed to shoot reconnaissance photos and send the film back to Earth in capsules.
  6. Israel to Get 4th Dolphin Nuclear Stealth Submarine; Will Expand Global Deterrence By Ariella Haviv The Jewish Voice September 10, 2014 -- The Federation of American Scientists and GlobalSecurity.org report that the four larger torpedo tubes are capable of launching Israeli built nuclear-armed Popeye Turbo cruise missiles (a variant of the Popeye standoff missile), and the US Navy recorded an Israeli submarine-launched cruise missile test in the Indian Ocean ranging 1,500 km (930 mi).
  7. Unfinished F-35 puts test pilots in hot seat By William D`Urso Los Angeles Register September 03, 2014 -- "By the end of this decade, there are only going to be two types of planes in the sky: stealth fighters and targets," says John Pike, director of defense website Globalsecurity.org.
  8. Fifth-Generation Fighters Will Determine Air Dominance in Future Conflicts By Dan Parsons National Defense September 2014 -- John Pike, Globalsecurity.org think tank director, said the episode is the best endorsement of the joint strike fighter’s fifth-generation technologies, regardless of its problematic development and relatively high cost.