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US Navy to get Unmanned Carrier Launched Surveillance & Strike stealthy drones

Nov 15 2012

Naval Air Systems Command (US Navy) has announced on its website that the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Dominance has “identified a need for an aircraft carrier based aircraft system providing persistent Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR).”

It is ...

Fireworks on America’s West Coast? No, an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile launch initiated by a “doomsday plane”

Nov 14 2012

On Nov. 14 at 03:07 AM LT, the Air Force Global Strike Command has launched a Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile equipped with a simulated reentry vehicle from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.

“The purpose of the launch program is to ...

Boom! Video shows Israeli Air Force strike on Hamas Military Chief’s car in the Gaza Strip

Nov 14 2012

Just released by the Israeli Air Force, the following video shows how the the IDF targeted and killed Ahmed Jabri, the head of Hamas’ military wing in the Gaza Strip.

The car in which the senior Hamas operative was moving was ...

Iran shows U.S. stealth drone captured last year

Nov 14 2012

Dating back to Oct. 10, 2012, the following report (brought to my attention by Giuliano Ranieri – thanks!), aired by Al-Manar TV (Lebanon) and made available on Youtube by the MEMRI (Middle East Media Research Institute) TV, shows what seems ...

This B-1 bomber releasing flares during a high-speed flyby is my favourite image of the day

Nov 13 2012

The B-1 has been dubbed as the plane capable to carry the largest payload of both guided and unguided weapons in the Air Force inventory.

Flares are aerial infrared countermeasures made of a composition based on hot-burning metal used to counter ...

U.S. Air Force announces B-2 stealth bomber World Tour: “Coming to a theather near you”

Nov 13 2012

“Spirit World Tour, Coming to a Theater Near You”: this is the slogan of used by Air Force Magazine to report about the “regular worlwide training training deployments to each of the US combatant command’s areas of responsibility” of the ...

Military Aviation

Feb 08 2016
Cool photographs of a historic achievement. On Feb. 5, the an F-35A landed at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Mariland, marking ...
Feb 07 2016
Chad Hennings flew the A-10 in combat during the 1990s before winning three Super Bowls with the Dallas Cowboys. Chad Hennings is ...

Drones

Feb 08 2016
NASA operates the giant Northrop Grumman Global Hawk drone to collect weather data. On Feb. 5, NASA showed off its newest and smar...
Dec 05 2015
Interesting footage released by the Russian MoD. According to the Russian MoD, during the last few days the US-led coalition in Sy...

Aviation Safety

Feb 02 2016
An incredible rescue mission recently took place at RAF Leeming during a training sortie in a Hawk jet. On Jan. 28, 2016 an unname...
Jan 29 2016
Tense moments in the skies over Black Sea. On Jan. 25, 2016 a U.S. Air Force RC-135U electronic intelligence gathering aircraft wa...

Rogue States

Feb 05 2016
Some impressive images captured at Kunsan Air Base during a recent elephant walk exercise. Taken on Feb. 3, 2016 these striking ...
Feb 04 2016
Last few seconds of this footage feature Russian Su-35S Flankers on the flightline at Latakia airbase. Taken at Hmeymim airbase, t...

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