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Here’s how Houthis were able to deploy R-27/R-60/R-73/R-77 Air-to-Air Missiles as SAMs against Saudi-led Coalition Aircraft

Here’s how Houthis were able to deploy R-27/R-60/R-73/R-77 Air-to-Air Missiles as SAMs against Saudi-led...

Whether any of the missiles fired by Houthis actually scored a hit remains unclear. Released by the Houthi-controlled media on Jan. 7, 2018 the video in this post...
Remembering the U.S. Navy F-4G, the Phantom that could perform automatic carrier landings

The Robot Phantom II: a quick look at US Navy F-4G

On Feb. 19, 1964 Cdr Ken Stecker, CO of VF-96, and his RIO Lt Charles Webster III made the F-4G first data-link-controlled AIM-7 Sparrow launch at NAS Point Mugu. All Stecker...
Here’s how a Dogfight between US Navy Super Hornets and Chinese Flankers Might Be

Here’s how a Dogfight between US Navy Super Hornets and Chinese Flankers Might Be

The Rhinos were now too close to merging to take evasive maneuvers. Any turn away at this range would just put the Flankers on their tails. Francesco “Paco”...
Iraqi MiG-29 Pilot Explains how he was able to Shoot Down a RAF Tornado during Operation Desert Storm

Iraqi MiG-29 Pilot Explains how he was able to Shoot Down a RAF Tornado...

“I manoeuvred the aircraft to be behind and above them, I selected R-60MK heat-seeking missile and a HUD symbology appeared (ER) which means target acquired and I fired,” Capt. Jameel Sayhood,...
Argentina Could Receive two KAI FA-50 Light Attack Aircraft this Year

Argentina Could Receive two KAI FA-50 Light Attack Aircraft this Year

Argentina is eyeing Korea's offer for ten KAI FA-50 light combat aircraft. Talks on high government level are being held in secrecy. Argentina could soon buy Korea Aerospace...
Video shows SR-71 Blackbird last flight (at a speed of Mach 3.2!)

Video shows SR-71 Blackbird Last Flight (at a speed of Mach 3.2!)

The last ever flight of an SR-71 Blackbird took place on Oct. 9, 1999 at the Edwards AFB Open House Airshow. Taken on Saturday Oct. 9, 1999 at...
Last Combat Deployment Complete for AC-130U Spooky Gunship

Last Combat Deployment Complete for AC-130U Spooky Gunship

The AC-130U Spooky is being replaced downrange by the AC-130J Ghostrider, the most lethal and innovative gunship in the world. The final AC-130U Spooky gunship returned from the...
The Life and Times of an S-3A Viking Sensor Operator, Part Three: What Goes Up, Must Come Down

The Life and Times of an S-3A Viking Sensor Operator, Part Three: What Goes...

Today, a new generation of AWs carry on the tradition set forth by men like Bules and Worth, but aboard different aircraft, leaving little doubt the S-3A Sensor Operators were indeed...
Watch Coast Guardsmen Leaping onto Moving Drug Submarine Filled with $232 of Cocaine

Watch Coast Guardsmen Leaping onto Moving Drug Submarine Filled with $232 of Cocaine

A Coast Guardsman can then be seen busting open the hatch to find an unidentified man inside. On Jul. 11, 2019 the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) released a video...
Warthog Pit Stop: Check Out these photos of USAF A-10 Attack Aircraft Undergoing Maintenance

Warthog Pit Stop: Check Out these photos of USAF A-10 Attack Aircraft Undergoing Maintenance

The interesting photos in this post feature A-10 Warthog attack aircraft undergoing maintenance in an Ogden Air Logistics Complex maintenance hangar at Hill AFB. The interesting photos in...