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U.S. Army Scientists demonstrates power and data rail for Next Generation Squad Weapon – Defence Blog

As reported by the U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center, military scientists have demonstrated a power and data rail for the Army’s Next Generation Squad Weapon at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland. The U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command C5ISR (Command, Control, Computers, Communications, Cyber, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) Center is developing a centralized power source for targeting technologies on the weapon, which currently requires separate batteries for scopes, range finders and thermal sights. The C5ISR Center is developing a centralized power source for small-arms weapons for the Army’s Next Generation Squad Weapon program. The new weapon will have increased capabilities and ... Read more

Is Obamacare the new third rail?

Is Obamacare the new third rail? by digby Could be. 2018 was marked by the battle to preserve the ACA particularly the requirement that insurance companies cover pre-existing conditions. Whether the Republican lawsuit that aims to overturn the entire program makes it to the Supreme Court or doesn’t it’s going to be a major issue: A court ruling last week putting the Affordable Care Act further in jeopardy may provide the opening Democrats have been waiting for to regain the upper hand on health care against Republicans in 2020. […] But Senate Democrats, Democratic candidates and outside groups backing them ... Read more

Tucker Carlson and Floyd Brown Rail Against ‘Tech Tyrants’ Putting a ‘Thumb on the Scale of Democracy’

Disclosure: Some of the links below may contain affiliate links from Patriot Depot, a sister company of The Western Journal. By making purchases through these links, you’ll be helping to support The Western Journal. Fox News host Tucker Carlson and The Western Journal Publisher Floyd Brown took big tech companies to task for engaging in censorship and thereby damaging American democracy beyond what Russian President Vladimir Putin could have ever dreamed. On Wednesday’s edition of “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” the Fox host introduced the subject by arguing that Facebook and YouTube are doing everything they can to shape the narrative around ... Read more

New Cali High-Speed Rail Looks Doomed To Fail Before Construction Even Starts

Commentary News Alex Reitter / EyeEm / Getty ImagesThe image above is a stock photo of a bullet train. (Alex Reitter / EyeEm / Getty Images) California’s newest high-speed rail line project already appears to be a failed experiment before workers even break ground. The proposed line would take passengers from Victorville, California, to Las Vegas, Nevada — a trip that takes roughly three hours by car. A high-speed train would reduce that time to 90 minutes. During an Oct. 23 meeting, California’s Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank agreed to issue a whopping $3.2 billion in bonds to help pay ... Read more

KDG Releases New HK 762 M-Lok Rail System

KDG Releases New HK 762 M-Lok Rail System The New KDG HK 762 M-Lok rail is a direct mount rail system, replacing the factory HK 762 rail systems. The new rail utilizes the M-Lok system, is lighter, longer, and more ergonomic for the operator. The KDG HK 762 M-Lok rail is 14” overall in length. It features a continuous monolithic picatinny rail at the 12 o’clock position, and M-Lok mounting slots at the 3, 6 and 9 o’clock positions. The system also uniquely offers a forward mounting M-Lok slot at each of the 2, 4, 8, and 10 o’clock positions ... Read more