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October 2014 News
- Area 51 mystery: Nighthawks seen over Nevada By Keith Rogers Las Vegas Review-Journal October 31, 2014 -- The new hangar is presumably for a stealthy Unmanned Aerial Vehicle long-range bomber, according to John Pike, director of GlobalSecurity.org, a military information website.
- Pilot error, wind caused Nevada drone crash Associated Press October 28, 2014 -- The Predator and its three spares can be disassembled and loaded into a "coffin," and transported worldwide, according to GlobalSecurity.org, a military information website.
- Canada's air force orders more smart bombs for war on ISIL The Ottawa Citizen October 28, 2014 -- To operate the system, the pilot illuminates the target with a laser. The bomb then travels to a spot of laser energy reflected from the target, according to the GlobalSecurity.org website page on the Paveway bomb.
- Tobyhanna Army Depot builds tower to test weapon system By David Falchek The Scranton Times-Tribune October 26, 2014 -- John Pike, a military analyst with GlobalSecurity.org, described the Long-Range Advanced Scout Surveillance System as a combination of infrared night vision goggles, a television camera and a telescope. It has become an valued asset on the battlefield.
- Air Force life for Popovich: Spy satellites and basketball By John Tedesco and Tom Orsborn San Antonio Express-News October 25, 2014 -- "This was serious Cold War stuff," said John Pike, an intelligence expert and director of GlobalSecurity.org. For years, the Air Force never acknowledged the "Blue Cube" existed.
- China's Navy Is Already Challenging the US in Asia By James R. Holmes The Diplomat October 16, 2014 -- GlobalSecurity.org projects that China will field 70 subs in 2020, 63 of them nuclear or diesel attack boats.
- S.A. commander says Mexicans 'never mentioned anything to me about ISIL' By Sig Christenson San Antonio Express-News October 14, 2014 -- But John Pike, director and founder of GlobalSecurity.org, a military information website, noted that the first clue anyone had of an attack on 9/11 was when the terrorists took over passenger jets.
- MRAP sale to Emirates may enable regional military force By Tom Vanden Brook USA TODAY October 13, 2014 -- 'The Emiratis are gearing up. Iran. The Caliphate. All comers,' said John Pike, executive director of GlobalSecurity.org, a defense policy website.
- Indian military hysteria since 1947 By Sabir Shah The News International October 10, 2014 -- A Washington DC-based think tank "Global Security.org" and historian Leonard Thomas's book "Encyclopedia of the developing world" claim 97,368 Pakistani soldiers were captured by their Indian counterparts in East Pakistan.
- Danske F-16-fly er landet i Kuwait By Sten Jensen JydskeVestkysten October 05, 2014 -- Ahmed Al Jaber-basen, eller som den også betegnes, »The Jab«, er tidligere blevet brugt af fly i amerikanskledede koalitioners angreb mod Irak og er ifølge hjemmesiden globalsecurity.org nærmest designet til formålet og rummer såvel tekniske som indkvarterings-faciliteter til fly og mandskab.
- International Peace Day something to imagine Southwest Times Record October 01, 2014 -- GlobalSecurity.org presents a similarly long list of countries not at peace, but notes that the United Nations defines a major military conflict as 1,000 battlefield deaths a year. That reduces the number considerably, to just 10 major military actions and a score or so lesser conflicts by mid-2005.