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The story behind this photo of USS Austin amphibious transport ship being towed by a CH-53 Super Stallion heavy-lift helicopter

The story behind this photo of USS Austin amphibious transport ship being towed by a CH-53 Super Stallion heavy-lift helicopter

The CH-53 Super Stallion The CH-53 Super Stallion has been a workhorse around the world for the US Marine Corps… Read More

3 months ago

The US Navy found the wreck of the Chinese high-altitude spy balloon shot down on Saturday by a USAF F-22 Raptor

Sailors assigned to US Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group 2 recovered the Chinese high-altitude spy balloon off the coast of… Read More

1 year ago

Once a Russian Mil Mi-24 Hind Attack helicopter was painted in US Coast Guard colors. Here’s why.

The Hind has been sold to 40 countries and, no it’s not a joke, the photos in this post feature… Read More

1 year ago

Super Herculean Milestone: Lockheed Martin delivers 500th C-130J Super Hercules Airlifter

Hercules history is made once again, with the announcement that Lockheed Martin recently delivered its 500th C-130J Super Hercules airlifter.… Read More

2 years ago

The story behind the photo of a CH-53 heavy-lift helicopter towing USS Austin amphibious transport ship

The photo in this post features a CH-53 heavy-lift helicopter acting as a tug for USS Austin LPD-4 in Long… Read More

2 years ago

Here’s why China does not have the World’s Largest Navy, in any Meaningful Metric

The statement of “China has the largest navy in the world" is largely misleading and used mainly for sensationalist headlines.… Read More

3 years ago

Here’s why this Russian Mi-24 Hind Attack helicopter is painted in US Coast Guard colors

No, it’s not a joke: the photos in this post feature a Russian Mi-24V (NATO reporting name: Hind-E) attack helicopter… Read More

4 years ago

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,… Read More

5 years ago

Boat Captain to F/A-18 pilot: “Buzz Us Like Tom Cruise Did On Top Gun”

"When the U.S. Navy asks if you would like a fly by the only appropriate response is…. Please buzz us… Read More

6 years ago

VFC-111 SUNDOWNERS F-5N TIGER II CRASHES OFF THE COAST OF KEY WEST

According to the U.S. Navy the circumstances around the F-5N crash are now under investigation As reported by USNI News… Read More

7 years ago

SO OTHERS MAY LIVE: HOW USCG MH-60 JAYHAWK HELICOPTER CREWS TRAIN TO PERFORM SEARCH AND RESCUE IN EXTREMELY FRIGID WEATHER

“Ice buildup adds extra weight and changes the aerodynamics of the helicopter,” Petty Officer 3rd Class Jeremy Reed, aviation electronic technician at… Read More

7 years ago