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  1. HNoMS Helge Ingstad is now mostly underwater. Where did the tugs go?
  2. USAF Aircraft Accident Investigation Board report on the 2 May 2018 Puerto Rico ANG WC-130 crash
  3. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/stan-lee-marvel-comics-legend-721450 Farewell, Stan Lee
  4. If it's any consolation, the charges relate to sale and distribution, and not use while on duty. Never get high on your own supply.
  5. https://www.navytimes.com/news/your-navy/2018/11/06/officials-ronald-reagan-lsd-probe-bigger-than-you-think-14-nuke-sailors-snagged/ 14 sailors from the reactor department of the USS Ronald Reagan face disciplinary charges over an LSD ring on board. Yes, an LSD ring on board a ship named after Reagan.
  6. https://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/your-marine-corps/2018/11/04/the-sun-is-setting-on-the-corps-last-ea-6b-prowler-squadron-with-conclusion-of-final-deployment/ The final deployment of the Marine Corps’ last EA-6B squadron is scheduled to end early this month
  7. https://apnews.com/094178ff98c34dfa89b372c963193757 Two Saudi sisters living in Virginia apply for political asylum in August, disappear, and then were just found dead on the banks of the Hudson River with their bodies taped together. And because the Saudis don't care about not incriminating themselves anymore, the Embassy urged their mother to return to Saudi Arabia the day before their bodies were discovered, stating that the sisters had applied for asylum.
  8. https://www.nbcnews.com/news/crime-courts/notorious-mob-boss-whitey-bulger-found-dead-prison-n926266 Whitey Bulger is dead. The FBI is investigating his death as a homicide.
  9. https://www.apnews.com/007f5a47c9774adf8f180bf096a7d9f1 Yet another GRU opsec failure, this time leaving the pension authorities wondering if there was some sort of pension fraud going on
  10. https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-45983882 All combat roles in the British military are now open to women. Yes, that includes special forces units... not like they haven't been doing so the whole time and not admitting to it anyway. Yes, that noise you are hearing in the distance is the loud lamentations of people who wouldn't pass SAS selection anyway.
  11. https://www.janes.com/article/84023/update-switzerland-s-air-2030-plan-narrows-down-options
  12. Someone has been putting on their best impression of a 1945 German pilot it seems
  13. The PRC appears to have disappeared the Director of Interpol: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/oct/05/french-investigate-after-interpol-chief-meng-hongwei-goes-missing-china
  14. Russia 1 put up CCTV footage of the explosion that killed Zakharchenko. Obvious content warning for someone's death.
  15. Rehearsals for the Tornado GR.4's final Duxford outing
  16. That said, I have heard that it might be some sort of light composite plate, but I doubt it
  17. This graphic on the -MS suggests that the side armor is indeed some sort of ERA: The same design is present on the BMPT-72 and the -M. The first pic of the side armor also looks like the tank has the "bagged" ERA that's come in vogue lately strapped on:
  18. Photoset of Sea King Mk7s on their last flight before retirement
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