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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…

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…

Members Sailor refueling a plane at the Naval Air Base

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…

Interesting Facts About The P-51 Mustang

One Of The Longest Fighter Missions Of The War Happened In A Mustang While the P-51 Mustang is thoroughly American, other allied pilots made good…

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…

Interesting Facts About the A-10 Warthog

The official designation for this aircraft is the A-10 Thunderbolt II, named after its illustrious WWII predecessor the P-47 Thunderbolt. However, one of the best A-10 facts is that the…

Interesting Facts About The F-16 Fighting Falcon

The First F-16 Air To Air Kill Came From The Israeli Air Force Israeli Defense Forces On April 28, 1981 the F-16…

Interesting Facts About The F-35 Lightning II

The F-35 Lightning II Was Part Of History’s Biggest Arms Deal 1st Lt. Melissa Heisterberg, U.S. Marine Corps Modern warfare is expensive….

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