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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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MOCK UP OF BIN LADEN COMPOUND USED TO TRAIN SEAL TEAM SIX FOR BIN LADEN RAID SPOTTED IN OPEN SOURCE SATELLITE IMAGES

In the controversial best-selling book “No Easy Day,” the ex-Navy SEAL’s account of the activities leading up to and following the raid on Bin Laden’s Abbottabad compound was in many ways less detailed than what some had expected. Yet in … 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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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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60 MINUTES INTERVIEW WITH “NO EASY DAY” WRITER & FORMER SEAL TEAM 6 OPERATOR MARK OWEN

In case you missed it last Sunday, enjoy! Note- Scott Pelley did a fantastic job in the interview. http://youtu.be/OrLFuicoNtk Also, make sure you read my full review of “No Easy Day” posted at the link below, and I would like … Read the rest of this entry

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WERE WE LIED TO ABOUT HOW EXACTLY BIN LADEN DIED?

The ex-SEAL Team Six operator, and apparently the second commando in the “stack” heading up to Bin Laden’s 3rd floor bedroom, claim’s in his book “No Easy Day” that the terror mastermind was shot in the head as he peeked … Read the rest of this entry

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Stealth Helicopter Or Movie Prop?

                  12/18/12 SEE UPDATE AFTER READING THE CONTENT BELOW!: http://aviationintel.com/2012/12/18/new-footage-and-info-emerges-regarding-stealth-black-hawk-helicopters-used-in-zero-dark-thirty/ David Cenciotti over at the TheAviationist.com has a great piece today on a picture that was randomly put up on the net … Read the rest of this entry

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ISRAELI STEALTH HELICOPTER TRANSPORTS & OTHER THOUGHTS

Over the last few months there has been some talk about the possibility that Israel is using the same low-observable modified H-60 Blackhawks used in to the now infamous raid on the Bin Laden compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan over a … Read the rest of this entry

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PHOTO: THE POTUS FLYING SPECOPS STYLE IN AFGHANISTAN ABOARD A 160th SOAR MH-47G

                As reported first here at Aviationintel.com, live on the Lars Larson National Radio Show, and on John Batchelor Show, the POTUS flew with the same unit, and aboard the same specific type … Read the rest of this entry

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IRAN CLAIMS TO HAVE CRACKED THE RQ-170 SENTINEL’S MEMORY BANK

Iranian military commanders claim that they have hacked deep enough into the RQ-170 Sentinel’s mission computers that they could find out details about not only the aircraft’s prior missions, one of those allegedly being to fly over Osama Bin Laden’s … Read the rest of this entry

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SECRETARY CLINTON SPEAKS CANDIDLY ABOUT THE BIN LADEN RAID

This is a very forthcoming and seemingly honest lecture on the events that transpired in the White House and in Abbottabad almost a year ago. Some key details she clears up (finally) are that the stealth Blackhawk’s tail hit the … Read the rest of this entry

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NEWS ROUNDUP MARCH 4th, 2012!

THE UK PREPARES FOR THE F-35C, YET MAY OPT FOR THE F-35B ONCE AGAIN The BBC takes us inside the UK’s F-35 simulator where RAF pilots and industry folks are becoming re-familiarized with “cat & trap” naval aviation. This simulator … Read the rest of this entry

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PANETTA: PAKISTANI HELICOPTERS OVER BIN LADEN COMPOUND LONG BEFORE RAID

http://www.cnn.com/2012/01/28/world/asia/pakistan-panetta/index.html?hpt=hp_t1 If the US Secretary Of Defense says there was smoke, than I can’t imagine there was not fire. This is a sensitive subject for him to discuss to begin with, and with his strange omission that there were “Pakistani … Read the rest of this entry

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US NAVY PROVED THAT THEIR SHIPS WERE VULNERABLE TO SWARM ATTACKS

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/12/washington/12navy.html This fascinating piece about a war game held by the USN to test their resilience to swarm or pack style attacks by small boats was sent in to me by a valued reader. The results of this exercise were … Read the rest of this entry

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