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  1. Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi has died
  2. https://www.gazeta.ru/politics/news/2019/07/21/n_13242091.shtml There are claims that the President of Turkmenistan, Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov has died.
  3. https://saabgroup.com/media/news-press/news/2019-06/saab-not-attending-swiss-flight-tests/ Gripen E will not be present at the Swiss Air 2030 tests
  4. https://www.nellis.af.mil/News/Article/1843738/air-force-to-reactivate-aggressor-squadron-for-f-35-training/ The 65th Aggressor Squadron is being stood up again, this time with F-35s. The amount of online rage over this is a thing of beauty
  5. https://russia.liveuamap.com/en/2019/26-april-krasmash-military-plant-is-on-fire-in-krasnoyarsk The Krasmash ICBM plant has caught fire.
  6. http://news.trust.org/item/20190410223001-o5bpc/ (It's Reuters, dunno what they are aiming at with this brand, but it's them) Egypt is pulling out of the Middle East Security Alliance proposal.
  7. "Enough to retain structural integrity for the rest of the tank that isn't (N)ERA, with frontal arc also functioning as a backstop for HEAT's remaining penetration" The "excess steel armor" problem came around due to increasingly powerful HEAT shells and ATGMs, their relative inaccuracy asides. If one of those connected, they would probably go through a lot more steel than you could reasonably fit on a tank. The Germans and French responded with the Leopard 1 and AMX-30, which were intended to trade armor for speed to get out of the line of fire with. The British had Ch
  8. https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2019/04/09/national/air-self-defense-force-fighter-jet-disappears-radar-pacific/?hootPostID=3d2d75b3781118bbf175943c420ee1d3#.XKySp-tKg3i The JASDF have had one of their -As go missing on night time training over water. A search effort is underway.
  9. Apparently vehicle wrecks in Armored Warfare can travel quickly enough to deal ram damage
  10. US Navy sailor charged with trying to set fire to his urine sample: https://www.navytimes.com/news/your-navy/2019/01/28/sailor-charged-with-trying-to-set-fire-to-his-urine-sample/%23.XE9hmvZlsgc.twitter
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