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Here’s why the B-29 remote controlled turrets were worse than B-17 and B-24 manned turrets in protecting the aircraft from enemy fighters
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Weapons
Here’s why the B-29 remote controlled turrets were worse than B-17 and B-24 manned turrets in protecting the aircraft from enemy fighters
A-10 pilot explains why Warthog drivers often boresight the AGM-65 Maverick on wingman rather than on a ground target
Military Aviation / Weapons
Warthog Pilot explains why A-10 Drivers often boresight the AGM-65 Air-to-surface missile on wingman rather than on a ground target
The US Navy Designed a New 105mm Gun for AC-130 and delivered it to the US Air Force to replace the Gunship’s M102 Howitzer and M137A1 recoil mechanism
Military Aviation / Weapons
USAF is considering to remove AC-130J Ghostrider gunship’s powerful 105mm cannon
The F/A-18 Super Hornet is the first US Navy aircraft to get GBU-53/B StormBreaker SDB II smart weapon
Military Aviation / Weapons
The F/A-18 Super Hornet is the first US Navy aircraft to get GBU-53/B StormBreaker SDB II smart weapon
US Navy EA-18G pilot explains why the Growler is a very capable offensive counter air and defensive counter air Asset
Military Aviation / Weapons
US Navy EA-18G Growler pilot explains why Jamming Pods don’t turn a non-stealth aircraft into a stealth aircraft
Northrop Grumman to develop SiAW, a new Stand-in Attack Weapon for the F-35 and possibly the B-21
Military Aviation / Weapons
Northrop Grumman to develop SiAW, a new Stand-in Attack Weapon for the F-35 and possibly the B-21
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
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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
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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.
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“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
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
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