Why These Powerful French Assault Ships Might End Up In Putin's Hands


We have heard a lot about 'tough sanctions' on Russia following its invasion of Crimea, shoot down of an airliner full of Europeans, and the continued shadow war in Eastern Ukraine, yet apparently it's fine to sell him this 21k ton French-built amphibious assault ship. Bad move. » 8/31/14 3:00pm Yesterday 3:00pm

New Panoramic Images Show Area 51’s New Mystery Hangar Is Gigantic

Earlier this month, Foxtrot Alpha brought you an exclusive analysis of new satellite images that show the construction of a massive new hangar in a remote part of Area 51 . Now, high resolution panoramic photos have emerged of the base confirming just how monstrous this new hangar truly is. » 8/30/14 2:38pm Saturday 2:38pm

Meet The Hell Cannon, The Free Syrian Army's Homemade Howitzer

In a place where heavy weaponry is scarce, yet war against a fairly well armed government has raged for years, there are bound to be some ingenious improvised arms. As is the case when it comes to the Hell Cannon, the Free Syrian Army's artillery piece not of choice, but of necessity. » 8/29/14 3:12pm Friday 3:12pm

Pilot Killed In Virginia F-15C Crash

The pilot of a Massachusetts Air National Guard F-15C fighter jet that crashed in rural Virginia was killed in the incident, the Colonel of the pilot's fighter wing said late last night. The impact of the plane early on Wednesday morning had set off a large search for the missing pilot. » 8/29/14 1:21pm Friday 1:21pm

The Secret German Scheme To Invade America Before The First World War

Nearly two decades before the onset of World War I, Kaiser Wilhelm II set his imperialistic sights on the Americas. But to establish a presence there, Germany would have to put the U.S. in its place. To that end, it devised not one, but three plans to attack and invade America. Here's how history could have unfolded… » 8/29/14 1:05pm Friday 1:05pm

Time To Call The Ukrainian Crisis For What It Is: An Invasion

Within the last 24 hours, Russia invaded the city of Novoazovsk on the Sea of Azov with a pair of armored columns, sending Ukrainian forces fleeing, in what is the most outright display of Russia's involvement in what has been deemed a Ukrainian civil war. » 8/28/14 4:37pm Thursday 4:37pm

Oklahoma Military Base Hit With Dust Devil Full of Foam

Technicians at the Oklahoma Army National Guard base in Tulsa accidentally triggered the fire suppression system in a hangar on Tuesday morning, causing foam to comically flood out of the hangar onto the tarmac. In a freak coincidence, a dust devil formed on the base and kicked up a foamnado. » 8/26/14 5:05pm 8/26/14 5:05pm

Celebratory Gunfire May Be A Tradition, But This Is Terrifying

In some places around the globe, including the Middle East, Afghanistan, some parts of the Balkans, India and Latin America, and probably Texas, firing into the air may be a celebratory tradition, but it can also be deadly. For instance, after the Gulf War, there were 20 deaths from falling bullets fired in… » 8/26/14 3:09pm 8/26/14 3:09pm

China says new supersonic sub would reach San Francisco in 100 minutes

China claims it has found a way to create a supersonic underwater vessel that could travel from China to San Francisco in less than two hours using new developments in supercavitation. This could be extremely useful for travel—but also for the development of underwater weapons. In fact, this is a military project. » 8/25/14 7:40pm 8/25/14 7:40pm

Watch This Paratrooper Become A Flailing Ragdoll Attached To A Plane

This Mexican paratrooper jumped into a mess of used static lines and is seen being towed by the jump aircraft mercilessly. There is little information about how this ended, hopefully the guy was pulled back in the cabin, or was cut free to depend on his reserve parachute, that is if he was conscious. » 8/25/14 12:54pm 8/25/14 12:54pm