Military & Paramilitary

Russia to develop new, once-prohibited weapons

It didn’t take long following the US announcement that the country would suspend its participation in the INF treaty for Russia to move in kind. Now, freed of its obligations under the 1987 treaty, Moscow is wasting no time in developing new, once-prohibited weapons systems. [node:read-more:link]

Military coup ousts Sudanese President al-Bashir

Sudan's state-run broadcaster says Defence Minister Awad Mohammed Ibn Auf is being sworn in as head of a new military council that will run the country for two years. The move is being taken after the military ousted autocratic President Omar al-Bashir on Thursday following nearly four months of expanding protests. [node:read-more:link]

Doomsday gaming at a Nova Scotia Diefenbunker

It’s a doomsday 1969 game: Cities will be vaporized and millions will be annihilated unless you act fast to stop it all. That is the premise behind an escape room game now being developed inside a decommissioned nuclear fallout shelter an hour’s drive north of Halifax in the rural community of Debert. [node:read-more:link]

Muscle Memory and Visualization

The mind is a powerful training tool for those working in crisis response. Repetitive training creates the ‘muscle memory’ essential for the automatic responses required in high pressure situations to carry out motions flawlessly, expeditiously and, ultimately, unconsciously. [node:read-more:link]

US National Guard

With experience in a wide range of operational environments, from Afghanistan and Iraq to post-Hurricane Katrina disaster response, the National Guard has proven instrumental in achieving objectives set both by state and federal authorities. [node:read-more:link]


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