Monthly Archives: October 2016

Imperial Doctrine – Economies of Effort

Why does the Empire embark on obscenely expensive programs to create Weapons of Mass Destruction? Because the alternatives are even more terrifyingly expensive. An oft-stated criticism of the Galactic Empire in the Star Wars series is its dependence on building a … Continue reading

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Imperial Doctrine – What’s in a Name

Why Did the Chicken Walker cross the road? (Hint: It wasn’t to transport something) There’s something odd about the AT-ST. Its name, ‘All Terrain – Scout Transport’, is a misnomer. The vehicle is comprised of two legs, a chassis, and … Continue reading

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Hercules for Germany: What markets are left to conquer?

Another market falls to the Hercules. Who else is left? Germany today confirmed its purchase of 4-6 C-130J Hercules that it will use to operate into short airstrips and fulfill other missions deemed unsuitable for the A400M. It’s a bit of … Continue reading

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