In 1969, Lockheed was tasked by the US air force to design a plane that was so big that it could carry 3000 troops, launch 22 parasite air to air jet fighters and fly for 41 days straight without landing. But it would never see the light of day, facing design challenges such as building […]Read More Watch “The Nuclear Powered Flying Aircraft Attack Carrier – Never Built CL-1201” on YouTube
Tensions between the US and Russia and increasing activity in the Arctic have drawn more attention to the countries’ otherwise quiet boundary in the high north. The Bering Strait, between Alaska and Russia’s Far East, has long been an area of low tension and cooperation on matters like waterway management and fisheries enforcement. But expectations […]Read More Bering Strait importance grows amid US-Russia tension, Arctic activity – Business Insider
The ISS is home to international collaborative science. It shouldn’t also host a military ceremony… More about this article in the link below… https://slate.com/technology/2020/11/iss-space-force-no-thank-you.htmlRead More Keep the Space Force off the International Space Station.
China shows off its ability to rapidly launch 48 weaponized drones from the back of a truck, as well as from helicopters…More about this article in the link below… https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/37062/china-conducts-test-of-massive-suicide-drone-swarm-launched-from-a-box-on-a-truckRead More China Conducts Test Of Massive Suicide Drone Swarm Launched From A Box On A Truck
Vietnam War casualtiesEstimates of casualties of the Vietnam War vary widely. Estimates include both civilian and military deaths in North and South Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia. The war persisted from 1955 to 1975 and most of the fighting took place in South Vietnam; accordingly it suffered the most casualties. The war also spilled over into […]Read More Pictures of the Vietnam war “CCR-Fortunate Son.”
U.S. Marines join the crew of latest British aircraft carrier By Mike Glenn – The Washington Times – Wednesday, September 23, 2020 A squadron of U.S. Marine Corps stealth jet fighters is now aboard the Royal Navy’s flagship aircraft carrier as part of their multi-month deployment to the United Kingdom for training. The “Wake Island Avengers” of VMFA 211 are […]Read More U.S. Marines join the crew of latest British aircraft carrier – Washington Times
The drills come as America and China are locking horns across Asia… https://amp.economist.com/international/2020/08/16/america-musters-the-worlds-biggest-naval-exerciseRead More No drunken sailors – America musters the world’s biggest naval exercise | International | The Economist
In response to the Chinese island-invasion drills ‘aimed’ at Taiwanese Pratas Islands, the Republic of China Air Force deployed two F-16A Viper aircraft conducting patrols armed with AGM-84 “Harpoon” Anti-Ship missiles to deter Chinese belligerence in the region… More about this article in the link below… https://eurasiantimes.com/taiwan-scrambles-f-16s-armed-with-harpoon-missiles-to-warn-chinese-navy/Read More Taiwan Scrambles F-16s Armed With Harpoon Missiles To Warn Chinese Navy
Australian, Japanese and U.S. forces combine to demonstrate an impressive show of integrated air and sea power in the tense Pacific… Australia has joined forces with the U.S and Japan for a huge trilateral exercise that is being held in the Indo-Pacific region over the coming months. The collaboration brings together the Australian Defense Forces, U.S. Navy, […]Read More Huge Pacific Exercise Centered On Guam Brings Allies Together Amid Growing China Threat – The Drive
Defense Secretary Mark Esper has raised concerns within the administration about federal agents patrolling the streets of U.S. cities in camouflage uniforms similar to those worn by troops in war zones, his spokesperson said Tuesday… More about this in the link below… https://www.politico.com/news/2020/07/21/esper-federal-agents-military-protests-376381Read More Esper concerned over federal agents dressed like military troops in U.S. cities
We don’t know where the U.S. Air Force plans to base its new F-15EX Eagle fighters. But we know where the flying branch should put at least some of the upgraded F-15s. Kadena Air Force Base in Okinawa. Armed with the new AGM-183 hypersonic missile, the new F-15s could be the most powerful strike aircraft in the […]Read More U.S. Air Force F-15EXs Flying From Okinawa Could Fire Hypersonic Missiles At Targets 2,000 Miles Away
The high-tech wannabees of Asia are going through a bit of a rough patch lately. India has to postpone its Chandrayaan-2 moon mission just an hour before launch, due to a “technical snag.” Japan is imposing controls on the transfer of certain technologies to South Korea, which could impair the latter’s smartphone and semiconductor sectors. […]Read More Defence News | Why doesn’t anyone want to buy ‘cheap’ Chinese Fighter Jets?
Buckle up, fellow nerds, because the U.S. Army is about to blow all its points on a goddamned Manticore… more about this article in the link below… https://taskandpurpose.com/military-tech/army-stryker-warhammer-40k-manticoreRead More The Army may name its next missile-hauling Stryker after a fictional Warhammer 40,000 tank | Task & Purpose
If Beijing pulls the trigger and sends its forces streaming across the Taiwan Strait, the war could end quickly. Chinese rockets could pummel Taiwanese forces into submission, clearing the way for tens of thousands of Chinese marines to rush ashore on the plains of southwestern Taiwan… More about this article in the link below… https://www.forbes.com/sites/davidaxe/2020/07/17/if-china-invades-taiwan-could-target-shanghai-and-beijing-with-cruise-missiles/Read More If China Invades, Taiwan Could Target Shanghai And Beijing With Cruise Missiles