McMinn County still recovering one year after EF-2 tornado

A year ago Thursday, an EF-2 tornado hit McMinn County, damaging more than 200 homes and businesses and injuring 20 people. Everyone survived, and now they are moving on either by rebuilding or finding new homes. On State Highway 307, the Newman family lives in a new home.

Hawaii’s nuke warning test, NKorea missile launch coincide

Hawaii was set to test its statewide alarm system to warn residents of an impending nuclear missile attack on Tuesday – coincidentally on the same day North Korea launched a ballistic missile. Gov. David Ige is scheduled to test the warning siren at 11 a.m. local time. The test was previously scheduled.

North Korea fires missile for the first time in more than two months

North Korea launched a missile early Wednesday morning, South Korea’s joint chiefs of staff said. This comes after more than two months without a missile launch in a year that has been marked by big advances and a steady salvo of launches, a pause that some hoped could allow diplomatic efforts to gain traction.

Terror threat to US rail puts law enforcement on alert

With terrorist groups renewing calls for would-be attackers to target American rail lines, at least one local law enforcement agency in the U.S. is using drones to help guard against such a threat. The police chief for the Philadelphia-area’s mass-transit system said he has known for some time that…

Weekly wrap-up: Winds send scaffolding flying in NYC; Tornado injures dozens in Indonesia

A tornado tore through Indonesia’s East Java province on Wednesday, injuring at least 35 people and damaging 600 homes, according to Reuters. Dwidjo Prawito of Indonesia’s disaster mitigation agency told Reuters the tornado churned for roughly five minutes with speeds of 45 mph (70 km/h).

Here is a real look of an underground bunker tour.  It is not very often you get to see the inside of an installed bunker once the owner has added their own touch to it. This particular shelter is intended for an additional bedroom/storm shelter/safe room. This customer was kind enough to send us this video.

Conclusion: Global Threat Level | 2017 Index of U.S. Military Strength

A‌merica and its interests face challenges ‌around the world from countries and organizations ‌that have: Interests that conflict with those of the U.S.; Sometimes hostile intentions toward the U.S.; and In some cases, growing military capabilities. The government of the United States faces the constant challenge of employing the right mix of U.S.

What is a cyber attack? Recent examples show disturbing trends

Simply put, a cyber attack is an attack launched from one computer or more computers against another computer, multiple computers or networks. Cyber attacks might be broken down into two broad types: attacks where the goal is to disable the target computer or knock it offline, or attacks where the goal is to get access to the target computer’s data and perhaps gain admin privileges on it.

The US Marines F-35 squadron is training to fight through nuclear war against North Korea

The US Marines’ F-35 squadron in Japan is training to fight under hazardous conditions created by chemical, biological, or nuclear attacks. The Marines wear the highest-grade protective suits to train realistic battle maneuvers. The US Air Force has also been training to take out North Korean nuclear sites.

North Korea on ‘aggressive schedule’ in developing ballistic missile submarine, report says

Kim Jong Un’s regime is pursuing an “aggressive schedule” to construct its first operational ballistic missile submarine, an analysis of satellite images indicated as North Korea scoffs at international condemnation and moves to complete its missile and nuclear program.