U.S. Navy Sea Base To Reposition Off Sudan For Evacuation Contingency
The Navy began buying sea bases like the USS Lewis B. Puller in the first place in part to help respond to crises like the one rocking Sudan.
Navy Wants To Sell-Off Six Nearly New Littoral Combat Ships
Two Independence class and four Freedom class Littoral Combat Ships, the youngest just three-years-old, would be put up for sale.
Australia Held Talks About Buying B-21 Raider Stealth Bombers
The Australian government looked at the B-21 Raider before deciding to buy new air-launched standoff missiles for its existing fighter jets.
Moment E-6B ‘Doomsday Plane’ Crew Ordered ICBM Launch Seen In Image (Updated)
A recent test of an unarmed Minuteman III demonstrated the Air Force’s ability to launch the missile from E-6B aircraft.
Sikorsky’s Black Hawk Replacement Bid Cost Half Of Bell’s But Lacked Info To Back It Up
Sikorsky recently lost a protest against Bell’s contract award for the FLRAA tender, arguing unsuccessfully that its bid was unfairly judged.
Special Operations Forces Evacuate U.S. Embassy Personnel From Sudan
More than 100 troops evacuated about 70 embassy personnel and their dependents via a long-range helicopter mission due to fighting in Sudan.
Ukraine Situation Report: The Brutal Wait For Ukraine’s Counteroffensive
As NATO-trained Ukrainian units return, their often rumored counteroffensive cannot come soon enough for those still at the frontline.
Bunker Talk: Let’s Talk About All The Things We Did And Didn’t Cover This Week
Plenty of rations for all!
Ukraine Intel Chief Says Russian Arrest Threat Is “A Pleasure For Me”
A Moscow court arrested Ukrainian intel boss Maj. Gen. Kyrylo Budanov in absentia for the Kerch Bridge attack.
Ukraine Situation Report: U.S. Patriot Missile Battery Has Been Delivered
The main focus of U.S. and allied aid to Ukraine will not be Western fighter jets, but ground-based air defenses like the Patriots.
Japan’s Converted F-35B Carrier Leaves Dock Sporting New Bow
Leaving the dock where conversion work has been underway represents a big step forward in turning the JS Kaga into an F-35B carrier.
Russia Fired A Missile At A U.S. MQ-9 Reaper Over Syria Last Year
A U.S. MQ-9 avoided being shot down last November over Syria, but this only recently disclosed incident points to concerning trends.
Russian Su-34 Strike Fighter Bombed One Of Its Own Cities
The center of the city of Belgorod, close to the Ukrainian border, took a hit from a weapon dropped apparently in error by a Su-34 Fullback.
RQ-170 Sentinel Stealth Drones May Have Flown Sorties Off Crimea
A leaked document purports to provide details on the recent use of RQ-170s, and various other surveillance aircraft, in the Black Sea region.
Bizarre Plot To Steal Russian Jets Ends In Ukrainians Charged With Treason
A commander was killed, troops were wounded and two jets were destroyed as a result of the failed operation, Ukrainian state security says.
This Shot Is A Reminder Of Just How Huge The Flanker Is
The Indonesian Air Force’s Russian-made Flankers dwarf the F-16s and T-50s pictured with them at a recent gathering in Jakarta.
Russian Su-35 Encounters Over Syria Seen In Newly Declassified Videos
Air Force and other U.S. military officials say there has been a significant uptick in unsafe encounters with Russian jets over Syria.
USS Cleveland Damaged After Crashing Into Tug During Launch, Navy Admits
The Littoral Combat Ship USS Cleveland slammed into a tugboat in a very public mishap at its launch ceremony in Wisconsin.
Pentagon UFO Czar Says Nothing Indicates Objects Are ET, Some May Be Chinese
Sean Kirkpatrick has “concerning indicators” that adversary technology may account for some of these unknown objects.
Australia’s Mothballed F/A-18 Hornets Should Be Given To Ukraine
Dozens of upgraded F/A-18s in storage in Australia after years waiting to be sent to the U.S. should be donated immediately to Ukraine.
Ukraine Situation Report: Patriot Missiles Welcomed By Defense Minister
The Ukrainian defense minister has thanked the United States, Germany, and the Netherlands for the much-needed air defense systems.
What Could Happen If Ukraine’s Stock Of Soviet SAMs Runs Dry
Leaked documents from the Pentagon suggest that time is running out to replace Ukraine’s Soviet-era surface-to-air missile systems.
Prized Ohio Guided Missile Submarines Will Be Gone From Navy By 2028
The last of the Navy’s heavily in demand Ohio guided missile submarines will be gone in just five years with replacements decades away.
Air Force Announces F-15EXs Are Headed To Two New Bases
News that F-15EX Eagle IIs will be based in California and Louisiana raises new questions about plans for the rest of the jets.
Pentagon Gives Statement On Russian T-90 Tank Left At Truck Stop
The Pentagon confirmed that the Russian tank that found its way to Louisiana was indeed headed to Aberdeen Proving Ground.