Tag: Tanks

ScoMo plays Djoko but Dutton buys tanks – » The Australian Independent Media Network

The saga of a tennis star’s visa cancellation certainly serves to highlight the incalculable damage the federal government is suffering as it utterly fails to deal with a pandemic catastrophe which its own Libertarian easing of restrictions helped create. It also exposes a mind-boggling degree of incompetence and miscommunication, of posturing and dissembling that would be comic were it not so toxic to the health of the commonwealth.

Source: ScoMo plays Djoko but Dutton buys tanks – » The Australian Independent Media Network

Killer Robots and the Laws We Need to Stop Them | The Smirking Chimp

What can they do to Australia’s Tanks

Here’s a scenario to consider: a military force has purchased a million cheap, disposable flying drones each the size of a deck of cards, each capable of carrying three grams of explosives—enough to kill a single person or, in a “shaped charge,” pierce a steel wall. They’ve been programmed to seek out and “engage” (kill) certain human beings, based on specific “signature” characteristics like carrying a weapon, say, or having a particular skin color. They fit in a single shipping container and can be deployed remotely. Once launched, they will fly and kill autonomously without any further human action.

Source: Killer Robots and the Laws We Need to Stop Them | The Smirking Chimp

Australia commits to $3.5 billion tank purchase from the US

Australia will purchase 75 new M1A2 abrams tanks.

Subs and tanks Australia is truly committed to one-way trade and pleasing America and allowing the Stars and Stripes to be firmly planted on Australian soil in the region. Money for war seems to have no boundaries for this government while our health isn’t as important. One feels Morrison is preparing for a domestic threat.

Australia has locked in its purchase of more than 120 tanks and other armoured vehicles from the United States, at a cost of $3.5 billion, as part of a major upgrade of the army’s fleet.

Source: Australia commits to $3.5 billion tank purchase from the US