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Look Inside The Army's Elite "Old Guard" This Memorial Day Look Inside The Army's Elite "Old Guard" This Memorial Day

It is the oldest active duty unit of the US Army and it presides over America’s fallen heroes on a daily basis. What for many would be a task too heavy to bear on a daily basis, the Third Infantry Regiment takes incredible pride and honor in executing.

The Air Force Initiative To Replace The A-10 Warthog Is Nothing But Vaporware The Air Force Initiative To Replace The A-10 Warthog Is Nothing But Vaporware

The fight to kill the A-10 Warthog rages on in Washington after the U.S. Air Force tried to sneak-retire the incredibly useful attack jet following a failure to get Congressional approval to end it outright. Now the Air Force’s shell game includes a potential A-10 replacement, dubbed the A-X.

Jordan May Be Looking To Buy An Export Variant Of Russia's Su-34 Fullback Fighter-Bomber Jordan May Be Looking To Buy An Export Variant Of Russia's Su-34 Fullback Fighter-Bomber

Russian media reports that Jordan is consulting with Moscow on buying a batch of Su-32s, a export derivative of Russia’s Su-34 Fullback fighter-bomber, which itself is an evolution of the Su-27 Flanker series of fighter aircraft.

Russian Attack Jets Aggressively Fly Over U.S. Destroyer In The Baltic Sea Russian Attack Jets Aggressively Fly Over U.S. Destroyer In The Baltic Sea

American sailors aboard the USS Donald Cook got one intimidating air show over the Baltic Sea yesterday. Russian swing-wing Su-24 Fencers made multiple simulated attack runs on their ship. The maneuvers were said to have been “extremely aggressive” and so low that wakes were kicked up in the water below the jets, Navy…

The USMC's Venerable Amphibious Assault Vehicles Are Getting New Life With Upgrades The USMC's Venerable Amphibious Assault Vehicles Are Getting New Life With Upgrades

The AAV-7 soldiers on after over 40 years in service with the USMC and a dozen other operators around the globe. As such the “Amtrak” has been upgraded over the decades to stay tactically relevant. Now, once again, it is receiving yet another infusion of new technologies making it more effective and survivable.

Advanced Russian Attack Helicopter Crashes In Syria  Advanced Russian Attack Helicopter Crashes In Syria 

One of Russia’s most advanced attack helicopters, the Mi-28 “Night Hunter,” crashed today while operating in Syria. Russian officials say that the helicopter was not taking enemy fire at the time and went down due to technical reasons, killing both crewman onboard. A team is reportedly on the scene trying to determine…

Lockheed Wants To Install Its Aegis Combat System On New Amphibious Transport Dock Ship Lockheed Wants To Install Its Aegis Combat System On New Amphibious Transport Dock Ship

LPD-28, the 12th ship in the San Antonio class line, may serve as somewhat of a bridge to the upcoming class of amphibious transport docks, currently dubbed the LX(R). As part of this transitional vessel, Lockheed wants to install its vaunted Aegis Combat System aboard it, giving the ship a much higher level of…

Watch Conan O'Brien Rag On Korean Soldiers In The Demilitarized Zone  Watch Conan O'Brien Rag On Korean Soldiers In The Demilitarized Zone 

“Team Coco” recently added Korea to the list of the many places the show has visited. During the trip, Conan O’Brien and The Walking Dead’s Steven Yeun toured the incredibly tense Joint Security Area along the demilitarized zone for some less-than-easy laughs.

Navy P-8 Poseidon Locates Castaways On A Deserted Island In The Pacific Navy P-8 Poseidon Locates Castaways On A Deserted Island In The Pacific

The Navy’s ultra-versatile P-8 Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft has risen to all-star status both within the halls of the Pentagon and on the export market. It has been at the center of the search for MH370 and at the tip of the growing dispute over China’s man-made islands in the South China Sea. Now it has has made…

Watch This F-5 Squadron Give The Blue Angels A Run For Their Money Over Key West 

VFC-111, the Sundowners, provide fleet adversary support with their F-5Ns out of gorgeous Key West, Florida. For a recent air show there, headlined by the Blue Angels, the squadron put together their own little four-ship demo team, and by the looks of the video below they did not disappoint.

