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Interesting video shows F-22A Raptor firing an AIM-9 Sidewinder while inverted
Military Aviation / Weapons
Here’s why this F-22A Raptor fired an AIM-9 Sidewinder air-to-air missile while inverted
The day 18 MiG-15s prevented a formation of TARZON-loaded B-29s to destroy two bridges over the Yalu River
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Weapons
The day 18 MiG-15s prevented a formation of TARZON-loaded B-29s to destroy two bridges over the Yalu River
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
The California Parachute, the tail assembly that acted as (non-textile) parachute to retard the descent of both Little Boy and Fat Man atomic bombs
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Weapons
The California Parachute, the tail assembly that acted as (non-textile) parachute to retard the descent of both Little Boy and Fat Man atomic bombs
The story of the AIM-9 Sidewinder that Failed to Detonate, Got Embedded in a MiG-17 and was Reverse-Engineered into the Soviet AA-2 Atoll
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation / Weapons
The story of the AIM-9 Sidewinder that Failed to Detonate, Got Embedded in a MiG-17 and was Reverse-Engineered into the Soviet AA-2 Atoll
Sponsored by: Helion & Company
US Navy Operations Specialist explains why the Russian Kinzhal hypersonic missile is not unstoppable and why the PAC-3 Patriot can shoot it down although the Kinzhal is Mach 10 capable
Military Aviation / Weapons
US Navy Operations Specialist explains why the Russian Kinzhal hypersonic missile is not unstoppable and why the PAC-3 Patriot can shoot it down although the Kinzhal is Mach 10 capable
B-52H drops inert JDAM QuickStrike Extended Range mines from a standoff distance of more than 40 miles advancing maritime capabilities in a contested environment
Military Aviation / Naval Warfare / Weapons
B-52H drops inert JDAM QuickStrike Extended Range mines from a standoff distance of more than 40 miles advancing maritime capabilities in a contested environment
Image of an F-15 firing an ASM-135A ASAT at Death Star released on Star Wars Day remember us that the mighty Eagle was the only US aircraft to destroy a satellite
Aviation History / Cold War Era / Military Aviation / Weapons
No, the F-15 never Attacked Death Star of Star Wars. But the mighty Eagle was the only US aircraft to destroy a machine orbiting Earth. Here’s how.
Sponsored by: Schiffer Military
“Photo of damaged B61 nuclear bomb at RNLAF Volkel Air Base was a training dummy,” Pentagon says
Military Aviation / Weapons
“Photo of damaged B61 nuclear bomb at RNLAF Volkel Air Base was a training dummy,” Pentagon says
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AGM-183 did not “complete its launch sequence” and remained on the B-52H: First Hypersonic ARRW Booster Flight Test Failed
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / Weapons
AGM-183A ARRW Falls Short in Second Test but the USAF isn’t saying what went wrong with the Lockheed Martin-built hypersonic missile
USAF Investigates Hypersonic Test Mishap after B-52 inadvertently dropped scramjet-powered missile
Military Aviation / Weapons
The USAF Won’t Purchase Hypersonic Missiles in 2024
Here’s why NASA Equipped an F-15 with an AIM-54 and why USAF Never Outfitted its Eagle fleet with the mighty Phoenix
F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation / Weapons
F-15 maintainer explains why even though NASA equipped an Eagle with an AIM-54 the USAF Never Outfitted its F-15 fleet with the mighty Phoenix
Taiwan to get 100 AGM-88B HARM missiles and 200 AIM-120C-8 missiles for its F-16 fleet
Military Aviation / Weapons
Taiwan to get 100 AGM-88B HARM missiles and 200 AIM-120C-8 missiles for its F-16 fleet
Minnesota ANG boosts F-16 capabilities with AN/ASQ-236 AESA radar pod (it complements the recent fielding APG-83 AESA Fire Control Radar)
Military Aviation / Weapons
Minnesota ANG boosts F-16 capabilities with AN/ASQ-236 AESA radar pod (it complements the recent fielding APG-83 AESA Fire Control Radar)
A-10 driver remembers a memorable BRRRRRTTTTTTT Run performed during Operation Enduring Freedom
Military Aviation / Weapons
A-10 Pilot explains why the Warthog has a Window Wash System (and almost Nobody Knows about it)
F-15EX fires missiles from new weapon stations 1 and 9 for first time and validates the Eagle II’s 12 air-to-air missiles capacity
Military Aviation / Weapons
F-15EX fires missiles from new weapon stations 1 and 9 for first time and validates the Eagle II’s 12 air-to-air missiles capacity
AGM-88G AARGM-ER successfully engages moving maritime target on 4th flight test
Military Aviation / U.S. Navy / Weapons
AGM-88G AARGM-ER successfully engages moving maritime target on 4th flight test
USAF U-2 Avionics Technician explains why S-300 and S-400 missile systems would not be able to shoot down the SR-71 Blackbird
Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird / Weapons
USAF U-2 Avionics Technician explains why S-300 and S-400 missile systems would not be able to shoot down the SR-71 Blackbird
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