Let’s Talk About The Rumors That Russia’s Su-57 Is Participating In The War In Ukraine
After previous combat trials in Syria, a new report suggests the Su-57 Felon has been operating over Ukraine.
Ukraine Situation Report: Russian Forces Lose Ground Despite Impending Fall Of Mariupol
Russia says 1,730 Ukrainians have surrendered in Mariupol, but some defenders are still holding out.
Eaglet Air-Launched Drone Aims To Help Its Mothership Survive In Army Tests
Eaglet could keep existing large, slow, unstealthy drones relevant over the battlefield by working to decoy, jam, and attack threats to them.
Little Bird’s Future Laid Out In New Night Stalkers Aviation Plan
It may be slow, but the only thing that can replace a M/AH-6 Little Bird special operations helicopter is another Little Bird, at least for now.
Massive Drone Swarm Over Strait Decisive In Taiwan Conflict Wargames
Air Force and independent think tank simulations show giant drone swarms are key to defeating China’s invasion of Taiwan.
Cargo Hauling Ekranoplan X-Plane Being Developed By DARPA
DARPA has unveiled a new hybrid airlifter concept optimized for littoral operations in the Asia-Pacific region.
Russian-Backed Separatist Shows Off Questionable Homemade Counter-Drone Jamming Gun
Separatists in Ukraine are touting a janky-looking improvised jamming gun for defending against drones.
No, U.S. Tankers Didn’t Refuel Israeli Jets Taking Part In Iran Strike Exercise
Israel’s largest training exercise simulates an attack on Iranian nuclear facilities. The U.S. is watching, but not taking part.
U.S. Army Could Use New Lend-Lease Act To Speed M1 Abrams Tanks to Poland
Poland wants modern replacements for the 240 older tanks it has donated to Ukraine, but won’t currently get U.S. M1s until 2025.
Is This An Antique Cannon Guarding A Russian Checkpoint In Ukraine?
It isn’t clear if the artillery piece works, but the fact that people are wondering if it’s legit says a lot about the bizarre nature of the war in Ukraine.
Navy Eyeing Life Extension Of Nine Ohio Class Submarines
The U.S. Navy is considering tacking a few more operational years onto a number of its aging Ohio class submarines.
Congress’s Big Hearing On UFOs Was Remarkably Down To Earth
The first congressional hearing on UFOs in 50 years was all about drones and foreign actors, not extraterrestrial visitation.
Ex-Green Berets Say Horse Soldier Lessons Ring True In Ukraine
Small, fast and nimble forces have helped Ukraine batter Russia, just like Green Beret forces did against the Taliban two decades ago.
Now There’s A Drum Magazine For Dropping Multiple Bombs From Commercial Drones
A company in the Netherlands has apparently created a drum magazine holding multiple mortar bombs for commercial drones.
Did America Just Miss Its Chance To Help Build Japan’s Future Fighter?
Reports suggest that Japan may well join the British Team Tempest future fighter program by year-end.
B-52 Successfully Tests Hypersonic Missile After Three Failed Tries (Updated)
The first successful test of a prototype AGM-183A ARRW comes as the program’s future is increasingly uncertain.
S-300 Surface-To-Air Missile Fired At Israeli Jets Over Syria For First Time: Report
The reported launch of a Syria-based S-300 missile at an Israeli jet comes as tensions between Moscow and Jerusalem have risen over Ukraine.
Ukraine Situation Report: Fall Of Mariupol May Be Imminent
The fate of the last holdout of Ukrainian forces in Mariupol is uncertain as buses are moving at least some of them to Russian medical facilities.
New Tracked MRZR Buggy Can Keep Special Operators Comfy On Arctic Missions
Enclosing, heating, and adding track kits to existing MRZR light all-terrain vehicles could provide ideal transport in the far north.
Russia’s Ka-52 Attack Helicopters Have A Serious Vibration Problem
Videos show significant vibration on heavily laden Ka-52 Hokum attack helicopters and experts don’t like what they see.
Ukraine Situation Report: Russia Defeated In Months-Long Battle For Kharkiv
Russia giving up Kharkiv as a major objective is a stunning shift in its now nearly three-month-old invasion.
Chinese Aircraft Carrier Liaoning Spotted Off Taiwan In Satellite Imagery
A Chinese naval flotilla with the carrier Liaoning at its center has been operating in the waters south of Japan and east of Taiwan.
Bunker Talk: Let’s Talk About All The Things We Did And Didn’t Cover This Week
You get back what you put into it.
Russia Fires World’s Biggest Laser-Guided Mortar Round In Ukraine
Huge Smel’chak laser-guided mortars are being lobbed at Ukrainian fighters still holed up in the Azovstal steel plant.
Ukraine Might Get IRIS-T SLM Surface-To-Air Missile System: Reports
The deal could provide Ukraine with its first advanced western air defense system that would fill a role similar to that of the SA-11 Buk.