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economic impactUSA weak but long recovery could last another ten years

Based upon elapsed time since the last recession the USA is due for another recession. However, the US recovery has been exceptionally weak. Previous growth cycles in the USA have had 40% to 90% cumulative GDP growth. The USA is …

airplanesUSA, Russia and China next generation fighters will have Photonic radar for long range detection of stealth planes

Russia, China and the USA will have ultra-high resolution photonic radar on future planes to spot and target stealth fighters. Russia has started to invest in military applications of photonic radar technology. The Pentagon has a lead with photonic radar …

economic impactUS Tariffs and Sanctions crushing Turkish Lira, Russian Ruble and other currencies

The Russian Ruble is at its weakest level in nearly two years with ruble touching 66.7099. The US will be applying new sanctions for Russia’s use of a chemical agent, Novichok, to poison former Russian spy Sergei Skripal in the …

australiaOne Percent Immigration could make Australia and Canada superpowers by 2100

The number of people resident in Australia increased 388,100 in 2017 to June, a rise of 1.6% on 2015/16. That was far above the global increase of 1.1%, and well ahead of the United States’ gain of 0.7% and Canada’s …

batteriesTanks of the Future will be Ninja’s – quiet and hard to detect

Currently tanks are loud and emit a lot of heat. A quieter tank with a low level of infrared signature might not be detected until it was too late. Future tanks could also control several large flying or ground drones …

australiaNew lands of immigrants are Australia and Canada who will have combined 100+ million within 35 years

Australia has just passed 25 million people. They currently grows by 1 new person every 83 seconds. By 2020 they will reach a population of 26 million, in 2030 a population of 30 million, and by 2048 Australia’s population will …

air forceChina is constantly improving stealth planes, drones and engines

In 2019, China will start deploy J-20B stealth fighters with a new Xian WS-15 jet engine. This engine could finally bring China to about the engine performance level of the US PW-119 engine that were installed over 20 years ago …

gdpRussia is weak and has a rapidly aging and shrinking population

Russia has canceled its 5th generation fighter the Su57 (aka T50). They will build in some stealth into older planes. Russia is not able to buy large numbers of its new Armata tanks at $4 million each. They will upgrade …

citiesChicago having more total murders than cities of LA and NY combined leads for calls for Mayor to resign

There was an anti-violence demonstration in Chicago which also called for Mayor Rahm Emanuel to resign. Chicago has had more total murders in 2016, 2017 and 2018 than the combined populations of Los Angeles and Chicago. This is despite having …

policySustained economic growth or spending cuts would US closer to balanced budgets

The CBO has analyzed what might happen to the budget deficit if key economic variables differed from those in the agency’s current economic forecast: The growth of productivity and, consequently, the growth of real (inflation-adjusted) gross domestic product (GDP); Labor …