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THE BREATHTAKING VIDEOS OF IAN SCHMIDT AND HIS SUPER HORNET

Ian, if you ever want to give up the keys to the Rhino you may have a career in film! Stunning and unique work here, great to see the Checkmates killin’ it. Finally, YouTube will not let me embed it, … Read the rest of this entry

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AS HIGHLIGHTED ON THIS SITE AS A THREAT FOR YEARS: CHINA’S CONVERTED SURPLUS FIGHTER DRONE FORCE EYEBALLED FROM SPACE

                In many of my posts on China, their emerging hardware and their military strategy in the region as a whole, I have discussed some “unconventional” tactics that the Chinese military has developed … Read the rest of this entry

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CHINA BUYS TU-22 BACKFIRES?: NOT JUST THE PLANES, THE ENTIRE PRODUCTION LINE…

Our good friend David Cenciotti over at the Aviationist.com reports that China has purchased at the least a significant batch of Cold War era Tu-22 backfires from Russia, although it appears that this could actually be a deal for the … Read the rest of this entry

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WHAT IS MORE MENACING THAN AN AH-6 LITTLE BIRD? AN UNMANNED AH-6 LITTLE BIRD!

The potential applications for such a system are truly exciting, especially in the Special Operations area… *PROGRAMMING NOTE: Benghazi update coming this weekend, be sure to check back Avitionintelers!

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JUST CAN’T GET ENOUGH: THE LEGENDARY F-111 “AARDVARK”

Imagine what type of speed, range, and combat capability this machine could pack today if the airframe was rebuilt with modern avionics, including a huge AESA radar array, side-by-side glass cockpit, modern lightweight construction techniques, and a pair of the … Read the rest of this entry

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COVER-UP: BENGHAZI ATTACK OCCURRED WHILE AC-130, PREDATORS, FIGHTERS & TIER ONE COUNTER TERRORISM TEAMS STOOD BY

Almost every unanswered question that enraged me about the attack on our Consulate in Benghazi on September 11th, 2012 has become fact. I received a lot of criticism for “speaking too soon” and “inferring too much” immediately after this travesty … Read the rest of this entry

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SOME THOUGHTS REGARDING ISRAELI RAID ON KHARTOUM WEAPONS FACTORY

I have read some posts around the web about Israel’s “daring,” yet almost totally void of US media coverage, raid on a Sudanese weapons manufacturing facility. The reality is that such a raid may have been a bit less daring … Read the rest of this entry

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MEET KAI’S “DEVIL KILLER,” THE SUICIDAL DRONE

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/kai-developing-suicide-combat-uav-377029/         Just as predicted in #8 of my special feature “Tyler’s 10 Thoughts On The Future Of Drone Warfare,” missiles are becoming optionally reusable. On the smaller end of the spectrum, KAI’s “Devil Killer” could offer … Read the rest of this entry

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THE CASE FOR A SYRIAN NO FLY ZONE: THE REASONS CONTINUE TO MOUNT

There are some new developments in the Syrian conflict that will undoubtedly be used as ammunition for proponents of a no fly zone over parts of that country. You can read more about the case for a Syrian no fly … Read the rest of this entry

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THE AL QAEDA SHELL GAME: LOOK AT INSURGENCIES IN AFGHANISTAN, YEMEN & LIBYA, WHILE MALI IS ABOUT TO BECOME A TERROR STATE

I realize that there has been a lot of foreign policy oriented material on this site lately, yet as I have stated many times before, foreign affairs dictates the history of weaponry and military strategy. The video below is a … Read the rest of this entry

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JARHEAD HEROISM: EVERY MARINE A RIFLEMAN AND A PATRIOT AT CAMP LEATHERNECK, AFGHANISTAN

War is a pretty damn depressing thing. Is the technology, strategy and politics related to warfare extremely interesting? Yes. But the fact that some talented Americans, both young and old, who head overseas to foreign lands to fight our battles … Read the rest of this entry

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ELTA MAKES SOME INCREDIBLY EFFECTIVE ELECTRONIC WARAFARE & JAMMING PODS

The Elta ELL-8222 self protection jamming pod, currently flying with multiple air forces around the world, including the USAF’s 65th Aggressor Squadron located at Nellis AFB, Nevada, is a bolt-on, highly potent weapon system. Pilots have told me that these … Read the rest of this entry

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ATTACK ON CAMP LEATHERNECK – BASTION CLAIMS LIVES AND ATTACK JETS

Friday’s coordinated assault on Camp Leatheneck / Camp Bastion, located in the hostile Helmund Province of Southern Afghanistan,┬áby Taliban commandos dressed as US Army personnel and toting suicide vests and RPGs, claimed the lives of two Marines and apparently six … Read the rest of this entry

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OUTRAGE!: HOW COULD THE AMBASSADOR TO LIBYA GET KILLED INSIDE HIS OWN CONSULATE AS A RESULT OF RPG & AK-47 FIRE?

A country that has an almost non-existent central government that is fractured by tribal, economic and historic differences. A place where a large-scale civil war has made soldiers out of students and businessmen alike and has resulted in the end … Read the rest of this entry

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NEWS ROUNDUP!: SEPTEMBER 10th, 2012

CHINESE FLANKERS TURN BEIGE Apparently China has painted up a portion of their Flanker fleet in a desert camouflage which looks similar to the recent Moroccan F-16 scheme. The shot was posted over at Alert5 and looks to be originally … Read the rest of this entry

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