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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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WILL A HUMVEE FIT INSIDE A CH-47 CHINOOK?

YES! But it is a very tight fit…                                 After doing some research it seems that the Special Operations guys will load a Humvee into a 160th … Read the rest of this entry

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ANOTHER US DRONE DOWN OVER IRANIAN TERRITORY?: IRGC SAYS IT HAS A INSITU SCAN EAGLE IN HAND

On almost the exact one year anniversary of the famed loss of a US RQ-170 Sentinel over Iranian airspace, a story that was covered in full to international acclaim here at Aviationintel.com, Iran claims that it now has another drone … 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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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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McRAVEN WANT’S A GLOBAL NETWORK CONNECTING ALLIED SPECIAL OPERATIONS UNITS

Admiral McRaven is an all-star in the White House’s mind and many across the services like his brand of special operation doctrine. His new and intriguing idea of a confederated approach to addressing special operations needs around the world sounds … Read the rest of this entry

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MEET THE LATEST HARDWARE: KILLER DEFENSE CONTRACTOR PROMO VIDEOS

THE SIKORSKY CH-53K IS GOING TO BE ONE BAD BITCH This things should be the USMC’s top priority. “Shitters” make it happen, when they can actually fly. The current fleet is hurting bad from what I hear. A new machine … Read the rest of this entry

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MUST WATCH VIDEO: 160TH SOAR SPECOPS AH-60L DAPs & AH-6 LITTLE BIRDS TEAR IT UP IN IRAQ

This video, found by a fellow aviation nut friend of mine, is a must watch. The one two punch of the Night Stalkers’ AH-60 Direct Action Penetrators and AH-6 Little Birds is just intense to say the least. Notice the … Read the rest of this entry

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EXCLUSIVE: “ARMY ONE” OVER AFGHANISTAN- PRESIDENT OBAMA ARRIVES IN KABUL, FLIES WITH US ARMY 160th SOAR ABOARD A SPECOPS MH-47G CHINOOK!

Was this an homage to the same guys that delivered the US Navy DEVGRU SEAL operators to Osama Bin Laden’s hideout a year ago today? Is the MH-47 more incognito and survivable than Marine One over such a hostile territory … Read the rest of this entry

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NEWS ROUNDUP: APRIL 10th, 2012!

MODERN AESA ARRAYS VULNERABLE TO ELECTRONIC AND CYBER ATTACK The world of countermeasures and counter-countermeasures is alive and well when it comes to modern Active Electronically Scanned Array radar sets. No longer do you simply (and its not simple) attempt … Read the rest of this entry

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SPECIAL FORCES NO LONGER ALLOWED TO CONDUCT UNILATERAL NIGHT RAIDS IN AFGHANISTAN

As just another monument to the ongoing increase of limitations put on American soldiers trying desperately to make an impact on the never-ending conflict in Afghanistan, it appears that ISAF commanders and the Afghan Government have reached a deal that … Read the rest of this entry

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BACK TO THE FUTURE: USN & SOCOM MODIFY THE USS PONCE IN PREPERATION FOR “TANKER WARS II”

In breaking news it would appear that the US Navy, working with Special Operations Command (SOCOM), is rushing to deploy a floating sea base, tailored to support special forces and mine-sweeping operations. This floating outpost will come in the form … Read the rest of this entry

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South Korea To Turn Hercs Into Special Operations Platforms

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K-9 WARRIORS: KICKIN’ ASS FOR MILK BONES

The net is abuzz about the K-9 SEAL that helped take down the lowest form of animal- Osama Bin Laden. I did my college history thesis on the history of dog training, I have always loved dogs, but I had no idea just how incredible … Read the rest of this entry

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