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The USS Tripoli was first commissioned in 1966 and proudly served as an integral member of America’s “Gator Navy” for three decades. Amongst her many accomplishments were three tours off the coast of Vietnam, acting as a test carrier for the Marine’s new (at … Read the rest of this entry
A couple things here I want to approach. First off, as predicted here months ago (with the help of my readers) the J-20’s is going through weapons bay trials, which will inevitably lead up to some type of test launch. … Read the rest of this entry
If I could dub some Berry White over this video it would be perfect!
This video brought a Tomcat tear to my eye… Seeing a heavy fighter operating off of a deck in such dramatic form makes you appreciate the Russian SU-33s while they are still around and brings back memories of American F-14s … Read the rest of this entry
The video posted above is a scene from the soon to be released Bin Laden manhunt super-hit film “Zero Dark Thirty” showing the launch of the pair of low observable modified Black Hawk helicopters at the beginning of their trip … Read the rest of this entry
I cannot tell if what is playing out the skies above Gaza and Southern Israel right now seems more like it is out of a dystopian science fiction novel or the Bible. Regardless, these videos of Hamas and affiliated militia … Read the rest of this entry
New details have emerged last week pertaining to the F-22’s and F-15’s evolution. The 3rd FW’s F-22A Raptors, equipped with the latest “3.1” software upgrade, have released GBU-39 Small Diameter Bombs in mass during Exercise Combat Hammer, which took place … Read the rest of this entry
America is knee deep in 5th generation fighter test and evaluation endeavors and both events are great news for their perspective programs.
Space-X’s Falcon 9 successfully launched in spectacular fashion early this morning and a wholehearted congratulations is in order for Elon Musk and his dedicated team. At the same time as Space-X’s historic “commercial” launch we are reminded just why both … Read the rest of this entry
HOUSE APPROVES SALE ON NEW F-16s TO TAIWAN I have talked about this issue at great length and I am very happy to see the House Of Representatives vote for the sale of 66 late block F-16s to Taiwan. It … Read the rest of this entry
BLAST FROM THE PAST: BLUE ORIGIN’S VTOL ROCKET A COUSIN OF THE McDONNELL DOUGLAS DC-X “DELTA CLIPPER”
NASA’s Commercial Crew initiative is getting barraged with cutback requests on Capitol Hill, and now the House is preparing to vote on legislation that would require NASA to immediately downselect a single commercial spaceflight purveyor from the eclectic list of … Read the rest of this entry
As reported here a day or two after it’s unveiling, during Kim Il Sung’s totally freaky military style 100th birthday bash, North Korea’s previously unknown three stage transporter erector launcher (TEL) mobile ballistic missile is almost certainly a prop, and … Read the rest of this entry
What a week it has been on the Korean Peninsula! As much as things have stayed the same under the rising leadership of Kim Jong Un, they have also changed drastically in many respects. I will spare you the long … Read the rest of this entry
It will be interesting to see if the North Koreans blame America for the failure of their clumsy ICBM in disguise. I could easily see them broadcasting stock footage and industry animations of America’s now defunct YABL-1 Airborne Laser on … Read the rest of this entry