Watch As This Phalanx Close-In Weapon System Desperately Tries To Blow A Harrier To Bits Watch As This Phalanx Close-In Weapon System Desperately Tries To Blow A Harrier To Bits

R2D2's demented big brother, the iconic 20mm cannon shell squirting Mark 15 Phalanx close-in weapons system (CIWS), remains the last line of defense for many of America’s most capable surface combatants. The video below shows a AV-8B Harrier making a high-speed attack run on the USS Germantown while its Phalanx,…

How Israel Wants To Soup Up Its Fleet Of F-35s How Israel Wants To Soup Up Its Fleet Of F-35s

Israel has done amazing things with their imported U.S. fighter aircraft, innovating and tailoring their capabilities to meet their unique needs. They want to continue this legacy with the F-35. Part of this initiative now includes the ability to externally modify their new stealth jets with the addition of conformal…

Russia's Drone Tank Looks Cool In Videos But Is It Tactically Relevant?

In recent years, the Kremlin has touted its development of unmanned ground combat vehicles. Its small Platforma-M has been somewhat of a press marvel, with pictures of it supposedly patrolling a submarine base going viral. The Uran-9, on the other hand, is a much more powerful and larger drone that is supposedly…

U.S. Allies 'Borrowing' Munitions To Drop On ISIS As U.S. Stockpiles Are Also In Question U.S. Allies 'Borrowing' Munitions To Drop On ISIS As U.S. Stockpiles Are Also In Question

There is a lot of political talk right now about the U.S. carrying the weight militarily for its allies, including NATO. One actual example of this is the recurring situation where, even in lower-intensity conflicts, our allies run out of guided air-to-ground munitions to drop on the enemy. Well, it has happening once…

This Flying Operating Room Aboard A C-17 Was Sent To Cuba During President Obama's Visit This Flying Operating Room Aboard A C-17 Was Sent To Cuba During President Obama's Visit

Along with the armada of motorcade and helicopter lugging transports, as well Air Force One and other special air mission VIP aircraft, a C-17 outfitted as a mobile emergency operating room accompanied President Barack Obama on his historic visit to Cuba last week.

Just Because Lockheed Says They Can Build A Mach 6 Spy Plane Doesn't Mean We Need One Just Because Lockheed Says They Can Build A Mach 6 Spy Plane Doesn't Mean We Need One

Extreme speed is once again becoming a prized quality at the Pentagon after a two decade long hiatus following the retirement of the SR-71 Blackbird. Now Lockheed says it can build 3,800 MPH proof-of-concept jet in just a couple of years time, an aircraft that could lead to an fully operational “SR-72.” Amazing as…

Brussels Bombers May Have Plotted Kidnapping To Get Nuclear Material For Dirty Bomb Brussels Bombers May Have Plotted Kidnapping To Get Nuclear Material For Dirty Bomb

Just as word has come that two Americans were killed in the attacks on Brussels, multiple reports state that brothers and suicide bombers Khalid and Ibrahim El Bakraoui plotted to get their hands on nuclear material for a dirty bomb—and they set their eyes on a top Belgian nuclear researcher to do it.

Watch This Embraer Regional Jet Battle The Oklahoma Wind From A Spectacular POV

The helicopter crew of Oklahoma City’s KFOR news caught some awesome footage of an Embraer regional jet fighting the Oklahoma breeze during landing. The diminutive jet looks almost like a living creature as its crew makes the fine adjustments needed to bring the jet down onto the runway safely.

The Operation To Retake Mosul Has Started, But Don't Expect Victory Anytime Soon The Operation To Retake Mosul Has Started, But Don't Expect Victory Anytime Soon

Twenty-two months ago, ISIS seized Mosul, Iraq’s second largest city, during a blitzkrieg across the region. The militants have held it ever since. At last, an offensive to retake the city has begun. The stakes could not be higher; the operation will biggest test yet for Iraqi forces and Barack Obama’s counter-ISIS…

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