NEWS Germany’s military is launching a new cyber expertise amid fears hackers can hijack warplanes

Germany’s military is launching a new “aviation cyber expertise” as an urgent measure in response to a government-funded research revealing that hackers would be able to seize command of a military aircraft with equipment worth just a few thousand dollars. The new initiative, propelled by the head of the German Military Aviation Authority, Major General…

ALERT US Secretary of State Tillerson asking for a “global action to stop a threat” after new North Korea’s missile launch

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson strongly condemned North Korea’s intercontinental ballistic missile launch, calling it “a new escalation of the threat to the United States, our allies and partners, the region, and the world” in a statement Tuesday. “Global action is required to stop a global threat,” he said. “Any country that hosts North…

NEWS Bashar Assad tries out role of Su-35 fighter jet pilot at Russia’s Khmeymim airbase (video)

The Russian chief of staff, General Valery Gerasimov, accompanied Assad, according to a statement by Russia’s Defense Ministry. The two discussed coordinating actions of the Syrian government forces with the help of the Russian military against Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) and the Al-Nusra Front in Syria. Syrian President Bashar Assad has tried out the…