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South Korea's Massive Live Fire Exercise Is Overwhelmingly Intense On Purpose

South Korean and American forces are said to be at a readiness unlike any in the world, wound up to spring into all-out war if need be at the sound of a klaxon. This readiness in showcased during combined live fire drills, where the total force is brought together as much for show and intimidation as for training. » 8/28/15 2:09pm 59 minutes ago

Historic Photo Shows 3rd, 4th and 5th Generation Combat Jets In Formation

Our good friend and flying photog Frank Crebas was out in the Majove Desert at Edwards Air Force Base this week to take some shots of the F-35’s testing. In the end he ended up with something even more exciting — three consecutive generations of tactical combat jets in formation.… » 8/27/15 8:35pm Yesterday 8:35pm

Lockheed Moves Foward With Big Blended Wing Hybrid Transport Jet Design

Lockheed has had a busy month attempting to stake its claim to America’ staple military aerospace capabilities, unveiling their U-2 replacement concept. Now their large blended wing cargo hauling jet design, dubbed the Hybrid Wing Body, that has been in the works for over six years and aimed to be a great improvement… » 8/27/15 12:05pm Yesterday 12:05pm

North Korea's Ongoing Massive Submarine Deployment Is Worrisome 

After what was seemingly a three week march toward war between North and South Korea, which ended in an agreement followed by handshakes, smiles and supposedly a draw-down in both sides war-time footing, one question still remains — where is the majority of North Korea’s submarine fleet? » 8/26/15 8:55pm Wednesday 8:55pm

This Is The Army And USMC's Humvee Replacement

The almost decade long saga of picking a replacement for the venerable but ultra antiquated Humvee for many roles has come to a close. In the final phase of competition, Lockheed Martin, AM General and Oshkosh Defense put forward 22 prototypes apiece to be rigorously tested. After over a year of poking, prodding,… » 8/25/15 7:32pm Tuesday 7:32pm

Houthi Rebels Destroy M1 Abrams Tanks With Basic Iranian Guided Missiles

The video below shows what are said to be Houthi rebels in Yemen using anti-tank guided missiles to destroy American-made, Saudi Arabian-owned and operated Abrams M1 main battle tanks. The M1 is world renowned as one of, if not the finest main battle tanks in service, yet this video is clear reminder of how vulnerable… » 8/25/15 4:18pm Tuesday 4:18pm

F-22 Raptors Will Be Deploying To Europe To Send A Strong Message To Russia

After teasing the possibility of Raptors deploying to Europe months ago, Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James has confirmed to reporters that Raptor is indeed going to be sent to Europe as part of an ongoing initiative to reassure NATO allies of America’s commitment to their defense.… » 8/24/15 7:15pm Monday 7:15pm

ISIS Used This Huge Crudely Modified Truck To Attack A Key Syrian Air Base

This massive vehicle, believed to be a Belaz dump truck once used to build dams in Syria, was reportedly turned into an unstoppable suicide vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (SVBIED) earlier this month. The truck’s one-way trip was part of the Islamic State’s effort to break through Al Assad’s forces guarding… » 8/24/15 7:13pm Monday 7:13pm

Deal Reached To De-Escalate Volatile Situation On The Korean Peninsula

After three weeks of tit for tat action and reaction, a mega-dose of saber rattling, a North Korean deadline to war and three days of emergency high-level negotiations in an abandoned town near the DMZ, the North and South have come to an agreement that will supposedly deescalate the blazing military and political… » 8/24/15 3:15pm Monday 3:15pm

This Puny Wheel Will Be Used To Steer The Royal Navy's Largest Warship Ever

The old days of majestic wooden or brass wheels that control the rudder movements of grand ships are long gone. Case in point: the Royal Navy’s new 65,000 ton displacement aircraft carrier’s wheel, which looks more like it belongs in a late 1980’s concept car than on a 9 billion dollar capital ship. » 8/23/15 1:07pm Sunday 1:07pm

What Is This Mysterious Underwater "Robot" That A Chinese Fisherman Caught?

A few years ago a Chinese fisherman from Hainan Province caught something totally unique: a torpedo-like device that was about three feet long and metallic. He took pictures of the contraption and called the authorities, who swiftly came and took it away for examination. Now, the Chinese Government has confirmed it is… » 8/22/15 12:59pm 8/22/15 12:59pm

Gaze Upon The Ghostly Remains Of The Last Airborne Aircraft Carrier

Flying aircraft carriers sound like fantasy, something you’d only see in a crappy Marvel movie. But they’re real. Or rather, were real. In the 1930s, the United States made two plane-carrying airships. This video has the remains of one, the USS Macon, lying at the depths of the Pacific Ocean. » 8/21/15 4:48pm 8/21/15 4:48pm

North Korea: Turn Off Loudspeakers By 5 P.M. Tomorrow Or Face Military Action

Tensions are extremely high on the Korean Peninsula after the North and the South exchanged artillery fire yesterday. This came as at the top of a crescendo of destabilizing events occurring over the last three weeks, one of which saw South Korea blaring propaganda across the DMZ into North Korea border towns via huge… » 8/21/15 3:00pm 8/21/15 3:00pm

This Topgun Instructor Watched The F-14 Go From Tomcat To 'Bombcat'

We’re blasting along through the bumpy mid-day air at a brisk 480 knots, 500 feet above the desert. The ride is rough, and the purposeful rumble of our engines reminds me that it takes a lot of power to push this machine through the dense air at 800 feet per second. Fortunately, we have a lot of power. To my left at… » 8/21/15 11:00am 8/21/15 11:00am

Watch Typhoons Intercept A Russian Intel Plane From Inside The Cockpit

This video shows what it looks like to intercept a Russian IL-20M electronic intelligence collection aircraft, high over the Baltic Sea. The Royal Air Force Typhoons that were scrambled on August 17th to intercept the aircraft were launched out of Estonia as part of NATO’s rotating air defense mission in the Baltics.… » 8/21/15 9:49am 8/21/15 9:49am

Russia's New Fighter Uses Long-Range Weapons To Overcome Its Weaknesses 

Russia’s fledgling Sukhoi T-50 fighter, also known as the PAK-FA, continues to waddle through development even though the demand for the aircraft may turn out to be less than stellar. Nonetheless, Sukhoi hopes to integrate a wide array of weapons onto their new jet, including everything from supersonic cruise missiles… » 8/20/15 6:31pm 8/20/15 6:31pm

North And South Korea Exchange Artillery Fire Along DMZ

There has been an exchange of artillery fire between North and South Korea today along the Demilitarized Zone. A North Korean rocket landed in western province of Gyeonggi, which resulted in a retaliatory barrage of a few dozen South Korean artillery shells. Currently, South Korea is on high alert for another North… » 8/20/15 10:10am 8/20/15 10:10am