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Author: Colin Ritsick

Amazing Colorized WWII Photos

Alfred T. Palmer, Library of Congress A young U.S. Army Air Force member tests the machine gun on a YB-17 bomber. The B-17 was…

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F-22 Raptor vs F-35 Lightning II

On one hand, you’ve got the world’s premier aircraft in air dominance. On the other hand, you’ve got the most expensive weapons procurement program in world history. Even though they’re…

Lockheed AC-130U Spooky II Shows Off Its Power

As the Vietnam War came to an end, the dating Douglas AC-47 Spooky gunship needed an upgrade. The U.S. Air Force selected the C-130 Hercules airframe as its new gunship because…

15 F-15 Facts: All About The Eagle

Pulse-Doppler Radar Staff Sgt. Keith James, U.S. Air Force F-15 T-shirt! Check these out in different colors, as…

Top 35 Most Expensive Military Drones

Insitu ScanEagle U.S. Marines Corps Boeing’s subsidiary, Insitu, created the ScanEagle as a small, low-altitude, long-endurance drone used primarily for reconnaissance. The…

USS Michael Monsoor: The Ship and The Namesake

The U.S. Navy’s newest vessel, a guided-missile destroyer named the USS Michael Monsoor (DDG-1001), commissioned on January 27, 2019. USS Michael Monsoor is the second of three Zumwalt-class destroyers ordered…

The F-35 Helmet Brings Innovation To A New Level

Any pilot will tell you that you can’t look through the airframe to see what’s beneath you, or behind you, or even sometimes beside you. Honestly, it probably doesn’t even…

Differences Between The F-22 Raptor and The F-35 Lightning II

The latest and greatest products of the U.S. Air Force and its contractors are the F-22 Raptor and the F-35 Lightning II. They are alike in so many different ways,…

8 Essential Items In Every WWI & WWII Infantry Supply Kit

Regardless of where they served, or how they served, nearly every member of the Army during the first half of the 1900s was given the same gear in their infantry…

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Air Force One: Inside The President’s Plane

Air Force One is not a specific aircraft, rather, it is the designation given to any aircraft currently carrying the President of the United States. Typically, that’s the Boeing 747-200B…

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