Jackson Robertson

Exercise Cold Response 2016 – Norway’s Largest Joint Exercises.

The Norwegian Home Guard and U.S. Marines Corps have been moving hundreds of pre-positioned Tanks and LAVs from their secure storage in the mountains surrounding Trondheim, all for one of Norway's largest joint exercises, Cold Response.

Footage: U.S. and Iraqi Spec Ops – Hostage Rescue Raid

Rare footage of a joint U.S. and Iraqi Special Operations forces hostage rescue raid, Sadr City.

Check Out These Amazing Shots Of Marine Corps M1A1 Abrams

The 2nd Tank Battalion conducted marksmanship qualifications during a month-long field exercise and these images are the spectacular results.

A Way Forward: Kurdish Independence

As evil as Daesh and it's ideology are to both the region and the world, Recep Erodgan's policies are far more dangerous to the Kurds path towards independence.

U.S. Military Now In Control of Syrian Air Base

The U.S. military has been given the Rmeilan Air Base, by the YPG, in the Syrian Kurdish region near Syria's Iraqi and Turkish border

Breaking: U.S. Spec Ops Trapped In Afghanistan

Over a dozen U.S. Army Spec Ops (Special Operations) soldiers are currently cornered in a compound in Marjah, Afghanistan.

A Way Forward: Remembering Syria’s Revolution

Amidst the utter destruction, chaos, and terror that has been brought upon the people of Syria, the cause of the conflict has fallen by the wayside.

Littoral Combat Ships Reduced to 40 Hulls

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter has ordered the Navy to cut the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program down from 52 hulls to 40.

The USS Zumwalt Begins Sea Trials

The U.S. Navy's newest destroyer class will be tested in the Atlantic ocean today, bringing the $4 billion dollar ship closer to joining the fleet.

Operation Dragon Spear

During the exercise M1A1 Abrams main battle tanks and AH-64D Apache Longbow attack helicopters engaged older mine-resistant ambush protected (MRAP) vehicles for practice. The targets had symbolic meaning, showing the American public and the world that the U.S. military is pivoting towards conventional warfare and away from counterinsurgency operations.

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Operation Peace Spring

On the 7th of October 2019, the White House announced that American forces would withdraw from Northern Syria, ahead of an anticipated Turkish military operation in the region. The response, worldwide, was of shock and disbelief: Were the Americans abandoning their loyal Kurdish allies? As the world watched on, Turkey launched Operation Peace Spring.
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Russian Navy and Air Force problems

Russian Navy and Air Force problems. Both services are modernising, but progress is uneven and mistakes are being made: Overview.

Voyage of the Damned: The Last (Only) ride of the Russian Second Pacific Squadron.

The Battle of Tsushima was only the final act in an ill fated voyage that was poorly planned and conceived in an desperate attempt to relieve the Russian fleet trapped in the Pacific.

Russian anti-stealth radars

Russian anti-stealth radars. Moscow is more often than not publicly dismissive of stealth technology. In Russia, American stealth aircraft are often presented in the press as a gimmick. Yet, at the same time, Russia has been developing a multitude of anti-stealth radars and sensors. So, in private at least, they seem to actually pay attention to low observable planes and drones…

The cruise missile theory

There has been a lot of controversy surrounding the attacks on two oil installations in Saudi Arabia, on Saturday the 14th of September 2019. People have showed a lot of scepticism regarding the whole affair: How can a country at war and armed to the teeth with the best the West can offer be taken by surprise by a cruise missile attack, people ask. What usually follows is a list of conspiracy theories and flawed technical arguments…