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Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation / Weapons
US Navy F-14 pilot recalls when he and his RIO fired six AIM-54 Phoenix missiles against six different targets simultaneously during the six-on-six missile shot test
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Lockheed Martin Delivers Airborne High Energy Laser To USAF For Flight Testing On AC-130J Gunship
Military Aviation / Weapons
AFSOC ends AC-130J Ghostrider gunship laser weapon integration efforts
The story of how Eglin AFB created the M129 E3 “Cookie Bomb” in four days
Military Aviation / Weapons
The story of how Eglin AFB created the M129 E3 “Cookie Bomb” (a leaflet bomb loaded with Humanitarian Daily Rations for Kosovar refugees)
Tupolev Tu-16 Bomber Crew Member recalls the Training Mission where his Aircraft Dropped a Live Nuclear Bomb
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / Weapons
Tupolev Tu-16 Bomber Crew Member recalls the Training Mission where his Aircraft Dropped a Live Nuclear Bomb
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A quick look at why the GAU-8/A Avenger Gun is Mounted Left of the A-10 Warthog Centerline
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / Weapons
A-10 pilot explains why the Warthog’s GAU-8/A Avenger Gun had to be destabilized a little to get more Bullet Dispersion
The only time a Me 163 used the SG 500 50mm vertically-firing anti-bomber recoilless rifle in combat this Lancaster had the rear gun turret and starboard rudder shot away
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Weapons
The only time a Me 163 used the SG 500 50mm vertically-firing anti-bomber recoilless rifle in combat this Lancaster had the rear gun turret and starboard rudder shot away
USAF reveals AGM-183A ARRW with live warhead in Guam during hypersonic weapon training
Military Aviation / Weapons
USAF reveals AGM-183A ARRW with live warhead in Guam during hypersonic weapon training
Watch this clip of a USAF B-29 dropping the VB-13 Tarzon bomb, the American guided variant of the British 12,000-pound Tall Boy
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Weapons
Watch this clip of a USAF B-29 dropping the VB-13 Tarzon bomb, the American guided variant of the British 12,000-pound Tall Boy
3 reasons why Legendary Ace Robin Olds hated F-4 Phantom II gun pod
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation / Weapons
3 reasons why Legendary Ace Robin Olds hated F-4 Phantom II gun pod
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When Soviets tested the Tsar Bomba its shockwave was not only felt worldwide but also irradiated a USAF JKC-135A monitoring its detonation
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation / Weapons
When Soviets tested the Tsar Bomba its shockwave was not only felt worldwide but also irradiated a USAF JKC-135A monitoring its detonation
CIWS on board USS Gravely shot down cruise missile fired by Houthis that came within a nautical mile of the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer
Naval Warfare / Weapons
CIWS on board USS Gravely shot down cruise missile fired by Houthis that came within a nautical mile of the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer
The B-52 and the Nuclear Bomb Bigger than the Soviet Tsar Bomba: the story of the BUFF that carried the Flashback Test Vehicle
Cold War Era / Military Aviation / Weapons
The B-52 and the Nuclear Bomb Bigger than the Soviet Tsar Bomba: the story of the BUFF that carried the Flashback Test Vehicle
Sponsored by: Mortons Books
A detailed analysis of how Ukrainian Air Force could have shot down the Russian A-50 AEW&C aircraft over the Azov Sea on Jan. 14
Military Aviation / Weapons
A detailed analysis of how Ukrainian Air Force could have shot down the Russian A-50 AEW&C aircraft over the Azov Sea on Jan. 14
Sponsored by: Helion & Company
The story of Project Babylon, the Iraqi 1,000mm super gun intended to put a satellite into orbit
Space / Weapons
The story of Project Babylon, the Iraqi 1,000mm super gun intended to put a satellite into orbit
Sponsored by: Helion & Company
The F-14 Tomcat’s AWG-9 had been the most powerful radar in operational service on combat aircraft until the F-22 Raptor with the APG-77 entered service in 2005. Here’s why.
Cold War Era / F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation / Weapons
The F-14 Tomcat’s AWG-9 had been the most powerful radar in operational service on combat aircraft until the F-22 Raptor with the APG-77 entered service in 2005. Here’s why.
Sponsored by: Helion & Company
USS Wainwright CO explains why Phalanx CIWS failed to shoot down the Harpoon missile fired by Iranians at his ship during Operation Praying Mantis
Naval Warfare / Weapons
USS Wainwright CO explains why Phalanx CIWS failed to shoot down the Harpoon missile fired by Iranians at his ship during Operation Praying Mantis
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
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