F-35 Crash Report Includes Sonar Image Of It On Seafloor
A British F-35B crashed into the Mediterranean Sea in 2021 after a protective cover got wedged in its engine intake.
Guam’s Airspace Set To Be Most Defended On Earth In New Plans
Sites all over the island and permanent airspace closures will be part of turning Guam into a fortress unlike any other.
Image Of Russian Warship’s Hull Torn Open By Ukrainian Drone Boat Emerges
Russia’s landing ship Olenegorsky Gornyak was left badly listing by a Ukrainian unmanned surface vessel attack in the Black Sea a week ago.
Ukraine Situation Report: U.S. Boosting Artillery Shell Production To Over 80k A Month
Despite sending Ukraine more than two million 155mm artillery rounds, the Pentagon is comfortable it can supply Kyiv and maintain US stocks.
Our First Look At Hole Blasted Into Russian Tanker By Ukrainian Drone Boat
The Russian tanker Sig was struck by a Ukrainian unmanned surface vessel at the mouth of the Kerch Strait last Friday.
We Now Know The Types Of Patriot Missiles Being Used In Ukraine
The US Army has confirmed sending five different types of missiles to Ukraine for its Patriot systems, including the highly capable PAC-3 MSE.
Ukraine Situation Report: Kharkiv Oblast City Planning Evacuation As Russians Approach
Russian troops are now less than five miles from Kupiansk, a city in Kharkiv Oblast that Ukraine recaptured last September.
How NGAD Will Sense, Communicate, And Jam Could Be Revolutionary
NGAD’s potential use of multi-function arrays that combine radar, communications, and electronic warfare functions could be a game changer.
Drone Boat Leading Navy Ships In The Strait Of Hormuz A Sign Of Things To Come
Top US commanders recently passed through the Strait of Hormuz in part under the watchful eye of a small uncrewed surface vessel.
Massive Blast Rocks Town Outside Of Moscow
A dramatic mushroom cloud rose over a factory that makes military aviation related optical equipment, but the culprit is still unknown.
China-Russia Flotilla Near Aleutians Prompts Calls For Naval Base In Alaska
The 11 Chinese and Russian warships near Alaska is further evidence of deepening military cooperation between the two countries.
Red Flag Expands Out Into The Pacific With An Eye On China
The latest Red Flag exercise was the first to be combined with a Navy carrier strike group’s pre-deployment workup off Southern California.
Ukraine Situation Report: Claims Swirl Around River Landing By Kyiv’s Forces
Ukraine may be looking to take advantage of the redeployment of seasoned Russian troops from Kherson to Zaporizhzhia and the Donbas.
Pentagon Wants A Way To Capture High-Flying Spy Balloons
The U.S. military is looking into ways of intercepting and retrieving adversarial stratospheric surveillance balloons for further study.
Ukraine Situation Report: M1A1 Abrams Tanks Approved For Shipment
The 31 M1A1 Abrams main battle tanks the U.S. promised to Ukraine have been refurbished and are now ready for delivery.
Let’s Talk About This Video Of A Ukrainian NASAMS Firing A ‘Mystery’ Missile
While this missile may not be mysterious in the end, it does highlight the high adaptability of NASAMS system to fire different ‘effectors.’
Japan Eyes Turning C-2 Cargo Jets Into Standoff Missile Carriers
Japan’s interest in enabling its transport planes to launch advanced cruise missiles is likely the beginning of a new trend internationally.
French SCALP-EG Cruise Missiles Officially In Use In Ukraine
France’s SCALP-EGs are now being fired from Ukrainian Su-24s and President Zelensky visited an attack jet unit to commemorate the milestone.
Ukraine Situation Report: Photos Show Damage To Russian Tanker After Drone Boat Strike
The Russian tanker was struck overnight by an explosive-laden Ukrainian unmanned surface vessel and the resulting damage is considerable.
Ukraine Situation Report: Drone Boat Attacks Tanker Ship Near Kerch Strait
An tanker ship has been struck by a explosive-laden Ukrainian drone boat near the mouth of the Kerch Strait.
Bunker Talk: Let’s Talk About All The Things We Did And Didn’t Cover This Week
It’s bunker time!
