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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…

F-22 Raptor vs. Su-35 Flanker-E

The two predominant fighter jets for the two predominant world military powers’ seem like a perfect match. Where the American F-22 Raptor excels, the Russian Su-35 shies away. And where…

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…

Mariya Oktyabrskaya And The Legend Of The ‘Fighting Girlfriend’

When the fighting of World War II reached her doorsteps in Soviet Union, Mariya Oktyabrskaya evacuated to Siberia in 1941. Her husband – a military officer in the Soviet Army…

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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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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…

United States Space Force, the DoD’s 6th Branch

Space Force. It sounds like a tribe from the future. But then again, we are currently living in what many people had once envisioned as ‘the future’….

C-17 Facts: Everything You Need To Know

C-17 Globemaster III Measurements Bobbi Zapka The C-17 measures 174 feet long (53 meters) with a wingspan of 169 feet, 10 inches…

The Story of a Korean Defector Who Escaped On A MiG-15

The Korean War was over. The Korean Armistice Agreement had been signed and enacted, but Kim Il Sung maintained a distrust of the United States. He was secretly importing MiG-15…

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