Video Shows Russian Mi-24 Hind Attack Helicopters In Intense Action Over Syria

Russia’s Mi-24P “Hind” attack helicopters are now operating over Syria, as clearly shown in new videos. They showed up in force with intermediate level bombing with dumb-bombs and whipping around at a couple dozen feet above the ground, popping flares and firing on, well, something, with rockets and cannon fire.
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Forward Deployed A-10 Warthogs Bathe Under The Aurora Borealis In Estonia

A-10s have been rotating through Europe as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, making stops in Eastern Europe to train with and reassure our NATO allies of our commitment to their defense and to deter potential Russian aggression. Photographer Gen Vagula took advantage of the A-10s presence at Amari Air Base in… »10/09/15 5:01pmYesterday 5:01pm

Watch This Giant MH-53E Sea Dragon Execute A Quick Stop

The Navy’s MH-53E Sea Dragon, along with their Marine CH-53E Super Stallion cousins, are the largest and most powerful helicopters in the Pentagon’s inventory. This is why seeing one of these beasts hit the brakes and execute a maximum deceleration maneuver, often referred to as a “quick stop,” is so awesome. »10/08/15 8:25pmThursday 8:25pm

These Riveting Photos Show How Russia's Su-34 Fullback Fighter-Bombers Get Built

Master photographer Gelio Vostok takes us behind the scenes of the assembly plant where one of Russia’s most technologically advanced and capable combat aircraft is built, the charismatic and deadly Sukhoi Su-34 Fullback. »10/08/15 4:18pmThursday 4:18pm

Report: Russian Cruise Missiles Destined For Syria Crash In Iran

Yesterday, Russia fired off no less than 26 of its new Kalibr cruise missiles from ships in the Caspian Sea, all were aimed at 11 targets in Syria. Because of their launching location, the missiles had to fly through northwest Iran and northern Iraq to make it to their targets in Syria. CNN reports that a number of… »10/08/15 12:56pmThursday 12:56pm

Countdown To Zero Day Reveals The Terrifying World Of Cyber Warfare, Past, Present And Future

The threat of cyber attack has gone from an obscure concept to household issue just in the last decade, and although this ominous issue has far-ranging impacts from a global to an individual level, the vast majority of people have no idea what cyber warfare is or how it works. Countdown To Zero Day remedies this. »10/07/15 7:55pmWednesday 7:55pm

Russia Intercepts U.S. Drones Over Syria, Launches Cruise Missiles From Caspian

Russia has upped the ante once again in Syria over the last 24 hours, launching cruise missiles from the Caspian Sea at targets in Syria. Meanwhile, information has come to light about a series of intercepts made on U.S. Predator and Reaper drones by Russian fighters operating all over the war-torn country.
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The Navy SEAL That Killed Bin Laden Is Supposedly ISIS's Number One Target

Robert O’Neill, the self-proclaimed man who killed Osama Bin Laden, has been labeled by ISIS as their number one target in a recent online postings. Not only did a British ISIS agent give instructions on how to kill the ex-Navy SEAL, but also where to find him. This information is said to have been shared many times… »10/06/15 6:25pmTuesday 6:25pm

Moscow TV Forecasts Great Weather For Bombing Syria

Rossiya-24, a Russian state television station, reports the news and weather like any other TV station. But unlike most other demented news and weather shows, weatherperson Yekaterina Grigorova has added the forecast for bombing conditions over Syria to her weather report. Sunny with a chance of cluster bombs over… »10/06/15 2:34pmTuesday 2:34pm

Russian Ships Enter The Mediterranean As Fighters Test Turkey's Airspace

More evidence of Russia’s deepening and seemingly erratic involvement in Syria’s civil war has now appeared via movements of parts of its Black Sea Fleet into the Mediterranean and blatant incursions into Turkey’s airspace by their Syrian-based tactical aircraft.
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Now The F-35 Has An Ejection Seat Problem

Recent tests have shown that a lightweight F-35 pilot could have his or her neck snapped during ejection from the fighter at certain speeds. These troubling new findings have brought some members in Congress to the end of their rope when it comes to the high-profile and highly problematic weapons program.
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Navy F-35Cs Return To The Carrier For More Development Flights

The Navy and Joint Strike Fighter team have gone back to the carrier for further test, integration and development flights with the F-35C. Two of the jets landed aboard the USS Eisenhower yesterday for what will be two weeks of at-sea trials. Their arrival was a wet one, a rare occasion for the F-35 which is usually… »10/03/15 4:10pm10/03/15 4:10pm

Watch And Hear The Su-30SM Flanker's Hard-Hitting 30mm Cannon Blast Away

The Su-30SM advanced Flanker is getting a lot of press lately as it provides counter-air coverage for Russia’s forward-operating air base near Latakia in Syria. Now Russia is showing off the jet’s most simplistic of weapons, its fire-breathing 30mm cannon. »10/03/15 3:05pm10/03/15 3:05pm

Book Reveals New Details About Stealth Black Hawks Used In Bin Laden Raid

In Sean Naylor’s new book Relentless Strike: The Secret History Of Joint Special Operations Command previously unknown details about the stealth Black Hawk helicopters that were used on Bin Laden raid in 2011 are discussed. According to Naylor, the exotic helicopters were test articles from a defunct program that has… »10/02/15 5:35pm10/02/15 5:35pm