The Arms Industry

Beyond Pesticides Daily News Blog »Blog archive Threat to ocean health: resistance to pesticides Sea lice are rampant in the North Atlantic Ocean

(Beyond pesticides, June 3, 2021) A report published in Royal Society Open Science finds parasitic lice resistant to pesticides (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) endanger wild and farmed fish populations in the North Atlantic. The intensive use of pesticides to kill the parasite has led to widespread resistance to multiple pesticides, which has …

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The army’s combat management system stays under a cloud

Australian Army Lieutenant Cooper Smith, 5th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, issues patrol orders at the Combat Training Center, Tully, Queensland. Image: Department of Defense Through Kym bergmann June 1, 2021 Since news broke a month ago that the military was removing its Tactical Combat Management System (BMS) from service, the …

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China reveals new self-propelled anti-aircraft gun ‘for air defense tasks on the ground’

A new type of self-propelled, 35-millimeter caliber eight-wheel anti-aircraft gun, independently developed by China, is in action. Photo: Screenshot by China Central Television China recently revealed a new type of self-propelled 35-millimeter eight-wheeled anti-aircraft gun equipped with two surface-to-air missiles. Chinese analysts noted that it was an excellent choice for …

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Surgical Monitor Support Arm Market Analysis by Key Players, Size, Share, Industry Growth and Forecast 2021-2028 – The Courier

Impact of COVID-19 on the Surgical Monitor Support Arm Market: Surgical Monitor Support Arm Market report analyzes the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on the surgical monitor support arm industry. Since the COVID-19 virus outbreak in December 2019, the disease has spread to more than 180 countries around the world, with …

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BBC drama highlights evils of war

I know Tom Lawlor, the father of Irish actor Tom Vaughan Lawlor, aka Nidge. Earlier this month he drew my attention to the fact that his son was playing a role in a BBC 2 drama called Danny Boy. Only for Tom, I would never have seen the drama and …

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Unmanned Systems and the Future of War

Unmanned Systems and the Future of War 05/28/2021 By Sebastian Viscuso Army photo In 2005, Vice-Admiral Lowell E. Jacoby, then director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, noted in testimony before the House Armed Services Committee that “lethal aerodynamic unmanned vehicles are expected to pose an increased threat to US and …

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A permanent structure of peace

Suddenly, a fragment of history comes to mind from the ebbing days of World War II, hitting me to the heart. You mean the rulers of the world (not to mention all of us) really wanted to transcend – for good – the hell the world had just been through …

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