Researchers in England have developed their own flying saucer â€” and it might be going to work for the U.S. and British militaries.
GFS Projects’ unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) can soar high in the air, hover, bank and fly over any terrain, making it ideal for military surveillance.
There has been a virtual media blackout on the conduct of major military exercises by both Russia and the US. .
Reminiscent of the Cold War, Russia and America are conducting major war games simultaneously.
The Russian Air Force will be conducting major military exercises over a large part of its territory from [...]
Boeing has successfully demonstrated that its Avenger-mounted laser system can neutralize the kinds of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and unexploded ordnance (UXO) that threaten U.S. troops deployed in war zones. During laser firings Sept. 26-27 at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Ala., the Laser Avenger engaged and destroyed five targets representing IED and UXO threats. [...]
The two new Jin-class SSBNs I discovered on Google Earth earlier this month have now been photographed in port by an anonymous photographer. The photograph, which has appeared on several Chinese web sites (here and here) and sent to me by David, clearly shows the features of [...]
Only the stealthy F-22 or the Joint Strike Fighter still under development could carry out missions over China, he said. “Our planes are much older than the planes they would be matched against,” Mr. Wright said, the Associated Press reported.
“For the first time in history, we are seeing another nation, in this [...]
In an interview with ABC News, Secretary of State of Condoleezza Rice expressed concern about Russia’s increasing military assertiveness.
“I think the rapid growth in Russian military spending definitely bears watching,” Rice said. “And frankly, some of the efforts â€” for instance, Bear flights in areas that we haven’t seen for a while â€” are [...]
China’s sprawling military will speed up its modernization during the next five years, increasingly adopting high-tech battle systems and upgrading training, Chinese President Hu Jintao said Monday.
In his keynote speech at the opening of the Communist Party Congress, held every five years, Hu said he was committed to making China’s military more modern.
The Air Force announced Oct. 11 that the MQ-9 Reaper, the service’s new hunter-killer unmanned aerial vehicle, is now flying operational missions in Afghanistan. The Reaper has completed 12 missions since its inaugural flight there Sept. 25, averaging about one sortie per day. Capable of striking enemy targets with on-board weapons, the Reaper has [...]
But when agents descended on the Orange County, Calif., home of Reza Tabib, the 51-year-old former flight instructor at John Wayne Airport who sent the shipment, they were astonished to discover 13,000 other aircraft parts, worth an estimated $540,000, as well as [...]
The title of Nagorski’s book, The Greatest Battle, is likely to raise eyebrows, but it shouldn’t. As he points out, the fighting around Moscow was “inarguably the largest battle between two armies of all time,” involving a total of 7 million soldiers. If casualties are the standard, the Battle of Moscow — where 1.9 million [...]