North Korea has Nukes Deliverable Via Missile?

Not sure I believe it. Not sure at all. That’s a huge step, and even if they could package one small enough to conceivably be lifted aloft, they then have to work out the targeting problems.

Still, for whatever reason, the DIA has let slip their supposed belief that the North does indeed have that capability.

Read the news article on CSMonitor.

EMP Attack Threat - North Korea

I’ll preface this posting with the following:

I don’t believe North Korea has an EMP device, or a nuke large enough to do the job, or a delivery system powerful enough to properly position the weapon. I also believe we possess the ability with THAAD and other systems to destroy any missile launched under threat circumstances.

On the other hand…. I am increasingly wary of that “satellite” they put up recently and its low orbit, 17 second period rotation “blinder”.

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A Defense Against Drones - Galt's Engine

Rendering drones surveillance null and void via modern tech in the hands of “ordinary” citizens. Sound implausible? An Oregon company intends to make drone eye-in-the-sky defense available to the public. That’s right. To YOU. “Domestic Drone Countermeasures” claims to intend selling equipment that will make it impossible for drones to “complete their mission” by disabling their mission capabilities. (Post Edit: Method at the end)

From their splash page…

“Many different, large area, small area, mobile and fixed Countermeasures and systems

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Coffee Prices on the Up-tick?

I was sent this by a friend that thought it was worth at least considering. How are coffee prices in your neck-o-the-woods?

“Might be a good idea to stock up on Coffee from this year’s crop, it will be even more expensive soon.

The Real Figures on Rust Blight and Coffee

Although it is clear that Central American coffee farmers are suffering from a serious crisis because of the spread of the rust blight,. It is clear that in the

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Winchester Ammunition Recall

Consider this a safety issue of major import. Exploding chambers due to overcharged ammunition are a serious concern, with no warning possible. Read this and check your inventories if you stock Winchester.

February 11, 2013

Winchester Product Warning and Recall Notice

Winchester 5.56mm M855 62-Grain Pene

Olin Corporation, through its Winchester Division, is recalling one (1) lot of its 5.56mm M855 62 Grain PENE centerfire rifle ammunition.

Symbol Number: ZGQ3308

Lot Number: WCC10M106-004

Through extensive evaluation Winchester has determined

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Swiss Army Ready for Euro Collapse

From Businessweek, January 31, 2013.

As snipers fanned out over the rooftops of the Alpine resort and the Swiss Armed Forces rolled miles of barbed wire through the town, officers had more than the security of Mario Draghi and Lloyd Blankfein in mind. They were also preparing for European chaos should the euro ever collapse.

At their annual exercise in September, the Swiss army drilled for an imagined conflict between two neighboring states (the landlocked nation borders Austria, France, Germany,

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Proposed WA State Gun Ban

Democrats in Washington State have introduced SB 5737, which seeks to severely restrict ownership of military pattern rifles and more. It also seeks to destroy or permanently disable every so-called “assault weapon” by forcing them to be rendered inoperable upon inheritance. ARTICLE at Examiner.

The bill, S.B. 5737, proposes “banning the sale of assault weapons.” According to the legislation, an “assault weapon” is any semiautomatic pistol, pump-action rifle or shotgun that can accept a detachable magazine, with the capacity to

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4" Spy Drone

From news.sky.com

“They are the first to use the state-of-the-art handheld tiny surveillance helicopters, which relay reliable full motion video and still images back to the devices’ handlers in the battlefield.

The Black Hornet Nano Unmanned Air Vehicle is the size of a child’s toy, measuring just 10cm (4 ins) by 2.5cm (1 inch), and is equipped with a tiny camera.”

From SkyNews comes an article describing the deployment of a small camera equipped drone with live video capability.

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Out Ill

Been down with the flu. Ugly thing, but I believe it is on its way out. Sorry to be away for so long. Had to prioritize a few things.

I did learn something while I was out, though, TheraFlu works. Mine is the cider flavored version. Has 650mg of pain killer in it, too. Beat the other cold and flu meds I tried, and actually tastes half way decent. I recommend it for any of you that are under the

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The Real Direction of Drones Overhead

Higher and higher, smarter and smarter and with better eyes than any eagle could ever evolve. I’ve been talking about drones for private use for a while now. Well, here is some information about government drones and your privacy. Keep in mind while looking at this information, that the technology discussed is already in use, with the distinct possibility of having already been replaced with superior equipment. The advancement of technology knows no end point.

Here are some links I

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