Stewing–Bumped; see newer posts below.

August 5, 2008

My anger has been stewing. The honor of the the officer corps has been weakened.

Over the weekend, Galrahn at Information Dissemination broke the news that the new DDG-1000 Zumwalt class of destroyers were designed without capability for area air defense, a fatal flaw in the design of the ship. I have been silent on this topic for a couple of days, hoping my anger to settle somewhat, but it hasn’t.

This is a massive failure of the American officer corps.

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It’s not that we’re good…

July 14, 2008

…it’s that we just don’t suck as much.

(Click the above link if you want to read the thoughts on the Ministry of Defence of the United Kingdom.  Who would have thought that comparing who’s Red Tape was redder would make me proud to be an American!?)

Hat tip Hand-Salute:  SWJ Blog.