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The U.S. Army is thinking of procuring the same system for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle.
On the 27-28 May 1905 the Japanese fleet under admiral Togo Heihachiro achieved a naval victory the likes of which would not be seen for the next 39 years.
A story of how a puny little trawler helped Belgium survive the Second World War is the most interesting thing you'll read today.
Sabotage at Vemork: The Norwegian Epic. A blend of high politics, military drama, scientific adventure and individual courage is one way to concisely define the Sabotage that took play at Vemork Hydroelectric Power Plant in Norway during the Second World War. Before jumping to the operation itself, we'll indulge in...
During the NATO summit in Poland this week NATO leaders unveiled a plan to station a battalion to each Baltic nation and Poland.
Scud versus Patriot. The controversy carries on 26 years on. Has an old Yemeni Scud made it through Saudi Arabia Patriot ABM shield ?
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 the critics date back to 1967 when a Soviet pilot...
In the fight to defeat Daʿesh, air-strikes, though not a bad start, will not be enough to finish the job, and inevitably, at some point, “Boots-on-the-Ground” will be needed; but the question remained; “Who will supply them?”
The K-Max is a unique military heavy lift helicopter: the beast can fly unmanned. The K-MAX was originally deployed to Afghanistan in 2013 were it delivered 4.5 million pounds of cargo. It not only took pilots out of harm's way but saved thousands of convoy resupply missions to remote outposts,...
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 the consequences of this signature / contract ? Let's find out. First,...