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This Video Of A CH-47 Extracting Soldiers Off A Ridge Reminds Us Why The Chinook Rules

The big helicopter can execute a "pinnacle landing" maneuver that has proven to be invaluable in Afghanistan.<p>DoD/Screenshot<p>Tyler RogowayView Tyler …

U.S. Set to Beat Russia in Annual Rocket Launches for First Time

An afterword to the space race.<p>During the Cold War, the term "missile gap" came to represent the worry that the United States wasn't as armed as the Soviet Union. But there was also the rocket gap. Although the U.S. got to the moon first, the Soviets—later just Russia—consistently sent more rockets …

HY4: the world's first zero-emission passenger aircraft

Fuel Cell

Opinion: Chinese military drones rival the best of the U.S.

Not too long ago, Chinese dollar stores could be found on almost every corner in Croatia, and everyone knew that if you couldn’t afford a quality …

United Arab Emirates

Satellite images highlight potential problems with Russia’s lone aircraft carrier

Recently released satellite images of the airfield Russia uses in Syria suggest that a contingent of jets from Russia’s lone aircraft carrier, which is floating off Syria’s coast, have been moved inland.<p>The pictures taken Nov. 20 and released to the defense analysis company IHS Janes, show nine …

Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid Blew a Hole in Earth's Crust

A huge chunk of the planet was liquified in the explosive impact event.<p>About 65 million years ago, a space rock six miles wide came hurtling towards …

From drones to AKs, high technology to low politics.

This story includes spoilers for Mission: Impossible Fallout. You’ve seen this movie before. Mission: Impossible Fallout is the sixth...<p>The Syrian …

Pearl Harbor

New Experimental Army Rifle Uses "Telescoped" Ammunition

New ammo technology allows for more powerful, compact bullets.<p>Defense contractor Textron just unveiled a new rifle at the Modern Day Marine conference. Designed to use so-called "telescoped" ammunition, the new rifle promises a harder-hitting, lighter bullet for America's ground troops to fire. …

F-35A fighter jet in pictures

F-35A fighter jet in pictures<p>The U.S. Air Force recently declared that its F-35A Lightning II fighter jet is combat ready. Here are some stunning images of the aircraft.<p>Allison Barrie<p>http://www.foxnews.com/">Fox News<p>http://www.foxnews.com/<p>F-35 at Hill Air Force Base, Utah<p>The F-35A Lightning II …

From drones to AKs, high technology to low politics.

Jul 3, 2018<p>Germany’s air force is in a lot of trouble, according to its leader “The Luftwaffe is at a low...<p>Jul 2, 2018<p>This story originally appeared …

How Japan's newest aircraft carriers stack up to other world powers' flattops

Japan once had the second-most powerful carrier force in the world - on December 7, 1941. On that date, they had six fleet carriers and five light carriers in service, with two fleet carriers on the way. That was in comparison to the United States, which had seven fleet carriers in service with a …

Military

The Latest: UN body calls for action in Syria's Aleppo

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in Syria's civil war after Russian warplanes took off on Tuesday from Iran to bomb Islamic State …

U.S. Navy to China: We’ll sail our ships near your man-made islands whenever we want

https://videos.posttv.com/washpost-production/Reuters/20151008/5616e039e4b020e74175f244/5617a505e4b0335dda30ed7c_1439399835595-cf9g26_t_1444390163275_1280_720_2000.mp4<p>U.S. officials could soon send a Navy ship steaming by a chain of man-made islands that China has built in the South China Sea, …

China