Air-To-Air Missiles From UK Now Being Used By Ukraine As SAMs
The new ad hoc ground-based air defense system is the latest advanced Western weapon rushed into service by Ukraine.
Navy Wants To Sideline Its Fast Transport Catamarans As Pacific Fight Looms
Congress wants the Navy to stop reducing the readiness of its Spearhead class transports and to make a plan for them in the Pacific.
What’s Going On With The Coup In Niger And Its International Implications
Between the fight against violent extremists and ongoing challenges from Russia, the U.S. has a lot riding on the outcome of events in Niger.
Ukrainian Drone Boat Scores Direct Hit On Russian Warship (Updated)
An explosive-laden Ukrainian drone boat struck the Russian Navy landing ship Olenegorsky Gornyak, leaving it badly damaged.
XQ-58 Valkyrie Solves Air Combat ‘Challenge Problem’ While Under AI Control
Algorithms used in the XQ-58’s AI brain were trained millions of times in simulated environments before being put to the test in reality.
Latest Israeli Submarine’s Big Sail Seen In New Images
The the much elongated sail of the INS Drakon is a change from earlier Israeli subs and may point to a vertical launch system.
F-35B Just Touched Down On The Old Pacific Coast Highway
The USMC is developing a playbook to use its F-35Bs from improvised areas and to work with other services to better fight at the forward edge.
Ukraine Situation Report: Kyiv Changes Counteroffensive Tactics
Ukraine is reverting to wearing down the Russians with artillery instead of plunging into minefields under fire, according to a new report.
ATACMS Ballistic Missile Fired In Australia For The First Time
The ATACMS launch down under comes as Australia is set to buy the missiles and as the U.S. builds up Pacific-facing strike capabilities.
Pilots Are Seeing Some Very Strange Things In Arizona’s Military Training Ranges
U.S. fighter jets are having worrisome aerial encounters in Arizona’s restricted air combat training areas, which fits with a broader trend.
Russia Hammers Key Ukrainian Inland Port Of Izmail
The port of Izmail, on the Danube River right across from Romania, is the latest grain infrastructure to be attacked by Russian drones.
Ukraine’s Mi-24 Hinds Now Armed With U.S. 70mm Hydra Rockets
The Hydra rocket’s integration onto Ukraine’s Mi-24s is the latest example of Western munitions joining the country’s Soviet-era air arm.
Cockpit View Of Flying From Finland’s New Highway Runway
Finnish Air Force aircraft used the new stretch of highway with a runway sandwiched between it near Jyväskylä–Tikkakoski Air Base.
Cargo Ship Enters Danube Despite Russia’s Black Sea Shipping Threat
At least a half dozen ships have ignored Russian warnings and appear to be headed to a Ukrainian port on the Danube River.
Taiwan Looks To Upgrade Mirage 2000s To Bridge F-16 Delays
With a holdup in the delivery of long-awaited F-16 Block 70s, Taiwan is looking at extending the service life of some of its aging Mirages.
Ukraine Situation Report: Key Crimean Railway Bridge Targeted In Missile Strike
The railway connects Crimea to Kherson oblast, where Russian troops are trying to keep Ukraine from breaking through their lines.
The Colossal Skypirate Was A Beast Of A Carrier Aircraft Design
With 70 feet of wingspan and a 22 foot high tail, the Skypirate was the huge piston powered Navy torpedo bomber that never came to be.
The World’s Largest Airshow As Seen From Space
There is nothing like AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin and the massive aviation gathering looks remarkable when viewed from orbit.
After Latest Moscow Strike, Zelensky Warns Drone War Is Coming To Russia
Long-range drone strikes on Moscow are increasing in frequency and Ukraine’s leadership is talking more openly about them.
Ukraine Situation Report: The Curious Case Of Kyiv’s North Korean Rockets
Photographs show Ukraine using a stash of Grad rockets made in North Korea in barrages against Russian troops around Bakhmut’s ruins.
Ukraine Situation Report: S-200 Missile Slams Into Russian Town
Several people were injured in a reprisal attack on the Ukrainian city of Dnipro after an S-200 missile struck the Russian city of Taganrog.
Bunker Talk: Let’s Talk About All The Things We Did And Didn’t Cover This Week
There’s warm cocoa in the bunker!
