Featured by Thomas Newdick
Oct 15, 2021
Air Force Wants Hundreds More Jet Trainers Despite Already Buying T-7 Red HawksThe Advanced Tactical Trainer would likely also be expected to fly aggressor missions as part of a major overhaul of Air Force training.
Oct 14, 2021
F-35s Nearly Collided With F-22s Right After Last Year’s Raptor CrashThere’s now a detailed report on how an F-22 Raptor tumbled out of control and crashed on the Eglin Training Range.
Oct 13, 2021
Ex-Air Force Tech Boss Eviscerates Pentagon For Already Losing The AI Race Against China (Updated)Nicolas Chaillan rings the alarm on just how dire things really are when it comes to competing militarily with China on the cyber front.
Oct 12, 2021
This Is Our Best Look Yet At North Korea's Hypersonic MissileThe Hwasong-8 missile was just one of North Korea's most advanced weapons on display at a glitzy Kim Jong Un-hosted event.
Oct 11, 2021
One Of U.S. Special Operation Command’s Shyest Spy Planes Has A New NameOddly, it shares its moniker with the NATO reporting name of a prominent Russian military aircraft.
Oct 8, 2021
Watch Saudi F-15 Strike Eagles Unleash Harpoon Missiles Against Ship TargetsRoyal Saudi Air Force F-15SA jets trained alongside Pakistan for long-range anti-ship missions using a little-known capability.
Oct 7, 2021
Newly Declassified Data Shows Unexplained Increase In U.S. Nuclear Warhead StockpileThere had been no increases in the stockpile for over 25 years before this data point was released.
Oct 6, 2021
The Army Just Got Its Hands On Its First "Dark Eagle" Hypersonic Missile LaunchersThe hypersonic missile era is about to officially begin for the U.S. Army.
Oct 6, 2021
Japan’s C-2 Cargo Jet Absolutely Dwarfs The C-1 It Was Developed From In This Viral VideoA video of a Kawasaki C-2 taxing past its smaller ‘parent,’ the C-1, shows just how big a leap in size and capability the C-2 offers.
Oct 5, 2021
F-35A Completes Final Inert Drop Test Of New B61-12 Nuclear BombThe F-35A is now on a trajectory to become fully certified to deliver thermonuclear weapons in the near future.
Oct 5, 2021
F-35B Stealth Fighters Operate From A Japanese Aircraft Carrier For The First TimeThe U.S. Marine Corps jets are the first fixed-wing aircraft to fly from a Japanese warship since World War II.
Oct 4, 2021
A Record-Setting 56 Chinese Warplanes Flew Into Taiwan's Air Defense Zone TodayA spike in Chinese aerial activity has seen almost 150 military aircraft sent into Taiwan’s Air Defense Identification Zone so far this month.
Oct 1, 2021
Marine Corps F-35s Are About To Be The First Fighters To Fly From A Japanese Carrier Since WWIINext week, F-35B stealth fighters are due to go aboard the newly modified Japanese carrier Izumo for the first time.
Sep 30, 2021
Royal Navy Is Experimenting With Launching Jet-Powered Drones From Its New CarriersThe Banshee target drone could help pave the way for regular drone operations from the decks of British carriers.
Sep 30, 2021
The First Littoral Combat Ship Has Been Decommissioned After Just 13 Years Of Service (Updated)The Navy plans on retiring more Littoral Combat Ships in the coming months, long before their official design lives have expired.
Sep 29, 2021
Hypersonic Missile Tests For The B-1 Bomber Are Coming Next Year According To BoeingIt is argued that an upgraded, hypersonic-missile-toting B-1 would help narrow the capability gap with Russia and China until the B-21 Raider arrives.
Sep 28, 2021
The Legendary Sidewinder Missile Made Its First Kill Over The Taiwan Strait (Updated)Dogfights over the Taiwan Strait 63 years ago provided the perfect opportunity to test America’s promising new missile in combat.
Sep 27, 2021
China's Massive 11-Barrel Naval Gatling Gun Has Been Adapted For Close-In Defense On LandThe trailer-mounted gun could give Chinese land units a fearsome defense against low-flying aircraft, cruise missiles, and even possibly artillery.
Sep 24, 2021
First Navy F-5 Aggressor Begins Upgrade That Will Make The Entire Fleet Far More PotentA first F-5 Tiger II is now at Naval Air Station Patuxent River to begin testing a fleet-wide upgrade that will radically overhaul the aggressor jets.
Sep 22, 2021
Mysterious Stealthy Shape That Resembles Future Fighter Concepts Spotted At Radar Test Range (Updated)The apparent low-observable aircraft test shape appeared in broad daylight at Lockheed Martin’s Helendale radar cross-section measurement range.
Sep 21, 2021
The Air Force Is Testing Robotic Loaders To Mount Hypersonic Missiles On Its BombersThe ability to rapidly load large hypersonic missiles onto Air Force bombers that are operating from remote airfields is of increasing importance.
Sep 20, 2021
The Air Force Blew It When It Decided Not To Give Its KC-135s Winglets 40 Years AgoThe KC-135 pioneered the winglet concept, but it never got them even after it was proven that they could save millions of gallons of gas every year.
Sep 17, 2021
UK Starts Work On A New Nuclear Submarine Right After Australia Says It's Looking To BuyThe replacement for the Astute class may be a fit for Australian requirements, but the US could put forward competing offerings.
Sep 16, 2021
C-130s Operate From A Wyoming Highway To Train To Fight Against A Major AdversaryThe Hercules took to the road in Wyoming recently as the Air Force increasingly embraces austere basing operations.
Sep 15, 2021