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Famous People From Panama

Military
The Central American nation of Panama is almost 30,000 square miles in area and has an estimated population of 3.3 million. It gained its independence from Spain in 1821, and the United States aided it in gaining its freedom from Colombia, the South American nation that it borders on the south, in 1

The Drone Wars

Military
Thanks largely to a seemingly endless series of wars, skirmishes and guerrilla battles military equipment is again advancing in leaps and bounds with advanced technologies quickly becoming obsolete and new methods of waging wars becoming increasingly commonplace. One of the most interesting (terrify

About Other Anti-Aircraft Defenses

Military
There are other ways of defending against air attack. In World War II, cities were protected by balloon barrages. Hundreds of balloons were sent high into the air. From them hung cables thousands of feet long. Enemy aircraft sometimes flew against the thin steel cables and were destroyed. Smoke scre

Surface to Air Missile Launch

Military
Surface-to-air missiles (SAMs) are part of an air defense system whereby a missile is launched from the ground, either by a mobile launcher or shoulder-fired by a person, to intercept aircraft. First developed in Nazi Germany during World War II, surface-to-air missiles are used heavily in modern wa