B-21 Raider’s First Flight Still Set For 2023 After ‘Power On’ Milestone
The schedule for the B-21 Raider’s first flight is still said to be “on track,” but concerns about delays and cost increases remain.
Pentagon UFO Boss Fires Back At Whistleblower Allegations (Updated)
Sean Kirkpatrick says “the central source of those allegations has refused to speak with AARO” in a fiery response the House’s UFO hearing.
North Korea’s New Nuclear Underwater Drone-Torpedo Follows Russia’s Playbook
North Korea’s torpedo-like underwater drone would allow for nuclear warhead delivery without confronting South Korea’s air defenses.
Ukraine Situation Report: Key Donetsk City Liberated
Staromayorsk is an important logistics node in western Donetsk Oblast along a main highway in the region and some 60 miles from the Azov Sea.
Horror Of ‘Firestorm’ Introduced By Europe’s Deadliest Bombing Raid 80 Years Ago
Operation Gomorrah, a combined British and U.S. raid on the port city of Hamburg left unimaginable destruction and a problematic legacy.
Northrop Grumman Bails On Next Generation Fighter Competition
Northrop Grumman has decided to focus on other opportunities, among them is the Navy’s own 6th generation fighter program.
North Korea Unveils Look-Alike Global Hawk, Reaper Drones
The two drones first appeared in satellite imagery last month, and have now been unveiled to the public including video of them in the air.
UFO Whistleblower Claims Massive Coverup, Retribution In Sworn Testimony
The U.S. has recovered alien spacecraft and bodies and has kept secrets for nearly a century David Grusch testified today.
RC-135 Rivet Joint Spy Flights From Alaska To Grow Thanks To New Unit
A new Air Force detachment in Alaska will help meet increasing demands for RC-135V/W Rivet Joint spy plane flights in the Pacific.
Ukraine Situation Report: Main Thrust Of Counteroffensive Has Begun, Report States
Pentagon officials told the New York Times that the full weight of the Ukrainian counteroffensive is now underway.
AH-1Z Viper Attack Helicopters Arrive In Czech Republic
The two AH-1Z Vipers are the first of twenty H-1 series helicopters the U.S. is delivering to the Czech Republic.
Skeptics And Believers Alike Should Support A Congressional UFO Investigation
With claims of crashed alien craft and massive coverups spreading in Washington, it’s time to put it all to the test once and for all.
Ukraine Situation Report: Kyiv’s Noose Around Bakhmut Tightens
The Bakhmut area continues to be at the center of fierce fighting, where both sides agree that Ukraine is slowly encircling the city.
Marines’ Tomahawk Missile Launching Drone Truck Breaks Cover
Tomahawks fired from mobile ground-based launchers give the Marines a long-range strike capability unlike any they’ve had before.
Ukraine’s Rare Skyguard Air Defense System Attacked By Russian Drone In Video
Russian loitering munitions continue to take their toll on Ukraine’s prized Western ground-based air defense systems.
Reviving The PBY Catalina For Modern Warfare Is This Company’s Goal
As the U.S. seeks runway-independent aircraft for a Pacific fight, Catalina Aircraft says its revamped flying boat can play a role.
Russia Claims It Defeated Ukrainian Drone Boat Attack On Its Corvette
One of Russia’s newest warships is said to have come under attack by unmanned naval drones as it enforced the blockade against Ukraine.
Ukraine Situation Report: Fighting Flares Around The Oskil River
Fierce fighting has resumed near Kupiansk, in an area Ukraine had liberated last Fall and around a river that’s considered a barrier.
New Airlifters Of All Sizes May Be Needed For Future China Fight
The specter of conflict in the Pacific is making Air Mobility Command rethink its future fleet, possibly including the addition of drones.
Navy SEAL’s Long-Awaited ‘Dry’ Mini-Submarine Capability Has Finally Arrived
For decades the Navy has been trying to realize a small submarine to transport SEALs inside a pressurized cabin, and now its operational.
Ukraine Strikes Back With Drone Attacks On Moscow, Crimea
Russia claimed two drones were brought down over Moscow, while Ukraine also launched a barrage of drones against targets in Crimea.