All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘defense’

FA-50 Fighter Jets: The Philippines Strengthens Its Defense

On Tuesday, Philippine’s President Benigno Aquino III announced that two FA-50 fighter jets will be delivered to the Philippines from a manufacturer in South Korea. The announcement was made at the Philippine Air Force’s 67th anniversary with the theme “Soaring High for Peace.” The country is scrambling to look for ways to increase their defenses against the brewing territorial disputes …

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Chicago Bears Land A Monster Free Agent

Linebacker Brian Urlacher was a total defensive beast for the Chicago Bears for twelve seasons. No wonder his departure after the 2012 season resulted in one of the NFL’s worst defensive squads in 2014, ranking a dismal 30th in total defense. Chicago finished a mediocre 8-8 and missed the playoffs for the sixth time in seven years. Now, the Bears …

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Kevin Trudeau: Prosecutors Want 10-Year Sentence

Kevin Trudeau, the TV pitchman known for touting his book The Weight Loss Cure They Don’t Want You to Know About could face 10 years in prison if prosecutors have their way. Convicted back in November for criminal contempt, he aired infomericals touting his book 32,000 times in violation of a court order. Defense attorneys believe Trudeau–who has served time …

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Defence Budgets to Rise, Shift Toward Middle East

The global economic downturn that began in 2008 didn’t just affect consumer businesses. The effects of the recession reached all the way to the most sacred of government spending initiatives – military spending. Global defense budgets have been falling since 2009. Now, with many economies recovering, defense budgets are back on a rising trajectory. Market research firm IHS today released …

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Montae Nicholson, A Four-Star Safety, Commits To Michigan State

As if the Spartan defense was not good enough this year, Michigan State has gained another star for their team next year. Montae Nicholson is a four-star recruit from Pennsylvania, and as the No.1 prospect in his home state, it is a big gain for the Michigan State Spartans. Coming off of one of their best seasons in many years, …

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Reuters: Pentagon Bookkeepers Wasted $8.5 Trillion

Earlier this summer, Reuters authors Scot J. Paltrow and Kelly Carr conducted an investigation into the Pentagon’s payroll practices; in their report, the authors alleged that an unbelievable level of dysfunction is causing financial hardships for soldiers. Today, the news does not get any better as Reuters published a second expose, this one even meatier than the first. The second …

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State Beats Michigan Thanks To Spartan Defense

Michigan State was able to bounce back from their embarrassing loss to Michigan last season, and with an excellent defensive effort, Michigan State beat Michigan in East Lansing on November 2nd. The defense was certainly the key to the game, and the spartan defense prevented Michigan from scoring a touchdown throughout the game, holding them to only 6 points, which …

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DARPA Just Spent $26M… On Anti-Missile Laser Beam

According to an article in Military & Aerospace Electronics, the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has given a total of $26 million in contracts to two U.S. defense companies to research a more efficient anti-missile defense system. Northrop Grumman’s Aerospace Systems division in Redondo Beach, CA will receive $14.6 million while Lockheed Martin’s Mission Systems and Training division in …

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Jared Allen Will Remain With The Minnesota Vikings

Jared Allen, who is one of the top defenders for the Minnesota Vikings, was on the verge of a trade earlier this afternoon. As the trade deadline approached, Allen, along with other players around the league all went up for grabs essentially, as other teams made offers for select players. Allen is a defensive end, and is a high demand …

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Denver Broncos Rally To Win, Despite Slow Start

The Denver Broncos finally lost last week after seeming to be unstoppable, and it seemed as if they were going to face a similar fate this week. Peyton Manning charged in with all his power and led the Broncos to victory, by scoring 38 points in a row in order to beat the Redskins at home. Although the Broncos lost …

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Dominique Easley, Florida DT, Out For The Season

Dominique Easley, a football player for the Florida Gators has been plagued with a season ending injury. It appears that the injuries at Florida just continue to pile up, as their struggles continue in the 2013 season. Easley, a senior from Staten Island, NY is a defensive tackle for the team and a key member of the defense. This news …

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Bold Move: Lawyer Demands Phone Records from NSA to Prove Client’s Innocence

This is either the most brilliantly executed defensive move I’ve heard about in quite some time, or possibly the most ill-conceived air-grab since my buddy asked to read his wife’s texts “to prove she’s getting them ok.” Only time will tell. Another question to remand to the future historians – what’s the deal with the NSA’s recently revealed phone data …

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