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Mi-24 Hind: The Hungry Crocodile.

Mi-24 Hind: The Hungry Crocodile... And why the Russian Mi-24 Hind is still a badass, from Afghanistan to Syria.

You can’t get more American than this. The Firecracker 400, Daytona International Speedway, with Richard Petty and President Ronald Ragan

You can't get more American than this.July 4th, 1984. The Firecracker 400, Daytona International Speedway.

How to weaken your armed forces the Turkish way.

Following the failed coup against Erdogan in 2016, the Turkish armed forces have been on the receiving end of neverending purges....

Low flying Su-25 Frogfoot keeping an eye on the convoy in Syria, just like it did in Afghanistan in the 1980s. This is why...

Flashback.It looks like a scene out of Afghanistan in the 1980's when the Soviet were there,...

F-15X over New Delhi?

F-15X over New Delhi? Now it's no secret that India's attempts to acquire over 100 new fighter jets have seen plenty of...

That’s a lot of different flags for one checkpoint. You have American, Russian and the Syrian Flag. Read more about the drama evolved.

Yesterday afternoon, an incident involving Syrian and US personnel resulted in a tense situation, near Qamishli.It...

Battle of Palmdale – When Pair of F-89 Scorpion Failed To Shoot A Drone Down

Battle of Palmdale - When Pair of F-89 Scorpion Failed To Shoot A Drone Down.Beginning of...

Kirov Class Battle Cruisers & Now Only Two Will Remain, Sadly.

Those 827 feet / 252 meters ships were filled to the brim with weapons: 20 long-range anti-ship missiles, 96 long-range AA...

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Moscow, Damascus, Tel-Aviv and the S-300

Exploring the links and dynamics between the S-300 in Maysaf (Syria), Damascus, Moscow and Tel-Aviv. Implications and Background.

Russian A2AD is a myth

The western community loves talking about Russian A2AD, those defensive bubbles NATO would have to pop to have a chance at winning a war against Russia. We can’t help but talk about A2AD when we talk about the S-300, S-400 and S-500 systems… And yet, A2AD does not appear anywhere in Russian military papers or publications! The reason is simple: anti-access area denial is not part of Russian doctrine as far as defending its airspace is concerned!

Egyptian-Ethiopian War over a dam?

Egypt and Ethiopia have been fighting over the (GERD) for a few years now. Egypt has even threatened to bomb the dam going back to 2013! Negotiations were on-going until they failed in March.

GNA-LNA: Libyan Civil War Update

The Government of National Accord (GNA) has captured al-Watiyah Air Base from the Libyan National Army (LNA) today. The GNA captured ammunition, armored vehicles, aircraft, and even a Pantsir S-1 (SA-22).

Catastrophic Defeat for the LNA?

The Libyan National Army (LNA) has not had a good 48 hours. The Government of National Accord (GNA) has been steamrolling the LNA in western Libya since the capture of the al-Watiyah airbase yesterday
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