Russia Tests Another Anti-Satellite Weapon as Battleground Space Looms
Just another reminder that America’s supremacy in space is increasingly unsecured.
Israel Retires The F-16A/B “Netz” And Puts 40 Up For Sale
The beloved Netz may still have some life left to give.
The Fight For Mosul Grinds to a Bloody Crawl
It’s becoming a war of attrition for both sides, and that’s just one of the Iraqi government’s growing list of problems.
China’s Highly Evolved FC-31 Stealth Fighter Makes Its First Flight
China’s high-low stealth fighter mix strategy is evolving rapidly.
Trump’s Nuclear Arms Race Is a Terrible Idea, but Modernization is Overdue
The US doesn’t need more nukes—it needs to modernize the weapons it already has.
Trump Tells Boeing To Price A Comparable F/A-18 To The F-35—There Isn’t One
The problem is total force capabilities and it’s far more complex than swapping out one fighter jet for another.
Crashed Aerosucre 727 Previously Struggled To Get Airborne From Puerto Carreño
Video evidence indicates that yesterday’s horrific crash was an accident waiting to happen.
China Gives Drone Back—But Why Did They Grab It In The First Place?
The Chinese had plenty of reason to be suspicious.
This Is One Awesome B-1B “Bone” Video Montage
The big swing-wing bomber has never looked so good.
Russian Ambassador To Turkey Assassinated On Camera In Brazen Attack
The business suit-clad killer was shouting about Aleppo.
The Mysterious C-130 Circling Manhattan on Tuesday Was Not Doing “Standard Training”
We likely got a glimpse of a unique (and evolving) contingency plan for president-elect Trump.
The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Flew For the First Time 10 Years Ago Today
Just think about that for a second.
Watch This Crazy Russian Trailer Drop Huge ICBM Missiles Into Their Silos
Slides right in!
China May Have Began Arming Its Man-Made Islands in the South China Sea
This step is likely just the start of what will be a major and rapid buildup of weapons capabilities on China’s island outposts.
The Mad Foxes Take Us to the Middle East in Their P-8 Poseidons
Lately, all the P-8 can do is win, and VP-5 brought the jet’s unique capabilities to one of the world’s most complex security environments for the very first time.
Two Major Fighter Deliveries to Middle East Mark Big Changes in Region
Israel’s first F-35Is and Saudi Arabia’s first F-15SAs arrive as the geopolitical landscape rapidly shifts in the Middle East.
Donald Trump Spanks F-35 Program, Talks Ban On Industry Hiring DoD Decision Makers
In his first sit-down interview since the election, Donald Trump targets the F-35 program, the defense-industrial complex’s “revolving door,” and why he doesn’t need daily intel briefings.
Just-Retired USAF Head Honcho Joins Board of Big Defense Contractor
And you wonder why defense procurement is such a mess?
Pilot Killed In Yet Another Marine F/A-18 Hornet Crash
The USMC has been shedding Hornets from its tired fleet at an alarming rate.
Trump’s Air Force One Twitter Rant Was Anything But Random
The Air Force One replacement program is perfect political red herring for the new administration—and the president elect has a long history of owning lavish old aircraft.
Scary Video Of Helicopter Crash That Killed Top Afghan General Emerges
The Taliban originally claimed they shot the helicopter down.
Another Russian Jet Crashed Into the Med While Landing On Carrier
An Su-33 was lost from the Admiral Kuznetsov’s air wing while attempting to recover aboard the ship.
USAF Asks For Bids To Finally Replace Its Antique UH-1N Hueys
The Air Force is making another attempt at replacing its Vietnam-era ballistic missile support and VIP helicopters.
DARPA’s Revolutionary Fixed-Wing VTOL Naval Drone Gets The Video Treatment
The Tern program is rapidly moving forward. If successful, it could bring a whole new set of capabilities to US Navy destroyers, cruisers and littoral combat ships.
Russia Threatens To Shoot Down Ukrainian Test Missiles, Ukraine Fires Anyway
Moscow said it would swat Kiev’s missiles out of the sky with surface-to-air missiles located in fortress Crimea and on Russian warships. According to Ukraine, that never happened.