Renaud Mayers

The MiG-25 Foxbat

MiG-25 Foxbat: The misunderstood interceptor. A lot of things have been said about the MiG-25, not many of them complimentary. This plane is often described as a crude fighter, not really good at dogfighting. A lot of...

USA-Iran Update. So.. What is going on between the US and Iran?

USA-Iran update. So... What is going on between the US and Iran? In 2015, Iran signed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action agreement (known as the Iran Nuclear...

How did Germany produce so many aces in WWII?

How did Germany produce so many aces in WWII? There are, as usual with such questions, several factors at play. First, we must take a look at aerial warfare during WWI. By 1914,...

Project 23000E Shtorm

Project 2300E Shtorm. Are we really going to see a 100,000 tons aircraft carrier being built and operated by the Russian Navy ?

How the West Inadvertently Gifted Iraq to Iran

How the West inadvertently gifted Iraq to Iran by invading Iraq on the 20th of March 2003. 15 years later, we go through the first steps that set those wheels in motion.

Analysis of the Russo-Georgian war of 2008

On the 7th of August 2008, Georgia's president Mikheil Saakashvili, a known risk taker and political..

A war against Iran could set the whole Middle-East on fire.

A war against Iran could set the whole Middle-East on fire. With the war of words gathering momentum between the US and Iran, the potential for a real conflict between those two countries seems ...

Blitzkrieg 101 revisited

Blitzkrieg 101 revisited. How a mix of old tactics was turned into a new military doctrine, blending manoeuvre warfare and combined arms.

The Tiger Tank

The PanzerKampfWagen Tiger Ausf E., for dummies. A simple introduction to the Tiger tank. Some facts, figures and stats to get you started.

Hmeimim: Russian Airbase In Syria

The Hmeimim airbase has been the subject of a lot of attention in the past weeks with the Russian government signing a lease agreement approved by Damascus. What does it all mean? How important is Hmeimim and what are...

About Me

Currently working on behalf of the Belgian Ministry of Defence, thanks to my knowledge in WWII and other areas. Working in two WWII era fortresses still belonging to the Army.
38 POSTS
1 COMMENTS
- Advertisement -

Latest News

The MiG-25 Foxbat

MiG-25 Foxbat: The misunderstood interceptor. A lot of things have been said about the MiG-25, not many...
- Advertisement -

USA-Iran Update. So.. What is going on between the US and Iran?

USA-Iran update. So... What is going on between the US and Iran? In...

Unsung Weapons of World War 2

There is no denying that World War II was by far thee most devastating and horrific conflict in human history. From 1939 to 1945,...

Made in China: Chinese Arms.

What can be said about China's military research and development, other than that their unofficial motto being “Copy and Paste”? It's no secret that when it comes to China, they have more or less cemented themselves as the world's Xerox machine.

How did Germany produce so many aces in WWII?

How did Germany produce so many aces in WWII? There are, as usual with such questions, several factors at play.