Its population today? Six. Pyramiden, Norway was founded in 1910 and purchased by the Soviet Union in the late 1920's. At one time the coal-mining settlement had a population of over 1,000 residents and
At 222 feet across, almost 300 feet long, and 65 feet tall at its tail, Lockheed Martin's C-5 Galaxy is the largest transport aircraft in the US Air Force. With a cargo hull 121 feet long and 19 feet the
We spent a day with the people who fly and fix the F-35 — here's what they have to say about the most expensive weapons in
"The F-35 is a needed aircraft to get us to where we need to be for the future of warfare," said US Air Force Maj. Will "D-Rail" Andreotta, the commander of the F-35A Lightning II Heritage Flight Team.
The history of tank armor, from the invention of tanks to the present day. Traditionally, tanks have three main attributes: speed, protection, and firepower. To survive on a battlefield teaming with everything
Commercial flights wouldn't be the same without him. Joe Sutter, the engineer widely-known as the "Father of the 747," has died at 95. Sutter played a crucial role in both the design of the 747 and the
Driving on hard-packed beach sand, like at Daytona Beach, is a piece of cake. Any car will do, because the moisture in the sand keeps it cohesive. The biggest problem you might have is leaving the car
It's not just about the iPhone. Today's the day. Now that we've all shaken off the rust of a three-day weekend, Apple is ready for its annual iPhone reveal. Expect the event also to include a new version
The aerial tanker first entered service when Dwight D. Eisenhower was in the White House. The U.S. Air Force has produced a video to mark the sixtieth year of the KC-135 Stratotanker in service. The tanker
The part of the engine that contains the combustion needs to be kept in tip-top shape. Gas turbine engines on airliners need to handle some serious power outputs. The General Electric CF6 high-bypass engine,
For any trooper in combat, his most important piece of gear is his gun. And fortunately for the US military, American arms makers for years have been at the cutting edge of weaponology, merging technology
Since first coming into service in 1980, the M1 Abrams tank has become a staple of US ground forces. The 67-ton behemoth has since made a name for itself as an incredibly tough, powerful tool that has
The soldier's standard weapon is getting a lot of improvements. A new U.S. Army video shows how today's standard infantry weapon, the M4 carbine, is being updated to perform better on the battlefield.