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JUST A REALLY COOL PICTURE: SLANGIN’ SUPER STALLIONS SUCKLING FROM A COMBAT TALON!

                This picture makes me feel a couple of things: 1.) All warm and fuzzy due to the friendly “jointness” of this obscure endeavor. Seeing a pair of “standard issue” USMC CH-53Es Super … Read the rest of this entry

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USAF SPECIAL OPERATIONS CV-22 CRASHES IN FLORIDA

Yesterday marked the 2nd loss of a CV-22, the highly modified AFSOC variant of the infamous V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor transport. Luckily nobody was killed in the crash, although all five occupants were injured severely enough to be rushed to local … Read the rest of this entry

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AFSOC’s CV-22s WILL GET STATE-OF-THE-ART COLOR HELMET MOUNTED DISPLAY SYSTEMS

The CV-22 is one menacing looking machine, just bristling with terrain following radar, laser and traditional countermeasures, SATCOM antennas, refueling probe, remotely operated belly gun turret and so on. Now AFSOC’s tilt-rotor wonder will be getting another new high-tech addition, … Read the rest of this entry

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SOCOM IS ABOUT TO GO SHOPPING

After those SEALs went down in an CH-47D, an old, tired helicopter not equipped for the special operations mission, I think this is totally relevant. *Some of you may say that a high end insertion platform may have made no … Read the rest of this entry

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Have you ever seen a 757 air to air refuel? YOU HAVE NOW!

Yes! It’s not well-known but the small and shady USAF C-32B fleet flown by the 108th ARW out of McGuire AFB CAN mid-air refuel. These aircraft are supposedly flown by Air Force Special Operations Command and are on alert standby for Foreign Emergency Support Teams (FEST) to … Read the rest of this entry

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