KC-135R Tanker Autopilots Still Suffering From Dangerous Anomalies
The Air Force has now pulled personnel from other duties to try to help solve serious issues plaguing autopilots on Block 45 KC-135R tankers.
Chinese Spy Ship Makes First Appearance Near Australian Submarine Communications Base
Australia’s defense minister has slammed the Chinese Navy for what he said was an “aggressive act.”
Ukraine War Validates Pursuing Very Long-Range Artillery Army Says
Army officials say Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has validated the service’s drive to develop much longer-ranged artillery and missiles.
Debacle On The Donets: How Russian Forces Got Obliterated Trying To Cross A River
Russia wants to encircle Ukrainian troops on a key part of the battlefield, but they can’t cross the river in order to do so without getting killed.
Russian Crane Barge Appears At Hotly Contested Snake Island
Ukraine’s Russian-occupied Snake Island in the western Black Sea has emerged recently as a key flashpoint in the conflict.
Truck-Mounted Brimstone Missile Launcher Emerges In Ukraine
A highly advanced anti-armor missile paired with just about the simplest improvised launch platform imaginable is a very deadly combo.
Russia Lashes Out After Finland Officially Announces Plans To Join NATO
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has prompted Finland to seek NATO membership and Sweden may well follow.
Watch This Russian T-72 Tank Turret Get Absolutely Catapulted Into The Sky
Ukraine is littered with Russian tank turrets after nearly three months of war, but you have never seen one fly like this.
Commander In Ukraine Wants Quiet Electric Bikes For His Sniper Teams
U.S. special operations forces have eyed electronic motorbikes to swiftly sneak up on enemies and now Ukrainian forces are following suit.
Ukraine Situation Report: Operation To Break Azovstal Siege Still On The Table
Unfortunately, Ukrainian officials say the risks are still too high to attempt an operation to rescue defenders in Mariupol now.
The Navy’s Independence Class Littoral Combat Ships Are Cracking
Just when you thought things couldn’t get worse for the Littoral Combat Ship program, the Independence class is experiencing cracking.
We May Have Our First Sight Of A Russian Bomber Launching Missiles At Ukraine
A cockpit video shows a Tu-22M3 launching a pair of cruise missiles, apparently against a target somewhere in Ukraine.
Australia’s New MC-55 Peregrine Electronic Warfare Jet Breaks Cover (Updated)
The MC-55A Peregrine is like no other aircraft and will elevate Australia’s airborne electronic attack and surveillance capabilities to a whole other level.
New Kit Will Allow MQ-9 Reaper To Fly From Navy Flattops
A STOL MQ-9 has the potential to provide persistent eyes in the sky for big deck amphibious assault ships, carriers, and Marines operating from austere locations.
Chinese Z-10 Attack Helicopter Flew Into Taiwan’s Air Defense Zone For First Time (Updated)
A single example of the Chinese attack helicopter ventured far out into the Taiwan Strait today.
Conga Line Of C-17s Spotted Heading South Over Europe From Norway (Updated)
The sudden appearance of eight C-17s over Norway comes ahead of a major US-led airborne exercise in Europe.
Tank-Busting Switchblade 600 Drones Have Not Arrived In Ukraine
The Switchblade 600 suicide drone carries the same warhead made famous by the Javelin anti-tank guided missile.
First Public UFO Hearing In Over 50 Years To Be Held By Congress Next Week
Congress will hold its first open hearings on UFOs since the end of Project Blue Book over five decades ago.
This Is Our First Look At A Typhoon Fighter Jet In Qatari Colors
Typhoon, which is the third fighter type in Qatar’s new multirole fighter acquisition initiative, is planned for delivery later this year.
KC-46 Crew Flies Air Mobility Command’s Longest Flight Ever
Testing the KC-46A and its crew’s capabilities, the record-breaking flight spanned all four corners of the U.S. mainland.
Fake David Attenborough Voice Narrates The ‘Natural’ Death Of A Russian Tank
A parody of BBC nature documentary makes light of the poor performance of Russian tanks in Ukraine.
Ukraine Situation Report: “We’re Staying In This” Biden Says As He Signs Lend-Lease Bill
The new Lend Lease program came into effect after Putin marked Russia’s World War II Victory Day with no victory in Ukraine.
Navy Nearly Got A Single-Seat A-6 Intruder Instead Of The A-7 Corsair II
The story of how a major modification of Grumman’s A-6 Intruder almost replaced the A-4 Skyhawk in the Navy’s light attack role.
Blistering Highlights From The Latest F-35 Sustainment Hearing
Lawmakers gave scathing commentary and asked tough questions as to the F-35’s poor mission capable rate and chronic sustainment issues.
Production Of In-Demand Javelin Missiles Set To Almost Double
While being able to double Javelin production in the near term is a good sign, it still highlights a worrisome production capacity issue.