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The Pasdaran have published on Twitter how they would attack a U.S. ship in the Strait of Hormuz

May 22 2014
The Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution have used the social network to make public their plan to attack enemy ships in the Strait of Hormuz.

The IRGC (Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps), the branch of Iran’s military whose role ...

U.S. deploys additional aircraft to Italy for possible Libya evacuation

May 22 2014
In anticipation of possible evacuation of American officials from Libya, more Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft and KC-130 tankers have been deployed to Sigonella.

With tension raising in Libya, a U.S. crisis-response team deployed to Sigonella, in southeastern Sicily, to prepare for a ...

Blue Angels Pilot takes Epic Selfie (with phone)

May 21 2014
U.S. Navy Blue Angels pilot took a cool self-portrait above the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.

The one taken by Lt. Commander Nate Barton, who flies the left-wing position with the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels demo team is a real ...

Exercise Eager Tiger brings together Jordanian F-16s, American F-16s, F-18s

May 21 2014
Exercise Eager Tiger 2014 saw U.S. F-16s and F-18s train together with local military in Jordan

Previously known as Eager Lion or Falcon Air Meet, Exercise Eager Tiger 2014 brought together U.S. and Jordanian squadrons to enhance interoperability and relationship while ...

Video shows Syrian Arab Air Force Su-22 Fitter jet during rocket attack on Aleppo

May 20 2014
Assad’s Su-22 Fitters are a constant presence in the Syrian Air War.

The following footage, recorded last week, shows a Syrian Arab Air Force Su-22M-4K Fitter fire S-8 rockets at a ground target at Aleppo, Syria.

Su-22s have been employed against Syrian insurgents ...

[Photo] French Rafale damages Refueling Probe while taking fuel from U.S. KC-135 tanker over Mali

May 19 2014
A U.S. Air Force KC-135 and French Rafale involved in an mid-air emergency over Mali.

Taken from a 100th ARW (Air Refueling Wing) KC-135 Stratotanker during what seemed to be (at least until then) a routine aerial refueling mission in support ...

Military Aviation

Jul 24 2014
A sneak preview of the first and second F-35 being delivered to the Royal Australian Air Force The first of 72 F-35s for the Royal...
Jul 24 2014
Here are some of the highlights of RAF Fairford’s Royal International Air Tattoo 2014. Even though the F-35B Lightning II ai...

Drones

Jul 25 2014
An MQ-1 Predator drone was filmed near Mosul, Iraq. Allegedly filmed in the skies over Anbar, south of Mosul, in Iraq, the video b...
Jul 23 2014
Drones are escorting Costa Concordia providing a different point of the giant ship’s final journey to the scrapyard. On Jan....

Aviation Safety

Jul 22 2014
Tel Aviv airport is almost isolated following the decision of several U.S. and European airlines to cancel all flights to Israel a...
Jul 18 2014
In order to save time, fuel airliners to fly from departure airport to destination as close as possible to a Great Circle. A great...

Rogue States

Jul 25 2014
Two Ukrainian Air Force Su-25 Frogfoot attack planes were shot down in eastern Ukraine lately. Here’s the video of pro-Russi...
Jul 25 2014
An MQ-1 Predator drone was filmed near Mosul, Iraq. Allegedly filmed in the skies over Anbar, south of Mosul, in Iraq, the video b...

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