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Can you spot the guerrilla warfare specialists hiding in this image? Too late, you are dead.

May 30 2012

I’ve already explained why camouflage color schemes are important in military aviation by publishing an image of two Israeli F-16s barely visible on a desert background.

Obviously, not only planes rely on camouflage for survival in combat.

Look at the following image ...

U.S. special reconnaissance missions in North Korea: Yes, no, maybe.

May 30 2012

An article written by journalist David Axe for The Diplomat quoted Brigadier General Neil Tolley, commander of special forces South Korea, as saying that American and South Korean troops have been parachuting into North Korea for “Special reconnaissance” missions, on  ...

Israel Blamed for Fueling Flame Cyber Weapon in Middle East

May 29 2012

The day after its discovery, there are few doubts that the infamous malware dubbed Flame (or sKyWIper) has been developed by a government with significant budget and effort. The complexity of the malware suggests that it has been used ...

Pentagon flexing muscles at Pyongyang: B-52 bombers take part in largest U.S. exercise in Korea for the first time

May 29 2012

Although North Korea’s most recent attempts to project an image of strength to the rest of the world have failed, the U.S. military is undoubtedly focusing on the Korean peninsula.

Even if the news that U.S. Special Forces have already parachuted ...

Italy's Reaper drones to be "weaponized"

May 29 2012

Although it could take a year or more to complete the process, Italy’s Reaper drones could soon be given the official go ahead to procure the Hellfire missiles and laser guided bombs that Rome has requested since the first MQ-9 ...

Odyssey of an A-4 Skyhawk Pilot during the Falklands War: Captain Alberto Jorge Philippi’s story

May 29 2012

Whilst much has been written about the British involvement in the Falklands/Malvinas conflict a short story was written by an Argentinean pilot who was involved in the attack on the beach head at San Carlos.

The article written a year after ...

Military Aviation

Feb 27 2015
F-16IQ Block 52 Fighters shot in Arizona Iraq has taken delivery of the first of 36 ordered Lockheed Martin F-16 Block 52 jets des...
Feb 25 2015
Several years since it was eventually retired from the U.S. Navy, the Grumman F-14 Tomcat remains one of the most loved planes by...

Drones

Feb 16 2015
An Italian Air Force MQ-1C Predator A+ escorted the ships involved in the repatriation of Italian nationals from Libya. On Feb. 15...
Dec 13 2014
The video of the Orion crew module Exploration Flight Test 1 (EFT-1) as it descended through the atmosphere until splashdown into ...

Aviation Safety

Feb 04 2015
Shocking footage shows the ATR-72 turboprop plane banking sharply, hitting a cab and clipping a bridge before crashing into Keelun...
Feb 02 2015
Ground Collision Avoidance Technology (GCAT) On a recent flight in a Block 40 F-16 with our squadron’s weapons officer I was...

Rogue States

Mar 04 2015
Russia’s newest multirole fighter jets have been using NATO ships in the Black Sea to practice attack scenarios. Russian Su-...
Mar 03 2015
A-10s involved in Operation Inherent Resolve carry a full complement of air-to-ground weaponry. The pictures in this post were tak...

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